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Rover 216 coupe

After changing my engine on a 216 with honda engine.because my head gasket blew my car will turn over but there is no spark and no fuel.i swoped all my electrical parts over from my old engine because i new they worked.ive checked the rotory arm and dizzy cap and there is power goin in but not out???????? all fuzes are fine all relays are clicking the check engine light is on and wont go out plz help

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The honda engine in the rover suffered from the amplifier module in the distributor going faulty. Remove dist cap ans rotor arm, underneath you will see a small square box with 5 wires onto it, if i remember, its held in with 2 screws. remove this and replace with new .


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My head gasket blew out so i did that and it never turned back on so i did the timing chain and nothing so i put fuel filter nothing new plugs and still get it what else could or be

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It takes spark, fuel, and compression at the right time for an engine to run. So you are probably missing one or more of these three things.
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After so many over heats.a car sometimes cant handle.
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buy your self a haynes manual and a older rover 216 from a scrapyard for the engine K series ,better still if your country laws allow and thats to get hold of the honda engine from a rover or honda the rover with the honda engine and swop it over for the honda engine then it will run forever and a day but the original engine is prone to faults blamable on the head gasket when in fact its a engine with wet liners and the bottom seal goes so everyone who doesnt know how to check the liner height blames the head gasket ,Lot of unskilled mechanics about who are only oil changers in reality who are only too willing to charge you the earth for junk repairs but then iam biased as i always seem to end up putting their work right .

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I have a 2002 Land Rover Discovery and the car feels like it is having difficult accelorating, and feels like it is jerking and putting. I have a full tank of gas, and recently had the oil changed, but did...

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Hi nutsnigga,

As you've got spark the engine must be turning over, otherwise you wouldn't know.... You say that the starter just clicks and the battery is new....If the engine is turning, what do you mean....

If you have spark and fuel and the engine is turning, you've got another problem.....but one that's related.....The most likely, especially if you carried on until the engine became so hot, it stopped you!....the cylinder head gasket has blown....Check the oil and see if it's turned a milky grey colour.....If it has....cylinder head and or gasket....but that's not the end....You may have seized rings or seals....Is it a rotary engine?... With engines these days, the operating temp is much higher, part of falling in with emission controls.....the down side..... if it over heats, much more damage.....Check the compression and see if there's leakage.

Best of luck Johngee10

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