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Roy bains, Durham

Citroen Xsara Picasso

When traveling I keep getting a smell of petrol does any one else have this problem if so can you tell me if you know what is causing this.

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I get that especially during hot weather, just a brief whiff and then it passes. I asked the (private) service garage guys in Styal before I moved to France, the main Citroen having been unable or unwilling to give an answer. This garage, M S & J Motors, charged a third of what the main Citroen garage in Manchester next to the University charged and they did a better job. The boss told me that there was a vent to the petrol tank and during hot weather, when the vapour pressure inside the tank could rise and affect the flow of petrol to the carburettor, the petrol vapour was allowed to vent briefly to the atmosphere. I have a 12yo Picasso C4 and it is exceedingly reliable. Robin Marshall from France

I get that especially during hot weather, just a brief whiff and then it passes. I asked the (private) service garage guys in Styal before I moved to France, the main Citroen having been unable or unwilling to give an answer. This garage, M S & J Motors, charged a third of what the main Citroen garage in Manchester next to the University charged and they did a better job. The boss told me that there was a vent to the petrol tank and during hot weather, when the vapour pressure inside the tank could rise and affect the flow of petrol to the carburettor, the petrol vapour was allowed to vent briefly to the atmosphere. I have a 12yo Picasso C4 and it is exceedingly reliable. Robin Marshall from France

Sorry for double post but I got an error response the first time so sent it again. Seems like a bug. Robin Marshall from France

Submitted: 19/09/2014 21:27:58 | ID: 103321

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Mike Gee, Hertfordshire

Citroen C8 2005

Hi. My Citroen C8 never seems to warm up, even after driving 20 miles the heater is only delivering tepid air. I think I need to change the thermostat. Can anyone advise me of the ease or difficulty I might encounter and is it a DIY job? I’ve changed stats on other cars but I know very little about this one. Thanks. (2.0 petrol)

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Add water to the water cooling system. If the system is too low the heating does not work. Michel from England

Realise this is an old question, but with reference to the above answer... NEVER top up the coolant system with water. In doing so you are diluting the anti-freeze, and in the event of a coolant leak you can end up with a very poor concentration of anti-freeze if it is regularly topped up with water. Anti-freeze also works as summer coolant, and has anti-corrosion properties and rust inhibitors to keep the small water galleries in the engine free from rust and 'gunk' which if allowed to block by diluting the coolant WILL cause the engine to overheat and cause cylinder head/head gasket problems ££££ to fix!! Mart from East Riding of Yorkshire

Realise this is an old question, but with reference to the above answer... NEVER top up the coolant system with water. In doing so you are diluting the anti-freeze, and in the event of a coolant leak you can end up with a very poor concentration of anti-freeze if it is regularly topped up with water. Anti-freeze also works as summer coolant, and has anti-corrosion properties and rust inhibitors to keep the small water galleries in the engine free from rust and 'gunk' which if allowed to block by diluting the coolant WILL cause the engine to overheat and cause cylinder head/head gasket problems ££££ to fix!! Mart from East Riding of Yorkshire

Submitted: 03/05/2012 15:32:52 | ID: 71194

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Paul Daniels , Middlesbrough

Citroen Dispatch

Hi I've just bought a dispatch van 1.6hdi and when driving it there seams not be much power at all and takes a good while to get 60 MPH ? Are all the 1.6 HDI, like this or is there a fault ? Any ideas what might be wrong ? Much appreciated

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i had the same problem, turned out to be the egr valve that was knackered, blocked it off with a blanking plate and it went like a rocket again. you can replace it but its not a cheap part rich from Isle of Anglesey

i had the same problem, turned out to be the egr valve that was knackered, blocked it off with a blanking plate and it went like a rocket again. you can replace it but its not a cheap part rich from Isle of Anglesey

I had a similar problem and after changing the egr valve the power loss remained the same. The problem, as it turned out, was the turbo being starved of Oil. Ended up refurbishing the turbo as well as changing two filters. One located in the oil sump and the other much smaller one (most important!) in the oil feed line to the turbo. Not changing the latter filter cost the garage in time and money because after having it back for one afternoon the turbo blew again! Since then Happy Days!! T marden from Redcar and Cleveland

I had a similar problem and after changing the egr valve the power loss remained the same. The problem, as it turned out, was the turbo being starved of Oil. Ended up refurbishing the turbo as well as changing two filters. One located in the oil sump and the other much smaller one (most important!) in the oil feed line to the turbo. Not changing the latter filter cost the garage in time and money because after having it back for one afternoon the turbo blew again! Since then Happy Days!! T marden from Redcar and Cleveland

Submitted: 20/07/2014 20:03:53 | ID: 100061

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Jim, West Lothian

Citroen C2

Hi, every time I stop my car`s steering wants to turn to the right. Any ideas?

