Xantia Flood damage

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jacksun1987
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Re: Xantia Flood damage

Post by jacksun1987 » 02 Dec 2012, 17:26

Say if this was a td instead of a hdi would it have the same problerms.
Yes i keep reading theses hdi enginges are good and solid. But its the electrical things what put me off a bit

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falling-out-with-my-car
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Re: Xantia Flood damage

Post by falling-out-with-my-car » 03 Dec 2012, 14:19

If you go ploughing through a massive puddle in any car td or hdi expect issues with something or other, pull over let the boy racers pass through the water then once they have had their fun pull out to the middle of the road (it's highest shallowest point) with raised xantia suspension and drive through the water slowley, the ethos is respect your car and hopefully it will respect you.
wash the underside of the car with fresh water particularly around the rear suspension arms behind the suspension spheres when salting of the roads finishes, that standing water is full of salt in the winter.

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Re: Xantia Flood damage

Post by davoxx » 03 Dec 2012, 23:23

falling-out-with-my-car wrote:If you go ploughing through a massive puddle in any car td or hdi expect issues with something or other, pull over let the boy racers pass through the water then once they have had their fun pull out to the middle of the road (it's highest shallowest point) with raised xantia suspension and drive through the water slowley, the ethos is respect your car and hopefully it will respect you.
wash the underside of the car with fresh water particularly around the rear suspension arms behind the suspension spheres when salting of the roads finishes, that standing water is full of salt in the winter.
Common sense that is not all too common.

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Re: Xantia Flood damage

Post by bigraymaster » 04 Dec 2012, 09:39

Thanks to my local Citroen dealer i thought i would post a diagram of my set up for those interested. I'm guessing the water went into the box bit below the stick (no.1) hampering the gearchange. Image