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anthony pearson, Northumberland

Citroen Relay

hi all my relay had a fuel pump gasket replaced now will not start up I have checked fuel lines in to pump that's ok the return to tank pipe is ok but no fuel into pump in engine bay to injectors rail how to fix it ?? thanks

Submitted: 29/03/2017 12:42:53 | ID: 140244

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Geoff Hancock, Herefordshire

Citroen Relay

hi all My model not in the drop down box. It's a Citroen Relay 2.2 MWB 2007 central locking won't work. Changed the battery in the fob but still not locking. Lights flash but only similar to when a door isn't shut properly. It means I can't open the deadlock on the side door either. Any suggestions?

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sliding door drops.. doesn't meet the contacts and messes up the locking.. adjust the sliding door.. I'd suggest. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 22/03/2017 10:00:27 | ID: 140070

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James, Norfolk

Citroen Relay

Hi all, converting a van into a camper and want to upgrade the stereo. Just wondering what the black box is under the stock stereo as it's going to be in the way of a double din. Cheers.

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on pre 2015 Relay you can take everything out the way to make double din... but you will have to cut/file some plastic out of the way to make it square R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 21/03/2017 20:52:28 | ID: 140063

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richard morris, Lincolnshire

Citroen Relay

what oil should I use please

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It depends on exactly which engine you have, it will be either 5w30 or 5w40. Mick from Portugal

hi all I know is its diesel 1997cc richard morris from Lincolnshire

Synthetic 5w40. Mick from Portugal

5W30 will also work fine... synthetic R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 08/03/2017 18:51:42 | ID: 139655

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Shirley Beattie, Norfolk

Citroen Relay

Citroen relay 2.2 2004 starts up ok then cuts out whithin 20 seconds

Submitted: 06/03/2017 23:17:56 | ID: 139563

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Chris Hunt, Gwent

Citroen Relay

My van will not pull away after any gears are engaged

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Possibilities include: complete clutch / DMF failure or gearbox failure or drive shaft / joints failure. Hugh from City of Glasgow

In addition to Hugh's suggestions it might also be worth checking the gear linkage between the lever and the gearbox in that whilst you may be moving the gear lever it might not be actually transferring that movement to the gearbox selector rods. Mick from Portugal

Submitted: 03/03/2017 13:27:37 | ID: 139403

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peter, Swansea

Citroen Relay

hi ive got a citroen relay 2010 plate its a 2.2 hdi the cables have broken off the mass sensor ive found another plug that fits but colours are different does anyone know what order they go in colour code thanks peter

Submitted: 27/02/2017 18:39:02 | ID: 139267

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peter, Swansea

Citroen Relay

all the cables have broke clean off the top of maf sensor jack plug ive found a plug that fits but colours are different does anyone know or can look on theres and give me the order its a citroen relay 2010 2.2 hdi thanks

Submitted: 23/02/2017 17:12:04 | ID: 139144

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George, South Lanarkshire

Citroen Relay

My van was growing OK I stold it started back up drove For 1 mile cut back out and won't start.

Submitted: 20/02/2017 15:22:31 | ID: 139061

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R Daies, Gwent

Citroen Relay

2003 2.2 hdi. (Couldn't find this model in the heading)Hard to start in the mornings and after initial first start, it then starts but not great throughout rest of day. Will start pretty much right away with cold start spray. Runs well when started and all seems ok. Changed heater plugs, heater plug relay and fuel filter, New fuel filter seemed to make it slightly easier to start. Thinking of using a fuel system injector cleaner additive next, but after that i'm out of ideas.... In fuse box i've found a relay marked as diesel heater, it's not the main heater plug relay as i've found that else where. Any ideas what this is and would it help to replace it?

Submitted: 20/02/2017 02:47:09 | ID: 139049

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kevin, Spain

Citroen Relay

my battery is flat my keys wont open the locks manually is there another way to get into the van I tried to get in today the only thing I didn't do was smash the window I think there is some clothing stuck in the back door lock hence why and the front lock the barrel has dropped can any one help me please

Submitted: 17/02/2017 19:43:25 | ID: 138996

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dave, Bournemouth

Citroen Relay

Sorry if strange question, to jump start my van is the only place to connect the leads is to the battery which is located in the floor? Because I hear of people connecting to a positive contact located somewhere else???

