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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Heating and ventilation system - description
The heater is of the type which utilises waste heat from the engine coolant. The coolant is pumped through the matrix in the heater casing where air, force-fed by a duplex radial fan, disperses th ...

Automatic transmission operation (if equipped)
Brake-shift interlock This vehicle is equipped with a brake-shift interlock feature that prevents the gearshift lever from being moved from P (Park) unless the brake pedal is depressed. If you can ...

Cylinder head - removal and refitting
Carburettor engines Removal Note: The cylinder head must only be removed when the engine is cold. New cylinder head bolts and a new gasket must be used on refitting. 1 Disconnect the battery ear ...