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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Front anti-roll bar - removal and refitting
Removal 1 To improve access, raise the front of the vehicle on ramps. Do not jack the vehicle up at this stage. Apply the handbrake. 2 Where applicable bend back the locktabs, then unscrew the tw ...

Fuel evaporative emission control system components (Central Fuel Injection/CFI engines) - removal and refitting
Carbon canister Removal 1 The carbon canister is located behind the bumper, under the front right-hand wheelarch (see illustration). 5.1 Carbon canister location (wheelarch liner removed) - CFI ...

Locking and unlocking
Central locking You can only centrally lock the doors if they are all closed. Note: The driver’s door can be unlocked with the key. This needs to be used if the remote control or keyless entry is ...