Major operations possible with the engine in the car

The following work can be carried out without having to remove the engine: a) Cylinder head - removal and refitting.

b) Valve clearances - adjustment (see Chapter 1).

c) Sump - removal and refitting.

d) Rocker gear - overhaul.

e) Crankshaft front oil seal - renewal .

f) Pistons/connecting rods - removal and refitting.

g) Engine mountings - renewal.

h) Oil filter - removal and refitting.

I) Oil pump - removal and refitting.

    See also:

    Sump - removal and refitting
    Note: New gaskets and sealing strips must be used on refitting. Removal 1 Disconnect the battery negative lead and drain the engine oil (see Chapter 1). 2 Refer to Chapter 5, Part A and remove th ...

    Fuel evaporative emission control system components (Central Fuel Injection/CFI engines) - removal and refitting
    Carbon canister Removal 1 The carbon canister is located behind the bumper, under the front right-hand wheelarch (see illustration). 5.1 Carbon canister location (wheelarch liner removed) - CFI ...

    Heater unit - removal and refitting
    Removal 1 Disconnect the battery negative lead. 2 If the coolant is still hot, release the pressure in the system by slowly unscrewing the expansion tank cap. Place a thick rag over the cap to pr ...