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ADVICE WANTED on2014 xtr 1.6 air dream 6speed auto
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Hi guys, I'm in the process of buying a 2014 xtr 1.6 airdream 6speed auto with 35000 miles on clock
Any advice or pointers on what to look for would be a great help.
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Remember it's got a dry clutch so if your sitting in traffic don't keep it in gear has it will be an early end to your clutch or thrust bearing .
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Clutch is quite expensive, I am fitting one on a taxi next week, it has managed about 100k from memory, so quite impressive really.
Berlingo's generally good, just check for rattles when driving, as the repairs can rack up on the front suspension.
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(18-03-2017, 07:11 AM)Lighty Wrote:  Clutch is quite expensive, I am fitting one on a taxi next week, it has managed about 100k from memory, so quite impressive really.
Berlingo's generally good, just check for rattles when driving, as the repairs can rack up on the front suspension.

When you say  quite expensive what price are we talking about?
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(18-03-2017, 10:53 AM)iscom Wrote:  
(18-03-2017, 07:11 AM)Lighty Wrote:  Clutch is quite expensive, I am fitting one on a taxi next week, it has managed about 100k from memory, so quite impressive really.
Berlingo's generally good, just check for rattles when driving, as the repairs can rack up on the front suspension.

When you say  quite expensive what price are we talking about?

The clutch is accompanyed by a dual mass flywheel, so when you change one, you change the other...
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Not 100% on the price yet, but I guess @£8/900 , will let you know when I work it out .
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#7
You must work for Citroen
2012 XTR Berlingo 1.6 hdi e semi auto wicked red
2016 Nissan Qashqai 1.5 Tekna manual Ink Blue 
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#8
Just found out car is a write off (best £20 I have spent) good old HPI worth every penny.
Everytime I buy a car private I always get a car HPI checked to make sure I don't buy a duff one or it's still on tick as once you paid for the vehicle the problems are now yours
Ian
2012 XTR Berlingo 1.6 hdi e semi auto wicked red
2016 Nissan Qashqai 1.5 Tekna manual Ink Blue 
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(19-03-2017, 09:52 AM)Iank Wrote:  You must work for Citroen

Have you ever done one ?
8 hrs labour approx at forum members rate of £40 per hour , normally I charge £50 ph.
I guess a quality clutch & flywheel + electronic thrust bearing will be @£350, couple of litres of gear oil, etc etc brings the cost to about £700 and then vat.
So explain how this can be done for significantly less please ?
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(19-03-2017, 06:11 PM)Lighty Wrote:  
(19-03-2017, 09:52 AM)Iank Wrote:  You must work for Citroen

Have you ever done one ?
8 hrs labour approx at forum members rate of £40 per hour , normally I charge £50 ph.
I guess a quality clutch & flywheel + electronic thrust bearing will be @£350, couple of litres of gear oil, etc etc brings the cost to about £700 and then vat.
So explain how this can be done for significantly less please ?

Usual thing Lighty people want everything done for nothing when they have no idea how much graft is involved!
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