C3 Picasso advice?

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C3 Picasso advice?

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Hello guys.
I am considering buying a 2009 C3 picasso 1.6 hdi. It has done 105k miles. I just wondered if anyone has any experience of these; is that mileage high for that engine? Etc. Tanks in advance for any advice.
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What's the MOT history like?

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Hi. The most recent had just one advisory, slightly corroded exhaust bracket, but on two previous ones, the emissions have been excessive.

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Personally I would pass unless there is a good explanation and evidence of a repair/replacement that cleared emissions

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I wonder if the emissions tests had been done with a cold engine? That does affect the test. In the past, when I have taken a car in to be MoTed I have always taken the car for an 'Italian Test' first, to get her warmed up and blow the cobwebs out.

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Thanks guys. I think I'm going to pass on this one. The advice has helped. Cheers all.