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:

    Windscreen wiper motor and linkage - removal and refitting
    Removal 1 Remove the wiper arms and blades as described in Section 17. 2 Disconnect the battery negative terminal. 3 Remove the nut covers, the fixing nuts, washers and spacers from the pivot sha ...

    Starter motor brushes - renewal
    1 Starter motor brush renewal is a relatively difficult procedure, requiring skill in the use of a soldering iron. It should also be borne in mind that if the starter motor has been in service lon ...

    Heated Exhaust Gas Oxygen (HEGO) sensor - removal and refitting
    Note: A new sealing ring will be required on refitting. Removal 1 Apply the handbrake, then jack up the front of the vehicle and support it on axle stands (see “Jacking and Vehicle Support”). 2 ...