3.0 citroen relay gearbox rebuild

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

chrishart
New User
Posts: 1
Joined: 16 Aug 2016, 13:45
Location: Glos UK
My Cars: C5 Citroen. Relay 3.0

3.0 citroen relay gearbox rebuild

Postby chrishart » 16 Aug 2016, 14:38

Hi, I am a new member here, so please be gentle with me. I have a broken M40 gearbox I have taken out of my 2008 Relay 6 speed 3 litre diesel. Does anyone know how I can get a manual on rebuilding it, or an exploded diagram telling me the part numbers and how it goes together? Thank you, Chris.
0 x

Hell Razor5543
NOT Alistair or Simon
Posts: 6888
Joined: 01 Apr 2012, 09:47
Location: Reading
My Cars: C5 Mk1 VTR estate, Icelandic Grey (I think she is called "Bluebird")
x 185

Re: 3.0 citroen relay gearbox rebuild

Postby Hell Razor5543 » 16 Aug 2016, 22:02

While I cannot help you with the gearbox, I can welcome you to the forum.

:welc:
1 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!

Peter.N.
Moderating Team
Posts: 8372
Joined: 02 Apr 2005, 16:11
Location: Charmouth,Dorset
My Cars: Currently:
Peugeot 406 LX Hdi estate, 01, blue
Peugeot 406 GLX Hdi estate, 01, blue

In the past: 3, CX td Safaris and about 7, XM td estates. Lovely cars.
x 49

Re: 3.0 citroen relay gearbox rebuild

Postby Peter.N. » 17 Aug 2016, 12:39

Most of the old car manuals gave you detailed information about stripping and rebuilding gearboxes but they obviously don't expect you to do it now, I have done a fair few in the past and the construction was similar on all of them.

The usual things that need replacing are bearings and synchro rings but if the synchro has been bad for a while possibly the relevant gear as well. Parts have always been fairly expensive and I have used scrap gearboxes for spares, if you can get one and take it apart you will see how it goes together. There are certain operations you need a press for but I have always managed with a large hammer and an assortment of drifts.

What actually is wrong with it?

Peter
0 x

User avatar
spider
Posts: 3986
Joined: 05 Jan 2010, 15:28
Location: Derby.
My Cars: Soon, I hope...
x 63
Contact:

Re: 3.0 citroen relay gearbox rebuild

Postby spider » 28 Aug 2016, 18:15

I know what you mean about the 'detail level' in them. I still have a few older Haynes where they would spend 3 or 4 pages explaining just how the carburettor worked in intimate detail along with overhaul instructions etc...
0 x
Andy.

91 205D-Turbo, gone but still missed
02 106D, TUD5B, gone but not really missed apart from the MPG

Peter.N.
Moderating Team
Posts: 8372
Joined: 02 Apr 2005, 16:11
Location: Charmouth,Dorset
My Cars: Currently:
Peugeot 406 LX Hdi estate, 01, blue
Peugeot 406 GLX Hdi estate, 01, blue

In the past: 3, CX td Safaris and about 7, XM td estates. Lovely cars.
x 49

Re: 3.0 citroen relay gearbox rebuild

Postby Peter.N. » 28 Aug 2016, 19:51

The first manual I bought is for a 1950 Hillman Minx and it shows you how to set a up crownwheel and pinion, regrind the crankshaft, rebuild the starter and dynamo and 10 pages on rebuilding the gearbox. 8-)

Peter
0 x

RichardW
Moderating Team
Posts: 7451
Joined: 07 Aug 2002, 17:12
Location: United Kingdom
My Cars: '07 307 SW 1.6 HDi 110
'08 C4 Grand Picasso 1.6 HDi 110
x 110

Re: 3.0 citroen relay gearbox rebuild

Postby RichardW » 30 Aug 2016, 21:02

Hi Chris,

Welcome! I've managed to print off a copy of the Cit workshop manual for stripping / rebuilding the box. PM your e-mail address and I'll send it over (it's a PDF).
0 x
Richard W
Still not welding the de-cap...
1.6 HDi central (C4 Picasso / 307 SW)
Xantia HDi 110 now bean tins


Return to “Introductions”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest