Ignition systems

The ignition system is divided into two circuits, low tension (primary) and high tension (secondary). The low tension circuit consists of the battery, ignition switch, primary coil windings and the contact breaker points and condenser. The high tension circuit consists of the secondary coil windings, the heavy ignition lead from the centre of the distributor cap to the coil, the rotor arm and the spark plug leads and spark plugs.

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Engine/manual gearbox assembly - removal and separation
Note: A suitable hoist and lifting tackle will be required for this operation. 1.8 litre (R2A type) Removal 1 Proceed as described in Section 8, paragraphs 1 to 15 inclusive. 2 Working inside th ...

Specifications
General Engine type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Four-cylinder, in-line overhead valve Capacity: 1.1 litre: OHV engines . . . . . ...

Alternator - testing
Note: To carry out the complete test procedure use only the following test equipment - a 0 to 20 volt moving coil voltmeter, a 0 to 100 amp moving coil ammeter, and a rheostat rated at 30 amps. 1 ...