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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Bulbs (interior lamps) - renewal
Pre-1986 models Glove compartment lamp 1 This is simply a matter of gently pulling the bulb from its holder. Heater control illumination lamp 2 Slide the heater control levers to the top of thei ...

Windscreen/tailgate wiper blades and arms - removal and refitting
Removal 1 Pull the wiper arm away from the glass until the arm locks. 2 Depress the small clip on the blade and slide the blade out of the hooked part of the arm (see illustration). 17.2 Disco ...

Sump - removal and refitting
Note: New gaskets and sealing strips must be used on refitting. Removal 1 Disconnect the battery negative lead. 2 Drain the engine oil. 3 Remove the starter motor as described in Chapter 5, Part ...