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1. Get your wheel alignment checked out.2. Whilst car is on the ramp have them check your brakes back and front as they may be binding. 3. M.ake sure that tyre pressure in all tyres is correct 4 Check condition of all tyres all the way around. 5. Check, top up or get your power steering fluid and make sure you put the right kind of fluid in 6. Check all suspension bushes and shock absorbers. Best of luck tariq from West Midlands

Submitted: 18/09/2014 14:09:28 | ID: 103252

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Julie Dwyer, Warwickshire

Citroen Xsara Picasso 2002

I have a problem with my Citroen Xsara Picasso`s digital display. I`m unable to see my speed, petrol and temp gauges as the lights seem to have gone off, but when the sun shines on it I can see them. Does the display light up via a bulb or is it more serious than that?

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Hello, yes, it has a lot of bulbs behind the digital dash display and can be replaced Andy from Cheshire

It’s loads of little bulbs, easy to replace, but if all one side, check the fuses Karen Whent from Essex

On the righthand side of the steering wheel are a set of switches, to the left of the knob that controls the headlight beam height. The two switches control the brightness of the dash board lights, pressing the top one over and over again will increase the brightness, the bottom one will decrease the brightness. Hope this helps Alan Langham from Warwickshire

I’ve got the same problem bit on the other side. Can anyone help please? Amber Brown from England

Hi Julie mine did the same about 8 weeks ago on the motorway.. I contacted a friend who used to work for Citroen and he told me to disconnect the battery for 2 mins and then reconnect it and it worked .. been fine since.. hope this helps. Andy from Lancashire

Hi Julie mine did the same about 8 weeks ago on the motorway.. I contacted a friend who used to work for Citroen and he told me to disconnect the battery for 2 mins and then reconnect it and it worked .. been fine since.. hope this helps. Andy from Lancashire

Submitted: 03/01/2013 14:57:30 | ID: 66725

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Jim, Aberdeenshire

Citroen Relay

Hello, I have recently been having intermittent problems accelerating with my van. when I am changing gear the power suddenly drops and the van feels like it is going to stall? Like a flat spot at around 1000 rpm. I was advised to try 3000+rpm before gear changes to see if it would clear? tonight on the way home it started to loose power as if it had stalled, so I dipped the clutch and revved the engine and it seem to clear? The engine starts fine, there is no smoke, except when first starting from cold? This problem has become more frequent in the last couple of months. the mileage is just over 104000 and the van is regularly serviced and was Mot'd in April. Is it possible the EGR valve is sticking at times?

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hi I have same problem did you work out what was the problem ? phil from Berkshire

hi I have same problem did you work out what was the problem ? phil from Berkshire

unlikely to be the egr valve as this is the least likely part to fail, it could be the Diesel particle filter. Is the engine management light on? eddie from Warrington

Yes, goes on then off? phil from Berkshire

Submitted: 23/05/2014 17:52:52 | ID: 96010

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gary, Suffolk

Citroen Relay

I've a high pitch whistle at around 3k revs, ok whilst idle or keep revs low Found the the Cat had cracked at the turbo end which was blowing, changed but whistle still there Removed turbo casing and impellor is ok All belts removed and still there Any answers ????

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Have you checked the turbo pipes to see if there are any leaks, I had this problem with mine, kept getting a whooshing sound when revving over 3000rpm accompanied by plumes of black smoke. eddie from Warrington

Have you checked the turbo pipes to see if there are any leaks, I had this problem with mine, kept getting a whooshing sound when revving over 3000rpm accompanied by plumes of black smoke. eddie from Warrington

Submitted: 05/06/2014 13:27:15 | ID: 96969

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Dave, Hampshire

Citroen Nemo

Hi. Can someone please tell me how i can connect my mp3 player to the stereo?? As i cant find the AUX point anywhere. Thanks Dave...

