Ford Capri 1974 – 1987 Haynes Workshop Manual

The Сарп II models were first introduced in the UK in February 19/4 using a wide range of engines previously used on other Ford vehicles. The models covered in this manual use the V6 3 0 litre Essex and V6 2 8 litre Cologne engines

The restyled Series III models were introduced in March 1978 with a front spoiler and four headlamps, and following this the 2 8 Injection version was launched in July 1981 September 1984 saw the introduction of the high performance 2 8 Injection Special which featured a limned slip differential, lockable spoked alloy wheels and a higher level of interior trim In 1987 the last Capos were made lhe limited edition 280

The car is conventional in mechanical layout, drive from the engine being transmitted to the rear axle through a 4 or 5-sjreed manual gearbox or alternatively on Series II models, a 3 speed automatic transmission

The aim of this manual is lo help you gel the best value from your vehicle. Il can do so in several ways It cun help you decide what wotk must be done (even should you choose lo gel n done hy a gatage), provide information on routine maintenance and servicing, and give a logical course of action and diagnosis when random faults occur

However, it is hoped that you will use the manual by tackling the work yourself. On simpler jobs it may even be quicker than booking the car into a garage and going there twice, to leave and collect it. Perhaps most important, a lot of money can be saved by avoiding the costs a garage must charge to cover ns labour and overheads.

The manual has drawings and descriptions lo show lhe function of llio various components so that lheir layout can be understood Then lhe tasks are described and photographed in a step by-step sequence so that even a novice can do the work

The manual is divided into twelve Chapters, each covering a logical sub-division of the vehicle The Chapters are each divided into Sections, numbered with single figures, eg 5. and the Sections into paragraphs (or sub sections), with decimal numbers following on from the Section they arc in. eg 5,1, 5 2, 6.3 etc


  • Introductory pages
    • About this manual
    • Introduction to the Capri V6
    • General dimensions, weights and capacities
    • Jacking and towing
    • Buying spare parts and vehicle identification numbers
    • General repair procedures
    • Tools and working facilities
    • Safety first!
    • Routine maintenance
    • Recommended lubricants and fluids
    • Conversion factors
    • Fault diagnosis
  • Engine
  • Cooling system
  • Fuel and exhaust system
  • Ignition system
  • Clutch
  • Manual gearbox and automatic transmission
  • Propeller shaft
  • Rear axle
  • Braking system
  • Suspension and steering
  • Bodywork and fittings
  • Electrical system
  • Index

Language: English
Format: PDF
Pages: 205

Ford Capri 1974 – 1987 Haynes Workshop Manual