Carburettor fuel system

The fuel system on all models with carburettor induction is composed of a centrally mounted fuel tank, a fuel pump, a carburettor and an air cleaner.

The fuel tank is mounted under the floor pan beneath the rear seats. The tank is ventilated, has a simple filler pipe and a fuel gauge sender unit.

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Engine/transmission mountings - removal and refitting
Pre-1986 models 1 The engine mountings can be removed if the weight of the engine/transmission is first taken by one of the three following methods. 2 Either support the engine under the sump usi ...

Front direction indicator side repeater lamp - removal and refitting
1 Disconnect the battery negative lead. Models up to 1987 2 To improve access, turn the steering onto full lock. 3 Remove the relevant wheel arch liner. 4 Working under the wheel arch, depress th ...

Compression test
1 When engine performance is poor, or if misfiring occurs which cannot be attributed to the ignition or fuel system, a compression test can provide diagnostic clues. If the test is performed regul ...