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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Sunroof components - removal, refitting and adjustment
Sunroof panel Removal 1 To remove this type of glass panel, pull the sun blind into the open position and have the sliding roof closed. 2 Wind the sliding roof handle in an anticlockwise directi ...

Rear seat catch - removal and refitting
Saloon models 1 Working in the luggage compartment, release the seat catch by pulling the release knob, or if the cable is broken, use a screwdriver to release the catch itself. 2 Fold the backre ...

Integral heated rear window/radio aerial amplifier - removal and refitting
1 Disconnect the battery negative lead. Saloon models 2 Remove both rear seat side cushions. 3 Remove the securing screws and withdraw the rear parcel shelf. 4 Make a note of the wiring connectio ...