I had similar issues trying to sort mine out in 2016, in the end it was a combination of things, what we finished up doing was:-
changed electric fuel pump
added electronic ignition
new plugs and leads
and truth be told, it’s not been touched (much) since...
My dad had a couple of Heralds, a 1200 and a 1360. A couple of weeks before we were due to go to Dawlish for annual holiday, about 1975, the rear subframe or something went. At the top of our road was a small factory that built metal tanks, still there as it happens, and they offered to...
Thanks for the reassurance guys, I’ll just keep checking it before I take it out. Had something similar a long time back with a Cortina Mk 4 2.0GL, went to a Rover garage (!) in Blackburn, got back to car to find it sitting in a pool of coolant, topped it up and it never lost any again, very...
Thanks, Harvey & Tom, I’ll have a look at your suggestions tomorrow, weather permitting. Oil pressure light works ok, the choke warning light was removed a couple of years ago during the “sorting it out” period.