Rear tie-bar (Saloon and Estate models) - removal and refitting
1 Before attempting to remove a tie-bar, note the location of all washers and bushes. These control the rear wheel alignment and they must be returned to their original locations.
2 Raise the rear of the vehicle and support it with stands (see “Jacking and Vehicle Support”).
3 Unscrew and remove the pivot bolt from the eye at the front end of the tie-bar (see illustration).
12.3 Exploded view of the rear tie-bar mountings - Saloon and Estate models
C Washer (additionalwashers may be fitted)
H Washer (additional washers may be fitted)
K Pivot bolt
4 Unscrew the nut from the rear end of the tie-bar, take off the washers and bushes as the tie-bar is withdrawn and keep them in strict sequence for refitting (see illustration).
12.4 Tie-bar-to-stub axle carrier retaining nut (arrowed) - Saloon and Estate models
Refitting 5 Renewal of the tie-bar flexible bush is quite easily carried out using sockets or distance pieces and applying pressure in the jaws of a vice.
6 Refit the tie-bar by reversing the removal operations.
Diagram 3: 1980-86 Ancilliary circuits all models
Diagram 3: 1980-86 Ancilliary circuits all models ...
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