Front brake disc pad check (Every 6000 miles or 6 months)
1 Place a mirror between the roadwheel and the caliper and check the thickness of the friction material of the disc pads (see illustration). If the material has worn down to the specified minimum or less, the pads must be renewed as an axle set (four pads).
16.1 Checking the front disc pad wear using a mirror
2 For a comprehensive check, the brake pads should be removed and cleaned. This will permit the operation of the caliper to be checked, and the condition of the brake disc itself to be examined on both sides. Refer to Chapter 9 for further information.
Body electrical system
General information and precautions General information The electrical system is of the 12 volt. negative earth type. Electricity is generated by an alternator, belt-driven from the crankshaft pu ...
Crankshaft and main bearings - removal and refitting
Note: A new crankshaft rear oil seal and a new rear oil seal housing gasket should be used on refitting. Removal 1 With the engine removed from the vehicle, remove the timing chain and crankshaft ...
Cylinder head - dismantling and reassembly
Note: A valve spring compressor will be required during this procedure. New valve stem oil seals should be used on reassembly. 1.8 litre (R2A type) Dismantling 1 With the cylinder head removed, ...