Handy Hints & Tips

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  • PSA Wiring Symbols & Diagram Codes
    by GiveMeABreak » 17 Nov 2016, 19:57
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  • Xantia Rear ABS Sensor Renewal
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  • 1.6 HDi Buying guide
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  • Mounting a camera & Screen to see your pedals
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  • transmission and clutch
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  • Micellar wipes
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  • 2-for-1: drain pot and tool tray
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  • Van Racking
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  • Fitting a Bosch pump to the XUD11 (2.1td)
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  • Re-greasing CV joints through split gaiter
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  • How to reassembe needle rollers on Triaxe joints on GS/GSA and possibly BX.
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  • DIY sphere removal tool
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  • A nice book
    by Gibbo2286 » 06 Apr 2017, 10:37
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  • Wheel nut cover remover
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  • 405 Rear Brake Adjusters
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  • C5 Handbrake cable-top tip
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  • C5 X7 Pollen Filter Replacement & Air System Clean How To
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    31 Jan 2017, 20:35
  • Stretchy CV joint boot fitting trick.
    by dnsey » 16 Oct 2016, 10:15
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    18 Jan 2017, 21:54
  • Hand Cleanser & Other Tools
    by Pug_XUD_KeenAmateur » 04 Dec 2016, 19:08
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    Last post by Sloppysod
    10 Jan 2017, 21:45
  • (Xsara) 1.4 TU alternator replacement (with AC and PAS)
    by djoptix » 24 Nov 2016, 16:43
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  • Expert Van Woes
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  • Fixing Window Control Module
    by Hell Razor5543 » 28 Sep 2016, 17:43
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  • Ametech Engine Restorer
    by rookie » 30 May 2014, 17:28
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  • 206 1.6 HDi radiator / air con condensor replacement.
    by onthecut » 29 May 2016, 19:09
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  • Xantia II - Radiator fan motor removal
    by VertVega » 18 May 2011, 16:52
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  • Cleaning out your Pela or other vacuum extractor
    by spider » 04 Feb 2016, 19:59
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  • SensoDrive Gearbox Troubleshooting Information
    by CitroJim » 14 Dec 2014, 17:35
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  • What to buy Citrojim for Xmas
    by MikeT » 10 Dec 2015, 19:18
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  • Adding a Glasses Case Mod to your C5 MkIII (X7) Tutorial
    by GiveMeABreak » 22 Oct 2015, 21:51
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  • C4 Picasso Hints and Tips
    by RichardW » 07 Jan 2013, 22:49
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  • New car, important things to do for longevity?
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  • Lexia Cable issues
    by Trainman » 27 Jul 2014, 17:35
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  • Tapatalk app
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  • How accurate are tyre air pressure gauages?
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  • Dreaded bsi ecu swap important info for future
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  • Blower Transistor Replacement Guide In Pictures
    by CitroJim » 21 Jul 2007, 20:47
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  • 206 TU1.1JP AC pulley bypass belt sized
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  • Removing Xantia Seats - how to
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  • Xantia heater matrix info
    by RichardW » 02 Mar 2010, 09:37
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  • Speedometer dies when radio is left on after car turned off
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  • K & N air filters
    by np » 21 Nov 2006, 23:56
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  • Getting Spare Keys
    by Ben82 » 06 Feb 2013, 19:43
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  • [Clio mk2] How to Replace Recirculation Door Actuator
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  • Xantia rear suspension struts and more
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  • Repair for Hateful Xantia Lock Button
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  • apprehensive/George Orwell syndrom
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