2009 citroen c5 estate roof rails

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Steveo
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2009 citroen c5 estate roof rails

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Hi all
Does anyone know how the roof rails are secured to the C5 x7 estate?.
I notice that some are fitted with the silver aluminium version and some have a black version.
I prefer the silver version although mine are black if they are fastened above the roof lining they will be staying there but if they are fastened from above I may change mine to silver.
I can't see how the end caps come off so I was assuming they are fasted from inside the car
Thanks
Regards
Steve

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Re: 2009 citroen c5 estate roof rails

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Hi Steve

If you look at the parts diagram,you will see that there are bolts (6) to hold these on, but the nuts (70) are not shown here - so I can't tell if these just screw into the supporting structure underneath or whether there are nuts on the inside. I've put up the roof bar removal guide - and again, this makes no mention of nuts anywhere, so maybe the bolts screw directly into the underlying support....
Roof C.PNG
Roof A.PNG
Roof B.PNG
Unclip: The roof bar trims (1), (2) ( as "a") using trim removal tools.
Remove: The roof bar trims (1), (2).
Remove:
The bolts (3)
The roof bar (4) (Left hand )
Refitting

Refit:
  • The roof bar (4) (Left hand )
  • Tighten to 0.8 ± 0.3 daN.m
  • The roof bar trims (1), (2)
  • Clip: The roof bar trims (1), (2) ( as "a").

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Re: 2009 citroen c5 estate roof rails

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Hi Marc
Thank you
Much appreciated
I will try to get the trim clips off without breaking them
Regards.
Steve

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Re: 2009 citroen c5 estate roof rails

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Good morning everyone
Just thought I would give an update on the silver roof rails.
The plastic caps at either end just prise off using a trim tool, revealing some 6 mm bolts holding the rails to the roof after removing the bolts the rails can then be removed from the car
No work is required inside the car.
Regards
Steve