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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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 fi ...

Principle of operation
Disc brakes Wet brake discs result in reduced braking efficiency. Dab the brake pedal when driving from a car wash to remove the film of water. ABS WARNING: The ABS does not relieve you of you ...

Engine data
Engine drivebelt routing • 2.5L I4 Engine • 3.0L V6 Engine ...