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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Door lock - removal and refitting
Models up to 1990 1 Remove the door inner trim panel. 2 Where necessary for improved access, peel back the waterproof plastic sheet from the door. 3 Withdraw the window channel extension through ...

Rear fog lamps
Rear fog lamps WARNING: The rear fog lamps may only be used when visibility is restricted to less than 50 m and must not be used when it is raining or snowing. Note: On vehicles not equipped w ...

Rear number plate lamp - removal and refitting
1 Disconnect the battery negative lead. Saloon, Hatchback and Estate models 2 To remove a lamp, simply prise it from the bumper using a thin-bladed screwdriver, and disconnect the wiring plug (se ...