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Rover 25 overheating

2001 Rover 25 Problem

The Problem:

I was on the way to work this morning and was noticing my accelerator was sticking. As I got a bit further on i heard bubbling and then trhe car temp gauge shot right up. I recently had the head gasket replaced and i dont know if that could be the problem,,, i need help pls

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CarRover 25 1.4
Year2001
Ownerdilksyuk
Posted12/01/2009


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Solution 1

nick0111840 | Driver | Since: Jan 2009 Posts: 0 | Fixes: 2 | View Profile/Car
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how long ago did you have the head gasket changed?
can you smell any fuel through the expansion tank with cap off?any creamy sludge under oil cap?


Posted on Tuesday 13th of January 2009
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dilksyuk | Driver | Since: Jan 2009 Posts: 0 | Fixes: 1 | View Profile/Car
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Problem solved now

I took it to a garage and he suggested changing water pump and thermo and said it would cost a lot. So i decided, even though i have minimal car experience, to do it myself,,,so i downloaded all the workshop manuals and 16 hours later all done and dusted. ive got all the cuts to prove it..
total cost 25 quid


Posted on Wednesday 14th of January 2009
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