Vacuum System

Check valve prevents loss of vacuum in vacuum tank, when vacuum in intake manifold is lower than that in vacuum tank. Vacuum tank serves as reservoir and insures supply for vacuum control units. Printed in Germany - m gt 1977 Design and function . Vacuum system 87 - 7 Vacuum hose connection for air conditioner switch is located between intake manifold and brake booster. Vacuum tank serves as reservoir and insures supply for vacuum control units. Check valve prevents loss of vacuum in vacuum...

Disassembling And Assembling Wheel Suspension

Loosen constant velocity joint mounting bolts. Cover constant velocity joint with plastic cap. Torsion plate under extreme tension, 2. Mark location of torsion plate trailing arm flange with a scribe. Torsion bars are under tension and may not be mixed up. Their face is marked with L left or R right . 1. Hold spring plate cover in place with two long bolts. On high mileage vehicles, always adjust both torsion bars. Because of the different number of teeth on the torsion bar's splines inside...

Front Axle

Adjust camber by turning eccentric bolt arrow . Adjust caster by moving the rear of suspension control arm from side to side. Center steering gear with special tool 9116 and adjust toe at tie rods. Steering difference angle cannot be adjusted. It can only be affected by replacing steering arm. REAR AXLE upto 1978 Models Adjusting Camber Rear wheel toe can be adjusted by moving trailing arm within slots with respect to torsion plate. Adjust toe angle using special tool US 4437 A. When tightening...

Disassembling And Assembling Parking Brake Lever

Loosen mounting screws and take out entire parking brake lever. Apply a multi-purpose grease to all sliding and bearing surfaces. Install parking brake lever and check operation of contact switch. It must respond before the first catch. Adjust by bending holder if necessary. 1. Adjust service brake see page 46-11 . 2. Pull parking brake lever by two teeth. 3. Tighten adjusting nut until both wheels can just barely be turned by hand. 4. Release parking brake lever and check whether both wheels...