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terry, Suffolk

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The central locking on my van plays up and the horn keeps letting off a single beep frequently when the doors are locked and unlocked. Does anyone know how to cure this??

Submitted: 24/07/2016 11:53:33 | ID: 133787

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lisa phillips, Ceredigion

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I have a intermittent warning light that has come on, on my citroen dispatch, but cant find anything anywhere about it. All i can say is it looks like wavey lines with a lid on top, was orange now red. Any advice would be grateful right now. Thanks

Submitted: 15/07/2016 18:47:17 | ID: 133553

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Jim, Hampshire

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Hi I have a 2011 Citroen dispatch 1.9 it drives lovely but has a very annoying humming noise when I hit 30mph to 40 eveytime then goes when speed up. I have had the timing belt changed and all tyres but someone said it could be the turbo as I'm not used to a turbo and they do make a slight noise that some people love or find it irritating.

Submitted: 10/07/2016 21:29:11 | ID: 133420

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glen s, Brighton & Hove

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I have a 2009 citroen dispatch 1.6....when i leave the van and switch engine off, within 2 minutes my headlights come on and so do my windscreen wipers?? i then have to press the remote on my key to lock or unlock the van and it stops, but then after 2 minutes headlights come on and wipers...helllllppppp its driving me mad

Submitted: 27/06/2016 16:08:00 | ID: 133039

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L. Remekie, Jamaica

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My 2008 Citroen Dispatch diesel shut off after making a hissing sound and will not restart. Checks reveal very weak stream from the fuel pump to injectors. Been informed the problem may be a fuse that control the pump but I cannot locate this. Can anyone help or any other suggestions to the problem?

Submitted: 26/06/2016 20:44:49 | ID: 133028

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Nick Flashman, Essex

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I had an accident in my van yesterday and now all the seatbelts are locked. I have no idea how to unlock them. Can you please help?

Submitted: 22/06/2016 21:31:23 | ID: 132898

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dennis@dennischilton.co.uk, Devon

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I can change external temp from celcious to Fahrenheit but I cant get temp to display on dash board any help?

Submitted: 20/06/2016 16:46:29 | ID: 132826

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Michael Walshaw, West Yorkshire

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How do I change front o/s headlamp unit ?

Submitted: 13/06/2016 21:17:39 | ID: 132630

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brian tonner, West Lothian

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brake warning light comes on at 70 mph

Submitted: 05/06/2016 14:17:27 | ID: 132373

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Frank, Norfolk

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I have a 2009 dispatch 1.6 diesel and I don't have a handbook for it. I have a blown fuse that controls my power windows and I was wondering if someone could tell me what size it is and its location in one of the fuse boxes Thanks

Submitted: 28/05/2016 07:53:51 | ID: 132103

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Lee goodrum, Kent

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Hi i have just been told that the clutch master cylinder has gone is this a big job ( could be slave cylinder?)

Submitted: 26/05/2016 15:00:25 | ID: 132053

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Robert Vaughan Richards, Midlothian

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How do I change the Lock Barrels ?

Submitted: 25/05/2016 11:20:59 | ID: 132003

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james, North Lanarkshire

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how do you stop the sliding door from rattling

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Usually an adjustment of the rollers and strikers will suffice. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 24/05/2016 16:56:08 | ID: 131977

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ronnie macdonald, Highland

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anyone what code 1608H/5640

Submitted: 22/05/2016 09:48:57 | ID: 131863

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ronnie macdonald, Highland

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have a 55 plate dispatch starts and runs ok but at 50 to 60 surges and blows out black smoke got new air filter and air flow meter on still the same

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sounds like it could be a sooted up EGR valve R Evans from Caerphilly

took off egr and cleaned not much diferance do anyone know what code 1608h/5640 is ronnie macdonald from Highland

Submitted: 20/05/2016 16:23:10 | ID: 131783

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carlos, Kent

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my vanto slow going up hill on machine say its turbo press electrovalve and break switch?

Submitted: 05/05/2016 09:40:20 | ID: 131181

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Martyn Kerr, Surrey

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Had a strange problem for while, in as much as my headlights come on sometimes. Also my n/s indicators sometimes flash quickly. Today I was tooted and didn't realise why, but when I checked, I found that my rear n/s lighting cluster has stopped working. Everything. I wondered if there is a fuse that has blown, but can't seem to find anything in my owners handbook.

