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  • Update to the Acceptable Usage Policy - Sept 2017
    by GiveMeABreak » 01 Sep 2017, 11:28 » in Forum News, Announcements and Issues
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  • FCF LDS Fluid Discount
    by GiveMeABreak » 24 Jul 2017, 12:01 » in Forum News, Announcements and Issues
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  • Private Message Improvements
    by GiveMeABreak » 24 Jul 2017, 00:10 » in Forum News, Announcements and Issues
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  • FCF Member Discount - EasyDiagnostics
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  • C5 Tourer 2009 Electronic Handbrake MOT issue
    by NAM » 18 May 2017, 20:54
    Replies: 7
    Views: 530
    Last post by petef
    20 May 2017, 16:42
  • C5 X7 Tourer Motorised Tailgate Initialisation
    by GiveMeABreak » 18 Apr 2017, 14:47
    Replies: 0
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    18 Apr 2017, 14:47
  • C5 2.2 HDI Mk1 Definitive Diesel Additive Low Level Warning Solution
    by howardaskew » 07 Jan 2017, 15:18
    Replies: 1
    Views: 617
    Last post by GiveMeABreak
    07 Jan 2017, 15:26
  • Citroen Xantia Power Steering Pipe Repair Kit.
    by mardybum » 31 Jul 2014, 10:28
    Replies: 1
    Views: 3724
    Last post by c.morewood
    31 Jul 2014, 10:47
  • The Xantia internal fan riddle.
    by alan s » 03 Mar 2007, 20:59
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    Last post by alan s
    03 Mar 2007, 20:59
  • How to hydraflush a Xantia
    by alan s » 14 Jan 2007, 21:51
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    14 Jan 2007, 21:51
  • Xantia ABS testing.
    by alan s » 03 Dec 2006, 20:18
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    03 Dec 2006, 20:18
  • Coolants, stray currents and corrosion
    by alan s » 17 Jul 2004, 05:40
    Replies: 1
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    Last post by alan s
    26 Oct 2006, 21:31
  • Noise from the aircon pulley.
    by Kowalski » 26 Jul 2006, 16:06
    Replies: 10
    Views: 18823
    Last post by Kowalski
    02 Aug 2006, 16:43
  • Ticking steering wheel on Xantia (sounds like trafficators)
    by alan s » 26 Apr 2006, 21:03
    Replies: 0
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    26 Apr 2006, 21:03
  • Xantia components photographic reference.
    by alan s » 20 Apr 2006, 00:22
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    Views: 16626
    Last post by alan s
    20 Apr 2006, 00:22
  • Hydractive information
    by alan s » 22 Aug 2005, 03:48
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    22 Aug 2005, 03:48
  • BX autos; why do so many fail?
    by alan s » 02 Jul 2005, 15:08
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    Last post by alan s
    02 Jul 2005, 15:08
  • Reprogramming Plip on 94 Xantia
    by alan s » 03 Jun 2005, 04:00
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    Last post by alan s
    03 Jun 2005, 04:00
  • Fitting new heater matrix to Xantia.
    by alan s » 13 Apr 2005, 04:27
    Replies: 0
    Views: 16533
    Last post by alan s
    13 Apr 2005, 04:27
  • reprogamming Xantia VSX keypad
    by alan s » 27 Feb 2005, 05:24
    Replies: 0
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    Last post by alan s
    27 Feb 2005, 05:24
  • Retro fitting air/con
    by alan s » 19 Feb 2005, 03:33
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    Last post by alan s
    19 Feb 2005, 03:33
  • BX belt adjustments; stopping the squeals.
    by alan s » 14 Feb 2005, 10:52
    Replies: 0
    Views: 15351
    Last post by alan s
    14 Feb 2005, 10:52
  • Refurbishing Fuel injector nozzles.
    by alan s » 12 Feb 2005, 08:26
    Replies: 0
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    Last post by alan s
    12 Feb 2005, 08:26
  • Swapping rear rotors and bearings on a BX
    by alan s » 06 Feb 2005, 03:12
    Replies: 0
    Views: 14861
    Last post by alan s
    06 Feb 2005, 03:12
  • Rebuildng Xantia fan motors is possible.
    by alan s » 10 Dec 2004, 15:06
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    10 Dec 2004, 15:06
  • Rear arm bearings; the permanent fix.
    by alan s » 03 Nov 2004, 04:00
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    03 Nov 2004, 04:00
  • BX steering pinion seals replacement.
    by alan s » 13 Jun 2004, 14:31
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    13 Jun 2004, 14:31
  • BX front struts- yet another cure...
    by Bob Smith » 04 May 2004, 19:28
    Replies: 20
    Views: 33385
    Last post by tomsheppard
    04 May 2004, 17:42
  • Solution to Starter Motor problem
    by alan s » 28 Mar 2004, 04:44
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    28 Mar 2004, 04:44
  • Fitting & routing a BX speedo cable.
