Major operations possible with the engine in the car

The following work can be carried out without having to remove the engine: a) Timing belt - renewal.

b) Camshaft oil seal - renewal.

c) Camshaft - removal and refitting.

d) Cylinder head - removal and refitting.

e) Crankshaft front oil seal - renewal.

f) Sump - removal and refitting.

g) Piston/connecting rod - removal and refitting.

h) Engine/transmission mountings - removal and refitting.

    See also:

    Hydraulic system - bleeding (conventional braking system)
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    Sump - removal and refitting
    Warning: A new sump gasket will be required on refitting, and suitable sealing compound will be required to coat the sump and cylinder block mating faces. Shims may be required when mating the e ...

    SOHC engines
    General information The engine is of a four-cylinder, in-line, single overhead camshaft type, mounted at the front of the vehicle and available in 1.3, 1.6, 1.8 and 2.0 litre versions. The cranks ...