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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th June 2019, 16:08
Replies: 26
Views: 4,102
Posted By GeoffWW
Hi Rick, Please put me down for a new IPK...

Hi Rick,

Please put me down for a new IPK screen.

Thanks,

GeoffWW
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 13th March 2019, 11:15
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By GeoffWW
Diesel back box

Hello,

Has the box been taken by Lee T?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th March 2019, 18:26
Replies: 12
Views: 865
Posted By GeoffWW
Sorry, but I beg to differ to the answers above. ...

Sorry, but I beg to differ to the answers above.

The oval's base has three lugs One at the front end and on the sides, top and bottom,which lock into the hole in the door card.

There is no...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th February 2019, 20:44
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By GeoffWW
Hi Arctic, Thanks for your series of photos...

Hi Arctic,

Thanks for your series of photos on the scuttle panel seals.

I had done the same sequence of removals and cleaned out all the muck from the No8's, the backs of the No7's and the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th February 2019, 10:34
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By GeoffWW
Thanks for all the above ideas. I was surprised...

Thanks for all the above ideas. I was surprised how we get to the back window, from beside the driver's door hinges.

On Grivas's comment on it being the part number 8, the white recesses across...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th February 2019, 23:39
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By GeoffWW
Sorry for the error, Harry, and thanks for the...

Sorry for the error, Harry, and thanks for the other replies.

The No 7 white oval recesses could be the point of entry. The top 'seal' meeting the bottom of the windscreen has shrunk and I have...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th February 2019, 21:44
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By GeoffWW
Fire risk from water ingress near lights switch module

Today, I noticed water was getting onto the bonnet release lever, (and a small panel below it on which I have a tiny L.E.D and a switch, the visible part of, I think, one of Arctics mods which shows...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North West 11th February 2019, 17:36
Replies: 3
Views: 957
Posted By GeoffWW
There could have been 8. I was returning...

There could have been 8.

I was returning home from a day with my sister near Wrexham, and timed my journey back to Manchester to drop in on the meeting last Tuesday night 5th February.

I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2018, 16:53
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By GeoffWW
No throttle response

I fear the other's above are having a bit of fun. As Marinabrian says, the wire tangs on the brushes Marinabrian mentions inside the small box on the pivot end of the throttle or the tracks the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th December 2018, 21:38
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By GeoffWW
I think you will find the wires you want aren't...

I think you will find the wires you want aren't in the fuse box, but tucked away between the fusebox and the front nearside corner of the battery box.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th December 2018, 22:14
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By GeoffWW
On mine, the element broke where it passes...

On mine, the element broke where it passes between the seats central panel and the front external panel. Beneath the inverted "U" of the central seat panel is a thick wire which the upholsterer uses...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th September 2018, 23:00
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By GeoffWW
Scraping noise on back wheel.

Check that all your wheel nuts are on and tight. Loose/lost nuts give that scraping sound.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th April 2018, 19:14
Replies: 37
Views: 3,598
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile I have read through all the entries above,and...

I have read through all the entries above,and nobody has given what I believe to be the reason for the throttle pedal not working. I had the same trouble about 6 to 8 years ago and ended up having to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th February 2018, 11:53
Replies: 61
Views: 4,887
Posted By GeoffWW
It's not cr*p as you put it. All the poor...

It's not cr*p as you put it.

All the poor handbrake problems were due to the badly designed compensator, with the "U" link that opened up because of being welded on one side only, with hard lever...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th January 2018, 22:26
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By GeoffWW
Instead of Colvert's plastic strip, how about a...

Instead of Colvert's plastic strip, how about a piece of sponge "soaked" in grease, eased between the touching pipes, to let them slide against one another without wear damage to either?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th January 2018, 17:31
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By GeoffWW
Before trying to separate the pipe ends from the...

Before trying to separate the pipe ends from the joiner, and the jet connector, warm the pipe ends with a hair drier.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th December 2017, 18:49
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By GeoffWW
8th MOT Pass thanks to Jules

Hi All,

Well today, I gained my 8th MOT from my Connie SE Tourer, at the same place and by the same examiner as all the others. This was all due to the findings of Jules, last Friday, when I took...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th November 2017, 23:08
Replies: 17
Fbh
Views: 605
Posted By GeoffWW
Fbh Starter override problem

Hello Number 6,

Are you sure the battery in your 5 degree override fob is ok and not in need of renewing? I found this was my problem of not starting on override last week.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North West 13th October 2017, 19:12
Replies: 6
Views: 888
Posted By GeoffWW
Hi Jim, I'll be there.

