Rear suspension lower arm (Saloon and Estate models) - removal and refitting
1 Raise the rear of the car and support it on stands (see “Jacking and Vehicle Support”).
2 On cars equipped with the anti-lock braking system, refer to Chapter 9 and remove the load apportioning valve adjusting bracket from the lower arm.
3 If an anti-roll bar is fitted, disconnect the shackles from the lower arm by levering them apart with a screwdriver (see illustration 13.3).
4 Support the lower arm using a jack located beneath the roadspring.
5 Undo the nut and remove the arm inboard pivot bolt.
6 Undo the nut, remove the outboard pivot through-bolt then lower the jack and remove the spring and insulator pad.
7 Withdraw the lower arm from the car.
8 Refitting is the reverse sequence to removal, bearing in mind the following points: a) If applicable the plastic sleeved end of the coil spring must be at the upper end when fitted.
b) Tighten all nuts and bolts to the specified torque with the car standing on its roadwheels.
c) On cars equipped with the anti-lock braking system, refit the load apportioning valve adjusting bracket as described in Chapter 9.
Valve clearance adjustment - OHV and HCS engines (Every 12 000
miles or 12 months)
OHV engines 1 This operation should be carried out with the engine cold and the air cleaner and rocker cover removed. 2 Using a ring spanner or socket on the crankshaft pulley bolt, turn the cran ...
Air Charge Temperature (ACT) sensor - removal and refitting
Removal 1 The ACT sensor is screwed into the CFI unit. 2 Disconnect the battery negative lead. 3 Remove the air cleaner assembly. 4 Disconnect the ACT sensor wiring plug (see illustration). 1 ...
Fuel filter renewal - fuel injection engines (Every 24 000
miles or 2 Years)
Warning: This procedure may result in some fuel spillage. Before carrying out any operation on the fuel system refer to the precautions given in Safety First! at the beginning of this manual and ...