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Lift the bonnet and there's a black plastic box on the right hand side with a big + sign. Open the cover to reveal the contact and just clip the - (negative) to a good earth point such as a bolt into the chassis. Geoff Hancock from Herefordshire

Correct Geoff.. but there IS a bolt already there.. up to the 2015 facelifts it is on the passenger side of the crossmember that is in front of the engine.. on later models it is in the engine bay..in the middle, just below the windscreen R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 16/02/2017 13:35:28 | ID: 138969

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Glen strymans, Hull

Citroen Relay

Hi I put the key in to start the van the dashboard light's came on when I turnd the key they went off then the needels started to move about. The van will not start at all it will not lock from key there is brand new Bosch battery on the van new alternator and starter mortar can any one help thanks

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Iv'e just had a similar problem for the second time in 12 months. Apparently water has been leaking onto the ECU and the starter motor from the drainage channel below the windscreen. It has just been brought back from the garage and I've noticed the central locking isn't working!! Is there a battery in the key fob and if so how do you get to it? Geoff Hancock from Herefordshire

Geoff.. on the flipkey remote.. flip the key and beneath it there's a small screw.. turn it about 1/4 turn then need a fine screwdriver to pull out the plastic panel which holds the battery secure.. CR 2032 I think R Evans from Caerphilly

Thanks for that. I'd actually spotted the screw just after posting the question and felt such an idiot as it looks so obvious. Many thanks for bothering though. Geoff Hancock from Herefordshire

Submitted: 11/02/2017 12:16:11 | ID: 138886

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Anthony Fleetwood, Flintshire

Citroen Relay

Hi could anyone tell me where the relay is located for the main beam , I get the blue light on dash but no main beam, I checked all the fuses and they are fine many thanks tony

Submitted: 10/02/2017 18:47:05 | ID: 138870

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Tim Gray, Somerset

Citroen Relay

I have just taken delivery of a new van (2017 (66) plate) 2.0 blueHDi 130 enterprise, when I'm delivering a night and take the keys out all the lights go off, I can't find any way of keeping the side lights on or any parking lights, is there any way to leave some lights on?

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No the lights will only stay on if the keys are left in, started after 2014 with the facelift model! Hazards only Ben from Shropshire

Submitted: 10/02/2017 06:21:24 | ID: 138854

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Brian, Greater Manchester

Citroen Relay

2010 citroen relay how do I remove Heater Blower Motor Resistor

Submitted: 09/02/2017 23:31:07 | ID: 138847

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ray, Greater London

Citroen Relay

I have a 2008 relay. When I am driving in 2nd,3rd or 4th gear, there is a whirring sound, almost a purring sound, which speeds up the faster I go and vice versa. Sound goes when I dip clutch. I have no problem getting gears and seems to be pulling just fine. Any ideas please?

Submitted: 06/02/2017 17:42:20 | ID: 138745

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Ken parker, Essex

Citroen Relay

Hi, my relay has stood for a couple of months. I've charged battery and now only get clicks when trying to start. Can't even see starter motor. Can anyone help?

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The battery may have gone bad during the inactivity and despite charging hasn't got enough oomph to turn the engine, or there might be a fault with the starter motor itself. Mick from Portugal

Had similar problem with my Citroen Relay. Tried a new battery which did'nt work. A friend of my tells me they suffer badly from bad earths, one is from the battery to the body and there is another one in the engine compartment which I replaced with a new one. However this still did not fix my starting problem. In the end it ended up being a lazy starter, so purchased a new one and now it starts perfectly. Geoff from Stoke-on-Trent

I won't pretend to be a mechanic, but I do get similar problem from time to time on my relay an. I've been told it's the solenoid although not sure what that is or does. But if I put it in 2nd gear and rock the van back and forth, it seems to cure it. Might be worth a try before spending cash. R Daies from Gwent

Submitted: 04/02/2017 08:18:22 | ID: 138661

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Chris, Devon

Citroen Relay

The dreaded RELAY. Driving the lovely van and I noticed a smell that can best be described as like a burning candle. This was followed by an engine warning light. No loss of performance in any way but, of course, when it was turned off it would start again. Timing is checked and fine. Fuel is fine and is getting through. I can get the engine running using break cleaner but it just won't start on the key. Fuses all seem fine. I am guessing that there is a connection /sensor burnt out somewhere but my mechanic friend has totally run out of ideas. Chris

Submitted: 30/01/2017 10:03:43 | ID: 138520

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Paul, Southampton

Citroen Relay

Hi I have a 2006 Citroen Relay Van , when I switch the lights on ( side lights or main headlights ) the passenger window opens. It does not happen every time but more often than not, does any one have any idea what could be causing this as its driving me crazy. Many thanks Paul

Submitted: 28/01/2017 13:58:11 | ID: 138468

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Marc, Bristol

Citroen Relay

Hi all I have an intermittent check engine light coming on every couple of weeks but will go off when can is washed any ideas

