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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Engine/manual gearbox assembly - removal and separation
Note: A suitable hoist and lifting tackle will be required for this operation. 1.8 litre (R2A type) Removal 1 Proceed as described in Section 8, paragraphs 1 to 15 inclusive. 2 Working inside th ...

Internal connection details, all models continued
Internal connection details, all models continued ...

Seat belt check (Every 6000 miles or 6 months)
1 Periodically check the belts for fraying or other damage. If evident, renew the belt. 2 If the belts become dirty, wipe them with a damp cloth using a little detergent only. 3 Check the tightnes ...