Hinge and lock check and lubrication (Every 12 000 miles or 12 months)
1 Work around the vehicle, and lubricate the bonnet, door and tailgate hinges with a light machine oil such as Duckhams Home Oil.
2 Lightly lubricate the bonnet release mechanism and exposed sections of inner cable with a smear of grease.
3 Check the security and operation of all hinges, latches and locks, adjusting them where required. Where applicable, check the operation of the central locking system.
4 Check the condition and operation of the tailgate struts, renewing them if either is leaking or is no longer able to support the tailgate securely when raised.
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 ...
Timing belt and sprockets - removal and refitting
Note: Refer to the warning in Section 8 before proceeding. On models from mid-1985 (without a timing belt tensioner spring) the belt tension should be checked using Ford special tool No 21-113 aft ...
Air cleaner - removal and refitting
K-Jetronic system Removal 1 Remove the air cleaner element as described in Chapter 1. 2 Detach the fuel filter from the side of the cleaner casing (leave the fuel lines attached to the filter) a ...