Hi Jim,

I'll be there.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th October 2017, 00:01
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By GeoffWW
Front Parking Aid

I have fitted the front part of a dual front and rear kit from a firm call "Dynamic Parking" leaving the standard Rover rear parking aid to take care of the back end. It has been on the car for over...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th September 2017, 23:47
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By GeoffWW
\\\\\\seat heating

Hello again Macafee 2,... apologies for the long wait to answer your question about the Rave diagram.

It is in the section entitled electrical circuit diagrams number 88. On this diagram, each...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th September 2017, 21:27
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By GeoffWW
Hello Macafee2, When I started to write my...

Hello Macafee2,

When I started to write my entry you had no replies , and I was interrupted by telephone calls, so apologies if my points have already been answered by other entries above.

It...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2017, 19:33
Replies: 47
Views: 2,628
Posted By GeoffWW
Nigel, Who is "CF" in your entry #29...

Nigel,

Who is "CF" in your entry #29 above?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2017, 17:37
Replies: 47
Views: 2,628
Posted By GeoffWW
I was victim of a similar circumstance after a...

I was victim of a similar circumstance after a Mercedese tried to join me in my lane on a roundabout, resulting in both offside doors needing replacing plus a small dint on the sill pulling out. The...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2017, 16:18
Replies: 26
Views: 1,648
Posted By GeoffWW
Thanks Rooney, Mine have just arrived as...

Thanks Rooney,

Mine have just arrived as well. I noted some of the earlier comments, but at the time I bought a set from Crofts, they were the only ones available.

Seeing these latest, and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2017, 19:18
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By GeoffWW
I am not sure if my memory is correct, but isn't...

I am not sure if my memory is correct, but isn't the Cd changer in the boot for saloons?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th July 2017, 23:21
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By GeoffWW
How about using some sticky tape? Wide sellotape...

How about using some sticky tape? Wide sellotape is sticky and could be pushed onto more than one face, aiding retrieval
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2017, 22:27
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By GeoffWW
Can't you bend a wire dress hanger into one or...

Can't you bend a wire dress hanger into one or two hooks of suitable size and "fish" it out? It can't be that big. Can't you use the cables attached to it to assist in retrieving the part?

You are...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2017, 21:26
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By GeoffWW
Hi Kennarf, Nothing looks majorly wrong to...

Hi Kennarf,

Nothing looks majorly wrong to me, other than the 'bar's top face needs cleaning up with some wire wool followed by a light covering of grease especially on the edge face where the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th July 2017, 09:21
Replies: 15
Views: 798
Posted By GeoffWW
Hello Kennyeth, In reply to your question, I...

Hello Kennyeth,

In reply to your question, I use the CD, without any problems, in my CD drive. I have had no need to transfer it all to my laptop.

I am using Windows 10. To get around...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th July 2017, 22:15
Replies: 15
Views: 798
Posted By GeoffWW
Hello Macafee 2, I have just seen your...

Hello Macafee 2,

I have just seen your initial entry and the replies.
I can't help you with the non-cascading down of the various registers filling the tree on Rave but you need to look in the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2017, 22:28
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By GeoffWW
I can't access the pictures either. The...

I can't access the pictures either.

The tailgate trim main panel is held in place by 4 screws, two either side in the 'bottom'of the warning triangle storage place. These need to be removed before...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th June 2017, 15:41
Replies: 23
Views: 1,225
Posted By GeoffWW
No one's mentioned the missing FBH either.

No one's mentioned the missing FBH either.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th June 2017, 22:28
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By GeoffWW
.....Just had a look at Rimmers and found the...

.....Just had a look at Rimmers and found the hose https://www.rimmerbros.co.uk/Item--i-PCH119334 and it costs £44.

See the extra note on the part register number 11, (the hose) which mentions...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th June 2017, 21:53
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By GeoffWW
It looks like you have two leak points here, the...

It looks like you have two leak points here, the hole in the piping, and possibly the joint above it below the knurled vent cap.

The cap is the vent screw, like a brake bleed nipple, for bleeding...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st May 2017, 17:55
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By GeoffWW
Waxoyl Tetrosyl

Harry,

I have a refill tin of Waxoyl and their pressure cannister for applying the material.

The application pressure canister is marked " Hammerite and Waxoyl are trade marks of the ICI...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th May 2017, 15:36
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By GeoffWW
1.8 Slight leak

Are you overfilling the header tank? You haven't mentioned the very low level 'max' mark moulded into the bottom of the tank.

The maximum level mark is visible through the pressure cap hole, and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th May 2017, 14:46
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Meeting other Members

I also met a member, JohnW, who lives a mile or so from me, yesterday. I have regularly passed his house for a number of years, and see his Y register burgundy saloon, on my way to and from Eccles. ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th May 2017, 09:29
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By GeoffWW
Tourer

The same goes for me.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th May 2017, 15:32
Replies: 1
Views: 263
Posted By GeoffWW
Hi Ste, Have sent you two PM's

Hi Ste,

Have sent you two PM's
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2017, 21:56
Replies: 17
Views: 815
Posted By GeoffWW
Also already done directly, and I go along with...

