Engine mountings - renewal
1 The engine mountings incorporate hydraulic dampers and must be renewed if excessive engine movement is evident.
2 Working in the engine compartment, unscrew the central nuts securing the engine mounting brackets to the tops of the mountings. Recover the washers where applicable.
3 Remove the two bolts or the central nut and washer (as applicable) in each case securing the mountings to the crossmember.
4 Raise the engine using a hoist and lifting tackle attached to the engine lifting brackets on the cylinder head, or a jack with an interposed block of wood under the sump, until the mountings can be withdrawn (see illustration).
17.4 Withdrawing an engine mounting
5 Fit the new mountings, then lower the engine onto them.
6 Fit the bolts or the nuts and washers (as applicable) securing the mountings to the crossmember, and tighten them.
7 Fit and tighten the central nuts, and washers if applicable, securing the engine mounting brackets to the tops of the mountings.
Exhaust system - inspection, removal and refitting
Inspection 1 The exhaust system should be examined for leaks, damage, and security at regular intervals. To do this, apply the handbrake, then start the engine and allow it to idle. Lie down on e ...
Exhaust manifold - removal and refitting
2.0 litre SOHC models 1 Refer to Chapter 4 Part A, Section 26, but note the following points. 2 Ignore the references to removal and refitting of the air cleaner and hot air pick-up pipe, and not ...
Carburettor (Pierburg 2V type) - removal and refitting
1 Proceed as described for the Ford VV carburettor but note the following. 2 The Pierburg carburettor is not fitted with an anti-dieselling valve. 3 Disconnect all relevant wiring plugs and vacuu ...