CVH engines

CVH (Compound Valve angle, Hemispherical combustion chambers) engines are of four cylinder in-line overhead camshaft type, mounted transversely, together with the transmission, at the front of the car.

The crankshaft is supported in five main bearings within a cast iron crankcase.

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Dimensions and Weights
Note: All figures are approximate, and may vary according to model. Refer to manufacturer’s data for exact figures. Dimensions Overall length: Pre-1986 models: Saloon and Cabriolet . . . . . . . ...

Oil filler cap check (Every 6000 miles (10 000 km) or 6 months)
Remove and clean the oil filler cap of any sludge build-up using paraffin. Inspect the vent hose for blockage or damage. A blocked hose can cause a buildup of crankcase pressure, which in turn can ...

Heated windows and mirrors
Heated windows Use the heated windows to defrost or demist the windscreen or rear window. Note: The heated windows operate only when the engine is running. Heated windscreen Heated rear wind ...