Xantia fuse box and ECU box clip

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Xantia fuse box and ECU box clip

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Hi guys......the things you discover whilst fiddling :)

My fuse box is distorted and the lid does not fit very well along the back edge (it is fitted correctly inside)....the "other" cars also have this problem, did they ever fit ?

Also, I am missing a clip (? metal) on the ECU box, again missing from the other cars, got a photo ?

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Re: Xantia fuse box and ECU box clip

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The engine bay fuse box covers on all the Xantia's I've seen don't fit very well and seem to be distorted. As to whether it was like this new, I have no idea - the newest Xantia I ever owned was 8 years old!
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Re: Xantia fuse box and ECU box clip

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Yep, they're not the most wonderful.. Better than an XM though...
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Re: Xantia fuse box and ECU box clip

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Oh OK....I was guessing that....Quality moulding with quality plastic then :)
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Stickyfinger wrote:Quality moulding with quality plastic then :)
Yes, only the best was good enough for Citroen :wink:
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Re: Xantia fuse box and ECU box clip

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Stickyfinger wrote: Also, I am missing a clip (? metal) on the ECU box, again missing from the other cars, got a photo ?
Guessing that you are referring to the clip that holds the throttle cable? if so, I think that it was only fitted to RHD Mk1s with A/C (and probably only petrol engines).
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Re: Xantia fuse box and ECU box clip

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Nope, the clip on the leading edge of the ECU box to keep the lid on.
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Re: Xantia fuse box and ECU box clip

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The fuse box can be awkward to refit correctly, so if an impatient mechanic has force fitted badly in the past they tend to take a set in that position, never to fit well again!