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Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th December 2019, 19:04
Replies: 45
Views: 2,934
Posted By Dave6
I thought I would provide an update. Upon further...

I thought I would provide an update. Upon further investigation coolant was found in the V of the engine due to a leak in one of the pipes close to the thermostat. A thermostat kit was purchased from...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2019, 13:24
Replies: 45
Views: 2,934
Posted By Dave6
Thank you for the various responses. The readings...

Thank you for the various responses. The readings are being taken from the OBD pressing 19 - 7. The water pump and belts were changed when I purchased the car in July. The radiator and thermostat...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th November 2019, 12:52
Replies: 45
Views: 2,934
Posted By Dave6
Could somebody provide me with MGR instructions...

Could somebody provide me with MGR instructions to fill and bleed the cooling system? Thanks.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th November 2019, 00:32
Replies: 45
Views: 2,934
Posted By Dave6
Thanks. The fan has not continued to run after...

Thanks. The fan has not continued to run after switch off so I think it could be a pressure issue. New cap ordered from Rimmer Broa so letís see if that works.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2019, 14:40
Replies: 45
Views: 2,934
Posted By Dave6
Hi TC. I do not know if it was doing this before...

Hi TC. I do not know if it was doing this before the fan change. The failure of the previous three speed fan system prompted me to change the fan. Why do you ask? Have you seen this before? It is an...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2019, 09:15
Replies: 45
Views: 2,934
Posted By Dave6
Thank you for the responses. The two speed fan...

Thank you for the responses. The two speed fan system is working at the correct temperatures according to the OBD so perhaps this is a pressurisation issue. I will buy a new expansion tank cap and if...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th November 2019, 18:24
Replies: 45
Views: 2,934
Posted By Dave6
Yes it's a new two speed fan that is coming on at...

Yes it's a new two speed fan that is coming on at the correct temperatures according to the OBD. The issue seems to arise when it hits heavy traffic after a fast drive on a motorway or similar. If I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th November 2019, 17:53
Replies: 45
Views: 2,934
Posted By Dave6
It occurred to me that the temperature...

It occurred to me that the temperature fluctuations were quite large and I would have thought that the slow speed fan would have kept things in check most of the time. Is it normal for the high speed...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th November 2019, 17:40
Replies: 45
Views: 2,934
Posted By Dave6
2.5 V6. Cooling fans coming on at 100 and 106.in...

2.5 V6. Cooling fans coming on at 100 and 106.in traffic. It will cool down to 92 via fans and driving. Then will go back to 105 plus when it hits traffic again. Sometimes it will go down from 105 to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th November 2019, 14:02
Replies: 45
Views: 2,934
Posted By Dave6
Operating Temperature

Hi all. Over recent months I have had new belts, thermostat, water pump, 2 speed fan and radiator. Temp is rising to 110 in stop start traffic before high speed fan brings it down. Operates at 92-97...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th October 2019, 23:00
Replies: 29
Views: 1,080
Posted By Dave6
Thanks for the help all. I am pleased to report...

Thanks for the help all. I am pleased to report that my car has a new two speed fan thats working beautifully. Low speed comes on at 99 and turns off at 95. Low speed comes on with the demist test...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2019, 20:06
Replies: 29
Views: 1,080
Posted By Dave6
Thanks Simon. I will pop down to the garage...

Thanks Simon. I will pop down to the garage tomorrow and take it from there. They have used Rimmer Bros for a few other bits and pieces but it's probably more cost effective to get the fan from...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2019, 19:51
Replies: 29
Views: 1,080
Posted By Dave6
Thanks Simon. That's really helpful. I have...

Thanks Simon. That's really helpful. I have limited DIY skills so I probably wouldn't want to tackle it. I have a decent local garage so I will see if they can help. How did you go about your fix?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2019, 19:29
Replies: 29
Views: 1,080
Posted By Dave6
I've just run the demist test for 5 minutes. It...

I've just run the demist test for 5 minutes. It did not cycle and stayed on constantly. Of course, it could be running at high speed but I have no reference point.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2019, 19:01
Replies: 29
Views: 1,080
Posted By Dave6
I've had the car a few months. Belts, water pump,...

I've had the car a few months. Belts, water pump, thermostat were done a few weeks after I bought it. A new radiator was fitted about a fortnight ago. I've tested it again this evening with the AC...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2019, 17:17
Replies: 29
Views: 1,080
Posted By Dave6
Thanks for the responses. I have a 52 plate 2.5...

Thanks for the responses. I have a 52 plate 2.5 V6 Connoisseur. By way of an update, the fan comes on with the demist test. Doesn't appear to be that fast. It also comes on with AC on auto and again...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd October 2019, 23:31
Replies: 29
Views: 1,080
Posted By Dave6
Cooling Fan Speed

My cooling fan activates using the demist test and also when auto AC is engaged. Does this confirm that the low spped setting on the fan is working fine or could the high speed fan kick in on these...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th August 2019, 20:40
Replies: 0
Views: 460
Posted By Dave6
Rover 75 Review

Hi all. Here's a video review of my recently purchased 75. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=l48SoSj2dXs
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2019, 22:44
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By Dave6
Thanks. Any idea where I may be able to find a...

Thanks. Any idea where I may be able to find a non memory switch. Happy to pay for a new rather than used switch if necessary.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2019, 22:21
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By Dave6
8 Way Electric Seat Adjustment

The electric switch for the driver's seat back rest in my 2002 Connoisseur has failed. I am going to get a new 8 way switch but all those I have seen have memory function whereas my seat does not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2019, 20:35
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By Dave6
Timing Belt

Can anybody recommend a garage located in Lancashire or Merseyside to replace a timing belt and water pump on a 2002 2.5 V6 together with approximate price? Would it be worth replacing the...
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