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  1. MG ZR / Rover 25, 200 & Streetwise
    Hi I have a Rover 200 with 1.4L engine and I have a feeling that my dipstick is not the one it should be because it gets stuck when pushing it in and always shows that I have no oil so if someone that has the same car could tell me the length of their dipstick from top of the handle to the end...
  2. MG ZS / Rover 45 & 400
    When waiting at the Tunnel in Calais, stationary with the engine running after a 250-mile drive, my oil light (red oilcan) came on and stayed on. I had already been standing for say 20 minutes at passport control, mainly with the engine running, but I had turned it off a couple of times. When I...
  3. MG ZR / Rover 25, 200 & Streetwise
    Got 2 mates round yesterday to help me out, and somehow in the space of about 3 hours we managed to: Fit a new radio Change door speaker for alpine Change throttle body from plastic to nice clean aluminium one Check all fluids (several needed topping up) and very best of all: Changed the...
  4. MGF and MGTF
    Ok guys, so for the past few months I’ve been losing a little oil and coolant but it was nothing to worry about (high millage engine 111k) However, during this week I’ve had to do quite a lot of motorway miles and I’ve lost a hell of a lot more during the week. Each morning I would have to top...
  5. MG ZS / Rover 45 & 400
    Done oil changes, filters, air filters and geabox fluid before, but the car hasn't had a proper service for 4 years now and since then I have added 30k to the milage making it 69k. Its had the cam belt done. But in the 4 years its not had a change of coolant or any other servicing except my...
  6. MG ZS / Rover 45 & 400
    My 180 runs on Mobil 1 because "I always promised myself I would have a car that used fully synthetic". Now I have noticed what I believe to be tappet noise on startup so I think I should change to Magnatec. However, what a surprise! there are so many kinds! Forgetting the "diesel grade" for...
  7. Diesel Forum!
    Hi guys, noticed the other day my reverse lights aren't working, match this up with a leak under bonnet that I think is gearbox! All other fluids (including engine oil) are staying steady but theres def oil under the car. Got to do a 700mile trip this weekend! Any hints as to where I should...
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