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Does the Rover 45 have a Japanese engine?

I've read that the engines in the Rover 45 vary in quality and that the Japanese engines were best? How can you tell? My parent's car is playing up and we're thinking of replacing the engine.

Asked on 2 April 2019 by Simon

Answered by Keith Moody
Only the Rover 400 got the Japanese 1.6 engine. Do you know much more about the fault that's causing the problems? Any engine swap is a fairly extreme course of action and will likely cost you more than the value of the car unless you plan to do all the work yourself.
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