Manifolds, exhaust and emission control systems

All models utilise a light alloy inlet manifold which on carburettor models is coolant heated to improve the atomisation of the fuel/air mixture.

The exhaust manifold is of cast iron construction and incorporates a heated air box as part of the air inlet system on carburettor models.

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Headlining - removal and refitting
Saloon, Hatchback and Estate models 1 On Saloons, remove the rear seat back. 2 Loosen the upper screws of all the pillar trim panels touching the headlining. 3 Prise off the covers and remove the ...

Manual transmission oil level check (Every 12 000 miles or 12 months)
1 With the car on level ground wipe the area around the filler plug, then unscrew the plug using a socket spanner, or on later versions a suitable Torx or Allen key or socket bit, as applicable. A ...

Major operations possible with the engine in the car
The following work can be carried out without having to remove the engine: a) Timing belt - renewal. b) Camshaft oil seal - renewal. c) Camshaft - removal and refitting. d) Cylinder head - remova ...