Fuel vapour separator (models from 1985) - removal and refitting

Caution: Refer to the precautions in Section 1 before proceeding.

Removal
1 On SOHC models, the vapour separator is located on the left-hand side of the engine compartment. On CVH models, the vapour separator is located on the right-hand side of the engine compartment (see illustrations).

6.1a Fuel vapour separator location 2.0 litre SOHC models from 1985
6.1a Fuel vapour separator location 2.0 litre SOHC models from 1985

A Fuel return hose B Fuel supply hose
C Carburettor fuel feed hose

6.1b Fuel pressure regulator/vapour separator location - SOHC models from
6.1b Fuel pressure regulator/vapour separator location - SOHC models from 1985

A Fuel supply hose B Carburettor fuel feed hose C Fuel return hose

6.1c Fuel vapour separator location - CVH models
6.1c Fuel vapour separator location - CVH models

A Fuel supply hose B Carburettor fuel feed hose C Fuel return hose

2 Disconnect the battery negative lead.

3 Identify the fuel hose locations as an aid to refitting, then disconnect and plug the hoses.

4 Remove the two securing screws and withdraw the vapour separator.

Refitting
5 Refitting is a reversal of removal, ensuring that the fuel hoses are correctly connected. If the hoses were originally secured with crimped type clips, discard them and use new worm drive clips.

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