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  1. discorunner94

    Discovery 3.9 Cold Start Problem

    thanks for all your responses — i did stepper motor (to combat intermittent code 48), cap/rotor, coil, plugs and wires as a pre-winter tune up. vehicle is running much better. one peculiarity: when i fire it up cold, the car bogs a little bit and then corrects its idle after a few seconds. any...
  2. discorunner94

    Fuel Pump Problems - Series IIA 2.25

    as they tend to be, there was a simple solution. this rover hasn’t had work for fifteen years and when an aftermarket mechanical fuel pump was put on in early 2000s, a black spacer was adhered to the block so that the cam arm would engage correctly. when installing a new old stock pump, the cam...
  3. discorunner94

    Discovery 3.9 Cold Start Problem

    Hello all: 95 Discovery 3.9 has trouble cold starting. Typically turns over and will grab, gargle a bit, then correct itself and run well. Some days after a heavy rain, it doesn’t start at all. I replaced the coil and cleaned all the connections and it’s started when wet out. Today, beautiful...
  4. discorunner94

    Fuel Pump Problems - Series IIA 2.25

    hi all, here is my predicament: recently brought my dad's series iia 109 to my barn after sitting for fifteen or so years. the aftermarket fuel pump was bad, so I replaced it with an RN pump with sediment bowl. i made sure to put the cam lever atop the cam, check for air leaks, etc., and here's...