CVH engines

CVH (Compound Valve angle, Hemispherical combustion chambers) engines are of four cylinder in-line overhead camshaft type, mounted transversely, together with the transmission, at the front of the car.

The crankshaft is supported in five main bearings within a cast iron crankcase.

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Knock sensor - removal and refitting
Removal 1 The knock sensor is screwed into the cylinder block, near the oil filter (see illustration). 15.1 Knock sensor location - 1.4 CFI engine A Knock sensor B Wiring plug C Securing bolt ...

Bonnet - removal and refitting
Removal 1 Support the bonnet in its open position, and place protective covers (old rags or cardboard) beneath the corners of the bonnet, and over the front wings to prevent damage to the paintwo ...

Cylinder head - removal and refitting (engine removed)
Note: Up to early 1984, splined type cylinder head bolts were used, and from early 1984, size T55 Torx bolts were used. Torx type bolts must always be renewed after slackening. The two types of bo ...