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Old 16-05-2011, 18:26   #1 (permalink)
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I have a freelander and the starter motor has gone would a 1.8 vvc one fit as have heard they are same part if anyone could help would he great, or would a 1.4 Zr motor fit
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Old 16-05-2011, 21:14   #2 (permalink)
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Old 16-05-2011, 21:15   #3 (permalink)
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Don't think so mate, different gearbox and flywheel iirc. I'll just double check.

EDIT: yup different.
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Old 16-05-2011, 21:17   #4 (permalink)
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think they are the same as the 75 ones, are you sure its away? i put a solenoid on ma burds da's one and didnt cure it(kinda random guess if im honest) traced it back checked the relay box, that was okay, then up to the ignition switch, which turned out to be the actual problem
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It defiantly starter motor as when u turn the key to start engine it sounds as if the engine is already running and it makes that horrible noise if u get what I mean.
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So is it just whirring and grinding?
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ahh gear gone, try looking up the 75 petrol one sure it fits, pricey new even spurios
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Yh it makes the noise then eventually start
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Might get away with just the solenoid mate, sounds like its not actuating properly.
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How easy is that to change and can u get solenoid on it's own
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