Handy Hints & Tips

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  • FCF LDS Fluid Discount
    by GiveMeABreak » 24 Jul 2017, 12:01 » in Forum News, Announcements and Issues
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  • PSA Wiring Symbols & Diagram Codes
    by GiveMeABreak » 17 Nov 2016, 19:57
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    Last post by CitroJim
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  • Xantia Rear ABS Sensor Renewal
    by red_dwarfers » 15 Jan 2009, 18:24
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    Last post by Old-Guy
    12 Jul 2015, 15:10
  • 1.6 HDi Buying guide
    by RichardW » 24 Nov 2014, 23:02
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  • transmission and clutch
    by decoban » 18 Sep 2017, 16:42
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    24 Sep 2017, 15:28
  • Micellar wipes
    by MikeT » 22 Aug 2017, 18:35
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  • 2-for-1: drain pot and tool tray
    by white exec » 12 May 2017, 11:55
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    12 May 2017, 12:45
  • Mounting a camera & Screen to see your pedals
    by falling-out-with-my-car » 05 Feb 2017, 14:26
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    08 May 2017, 09:13
  • Van Racking
    by Steven86 » 08 May 2017, 09:10
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  • Fitting a Bosch pump to the XUD11 (2.1td)
    by mark21td » 14 Aug 2009, 23:10
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    27 Apr 2017, 07:26
  • Re-greasing CV joints through split gaiter
    by Hell Razor5543 » 28 Sep 2014, 17:59
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    17 Apr 2017, 16:43
  • How to reassembe needle rollers on Triaxe joints on GS/GSA and possibly BX.
    by uhn113x » 13 Apr 2017, 15:05
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    Last post by Hell Razor5543
    13 Apr 2017, 17:53
  • DIY sphere removal tool
    by Xaccers » 11 May 2007, 16:30
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    12 Apr 2017, 17:09
  • A nice book
    by Gibbo2286 » 06 Apr 2017, 10:37
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    06 Apr 2017, 10:37
  • Wheel nut cover remover
    by Richard_C » 27 Oct 2016, 21:27
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    24 Feb 2017, 12:08
  • 405 Rear Brake Adjusters
    by Pug_XUD_KeenAmateur » 11 Feb 2017, 12:35
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    11 Feb 2017, 12:35
  • C5 Handbrake cable-top tip
    by 411514 » 05 Feb 2017, 19:37
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    Last post by myglaren
    05 Feb 2017, 20:44
  • C5 X7 Pollen Filter Replacement & Air System Clean How To
    by GiveMeABreak » 21 Jan 2017, 20:09
    Replies: 6
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    Last post by GiveMeABreak
    31 Jan 2017, 20:35
  • Stretchy CV joint boot fitting trick.
    by dnsey » 16 Oct 2016, 10:15
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    Last post by Pug_XUD_KeenAmateur
    18 Jan 2017, 21:54
  • Hand Cleanser & Other Tools
    by Pug_XUD_KeenAmateur » 04 Dec 2016, 19:08
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    Last post by Sloppysod
    10 Jan 2017, 21:45
  • Redex Advaned (Diesel)
    by jimmymarsbar » 29 Aug 2016, 22:18
    Replies: 6
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    Last post by white exec
    07 Jan 2017, 18:22
  • C5 and possibly other C-models battery removal
    by myglaren » 16 Jul 2012, 14:21
    Replies: 61
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    15 Dec 2016, 17:38
  • (Xsara) 1.4 TU alternator replacement (with AC and PAS)
    by djoptix » 24 Nov 2016, 16:43
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    24 Nov 2016, 16:43
  • Expert Van Woes
    by Hell Razor5543 » 21 Nov 2016, 15:35
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    21 Nov 2016, 19:45
  • Fixing Window Control Module
    by Hell Razor5543 » 28 Sep 2016, 17:43
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    28 Sep 2016, 17:43
  • Ametech Engine Restorer
    by rookie » 30 May 2014, 17:28
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    Last post by CitroJim
    25 Sep 2016, 07:46
  • 206 1.6 HDi radiator / air con condensor replacement.
