Fuel system - depressurising
Warning: The fuel system will remain pressurised after the engine is switched off. Comply with relevant safety precautions during this operation and refer to the “Safety First” Section at the beginning of this manual before proceeding 1 Disconnect the battery negative lead.
2 Position a suitable container beneath the fuel filter.
3 Cover the outlet union on the filter with a wad of absorbent cloth to minimise the risk of fuel spray, then slowly loosen the outlet union and allow the pressure to dissipate.
4 Tighten the union on completion unless the filter is to be renewed.
5 The system will remain depressurised until the fuel pump is primed prior to starting the engine. Remove the container and cloth on completion.
Engine/manual gearbox assembly - reconnection and refitting
1.8 litre (R2A type) 1 Reverse the procedure described in Section 10, noting the following points. 2 Before attempting to reconnect the engine to the gearbox, check that the clutch friction disc ...
Brake fluid renewal (Every 36 000 miles or 3 years)
Warning: Brake hydraulic fluid can harm your eyes and damage painted surfaces, so use extreme caution when handling and pouring it. Do not use fluid that has been standing open for some time, as ...
Ford VV carburettor manual choke unit - removal, checking and
Note: A new gasket will be required on refitting. Removal 1 Disconnect the battery negative lead. 2 Remove the air cleaner (Section 2). 3 Slacken the choke cable clamp bolt at the choke lever, d ...