OHV and HCS engines

The 1.1 litre and 1.3 litre OHV engines are of four-cylinder, in-line overhead valve type (hence OHV), mounted transversely together with the transmission, at the front of the car.

The crankshaft on 1.1 litre engines is supported in three shell type main bearings, whereas the 1.3 litre unit features a five main bearing crankshaft. Apart from this difference and other minor alterations, the two engines are virtually the same in design and construction.

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Engine - removal leaving manual gearbox in vehicle
Note: A suitable hoist and lifting tackle will be required for this operation. 1.8 litre (R2A type) 1 Disconnect the battery negative lead. 2 Remove the bonnet. 3 Remove the air cleaner. 4 Disco ...

Throttle body - removal and refitting
Note: A tachometer and an exhaust gas analyser will be required to check the idle mixture on completion. A new gasket must be used when refitting the throttle body. 2.0 litre SOHC models 1 Discon ...

Engine/automatic transmission assembly - removal and separation
Note: A suitable hoist and lifting tackle will be required for this operation. Any suspected faults in the automatic transmission should be referred to a Ford dealer or automatic transmission spec ...