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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Heater unit - overhaul
1 With the heater unit removed from the vehicle, remove the two securing screws and withdraw the heater matrix from the casing (see illustrations). 19.1a Remove the securing screws . . . 19.1 ...

Idle speed and mixture adjustment (Every 6000 miles or 6 months)
Caution: Certain adjustment points in the fuel system are protected by “tamperproof” caps, plugs or seals. In some EEC countries (though not yet in the UK) it is an offence to drive a vehicle wit ...

Flywheel/driveplate - removal, inspection and refitting
Note: New flywheel securing bolts must be used on refitting. 1.8 litre (R2A type) 1 Refer to Section 26, Chapter 2, Part A but also note the following points. 2 The flywheel/driveplate securing b ...