Engine/manual gearbox assembly - reconnection and refitting
1 Reverse the procedure described in Section 11, noting the following points.
2 Before attempting to reconnect the engine to the gearbox, check that the clutch friction disc is centralised. This is to ensure that the gearbox input shaft splines will pass through the splines in the centre of the friction disc.
3 Check that the clutch release arm and bearing are correctly fitted, and lightly grease the input shaft splines.
4 Check that the engine adapter plate is correctly positioned on its locating dowels.
5 Refit the propeller shaft.
6 Refit the exhaust system.
7 Reconnect the clutch cable to the release arm, ensuring that it is routed as noted during removal.
8 Fill the engine with the correct grade and quantity of oil.
9 Fill the cooling system.
10 Check and if necessary top-up the gearbox oil level.
11 Check and if necessary adjust the tension of the alternator and where applicable the power steering pump drivebelt(s).
12 Adjust the throttle cable.
Crankshaft and main bearings - removal and refitting
1.8 litre (R2A type) Removal 1 With the engine removed from the vehicle, remove the timing belt, crankshaft sprocket and thrustwasher. 2 Remove the pistons and connecting rods. If no work is to ...
Steering tie-rod outer balljoint - renewal
1 If as the result of inspection the tie-rod outer balljoints are found to be worn, remove them as described in Section 20. 2 When the balljoint nuts are unscrewed, it is sometimes found that the ...
Air conditioning system - component renewal
1 Only those items which can be renewed without discharging the system are described here (see illustration). Other items must be dealt with by a Ford dealer or air conditioning specialist. 21. ...