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Radiator is stone cold except for a area around the inlet hose.

As engine gets hotter (over normal) on tickover, heat spreads to all of radiator by which time the temperature gauge is in the red before the fan kicks in. Is this normal as the Fronty 2.0 Sport doe...

1995 2.0 Sport
Posted: Aug 16, 2021
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Wont rev high lack of power

It wont rev above 2000 rpm, like it loses power... I changed fuel temperature sensor in fuel pump but stil same problem

1998 2.5 turbo diesel
Posted: Apr 14, 2021
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KL15 fuse blown

Think related to 4x4 indicator light not working/solenoid not actuating, might have occurred through heavy tow load?? KL15 amp fuse keeps blowing

2000 2.2dti 3dr SWB
Posted: Apr 12, 2021
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Engine warning light coming on at 55mph

Engine warning light on my frontera came on when I was on the motorway, I struggled to get up to 70mph and when I backed off on the speed the engine warning light went off and didn't come back on for ...

2002 2.2
Posted: Nov 20, 2020
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Vibration when moving off

Heavy vibration when moving off from standstill. Otherwise drives well.

2001 3.2 V6 auto
Posted: Jan 1, 2018
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Gear wont engage

car was driving then when you shift gears dont pick up

1999
Posted: Jul 10, 2017
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Not turning over

Baterry is fully charged All ignition lights come on Turn the key to the start position and I hear a couple of relays click once, but the starter doesn't kick in at all. Let it sit for 10 mins and ...

2000 2.2 dti
Posted: Apr 7, 2017
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Black smoke !

Help. For the past few months my car has kicked out lots of grey smoke on start up. I've been told it's excess diesel, but 3 weeks ago, I was driving home from work and it started juddering, and the...

2000 2.2dti
Posted: Oct 31, 2016
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Engine reving over 2000rpm when at normal temperature.

Engine revs only occasionally over 2000 rpm even after driving for upto 10 minutes. Have tried replacing temp coolant sensor did not solve the problem. Any other suggestions please.

1999 3.2 V6
Posted: Oct 3, 2016
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Engine revs.

Occasionally the engine revs go up to 2000 plus for no apparent reason even when the engine is at normal running temp. On a cold morning this high revvin will last up to a distance of 10 miles. Anyo...

1999 3.2 V6
Posted: Sep 22, 2016
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Intermittent no start

Recently refused to start, turns over normaly. Discovered by disconecting then reconecting battery engine starts. Replaced suspect crankshaft senser, 1000 miles later fault has returned.again by...

1993 2.0 sport
Posted: Sep 9, 2016
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Choke seems to be stuck

After many parts and time I have a faulty Fronty! I start the car drive now around 200 yards to 1 mile and then the car starts to judder and choke up. Whilst holding the revs at around 1500 - 2000...

2001 2.2i Limited
Posted: Apr 11, 2016
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