Specifications

General
System type:
1.1 litre OHV engines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mechanical contact breaker and coil 1.1 litre CVH engines up to 1986 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mechanical contact breaker and coil 1.1 litre CVH engines from 1986 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Electronic breakerless ignition 1.1 litre HCS engines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Distributorless ignition system (DIS/ESC) 1.3 litre OHV engines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Electronic breakerless ignition 1.3 litre CVH engines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Electronic breakerless ignition 1.3 litre HCS engines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Distributorless ignition system (DIS/ESC) 1.4 litre carburettor engines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Electronic breakerless ignition 1.4 litre fuel injection engines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Programmed electronic ignition (EEC IV) 1.6 litre carburettor engines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Electronic breakerless ignition 1.6 litre K-Jetronic fuel injection engines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Electronic breakerless ignition 1.6 litre Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) engines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Distributorless ignition system (DIS/EEC IV) 1.6 litre RS Turbo engines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Programmed electronic ignition (ESC II) Location of number No 1 cylinder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Crankshaft pulley end Firing order:
OHV and HCS engines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2-4-3
CVH engines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3-4-2 Spark plugs
Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . See Chapter 1 Specifications Distributor
Direction of rotor arm rotation (all engines) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anti-clockwise viewed from cap Contact breaker points gap: Bosch distributor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.40 to 0.50 mm (0.016 to 0.020 in) Lucas distributor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.40 to 0.59 mm (0.016 to 0.023 in) Dwell angle (contact breaker system) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48° to 52°
Ignition coil - contact breaker ignition system Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Low voltage for use with 1.5 ohm ballast resistance Output:
OHV engines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23.0 k volt (minimum) CVH engines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25.0 k volt (minimum) Primary resistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.2 to 1.4 ohms Secondary resistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5000 to 9000 ohms Ignition coil - electronic ignition systems (except DIS) Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oil filled high output Output . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25.0 to 30.0 k volt according to application Primary resistance:
All models except RS Turbo 1986 onwards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.72 to 0.88 ohms
RS Turbo from 1986 onwards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.0 to 1.2 ohms
Secondary resistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4500 to 7000 ohms Ignition coil - DIS
Output . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 k volt (minimum) open circuit Primary resistance (measured at coil): 1.1 and 1.3 litre HCS engines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.50 to 1.00 ohm 1.6 litre Electronic Fuel Injection engines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.5 to 5.0 ohms
HT leads
Resistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 000 ohms maximum per lead (typical value) Type:
OHV engines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Champion CLS 8 CVH engines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Champion CLS 9 Torque wrench settings Nm lbf ft Spark plugs:
OHV and HCS engines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 to 20 10 to 15 CVH engines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 to 38 18 to 28 Distributor clamp pinch bolt (OHV engines) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 3
Distributor clamp plate bolt (OHV engines) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 7
Distributor mounting bolts (CVH engines) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 5

    See also:

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