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  1. Metro / Rover 100
    Hi, The 'battery' warning light on my R reg '97 Rover 114SLi came on recently. Testing it with a multimeter, it turned out the alternator wasn't charging the battery at all. So, I'm about to go about replacing the alternator (and belt and voltage regulator while I'm at it). My first question...
  2. MG ZR / Rover 25, 200 & Streetwise
    Hello, I have had my rover 25 1.4 for about 4 months, I had the head gasket all done for another 40,000-60,000 miles. I pretty much done everything in the maintenance schedule book for the engine apart from transmission and brake fluid change. I drive it everyday. I am a novice when it comes to...
  3. MG ZS / Rover 45 & 400
    Symptom - clock, instrument and lights flickering. Varying voltage across battery terminals when engine running. Decided to replace regulator/ brush assy - re. earlier thread: Lights flicker when engine runs I thought this would be an easy job, but the designers must have been having a laugh...
  4. MG ZR / Rover 25, 200 & Streetwise
    Hi guys, long time no post ;) Well to put it simply, my battery keeps running flat and I've got tired of it and decided to find out why. Basically, when I check the voltage on the alternator it shows at 14v, but at the battery it's only 12 or less, and it doesn't charge very well. Thinking...
  5. MG ZR / Rover 25, 200 & Streetwise
    Hi guys ;) The story (skip if you want to) Well my battery ran flat again yesterday, had to get a bump start outside a customer's house (the customer helping to drag my car up the hill so I could start it, not fun)... I assumed it was because I'd let the battery run flat by leaving the...
  6. MG ZR / Rover 25, 200 & Streetwise
    ..and I couldn't. Not properly at least :o I finally got tired of the squealing everytime I start the car (although it stops after a second or so), so I went to try and tighten up the belt, following the info here: http://forums.mg-rover.org/showthread.php?p=4508197#post4508197 However the...
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