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:

    Hydraulic unit pressure switch (ABS) - removal and refitting
    Note: To remove the pressure switch from the hydraulic unit in situ, Ford tool No 12-008 or a locally made equivalent will be required. The switch may be removed without special tools after removi ...

    Timing chain and sprockets - removal and refitting
    Note: Refer to the warning at the beginning of Section 5 before proceeding. A suitable puller will be required to remove the crankshaft pulley. A new crankshaft pulley bolt, a new timing chain ten ...

    General information
    1.6 litre engine The 1.6 litre CVH engine was introduced in September 1991, to replace the 1.6 litre SOHC engine used previously in the Sierra range. The engine is broadly similar to the 1.8 litr ...