High tick over
1998 Land Rover Freelander 1.8 xei

Engine eventually starts but then ticks over at about 2500 rpm, and smells really rich!! (just had head gasket done)

Problem added: Jul 7, 2008 (13 years ago)
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Land Rover Freelander (1998)
1.8 xei
Problem Category
Engine & Drivetrain
Replies and fixes
check for air lock in water system as will idle high and be hard to start especially when warm.
remove header tank cap when cold run engine with cap off till all air escapes note if water sprays out of tank poss head gasget again. warrantee on head job?

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