V6 Xantia......... the beginning of another adventure

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Cheeky sod! It was bought broken lol

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addo wrote: It's possible they took the reservoir cap off to check coolant condition and didn't refit properly. If you're not familiar with PSA radiator caps this isn't hard to do. It's also possible a cooling fan or relay is duff.
Indeed, good point. I know from past experience that a leaky header tank (so common on a V6) that does not allow the cooling system to properly pressurise will do odd things to the temperature gauge reading.

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DHallworth wrote:Can't believe you've broken it after only having had it a few hours :shock:

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He's been chaving it David.........flippin boy racers :rofl2:

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Get lost!!

David says I should enjoy the fuel and not see how long I can make it last when I post up mpg pictures lol

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I see on Facebook, you've vinyl wrapped it already. :P

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addo wrote:I see on Facebook, you've vinyl wrapped it already. :P
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addo wrote:Was the third party assessor left alone with the car at all?
No he wasn't I was with him the whole time
DHallworth wrote:Can't believe you've broken it after only having had it a few hours :shock: :rofl2:
What do you mean a few hours :?: :?: took him all of 5 minutes........ :roll:
addo wrote:I see on Facebook, you've vinyl wrapped it already. :P
We know him so well............. :rofl2: :rofl2: :rofl2:

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Well as I haven't had a chance today to look at it I went to move it around on the drives and another issue appeared.

Dead battery! Looking round what do I see but the boot light on!!!

So popped round to the boot and disconnected it. Will put another battery on tomorrow and see what I can figure out when the others are sorted :)

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Poor old girl, she's all upset and disorientated because she's had a change of owner and moved to a new area...

She'll be missing her old owner...

Old Xantias are like that...

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Will the boot light was working correctly, I suspect it's because of the bump.

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I know Steve, I remember a while ago the smile of glee you had at finally getting it sorted :D

Just another job on the list of things to do :)

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Let me know if there's anything, which there's bound to be......... she doesn't like stranger, unless you got 'girlie" hands and want to make her better, like 'Uncle Jim's :)

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Hands aren't girly but girlies usually say they know what they are doing so let's see how this one likes them :D

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Well 200ml of antigel stuff and she seems a bit better now. Will run her over to my folks in a bit to double check.

With the backseats down the valve in the LPG tank is certainly quite loud! i forgot how loud they could be but then it is inside a decent sized tank :D

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KP wrote:Well 200ml of antigel stuff and she seems a bit better now. Will run her over to my folks in a bit to double check
Excellent, sounds promising. :)
KP wrote:With the backseats down the valve in the LPG tank is certainly quite loud! i forgot how loud they could be but then it is inside a decent sized tank :D
Oh yes :-D