DS3 waterpump tube fitting?

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DS3 waterpump tube fitting?

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Advice needed!
I’m repairing my daughter’s 2012 DS3 120VTi.
There is a pipe/tube between the waterpump and thermostate case. The Citroen part number for it is 1351VF.

My question is the bolts/clips/fittings of this pipe. There are three holes, but that pipe was not fit with anything (someone must have removed it earlier).
Does anyone know what kind of bolts etc are needed there? The space is extremely small, so I cannot look there to see what is needed.

Thank you!

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Can you post up your VIN so we can get the right specs., as there are 3 variations of the 1.2 VTi and none of them have that part number.....

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Re: DS3 waterpump tube fitting?

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Unfortunately I’m not near that car before friday, when I’m supposed to fix it.

I must have said it oddly, the car is not 1.2 liter, it is 1,6 liter VTi120 hp engine.

It is this pipe: (sorry for copying someone’s eBay auction!)
https://www.ebay.co.uk/p/Peugeot-CITROE ... 1416312318

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Ok, we got there in the end!

The clips are 13 & 14 in the diagram and the pipe is part 3.
DS3 1351VF.PNG

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Thanks Marc, yes, the part is number 3 in that pic, but in this photo 13 is a clip and 14 is an O-ring. I am not looking for them.
If you look the eBay photo, you see that there are three holes in that pipe. I’m looking for what goes into those holes.

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I think you'll find that this part is used on about 30 vehicles at least, within the PSA range and are attached differently - so I wouldn't worry about it. If there was a fixing point it would show it.

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I would not be surprised if the holes are not used. This random picture of a THP engine indicates that the holes are floating in free space:

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The pip is in no danger of escaping, as it is firmly wedged between the pump and the thermostat housing.

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Yes, that's what I think too Mike - I did find an example of the same part on one diagram showing a clip being used - but not on a DS3.

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Here is another picture from the net, showing the thermostat housing and the clip:
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Oh, great! Thank you guys, now I don’t need to worry about those holes since they are not in use 👍