Opel Corsa B 1993–2000 Service and Repair Manual: Choke cable - removal, refitting and adjustment


1. Disconnect the battery earth lead.

2. Tap out the small pin which secures the choke control knob to the cable end fitting.

Unscrew and remove the knob.

3. Undo the retaining ring or nut which secures the choke control to the facia. Push the control into the facia and disconnect the warning light switch (when fitted).

4. Remove the air cleaner.

5. Disconnect the choke inner and outer cable from the carburettor (see illustration). On some carburettors the inner cable is secured by a grub screw which must be undone with an Allen key.

Fuel and exhaust systems - carburettor models
Choke cable inner clamp screw (arrowed)

6. Release the bulkhead grommet and remove the cable.


7. Refit in the reverse order to removal, adjusting the cable as follows.


8. Adjust the positions of the inner and outer cables at the carburettor so that, with the control knob pushed home, there is a small amount of slack in the inner cable. Secure the cable in position then operate the choke control knob and check that the choke linkage opens fully.

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