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:

    Sump - removal and refitting
    Note: A new gasket and new sump bolts must be used when refitting, and suitable sealant will be required (available from a Ford dealer). Note that it is preferable to keep the engine upright until ...

    Rear wheel cylinder - removal, overhaul and refitting
    Note: Before starting work, refer to the warning at the beginning of Section 2 concerning the dangers of asbestos dust, and to the warning at the beginning of Section 3 concerning the dangers of h ...

    Brake fluid pipes and hoses - removal and refitting
    Caution: Refer to the precautions in Section 1. Removal 1 To remove a flexible hose, always free it from any mounting bracket(s) first by prising out the U-shaped retaining clip, and then using ...