    by alan s » 18 Mar 2004, 15:40
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    Last post by alan s
    18 Mar 2004, 15:40
  • Brake Pipe Tip
    by Jon » 19 Feb 2004, 20:12
    Replies: 0
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    Last post by Jon
    19 Feb 2004, 20:12
  • Top end rattles/oil pressure loss on 16V engine
    by alan s » 16 Feb 2004, 04:01
    Replies: 0
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    Last post by alan s
    16 Feb 2004, 04:01
  • A word of warning to hydraulic Cit drivers.
    by alan s » 12 Jan 2004, 11:28
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    Last post by alan s
    12 Jan 2004, 11:28
  • Xantia Clutch cable problems
    by alan s » 01 Jan 2004, 08:18
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    Last post by alan s
    01 Jan 2004, 08:18
  • Coolants & corrosion
    by alan s » 02 Oct 2003, 05:17
    Replies: 0
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    Last post by alan s
    02 Oct 2003, 05:17
  • Mayonnaise in Oil breathers.
    by alan s » 01 Oct 2003, 03:48
    Replies: 0
    Views: 5556
    Last post by alan s
    01 Oct 2003, 03:48
  • Exhaust Valve guide replacement
    by alan s » 11 Aug 2003, 18:10
    Replies: 0
    Views: 4683
    Last post by alan s
    11 Aug 2003, 18:10
  • Freeing corroded parts
    by alan s » 06 Aug 2003, 05:33
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    Last post by alan s
    06 Aug 2003, 05:33
  • Data on Xantia Electric Door Locks
    by Jon » 16 Jun 2003, 20:32
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    Last post by Jon
    16 Jun 2003, 20:32
  • XM Window Reg Repair
    by Jon » 13 Jun 2003, 14:22
    Replies: 0
    Views: 4179
    Last post by Jon
    13 Jun 2003, 14:22
  • XANTIA RIDE HEIGHT
    by Jon » 23 May 2003, 14:34
    Replies: 0
    Views: 6707
    Last post by Jon
    23 May 2003, 14:34
  • 205/309/306/ZX/XSARA REAR ARM BRGS
    by Jon » 25 Feb 2003, 14:42
    Replies: 0
    Views: 5198
    Last post by Jon
    25 Feb 2003, 14:42
  • Citroen ZX: Replacing Dashboard Lights
    by B_Draper » 17 Jan 2003, 07:13
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    17 Jan 2003, 07:13
  • Fault Codes: Bosch Motronic ML4.1
    by Guest » 31 Dec 2002, 17:10
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    Views: 5209
    Last post by Guest
    31 Dec 2002, 17:10
  • Fault Codes: Bosch Mono Jetronic A2.2
    by Guest » 31 Dec 2002, 17:05
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    Views: 5449
    Last post by Guest
    31 Dec 2002, 17:05
  • Fault Codes: Bosch Motronic M1.3
    by Guest » 31 Dec 2002, 17:01
    Replies: 0
    Views: 4634
    Last post by Guest
    31 Dec 2002, 17:01
  • Fault Codes: Bosch MP3.1
    by Guest » 31 Dec 2002, 16:56
    Replies: 0
    Views: 4575
    Last post by Guest
    31 Dec 2002, 16:56
  • Citroen: Resetting service indicator
    by Guest » 15 Nov 2002, 20:11
    Replies: 0
    Views: 5574
    Last post by Guest
    15 Nov 2002, 20:11
  • Citroen ZX: Replacing rear subframe mounts
    by Guest » 16 Sep 2003, 02:25
    Replies: 1
    Views: 6845
    Last post by Guest
    15 Nov 2002, 19:02
  • Citroen ZX: Replacing heater panel bulbs
    by Guest » 15 Nov 2002, 17:50
    Replies: 0
    Views: 5874
    Last post by Guest
    15 Nov 2002, 17:50
  • Citroen BX: Fixing slow starter motor
    by Guest » 15 Nov 2002, 17:35
    Replies: 0
    Views: 4763
    Last post by Guest
    15 Nov 2002, 17:35
  • Citroen: Rear Arm Bearing replacement
    by Guest » 15 Nov 2002, 17:34
    Replies: 0
    Views: 5421
    Last post by Guest
    15 Nov 2002, 17:34
  • Citroen: How to change Rear Spheres
    by JohnD » 28 Dec 2002, 00:33
    Replies: 1
    Views: 7994
    Last post by Guest
    15 Nov 2002, 17:33
  • All vehicles: Losing/blowing out coolant
    by rabenson » 17 Nov 2002, 17:43
    Replies: 5
    Views: 7305
    Last post by Guest
    15 Nov 2002, 17:31