Major operations possible with the engine in the car

The following work can be carried out without having to remove the engine: a) Timing belt - renewal.

b) Camshaft oil seal - renewal.

c) Camshaft - removal and refitting.

d) Cylinder head - removal and refitting.

e) Crankshaft front oil seal - renewal.

f) Sump - removal and refitting.

g) Piston/connecting rod - removal and refitting.

h) Engine/transmission mountings - removal and refitting.

    See also:

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