Also already done directly, and I go along with all the comments already made
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th March 2017, 12:48
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By GeoffWW
Tailgate window frame rust

I have a spare tailgate window which I picked up a few years ago. The hardest thing, which I haven't managed to do yet is separate the metal frame from the glass. Part of the frame has separated from...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th March 2017, 16:47
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By GeoffWW
Tourer Tailgate Glass Window Adjustment

You can adjust them by loosening the small screws that secure the hinge/base-plate to the window's metal support frame. I adjusted mine a couple of years ago.
Before loosening the screws, mark both...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th March 2017, 14:51
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By GeoffWW
http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k639/GeoffWW/R...

http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k639/GeoffWW/R75%20Brake%20Pad%20Wear%20Cable%20route/R75%20Throttle%20innards/DSCF4629.jpg...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th March 2017, 14:39
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By GeoffWW
http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k639/GeoffWW/R...

http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k639/GeoffWW/R75%20Brake%20Pad%20Wear%20Cable%20route/R75%20Throttle%20innards/DSCF4160.jpg...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th March 2017, 00:47
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By GeoffWW
Accelerator

Your problem is worn brushes/tracks within the box at the spindle end of the throttle arm. There are 4 sets of three tangs which scroll across their respective concentric curved contact tracks from...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st December 2016, 17:45
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By GeoffWW
Have you still got the cover? The cover is...

Have you still got the cover?

The cover is fairly substantial and should be in a reasonable state fit for re-use again. If you haven't got it, it may have been pushed up into the cavity and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th December 2016, 21:16
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By GeoffWW
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting...

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/13125862c9c333486.bmp[/ur[/IMG]

I could not access the previous link.This is what it looks like. Its a Torx25H
bits -
The bit in the holder is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th December 2016, 17:45
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By GeoffWW
Hello Pete, Welcome to the Forum, but what a...

Hello Pete,

Welcome to the Forum, but what a problem to start with.

I have just sent you a PM (Private Messages). See just below you Name box on the top right corner.

...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th December 2016, 12:20
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By GeoffWW
Hello again Spyder, This morning, I went out...

Hello again Spyder,

This morning, I went out to do some shopping.

The main tailgate was opened and closed twice at different shopping centres. then coming down a slip road off the M60, before...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th December 2016, 21:29
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By GeoffWW
Hello Spyder, Thanks for your reply. ...

Hello Spyder,

Thanks for your reply.

Under the wiper arm, from memory of some time ago, there is a circular spool with a hole through it, which, going back to my days of magnetism and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th December 2016, 19:29
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By GeoffWW
How does Tailgate window latch work?

I have just had a couple of days where the tailgate latch has suddenly released, whilst setting off from stationary, followed by being unable to release it.

Does anyone on the forum know how the...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North West 14th December 2016, 17:33
Replies: 35
Views: 4,304
Posted By GeoffWW
Christmas Lunch

Hi All,

Sorry it's a bit late, but I have just phoned the Cat and Lion and added my name with my food selection.

See you all there on Sunday.

Geoff.:icon_lol:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th December 2016, 09:30
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By GeoffWW
Another year's motoring

Obtained a new MOT yesterday- 5th one in my ownership of this car-
with no advisories either.

This will take me into my twelfth year of "75 Tourer" ownership. The previous one was another...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th December 2016, 17:46
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Hello Klarzy, There was no mention of the...

Hello Klarzy,

There was no mention of the impact sensor problem in Lynyrd's first entry, only the need to "get the air bag warning light problem sorted".
There are hundreds of entries on this...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th December 2016, 17:21
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile You don't need to go under the carpets. I would...

You don't need to go under the carpets. I would suggest that you check the blue and yellow connectors mounted on the lower cross-bar beneath the driver's seat. I think that the yellow is for the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th October 2016, 16:27
Replies: 12
Views: 1,608
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Tourer Roof Lining Removal

Hello Questionmark,

I started to compose my reply before the above reply had been entered.

I took my roof lining down last year to cure a vibration above it and from memory, it is very stiff,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th September 2016, 12:34
Replies: 37
Views: 2,406
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Rover 75 Insurance.

Just reading through all the above entries, and other insurance problems elsewhere, has anyone from the higher echelons of 'The Forum' ever considered exploring a link with an insurer who is prepared...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North West 23rd July 2016, 19:39
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Hello Jim, Looks like I'm the first to say I...

