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  1. Not orings or crack by the screw, new heater core leak

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Just wanted to share this pic of an aftermarket heater core 2 ys old. I replaced it with a oem valeo from a low milage Range Rover. The Valeo model was much heavier and solid than the aftermarket. You can see that the aftermarket developed cracks around the orings, mabey from bumping the pipes...
  2. Core Information

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    I've searched through about 21 pages so far and am looking for information on Streaming Music via Blue tooth for a 2007 Mk III and Its hard to find conclusive information. Has anyone replaced the Nokia cradle? does it matter? how does one link an iPhone (Lightning connector models) to a Mk III...
  3. Heater Core replacement guide?

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    It there a guide for doing a LHD Range Rover Sport heater core anywhere on the web? Thanks in advance for a link!
  4. Gurgling sound from the heater core?

    Range Rover Classic
    Hi All, I've noticed that as i'm driving and make a turn, accelerate, or break, I often get a sloshing or gurgling sound from under the dash in passenger footwell area. I assume this is coming from the heater core. My question is, should I be concerned? I am currently troubleshooting an A/C...
  5. Heater core vs seals

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hello all. I have a 2001 Range HSE and was sitting in the car and heard a noise behind my dash. Steam started to come through my vents and it smelled like anitfreeze. I walked around the car to see antifreeze pouring out my passenger side door. Could this be my heater core itself or the seals...
  6. Electrical component of the heater core leg hot to touch

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    I am finishing a timing chain guide job. Good news- it starts and idles now. No misfire or timing codes.I noticed when I was installing the coils there are two cylinder looking things- they look like capacitors- on the driver side next to the valve cover. They have a heater hose attached...
  7. Coolant leak at heater core

    Range Rover Evoque / L538
    I have a 2013 Range Rover evoque 2.0l Petrol and I have discovered a coolant leak where the hose fittings attach to the heater core at the rear of the engine bay under the wiper cowl area. I am checking with RangeRover to see if its under warranty, but in the even that its not, has anyone...
  8. Heater Core backflush - Success & one question

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    My 2006 RRS was exhibiting all the classic symptoms of a blocked HC, i.e. hot on passenger side, lukewarm on the drivers side. I got quote of between $2,500 (independent) and $4,500 (JLR dealer) for a replacement. I only paid $10k for the car so this was a huge outlay. In the light of that I...
  9. Heater core matrix

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    So, As everybody has some smaller or bigger issues with o'rings or core itself. As I have bigger issue with mine, core matrix is broken. My RR was serviced in approved Rover service and the tool most common to use with this kind of problem is liquid gasket and over tighten the small screw they...
  10. Heater core hoses

    Range Rover Classic
    I finally replaced my heater core! Problem is I made the mistake of forgetting how the hoses line up. I installed them the way that they seemed rights, but I cannot for the life of me find the proper routing in RAVE, only for the newer trucks. Does anyone know for sure which way?
  11. Heater core?

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    Hello all, is it possible that a heater core leak would cause the driver side carpet wet instead of the passenger’s? It’s a North American model. The color is light orange but it doesn’t smell like coolant.I will pull the carpet out tomorrow, but would like to get an opinion on this first. The...
  12. New owner. 24 hours in and found a leaky core plug....

    Range Rover Classic
    Picked up my 1991 Vogue SE 3.9 auto yesterday and drive it home (3 hours) without issues. However, I had a low coolant warning and after refilling went fro a run and found it hissing when I got back. Temperature running about 70% along the scale. Had a look underneath with a torch and found the...
  13. Heater Core flush

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    Hello, I am having problems with little to no heat on the drivers side while the passengers side heats up nicely. After doing some research it seems the heater core is the likely culprit. I am going to try flushing it out to see if that will make any improvements. Does anyone have any tips on...
  14. Guidance on Heater core replacement.

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    I've looked all over this forum and perhaps overlooked a comprehensive post for the L320. Forgive me if I have but here goes... I want to replace my heater core matrix. The P38 forum has a good thread with pictures covering the core replacement (disconnecting pipes at the core and replacing...
  15. Heater core replacement Right Hand Drive

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    I recently noticed a few drops of green antifreeze seeping down the end seam of the heater core and decided to do a bit of preventative maintenance by replacing the two 'o' rings before the problem got worse. I used viton 22mm x 2.5mm 'o' rings and after searching on this forum for the technique...
  16. GEMS V8 Camshaft Core Plug

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Guys, About to start ordering parts for my V8 rebuild, but wondering about the core plug at the rear of the camshaft. Does this also serve as the rear thrust bearing for the camshaft end float, or should there be some kind of bearing in there ? All the parts books I have looked at only show a...
  17. 1997 Range Rover 4.0 P38 heater core questions

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Just wondering if anybody knows I need heater core for my 97 Range Rover does a heater core from a 95 fit
  18. Best source Heater Core replacement kit?

    Range Rover Classic
    Atlantic British sells the kit with core, blower motor and hoses, Is that a good way to go? http://www.roverparts.com/Parts/8844K Or someone here have a better idea? or source? Thanks Carl Johansson
  19. Heating core bypass?

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    I have a 99 RR 4.0 and it's leaking all of the coolant into the cab on the passenger side. I'm assuming my heating core is bad. I live in Arizona and I don't really need a heater at all. Is it possible to just connect the incoming and outgoing hoses and bypass the heating core ? I did this in an...
  20. Freeze Plug Replacement (Enginge Block Core Plugs)

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hi All, Been struggling to find any information about the bottom 3 core / freeze plugs on the BMW 2.5DSE block. One of mine is missing (don´t ask...) Does anyone know the dimensions of them? Land Rover dealerships seem to be pretty stumped in terms of a replacement part ....and I can´t seem...
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