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.

See also:

Safety
Antilock brakes are optional on all models except the ZX4 ST, which includes them as standard equipment. Side-impact airbags are optional. ...

Power steering fluid check
Power steering fluid check Switch off the engine. With the steering system at normal operating temperature, the fluid level should come up to the MAX mark. If it drops below the MIN mark, top u ...

Sump - removal and refitting
Note: New gaskets and sealing strips will be required for refitting, and sealing compound will be required to coat the gasket faces. Removal 1 If the engine is in the vehicle, proceed as follows, ...