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.
Door - removal and refitting
Front door 1 On models with electric mirrors, electric windows, central-locking, door-mounted speakers, or “door ajar” sensors, remove the trim panel and disconnect the wiring inside the door. Wi ...
Front anti-roll bar - removal and refitting
Removal 1 To improve access, raise the front of the vehicle on ramps. Do not jack the vehicle up at this stage. Apply the handbrake. 2 Where applicable bend back the locktabs, then unscrew the tw ...
Front foglamps - removal and refitting
1 Disconnect the battery negative lead. Models up to 1987 2 Remove the relevant front direction indicator lamp unit. 3 Release the retaining catch on the inside edge of the lamp, then withdraw th ...