Routine maintenance and servicing

This Chapter is designed to help the home mechanic maintain his/her vehicle for safety, economy, long life and peak performance.

The Chapter contains a master maintenance schedule, followed by Sections dealing specifically with each task on the schedule. Visual checks, adjustments, component renewal and other helpful items are included. Refer to the accompanying illustrations of the engine compartment and the underside of the vehicle for the locations of the various components.

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Electro-magnetic pressure actuator - removal and refitting
Note: Refer to the precautions at the end of Section 1 before proceeding. New O-rings must be used on refitting. Removal 1 The electro-magnetic pressure actuator is only used on KE-Jetronic syste ...

Steering wheel - centralising
1 This operation is for correcting small errors in steering wheel centralisation - up to 60º. For larger errors, remove the steering wheel and make a rough correction by repositioning the whe ...

Centre console - removal and refitting
Models up to 1990 Full length console 1 Where applicable, prise the electric window switches from the front upper console panel and disconnect the wiring. 2 Remove the three securing screws from ...