Major operations possible with the engine in the car

The following work can be carried out without having to remove the engine: a) Cylinder head - removal and refitting.

b) Valve clearances - adjustment (see Chapter 1).

c) Sump - removal and refitting.

d) Rocker gear - overhaul.

e) Crankshaft front oil seal - renewal .

f) Pistons/connecting rods - removal and refitting.

g) Engine mountings - renewal.

h) Oil filter - removal and refitting.

I) Oil pump - removal and refitting.

    See also:

    Fuel injectors - removal and refitting
    Caution: Refer to the precautions in Section 1 before proceeding. Note: A tachometer and an exhaust gas analyser will be required to check the idle mixture on completion. New seals and retaining ...

    Engine/manual gearbox assembly - reconnection and refitting
    1 Reverse the procedure described in Section 11, noting the following points. 2 Before attempting to reconnect the engine to the gearbox, check that the clutch friction disc is centralised. This i ...

    Roadwheel check (Every 12 000 miles or 12 months)
    Check the wheel rims for distortion, damage and excessive run-out. Also make sure that the balance weights are secure with no obvious signs that any are missing. Check the torque of the wheel bolt ...