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I was warming the van on the drive on tick-over, after running for 3-4 minutes, the engine tone changed suddenly and now sounds like it is running on 2 or 3 cylinders, if I press the accelerator, it tries to rev higher but sounds very lumpy and laboured. there are no lights on the dash ( ie: engine management ) does anyone have any ideas please ? cheers
Submitted: 21/10/2016 11:07:56 | ID: 136116
Hi I brought relay Luton Van few weeks ago but I'm having trouble finding media ports they are meant to be in the glovebox Centre but are not there have taken it apart to see if have fallen behind but no sign can anyone help as to how to add some or where I can buy them thanks
Submitted: 20/10/2016 21:25:51 | ID: 136102
Hi can anyone tell me how to adjust headlights on relay 57 plate. They were fine but are now pointing to the sky!! I have tried the up down button to right of steering wheel but still right up high. Seems weird as I only had van a week and drove back from Wales and lights were great now they are pooh. Also the clock is out by 45 mins so any help in adjusting this be appreciated. Many thanks Ian
Submitted: 17/10/2016 15:11:25 | ID: 136027
How do i remove the wing mirror casing? Thanks
Submitted: 16/10/2016 14:26:07 | ID: 135996
Hi There I'm getting rain water in quite badly through the top of the side door. Tried putting gaffa tape down on the top surface of the side door to lessen the gap between door and seal but to no avail. Any ideas? Thanks Andreas
Submitted: 10/10/2016 12:54:26 | ID: 135847
I've got to replace my clutch on my 2.8 lwb04 van and wondered if any one has any tips about gearbox clutch removal
Submitted: 09/10/2016 23:08:35 | ID: 135840
The dashboard dials cluster has suddenly failed. No fuel gauge , speedo etc. Everything else ok. Any ideqas what this could be if its not a fuse please.
Hi Chris, you need disconnected battery power for 5 minutes, this reset the problem and everything will be ok.I am writing from sardinia island, but I lived in Newcastle many years, I was pizza chef at metrocenter and in Jesmond in Francesca's restaurant. Wonderful place england...thank you for all english people. Joe from Italy
Submitted: 08/10/2016 10:29:07 | ID: 135797
I have a LWB 07 plate On flat surfaces roads acceleration is not a problem but on a incline dramatically loses power, what is the fault?
Submitted: 07/10/2016 19:31:53 | ID: 135782
On log book it says 20/04/2003 relay 1000 Td HDI swb may be on a crossover, I'm looking for the map sensor to change it, typical 1997 cc hdi engine starting issues, relays, glow plugs, pressure tests , bleed of tests, mad sensor, fuel filter crank sensor all been checked just can not seem to locate map sensor any help or pictures appreciated
Dean, on your version.. the Relay II it appears that it's controlled by an electrovalve that will have two vacuum hoses coming from it. Hoses may be perished - part number 5953-06.. or the electrovalve may have broken down - part number 1629-LQ.. electrovalve available on popular auction site at abt £40 search 'citroen part 1629LQ' R Evans from Caerphilly
With thanks to R Evans Caerphilly for response, on looking closly at the crank sensor a knew one had been fitted but the connection block as been cut down to fit the terminal gland which tells me somone may have fitted wrong sensor, as anyone got correct part number please reg lv03 xrt Citroen 1000 TD HDI SWB with thanks Dean Harris. Tel 07402403942 dean harris from Powys
Dean, so you're looking for the crankshaft position sensor? or the connector block that fits to it? You have three sensors on yours.. a CAMSHAFT position sensor which is part number 1920ES; a crankshaft top dead centre sensor which is part number 5912-92 and an engine speed sensor which is part number 1920-7N. Only the cranskshaft TDC sensor has a flylead built in; the other two - the connectors fit directly to them. R Evans from Caerphilly
Further help needed on doing an injector leak off test have found faulty injector on the above mentioned van, 2 questions what injector part number goes in this vehicle as can not locate number on its cap, secondly do the injectors need re- coding on these vans or are they straight swaps without having a media re map for ecu ? With thanks Dean Harris, unfortunately the guy I brought it off was not honest with what he said had clearly not been done so have had to go back to basics, it however is not smoking and does not smell of fumes and at my whits with getting it started have been housing easy start or jumping of a hill, I do not however want to wear oil seals or piston rings with the nasty easy start dean harris from Powys
Submitted: 01/10/2016 18:52:10 | ID: 135641
relay van van 65 plate dab radio stopped working any ideas pls
Submitted: 29/09/2016 10:26:00 | ID: 135574
Can somebody help me: When I indicate right I have check RHS warning coming on. Again when I start the car it tells me to check engine.
