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General Repair Costs Guide
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Chinese 'Clone' Lexia Doesnt Work for You - an Alternative
  Posted over at C6owners, but related to the C4 range.gmerry wrote ...Hi all, for some Lexia is a poo[more ...] By Dave_Retired.  On Thu Dec 04 2014, 07:21am
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Citroën Fixed Price Repair Offers (Revised)
  We are all aware of the fixed price offer on Brake pads and discs, timing belts etc. but there is a [more ...] By Dave_Retired.  On Thu Mar 08 2012, 08:49am
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DPF Removal and EGR Valve Blanking
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Tyre Size - the differences they make
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Citroen Peugeot recommend oils and the alternatives
  Whilst PSA recommend Total Oil, there are others available from, Shell, BP Castrol, Esso, Mobil, Yac[more ...] By Dave_Retired.  On Wed Mar 26 2014, 02:32pm
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Customer Recall Website
  Citroën are pleased to announce the launch of a brand new and free service for customers, which[more ...] By Phil  On Thu May 10 2012, 04:31am
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Oil advice and recommendations from oilman
  C4owners has invited us to start an "oil recommendations" thread here... so if you would like any oi[more ...] By oilman  On Wed May 12 2010, 09:26am
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DPF (EOLYS) Fluid Pouch Replacement
  Been advised by my on board dash .....Fluid level critical.Out of curiosity I had a look it's a pouc[more ...] By Crouchy  On Fri Mar 14 2014, 03:42pm
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C4GP DPF System Failure - Solved.
  I own a 07 plate C4GP with around 120,000 miles on it, and apart from an airbag failure around a yea[more ...] By apollojones  On Sun Aug 02 2015, 04:09am
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Tutorial: 1.6HDi - How to remove and replace auxiliary drivebelt Peugeot Citroen
  Hello!I am glad to present you another tutorial: How to remove and replace auxiliary drivebelt Peuge[more ...] By adioperator  On Wed Oct 22 2014, 05:33am
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The old - my passenger side electric window won't move problem - a fix!
  I have a C4 2007 5 door hatch 1.6hdi SX EGS. Recently the passenger window would only wind down from[more ...] By DeuxChevaux  On Wed Mar 05 2014, 09:55am
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Find the correct oil for your Citroën
  This website will tell you the correct oil for your car's engine. - Click Here - Enter either your[more ...] By BigJohnD  On Wed Sep 25 2013, 06:46am
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C4 with EGS - Fixed the juddering when taking off
  This weekend was spent calibrating the EGS gearbox. I recently talked to the garage about the judder[more ...] By Lars of Sweden  On Mon Jul 19 2010, 04:10am
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How to prevent injector seal failure and turbo failure on 1.6HDi engines.
  I have been researching this as it seemed to be a common issue and injector seals are not a part tha[more ...] By JohnC4GP  On Wed Feb 05 2014, 07:50am
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How To start your Car using a booster battery from another car
  Hello,Here we are with another video tutorial: Jump Strarting a car using a booster battery from ano[more ...] By adioperator  On Mon Jan 19 2015, 09:44am
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How To Clean / Maintain Battery, terminals and connector clamps
  Hello,Here we present a totorial about "How To Clean / Maintain Battery, terminals and connector cla[more ...] By adioperator  On Mon Jan 19 2015, 03:46am
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Weekly checks on a Citroen C4
  Hello Citroen C4 Owners,Here I present a project about weekly checks on a car. There are some very s[more ...] By adioperator  On Mon Jan 19 2015, 03:34am
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A new glove box repair procedure.
  Good day FolksI have recently just broken my glove box latch for the second time. This can get expen[more ...] By Zedd  On Wed Aug 07 2013, 05:58am
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The Reason Why CV Boot Clamp Failure is Common
  I own a 1.6 HDi Loeb but this information will apply to all models sharing the same driveshafts and [more ...] By thetwistedsock  On Thu May 15 2014, 03:58pm
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Turbo Replacement - parts used
  Well just had my 1.6hdi returned today after having new turbo installed at a cost of €1630. List of [more ...] By Philm9394  On Thu Feb 27 2014, 01:10pm
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How to remove and install a clutch
  Right i assume you have the drive shafts out and oil drained1. Take all the bell housing bolts of f[more ...] By C4paulC4  On Sun Dec 08 2013, 06:06am
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Radio, sat nav, speedo, parking sensor repairs
  I recently had all these faults on my C4 Grand Picasso, Citroen quoted £2000 for the repair, so I ca[more ...] By akascotty  On Fri Mar 01 2013, 01:05pm
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Solid flywheel conversion kits
  hi could anyone point me in the right direction as to where i cant buy a solid flywheel conversion k[more ...] By jonny1979  On Thu Feb 28 2013, 04:55am
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Looking for a 'Sensor' of any kind for your Citroen?