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You will need a 3.5mm jack plug connected to the CD changer port on the back of the stereo - press CD twice on the display to bring up the AUX function. It is the yellow plug style not the blue, lots on Ebay. Control is via your MP3 player Lee Birchwood from Hampshire

Submitted: 12/06/2014 00:09:43 | ID: 97471

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wilma, North Lanarkshire

Citroen Xsara Picasso

Since I bought this car the key had no transponder in it but the car ran fine till 2 weeks ago. The heaters started and stopped, the key stuck in the lock with the engine still running. I finally got the key out, it says immobiliser fault so I bought a new ignition barrel and keys. I`m having trouble trying to remove the barrel as the key won`t turn the lock. How else can I get the barrel off and how will I get the immobiliser to go off, as it is on just now? The car makes a noise to start but obviously can`t because the immobilser is on. Can I bypass the immobilisers or what can I do if I do not have a key with transponder, as the new set I bought doesn`t have one either? When the car broke down the breakdown guy was puzzled when he saw the old key, didn`t know how I was managing to drive the car, so I had to get it towed home. Any help would be appreciated thanks, Wilma

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I`m afraid you`ve got no chance billy from North Lanarkshire

Submitted: 08/09/2014 13:39:36 | ID: 102794

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Lynn, West Sussex

Citroen C3 Pluriel

I keep having to top up the water as the level keeps dropping below minimum level. There is no apparent leak and a local garage have pressure tested it and said there is not a problem - has anyone had this problem and can anyone tell me where my water might be going?!?

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Hi. I`ve got the same problem and the same car but I get a sign saying stop, engine too hot. If you find an answer I`d be grateful to share it. jane from Leicestershire

Submitted: 28/08/2014 20:12:37 | ID: 102296

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tony clarke, Essex

Citroen Dispatch

I recently purchased a Citroen Dispatch 1.6HDI. I have no handbook for it and wanted to know a couple of questions. I don't know where the fusebox is and also I looked under the bonnet and there seems to be something missing on the right hand side, but I have no idea what it is. Can anybody help?

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The fuse box is behind the glove box peter from Bristol

Handbooks for sale on e bay £15 approx ruairi from Cavan

Submitted: 01/07/2014 22:49:55 | ID: 98827

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Dermot, Ireland

Citroen Dispatch

Should there be an airbag light on 1999 Citroen Dispatch van? I need to get it through DOE. If so where would the wire be to connect it? Thanks in advance Dermot

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I wouldn`t think there is an airbag for that year ruairi from Cavan

Submitted: 03/07/2014 12:39:31 | ID: 98891

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David Hewett, Surrey

Citroen Dispatch

How do I get an owners manual?

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e bay is your best bet £15 is what i paid or maybe car scrappers ruairi from Cavan

Submitted: 17/08/2014 20:26:19 | ID: 101668

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Steve, Essex

Citroen Relay

Can anyone help looking to buy a citoren rely van 2004 , guy has told me it needs gear selector cables doing, could any one advise me on how much it would cost or if it is worth buying it's up for £1600 thanks

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Oil the cables where they enter the gear box, did it for me... IAN from Stoke-on-Trent

I had my cables changed for £300 Dave from Oxfordshire

I had my cables changed for £300 Dave from Oxfordshire

Submitted: 24/05/2014 15:58:55 | ID: 96073

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GLEN BROWN, Tyne and Wear

Citroen Xsara Picasso

just driving along, and car shuddered and stalled. engine fault light came on waited 3 minutes, started immediatly but on pulling away it stalled again. waited 5 minutes and drove home with no problems but engine fault light is still on. any ideas/common faults /advice would be great before i pay fortunes. Its 2007 1.6 hdi many thanks

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I had the same problem for about 3 months, sometimes 2weeks between the problem happening. The engine fault used to go out after about an hour. All that needed doing was replacing the fuel filter, Since the fuel filter has been replaced the problem has vanished. I hope that this helps. greg from Buckinghamshire

I had the same problem for about 3 months, sometimes 2weeks between the problem happening. The engine fault used to go out after about an hour. All that needed doing was replacing the fuel filter, Since the fuel filter has been replaced the problem has vanished. I hope that this helps. greg from Buckinghamshire

Submitted: 15/08/2014 22:43:27 | ID: 101562

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phil sykes, Cambridgeshire

Citroen Xsara

i have a problem with the horn on my xsara 1.6 2003 estate ,when the ignition is of the horn works ,when turned on it doesnt work properly ,(you have to push very very hard and even then it doesnt allways work ,) i have taken the air bag/horn off but couldnt find anything wrong,the air bag is reg working according to dashboard lights is there anything else i can try .

