Suspension and steering
The independent front suspension is of the MacPherson strut type, incorporating coil springs and integral telescopic shock absorbers. Lateral location of each strut assembly is by a forged or pressed steel lower suspension arm containing rubber inner mounting bushes and incorporating a balljoint at their outer ends.
Flywheel/driveplate - removal, inspection and refitting
Note: The manufacturers recommend that the flywheel/driveplate securing bolts are renewed after slackening. Suitable thread-locking agent will be required to coat the bolt threads. Removal 1 If t ...
Sump - removal and refitting
Note: New gaskets and sealing strips must be used on refitting. Removal 1 Disconnect the battery negative lead and drain the engine oil (see Chapter 1). 2 Refer to Chapter 5, Part A and remove th ...
Throttle valve control motor (1.6 and 1.8 litre (R6A type) CVH) - removal
1.6 litre 1 Disconnect the battery negative lead. 2 Remove the air cleaner. 3 Disconnect the wiring connectors from the throttle valve control motor, and the throttle position sensor, pulling on ...