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.
Flywheel/driveplate - removal, inspection and refitting
Note: The manufacturers recommend that the flywheel/driveplate securing bolts are renewed after slackening. Suitable thread-locking agent will be required to coat the bolt threads. Removal 1 If t ...
Engine oil and filter renewal (Every 6000 miles or 6 months)
1 Frequent oil and filter changes are the most important preventative maintenance procedures that can be undertaken by the DIY owner. As engine oil ages, it becomes diluted and contaminated, which ...
Accelerator pedal - removal and refitting
The procedure is the same as described in Part A of this Chapter for carburettor models. ...