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pnuggat
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warning light.

#1 Post by pnuggat » Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:57 pm

Hi I drive a 1994 Rover Tourer I use every day just lately I have been getting the red engine warning light on, I stop the car when I turn the engine on sometimes its gone and sometimes it stays on ,I dont want to do any damage to this great car, any ideas chaps ? PS water, oil, fluids etc are spot on.

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Re: warning light.

#2 Post by Cromp85 » Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:19 pm

Which red light exactly? MK 2 200s dont have an EML, they have several red lights with a picture denoting which system has a fault. Hand brake light will stay on if brake fluid is low, Oil light will show if your oil pressure is low and the Battery light will show if there is a fault on the charging circuit.
As your fluid levels are ok and with the recent onset of winter, i will suggest the battery or alternator might need checking.
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Re: warning light.

#3 Post by 1234dist » Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:34 pm

Check your brake fluid level (dot4).
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Re: warning light.

#4 Post by 220 GSi turbo » Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:54 pm

Is it a red light marked 'Check Engine'? That was fitted on cars with the Honda 1.6 engine and if you have a quick search around this forum you should be able to find some information on how to read codes from a flashing LED on the ECU :)
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