Major operations requiring engine removal

The following work can only be carried out after removal of the engine from the car: a) Crankshaft main bearings - renewal .

b) Crankshaft - removal and refitting.

c) Flywheel - removal and refitting.

d) Crankshaft rear oil seal - renewal.

e) Camshaft - removal and refitting.

f) Timing gears and chain - removal and refitting.

    See also:

    CFI unit (1.6 and 1.8 litre (R6A type) CVH) - removal and refitting
    Caution: Refer to the precautions in Section 1 before proceeding. A new gasket must be used on refitting. Removal 1 Disconnect the battery negative lead. 2 Remove the air cleaner assembly. 3 De ...

    Rear wheel cylinder (drum brakes) - removal, overhaul and refitting
    Caution: Refer to the precautions in Section 1. Saloon, Hatchback and Estate models 1 Chock the front wheels, loosen the relevant roadwheel nuts, then jack up the rear of the vehicle and support ...

    Fuel system - depressurising
    Warning: The fuel system will remain pressurised after the engine is switched off. Comply with all relevant safety precautions during this operation and refer to the “Safety first!” Section at th ...