Throttle Position Sensor (TPS) - removal and refitting
Note: During this procedure, ensure that the sensor wiper is not rotated beyond its normal operating arc
1 Disconnect the battery negative lead.
2 Disconnect the wiring plug from the sensor (see illustration).
11.2 Throttle position sensor - 1.6 EFI engine
A Wiring plug B Securing screws
3 Remove the two securing screws, and withdraw the sensor from the throttle valve shaft.
4 Refitting is a reversal of removal, ensuring that the moulded side of the sensor faces the throttle housing, and that the flat on the sensor wiper engages with the flat on the throttle shaft.
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 ...
Rear seat catch - removal and refitting
Saloon models 1 Working in the luggage compartment, release the seat catch by pulling the release knob, or if the cable is broken, use a screwdriver to release the catch itself. 2 Fold the backre ...
General information This Chapter is designed to help the home mechanic maintain his/her vehicle for safety, economy, long life and peak performance. The Chapter contains a master maintenance sche ...