Throttle valve control motor (1.6 and 1.8 litre (R6A type) CVH) - removal and refitting

1.6 litre
1 Disconnect the battery negative lead.

2 Remove the air cleaner.

3 Disconnect the wiring connectors from the throttle valve control motor, and the throttle position sensor, pulling on the plugs, not on the wiring (see illustration).

28.3 Throttle valve control motor (A) and wiring plug (B)
28.3 Throttle valve control motor (A) and wiring plug (B)

4 Remove the three screws securing the motor and the throttle position sensor assembly mounting bracket to the CFI unit, and withdraw the assembly.

5 Remove the three motor securing screws, and withdraw the motor from the bracket.

6 Refitting is a reversal of removal, bearing in mind the following points.

7 Ensure that the throttle position sensor actuating arm locates correctly on the throttle valve spindle, and that the mounting bracket aligns with its locating pegs.

8 On completion, the idle speed should be checked by a Ford dealer at the earliest opportunity.

1.8 litre
9 Disconnect the battery negative lead.

10 Remove the air cleaner assembly.

11 Disconnect the wiring connector from the throttle valve control motor.

12 Remove the three screws securing the motor and the mounting bracket to the CFI unit, and withdraw the assembly.

13 Remove the three motor securing screws, and withdraw the motor from the bracket.

14 Refitting is a reversal of removal, ensuring that the motor is located on the throttle linkage, and that the bracket and locating pegs are aligned.

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