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I have a Citroen Relay. How do I adjust the side sliding door as the top`s out and bottom in when the door`s shut?Water comes in at the top when it rains. (mid wheel high roof)
Submitted: 10/12/2013 15:14:25 | ID: 23875
I cannot find the bonnet release on my Citroen Relay. I think it should be below the passenger side glove box but it may be missing. If so how do I open the bonnet? (long wheelbase, high roof line)
Submitted: 05/12/2013 12:23:49 | ID: 23652
I have a Citroen Relay panel van which is forcing water out at the expansion bottle cap. The van runs well , does not overheat and there is no sign of water in the oil. I have replaced the expansion bottle and cap but nothing has changed. Any ideas?
Exactly the same here - head gasket I’m afraid. - Paul Jones from England
Submitted: 26/11/2013 16:13:49 | ID: 23551
My Citroen Relay has just had a heavy bump and as I drove off the side of the road now FPS on is showing. What is this?
Submitted: 26/11/2013 12:40:34 | ID: 23521
Hi, I have a Citroen Relay 2.2 hdi 120. I can’t work out how to use the trip computer to change from van mileage to mpg setting on the dash? I hope that makes sense and thanks in advance.
On the end of the stalk "press button" - Steve Havill from England
Hi, if this is a Relay 3 then you press the end of the right hand(wiper) stalk to scroll through the different options. - Phil from Lincolnshire
Submitted: 25/11/2013 10:10:44 | ID: 23425
Hello. When my Citroen Relay van is ticking over for a few minutes it cuts out and stalls on it`s own. Sometimes I go to rev it when it starts to stall and the accelerator pedal doesn’t work either? Once it has stalled and I restart it’s back to normal, then a couple of minutes later it stalls again. Also where is the oil filter location?
Hi, check your diesel filter, when did it last have one. Oil filter on the 2.2 hdi is at the front of engine to the left of stater motor and is a black plastic case with a hexagon on it and houses a filter element - Phil from Lincolnshire
Submitted: 22/11/2013 09:13:35 | ID: 23363
The back doors on my Citroen Relay van make a noise like a machine gun when I use the central locking key and the doors won`t lock. Can anyone explain why?
Submitted: 14/11/2013 11:46:22 | ID: 23045
How do I fit a gear change control binacle side to the Citroen Relay L3?
Submitted: 07/11/2013 10:49:37 | ID: 22781
When I start my Citroen Relay van the oil light comes on and flashes for about 1 minute then goes off. The van has dune 91,000 miles. Please help?
It’s the service indicator. Get your van serviced and also ask them to reset the indicator at the same time - Ben Paton from England
Submitted: 01/11/2013 15:36:23 | ID: 22601
Hi. I have a 2012 Citroen Relay and the oil light is permanently on, but the worst is that the door sensor beeps a lot of the time, especially when I go round a corner! Does anyone know how to disable it? Cheers.
Submitted: 29/10/2013 09:13:51 | ID: 22385
I am having trouble with my Citroen Relay`s van key and I would like to take it apart to see if I can fix it. Does anybody know how to take them apart?
Submitted: 25/10/2013 11:31:49 | ID: 22202
Hi. I’ve got a 2008 Citroen Relay 6 speed long wheel base van. Could you tell me is there a conversion clutch kit available? Many thanks.
Submitted: 24/10/2013 15:30:10 | ID: 22164
Where is the air temperature sensor located in a 2005 Citroen Relay Van? (Relay (2.2)
Submitted: 22/10/2013 11:40:02 | ID: 22049
I have a Citroen Relay 2004. When starting from cold the engine management light comes on and it goes into limp mode. When the engine gets to normal temperature the light goes out and it drives okay. Any ideas?
Submitted: 18/10/2013 10:12:28 | ID: 21908
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I have a 2009 Citroen Relay with one headlight pointing to the sky and the other pointing to the next lon the floor. Where are the alignment adjusters? I can’t seem to see them anywhere?
You will need to take off the plastic body work covers, located just above lamps and then you will see the adjusters. The covers just pop of with a screwdriver if I remember correctly. - Tony Holland from England
You don’t need to adjust, you have put bulb upside down, take it out and put it back properly. I’ve made the same mistake before. - Kk from Essex
Submitted: 10/10/2013 12:04:36 | ID: 21779
Hi, can anyone tell me the wire colour coding for a 2002 Citroen Relay stereo wiring please?
Submitted: 08/10/2013 16:39:43 | ID: 21731
How difficult is it to change the alternator on my Citroen Relay? (2.0 hdi)
Submitted: 04/10/2013 16:07:14 | ID: 21612
I have a Citroen Relay and the engine / turbo whistles as I drive and this seems to be getting louder recently. What should I do?