Submitted: 23/01/2017 17:35:02 | ID: 138356

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edd, Tyne and Wear

Citroen Relay

hi just put a new battery on only to return to vehicle in 2 days, battery flat, just fitted new ecu fuse box and ignition barrel vehicle starts when battery full no probs but doesn't turn off when turn ignition off any help or direction please

Submitted: 23/01/2017 16:46:46 | ID: 138353

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neil dixon, Cheshire

Citroen Relay

Hi all, The dreaded Citroen relay I have that is on an 07 plate hasstarted to misbehave and im hoping someone will poiint me in the right direction as to the issue. Ok, from cold it runs fine, sweet quiet engine until you get the engine to optimum heat then if you turn the engine off and try to restart a min or so later it wont fire up. The ecu showed the usual egr valve error but no other relays or sensors showed up. Now im fairly confident its a heat issue because leave it an hour to cool and hey presto fires up again. Also im wondering if the code reader would pick up say a thermostat sensor error etc coz theres some sensor somewhere that is going bad when heating up is faulty. Had new starter on a couple of wweeks ago, replaced fuel filter put redex diesel injector through etc then this issue has come up in the last week. Anyone in the know about the relay have any thoughts?

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Neil, I had similar issues with my '57 plate 2.2HDi (puma engine). I took out the MAP sensor and it was gunked up.. cleaned and it behaved well. The map sensor is towards the front of the engine, to the driver's side and fitted into the PLASTIC air duct using one hex screw. you'll find it hidden behind a large coolant pipe but it is accessible. remove the electrical harness, remove the screw and twist back and forth just a little bit while you pull it out. clean it with turps, dry it and replace it. seach fleabay for citroen relay map senso to get an idea what it looks like.. part number on fleabay is shown as.. 6C11-9F479-AB (if you've a puma engine!) R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 22/01/2017 09:11:37 | ID: 138303

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edd, Tyne and Wear

Citroen Relay

my power windows are not working both sides and on checking i dont seem to have power at the fuses that windows use where as other fuses have power ???? cheers edd

Submitted: 18/01/2017 15:26:54 | ID: 138226

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Rui, Derbyshire

Citroen Relay

Hi to all I have serviced my van last weekend and notice that the coolant reservoir was almost empty , after a week checked again and was half way down Any ideas please

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There is a leak tony from Berkshire

Submitted: 15/01/2017 20:46:52 | ID: 138117

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Andrew hale, Leicestershire

Citroen Relay

Dashboard failure. Have disconnected battery for over 5mins, reconnected to no avail, all fuses previously checked, am scuppered, any ideas anybody?

Submitted: 15/01/2017 16:07:36 | ID: 138110

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Gillder, East Riding of Yorkshire

Citroen Relay

I have a Citreon relay van 2012 2.2HDI How to Fit New glow plugs in this van step by step thank you .

Submitted: 15/01/2017 14:57:00 | ID: 138107

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C2ckarl, Bath and North East Somerset

Citroen Relay

Hi a work college has deadlocked his relay and the battery is totally flat so can't open bonnet to charge or replace battery as the passenger side is deadlocked. Is there away round this to open bonnet or passenger door thank u

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Remove trim from inside where the quarter glass is on passenger side, it just pups off. Then you have enough room to release bonnet catch steve fox from Buckinghamshire

Submitted: 12/01/2017 14:23:05 | ID: 138040

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Ricki Lane, Essex

Citroen Relay

how do you remove the passenger seat/seats. i can see 2 bolts at the front base of seat but can't see how to remove anything at the rear of seat base ?? Cheers Ricki

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the passenger seats if in bench form are held in place by two bolts through the floor at the front of seat. then go to rear and tilt the top of the seat backwards a little and slide the rear brackets forward and away from the mounting bolts which will remain fixed to the floor.. after the seat is out you can remove the rear mounting fixings R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 08/01/2017 09:01:11 | ID: 137924

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Steve johnstone, Wiltshire

Citroen Relay

Parked the van up for Christmas ( very cold weather for 2 weeks ) van started and engine ticks over but won't rev the throttle does not work at all Mechcanic cant make head or tail of it has checked all electrics Any ideas Thanks steve

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if all electrics checked must be mechanical tony from Berkshire

Try a new mass airflow sensor. Or even clean it out with a bit of brake cleaner Ben from Wiltshire

Submitted: 07/01/2017 20:59:02 | ID: 137913

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Geoffrey Raspin, South Yorkshire

Citroen Relay

Hi my van keeps cutting out if i go about a mile n over 2000rpm..Starts everytime after it stops then does it again..Ive changed injectors fuel filter. hp pump pressure regulator..Fuel pressure sensor...No fault codes coming up when on diagnostics...Took ecu out n checked n refastened back to wing.. Only 2 things can think.of next are hp fuel pump and intank fuel pump...Plz help.as running out of ideas

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Hi have you managed to sort out the cutting out issue as I have the same issue and am leaning towards the egr valve or fuel filter housing help martin from Derbyshire

Submitted: 03/01/2017 11:48:20 | ID: 137748

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andreas, Bristol

Citroen Relay

Cold start problem - Ticking over on start but not taking. Battery eventually goes flat. Easystart has worked on the two times i've tried it now. Glow plugs or something else?

