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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Inlet manifold - removal and refitting
Caution: Refer to the precautions in Section 1 before proceeding. Note: A tachometer and an exhaust gas analyser will be required to check the idle mixture on completion. A new gasket must be us ...

Starter motor - removal and refitting
Removal 1 Apply the handbrake, jack up the front of the vehicle and support on axle stands (see “Jacking and Vehicle Support”). 2 Disconnect the battery negative lead. 3 Working underneath the ve ...

Rear wheel cylinder (drum brakes) - removal, overhaul and refitting
Caution: Refer to the precautions in Section 1. Saloon, Hatchback and Estate models 1 Chock the front wheels, loosen the relevant roadwheel nuts, then jack up the rear of the vehicle and support ...