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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Fuel pump/fuel level sender unit (2.0 litre DOHC/1.6 & 1.8 litre (R6A type) CVH) - removal and refitting
Caution: Refer to the precautions in Section 1 before proceeding. 1 Remove the fuel tank. 2 Unscrew the fuel pump/fuel level sender unit by engaging two crossed screwdrivers in the slots on eith ...

Rear stub axle carrier Saloon and Estate models) - removal and refitting
Removal 1 Raise and support the rear of the car on stands (see “Jacking and Vehicle Support”). Remove the roadwheel. 2 Remove the rear hub as described in Section 9. 3 Remove the rear brake shoe ...

Rear window defroster
The rear defroster control is located on the climate control panel and works to clear the rear window of fog and thin ice. The engine must be running to operate the rear window defroster. Press ...