Newbie - 1988 Citroën Bx 16rs break

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Mycocitroen
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Newbie - 1988 Citroën Bx 16rs break

Post by Mycocitroen » 12 Nov 2016, 09:09

Morning all

Have a question.
Cannot begin to say how much I'd appreciate any help.

Basically getting very cold now and my heating is set to one level. If I adjust the temp Controller on the panel it just spins round and round

Thank you

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Re: Newbie - 1988 Citroën Bx 16rs break

Post by xantia_v6 » 12 Nov 2016, 09:59

Welcome to the forum. A BX expert may be along at any minute.

If not, I suggest that you join the BX forum at www.bxclub.co.uk, which is our sister forum and populatd entirely by BX enthusiasts.

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Re: Newbie - 1988 Citroën Bx 16rs break

Post by RichardW » 12 Nov 2016, 14:50

Welcome!

Common problem on the BX - the back part of the knob breaks so it no longer turns the spindle. IIRC (it being nearly 15 years since I had a BX!) you can just use one of the other knobs as a temporary measure - they just pull off. For a permanent repair you need to go looking for a spare; not easy these days I would imagine!