Fuel filler flap - removal and refitting
1 Open the filler flap and the tailgate or boot lid, as applicable.
2 Remove the fuel filler cap and then remove the screw securing the filler housing to the fuel tank neck (see illustration).
37.2 Fuel filler housing securing screw (arrowed)
3 Working inside the luggage compartment, depress the filler housing retaining tangs, and push the assembly out through the body panel. Recover the gasket.
4 Immerse the housing assembly in a container of hot water for approximately ten minutes, then prise the hinge cover from the housing, and using a screwdriver, prise the filler flap hinge legs out of the sockets in the housing.
5 Commence refitting by warming the filler flap and housing, as during removal, then push the flap hinge legs into the housing.
6 Further refitting is a reversal of removal, ensuring that the housing gasket and retaining tangs are correctly located.
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 va ...
Spark plug renewal (Every 12 000 miles (20 000 km) or 12 months)
1 The correct functioning of the spark plugs is vital for the correct running and efficiency of the engine. It is essential that the plugs fitted are appropriate for the engine. 2 Make sure that t ...
Boot lid lock (Saloon models) - removal and refitting
Removal 1 With the boot lid raised, remove the lock barrel retaining clip. 2 Where applicable, disconnect the operating lever from the central locking solenoid/motor, then withdraw the lock barre ...