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.

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Sump - removal and refitting
Warning: A new sump gasket will be required on refitting, and suitable sealing compound will be required to coat the sump and cylinder block mating faces. Shims may be required when mating the e ...

Doors - removal and refitting
Front door Pre-1986 models Removal 1 Open the door fully and support its lower edge on a jack or blocks covered with a pad of cloth to prevent scratching. 2 Unscrew the two bolts which hold the ...

Air cleaner - removal and refitting
K-Jetronic system Removal 1 Remove the air cleaner element as described in Chapter 1. 2 Detach the fuel filter from the side of the cleaner casing (leave the fuel lines attached to the filter) a ...