Submitted: 28/09/2016 22:05:25 | ID: 135563
Hi I've only one radiator fan working, do you know where relays are or fuses, and any help with fixing fault please Thanks
David.. assuming your van is 2006- on then it seems fairly commonplace for the one fan to burn out the bearings.. and you may need a replacement. If so, try the popular auction site.. I did. test the fan by carefully turning the blades by hand and checking they move freely.. I had one that was badly grinding and difficult to turn... it had to be changed.. but it had knocked out the fuse.. here's for your fuse location... open the bonnet and look towards where the air filter box is on the passenger side. there is a square box for fuses and relays to the side of it. Get the lid off and you'll see an array of MAXI fuses.. the heater fuses for some reason are different on some variants of the 2006- Relay but mine were across the top row (as you look in) and fuses No 3&4... they'll be 40A or 50A fuses and don't be tempted to uprate them.. they are there for a reason. R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 27/09/2016 23:07:42 | ID: 135526
hi, can anybody tell me why it so first and reverse is so close, thanks.
Submitted: 27/09/2016 05:55:27 | ID: 135500
I have just bought this van, all ok but N/S indicator reports bulb failure. ALL BULBS WORK. I have changed all bulb to Quality bulbs and now works correctly for 9 secs before failure warning comes up. O/S works fine. Idea please
Relays are known for poor wiring in the rear clusters.. particularly the connectors from main wiring loom to the light unit itself.. check they are clean and making good contact.. use a scraper of sandpaper to tidy them up.. what I did on mine in the end was solder a length of wire directly from the return in the circuitboard in the light cluster and attach the other end to earth point in bodywork.. worked fine# R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 25/09/2016 19:51:58 | ID: 135455
i have a relay 2015 model and the hazard lights are flashing constantly? Any ideas? hit a bit of a bump in the track on the way in all ok, stopped for a while whilst working and now the van starts and drives but the hazards are flashing!
Submitted: 23/09/2016 19:27:04 | ID: 135408
how to calibrate relay 2013 after battery change
Submitted: 13/09/2016 20:49:10 | ID: 135159
How to collaborate key after battery change
Submitted: 13/09/2016 20:46:34 | ID: 135157
I have to replace the centre seat belt. The belt reel is hidden underneath the seat and I cannot see the securing bolt. How do I access it? Does it require the seat to be removed?
Submitted: 10/09/2016 11:17:39 | ID: 135074
HI, I don't even know if I've selected the correct model type...all my V5 says is RELAY 35 HDI 120 LWB..... I am having problems as of Sunday when the dashboard is warning me that one of the rear doors is open -even though it isn't- and the central looking won't lock the passenger door, side door or rear doors, just the drivers door only. I don't have the remote key, just two spares that were made, so I manually put the key in the door and it's been fine since I got it but developed this fault. A local mechanic friend said he couldn't see anything wrong with wiring or anything like that. The sensors seem fine as far as I can tell. He is suggesting we get a new central locking system but I can't even find anything suitable for a 2008 online. Also, I bought a box of the blade two pin fuses and as I don't have the manual (as it didn't come with the van last year) I thought i'd change ALL of the fuses, but even that seems to be a grey area as the new fuses aren't just in red or brown etc they seem to come in a couple of shades each and there is nothing to advise what amp they are....good grief?!?!?!?
