Rover 827 Electrical Troubleshooting | eHow UK

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Rover 827

Electrical Troubleshooting

for a car’s electrical system can prevent mishaps.

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the spark plugs if the Rover to start, idles roughly or poorly. Open the bonnet of the the spark plugs will be accessible from the front and To avoid mixing up spark only remove one at a time. Use the wrench to remove the bolt the spark plug to the cylinder

Unscrew the spark plug a spark plug wrench or a with spark plug Inspect the cylinder and sealing for signs of wear or damage. If or damage are present, consult a service technician. Measure the plug electrode gap using the feeler gauge. A gap that is too big or too may impede proper functioning.

Measure the gap, and if it does not manufacturer specifications, bend or closed the outer plug until the correct gap size is Ensure that the connector are undamaged. Brown stains on the just above the body are and not an indication of damage.

When reinstalling or replacing a plug, wipe down the head thread and sealing with a clean cloth.

the battery terminals for corrosion if the car has starting or has diminished performance. corrosion can impede electrical Corrosion will look white, fluffy deposits the terminals.

Scrub the terminals with a wire brush and a solution of water and baking soda to corrosion. Rinse all areas clean water.

Tighten the leads and terminal connectors. A connection can impede or prevent functioning. Do not continue to use the car when systems are operating only as this can cause further to other components.

Inspect and clean the distributor cap if the car has starting or is prone to stall. a wrench, unscrew the two restraining holding the distributor cap to the distributor.

the O-ring seal from the of the cap. Wipe the interior of the cap a clean, dry cloth until all are removed. Inspect the interior of the cap for marks, cracks or black marks.

If there is no damage to the cap, the O-ring and reattach the cap to the distributor. If the cap is or otherwise damaged, replace the cap with a new one.

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