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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Ford Sierra Service and Repair Manual
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Key to wiring diagrams
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Crankcase ventilation system check (Every 12 000 miles (20 000 km) or 12 months)
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