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The horn on my xara picasso has stopped working, where is it situated and is it easy to fit a pair of dual horns instead. bill herbert from Merthyr Tydfil

The horn on my xara picasso has stopped working, where is it situated and is it easy to fit a pair of dual horns instead. bill herbert from Merthyr Tydfil

Submitted: 30/05/2014 18:44:47 | ID: 96544

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Pat Finn, Ireland

Citroen Berlingo 2006

My Citroen Berlingo`s temperature gauge stays up all of the time even though the van is not overheating. It is not losing any coolant as I keep checking. I leave the fan blowing all of the time to make sure it does not run cold. Could anyone tell me why the temp. gauge hand stays high? (1.9)

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Check coolant sensor and the gauge itself. Alex from Northamptonshire

Submitted: 24/03/2014 09:26:34 | ID: 62564

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John, Ireland

Citroen Berlingo

When i switch on the radio it shows the frequency but just beeps. I do not have the radio code as i bpught it second hand and did not think to ask.

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Ask dealers for the code.You have to prove ownership with papers though. Alex from Northamptonshire

Submitted: 09/04/2014 17:35:59 | ID: 94043

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dan, Ireland

Citroen Berlingo

Any ideas guys why my 3 gear cranches when chainging from third to 4th gear. if i change slow its ok. sometimes im stuck in 1st now

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Check your gear lever links to the gearbox.Rubber bushes get old and not as effective.The whole link arm has to be replaced though. Alex from Northamptonshire

Submitted: 14/04/2014 21:35:05 | ID: 94221

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Helen Gonzalez, Northamptonshire

Citroen C4 Picasso 2010

My Citroen C4 Picasso has developed an oil leak and I have been advised today it is from the front and rear crankshaft seal. Both seals need replacing with a labour cost of over £1000. Bearing in mind the car is not even 4 yrs old yet and the mileage is just 28,000 this seems very premature. I am extremely disappointed and concerned and will be taking this up with Citroen UK tomorrow. Any ideas/solutions? (Diesel Automatic)

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Hi I have a partner van 1.6 hdi 59 reg similar prob ,it was an o ring oil seal on the oil pump NOT THE CRANKSHAFT SEAL AS SUSPECTED ,problem is ,timing belt ,sump and all has to come off to change it ,think it was a 5 hour job cost about £300 cl8t from Fife

Hi I have a partner van 1.6 hdi 59 reg similar prob ,it was an o ring oil seal on the oil pump NOT THE CRANKSHAFT SEAL AS SUSPECTED ,problem is ,timing belt ,sump and all has to come off to change it ,think it was a 5 hour job cost about £300 cl8t from Fife

Submitted: 01/04/2014 14:46:26 | ID: 93759

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Peter, Australia

Citroen Berlingo

Hi, my Citroen Berlingo that we all love dearly is only starting when cold, after it warms up if you stop it will not start. The battery is okay. I tried other`s battery, but still the same issue. When hot and you try to start it the warning lights do dim, giving the impression there is some drain in the system. Rolling clutch starts with no problems and she runs beautifully. Starter Motor draining a power source? Any help would be appreciated, thank you

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Check coolant sensor, alternator and starter. Alex from Northamptonshire

Submitted: 12/05/2014 00:09:24 | ID: 95396

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eamonn hayes, Ireland

Citroen Berlingo

drivers side window will go down but very slow to get up

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Did you ever find a fix for this Eamonn?, as i have a similar problem Kieran from Ireland

Did you ever find a fix for this Eamonn?, as i have a similar problem Kieran from Ireland

Use silicon lubricant on the window channels inside the door where the window pane sits in to ease upward movement. Alex from Northamptonshire

Submitted: 20/04/2014 14:52:35 | ID: 94469

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phillip, Kent

Citroen Berlingo

a hose from the radiator split and the engine overheated and cut out. i repaired the hose and refilled the rad. checked the oil level and the oil is fine (not milky) the engine however turns but will not start. i let the van cool right down and tried again but still not starting any ideas???? p.s there is diesel in it

