1998 Rover 2 Series wont run

Tiny
JOE1994JOE
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  • 1998 ROVER 2 SERIES
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • MANUAL
  • 16,000 MILES
Hi I have a rover 200 petrol it was left for a week and I tried to start it last night but it was just wouldn't go so I top it up with some more fuel and tried it again but it wouldn't go so I rolled it down the hill and it back fired a ran but as soon as I took my foot of the accelerator it stopped so I tried some easy start in the air intake and it wouldn't go so I got a tow to the the top of the hill and rolled it again and it went but stopped as soon as I took my foot of the accelerator again so I leaned the distributor cap but didn't get any progress ca you try and HELP me out what I could try next

thanks joe
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Saturday, February 20th, 2010 AT 1:30 PM

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Tiny
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Is the vehicles MIL on (check engine light on dash display) .. have the vehilce plugged into a diagnostic computer to check for fault codes .. .. also check you are getting fuel and spark at plugs when cranking .. let me know


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Monday, February 22nd, 2010 AT 4:46 PM

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