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  • 1987 Rover Range Rover

Engine Mechanical problem
1987 Range Rover V8 Four Wheel Drive Automatic 192000 miles

I have an 87 range rover that does not start. I have checked timing, replaced the coil and just did a tune up 2k miles ago. I tried using starting fluid to start it, but nothing. It has good spark from the coil and plugs. When trying to start, I can smell gas in the engine compartment near the intake. Could you please let me know what else to check before I take it to a shop. Thanks for any help !

Saturday, February 23rd, 2008 AT 11:54 AM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

Could be flooded-remove sparkplug and verify it- If its not being caused by excessive fuel -check engine 's compression and re-verify valve and ignition timing-

If it has a distributor system remove D/cap and while cranking it over is the rotor turning? If not could be the T/belt or chain

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Monday, February 25th, 2008 AT 6:42 PM

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