Routine maintenance and servicing

This Chapter is designed to help the home mechanic maintain his/her vehicle for safety, economy, long life and peak performance.

The Chapter contains a master maintenance schedule, followed by Sections dealing specifically with each task on the schedule. Visual checks, adjustments, component renewal and other helpful items are included. Refer to the accompanying illustrations of the engine compartment and the underside of the vehicle for the locations of the various components.

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Flywheel/driveplate - removal, inspection and refitting
Note: New flywheel securing bolts must be used on refitting. 1.8 litre (R2A type) 1 Refer to Section 26, Chapter 2, Part A but also note the following points. 2 The flywheel/driveplate securing b ...

Tailgate/boot lid lock and cylinder - removal and refitting
Removal 1 Remove the trim panel as described in Section 32. 2 Extract the lock cylinder retaining clip, disconnect the control rods and remove the cylinder. 3 Undo the three screws and detach th ...

Fuel pressure regulator - removal and refitting
Note: Refer to the precautions at the end of Section 1 before proceeding. Removal 1 The fuel pressure regulator is only used on KE-Jetronic systems and is located behind the fuel distributor (see ...