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Rover 75. Horn operation w.r.t. ignition switch
Yesterday, a child ( age estimated 5-7 yrs old ) was left in charge ( in the driver's seat )of a Rover 75 in my road with the engine running and the lights on main beam. He proceeded to annoy the the...
11 years ago 2
 
Anyone own a Rover Metro automatic
My idle speed is very high, I've been told this is due a trannny that runs on a band, also that that it can be adjusted. But I'd like to know if owners of similar cars have the same problem. The idle...
15 years ago
 
Change from internal MAP sensor to External MAP sensor on MEMS 1.9
I am currently working on a turbo upgrade of my 1.8 K-series engine and looking to use a piggy back to modify e.a. MAP sensor readings. Map sensor will be a 2,5 bar sensor. My current ROVER MEMS 1.9...
15 years ago
 
Can't find switch to open fuel cap!
Help - I have bought a used December 2002 Rover 75 2 litre diesel CDT but the user manual is temporarily at the dealer. Where is the switch to open the fuel cap cover? I can't find it! Peter There...
16 years ago 3
 
Rover 416 si broken gearbox does honda gearbox fit.
Halloo. Have a Rover 416si april 97 with a rattle during driving. garage says gearbox needs replacing (bad luck). looking for scrappy but that's a problem, until now no scrappy gearbox found (in...
16 years ago 4
 
Rover 600 clock light
Hi, I have a Rover 600 2L auto 1999 model. The dash has a rectangular lcd clock above the heater controls. Unfortunately the light for the clock has failed. Any-one know how to get in to change the...
16 years ago 2
 
alarm problems with rover 420D
Hi group, I have a 1996 Rover 420 with (at this moment) only 1 key and remote control (wich controls the immobiliser and the alarm) now it looks like that remote is also broken and beacuse Ineeded the...
16 years ago 1
 
Rover 216 SLi Not starting when engine is warm
Hi there, I have a peculiar problem with my K Reg 216 Sli (Honda Engine). When I start the car first thing in the morning it starts no problem. When the engine has been running for a while, reaches...
16 years ago 7
 
Fitting Rover 214 driveshaft
OK, about a week ago I had the offside driveshaft on my 1991 Rover 214 fail. Basically it completely broke in two about a 1/3 of the way from the outer CV joint. There's a dodgy bearing in my gearbox...
17 years ago 2
 
SRS light stops on
my SRS (airbag) warning light stops on (should go out after ignition) - on 620i took it for service today and rover dealer reakons it's £650 for new passenger bag + fitting does that sound right? i...
17 years ago 38
 
Jerky acceleration when engine hot, overheating?
The car is a 1993 Rover 420 GSi Turbo (petrol) I'm trying to solve a problem of random jerkiness under hard acceleration. The jerkiness happens when the engine is warmed up/hot, and gets progressively...
17 years ago 5
 
2001 Rover 45 TD Fault code
Hi Folks. My Rover 45 has just flashed the check engine light, and its stayed on. What would this usualy mean.? Its a deisel (first one Ive had) so surely there cant be that much to go wrong ! I dont...
14 years ago 19
 
Range Rover Evoque convertible to go on sale next year
Looking forward to seeing more news about this new Evoque as well as photos. FROM: ANE A convertible version of the Range Rover Evoque will go on sale next year, Land Rover said in a statement. Forty...
5 years ago
 
radio fault
I just replaced my rover 75 car battery. I have a synphony radio install and the unit has just come up with the code EP E02 for some reason...no matter what I try nothing seems to let me get to the...
13 years ago 1
 
fuel & stop start
My Rover Metro 96 has started behaving strangely. Starts fine. But when driving, at any time, the engine will stutter, as if its not getting fuel, do it a few times, then run fine. The cap and rotor...
14 years ago
 
Rover Metro automatic idle
I've got a 96 version of this great British invention. The idle is very high, I could be at the bottom of Everest in idle, and be at the top in no time. Someone told me this is normal with this car,...
15 years ago 8
 
Rover 45 radio fuse
Hi Guys My Rover 45 (2000 model) which I've had for the last 4 years has started blowing it's fuse. Three in the last week and now it won't take a fuse without blowing. It is a common flaut amongst...
13 years ago 4
 
Rover 220SD Water Circulation Problem
Hi All, I have a 1998 Rover 220SD (diesel). Its got 100K on the clock. It does not seem to be circulating the water round the engine properly niether is it turning the radiator fan on. It also keeps...
16 years ago 10
 
Water/Coolant loss
Hi, I have a Rover 216 Coupe with a K-16 Engine. NIGHTMARE!! The problem started with water loss from the expansion tank/excessive steam/smoke from the exhaust and the temp guage rising and dropping...
14 years ago 1
 
Boring old "it won't start" question - Rover 400
My 1998 414 Si had been standing unused for a couple of weeks. I tried to start it but the battery was all but flat, turned slowly but wouldn't fire. Charged up the battery... still won't start, still...
16 years ago 10