Symbols in this handbook
You risk death or serious injury to yourself and others if you do not follow the instructions highlighted by the warning symbol.
You risk damaging your vehicle if you do not follow the instructions highlighted by the caution symbol.
Symbols on your vehicle
When you see these symbols, read and follow the relevant instructions in this handbook before touching or attempting adjustment of any kind.
Fuel system (1.6 and 1.8 litre (R6A type) CVH) - depressurisation
Remember to depressurise the fuel system before loosening any connections. Refer to the precautions in Section 1 before proceeding. The fuel system will remain pressurised after the engine is sw ...
Engine oil and filter renewal (Every 6000 miles (10 000 km) or 6 months)
1 Frequent oil and filter changes are the most important preventative maintenance procedures which can be undertaken by the DIY owner. As engine oil ages, it becomes diluted and contaminated, whic ...
Spark plug renewal - RS Turbo models (Every 6000 miles or 6
1 The correct functioning of the spark plugs is vital for the correct running and efficiency of the engine. It is essential that the plugs fitted are appropriate for the engine, and the suitable t ...