Rear anti-roll bar (Saloon, Hatchback and Estate models) - removal and refitting
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 the anti-roll bar to the suspension lower arms (see illustration).
17.2 Anti-roll bar-to-lower arm connecting strap
3 Unbolt the two securing brackets from the underbody, and remove the anti-roll bar (see illustration).
17.3 Anti-roll bar-to-underbody securing bracket
4 The connecting straps can be prised from the ends of the anti-roll bar, and the underbody mounting brackets and rubbers, which are of a split design, can be pulled off.
5 When fitting new mounting components, lubricate the rubber parts with soapy water to ease assembly.
6 Refitting is a reversal of removal. Tighten the anti-roll bar-to-underbody securing bolts to the specified torque.
Handbrake cables - renewal
1 Chock the front wheels, then fully release the handbrake. 2 Raise and support the vehicle at the rear with axle stands (see “Jacking and Vehicle Support”). Primary cable 3 Extract the spring c ...
Engine dismantling, examination, renovation and reassembly - general
1.8 litre (R2A type) Dismantling 1 It is best to mount the engine on a dismantling stand, but if this is not available, stand the engine on a strong bench at a comfortable working height. Failing ...
Fuel level sender unit - removal and refitting
Caution: Refer to the precautions in Section 1 before proceeding. A new seal must be used when refitting the sender unit. Saloon, Hatchback and Estate models All models except 2.0 litre DOHC 1 ...