Alan.. the sliding door on a Relay of that age is a common failure point. the central rollers wear and the door drops preventing the contacts in the door meeting the receivers in the pillar. Check rollers for wear first and if OK, adjust the middle rollers. I can get you the Citroen part numbers for the components and the wiring layouts if you need them,, but the door roller is a cheap fix. You won't get half the central locking stuff online - dealer only.. ching ching. Fuse ratings are all standardised according to their rating and easy to find out.. basically, the ones you'll need to bother with are: orange is 5A, red is 10A, blue is 15A, yellow is 20A, clear or white is 25A and green is 30A. On your van, you probably won't encounter any other.. and the main fuseboard near the steering wheel will be predominantly red and blue midi size fuses with an occasional yellow. There's another fusebox in the engine bay to the right and under a cover. They hold the larger Maxi fuses and will be 40, 50 or 60A. Never replace a broken fuse with one of higher rating until you fix why it blew... and on that.. why change them if they're NOT gone?? R Evans from Caerphilly
Hello R Evans from Caerphilly. Thanks very much for your reply. We'll have a go at the middle rollers, that's a good tip. If you have time we'd appreciate the part numbers, that'd be great. We have a neighbour/mechanic friend but he has a lot on his plate...family matters and work so he hasn't really got time to look into our probs at the moment. It's had us pulling our hair out. thanks again, Carol Carol Moncrieff from Tyne and Wear
Send me an e-mail to fb1051 at btinternet dot com and I'll get them sent to yo in replies. They will be in PDF document format. R Evans from Caerphilly
include in the email your chassis number so I can identify your vehicle and which parts you're looking for. R Evans from Caerphilly
PS.. the chassis number won't identify you or where you are or anything dodgy.. just what parts went into your van originally R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 08/09/2016 13:45:09 | ID: 135019
hi i just want to ask if the relay 2006 2.2hd lwb does have indicator flash when i am using the central remote lock? if not can i do to flash the indicators when i am using the remote central lock? thanks
Gaby, the later 2006 models (Relay III) flash when locking or unlocking.. not sure about Relay II. If yours don't flash then it could be (pardon the pun) a faulty relay .. unlikely to be the fuse or your indicators wouldn't work at all. R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 05/09/2016 19:47:11 | ID: 134941
Where does the pollen filter live please
Brian, if you have the 2006 -on version then it is hidden behind the central glovebox... open it and there are three torx screws to undo.. remove and pull the bar they were fitted away from the opening part. The opening part will then open fully (or remove it) and exposes a black panel that's held in place with two very small screws and then clips. undo and remove panel which is abt a foot by four inches to reveal the opening where pollen filter is. you'll need to squash the filter to get it out and same to insert new one. R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 02/09/2016 11:59:28 | ID: 134849
Unable to select 5th & reverse gear ??
pre2006 models had issue with bearing on fifth.. can be accessed via panel on the side of box to replace... but get a mechanic to do it. R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 01/09/2016 22:05:02 | ID: 134835
Hi I have just bought a relay 33HDI 120LWB and need to tax it, I can't find any information on line but think it has Euro 5 engine which attracts a lower tax rate. If it has would the DVLA website know that when I type the reg in or would I have to inform them and provide proof? Not sure where I can find details of the engine. thanks
the emissions applies to cars.. not vans.. your vehicle will be £230 a year to tax R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 31/08/2016 13:47:13 | ID: 134788
I am looking to replace the head gasket on my van, and just wondered if there is something like a Haynes manual that I can buy for help. Also,is it straight forward to remove the front to make access easier. I cannot seem to find anything at all. Thanks
Submitted: 29/08/2016 15:34:08 | ID: 134740
Where is the diagnostic plug in point the van 2 .2 diesel 08 rev.. Thana k you
I have a 2010 and my plug is with the fuse,s on the right hand side of the dash. Try there. John from Berkshire
obd port is to right and below steering wheel behind a cover that's held in place by two screws. many diag scanners won't 'talk' to the Citroen ECU tho.. search on you tube and get a small clip showing where it is. R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 29/08/2016 11:26:28 | ID: 134734
Parked up fine no problem has fuel no lights on turns over but won't start, battery good. Immobiliser? Model not sure but 2.8 diesel Luton body
Submitted: 28/08/2016 17:05:48 | ID: 134728
Citroen relay x250 with 3.0 engine has just started to produce a screaming noise from either the fuel filter housing or something hidden below it? Does the fuel filter have any moving parts inside that could do this? Noise changes to a duller scoring / vibration noise if I switch the engine off but leave ignition on. It is not fan belt slippage or fan as I have checked. Many thanks for help in advance :-)
Submitted: 26/08/2016 23:20:02 | ID: 134684
Hi my Citroen relay 2,0 diesel has just started an intermittent problem it seems to happen under load ,the engine fault light comes on and van stops ,it says on the dash display oil high ,and when I pull over and restart the engine it starts ok and drives again no issues any ideas please .I think it may need oil change or its a sensor issue
Check oil level on dipstick mate.. if it is high you could be heading for overrun engine.. get oil change anyway. R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 25/08/2016 19:06:04 | ID: 134645
I lifted the bonnet & noticed oil in the water expansion tank. Checked oil dip stick & found it empty. I do a lot of miles, it is at 194k now, but has had every service at due time plus interim oil changes between. On my last journey I experienced no problems & no dash board warnings came on. The engine was at normal temperature all of the time. I suspect it is a head gasket or may be cracked head. How can I tell if head is cracked? Can this be an expensive job?
