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:

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    General information
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