Hello Jim,

Looks like I'm the first to say I will be attending on 24th. See you tomorrow lunch time.

Kind Regards,

Geoff.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th July 2016, 15:57
Replies: 27
Views: 2,068
Posted By GeoffWW
Hello again, Animesis, ..I have just read...

Hello again, Animesis,

..I have just read your last entry. Have you read my entries that two corners have no cables at all?!!!

The cable from the pads can't be missed.

Have you been able to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th July 2016, 14:47
Replies: 27
Views: 2,068
Posted By GeoffWW
Here is the part you need. ...

Here is the part you need.

http://www.rimmerbros.co.uk/Item--i-GRID001572

Point 9 on the drawing is the brake pad, and point 10 is the cable, coiled round for ease of taking the picture. ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th July 2016, 14:21
Replies: 27
Views: 2,068
Posted By GeoffWW
Just beaten by T-Cut and FrenchMike, but neither...

Just beaten by T-Cut and FrenchMike, but neither have mentioned the following.

Have you looked at all four brakes for your missing wear indicator(s)

There are only two fitted, one to the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2016, 22:33
Replies: 4
Views: 821
Posted By GeoffWW
Cheap 75 for sale

I am the member who contacted Rich about the car. To help prevent overloading Rich (on present interest, just joking) with requests for the photos, I could be contacted for them through the daytime....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2016, 13:07
Replies: 14
Views: 1,092
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile The ad' has now been removed from Gumtree. I was...

The ad' has now been removed from Gumtree. I was down in London on Monday when the first entries about it came up on this Forum. I was all ready to be driving back to Manchester in this saloon, but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2016, 12:37
Replies: 17
Views: 1,362
Posted By GeoffWW
I also saw the programme. It looked like she...

I also saw the programme. It looked like she stopped on the Worsley slip road. I, too, wondered what had caused the fire in the first place.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th June 2016, 16:13
Replies: 15
Views: 1,551
Posted By GeoffWW
Have sent you a pm, just before seeing T-Cut's...

Have sent you a pm, just before seeing T-Cut's last post above.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th June 2016, 14:39
Replies: 15
Views: 1,551
Posted By GeoffWW
Thanks Muggerebee for your added contribution, ...

Thanks Muggerebee for your added contribution,

That is exactly what I mean. Without the addition of the "FOC", the whole of the
join between the top and the sidewall needs to be carefully...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th June 2016, 14:02
Replies: 15
Views: 1,551
Posted By GeoffWW
Chris, Referring to your entry #6:- ...

Chris,

Referring to your entry #6:-

Has your garage actually taken the filter out and checked it's current state. The "FOC" was developed after the pump body came away from it's top, to hold...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th June 2016, 12:00
Replies: 15
Views: 1,551
Posted By GeoffWW
.. Just looked through the How-to's. The...

.. Just looked through the How-to's.

The "FOC" How to" is currently the bottom line entry on page 4 for the Engine and Technical 'How-to's'.There are pictures showing the clip and the various...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th June 2016, 11:49
Replies: 15
Views: 1,551
Posted By GeoffWW
Hi Preacher, My first "75" was a 1.8T and...

Hi Preacher,

My first "75" was a 1.8T and I had exactly the same trouble. - Ok one night, next morning - starter motor turned the engine over but it would not fire at all.

What year is your...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2016, 15:20
Replies: 28
Views: 1,796
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Hello Dapol, Thanks for your speedy answer...

Hello Dapol,

Thanks for your speedy answer to my pm.. Wrong colour anyway. Never mind.
I have just seen the entries since mine. I wish you luck with your £50 helper. It sounds as though you...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2016, 14:48
Replies: 28
Views: 1,796
Posted By GeoffWW
Possible scrapping

Hi Dapol,

I have just sent you a pm.

GeoffWW
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2016, 17:56
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By GeoffWW
I have just had a look at the link given by "The...

I have just had a look at the link given by "The Mighty Quinn" above.

Referring to pictures 6 and 7:-

Picture 6 is for a seat carriage adjustment, mounted on the side of the seat base, on the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2016, 17:01
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By GeoffWW
Tight seat Lumbar adjuster

I have just seen the other replies, not there when I started my solution.

The lumbar adjuster is held on as an interference fit. Don't do what I did and try to cut out the centre 'ring/disc'....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th February 2016, 17:57
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By GeoffWW
Hello Ian, Thanks for your reply. I...

Hello Ian,

Thanks for your reply.

I took the reel from the base of the 'B' post this
morning. There was some 'fluff'on the inner face of one of the side plates holding it together. I wiped...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th February 2016, 09:03
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By GeoffWW
I have just returned to my post of yesterday...

