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:

Facia panel switches - removal and refitting
1 Disconnect the battery negative lead. Rocker switches and push button switches 2 Using a thin-bladed screwdriver, carefully prise the switch from the facia panel. 3 Disconnect the wiring plug a ...

Carburettor (Weber 2V type) - fast idle speed adjustment
1 This procedure does not apply to models fitted with a carburettor stepper motor, for which no adjustment is possible. 2 Check the idle speed and mixture. The idle speed must be correct before at ...

Crankshaft front oil seal - renewal
Note: A suitable puller will be required to remove the crankshaft pulley. A new crankshaft pulley bolt, and a new lower timing chain cover gasket, must be used on refitting. 1 The crankshaft front ...