  For a full range of replacement senors from ABS, Air Con Blower through to Lambada Temperature or Th[more ...] By Dave_Retired.  On Fri Feb 01 2013, 09:49am
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Tailgate Wiring Loom Repair Teardown, Repair and Rebuild
  I've just put together some notes that may be helpful for anyone with the dreaded tailgate cable fat[more ...] By dilbert  On Fri Jan 11 2013, 04:55am
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C4 HDi's and Dual Mass Flywheels - when should you replace one?
  OK if you read the FAQ: HERE it explains how the DMF works.Please Note: Petrol C4's of all variants[more ...] By Dave_Retired.  On Thu Jan 24 2013, 11:24am
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Plastic Trim Clips and where to buy them?
  We often get asked 'where can I get **** trim clip' and the answer is usually 'a dealer'However ther[more ...] By Dave_Retired.  On Wed May 16 2012, 02:01am
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Repair plastic 100% success
  Hello my friends I have just come across a product that's amazing when it comes to repairing broken [more ...] By niks  On Tue Mar 13 2012, 02:52am
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Faulty Engine ECU - Repair Options
  Hi all. ECU Doctor - Click Here - may be worth considering for repair rather than replacement of[more ...] By gmerry  On Wed Jan 25 2012, 04:24am
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Servicing and Overhaul Parts for Garrett Turbocharger - 1.6HDi
  Hi this might help somebody.The Garrett GT1544V Turbocharger is fitted to the 1.6HDi engines used in[more ...] By gmerry  On Tue Nov 15 2011, 07:05am
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Parts Diagram showing wheel arch and underbody covers
  Is there a parts list available which shows the inner wheel arch covers and protection covers undern[more ...] By AndyL  On Tue Nov 08 2011, 02:57pm
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Electrical parts for C4
  I was looking for some C-Crosser information and found this, which might be of interest to some memb[more ...] By PentlandC4  On Mon Aug 22 2011, 02:53pm
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Dash Light and Cent auto Locking Ad blue?  As I start my C4 Diesel 2014 Picasso for the first time each day I notice the drivers airbag light [more ...] By paul_skinbach  On Sun Aug 11 2019, 04:41am
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How to access the electric hand brake lever  Hi,The electric hand brake lever simply broke off during use on my automatic 2012 C4 hatch the other[more ...] By gw4efa  On Tue Jul 09 2019, 03:56pm
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Cam Belt Replacement.  Our C3 (110bhp HDi) is due a cambelt change. So I went to the local agent for a price and was quoted[more ...] By routemaster1  On Mon Jul 08 2019, 07:34am
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EM Light  I have a C4 Grand Picasso Semi Auto, sometimes when I use the kickdown, as the car eccelerates the E[more ...] By Davwilesa  On Wed Jun 19 2019, 05:53am
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Grand C4 Picasso Exclusive battery replacement.  Got the tyre pressure monitoring fault message plus outside temp reading going haywire. Tried going [more ...] By althesandie  On Tue May 14 2019, 08:53am
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Source of Citroen parts  Not sure if this is the right place. From another forum I have found this source of Citroen parts. I[more ...] By routemaster1  On Fri Apr 19 2019, 03:09am
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Citroen C4 1.6 HDI - firmware upgrade  Hello guys,I own Citroen C4 1.6 HDI. Date of his birth is 2005 So I wanted to upgrade firmware in c[more ...] By mitrandeer  On Sat Apr 13 2019, 05:55pm
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C4 1.6 HDi Clutch  Hi everyone.Looking for advice on the repair of my wife's C4 Hatchback. The clutch is starting to s[more ...] By COLVERT  On Sat Mar 06 2010, 12:31pm
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CITROEN C4 CACTUS  Hi EveryoneI have a Citroen C4 Cactus and like most others absolutely love the car. I have hand con[more ...] By TILSIT999  On Mon Mar 25 2019, 04:04am
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Mysterious leak - 2005 C4 1.6 HDI  Hi Guys, I attempted to change injector seal on number 2 injector, I couldn’t get it out so I gave [more ...] By Nathd91  On Tue Feb 26 2019, 01:52pm
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Electronic Handbrake emergency release  Looking for some help please. I had to release the electronic hand brake on my 2007 1.6 HDI C4 Grand[more ...] By peter5395  On Sat Sep 29 2018, 02:11pm
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