NOOB Intro

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mick66773
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NOOB Intro

Post by 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
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Re: NOOB Intro

Post by 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).
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Re: NOOB Intro

Post by 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.
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Post by myglaren » 06 Mar 2013, 21:50

Hej på dig, främling :)
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Hell Razor5543
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Re: NOOB Intro

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

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Re: NOOB Intro

Post by CitroJim » 07 Mar 2013, 09:15

Welcome Mick :-D

Whatever happened to your XM?
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Post by 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.
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Post by Eddie Nuff » 14 Mar 2013, 22:20

Orreight cock, arz tha guwin?
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Re: NOOB Intro

Post by 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:
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Re: NOOB Intro

Post by Welshy_Pete » 22 Jul 2013, 10:03

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