Routine maintenance and servicing

This Chapter is designed to help the home mechanic maintain his/her vehicle for safety, economy, long life and peak performance. The Chapter contains a master maintenance schedule, followed by Sections dealing specifically with each task in the schedule. Visual checks, adjustments, component renewal and other helpful items are included. Refer to the accompanying illustrations of the engine compartment and the underside of the vehicle for the locations of the various components.

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Master cylinder (conventional braking system) - removal, overhaul and refitting
Note: Before commencing overhaul obtain a repair kit containing new pistons and seals. Caution: Refer to the precautions in Section 1. Removal 1 Depress the brake pedal several times to dissipat ...

Using the parking aid
Switching the parking aid on and off Note: The parking aid switches off automatically when you start the engine or when you exceed 16 km/h (10 mph). Note: The front and rear sensors are always a ...

Valve block (ABS) - removal and refitting
Caution: Refer to the precautions in Section 1. Removal 1 Disconnect the battery negative lead. 2 Depressurise the hydraulic system by pumping the brake pedal at least 20 times, or until it beco ...