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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Valve clearance adjustment - OHV and HCS engines (Every 12 000 miles or 12 months)
OHV engines 1 This operation should be carried out with the engine cold and the air cleaner and rocker cover removed. 2 Using a ring spanner or socket on the crankshaft pulley bolt, turn the cran ...

General driving points
Vehicles with a diesel engine If the low fuel level warning lamp comes on, refuel as soon as possible. If you continue driving without refuelling, the engine will start to run unevenly. This indi ...

Disabling the passenger airbag
WARNING: Make sure that the passenger airbag is disabled when using a rearward facing child restraint on the front passenger seat. Fitting the passenger airbag deactivation switch WARNING: I ...