Bergen Xantia Activa CT

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Re: Bergen Xantia Activa CT

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You can use that rad Hans but it will need hoses modifying....

All TCTs used bayonet type fittings...

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Re: Bergen Xantia Activa CT

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ok, so after work I drove by the garage to take some measurements of the radiator hoses etc .. turns out the radiator is bigger than the original ... .. .. the new one is approx 4 cms wider .
So now I am a little irked. What I have to do is drive by the local Citroen dealer and have them look up the parts so I can write down the OEM numbers for the correct one.

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And yes, those 4 cms make it near impossible to slide the sucker in due to the AC pipes amongst other things . . :oops:

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Re: Bergen Xantia Activa CT

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I believe that might be a 406 one Hans. I recall a person being very delighted to find a nearly new rad on a scrap 406 with a TCT engine and then found it would not fit...

It did in the end with bodges and that was not good...

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Re: Bergen Xantia Activa CT

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via your links you sent me earlier on what radiator to get , I've come up with the following links to correct ?? radiators for my car :

http://www.mister-auto.no/no/radiator-m ... 61231.html

according to the website all the radiators on this page should fit my car , which i am sure they dont ..

http://www.mister-auto.no/no/radiator-m ... _g470.html

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Re: Bergen Xantia Activa CT

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The price seem correct when I compared it to others/re-core services

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Re: Bergen Xantia Activa CT

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Your having great fun there Hans. It all seems very confused and perplexing.

Can you post you VIN number, let me do a check with my parts guy in the UK for you to be sure.

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Re: Bergen Xantia Activa CT

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VF7**************[VIN obfuscated, can be read by forum staff] is the chassis number/VIN

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Re: Bergen Xantia Activa CT

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Part No 1301GL....how does that fit to what you have been told ?

Your cars build details
http://www.mediafire.com/view/vcn935p11 ... ansCar.pdf

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Re: Bergen Xantia Activa CT

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thank you for the details :D

fun to read

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Re: Bergen Xantia Activa CT

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always trust the dealer codes :)....until they are wrong


NP on the build details
Why are you not registered on Citroen Service to check parts/prices/nfp-status yourself ?

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Re: Bergen Xantia Activa CT

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http://service.citroen.com/do/inscription

Call your self Norway Activa Inc...:)

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Re: Bergen Xantia Activa CT

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NP....
thought it might help you

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Re: Bergen Xantia Activa CT

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Can you still get access to the parts section ?

The Docs section is paid for service

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Re: Bergen Xantia Activa CT

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double click the part on the image, go to the shopping basket, check prices :)

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Re: Bergen Xantia Activa CT

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New radiator is in, coolant in - air out. Fitting the bottom hose was somewhat difficult at first. I had put a new gasket on and that did not compute at all. Cleaned the old one and it came on like a breeze.
Had a test drive with the car. The rear needs work. There is absolutely no suspension travel there. Hard as rock

Also had to take down the headliner in the C8 - water leakage. .


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New radiator. 1301GL is the factory code for this one .

Also the engine will get a cleaning - but weather is still too cold.