The body is of welded steel construction available in 3 or 5-door Hatchback, 3 or 5- door Estate, soft-top Cabriolet, or Van configurations.
The body is of monocoque construction and is of energy-absorbing design.
Rust and corrosion protection is applied to all new vehicles and includes zinc phosphate dipping and wax injection of box sections and door interiors.
All body panels are welded, including the front wings, so it is recommended that major body damage repairs are left to your dealer.
Diagram 3a: 1986-on Ancilliary circuits all models
Diagram 3a: 1986-on Ancilliary circuits all models ...
Engine - refitting (automatic transmission in vehicle)
1 Reverse the procedure described in Section 10, 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 ...
Exterior lamps - removal and refitting
Headlamp Removal 1 On pre-1986 models, remove the radiator grille as described in Chapter 11. 2 Working in the engine compartment, disconnect the headlamp wiring multi-plug and remove the sidela ...