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:

    Fuel injectors and injector delivery pipes - removal and refitting
    Note: Refer to the precautions at the end of Section 1 before proceeding. It is important to note that each injection supply pipe connection in the distributor head has a screw adjacent to it. The ...

    Air conditioner refridgerant charge check (Every 12 000 miles (20 000 km) or 12 months)
    1 If applicable, remove the radiator grille being careful not to damage the condenser fins. 2 Check the refrigerant charge as follows. The engine should be cold and the ambient temperature should ...

    Rear brake backplate (drum brakes) - removal and refitting
    Caution: Refer to the precautions in Section 1. Saloon, Hatchback and Estate models 1 Remove the rear brake shoes. 2 Disconnect the handbrake cable from the backplate by extracting the U-clip. ...