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  1. Blowing coolant out expansion tank

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    OK, got yet another problem and not even solved the transfer box problem fully yet. Sitting at idle engine runs happily and feels at decent temprature no spout water or dribbles. Cant tell the temp as gauge not working and been focusing on gearbox issue instead. Drive the car round the block...
  2. MY 2000 Coolant Erupting from Expansion tank

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    My truck has been losing coolant fo a while now and I top it up weekly. I drove it today after it sat for a week but forgot to top up. Just as I got back in the drivway I noticed the red light on the temp gauge and shut her down. I left her for a couple of hours and tried to put some coolant...
  3. bad overheat, expansion tank split

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    2003 range rover w/ 140k miles. My wife was driving on the freeway and heard the coolant bell and saw that the rover was overheating. She pulled over and shut it off to cool down. then it wouldn't start again - it would click but not turn over. Then after a few minutes it started again, but ran...
  4. Replaced Coolamnt Expansion Tank, Coolant Level Low

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    So I follow these forumns religiously for years and always take my Land Rovers to private shops. I previously had a 95 Disco and now have a 05 Range Rover HSE. Seems these cars always have coolant problems in the middle of summer or winter. Last summer in severe Texas heat my Rover overheated...
  5. Solved: A/C Expansion Valve Cross Reference RRC RTC6143

    Range Rover Classic
    I wanted to post some cross reference numbers and my experience in changing the expansion valve on a 1994 RRC LWB, since it took me a long time to research it, and I learned some cool things along the way. The original part, RTC6143 is not available. A/B even suggested I try to find a used one...
  6. Need help on expansion tank cap

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    I have an old expansion tank cap marked 140 and with a yellow circle inside (originally from British Parts of Utah). When I recently replaced my expansion tank I purchased a new cap too, both from Atlantic British. The new cap also says 140 but the circle at the bottom of the cap is black (not...
  7. L322 2007 Range 4.4 N/A.. NO HEAT, Boiling Coolant out of expansion tank

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    L322 2007 Range 4.4 N/A.. NO HEAT, Boiling Coolant out of expansion tank Hello All, I have a 2007 Range rover 4.4 that has recently started with overheating issue. For starters, when I accelerated to obtain highway speeds (70mph) the coolant hose (with quick connect) in the rear of motor to...
  8. Rad to Expansion Tank Hose Broken Again (at work with no coolant)

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Rad to Expansion Tank Hose Broken Again (at work with no coolant) Hello friends, So the hose from my radiator to expansion tank broke again this morning. To be a bit more specific, my repair from 4 years ago has finally expired haha! I noticed it while walking by this morning on my way to get...
  9. Loosing Coolant Through Expansion Tank Overflow Tube

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    I have a 2001 RR 4.6HSE with 200,000 miles on it. Every day I'm loosing about 1/4 inch of coolant in the expansion tank through the overflow tube. Any thoughts on what could be causing this? Any help would be appreciated. Thank you, Mac
  10. Radiator expansion tank cracked on the side (coolant leak)

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    My 2003 model L322 ( petrol BMW V8 ) began indicating low coolant level on cold starts. After refilling some litre of fluid things looked normal. But low level reappeared after a few days. I noticed fluid dripping in front of the engine bay and with a hand lamp I got enough illumination to track...
  11. Expansion tank

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    unfloating float.
  12. L322 Expansion tank

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    What makes the expansion tank explode? What preventive maintainance or parts do I need to keep this from happening.
  13. 04 expansion tank plug

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    The plug at the back of the expansion tank is leaking. I'm guessing the o-ring is bad. Anyone know if this part can be had and from where? My mechanic replaced the tank about 3 months ago when I had him do the oil/filter. The part does not look new, but is it generally come with the new tank...
  14. Boiling water in expansion tank, Help please, only had the car 2 days !

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Boiling water in expansion tank, Help please, only had the car 2 days ! Hi everyone, M Reg p38 4.6 HSE , LPG Bought the car Monday (private sale) Car ran perfect on test drive, no water under car, ran perfect all the way home 160 miles, no overheating issues. Drove it the following day for 10...
  15. Should my expansion tank be under pressure when cold?

    Range Rover Classic
    I have a 1988 Range Rover that started running hot last week as I was returning home from dropping my Son off at school. The temp gauge did not make it into the red but it was pretty close. I first thought it was an air lock and then possibly a failing water pump. I replaced the water pump as...
  16. Hose from expansion tank to radiator

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hello all, While changing the headlight bulbs (driver side UK) noticed that the jubilee clip holding the hose onto the radiator was showing signs of corrosion. So I'm going to renew the hose, the hose itself isn't the proper type as it's held on with jubilee clips and marked as...
  17. Coolant expansion tank Exploded.

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    About a month ago I got the low coolant level message. Topped it off with a little distilled water, it was middle of summer, didnt think anything of it. Last week I notice a little coolant under the RR and thought, "Hmmmm I need to check that out when I get back from vacation." Well Im...
  18. Expansion tank cap question....

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    My rover likes to puke coolent out the overflow tube quite often. Today I decided to test something and looking for feedback. With engine cold, I can take the overflow tube and blow into it and my breath goes right into the expansion tank. Shouldn't that passage be closed until tank reaches a...
  19. expansion cap does not screw on fully

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    it looks as if one side is higher than the other - meaning it looks like it does not screw on properly and lay flat... im onto my third expansion cap and they all seem like they don't fit right... do i need a new expansion tank or am in just not screwing it on right or is this normal?? i have...
  20. Steering Box Play and Expansion Tank Leaking

    Range Rover Classic
    Ok, so on my 1991 RR Classic, i've been bringin her back to life after sometime sitting up. I replaced a lot of things(Shocks, plugs, wires, tires ETC) and the only Pressing Issues Left, is Steering Slop and The overflow tank leaking. Steering Slop. when i received the car, the slop was...
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