BREAKING THE MOULD

It seems hard to believe now that the humble Sierra was a revolutionary of its time. It succeeded the Cortina and represented a giant risk for market-leader Ford, as it tried to leapfrog the competition with a radical 'aero' shape. The gamble paid off, after some initial buyer resistance, and the Sierra was a huge success with private and fleet buyers alike.

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    Rear roadspring (Van models) - removal and refitting
    Removal 1 To remove the single leaf type rear roadspring from the Van, raise the rear of the vehicle and support it securely under the body members (see “Jacking and Vehicle Support”). Support th ...

    Specifications
    General Fuel tank capacity (all models) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60.0 litres (13.1 gallons) Fuel octane rating: Leaded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...

    Jump starting
    1. Start the engine of the booster vehicle and run the engine at moderately increased speed. 2. Start the engine of the disabled vehicle. 3. Once the disabled vehicle has been started, run both eng ...