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:

    Interior lamp bulbs - renewal
    1 Disconnect the battery negative lead. Courtesy lamp 2 Remove the courtesy lamp. 3 Unclip the bulb from the lamp. On models fitted with an overhead console and map reading lamps, the courtesy la ...

    Rear suspension lower arm (Saloon and Estate models) - removal and refitting
    Removal 1 Raise the rear of the car and support it on stands (see “Jacking and Vehicle Support”). 2 On cars equipped with the anti-lock braking system, refer to Chapter 9 and remove the load appo ...

    Anti-theft alarm - location, removal and refitting
    Note: The alarm system has a self-diagnosis function, which allows a Ford dealer to carry out fault diagnosis, using suitable specialist equipment. In the event of a problem with the alarm system, ...