Throttle housing - removal and refitting

Note: A new gasket must be used on refitting.

Removal
1 Disconnect the battery negative lead.

2 Depressurise the fuel system as described in Section 6.

3 Remove the air inlet pipe (see illustration).

9.3 Air inlet pipe securing screws (A) and hose securing clip (B) - 1.6 EFI
9.3 Air inlet pipe securing screws (A) and hose securing clip (B) - 1.6 EFI engine

4 Disconnect the throttle cable from the throttle valve linkage, then unbolt the cable bracket from the housing.

5 Disconnect the throttle position sensor wiring plug.

6 Unscrew the four securing nuts, and withdraw the throttle housing from the inlet manifold. Recover the gasket.

Refitting
7 Refitting is a reversal of removal, but use a new gasket between the throttle housing and the inlet manifold.

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    Diagram 3: 1980-86 Ancilliary circuits all models
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