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.

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    Engine mountings - renewal
    1 The engine mountings incorporate hydraulic dampers and must be renewed if excessive engine movement is evident. 2 Working in the engine compartment, unscrew the central nuts securing the engine ...

    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 ...

    Radiator grille - removal and refitting
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