Rear shock absorbers (Van models) - removal, testing and refitting
1 Raise and support the rear of the vehicle on stands (see “Jacking and Vehicle Support”).
Place a jack beneath the rear axle tube and just raise it slightly.
2 Disconnect the shock absorber lower mounting by unscrewing the nut and pivot bolt.
3 Unbolt the top mounting bracket from the body and withdraw the unit (see illustration).
11.3 Removing the rear shock absorber top mounting bracket - Van models
4 Undo the nut and pivot bolt to separate the mounting bracket from the shock absorber.
5 Proceed as described in Section 10.
6 Refitting is a reversal of removal, but if a new unit is being installed, prime it first in a similar way to that described for testing.
Battery - testing and charging
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Body exterior fittings - removal and refitting
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Fuel pump - removal and refitting
Note: Refer to the precautions at the end of Section 1 before proceeding. Removal 1 The fuel pump is bolted to the underside of the car just to the rear of the fuel tank. For access raise and sup ...