SOHC engines

The engine is of a four-cylinder, in-line, single overhead camshaft type, mounted at the front of the vehicle and available in 1.3, 1.6, 1.8 and 2.0 litre versions.

The crankshaft incorporates five main bearings. Thrustwashers are fitted to the centre main bearing in order to control crankshaft endfloat.

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Sump - removal and refitting
Note: New gaskets and sealing strips will be required for refitting, and sealing compound will be required to coat the gasket faces. Removal 1 If the engine is in the vehicle, proceed as follows, ...

Refuelling
CAUTION: Do not attempt to start the engine if you have filled the fuel tank with the incorrect fuel. This could damage the engine. Have the system checked by a properly trained technician immedi ...

General information
General points on starting If the battery has been disconnected the vehicle may exhibit some unusual driving characteristics for approx. 8 kilometres (5 miles) after reconnecting the battery. Thi ...