I have just returned to my post of yesterday afternoon. 39 Viewings and no replies. I have searched the internet and the Rover 75 seems to have gained a prominence there in seat belt locking failure,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th February 2016, 16:55
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By GeoffWW
Driver's seat belt won't lock

Hi All,

After fitting my Waeco seat warming pads yesterday, I suddenly find my seat belt won't "lock" on the slack belt being pulled. I have looked through the interior "How-to's" but the nearest...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2016, 14:17
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By GeoffWW
6 Yrs on Thursday

It will be 6 years with mine on Thursday, - another Moonstone diesel Tourer, after a 2 year gap from an earlier 1.8T Tourer, again Moonstone, which I had owned for 4 years, when I had a company car,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd January 2016, 12:11
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By GeoffWW
Tourer ECU access

Hello again MWMan,

I have just seen your reply and the other from Mike Nok. I am not sure as to whether you have to unbolt the load-space cover side clamp from the top of the wheel arch. (see...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd January 2016, 22:55
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By GeoffWW
Tourer Reverse Parking ECU

Your access to the parking sensor control unit behind the rear side lining is the last thing you need to be doing to check the system. There are other more easily done checks you can do before going...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th December 2015, 18:11
Replies: 2
Views: 831
Posted By GeoffWW
MG ZT-T Tailgate trim removal

Hi Craig,

Although it is dark now, I have put together the following, from memory, to help you remove the trim. Mine is a Rover 75 Tourer but I expect your ZT T to be the same.
1. Open up the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th December 2015, 21:40
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By GeoffWW
Hi Dave T, I notice on your photo that the...

Hi Dave T,

I notice on your photo that the spare wheel locking screw is below the grey cover. Have you tried putting the locking screw 'above' the grey cover. i.e. locking the grey cover together...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th December 2015, 21:21
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By GeoffWW
Never looked back - FBH flat battery

Unless I have misread the above from Gorephoto, you are only using the FBH when the engine is running, The reason you have "never looked back" is because you will have not placed a direct drain on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th December 2015, 14:37
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Congrats to all above. Mine passed today with no...

Congrats to all above. Mine passed today with no advisories.

Now going into 6th year of ownership. Car 12 and a half years old, - 122K miles.

It was quite a nice feeling, but how long will it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th November 2015, 21:37
Replies: 10
Views: 1,299
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Hello Mangizmo, I saw your entry this...

Hello Mangizmo,

I saw your entry this morning and started to answer it but decided that someone else might be able to help you better than me. Seeing no other volunteers, here goes.

I have a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2015, 17:50
Replies: 9
Views: 1,075
Posted By GeoffWW
It should be slightly concave front to rear...

It should be slightly concave front to rear edges, with the concave side'looking up at the engine'.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2015, 14:56
Replies: 144
Views: 12,735
Posted By GeoffWW
Sick and tired

Hello Brian,

I have just read through all the above entries as I was underneath my car all yesterday, getting ready for my car's MOT in December.

As with others, you helped me twice directly,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th October 2015, 15:20
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By GeoffWW
Just looked on E bay for the Tourer rear light...

Just looked on E bay for the Tourer rear light repair kit. Cant see them anywhere. Please give more details.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd September 2015, 11:42
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By GeoffWW
Hello Drew 49, Please see my entry to your...

Hello Drew 49,

Please see my entry to your posting in the 'General' section.


GeoffWW
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd September 2015, 11:29
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By GeoffWW
Tailgate strut pin DIY repair

Depending on the amount of tearing damage to the gutter metal where the ball is fixed, and whether you are a DIY person, you may be able to repair it yourself using a support plate. This has been...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd September 2015, 10:38
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By GeoffWW
Notices Banner

Many thanks to the Forum Team for your birthday wishes on the top banner.

I spent yesterday afternoon raising my car up on wooden blocks to do a pre winter check up on all the corrosion spots on...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th August 2015, 12:20
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile I second Werdna. Whether our cars are old...

I second Werdna.

Whether our cars are old or not, Most of us take a pride in our cars, and would be devastated if they were stolen.

Sorry Brian and Trebor, but the last thing we want on the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2015, 08:18
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By GeoffWW
Whereabouts in South Manchester are you/is the...

Whereabouts in South Manchester are you/is the car? It is a big area.

Are you in the RAC or similar?

They could tow you (front wheels off the ground in small trailing carrier) to Horners at...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th June 2015, 22:10
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By GeoffWW
Clive, At just under 1/2 full on the gauge,...

Clive,

At just under 1/2 full on the gauge, you should have a range, doing motorway/A1 style of driving - hardly any stops, steady mile after mile, of nearly 300 miles and not 100. I can get my...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th May 2015, 09:54
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Wow, that was quick. Hope it saves you buying...

