Bodywork and fittings

The body is of welded steel construction available in 3 or 5-door Hatchback, 3 or 5- door Estate, soft-top Cabriolet, or Van configurations.

The body is of monocoque construction and is of energy-absorbing design.

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Starting and charging systems
The engine electrical system includes all charging, starting and ignition system components and the engine oil pressure sensor. ...

Ignition switch and lock barrel - removal and refitting
Removal 1 Disconnect the battery negative lead. 2 For improved access, remove the securing screws and unclip the lower and upper steering column shrouds. 3 Insert the ignition key and turn to pos ...

Cylinder head - removal and refitting (engine in vehicle)
Note: Refer to the note at the beginning of Section 20 before proceeding. 1.8 litre (R2A type) Removal 1 Disconnect the battery negative lead. 2 Drain the cooling system. 3 Disconnect the heater ...