The "Know Your Citroen Engine Thread"

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Post by Homer » 03 May 2008, 01:33

nick wrote:Image

I've just noticed the price of diesel on the garage sign behind Homer's BX, 43.4p per litre ! That would make the pic early 90's then, about 1992 or 93 perhaps?
I moved into that house in mid 1989 and left in late 1990, good call.

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Post by ACTIVE8 » 03 Jun 2008, 16:05

If only the prices would return to that level ! :wink:

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to easy.

Post by falling-out-with-my-car » 16 Jun 2008, 15:22

Haynes Bahhh Humbug.

haynes can't do anything thats easy, just imagine how complicated the haynes manual for the starship enterprise would

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Post by xantia 1.9td 1999 » 17 Jun 2008, 08:26

TehAgent wrote:i dropped a glow plug, that i had just removed, in mine, still not sure if its fallen out yet, lol

anyway, if any ones got any more location for bits and bobs that you can see in the photo, let me know so i can add them, and can someone send me a PM to see iv i can receive them please

Try and locate the GLOW PLUG if you can, i know it may sound painfull etc. The same happened to me and the bloddy thing, after months nearly took the pulleys off, i was fortunate as it only ripped the fan belt.

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Post by jgra1 » 06 Aug 2008, 17:01

All. in my blog are pictures of the engine from all angles if it helps anyone find hard to see items..

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Post by TehAgent » 03 Oct 2008, 00:21

Proves how long its been since i came and had a look around the citroen side of the forums, I've only just noticed my post being stickied lol

Found the glow plug eventually after i got the car started again, it rattled its self clear and dropped on the floor, a spanner however went on a rather large 500mile round trip to hunstanton then followed the coast around to Yarmouth and back to wellingborough, it was only the next day when the throttle cable snapped when starting it in the morning, did it pop out and land on the floor :shock:

In away i miss my Xantia, mainly due to the funky way you could lower it with out having to get new springs, but i'm also glad i have my 406 now as its much more reliable. 13 months i had my Xant, 13 months i was fixing something lol.

Ive now had my 406 for 12 months, and I've only had to get 2 new tires and replace the exhaust system and sort out a speedo that refused to work, only other problem i have is the fans fail to come on at temperature. but I've rigged a switch inside the car to do it manually.

I thank my Xantia for one thing though, if it didn't give me problems, i never would of found this place and never would of met 2 of the best people ever, Citrojim or Xaccers.

Unfortunately i had no choice but to get rid of the Xant had a baby on the way and just needed a more reliable car, so gambled on a 406 and it payed off.

Glad this post is still helping people out.
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Post by Xaccers » 03 Oct 2008, 00:46

TehAgent wrote: I thank the my Xantia for one thing though, if it didn't give me problems, i never would of found this place and never would of met 2 of the best people ever, Citrojim or Xaccers.
That's one of the reasons why I'd never willingly get rid of Cassy :D
She's brought me too much luck

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Post by citroenxm » 19 Oct 2008, 20:31

andmcit wrote:Woohoo - Citroen Battleships!!

Will O7 sink the whole lot!? :wink: :lol:

Guess I could take a piccy of my '93 Xm S1 24v V6 engine bay
just to put everyone off wanting one? Spill a spanner in this engine
bay and you'll never see it again... :D

What to shy from a V6 24v?? No cam belts, hardley any pipes apart from water... I nt see what so frightening? :lol: :lol: :lol:


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Post by sijrayner » 09 Apr 2010, 09:45

not sure if i missed something but did this idea ever get any further. i was hoping other people might have posted pics of other engines and descriptions but the thread seemed to wander a little or did i miss other ones. i have a 2.2hdi and no idea where anything is.

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Re: The "Know Your Citroen Engine Thread"

Post by Skull » 20 Aug 2013, 21:34

Good idea :idea: but for it to be logical Captain :oops: you would really need a thread for each model / engine bay or at least the rarer ones

I will do a Xantia 2.1 TD (S2) if anyone needs it - someone will have to grid it up though - far too technical that :oops:

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Re: The "Know Your Citroen Engine Thread"

Post by delpirion » 23 Aug 2013, 00:53

a good idea ; )

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Re: The "Know Your Citroen Engine Thread"

Post by jimmymarsbar » 15 Jun 2016, 14:09

Not from a Citroen, but as they're similar underneath, I hope it helps!!

DW10ATED RHS ENGINE, 307 2.0 HDI 110bhp


4 - Camshaft Position Sensor
6 - Crankshaft Position Sensor
8 - Engine Control Module
9 - Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor
10 - Exhaust Gas Pressure Sensor
11 - EGR Solenoid #1
12 - EGR Solenoid #2
15 - Fuel Pressure Control Solenoid
16 - Fuel Pressure Sensor
17 - Fuel Temp Sensor
18 - Glow Plug Timer Relay
20 - High Pressure Pump
21 - Injectors
22 - Air Intake Heater Coolant Control Valve
23/26 - MAF Sensor
24 - Intake Air Control Valve
25 - Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) Sensor
27 - Turbo Control Solenoid
28 - 3rd Piston Cut Off Solenoid

I wasn't aware there was a MAP sensor on these or that the EGR had two solenoid valves..... :-D