INTROOUCTION - GENERAL REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS
GENERAL REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS
Use fender. seat and floor covers to keep the vehicle
clean and prevent damage.
During disassembly, keep parts in the appropriate
order to facilitate reassembly.
Observe the following:
Before performing electrical work. disconnect
the negative cable from the battery terminal.
is necessary to
disconnect the battery for
inspection or repair. always disconnect the cable
from the negative (-) terminal which is grounded
to the vehicle body.
To prevent damage to the battery terminal post.
loosen the terminal nut and raise the cable strai-
ght up without twisting or prying it.
Clean the battery terminal posts and cable termi-
nals with a clean shop rag. Do not scrape them
with a file or other abrasive objects.
Install the cable terminal to the battery post with
the nut loose. and tighten the nut after installa·
tion. Do not use a hammer to tap the terminal
onto the post.
Be sure the cover for the positive (+) terminal is
properly in place.
Check hose and wiring connectors to make sure that
they are secure and correct.
Always replace cotter pins. gaskets. 0 -rings and
oil seals etc. with new ones.
Non-reusable parts are indicated in the compo-
nent illustrations by the .... symbol.
Pre coated parts
Pre coated parts are bolts and nuts. etc. that are
coated with a seal lock adhesive at the factory.
If a pre coated part is retightened. loosened or
caused to move in any way. it must be recoated
with the specified adhesive.
When reusing precoated parts. clean off the old
adhesive and dry with compressed air. Then
apply the specified seal lock adhesive to the bolt.
nut or threads.
Precoated parts are indicated in the component
illustrations by the
"' * . .
When necessary. use a sealer on gaskets to prevent
Carefully observe all specifications for bolt tightening
torques. Always use a torque wrench.