Wow, that was quick. Hope it saves you buying things unnecessarily. Just release the front wheel-arch liner to gain a limited access. Best access is with the whole front off.

Best of luck

Geoff
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th May 2015, 09:47
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By GeoffWW
Your washer bottle, pump and filter may need...

Your washer bottle, pump and filter may need washing out, the whole system, the filter especially. Even with the various windscreen cleaner fluids, over the years it seams a foam/scum builds up and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2015, 12:11
Replies: 12
Views: 1,440
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Hello again, Oldie, Between the rain...

Hello again, Oldie,

Between the rain showers, I have managed to take the chrome cover off again and see what is between the plastic base and the chrome itself.

I undid the two small screws...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2015, 10:15
Replies: 12
Views: 1,440
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Hello again Oldie, Just out of curiosity, I...

Hello again Oldie,

Just out of curiosity, I released the chrome number plate cover yesterday afternoon. The 4 screws are a six point star type but with the central "security" pin size "T-25H.
On...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2015, 10:33
Replies: 12
Views: 1,440
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Hello again,Oldie, I take it from your reply...

Hello again,Oldie,

I take it from your reply that you have read the two pm's I sent you.

I don't see what you will gain by purchasing the e-bay lock before you know what is actually the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2015, 12:02
Replies: 12
Views: 1,440
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Have sent you a pm

Have sent you a pm
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th April 2015, 10:43
Replies: 41
Views: 3,857
Posted By GeoffWW
To get you moving forwards, have you tried the...

To get you moving forwards, have you tried the sports or snow modes?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2015, 09:02
Replies: 12
Views: 1,440
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Tourer Tailgate Locked

Hello Oldie,

...Just seen your problem and Richards reply. To add further, you do not need to remove any trim. The means to open the main hatch lock mechanically is already in place.

- With...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th April 2015, 16:58
Replies: 13
Views: 1,168
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile PDC Continual sounding

Not mentioned so far is the fact that any paint blistering on the sensors will trigger the continual bleep. I had this problem on my earlier 1.8T Tourer.

The unit senses the very small space...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th April 2015, 17:24
Replies: 6
Views: 846
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Tourer tailgate release

Sometimes the rubber weather cover where you press under the chrome number plate top-cover, comes adrift and ends up jamming the lever you normally press "through the rubber".
Try removing the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th April 2015, 11:51
Replies: 69
Views: 4,881
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Throttle problems

I have sent you a pm
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th March 2015, 10:56
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By GeoffWW
Wheel alignment

Hi all,

Having seen the above, including the settings table, I thought the 4 wheel alignment had to be done with a full tank of fuel, even though the table states "unladen".
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2015, 18:47
Replies: 109
Views: 4,098
Posted By GeoffWW
A couple of my ideas have already been mentioned....

A couple of my ideas have already been mentioned. How about a Hi-line sat nav/TV complete kit
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th March 2015, 15:20
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By GeoffWW
Hello Oldcarguy, Oooops...... I stand...

Hello Oldcarguy,

Oooops...... I stand corrected. I overlooked the window's frame on the glass's underside.

I have a spare tailgate window with the same problem, but have abandoned my efforts...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th March 2015, 13:36
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile The above is totally wrong. The glass is hinged...

The above is totally wrong. The glass is hinged on to the main tailgate near the main hinges.

Do you know that the glass part opens separately from the metal tailgate frame?

It is locked at...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th March 2015, 16:28
Replies: 69
Views: 4,881
Posted By GeoffWW
And here is the "base-plate" the brushes rotate...

And here is the "base-plate" the brushes rotate on:-http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k639/GeoffWW/DSCF4160.jpg (http://s1119.photobucket.com/user/GeoffWW/media/DSCF4160.jpg.html).

Really, this...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th March 2015, 16:12
Replies: 69
Views: 4,881
Posted By GeoffWW
http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k639/GeoffWW/D...

http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k639/GeoffWW/DSCF4629.jpg (http://s1119.photobucket.com/user/GeoffWW/media/DSCF4629.jpg.html)

Here is where I am now. I have Just clicked at the bottom to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th March 2015, 15:59
Replies: 69
Views: 4,881
Posted By GeoffWW
Hello again Dorset Bob, I now have 4...

Hello again Dorset Bob,

I now have 4 different pictures now in my Photobucket, two placed today and the other two together some long time ago but checking on the "IMG numbers", all 4 are the same....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th March 2015, 13:17
Replies: 69
Views: 4,881
Posted By GeoffWW
Hello Dorset Bob, Thanks for your quick...

Hello Dorset Bob,

Thanks for your quick reply for my photo problem.

