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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Battery - testing and charging
Note: Refer to the precautions at the end of Section 1 before proceeding. Standard and low maintenance battery - testing 1 If the car covers a small annual mileage it is worthwhile checking the s ...

Specifications
General Engine type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Four-cylinder, in-line overhead camshaft Capacity: 1.1 litre . . . . . . . . . . ...

Engine dismantling, examination, renovation and reassembly - general information
Dismantling 1 Refer to Chapter 2, Part A, Section 18, paragraphs 1 to 8 inclusive. 2 A suitable selection of splined and Torx sockets will be required to remove many of the bolts when dismantling ...