Engine mountings - renewal

1 The engine mountings incorporate hydraulic dampers and must be renewed if excessive engine movement is evident.

2 Working in the engine compartment, unscrew the central nuts securing the engine mounting brackets to the tops of the mountings. Recover the washers where applicable.

3 Remove the two bolts or the central nut and washer (as applicable) in each case securing the mountings to the crossmember.

4 Raise the engine using a hoist and lifting tackle attached to the engine lifting brackets on the cylinder head, or a jack with an interposed block of wood under the sump, until the mountings can be withdrawn (see illustration).

17.4 Withdrawing an engine mounting
17.4 Withdrawing an engine mounting

5 Fit the new mountings, then lower the engine onto them.

6 Fit the bolts or the nuts and washers (as applicable) securing the mountings to the crossmember, and tighten them.

7 Fit and tighten the central nuts, and washers if applicable, securing the engine mounting brackets to the tops of the mountings.

    See also:

    Distributor components (CVH models) - removal and refitting
    1 The distributor fitted to the CVH engine is unlike any conventional distributor, in that it has no main body and no adjustments are possible. The distributor is used purely to distribute HT volt ...

    General information and precautions
    The fuel system on all models with carburettor induction is composed of a centrally mounted fuel tank, a fuel pump, a carburettor and an air cleaner. The fuel tank is mounted under the floor pan ...

    Autolamps
    Note: If you have switched autolamps on, you can only switch the main beam on when autolamps has switched the headlamps on. The headlamps will come on and go off automatically depending on the ...