Opel Corsa B 1993–2000 Service and Repair Manual: Inlet manifold pre-heater (1.6 litre models with automatic transmission) - general information, removal and refitting

General information

1. An electric manifold pre-heater is fitted to some 1.6 litre models (fitted with a 16SH engine) with automatic transmission. If it malfunctions, warm-up time will be prolonged and cold driveability will suffer.


2. Disconnect the battery earth (negative) lead.

3. Disconnect the pre-heater wiring multi-plug.

4. Remove the screws which secure the pre-heater to the inlet manifold. Pull the pre-heater downwards and remove it.


5. Refitting is the reverse of the removal procedure. Make sure that the pre-heater and manifold are clean, and use a new sealing ring.

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