Ignition switch - removal and refitting
1 Disconnect the battery, undo the screws and remove the steering column lower shroud.
2 Insert the ignition key into the lock and turn it to position I.
3 Using a flat-bladed screwdriver, depress the switch retaining clip, at the same time pulling out the switch using the ignition key (see illustration).
10.3 Ignition switch removal using a screwdriver to depress the switch retaining clip - pre-1986 models
Refitting 4 Refitting is a reversal of removal, ensuring that the ignition key is in position I.
1986 models onwards
5 Disconnect the battery, undo the screws and remove the steering column lower shroud.
6 Insert the ignition key into the switch and turn it to position I.
7 Using a thin pointed tool, depress the lock spring through the access hole in the lock housing (see illustration). Pull on the key while holding the lock spring depressed, and remove the switch. It may be necessary to move the key slightly to the left and right to align the key barrel and lock housing cam, so permitting removal.
10.7 Ignition switch removal using a pointed tool to depress the lock spring - 1986 models onwards
Refitting 8 Refitting is a reversal of removal, ensuring that the ignition key is in position I.
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 ...
Seat belt check (Every 6000 miles or 6 months)
1 Periodically check the belts for fraying or other damage. If evident, renew the belt. 2 If the belts become dirty, wipe them with a damp cloth using a little detergent only. 3 Check the tightnes ...
Heater - removal and refitting
Removal 1 Disconnect the battery negative lead. 2 Refer to Chapter 11 and remove the centre console. 3 Working within the engine compartment, disconnect the coolant hoses from the heater pipe st ...