MG Car Problems & Fixes

MG owner problems and repairs

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Car will not start, all electrics work fine but not starting. this is the second time this has happened and is now back with the garage.

this car is nothing but trouble. its not a year old and its been back to the garage 5 times. first time for a recall, second and third time was faulty headlights (still faulty and now they are looking...

2021 MG MG3 Nav VTI-Tech
Posted: May 18, 2022
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Four ways lights come on if you go over potholes os speed humps

If I drive over a pothole or bump in the road the four way flashers come on for about 2 mins

2019 MG ZS Zs
Posted: Apr 21, 2022
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2020 MG ZS 1.5 X + BATTERY WARNING LIGHT 12 VOLT NOT CHARGING

This car has only 7,000 km on the clock, battery warning light (12 volt not charging) came on. took for repair, supposed to be repaired and now won't start, engine turning and turning but won't fire u...

2020 MG ZS MG ZS 1.5 X + PETROL
Posted: Mar 5, 2022
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Clutch

After 6000 miles and 10 months of easy cruising - today the entire Clutch failed. AA recovery guy wouldn't even look at it. He reckons its more to do with the engine transmission than clutch. Not sure...

2021 MG ZS 1.5 VTi-Tech-Exclusive
Posted: Feb 14, 2022
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Water getting into the car through the door the and clutch sticking

I have problem with the clutch sticking and water getting into the and causing me to renew the stop start engine box which is under the seat .

2016 MG MG3 1.5
Posted: Jan 20, 2022
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Passenger door will not open from the inside

It seems an intermittent fault that you cant open the passenger door from the inside from time to time

2021 MG ZS 1.5
Posted: Nov 30, 2021
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Whines when started jumps in reverse when jumps breaks don't work engine dies and has died whilst on road mid turndies

Intermittent issue. Am in Australia put family postcode and town in UK. Have returned vehicle to dealer several times. Car makes high pitched whining sound when started have to turn off sit then try a...

2018 MG ZS 1.0L ULP
Posted: Oct 13, 2021
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New clutch , clutch plate and bearing fitted and clutch cable but clutch not working properly any ideas

Been sat on my garden for 6 years so may have a bracket or something missing , have adjusted the pedal. anyone help ?

2004 MG ZR 1.8 petrol
Posted: Sep 19, 2020
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Dashboard light dim

could sombodey please tell me where the dashboard light is because its not very bright....many thanks

2004 MG ZS manual
Posted: Jul 14, 2016
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Engine managment light

my engine managment light as come on the car runs well still i got a test on it and it says its the sensor or cat converter is it a big job and is it dear,any help would be nice...thank you

2004 MG ZS manual 1,8
Posted: Jul 2, 2016
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Electrical

when driving with the headlights on and radio,wipers and heater on the electrics die slowly as in the lights dim the radio go off the wipers fade and then the engine cuts out and then does not start a...

2001 MG ZR 160
Posted: Jan 16, 2016
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Backfire from exhaust and whining from engine, but cat drives well

My exhaust use to back fire when I was low on fuel and pulled away on a hill, however it doesnt as much when I fill up. I still don't feel like the exhaust is healthy, should I get it checked out? ...

2004 MG ZR 1.4
Posted: Jul 26, 2015
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Horn % rear fog lights wont work

Fuse had blowen for horn & rear fog lights changed this for a new one but they still dont work please help

2004 MG ZR
Posted: May 19, 2015
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Intermittent immobiliser problem

Having problems with my immobiliser and key fob, one minute it works and then it dont i can open the doors with the key but sometimes the immobiliser kicks in and starts making a nee nor sound and won...

2004 MG ZR 1.4
Posted: May 18, 2015
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IMMOBILIZER /ALARM NOT WORKING

THE HORN BLOWES AND THE WINDSCREEN WASHER WORKS WHEN I SWITCH IGN ON.

2004 MG ZR 1.4
Posted: May 18, 2015
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Electrical fault

Hi there, I have a 1.4 2003 mg ZR and as I was driving the radio went of an I notices so did the heaters also lost intermittent front wipers and rear wipers, and since all this happening I've notice i...

2003 MG ZR 1.4
Posted: Apr 14, 2015
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Knocking back passing side

knocking at back pass side when doing 50 to 60 mph

2003 MG ZR 1400
Posted: Mar 4, 2015
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Only starts from jump and centrol locking screwed

So I just acquired a car from my step mother who was going to take the ZR to the scrappys so I thought I'd take it off her hands. She tells me the car won't start, but once engine is jumped off it ...

2000 MG ZR
Posted: Oct 30, 2014
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Engine will not turn over

Was driving car put it in to 4 gear then the engine stopped and now will not fire battery ok

2003 MG ZR 14 zr man
Posted: Jul 29, 2014
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