Windscreen/headlamp washer fluid reservoir - removal and refitting

1 Where headlamp washers are fitted, a combined windscreen/headlamp washer fluid reservoir is used. On models up to 1987, the reservoir is mounted on the right-hand side of the engine compartment. On models from 1987, the reservoir is mounted under the right-hand front wing, but has a filler within the engine compartment.

2 Disconnect the battery negative lead.

Models up to 1987
3 Syphon out the contents of the reservoir, and disconnect the wiring plug(s) and washer hose(s).

4 Remove the two or three reservoir retaining screws, as applicable, then withdraw the reservoir.

5 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

Models from 1987
6 Proceed as described in paragraph 3.

7 Working under the front wing, remove the three reservoir securing screws and pull the reservoir down slightly. On vehicles fitted with front foglamps, the bumper must be removed.

8 Withdraw the reservoir.

9 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

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