Knock sensor - removal and refitting
1 The knock sensor is screwed into the cylinder block, near the oil filter (see illustration).
15.1 Knock sensor location - 1.4 CFI engine
A Knock sensor
B Wiring plug
C Securing bolt
2 Disconnect the battery negative lead.
3 Disconnect the sensor wiring plug by depressing the plug locking lugs and pulling the plug from the sensor. Do not pull on the wiring.
4 Unscrew the securing bolt and withdraw the sensor from the cylinder block.
5 Refitting is a reversal of removal, but ensure that the mating faces of the sensor and cylinder block are clean.
Suspension and steering
General information The front suspension is of independent MacPherson strut type incorporating coil springs and integral telescopic shock absorbers. The lower end of each strut is attached to a h ...
Brake components check (Every 36 000 miles or 3 years)
1 Inspect the thickness of the friction linings on the disc pads and brake shoes (as described earlier in this Chapter) at the intervals specified. 2 The rigid and flexible hydraulic pipes and ho ...
Ignition timing check - models with contact breaker distributor
(Every 6000 miles or 6 months)
Note: With modern ignition systems the only suitable way to time the ignition accurately is with a stroboscopic timing light. However, for initial setting up purposes (ie after major overhaul, or ...