Cold start valve - removal and refitting
Note: Refer to the precautions at the end of Section 1 before proceeding.
1 Disconnect the battery earth lead.
2 Detach the electrical wiring multi-plug from the valve (see illustration).
9.2 Disconnecting the cold start valve wiring multi-plug
3 Slowly unscrew and remove the fuel supply pipe banjo bolt. Take care on removal, as the system will be under pressure. Soak up fuel spillage with a cloth.
4 Unscrew and remove the two socket-head mounting bolts using an Allen key or Torx type key or socket bit on later models, and remove the valve.
5 Refitting is a reversal of the removal procedure. Do not overtighten the banjo bolt or the washers may fracture (use a new one each side of the union).
6 On completion restart the engine and check for signs of fuel leakage.
7 Disconnect the battery earth lead.
8 Disconnect the wiring multi-plug from the valve which is located underneath the throttle housing (see illustration).
9.8 KE-Jetronic system cold start valve location
A Fuel pipe union B Retaining bolts
9 Slowly unscrew and remove the fuel supply pipe banjo union. Take care on removal, as the system will be under pressure. Soak up fuel spillage with a cloth.
10 Unscrew and remove the two Torx type mounting bolts using a Torx key or socket bit.
Remove the valve from under the throttle housing.
11 Refitting is a reversal of removal. Do not overtighten the banjo bolt or the washers may fracture (use a new one each side of the union).
12 On completion restart the engine and check for leaks.
Crankshaft and bearings - examination and renovation
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Ignition switch and lock barrel - removal and refitting
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Engine - refitting (manual gearbox in vehicle)
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