Water Leak 2006 HDI

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Gerry Laing
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Water Leak 2006 HDI

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Hi
New to the forum hoping to find help on fixing a water leak

I have a Xsara Picasso 1.6 Hdi and its developed water Leak from the right hand side of engine and runs down onto the gear box, it appears to come from under what I think is the fuel filter area any help would be appreciated.

Gerry

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Re: Water Leak 2006 HDI

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As you can appreciate, that will be hard to diagnose on a forum. You'll need to trace the leak back to the source.

Taking some photos may help, which you can upload to the Forum.

There are too many possibilities without further info, such as the water pump, any one of a number of water hoses, a leak in the radiator which is running back onto another area, etc....

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Re: Water Leak 2006 HDI

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Hi Mark
Had a quick look last knight and appears to be coming from what I believe is the thermostat and only starts to leak when the engine is warm and the thermostat opens.
Gerry

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Pop your VIN up and I’ll look at the parts.

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Yes, the stat is in a plastic housing bolted on the end of the engine under the fuel filter on this engine. It's only available as a complete plastic unit including the stat - no doubt Citroen want £££, but it's widely available as an aftermarket spare. I was going to change the one on my 307 as it was running cool, but it rusted away instead!!

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Re: Water Leak 2006 HDI

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Hi Guys,
Thanks for the replies got one today on Ebay hoping its not to difficult to change as I have only limited use of my left hand and cannot afford to damage it as going for further surgery soon,

Regards


Gerry,

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Over £100 from Citroen...!

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£22.45 on line including postage 😁

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Re: Water Leak 2006 HDI

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Hi
Fitted the new thermostat today with the help from a friend due to only having one good hand, bit of a bugger to be honest and loads of cuts and blood lose but all appears to be OK now
Gerry