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If the engine cut out because of over heating then it may already be too late as the engine may have already cooked! but being optimistic; try the following. Heater turned to its hottest temperature. Remove the cap and Fill the coolant then try to start the engine in 10 second bursts and pause 30 seconds for the batter to recover. It`ll take a long time if after 20 mins still no life,then delve into more serious checks such as damage due to heat on the valves, pistons etc. Alex from Northamptonshire

Submitted: 04/06/2014 09:21:03 | ID: 96865

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Shaun, Denbighshire

Citroen Berlingo

Hi, please could someone tell me if I can put an X reg engine non turbo diesel engine in an 04 nine turbo diesel Citroen Berlingo van out of a Berlingo van? Engines look the same but will the ecu run the older engine and what will I need to do? Thanks

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Check the engine mounts and ensure they fit.Use the ECU that belongs to the engine that you are going to use and then get it programmed by the citroen dealers. Alex from Northamptonshire

Submitted: 08/05/2014 15:43:56 | ID: 95247

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dp34067, West Sussex

Citroen Berlingo

Bought recently - 56 with 97k miles. Some black smoke on start up and traces when warm under acceleration but ran well. Now producing significant amount of black (rich - not oil) smoke and misfiring. A previous garage report commented on weeping injectors. Have read various forums and comments concerning oil change regimes, oil pump pick up filter, No3 injector?! MAF meter, but before I launch into this (my daughter has the vehicle in Devon) can anyone give me some specific pointers based on info supplied. My many thanks to all respondents in advance of a simple fix!!! DP34067

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Sorry - the vehicle concerned is a Belingo Van 1.6 HDi DP34067 dp34067 from West Sussex

ok..Use the best fuel you can afford always-Shell v-power diesel/BP Ultimate diesel etc, Then ;First of all change oil-Fully Synthetic 0-30 or 40 and definitely C3 spec,nothing less. Oil filter. Fuel filter. Forte injector cleaner-1/2 tank full diesel,full bottle forte.forget the usual full tank to full forte! This regime has to be adhered to at every 6-7000 miles and not a mile above that!Sorry for the emphasis but this`ll save you from a lot of hassle. Then long journeys every weekend at around 100 miles etc. Once service done,if same problems persist-i.e leaky injectors get them reconditioned, if you can find people for around 70 pounds p/injectors if not, go for new ones. Your 1.6 hdi has no pick uppump as far as I know but a bosch hp pump which is mostly trouble free but over 120K miles needs to be checked. Mine lasted 367K miles but no guarantees that another one shall do too. Every year you own the vehicle;oil pick up pipe in the sump,turbo return pipe turbo feed pipe-one with bunjo nut on need to be replaced along with any gaskets,filters etc-as some has gauze filters some do not! Do not thrash the vehicle-my policy 70-80 mph since the turbo is sensitive and you don`1t want it blown...As these engines weren`t meant to be turboed ...but that`s another story. Every two years take out the induction pipes incld the inlet and egr cooling pipes and clear them of coke along with clearing the oil channels with pressurised air and brake cleaning fluid-your garage may do this for you costs around 75-100 and well worth the hassle...Then your van shall serve you of years...Good luck. Alex from Northamptonshire

Submitted: 08/06/2014 11:43:36 | ID: 97194

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james stuart, South Yorkshire

Citroen Berlingo

I have been trying to find a ecu unit set for my van, but thare is that many types I am not sure what I want the problem is my rev counter and fuel gage and speedo does not work properly I have been told this is what I want can anybody help pleas I will be very greatful.

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your best bet is to keep the old unit but get it repaired. BB REMAN might help or any other ecu repair specialists-look it on E-bAY OR GOOGLE IT. for around 200-300 quid . a lot better option then buying a unit that you may not be able to re-program into the vehicle. Alex from Northamptonshire

Submitted: 17/06/2014 18:16:17 | ID: 97911

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Donal, Ireland

Citroen Berlingo

Does A tow bar off 99 to 02 berlingo's Fit the newer models 03 to 08 berlingo! Thanks for your relies....

