NOOB Intro

A forum for new members to introduce themselves to the rabble already onboard. Not compulsory!
Tell us a little about yourself, lie if you have to but keep it to just an introduction, not a car discussion.

Moderator: RichardW

mick66773
Posts: 17
Joined: 05 Mar 2013, 21:55
Location:
My Cars:

NOOB Intro

Postby mick66773 » 06 Mar 2013, 20:43

Hi
Bonjour and Guten Tag.
Hope that covers all aspects of people using this site.

I have been viewing the site as a guest for a little while to gain insight on repairs to my Citroen C5 2.0 (110) Diesel Estate (2001 model). I have owned this car for 3 years, and in previous history owned a 3.0 V6 XM (Beautiful car, shame it became a Bar B Q).

The current car has suffered a lot of the issues mentioned in the site, Back window not opening (fixed for a while) failed again. Mind of its own when it comes to the front nearside (passenger) door lock. And how can we forget the dreaded Limp Mode (Anti Pollution Fault), latest problem serious suspension fault at the rear, however this turned out to be an easy fix for the Grand Total of £4.80 yes £4.80 Hoorha

When she runs she is fantastic, when not what a (expletives not accepted)

Hope to share knowledge gained in the future. :-D
0 x

Hell Razor5543
NOT Alistair or Simon
Posts: 6878
Joined: 01 Apr 2012, 09:47
Location: Reading
My Cars: C5 Mk1 VTR estate, Icelandic Grey (I think she is called "Bluebird")
x 184

Re: NOOB Intro

Postby Hell Razor5543 » 06 Mar 2013, 21:28

Hello, and welcome to FCF. I can't help you with the problems, as I have no C5 experience (although I have an HDi Xantia).
0 x
James
ex BX 1.9
ex Xantia 2.0HDi SX
ex Xantia 2.0HDi LX

C5 VTR HDi estate, 76518762
Out amongst the stars, looking for a world of my own!

Northern_Mike
x 53

Re: NOOB Intro

Postby Northern_Mike » 06 Mar 2013, 21:43

mick66773 wrote:Hi
Bonjour and Guten Tag.
Hope that covers all aspects of people using this site.


No, yo hablo Español.Bienvenido al foro.
0 x

User avatar
myglaren
Forum Admin Team
Posts: 12983
Joined: 02 Mar 2008, 14:30
Location: Katzenellen Bogen by the Sea
My Cars: 2003 C5 2.0 HDi 110 SX 216,400
x 107

Re: NOOB Intro

Postby myglaren » 06 Mar 2013, 21:50

Hej på dig, främling :)
0 x
________________________________
Sent via Heliograph from the other side of the mountain

Steve

Jackie Evancho...Divine!

Hell Razor5543
NOT Alistair or Simon
Posts: 6878
Joined: 01 Apr 2012, 09:47
Location: Reading
My Cars: C5 Mk1 VTR estate, Icelandic Grey (I think she is called "Bluebird")
x 184

Re: NOOB Intro

Postby Hell Razor5543 » 06 Mar 2013, 22:02

Now look what you've done, Mick! You've got them all showing off! I can only speak English (and some techoglish), so all I am going to say is "Wotcha!"
0 x
James
ex BX 1.9
ex Xantia 2.0HDi SX
ex Xantia 2.0HDi LX

C5 VTR HDi estate, 76518762
Out amongst the stars, looking for a world of my own!

User avatar
CitroJim
A very naughty boy
Posts: 38200
Joined: 30 Apr 2005, 23:33
Location: North Bucks
My Cars: Xantia Activa, Xantia 1.9TD, Pug 207, Giant TCR Bike, Giant TCR Pro Bike and a Mountain Bike...
x 492
Contact:

Re: NOOB Intro

Postby CitroJim » 07 Mar 2013, 09:15

Welcome Mick :-D

Whatever happened to your XM?
0 x
Jim

Gabriel - The Best 1.9TD Xantia in the World...
The Activa - My favourite toy...
The Pug of Love - A pretty blue 207...
And Three Bikes...

One of Barclay James Harvest's Biggest Fans...

Online
daviemck2006
Donor 2016
Posts: 3934
Joined: 04 Dec 2010, 19:45
Location: Macduff
My Cars: 2007 peugeot 407 2.7hdi
1993 peugeot 205 1.6 auto
x 105

Re: NOOB Intro

Postby daviemck2006 » 07 Mar 2013, 13:12

Fit like cov. Foos yer doos? I had a C5, fantastic car when going correctly, which mine did most of the time.
0 x
Peugeot 407 coupe 2.7hdi 2007
Peugeot 205 1.6 auto 1993
In the family there is
Peugeot 107 sportium 2012
Skoda Fabia VRS 1.9 tdi 2004
Honda Civic typeR 2002
Peugeot 205 gti undergoing restoration 1990
Audi A4 avant sport line 1.9tdi 2004

Eddie Nuff
Posts: 396
Joined: 15 Nov 2012, 21:31
Location: Yorkshire
My Cars:
x 6

Postby Eddie Nuff » 14 Mar 2013, 22:20

Orreight cock, arz tha guwin?
0 x
93 Xantia 1.9TD RP6190
89 XM 2.0Si RP4788

User avatar
Citroenmad
Posts: 9452
Joined: 04 Dec 2008, 23:08
Location: Northeast
My Cars:

Re: NOOB Intro

Postby Citroenmad » 14 Mar 2013, 23:03

Welcome to the FCF Mick :-D

mick66773 wrote: And how can we forget the dreaded Limp Mode (Anti Pollution Fault)


Have you got to the cause of this fault yet?

If not, the Anti Pollution message can stand for a lot of things and in the case of the 2.0HDi 8v it is certainly not the particulate filter, as it doesn't have one. It seems to be a catch all message ... :lol:
0 x
Chris
16 C4 Cactus BlueHDi Flair
05 C4 2.0 16v Exclusive
54 Audi A2 FSi SE
51 VW Passat V6 TDi Estate

Family Citroens:
64 C4 Cactus BlueHDi Feel Red
15 C3 Picasso 1.6HDi Exclusive
56 C5 2.0HDi 138 16v VTR Estate
95 C15 6-wheel
55 Traction 6H

User avatar
Welshy_Pete
Posts: 418
Joined: 29 Apr 2012, 01:56
Location: Wrexham Wales
My Cars: 306 hdi 1999 + 306 hdi 2000

Re: NOOB Intro

Postby Welshy_Pete » 22 Jul 2013, 10:03

Hello welcome to the French Peugeot, Citroen and Renault car forum.
0 x


Return to “Introductions”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest