Guides that use

Renewing disc-brake pads

A piston-opposed caliper-type disc brake is fitted to many small and medium cars. It is vital to...

Checking a Ford VV carburettor

Ford carburettor for small cars The carburettor combines the main features of the fixed-jet and ...

Engine oil pump replacement

Externally mounted pump Multi-lobe rotary pumps are the most common type of oil pump. Externally...

Checking and cleaning a fixed-jet carburettor

A typical fixed-jet carburettor This carburettor is typical of fixed-jet designs. The body is in...

Servicing the windscreen-wiper mechanism

A pushrod linkage The wiper arm may be held to its spindle by a hexagonal nut, usually hidden by...