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It should do as the body is the same until the mark 3 berlingo which had substantial changes from 2008 onwards. Alex from Northamptonshire

Submitted: 18/06/2014 08:02:33 | ID: 97943

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david gwyn jones, Gwynedd

Citroen Berlingo

shaking when reversing i have put new clutch still the same

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Just check your engine mounts and rear rubber bushes on the stability bar along the rear axle. Alex from Northamptonshire

Submitted: 24/06/2014 21:13:56 | ID: 98396

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john, Ireland

Citroen Berlingo

I am on the point of buying a 1.6 lk berlingo new are there any problems with the berlingo or is the volkswagen caddy a better option thanks john

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Caddy is not a better option as they do suffer from gearbox problems. 1.6 petrol is fine.1.6 hdi troublesome but not unsurpassable,regular oil and filter change at every 6000 miles is the key for the 1.6 hdi. Alex from Northamptonshire

Submitted: 12/07/2014 12:52:10 | ID: 99506

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Matt, Surrey

Citroen Berlingo

All my locks on the van won't lock they only open. When I turn The key to lock the van on both doors and rear door it just jams Any ideas on how much it would cost to change all 3 barrels. Thanks

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First,lubricate all locks and mechanism copiously with WD 40 and smear of grease and leave it a couple of days for the WD40 to penetrate. Then try each individual lock in turn. Changing the 3 locks shall cost you an arm and a leg unless you can find the lot with their key in a breakers yard. Alex from Northamptonshire

Submitted: 24/06/2014 18:30:48 | ID: 98385

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taff jones, Staffordshire

Citroen Berlingo

My 57 plate 1.6hdi had recently given up the ghost, and i have been offered a 1.4hdi engine to put in it. The question is, will it fit and is it compatible. Many thanks in advance..... Also are there other compatible engines that will fit?

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Get 1.6 if you can find it.If not 1.4 should fit but check the engine mounts and other ancillaries for fitments...1.4 will make the vehicle slower due to weight .Also check if it can be programmed into the ECU-Ask Citroen dealer. Alex from Northamptonshire

Submitted: 24/06/2014 19:10:27 | ID: 98386

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mark, West Yorkshire

Citroen Berlingo

Hi I have a berlingo enterprise 63 plate 30,000 miles and recently have noticed when the van has rested overnight the clutch pedal has lost its tension but after about ten minutes of using the clutch pedals returns to its normal tight tension.No issues with changing gears the clutch works as it should and bitting point point all ok is this a manufactures fault or wear and tear any help appreciated,thanks in advance.

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Best bet ; return to the people who gave you the 100K warranty and let them sort it out since it could be one of a many of things which you really don`t want to go into to find the fault .Its under warranty so let them sort it out. Alex from Northamptonshire

Submitted: 20/07/2014 09:50:51 | ID: 100026

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ALAN STABLES, Yorkshire

Citroen Berlingo

I FOUND IT HARD TO GET THE BERLINGO IN TO GEAR. SINCE THEN IT COMES OUT OF GEAR ALL TOGETHER. THE MECANIC AS PUT ONE NEW PART ON, BUT IT IS STILL THE SAME. IT CANNOT BE LEFT IN GEAR AS IT WILL COME OUT AGAIN.

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First ensure that the gearbox oil is replaced and levelled correctly . If this has not cured it then;,Have you replaced the gear lever link arms to the gear box ?Usually these are quite common items to fail especially on high- milers. If all these fail then the gear/s at which the jumps happen are worn . A second hand gearbox from a breakers yard is your cheapest and best option. The whole lot should cost you around 300-350 tops, including the part and the labour. Good Luck. Alex from Northamptonshire

Submitted: 23/07/2014 10:08:09 | ID: 100195

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frank, Ireland

Citroen Berlingo

is it possible to leave on the radio when the engine is not running

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Yes. Switch the ignition off.The Radio goes off too. Then push the start button on the Radio. It`ll give you an hour`s play if you forget to switch it off. if you want to extend the radio , switch it back on again. Alex from Northamptonshire

Yes. Switch the ignition off. The Radio goes off too. Then push the start button on the Radio. It`ll give you an hour`s play if you forget to switch it off. if you want to extend the radio , switch it back on again. Alex from Northamptonshire

Submitted: 27/07/2014 22:38:59 | ID: 100466

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M. Manning, Norfolk

Citroen C3

I have a C3 Hd 2010 Air con(manual) which makes a noise like a secondary fan over the noise of the normal heater fan. I don't think it`s been serviced but it is still producing cold air?

