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.
Distributor lubrication - models with contact breaker
distributor (Every 6000 miles or 6 months)
1 Remove the distributor cap and the rotor arm. 2 Apply a couple of drops of light oil to the felt pad in the top of the shaft. 3 Wipe clean the distributor cam, then apply a trace of high meltin ...
Fuel pump - removal and refitting
Removal 1 The fuel pump is integral with the fuel level sender unit in the fuel tank (see illustration). 7.1 Integral fuel level sender unit/fuel pump - 1.4 CFI engine A Fuel pump B Sender unit ...
Thermo-viscous cooling fan (SOHC models) - removal and refitting
Removal 1 Disconnect the battery negative lead. 2 Remove the four retaining clips and unscrew the two retaining screws, then withdraw the upper section of the fan shroud (see illustrations). 1 ...