Submitted: 21/08/2016 11:07:43 | ID: 134527
have you a oil cooler cheers
Submitted: 15/08/2016 20:05:23 | ID: 134379
Hi, I have bought a 2010 Citroen Relay L3 H2 panel van to convert into a campervan. I want to remove the storage area above the cab and there is a cross-member that goes across the width of the van about eye level height, presumably to hold the weight of anything stored in that space. Does anyone know if this is a structural support that is bracing the roof or can it be removed? I know that some of the motorhome converters remove this but not sure if they add any additional support to the roof when doing so. I will not be removing any structural supports elsewhere. Thanks David
David.. did a huge reply.. site rejected it.. basically the side to side is structural.. I did camper conversion and left mine in. R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 11/08/2016 09:36:52 | ID: 134277
Hi, Does anyone know where's the location of the glow plug relay unit on Citroen Relay 2007? Appreciate any answer, thank you.
Submitted: 07/08/2016 09:25:33 | ID: 134167
The Relay leaks oil, has lost nearly all power and hydraulics, what is the problem?
Maurice, you'll need to get someone to have alook, mate, rather than rely on replies here.. need to establish what 'fluid' it is leaking.. engine oil gearbox oil, PAS fluid or what? Then.. need to find out from where and why.. broken pipe, failed seal, loose connection.. so many possibilities to consider.. but loss of hydraulics may suggest the 'oil' you said is leaking is in fact PAS fluid which might be red or a reddy colour... before even touching on the power loss. R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 24/07/2016 09:11:41 | ID: 133777
Hello, I am wanting to fit rear windows in my 2004 Citroen Relay but can't find where to get any from. There is lots of info on 2006+ models. Can anyone help? Rachel
Submitted: 17/07/2016 19:58:04 | ID: 133593
We have an intermittent knock coming from front axle it doesn't need to be over rough roads. it will clear and not return for miles. It has been to dealers who can't find fault. I have also had vehicle over pit with no sign of wear in usual suspects. It has 28000miles on the clock. On my way to the garage it did knock twice but nothing on return trip and again nothing on road test this morning.
Submitted: 14/07/2016 12:46:27 | ID: 133518
Been offered one of these vans cheap however the engine management light is on and it only revs to 2000 and only does about 50mph maximum. A mechanic said it probably needs the DPF regenerating. Does this sound like a reasonable diagnosis or are there other issues I need to be wary of please ?
Reasonable and feasible if it has dpf. Older vans like my 57plate don't and eml with limp mode could be big trouble... need to get it plugged into diagnostic to get codes in memory.. while the dpf is feasible..I wouldn't take the seller word for it... think why is he selling CHEAP ..dpf not a difficult fix and a working van is less likely to need regen anyway.. pointing a little more towards troubled vehicle.. with need for further investigation first R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 12/07/2016 18:18:15 | ID: 133470
Low oil level is coming on when you switch ignition on, but has oil on dip stick
Jeff, you may have a faulty oil level probe... depending on what variant of engine you have R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 06/07/2016 20:44:55 | ID: 133300
Hi I've just bought a relay 2.2 l3 2010 van with a factory set speed limiter set rapt 62mph . How do I get this reset , I'm pretty sure it's set in the ecu . Has anyone any experience of sorting this ,and how much would it cost. Many thanks Daren
I there I had the same problem Exeter citroen can do this for the cost £60.00 plus vat so any citroen garage should be able to help you Graham Willis from Devon
contact a tuning specialist and negotiate a price... you'll get it cheaper than £60. I have the equipment to do it, but it'll cost you more than that in fuel to get here and back ! R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 01/07/2016 22:57:54 | ID: 133185
Has anyone got some advice on how to change the glow plugs? I've got a 2007 Citroen Relay, 2.2HDi, 120BHP. Many thanks!
Submitted: 29/06/2016 13:45:34 | ID: 133093
Window wipers stop no reason then after a while may start again, not good when on along journey can anyone help or know why this is happening.
windscreen wiper not working Alistair Robertson from Aberdeenshire
John, sounds like the stalk has gone defective. Were it the motor itself, it wouldn't go at all but you could try uncoupling the wiring connector and cleaning it. R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 29/06/2016 11:48:24 | ID: 133089
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