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Martyn, sounds like a wiring connection issue at first.. Cittys are renowned for them. Less likely to be a fuse because a fuse will protect a certain circuit and on Cittys as most other vehicles, the headlight fuses are different to indicator ones.... You are having issues with a number of components.. headlights, indicators, brake lights... So, it's a painstaking task but check firstly the wiring connection plug at the rear cluster for clean and strong contacts.. they are common fail points.. then check the earthing connections.. more common fail points.. get to the relays and check their security and connections.. to establish which is indicator related switch hazards on and pull a relay at a time until hazards stop.. clean contacts and if necessary replace relay (indicators flashing quickly is normally a sign that a bulb has failed, but could also occur when relay fails or if poor connections).. I am sure you'll find the problem while doing this and it won't cost you an arm and leg. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 29/04/2016 17:05:37 | ID: 130956

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jade, Essex

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were is the break light switch FUSE located on a citreon dispatch 2008 i need to change it as my break lights are not working and bulbs are okay . need to know were in the fuse box it is ive located the fuses just dont know which one to change

Submitted: 22/04/2016 20:46:11 | ID: 130701

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Cliff G, Greater Manchester

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where is the cigarette lighter socket fuse and how can i identify it and get at it?

Submitted: 22/04/2016 13:11:06 | ID: 130683

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Darrel Rumble, Kent

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my centre console display has stopped working . it is a 64 plate, any ideas

Submitted: 18/04/2016 21:40:58 | ID: 130562

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Andre, Shropshire

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Hi Just bought the van and had its MOT and service, few days later the 'info brake pads worn' message has come on the dash. Could it just be a automated message? If so how do I switch this off?

Submitted: 03/04/2016 23:50:49 | ID: 129912

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maxine, Staffordshire

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I appear to have a leak possibly on my power steering as the steering is making a wyring noise and has gone a little stiff. I have just had the altenator changed could this be something to do with this ?

Submitted: 03/04/2016 13:27:51 | ID: 129889

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Al Rollinson, Worcestershire

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hi hope you guys can help my drivers side window isn't working. it will go down but not up. the motor sounds like its trying hard with no luck. anyone else come across this problem? i have tried the buttons they seem to be fine. Thanks in advance

Submitted: 27/03/2016 22:12:13 | ID: 129541

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Amanda Branson, Highland

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Van started fine this morning! Stopped it and tried to start it again and nothing?? Have checked the 25amp fuse and it was blown..... changed it and the fuse was blown again the minute I tried to start it!! Think the starter my be gone??

Submitted: 23/03/2016 13:26:19 | ID: 129366

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Ivor Wilson, County Down

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I have recently put a new ignition in my van it was ok for a few days but now my centre locking will not work with the fob i can only lock the van with the spare key but can only start it with the fob key ?

Submitted: 22/03/2016 11:23:22 | ID: 129332

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Ali786sa59@gmail.com, Hampshire

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Citroen dispatch taxi I have problem my taxi high bim comes on after engine turn off what could be the problem if any one knows kindly let me know thanks

Submitted: 20/03/2016 19:16:17 | ID: 129272

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Jeff, East Sussex

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Where is the steering pump located, please.

Submitted: 19/03/2016 13:31:33 | ID: 129212

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henry yardley, Worcestershire

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I have a 2008 dispatch which has developed a bad vibration when accelerating between 35 to 45 mph .it seems to come from the front wheels somewhere,the whole van seems to shake.it only seems to do it when accelerating and not feewheeling.i have had cv joints replaced and one side drive shaft,but no better.any ideas folks ?

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I think something similar happened to a friends' van and it turned out to be the diff. Might be worth getting it checked out. Ivo from Surrey

Your symptoms are typical of contaminated dual mass flywheel and clutch.. Citroen refers to the flywheel as a double damping flywheel R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 10/03/2016 20:20:36 | ID: 128829

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tom, Stoke-on-Trent

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hi the display lights on the centre console no longer work all the fuses seem fine i have located the three tiny bulbs . am i missing a fuse somewhere thanx

Submitted: 04/03/2016 18:06:34 | ID: 128535

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Alexander, Gwynedd

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Hi all sum help cant seen to find the fuse for my 12v plugs cigarette lights i have 2 one in cab and one in back and non of them work any ideas please thank

Submitted: 04/03/2016 16:28:46 | ID: 128526

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Loic Guillemier, Thurrock

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Hi there, I can't open the back door of my dispatch from the outside... When i did look a cable is loose ... how to connect it again ? Regards Loic

Submitted: 04/03/2016 11:25:23 | ID: 128514

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Keith, Lancashire

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Hi.. My central locking wont work all the time.. works more to unlock than lock.. have put a new battery in fob already..

