Crankcase ventilation system check (Every 12 000 miles (20 000 km) or 12 months)
1 Inspect the crankcase ventilation system for blockage or damage. A blocked hose can cause a build-up of crankcase pressure, which in turn can cause oil leaks (see illustration).
35.1 Loosening the crankcase ventilation hose clip - CVH models
2 On carburettor model SOHC engines, clean the oil filler cap with paraffin and check that the vent valve is not blocked by pulling it from the oil separator and loosening the hose clip (Section 42).
3 On CVH engines, check that the oil separator and mushroom valve are not blocked, and clean if necessary (see illustration).
35.3 Oil separator (1) and mushroom valve (2) locations in air cleaner - CVH models
Rear anti-roll bar (Saloon, Hatchback and Estate models) - removal and
Removal 1 Loosen the rear roadwheel nuts, chock the front wheels, jack up the rear of the vehicle and support on axle stands placed under the side members. 2 Prise off the straps which connect th ...
Rear suspension front mounting (Saloon, Hatchback and Estate models) -
1 Chock the front wheels, jack up the rear of the vehicle and support on axle stands placed under the side members. 2 Unscrew and remove the three bolts securing the relevant front guide plate to ...
Rear coil spring (Saloon, Hatchback and Estate models) - removal and
Models with rear drum brakes 1 Remove the relevant driveshaft. 2 Unscrew the brake pipe from the brake hose at the bracket on the vehicle underbody. Plug the ends of the pipe and hose to prevent ...