Handbrake lever - removal and refitting
1 Chock the front wheels, raise and support the vehicle at the rear using stands (see “Jacking and Vehicle Support”) then release the handbrake.
2 Working underneath, extract the spring clip and clevis pin and disconnect the primary cable from the equaliser.
3 From inside the car detach the handbrake warning switch.
4 Disconnect the cable from the handbrake lever by extracting the clip and clevis pin (see illustration).
10.4 Removing handbrake lever clevis pin and clip
5 Unscrew the lever securing bolts and remove the lever.
6 Refitting is the reverse sequence to removal. On completion adjust the handbrake cable, if necessary, as described in Section 8.
Fuel system (1.6 and 1.8 litre (R6A type) CVH) - depressurisation
Remember to depressurise the fuel system before loosening any connections. Refer to the precautions in Section 1 before proceeding. The fuel system will remain pressurised after the engine is sw ...
Spark plug renewal - RS Turbo models (Every 6000 miles or 6
1 The correct functioning of the spark plugs is vital for the correct running and efficiency of the engine. It is essential that the plugs fitted are appropriate for the engine, and the suitable t ...
Starter motor - testing in the vehicle
1 If the starter motor fails to operate first check the condition of the battery. 2 Check the security and condition of all relevant wiring. Solenoid check 3 Disconnect the battery negative lead ...