Carburettor fuel system

The fuel system on all models with carburettor induction is composed of a centrally mounted fuel tank, a fuel pump, a carburettor and an air cleaner.

The fuel tank is mounted under the floor pan beneath the rear seats. The tank is ventilated, has a simple filler pipe and a fuel gauge sender unit.

See also:

Fuel system - depressurising
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Exhaust system - renewal
1 The layout of the exhaust system varies considerably according to model and engine. All except the RS Turbo versions can be renewed in sections; coupling sleeves are supplied, enabling an old se ...

Fuel filter renewal - fuel injection engines (Every 24 000 miles or 2 Years)
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