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    Thread: Newbie in France
Post: RE: Newbie in France

Hello and welcome, sounds like you have a good basis for a few ( many ) years of driving.
geoff Introductions 4 578 27-03-2021, 11:47 PM
    Thread: Knocking and popping when turning
Post: RE: Knocking and popping when turning

(25-03-2021, 06:27 PM)LukeClark Wrote:  First thoughts? First thoughts are of course when is your MOT due ??? If soon then let the garage do the diagnostics for you as a part of the MOT, if it ...
geoff M59 Berlingo 15 1,518 27-03-2021, 11:20 PM
    Thread: Berlingo 1.9 Struggling to start
Post: RE: Berlingo 1.9 Struggling to start

I'd physically check the connections on the starter motor are clean and tight first of all as the motor and connections are very very easy to get to. If you are able to / know how to use a meter to c...
geoff M59 Berlingo 7 391 27-03-2021, 10:03 PM
    Thread: Anyone remember Time Team?
Post: RE: Anyone remember Time Team?

(26-03-2021, 08:00 PM)Gadgetman Wrote:  They're putting The Band back together...  Nightmare !!!!!!!!! Should put them in a ( 100 year ) time capsule .
geoff Drivers Café 4 445 26-03-2021, 08:48 PM
    Thread: M59 Rear Brakes Hellish Design
Post: RE: M59 Rear Brakes Hellish Design

It'll be easier the next time around ....................
geoff M59 Berlingo 4 635 17-03-2021, 08:02 AM
    Thread: Running at low mileage - anything to watch?
Post: RE: Running at low mileage - anything to watch?

Door seals - lightly wipe some silicone grease over contact surfaces and tell your wife to save her clothes ! Tyres - general advice here, run them two or three psi over door pillar pressure and they...
geoff General Chat 12 1,460 17-03-2021, 08:00 AM
    Thread: Running at low mileage - anything to watch?
Post: RE: Running at low mileage - anything to watch?

Is it a " keeper " ?  If so I'd get the timing belt, pump and alternator belt renewed, this way you'll have peace of mind all the way through the rest of your ownership and get the pleasure of the new...
geoff General Chat 12 1,460 15-03-2021, 08:43 AM
    Thread: Timer Belt
Post: RE: Timer Belt

Do it now
geoff B9 Second Generation 9 920 13-03-2021, 12:53 PM
    Thread: Steering groaning at low speed
Post: RE: Steering groaning at low speed

How are the dampers ?? It may be worth considering fitting new ones while you have the suspension fully stripped down, there will only be parts costs involved and no extra labour.
geoff B9 Second Generation 15 1,251 13-03-2021, 12:46 PM
    Thread: Heater matrix
Post: RE: Heater matrix

Start cheap and simple just buy a radiator from ebay and fit it yourself. Move on to other stuff later if needed or not possibly
geoff M49 Berlingo 19 2,224 08-03-2021, 09:45 PM
    Thread: Alright how’s it going
Post: RE: Alright how’s it going

Hello ....... there should be no " delights " as you say them days are gone.
geoff Introductions 5 641 08-03-2021, 09:30 PM
    Thread: Aldi battery charger
Post: RE: Aldi battery charger

If anything like the Lidl versions it will be one of your better buys.
geoff Drivers Café 19 2,404 08-03-2021, 09:03 AM
    Thread: Insurance
Post: RE: Insurance

Might be a crock but classic insurance is blooming cheap I have a Series One Land Rover and classic policy - Comp insurance myself and wife driving, no mileage limit, 3mths euro travel covered, inclu...
geoff General Chat 10 1,633 06-03-2021, 09:11 AM
    Thread: Insurance
Post: RE: Insurance

Try contacting the insurer to see if they would provide you with a letter ( email maybe ) detailing your insurance history with them as " claim free years " I did this quite some years ago with a resu...
geoff General Chat 10 1,633 06-03-2021, 08:26 AM
    Thread: New to Citroen
Post: RE: New to Citroen

Hello
geoff Introductions 2 221 04-03-2021, 07:00 PM
    Thread: 1st Citroën, 1st Van
Post: RE: 1st Citroën, 1st Van

Sounds like Citroen market research being done under cover ... Lol only joking .............. welcome
geoff Introductions 6 871 03-03-2021, 09:48 PM
    Thread: Valve seals
Post: RE: Valve seals

No probe needed just a finger feel for the pressure of air escaping as you rotate and when it stops it is at TDC
geoff M49 Berlingo 12 1,396 03-03-2021, 08:27 PM
    Thread: Valve seals
Post: RE: Valve seals

How much oil does it use ? Personally I'd leave well alone until you have urgent work to do on the engine.
geoff M49 Berlingo 12 1,396 02-03-2021, 11:53 AM
    Thread: {SAGA} Timing snapped
Post: RE: Timing snapped

All this reminds me of a near neighbour who drained all of the oil from his wifes lovers 40 ton truck Back axle blew hauling a full gravel load on the motorway
geoff B9 Second Generation 98 13,515 02-03-2021, 08:57 AM
    Thread: {SAGA} Timing snapped
Post: RE: Timing snapped

I'd get a refund !!
geoff B9 Second Generation 98 13,515 25-02-2021, 07:58 PM