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:

    Front foglamps - removal and refitting
    1 Disconnect the battery negative lead. Models up to 1987 2 Remove the relevant front direction indicator lamp unit. 3 Release the retaining catch on the inside edge of the lamp, then withdraw th ...

    Rear seat catch - removal and refitting
    Saloon models 1 Working in the luggage compartment, release the seat catch by pulling the release knob, or if the cable is broken, use a screwdriver to release the catch itself. 2 Fold the backre ...

    Radio/cassette player and graphic equaliser - removal and refitting
    Note: The information in this Section applies to Ford original equipment fitment components. Radio Early models Removal 1 Disconnect the battery. 2 Pull off the control knobs, the tuning knob s ...