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had the same problem until last week, it is a noise that sometimes occurs when the refrigerant gas is low.mine was refilled under guarantee and the noise is gone, after top up monitor for any leak that might have caused the loss of gas Tim Laker from Hampshire

had the same problem until last week, it is a noise that sometimes occurs when the refrigerant gas is low.mine was refilled under guarantee and the noise is gone, after top up monitor for any leak that might have caused the loss of gas Tim Laker from Hampshire

Submitted: 02/07/2014 14:38:28 | ID: 98842

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Ann, Rhondda Cynon Taf

Citroen C1

I have heard a beep noise on occasions. No warning lights come on. Just wonder if anybody knows what the beep is. It seems to be a warning or a reminder as it only happens occasionally.

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Hi - i had the same problem last week - i would like to know what it is, its def not petrol warning i know that. Carly from Surrey

Hi - i had the same problem last week - i would like to know what it is, its def not petrol warning i know that. Carly from Surrey

It's warning you that the petrol is running low Hazel from Essex

Submitted: 08/07/2014 21:22:38 | ID: 99270

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liz, Torfaen

Citroen C4

Hi I bought the car a month ago and it died 3 days after purchase. It has since been back to the garage and has had a lot of work done, under warranty thank god, but I still have the error, automatic headlight adjustment faulty. Is this an easy cheap fix or do I need to try and go back through the warranty?

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I had this problem until my egr valve was replaced on engine, i dont know if it is linked at all because i had several faults before it was replaced and now its working sweet David graham from Tyne and Wear

Submitted: 20/08/2014 23:53:28 | ID: 101843

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keith doran, County Armagh

Citroen Dispatch

suspension light has come on in my dispatch,log book is telling me it is the pneumatic suspension.what does this mean and is it expensive to fix.need answers asap Thanks

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Probably a faulty compressor. I had the same problem on a dispatch with 32000 miles. My van would not raise or lower. I tried every avenue to try and repair it but I ended up having to get a new compressor through the dealer. It cost me £1100.00 Neil from County Down

Probably a faulty compressor. I had the same problem on a dispatch with 32000 miles. My van would not raise or lower. I tried every avenue to try and repair it but I ended up having to get a new compressor through the dealer. It cost me £1100.00 Neil from County Down

Hi I have been trying to sort out my air suspenstion as it cost £200 every time the air bag packed up or compressor or a little bit of dirt got caught in a seal . The best way to fix it for goos is put it back on to springs total cost £175.00 straight replacement. Remove bolt out of bottom from shock absorbers allows axel to lower, but suport axle as it would be held by brake rubber pipe. turn air bag ( baynet fiting) place rubber cap in top of spring and place in postion. Repeat on other side and replace bolts job done No more problems. The air suspension in these vans are rubbish and they should be sued. Springs are in Fait and Peugeot vans and Toyota now all the same van . never buy Citreon again all electrics are full of faults its just never ending. good luck john marshall from Durham

Hi I have been trying to sort out my air suspenstion as it cost £200 every time the air bag packed up or compressor or a little bit of dirt got caught in a seal . The best way to fix it for goos is put it back on to springs total cost £175.00 straight replacement. Remove bolt out of bottom from shock absorbers allows axel to lower, but suport axle as it would be held by brake rubber pipe. turn air bag ( baynet fiting) place rubber cap in top of spring and place in postion. Repeat on other side and replace bolts job done No more problems. The air suspension in these vans are rubbish and they should be sued. Springs are in Fait and Peugeot vans and Toyota now all the same van . never buy Citreon again all electrics are full of faults its just never ending. good luck john marshall from Durham

Submitted: 25/05/2014 18:05:55 | ID: 96140

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Gordon, East Riding of Yorkshire

Citroen Xsara Picasso

I am having a problem with a 15amp fuse blowing it is the fuse under the dashboard drivers side it;s blown Twice in two days it was when I winking to turn right and all the instrument panel went out and the Wipers came on. The car is now in the garage and has been for one week and they can't find the problem Can you please HELP Gordon Gordon Fishwick

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Did you resolve this matter? My car does exactly the same. Any help? eifion roberts from Cardiff

Submitted: 13/07/2014 14:51:40 | ID: 99585

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Shirley, West Sussex

Citroen C3 Pluriel

Hi The back window on my Pluriel has stopped working (in the down position). I have been told the cable has snapped. How can I get the door panel off? Don't know where to start! Thanks

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There is a switch next to the cd player which locks the back windows. Try to deactivate it. Alexandar from Serbia

There is a switch next to the cd player which locks the back windows. Try to deactivate it. Alexandar from Serbia

Submitted: 15/07/2014 14:58:44 | ID: 99717

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