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.

See also:

Safety restraints for children
See the following sections for directions on how to properly use safety restraints for children. Also see Air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS) in this chapter for special instructions about u ...

Interior pillar trim panels - removal and refitting
Front pillar 1 Remove the two trim panel securing screws and withdraw the panel (see illustration).. 41.1 Interior pillar trim panel fixings - Hatchback models A Front pillar trim panel B1 Cent ...

Steering wheel - centralising
1 This operation is for correcting small errors in steering wheel centralisation - up to 60º. For larger errors, remove the steering wheel and make a rough correction by repositioning the whe ...