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:

    Alternator - removal and refitting
    Removal 1 Disconnect the battery leads. 2 Disconnect the multi-plug, or disconnect the wires from their terminals on the rear of the alternator, noting their locations (as applicable), then slack ...

    Rear suspension/final drive unit rear mounting (Saloon, Hatchback and Estate models) - renewal
    Note: From May 1986, revised rear suspension/final drive unit rear mounting bolts have been used in production. Whenever the earlier type of bolts are removed, they should be discarded and the lat ...

    Sump - removal and refitting
    Note: New gaskets and sealing strips must be used on refitting. Removal 1 Disconnect the battery negative lead and drain the engine oil (see Chapter 1). 2 Refer to Chapter 5, Part A and remove th ...