Manifolds, exhaust and emission control systems

All models utilise a light alloy inlet manifold which on carburettor models is coolant heated to improve the atomisation of the fuel/air mixture.

The exhaust manifold is of cast iron construction and incorporates a heated air box as part of the air inlet system on carburettor models.

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Hydraulic system - bleeding (anti-lock braking system)
Note: Before starting work, refer to the warning at the beginning of Section 11 concerning the dangers of hydraulic fluid. 1 On cars equipped with the anti-lock braking system there are two bleed ...

Radiator grille - removal and refitting
Pre-1988 models Removal 1 The grille is held in position by four spring clips (see illustration). 10.1 Radiator grille spring clip - pre-1988 models 2 Once these clips are released, the grille ...

Air conditioner refridgerant charge check (Every 12 000 miles (20 000 km) or 12 months)
1 If applicable, remove the radiator grille being careful not to damage the condenser fins. 2 Check the refrigerant charge as follows. The engine should be cold and the ambient temperature should ...