Boot lid (Cabriolet models) - removal and refitting
1 Open the boot and prop it open using a length of wood.
2 Pull out the clips securing the gas strut and remove the strut.
3 Working inside the boot, undo the nuts securing the hinge assemblies to the framework.
4 Ease the lid rearwards to disengage the studs, and lift the lid away.
5 The hinge assemblies can be removed from the lid by prising off the plastic covers and undoing the bolts securing the hinges to the lid. One is accessible from outside and one from inside.
6 Refitting is a reversal of removal, but do not fully tighten the bolts until the lid has been lined up and closed properly.
Windscreen, rear window and fixed rear quarter windows - removal and
Removal 1 With the exception of the cab rear window on P100 models, all fixed glass panels are direct glazed to the body using a special adhesive. Special tools are required to remove the old gla ...
Thermo-time switch - removal and refitting
Removal 1 Disconnect the battery negative lead. 2 Drain the cooling system as described in Chapter 1. 3 Raise the front of the car and support it on axle stands (see “Jacking and Vehicle Support ...
Crankshaft and bearings - examination and renovation
1.8 litre (R2A type) 1 Examine the bearing surfaces of the crankshaft for scratches or scoring and, using a micrometer, check each journal and crankpin for ovality. Where this is found to be in e ...