It sounds like the turbo bearings are getting worn, the turbo shaft turns at very high revs. Make sure you have a good oil supply to your turbo. I do not know if you can replace the bearings on the smaller vehicle turbos - C G from Lancashire
Submitted: 01/10/2013 10:49:02 | ID: 21446
Hi, can anyone help? My Citroen Relay van turns over and will start eventually. If I jump her it starts first time even with a gentle roll. A friend suggested the fuel filter but I`m not sure where to look? Any suggestions will be gratefully received, it`s difficult to find a hill to park on every time. (LWB)
Working a starter motor that is about to fail emits an electronically noisy signal which is picked up by crank sensor. Engine management can’t compute a plausible signal so change starter motor - Richard Cottrill from Worcestershire
Submitted: 26/09/2013 14:29:32 | ID: 21299
Hello, I recently changed the steering rack, power steering and alternator belt on my Citroen Relay. I disconnected my battery and now since I repaired the vehicle the mileage keeps flashing. The time and everything else has set but the mileage flashes. Can anyone help? (Relay 35 LWB)
Submitted: 19/09/2013 15:29:23 | ID: 21124
The belt which ran the altenator, power steering etc broke whilst driving my 2002 2.5 hdi Citroen Relay van. It slowly disintegrated and I slowly lost power etc. I have replaced it but now it won’t start. After many attempts and some easy start it ran for a few minutes but only on limited revs. Now it won’t start at all but I don’t want to cause damage by over-using easy start spray. What can I do about this? (hdi)
Submitted: 19/09/2013 12:40:22 | ID: 21112
I am fitting a new diesel pump to my Relay van. How do I remove the plastic fuel pipes from the pump? They turn easily but not obvious how they pull off? Thanks, Nick. (2.0 HDI)
Submitted: 16/09/2013 13:44:31 | ID: 20934
My Citroen Relay has an intermittent very severe steering wheel wobble, usually on motorways. This disappears when I de-accelerate and cures itself and it may not happen again for 2000 miles. Suspension, top mounts, shockers and springs are all new. I thought it was cured at great expense but it`s just happened again. Also I have had two brand new agilis tyres fitted to the front 3 hours ago and balanced! Does anyone have any ideas please? Thank you.
Submitted: 10/09/2013 12:43:29 | ID: 20893
My Citroen Relay has a dashboard warning light which looks like a jerry can with lines through it in yellow on the bottom left of the dash. What does this mean as it`s occasionally coming on?
It is the water in fuel warning light. If you open the drain screw at the bottom of your fuel filter whilst operating your primer pump the water will drain out and your warning light should go out. - Darren Jones from Yorkshire
Or it could be a oil warning light which is a yellow can. Check your oil level is on max on the vehicles oil check stick located on the engine, if your your oil is low top it up and keep an eye on it, if it lowers without a short time of 2 weeks contact your local garage and have the engine checked for leaks - Adam Welsh from England
Submitted: 05/09/2013 11:59:06 | ID: 20744
My Citroen Relay`s speedo has stopped working and now my fuel gauge has started playing up. It is reading half full but at the same time the fuel light is on. Can anyone help me out with these problems?
I have a 2003 Relay and the speedo stopped working last year. It went through a phase of fluctuating wildly and then stopped working all together. I took it to the garage and they said it was the speed sensor and replaced it at a cost of £100. I can’t help you with the fuel gauge, but it’s probably another sensor that needs replacing. - Vicky Robinson from London
Submitted: 03/09/2013 11:49:55 | ID: 20715
I have a 51 plate Citroen Relay van that has a couple of faults. First fault is the speedo and mileage counter are not working and second fault is the fuel gauge is faulty. The fuel gauge is reading half full and the fuel light is on but I know the fuel tank isn’t half full. Does anyone have any idea what the cause could be for these faults and how to rectify them?
Submitted: 29/08/2013 10:59:22 | ID: 20632
Hi. I have a 2003 Citroen Relay 2000 CC which has done 145,000 miles. I`ve only had it a couple of weeks. I went on a 30 mile drive today and the van lost third gear. I left it for about 6 hours and it was fine. On driving back it lost fourth gear. Please can anybody help?
Submitted: 27/08/2013 13:00:07 | ID: 20571
Hi there, I have a Y reg Citroen Relay 2.5d, it’s only done 33,500 genuine miles from new. When driving I struggle to get it into gear, mostly first, sometimes others but when it’s switched off it goes into all the gears very easily. Would it be a clutch or gearbox issue? I would appreciate any help or advice. Thanks in advance.