In Photobucket, I can select the photos I wish to upload from my laptop photo files, and get the photo ID into Photobucket's...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th March 2015, 12:52
Replies: 69
Views: 4,881
Posted By GeoffWW
Thanks for your help, Brian. At the time...

Thanks for your help, Brian.

At the time mine gave trouble - about 15 months ago, the only option through my local X-Part was the whole unit, from which I just removed the throttle arm. I argued...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th March 2015, 14:00
Replies: 69
Views: 4,881
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Hi James, Inside the box mounted on the...

Hi James,

Inside the box mounted on the throttle pedal spindle are copper brushes which, connected to the pedal, give a series of arcs, rubbing on copper arcs of different diameters on a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2015, 12:37
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Hello gbsh, Glad to see you have seen my...

Hello gbsh,

Glad to see you have seen my entry already. Which of my questions can you answer now, and what are the answers?

Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2015, 11:15
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile FBH on deathbed

What is wrong with your FBH for you to make the above statement? It is a simple heater, but any one of various safety controls can stop it working.

The Thermo Top Z/C - D comes in two models for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2015, 10:11
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Looking for my old car

Having seen the above link, I decided to check out my previous Rover 75 Tourer BF52 FCC, Moonstone green, 1.8T Connoisseur SE Manual. According to the DVLA it is still in use. Is the owner on the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th February 2015, 19:45
Replies: 52
Views: 5,233
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Mat, Can you bring me a full set to the next...

Mat,

Can you bring me a full set to the next Stretton Sunday meet in March and I settle up then.

Thanks,

Geoff
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th February 2015, 18:47
Replies: 33
Views: 1,862
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Hello smeegol, Welcome to the club. It could...

Hello smeegol,

Welcome to the club. It could have been in better circumstances
I have sent to you a pm. Click on the Private Messages button, in your welcome box, top right corner of this screen....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th January 2015, 13:28
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Hi Richard, My nearside strut mount caved in...

Hi Richard,

My nearside strut mount caved in last summer and I rescued it by pulling the mounting pinball back into it's correct 'position' using "JB Weld epoxy" and a 38mm ss washer ground oval...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2015, 11:13
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile I have noticed the same thing in mine. To relieve...

I have noticed the same thing in mine. To relieve the drag on the drive-belts, I slip the selector up a notch into neutral, and watch for the traffic lights to change or any signs of the traffic in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th January 2015, 14:00
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile If the tailgate window lock is not fully locked,...

If the tailgate window lock is not fully locked, the wiper will not work.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2015, 13:34
Replies: 27
Views: 3,129
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile For those who had their eye on the thermal screen...

For those who had their eye on the thermal screen cover. I obtained one this morning. It is not very generous on the width and doesn't completely cover the windscreen. With the driver's side of the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th January 2015, 00:49
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile As Oldcarguy above mentions, the pump does need...

As Oldcarguy above mentions, the pump does need to be primed, but it is not like the old SU pumps going continuously once connected.

The FBH fuel pump is a single stroke positive displacement...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2015, 11:28
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile I have just started my 6th year of ownership on...

I have just started my 6th year of ownership on my present CDTi Tourer Automatic following an earlier 4 year period (with 1 year between) with a 1.8T Tourer manual, Both Connoisseur SE spec.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2015, 00:27
Replies: 12
Fbh
Views: 1,190
Posted By GeoffWW
Could it be leaking from the circular air bleed...

Could it be leaking from the circular air bleed mounted in the hose that goes over the top left-hand corner of the unit. Sometimes it can leak out on the battery side of the air bleed and is missed,
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2015, 22:02
Replies: 67
Views: 5,448
Posted By GeoffWW
Hi Brian, Having had an Insignia in my last...

Hi Brian,

Having had an Insignia in my last three month of employment before retirement in 2010, your entry was of more than normal interest to me.

Looking through the above entries, no one...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th December 2014, 17:40
Replies: 5
Mot
Views: 359
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Hi Ken, I saw you had been over to Conwy...

Hi Ken,

I saw you had been over to Conwy recently. Hopefully you car is now sorted out?

Are you coming to the Stretton Christmas Dinner on 21st?

How did you get your "Merry Christmas"...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th December 2014, 16:26
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile MOT Snap

Well done. Just had mine done as Forum entry a few above yours.

Again 4th MOT straight passes at K118 miles.

THESE CARS MUST BE GOOD
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th December 2014, 16:20
Replies: 5
Mot
Views: 359
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Hello rathlindri, Yes it was. This is my...

Hello rathlindri,

Yes it was. This is my 4th MOT renewal with this car and all passed each year.
..... not bad going for an eleven year old car on K118 miles.

