MG Car Problems & Fixes

MG owner problems and repairs

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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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Rear wiper not working

Unable to get rear wiper to work, have checked fuses, have had motor off and it works when given power, have changed stalk. There is two live wires going into motor, all wires on stalk appear to be i...

2004 MG ZR steptronic
Posted: Feb 19, 2014
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non cancelling indicator

Whilst the indicator switch for turning right will cancel after centring the left one wont. I have looked at the indicator switch but can't see any obvious problem. Any ideas please?

1972 MG MGB roadster
Posted: Nov 5, 2013
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Car cut out and now wont start

I was driving car and it cut out but lights wipers still working tried starting but click in. Removed starter motor and working battery charge and working still wont start it just makes a clicking sou...

2003 MG ZR 2.0 td
Posted: Nov 3, 2013
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Intermitent, stalling and loss of power.

This problem has been happening for about a year, I've took it to several garages, all of which have no clue, they don't see a code so they think it's fine. So the problem is, when idling the car s...

2004 MG ZS 180
Posted: Jun 14, 2013
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Car not starting, engine management light on.

i recently change the head gasqet of my car after it failed. i also change thermostat, new plugs,oil filter and put new engine oil. i set the whole engine back. when i put the key on to start the...

2004 MG ZR 1.4 hatcback, manual
Posted: Jun 5, 2013
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Loss of power steering

I have a petrol mg zr 105 and whilst driving today I felt the power steering go,lea can you give me ideas as to what this could be, the fluid is full

2002 MG ZR
Posted: May 15, 2013
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