Suspension and steering

The independent front suspension is of the MacPherson strut type, incorporating coil springs and integral telescopic shock absorbers. Lateral location of each strut assembly is by a forged or pressed steel lower suspension arm containing rubber inner mounting bushes and incorporating a balljoint at their outer ends.

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Engineered without compromise
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Diagram 3b. Anti-lock braking system. Models from 1990 onwards
Diagram 3b. Anti-lock braking system. Models from 1990 onwards ...

Idle speed and mixture adjustment (Every 6000 miles or 6 months)
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