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Copper injector seat washers
#1
Hi, I decided to refurb the fuel injectors in my 1999 berlingo 1.9 diesel van, all was going well until I tried to renew the seat washers to reinstall the injectors. Citroen can't help ( discontinued) , most of the diesel specialist I have tried can't supply either , the washers are a critical part and need to be right  in order to complete my task , as anyone any thoughts.
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#2
Are these any good?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/PEUGEOT-306-H...:rk:4:pf:0

Or Maybe these:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/4-x-Diesel-In...rk:19:pf:0

Sorry, don't have a 1.9 myself just saw these on ebay
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#3
Thanks cancunia for replying , I managed to source the much needed washers from a specialist diesel injector company. These injectors on my van are of the "old type" and nobody carries spares because of its age, and why would they ? . Diesel engines in the Berlingo are much more sophisticated, will put all back together at the w/end. A Citroen dealer i contacted previously put me onto the specialist which I thought was good of them, it sounds cheesy but I like the van it starts and goes no problem and although it's slow it's reliable. Thanks again for getting back to me
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#4
You're welcome. Were your washers solid copper, or the crush variety?
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#5
You will need both types od washers cancunia posted links to the steel ones fit inside the copper ones and are called heat seal.
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#6
(01-11-2018, 07:53 PM)polar Wrote:  You will need both types od washers cancunia posted links to the steel ones fit inside the copper ones and are called heat seal.

Thanks.
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#7
The washers i removed were copper but no heat shield washers were present, I wasn't advised at the diesel specialist that it should have them ?, looking at my fitment I can't see how you could fit the steel type .
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#8
Looks like 2 from the link below (items 2&4) but I may have the wrong engine.

https://www.catcar.info/citroen/?lang=en...I9PQ%3D%3D
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#9
Actually cancunia it looks like your right, the steel washers are not loose enough to come out and looked like part of the recess where the injector fits. I think it's time for an eye test
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(02-11-2018, 07:40 PM)1961ed1961 Wrote:  Actually cancunia it looks like your right, the steel washers are not loose enough to come out and looked like part of the recess where the injector fits. I think it's time for an eye test

I have replaced both sets of washers refitted the injectors replaced the leak off pipes and replaced the heater plugs , it as made a big difference no smoke whatsoever ,quieter and smoother running, I should have done it sooner
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