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.

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Engine/automatic transmission assembly - reconnection and refitting
1 Reverse the procedure described in Section 11, noting the following points. 2 Check that the engine adapter plate is correctly positioned on its locating dowels. 3 As the torque converter is onl ...

Radiator fan thermal switch - testing, removal and refitting
Testing 1 The thermal switch is located on the side of the thermostat housing on early OHV engine models and in the thermostat housing cover on later OHV versions. On all CVH engines, the switch ...

Exhaust manifold - removal and refitting
2.0 litre SOHC models 1 Refer to Chapter 4 Part A, Section 26, but note the following points. 2 Ignore the references to removal and refitting of the air cleaner and hot air pick-up pipe, and not ...