Citroen Synergie 1.9td.

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Re: Citroen Synergie 1.9td.

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Ah, OK.

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They put the old cable back on but "freed it off". Obviously it needs a new cable which is now ordered and apparently in the post. :-) They also made repairs to the gear cables so I have ordered new ones. They too are in the post. I don't think I can change the clutch cable as I think I need access from underneath although I might have a crack at the gear cables as I think that's a case of slotting them through and clipping them on.

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That's good Dave... Clutch cables are bloody awkward, especially at the pedal end! Is your cable the auto-adjusting type?

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Yes fairly certain it is Jim. I can't see it at all in the engine bay as the engine is right at the back and obscures everything.

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No instructions, but it only books at 0.6 hours, so it can't be that hard. Can it???

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No technically I would have thought its quite straightforward if you've got a ramp. Its a bit cold for my old bones to be sprawling around under it in this weather. :-) I'll have a look at the gear change though. I think that's do able.

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Appears to book at 3.4 hours....not going to be that straight forward then!

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You sure you haven't got those mixed up Richard? ;-)

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The rain stopped today. It was cold but we had blue skies and sporadic sunshine. I now have the clutch and gear change cables in my possession and will hopefully get them fitted next week. However I didn't waste the weather window and this afternoon I syphoned the old power steering fluid out of the reservoir, gave the filter a quick clean and topped up with fresh Dexron ll. Dinner was ready so no test but I'll be out tomorrow. I'll keep topping up till it's back to cherry red. I should hope the pas will be easier by then as well.

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Excellent Dave...

All the best for the cable replacement work!

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Booked in for a clutch cable on Wednesday. I did another pas top up today, I can see a hint of red now! :-)

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It looks like it's going to take longer than I thought to clear the pas. Still I'll just keep plodding away at it. It can only get better.

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It does, I've completely changed PAS fluid before now - due to a ram change on a 405 - and even then it turned dark in no time at all...

I don't know why but it never seemed to cause a problem...

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It seems a bit heavy Jim. More than it should be in my mind, so I thought if I get it clean then its hopefully not the fluid causing the problem.

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Might be worth checking the tracking Dave - that can make the steering feel heavy...

The tyre pressures are OK aren't they?