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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Hydraulic unit (ABS) - removal and refitting
Note: A new gasket must be used between the hydraulic unit and the bulkhead on refitting. Caution: Refer to the precautions in Section 1. Removal 1 Disconnect the battery negative lead. 2 Depre ...

Initial start-up after overhaul or major repair
1 Make a final check to ensure that everything has been reconnected to the engine and that no rags or tools have been left in the engine bay. 2 Check that oil and coolant levels are correct. 3 S ...

Identifying components in the engine compartment
2.0L DOHC Zetec engine Transmission fluid dipstick (automatic transaxle) Battery Air filter assembly Engine oil filler cap Engine oil dipstick Power steering fluid reservoir Engine ...