Tailgate lock (Hatchback and Estate models) - removal and refitting
1 Open the tailgate and prise out the trim panel using a wide-bladed screwdriver (see illustration).
12.1 Tailgate trim panel fixings - Hatchback and Estate models
2 Remove the lock barrel retaining clip, and where applicable disconnect the operating lever from the central locking solenoid/motor, then withdraw the lock barrel (see illustration). Central locking solenoid/motor removal and refitting is covered in Chapter 13.
12.2 Tailgate lock assembly - Hatchback and Estate models
A Lock barrel support bracket
B Lock barrel retaining clip
C Lock barrel
D Torx screw
E Lock assembly
3 Remove the two securing screws and detach the lock barrel support bracket from the tailgate.
4 Where applicable, disconnect the battery negative lead, the earth lead from the tailgate and the “tailgate ajar” sensor wiring plug.
Unclip the luggage compartment light switch from the lock assembly, where applicable.
5 Remove the securing screws and withdraw the lock assembly.
6 Refitting is a reversal of removal, but do not tighten the lock barrel support bracket screws until the lock barrel has been fitted.
Tailgate strut (Hatchback and Estate models) - removal and refitting
1 Support the tailgate in the open position using a prop, or with the aid of an assistant.
2 Disconnect the strut from the tailgate by prising out the retaining clip. Do not remove the clip completely, just raise it by a maximum of 4.0 mm (0.16 in) and then pull the strut off its mounting.
3 Pull the strut from the pivot stud on the body.
4 Refitting is a reversal of removal.
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Rear suspension and axle assembly (P100 models) - removal and refitting
Note: All self-locking nuts and spring washers must be renewed on reassembly. Removal 1 Chock the front wheels, jack up the rear of the vehicle and support on axle stands placed under the side me ...
Crankshaft front oil seal - renewal
1.8 litre (R2A type) 1 Remove the timing belt and the crankshaft sprocket and thrustwasher. 2 Withdraw the oil seal using an oil seal removal tool or by drilling the oil seal outer face and using ...