Submitted: 29/12/2016 14:40:15 | ID: 137669

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ian thompson, Cumbria

Citroen Relay

van wont even attempt to start, plenty of power no starter

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I have the same problem. Have you sorted yours? Ben from Wiltshire

Submitted: 26/12/2016 20:11:01 | ID: 137604

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Keith middleton, Ireland

Citroen Relay

How do i replace the rear lamp assembly in my citroen relay

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inside the van there's a plastic panel on each side.. seven or eight screws to remove... behind that there are two larger fastenings to undo and remove the cluster.. don't forget to unplug the elec harness plug. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 21/12/2016 17:44:39 | ID: 137518

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steve gorman, Dorset

Citroen Relay

Hi, I wonder if anyone can help, I have just purchased a 2004 citroen relay 2179cc TD HDI..as soon as you turn the ignition key, even without starting it , the temperature gauge shoots to the top, right up there in the red. I am not a mechanic & dont have a clue why it does this as the engine has,nt even started yet, after driving any distance there is no evidence of overheating but the gauge remains right up there in the red ?

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either a faulty sender unit, wiring short or the cluster is defective R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 19/12/2016 11:33:17 | ID: 137451

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Milena Milkova, Yorkshire

Citroen Relay

Hi, my light for "engine oil" flashing but I did change the oil a month ago and haven't drove more than a 100 miles . I was wondering if is that because I put in a bit thicker oil than usual one? Thank you

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Just had the same thing, and as far as I know, if the engine oil needed replacing, you have the warning light. When you have replaced the oil, on start up the oil lamp flashes about 22 times, and then goes off. If this is the problem, it just needs to be re-set by somebody with the right equipment/. ie main dealer/Independant. John from Berkshire

oil light flashing when you start the engine IS oil service light warning.. it will flash four or five times... it needs to be plugged into diagnostic to reset OIL service light. You don't need main dealer to do this, just someone who has diag software that can talk to the citroen stuff.. not all systems can. I have the software and connections and did it on my 57 plate relay.. but in South Wales ! R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 15/12/2016 18:50:47 | ID: 137395

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sunny, Blaenau Gwent

Citroen Relay

iv lost keys ignition as bin changed so steering ok how can I start it ie bypass chips without costing a fortune thanks for your time ps im willing to pay someone 50 pounds I live in south wales my number is 07746961092 any time 24/7 @ weekends

Submitted: 09/12/2016 12:04:56 | ID: 137264

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ian lockley, Nottinghamshire

Citroen Relay

Hi 12 months ago I purchased campervan conversion with 12 months mot . Very pleased with it except except when i collected it the SRS light was lit. No luck with dealer regarding repair. Would this model of had seat belt wiring ? its been fitted with 2 swivel seats. cannot see any seat wiring . except an orange coloured plug with 2 pale blue wires leading into it, possibly from a double seat application as its near the center. where else should I look. Any help very much appreciated . rgds. ian

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The Relay is fitted with two seat belt pretension buckles on the passenger double seat .I am converting my van and have fitted a single swivel seat but you can not unplug the double seat leads without it sowing a fault. What you have to do is fit a resister to the leads or as I have done leave them coupled and put the seat belt buckle behind the plastic step cover. Dave from Greater Manchester

Submitted: 07/12/2016 23:46:05 | ID: 137244

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Mark, Dorset

Citroen Relay

The rear door on my Relay will open from the inside but not the outside. Peering inside both cables are intact on the internal and external handles and move the lock internally but I can't see far enough to see if anything else has come loose. Any ideas? It's driving me mad. PS if it needs a new catch is this an easy job? It looks fiddly to me!

Submitted: 05/12/2016 14:59:50 | ID: 137182

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Cliff, East Sussex

Citroen Relay

hi the battery light stays on the battery is not 2years old would it be the alternator??

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Quite possible, check that you have over 13volts at the battery when the engine is running and less when it is not. Thomas Rout from Caerphilly

Submitted: 04/12/2016 10:53:43 | ID: 137149

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