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You're more likely to have an issue with the contacts in the door locking.. the bit that detects the door being properly closed. If worn or defective then the system cannot properly detect all doors closed and will unlock. Unfortunately the door sensors are built into the door locking mechanism.. so try eliminating each door as a potential problem.. close all but one door.. then use a screwdriver to shut the lock mechanism in the open door manually and hold it firmly closed using a screwdriver then pushing the lock button. go through all doors one at a time and when the van locks properly while you're holding a latch shut firmly.. it is likely that this may be the faulty mechanism....after that.. it is possible that you may have faulty or damaged/loose wiring. R Evans from Caerphilly

hi i have a 62 plate berlingo the front disc and pads need changing do i need any special tools to do this job shaun from East Riding of Yorkshire

Submitted: 03/03/2016 19:01:22 | ID: 128476

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Neil, City Of Leicester

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Hi my van stalls on idel only when approaching a junction or after revving. Ok on running normally. '

Submitted: 03/03/2016 18:08:50 | ID: 128475

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Rafiq Hajee, Warwickshire

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Hi all hope you could help My front passenger door keeps flaging up as of its open when it is closed and its not all the time this problem only happend when i had fit the window regulator in as my last one stop working. Im sure its related something to do with the sensors.

Submitted: 27/02/2016 23:43:00 | ID: 128262

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Andy FILBRANDT, Herefordshire

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Hi guys, the little red plug that fits up under my heater fan has melted slightly over time and i need to buy a new red plug, but dont know what its called can anyone help me please, it has a couple of wires going into it and about three quarters of an inch wide and quarter of an inch thick at a rough guess.. thanks andy

Submitted: 24/02/2016 21:07:04 | ID: 128115

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stuart knott, West Yorkshire

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smoke bellows out when driving or on tick over,then stops,after a few miles,no loss of power while it does this and the smoke smells like rubber?

Submitted: 19/02/2016 17:27:02 | ID: 127860

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Paul, Milton Keynes

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Fitting after market reverse sensor need to know what colour wire is reversing wire to tap into

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Hi I have a Citroen dispatch 58 plat the wire on mine is brown Lee from Bristol

Submitted: 15/02/2016 14:38:18 | ID: 127631

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steve freeman, East Sussex

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please can you tell me if it is possible to adjust my headlights to be able to drive in europe

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Steve, no you can't ADJUST them due to the vee shaped angle in the beam deflection. What is usual is to apply beam deflector stickers to the headlamp lens (you can buy them at car accessory shops or on fleabay for less than a fiver). You can leave them of for UK MOT However, you can get replacement headlamps which will reverse the direction of the beam deflection, as fitted to Euro vehicles.. but if it is only for a trip, it is not financially worthwhile, plus, you'll not pass UK MOT with euro headlamps, again because of beam deflection. If you want to change the headlamps, there are four variants possible for each lamp (L&R) depending on your build having done a lot of travelling in France, many people do not bother with any mods for a few trips. (we are out there three times a year in our relay and don't even bother with beam deflector stickers.. and have driven at night but never been pulled over (tempting fate.. I'll have to get some now) R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 23/01/2016 23:20:55 | ID: 126600

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Sykes, Lancashire

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My heater fan wont turn off triennial another fan still same any ideas regards adgeboy

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Hi Sykes... sounds more like an electrical issue that the fan itself.. which IS working.. you may have a short in the wiring to or from the heater switch, or there may be fault IN the switch assembly R Evans from Caerphilly

The new fan you tried.. did it come with its own control module of did you use the one off your van?? Control module or connections to that may be playing games.. Anyway, just sent u e-mail that may help with parts R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 23/01/2016 14:42:02 | ID: 126577

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paul moore, Essex

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reversing lights don't work chap any ideas,bulbs/wiring seems fine though.

Submitted: 19/01/2016 18:08:45 | ID: 126392

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