Submitted: 22/08/2013 14:27:19 | ID: 20466
I recently purchased this 1996 chassis cab Citroen Relay. When driving and putting into fifth gear it pops back out. If I coast in neutral for a while then put it in it say for a very brief moment I am using it at the moment but it`s costing me a fortune in fuel. If it`s a matter of changing oil in the gear box, how where and what oil do I use? I`m desperate to get it done, as it`s my business van now. Also the adj head light doesn’t seem to work, I think they work off air pressure? (chassis cab)
Submitted: 01/08/2013 11:51:43 | ID: 20304
Hi, my 2006 Citroen Relay 2.2 Hdi has suddenly developed a fault with the wipers, heating fan and reversing lights all not working. I’m not sure if the reversing lights are connected to the same problem, but I’m beginning to think that maybe a relay is faulty? I’ve tried to identify them (no luck) and checked all fuses (left dash panel, right dash panel and under the bonnet) and all seem fine. Has anyone got any clues before I start pulling wires apart please? Many thanks. (1800 2.2Hdi)
Submitted: 16/07/2013 14:24:57 | ID: 20072
Hi. I have a Citroen Relay 2007 l33 mwb van 120 hdi. I have issues finding the rear discs. I require 280mm with needs to be a diameter hole of 68mm, not 72 79 mm - these do not fit holes for bolts and locate pins do not match up! They must be 68mm fitment as I have been sent 72 79 mm which do not fit 07 vans. Does anyone have any advice where to buy from other than Citroen direct as these are £181 plus vat each?
Submitted: 11/07/2013 09:59:47 | ID: 20029
My Citroen Relay`s clutch pedal is right at the bottom and still works fine, but earlier I went for a drive and could not get into gear as the clutch could not engage with the pedal right at the bottom. The only way to get the van moving was to turn the engine off and then put it in gear and start the engine, once moving it changed gear but not easily. When I got home it seemed to be getting better. Why is that and is there a fluid reservoir for the clutch? Could this be the problem, that it needs a top up? Cheers.
Submitted: 20/06/2013 12:31:24 | ID: 19767
Hi. My 57 plate Citroen Relay van has a problem with the wiring loom connector to the light cluster. The earth slot has arked and lost a good connection. I cannot find a supplier who could offer a new connector. I have tried the Citroen dealer who can only offer a new cluster. Any suggestions of a suitable supplier for a simple plastic connector please? (MWB)
Submitted: 17/06/2013 16:22:09 | ID: 19689
I’m getting an occasional power loss like turbo lag in 2nd-3rd gear in my Citroen Relay, plus I can hear a hissing noise when I accelerate, but when there isn’t a power loss I have full power. Can anyone explain why this is happening please? (LWB)
Submitted: 10/06/2013 08:47:39 | ID: 19615
Hey, I have replaced the diesel fuel pump on my Citroen Relay with second hand (only 126,000km) which came from a garage but I can’t get it to work. There is fuel but nothing happens. Can anyone tell me how to bleed out any air? I have made 4 batteries go empty on trying to start it. Also, how can I find top dead centre of the crankshaft and which cylinder is number 1? (This is just to be sure that I am working correctly). I can’t see any mark on the flying wheel and there are just too many holes in it. I have tried with a long metal pen to see it go up and down on the cylinder near the waterpump, I suppose that is cylinder number 1? Thanks in advance for any help. (DJ5 diesel engine)
Submitted: 03/06/2013 11:14:10 | ID: 19529
Hi, I have a Citroen Relay 2.8 lwb 53 plate. It won’t go into gear when I turn the engine on but goes into gear when the engines off what causes this and is it a bit problem to sort out. Thanks.
Submitted: 30/05/2013 16:50:13 | ID: 19518
I have been told that, as Citroen is a French vehicle, although my Citroen Relay is a UK model it does not need headlight conversion for driving in Europe as it has a ’straight beam’. Can anyone give any advice or info please? (New shape)
Submitted: 13/05/2013 14:31:12 | ID: 19346
All fuses are working on my Citroen Relay but the reverse lights are off, although the bulbs work. Also av12 inputs have stopped working. I’m told it`s to do with the sensor. Can anyone tell me where I can find it please?
The reverse light failure could be due to the reverse light switch not working. This is a switch which screws into the gear box. When put into reverse the switch activates and sends a signal to turn the reverse light on (via a cable plugged into the top of the switch) - John Y from Lothians
Submitted: 09/05/2013 10:19:59 | ID: 19288
I use my Citroen Relay van twice a year to travel to France, at other times it is only used occasionally. Two days ago I used it to collect some large items. The van was virtually empty but I had a problem driving up the hill with very little power, in second gear with the gas pedal on the floor. On the flat it drives okay. Any idea what the problem could be please? Thanks.
Change the fuel filter - Jason K from England
Submitted: 03/05/2013 15:38:37 | ID: 19249
Where is the reversing light switch on my Citroen Relay? The reversing lights have failed and I cannot find the gearbox switch to test. Also the handbook fuse board details give a fuse number for everything except the reversing lights, which is very strange. If anybody can throw a light (no pun intended) on which fuse is involved it would also be useful. Can anybody help me please? Very best regards.
Look below the fuse box under the bonnet, past the various pipes and at the top of the gear box. The switch screws in here. It looks like a nut with a grey plastic part coming through the centre, and a black cable is plugged into the top. To test if this is the issue unplug the cable and short the connections, this should turn the reverse lights on (regardless of it being in gear). It is very difficult to access! John Y from Lothians
Submitted: 25/04/2013 10:33:16 | ID: 19105