    by onthecut » 29 May 2016, 19:09
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    29 May 2016, 20:30
  • Xantia II - Radiator fan motor removal
    by VertVega » 18 May 2011, 16:52
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    Last post by white exec
    25 Apr 2016, 14:26
  • Cleaning out your Pela or other vacuum extractor
    by spider » 04 Feb 2016, 19:59
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    Last post by spider
    04 Feb 2016, 19:59
  • SensoDrive Gearbox Troubleshooting Information
    by CitroJim » 14 Dec 2014, 17:35
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    21 Dec 2015, 14:33
  • What to buy Citrojim for Xmas
    by MikeT » 10 Dec 2015, 19:18
    Replies: 20
    Views: 2676
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    16 Dec 2015, 08:49
  • Adding a Glasses Case Mod to your C5 MkIII (X7) Tutorial
    by GiveMeABreak » 22 Oct 2015, 21:51
    Replies: 3
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    Last post by CitroJim
    10 Nov 2015, 17:19
  • C4 Picasso Hints and Tips
    by RichardW » 07 Jan 2013, 22:49
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    Last post by harryp
    09 Nov 2015, 15:23
  • New car, important things to do for longevity?
    by MortyDK » 06 Jul 2015, 21:52
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    Last post by Peter.N.
    07 Jul 2015, 11:45
  • Lexia Cable issues
    by Trainman » 27 Jul 2014, 17:35
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    07 May 2015, 09:47
  • Tapatalk app
    by citronut » 06 May 2013, 09:15
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    Last post by Northern_Mike
    27 Apr 2015, 14:49
  • How accurate are tyre air pressure gauages?
    by ihatecars » 19 Aug 2014, 12:49
    Replies: 7
    Views: 2353
    Last post by harryp
    31 Oct 2014, 22:36
  • Dreaded bsi ecu swap important info for future
    by Roadrally » 20 Aug 2014, 09:13
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    Views: 1843
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    20 Aug 2014, 09:13
  • Blower Transistor Replacement Guide In Pictures
    by CitroJim » 21 Jul 2007, 20:47
    Replies: 5
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    Last post by p2lexy
    18 Jun 2014, 18:20
  • 206 TU1.1JP AC pulley bypass belt sized
    by citronut » 22 May 2014, 14:09
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    Last post by citronut
    22 May 2014, 14:09
  • Removing Xantia Seats - how to
    by Old-Guy » 20 May 2014, 20:57
    Replies: 1
    Views: 1984
    Last post by CitroJim
    21 May 2014, 04:24
  • Xantia heater matrix info
    by RichardW » 02 Mar 2010, 09:37
    Replies: 2
    Views: 3869
    Last post by lukeriley
    14 Apr 2014, 13:11
  • Speedometer dies when radio is left on after car turned off
    by hj79 » 11 Feb 2014, 09:15
    Replies: 1
    Views: 2754
    Last post by Ron3
    11 Apr 2014, 01:01
  • K & N air filters
    by np » 21 Nov 2006, 23:56
    Replies: 8
    Views: 4439
    Last post by Fake Concern
    22 Mar 2014, 22:18
  • Getting Spare Keys
    by Ben82 » 06 Feb 2013, 19:43
    Replies: 3
    Views: 3138
    Last post by Diabolical
    21 Nov 2013, 13:57
  • [Clio mk2] How to Replace Recirculation Door Actuator
    by gp92 » 28 Oct 2013, 17:34
    Replies: 1
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    Last post by gp92
    16 Nov 2013, 15:08
  • Xantia rear suspension struts and more
    by RichardW » 16 Apr 2013, 21:29
    Replies: 1
    Views: 2904
    Last post by c.morewood
    07 Nov 2013, 09:49
  • Repair for Hateful Xantia Lock Button
    by thorter » 27 Jun 2013, 14:43
    Replies: 2
    Views: 3516
    Last post by thorter
    27 Jun 2013, 17:45
  • apprehensive/George Orwell syndrom
    by citronut » 16 May 2013, 07:58
    Replies: 1
    Views: 2324
    Last post by Xaccers
    16 May 2013, 12:18
  • fuel injection or hdi fuel pump power
    by citroenxm » 09 May 2013, 17:08
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    Views: 2292
    Last post by citroenxm
    09 May 2013, 17:08
  • Airbag Light stay on?
    by MikeT » 28 Aug 2008, 14:57
    Replies: 4
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    Last post by allanmc
    09 Mar 2013, 10:16