Ford Sierra

1982-1993 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Ford Siyerra
+ 1.2. Identification of the car
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. General data
- 4. Engines
   - 4.1. Petrol engines
      + 4.1.1. Technical characteristics
      4.1.2. Adjustment of gaps of valves
      + 4.1.3. System of ignition
      - 4.1.4. Fuel system
         + The Ford carburetor with the changeable section of the diffuser
         - Weber 32/36 DGAV carburetor
   Removal and installation of the carburetor
   Adjustment of provision of a float
   Adjustment of the starting gate
   Check and adjustment of the automatic starting arrangement
   Adjustment of speed of idling of the engine and contents WITH
      + 4.1.5. The repair which is not demanding removal of the engine
      4.1.6. Removal and installation of the engine
      4.1.7. Dismantling of the engine
      4.1.8. Identification of the interacting parts
      4.1.9. Assembly of the engine
      4.1.10. Replacement of pistons
      4.1.11. Removal and installation of an intermediate shaft
      4.1.12. System of gas distribution
      4.1.13. Lubrication system
      + 4.1.14. Cooling system
      4.1.15. Suspension bracket of the power unit
      4.1.16. System of production of the fulfilled gases
   + 4.2. Diesel engine
+ 5. Coupling
+ 6. Transmissions
+ 7. Driveshaft and back bridge
+ 8. Steering
+ 9. Suspension brackets
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Body
+ 12. Electric equipment

- Adjustment of the starting gate


Adjustment of opening of the starting gate of the Weber carburetor

And – the screw-driver,

In – the adjusting screw in the case

1. To unscrew three screws of fastening of the case of the starting arrangement and a bimetallic spring.
2. To remove the thermal screen.
3. To check and in case of need to adjust a gap of the starting gate.
4. To hold a starting butterfly valve in a closed position by means of a core or a rubber cord.
5. To press against the stop an accelerator pedal for full opening of a butterfly valve of mix and closing of the starting gate, and then to release a pedal.
6. To move a hand a diaphragm of the vacuum regulator against the stop and to measure (for example, a drill with a diameter of 1,5 mm) gap width between the starting gate and a wall of an air chamber.


The diaphragm of the regulator and its draft make a start a returnable spring. Therefore they need to be moved surely against the stop for obtaining the maximum width of a gap.

7. In case of the wrong size of a gap it is necessary to turn the adjusting screw in the regulator case before receiving a necessary gap.