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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Ignition system - testing
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Spark plug renewal - RS Turbo models (Every 6000 miles or 6 months)
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Fuel and exhaust systems - carburettor
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