CitroenXM's Xantia V6 Project

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Post by citroenxm »

Just looking at that front passenger wing, anyone spotted that its NOT a "Buldged" wing but a standard one??

They fit, no problem!

Paul
Sharing a pug 207 1.6 hdi Sw 16v.
M reg Xm 2.1 td auto exclusive S2 269k and rising
L reg XM V6 12v SEi auto .. Light project

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1994 XM 2.1 d auto
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Post by DHallworth »

Lexi,

This one is your cars sister!

I had two V6 Xantia's to sell that I bought from the same place. Yours is one and Paul's is the other!

David.
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'00 XM V6 Exclusive
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Post by citroenxm »

I thought it was Lexi who bought the green one... that one, I was not keen on... :P

Paul
Sharing a pug 207 1.6 hdi Sw 16v.
M reg Xm 2.1 td auto exclusive S2 269k and rising
L reg XM V6 12v SEi auto .. Light project

A very sad...
1994 XM 2.1 d auto
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Post by DHallworth »

citroenxm wrote:I thought it was Lexi who bought the green one... that one, I was not keen on... :P

Paul
Only because it was green! I'd not driven the blue one and had driven the green one to MOT and back, it did drive nicely!

David.
'98 Xantia Activa V6 :-D
'00 XM V6 Exclusive
'09 C5 2.7 HDi Exclusive
‘10 C5 3.0 HDi Exclusive
'12 C6 3.0 HDi Exclusive
'15 C4 BlueHDi Feel
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Post by citroenxm »

Well... Green, half leather, awfull "Steal Me" alloys.... that was the put me off's... LOL

I did like the winter pack though, heated seats and headlight washers....

Paul
Sharing a pug 207 1.6 hdi Sw 16v.
M reg Xm 2.1 td auto exclusive S2 269k and rising
L reg XM V6 12v SEi auto .. Light project

A very sad...
1994 XM 2.1 d auto
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Post by Toby_HDi »

Paul,

That rear electrovalve fault is probably not the electrovalve itself. It may benefit from the diode mod and if that doesn't cure it then its probably the VN05Ns in the ECU itself. Not too difficult to replace.
Toby


Previous:
2004 Peugeot 407 HDi 138 SE Luxury Pack
2001 S2 Xantia HDi 110 SX
2001 Peugeot 406 V6 Coupé
1998 S2 Xantia Activa
2000 S2 Xantia HDi 110 SX
1999 Peugeot 406 2.0 16v Estate
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Post by lexi »

Ah well Paul..............thanks for leaving me a nice car to my taste. I hate having to pump up tyres on old original oxidised alloys anyway :lol:

I know nowt about the electrovalves Paul. You see on the second car (the green one) they were all perfect :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Vel Satis 3.5 v6
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ZX 1.9DHatch
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Post by CitroJim »

Paul,

Tips for tracing the elecrovalve fault:

With ignition off, open a door and see if you can hear it click and then hum. Shut the door, listen to it hum for another 30s and then go click as it turns off.

If the click at the start is soft, the hum is "ragged" and there's no click at the end then it's just the diode mod you need to do.

If there's no noise at all or just a muffled click then over to Toby for VN05 replacement but do check wiring first... Sometimes corrosion on the rear connector can cause it and again you may even find the rear one disconnected to disguise a leak. A leaky electrovalve, whether internal or external, will generally not leak in hard mode and disconnecting it does effectively give hard mode.
Jim

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Post by robert_e_smart »

Good to see this one getting fettled again. It is a nice car, and in a superb colour. And one of the nice Series 1 cars as well :D .

I want a Xantia V6 as well.
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Post by Chris570 »

as for a wing, i have one in silver from a mk1 2.1td if thats any good to you?
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1998 Xantia Activa S1
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Post by citroenxm »

THAT Would be wonderfull!! That wing fitted was a Green one, and has about 3 layers of blue on it, done with rattle cans.... Im impressed with the result, thought its not a smooth underfinish like a factory or pro, but theres no dribble runs or uneveness...

Chris thats great, were are you located? Ive got some galavanting to do very soon.

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Paul
Sharing a pug 207 1.6 hdi Sw 16v.
M reg Xm 2.1 td auto exclusive S2 269k and rising
L reg XM V6 12v SEi auto .. Light project

A very sad...
1994 XM 2.1 d auto
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Post by Chris570 »

i'm over in luton but i too get about a bit.

how soon would you like it? maybe there are people going your way? (which is your way by the way ;) )
2006 C5 HDi 170
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Post by citroenxm »

Blimey, um, north wales, anglesey..

Im not desperate, Ive got a few mechanical jobs to do first, inc. an engine out job.... so no massive rush, I think your possibly closest to Citrojim...

However, I need to come down - I think sussex way to collect a leather trim...

Ill let you know.. Many thanks

Paul
Sharing a pug 207 1.6 hdi Sw 16v.
M reg Xm 2.1 td auto exclusive S2 269k and rising
L reg XM V6 12v SEi auto .. Light project

A very sad...
1994 XM 2.1 d auto
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Post by CitroJim »

citroenxm wrote: However, I need to come down - I think sussex way to collect a leather trim...
That means you'll be passing my place then Paul.

As ever, the welcome mat is out.....
Jim

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Post by citroenxm »

Some more, of the Sad Shots I have before I got her...

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A not so Sad sight below!! :P

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And below, the dreadded rear arch, nearside, rust - Ive no sunroof, and its higher then the inside of the wheel arch, any sugestions???

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Paul
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Sharing a pug 207 1.6 hdi Sw 16v.
M reg Xm 2.1 td auto exclusive S2 269k and rising
L reg XM V6 12v SEi auto .. Light project

A very sad...
1994 XM 2.1 d auto