Have you any idea on how I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th December 2014, 16:10
Replies: 5
Mot
Views: 359
Posted By GeoffWW
Smile Mot

Just got back home after the yearly trip to the Local MOT centre.

Passed again with no advisories. Even no mention, as on last years certificate, of the engine cover and undertray.

It was...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd December 2014, 18:06
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By GeoffWW
Tailgate release

This seems to becoming a fairly regular problem.

Check the rubber weather cover fitted on the underside of the chrome number plate cover, where you press to open the tailgate, has not come out of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2014, 09:31
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By GeoffWW
Was that your trouble then?

Was that your trouble then?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th November 2014, 15:35
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By GeoffWW
This has happened with a number of Tourers and...

This has happened with a number of Tourers and can be easily rectified as follows:-

Is the rubber weather seal underneath the Chrome number plate cover in it's correct position? Sometimes,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st November 2014, 17:39
Replies: 18
Views: 5,019
Posted By GeoffWW
One thing not mentioned yet is an inner...

One thing not mentioned yet is an inner grey-coloured weather/sound deadening cover stuck on all the way around the inner perimeter edge of the door with a "soft" black bitumen glue. Be careful with...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North West 15th November 2014, 12:43
Replies: 64
Views: 5,092
Posted By GeoffWW
Hi Jim, I'll be there as well. See you at...

Hi Jim,

I'll be there as well. See you at tomorrow's meet to give you my food selection and payment.

Geoff.
Forum: Was it you? 30th October 2014, 09:22
Replies: 0
Views: 346
Posted By GeoffWW
Silver ZT190 at Asda, Peel Green

Saw above on Asda's car park, Liverpool Road, Eccles yesterday morning. Absolutely stunning.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th September 2014, 11:12
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By GeoffWW
After seeing Lottysvdub's idea above, this...

After seeing Lottysvdub's idea above, this morning, I decided to give the rag idea a try. I had no luck so I used two flat garden trowels slid in from either side, one above the spindle and the other...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th September 2014, 20:20
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By GeoffWW
I had exactly the same trouble a couple of years...

I had exactly the same trouble a couple of years ago. I eventually came to the conclusion that there was possibly a nut under the knob's round central disc . I carefully cut this out. There is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th September 2014, 08:40
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By GeoffWW
As promised last night. I've just been out to...

As promised last night. I've just been out to check before seeing the entries after my last one.

It is the TS25 you need.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th September 2014, 20:26
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By GeoffWW
Harry, In the engine "How-to's" there's an...

Harry,

In the engine "How-to's" there's an entry headed Maf Sensor, by Grey Ghost, dated 15th Jan 2007. He has it listed as the TS25.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th September 2014, 19:43
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By GeoffWW
I have a cheap set (US Pro Tools) of 7 TX Star...

I have a cheap set (US Pro Tools) of 7 TX Star sockets from TS40, TS30, TS27,TS25, TS20. TS15,and TS10. These have the security hole drilled into the end of the socket, and the "5 corners" rather...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th September 2014, 17:19
Replies: 8
Views: 938
Posted By GeoffWW
Hello again JT667, I have just seen your latest...

Hello again JT667,
I have just seen your latest entry with your problem(s).

For the rear wiper, have you taken into account the rotating position ( between the four 'lines') of the wiper "switch"...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st August 2014, 18:58
Replies: 8
Views: 938
Posted By GeoffWW
Hello again JT667, I have had my sister...

Hello again JT667,
I have had my sister visiting me this afternoon, and been unable to keep up with your progress until now).

Sorry I did not mention it before, but having now seen your...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st August 2014, 10:37
Replies: 8
Views: 938
Posted By GeoffWW
Hello JT667, I have seen your above e-mail...

Hello JT667,

I have seen your above e-mail with no replies, so I have just taken the black lower inner lining off the tailgate and viewed mine from the outside, with the tailgate closed and the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2014, 20:09
Replies: 277
Views: 14,198
Posted By GeoffWW
........Also signed up

........Also signed up
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th July 2014, 22:33
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By GeoffWW
On your mirror shaking problem, first question...

On your mirror shaking problem, first question is, -is the mirror cracked or damaged?
If not, it may be a replacement, where an anti-vibration strip of plastic, about 2 inches long by about half...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th July 2014, 22:03
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By GeoffWW
Answering just your first point about the fuel...

Answering just your first point about the fuel pumps, your easiest way of dealing with your "problem" is to use the 1/4 full as the time to add fuel.

The tank is 'split' in two halves across the...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North West 9th May 2014, 15:43
Replies: 83
Views: 5,165
Posted By GeoffWW
Hi Jim, By my reconning, there are still a...

Hi Jim,

By my reconning, there are still a few places left. If so, please put me down for one.

Thanks,

Geoff.
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