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  1. Cataltyic converter red hot at idle

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Does anyone know what the normal operating temperatures would be for cat converters during idle? i measured mine today and got- Passenger side 450-495F Drivers side 360-390F Both cats glow at night in red I also have a persistent misfire code p1315 obviously on bank 1 given i have a glowing...
  2. Hot start issue

    Range Rover Classic
    Been trying to solve a hot start issue for years and finally have a starting point. The issue is when the engine is hot and you start it after letting it set for 15 mins or so it has a rough idle for 10-15 secs then clears up or dies. I discovered today that when this happens if you remove the...
  3. Only Hot Air Coming Out

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Help! My 04' HSE has developed a symptom where only hot air will come from any vent selected. It feels as is the heat is way higher than any hot air which I recall on the coldest days, it feels like the thermostat has completely failed This occurs when - selector under center dash vents...
  4. Blowing hot and cold .....

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Interesting situation today. A little cold here, so cranked up the heater to get things warmed up. 26 both sides, slipped it onto auto. 5 minutes later, driver's side, good and warm out of the vents and into the foot well. Passenger's side, icy cold, straight off the AC evaporator. Strange...
  5. hot petrol in the fuel tank

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    2004 4.4 V8 VOGUE, 221000KM I was replacing the entire sending unit because the fuel on the other side of the tank was not transfered to the fuel pump and when I was removing it as the car had almost half tank of fuel I had to reach in and remove the fuel gauge and the pipes I found that the...
  6. Air Condenser Replacement Heater Hot One Side Cold the Other

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    I've got issues with the hot one side and cold the other, reading many posts I changed the blend motors and it did nothing, gas was reading low on the air con so I went all out and changed the condenser, this hasn't solved the problem, so its the heater core, nightmare job and one that can wait...
  7. No Hot Air.

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    I understand that this has been covered a lot, and I have looked around at this for the past year and a half. Here is what I have. 2000 HSE 4.6 p38 with 95,000 miles. my heat worked 2 winters ago. Since then, I have installed a new HVAC control that the lcd is now going bad on again. I have also...
  8. 1995 soft dash blower switch getting hot

    Range Rover Classic
    I've been having some issues with the sliding blower control switch on my 95 soft-dash Rangie. It got progressively harder to slide the switch until it eventually jammed up completely on position 3. Strangely enough the blower motor still ran on it’s lowest setting which gave just enough cold...
  9. Ac/heater motor relay so hot it cracked the fuse/relay panel

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    My a/C control init threw the book with ! symbol. When I inspected the two relays the one closest to the front of the car was burnt and the heat on one of the connectors slightly melted the relay and the panel. I need to research if it’s driver or passenger side but my question is the resistance...
  10. Engine stops when hot no restart until cool!

    Range Rover Classic
    Hi guys, I could do with a fresh pair of eyes as this one has got me stumped. RR is a 1993 LSE with 4.2 engine petrol/LPG. I have owned this for about 5 years now and changed/renewed so many things during this time during its rolling restoration. Normally runs great. The symptoms: Car starts...
  11. 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...
  12. Rear Vents - hot air?

    Range Rover Velar / L560
    Hello All - First time poster, but long time viewer. :) I'm currently leasing a 2018 Velar P380s Dynamic which I love, but it seems to have its fair share of issues so far. The issue I'm currently having is when the air/climate is set in the front to a cold temperature, the rear vents are...
  13. P38 4.6 Gems hot starting issue

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hi everyone, just joined up, having trouble with my old P38 4.6 (Gems). I can start it every time on the button first turn when the engine temperature is either cold or just warming up. However , when the engine has reached full running temperature and is switched off for a short while, it will...
  14. Front end popping noise in hot weather

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    Range Rover Sport MY2009. Front end clunking noise ,had Lower Right and Left arms replaced and sway bar links replaced,now intermittent popping noises at slow speeds when the weather is hot and or engine is hot. All normal during cold weather. Very annoying popping sounds... What to do next...
  15. L322 Drives side stuck on HOT

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hi, iv been searching through the site and seem to be struggling to find my fault. Most seem to be blowing cold issue. I have a L322 04 plate. The drivers side would every now and again blow super hot air out the vents, now it will only blow hot air out the drivers vents what ever the temp...
  16. Installed Lower temp thermostat, 87 deg C vs 105 deg C

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    In an attempt to bring oil pressure up at idle, I installed a lower temperature thermostat. This is a 2003 Range Rover with the BMW 4.4L, 166k miles. The stock thermostat is 105 deg C, I ordered an 87 deg C. Supposedly, some models/years/climates used 87 deg C stock, and the switch to 105 deg...
  17. Heater hot on one side cold on the other

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hi,whilst driving home last night my heater was blowing out freezing cold air on full heat on the drivers side and hot on the passenger side, most annoying and frustrating, i was freezing and my wife was toast, can anyone help please, thanks
  18. 1988 runs RICH when hot

    Range Rover Classic
    First off let me thank you guys, you've been an unbelievable source of advice on my trucks over the years. I'm kind of stumped on this issue on my 88 and look forward to your feedback. 1988 with 110K. Truck starts up, although takes some time to finally kick over. Idles 95% perfect, slightest...
  19. 1992 RRC 3.9 Flooding during hot restart question.

    Range Rover Classic
    Hey, Just finished putting a fresher 3.9 with new cam, lifters, seals, and gaskets in. Got it running, pumping oil, pushing coolant around, etc. It will not restart when hot. My friend (Rover tech) and I have triple checked the timing. We've tested fuel delivery, injector pulse with noid...
  20. Compressor Clutch fuse hot, etc

    Range Rover Classic
    As best as I can tell when the outside air temp where I live reaches above about 95 my ac will not cool below 60 at the vent. The 5 amp compressor clutch fuse and surrounding plastic gets scalding hot to the touch and when I park and put it in park the idle jumps and hot air blows out of the...
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