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    15th May 2019, 08:42 PM
    Hi Beano :) Look at this ! http://www.acl.com.au/web/acl00056.nsf/0/359683e8a538a3e64a2566c0007bb33e?OpenDocument...
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    14th May 2019, 09:27 AM
    Hi :) Just a suggestion to look into. Perhaps the timing has been 'played with' and advanced to run normally on LPG, as that is often done. Not sure...
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    14th May 2019, 09:17 AM
    Hmmm I am not sure I would say that is beautiful. :( But functional yes and plenty long enough to crash out in the back after a heavy night B&S'ing...
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    13th May 2019, 08:45 AM
    Hi :) Years ago I asked the question about the different versions of boxes listed. I was told that Renault had different factories producing cars...
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    12th May 2019, 09:57 AM
    Hi :) A gear no matter how it is cut is bi-directional. There is no technical difference to the sides of the teeth normally. The shape being...
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    7th May 2019, 12:46 PM
    Hi eddie:) Well you could be right and new plugs are probably a good thing anyway. :) I do not think it is a likely answer but who knows from my...
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    7th May 2019, 12:32 PM
    jaahn replied to a thread Noid light ? in Technical & Performance
    Yea and I am getting noid rage ? :) So just a bit of language laziness. :( Cheers Jaahn
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    6th May 2019, 10:42 PM
    Hi :) In time past I had a DIY LED-light tester to check for electric driver pulses for injectors or coils. While searching for some information on...
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    6th May 2019, 08:53 PM
    Hi Moe :) I do not think you have proved the coils are working yet. The resistance readings only prove there is a connection through each winding....
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    6th May 2019, 09:32 AM
    Hi JoshyJ:) Sorry about your dealer problems. I just do not go there!I will probably get a final service before the warranty finishes. As far as...
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    5th May 2019, 10:24 AM
    jaahn replied to a thread Screwdrivers in Technical & Performance
    Hi :) Is it just my twisted mind but when I read this type of pigin english for a description of a tool I run a mile !!! :( "1.Features: 3mm, 4mm,...
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    2nd May 2019, 05:29 AM
    hi Moe :) I have a workshop manual for a CX, all models 1975-1988 Haynes. If interested send me a PM. Postage cost. It says the fuel system is a...
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    1st May 2019, 10:45 PM
    Hi Marion :) You have been lucky buying that car for a bargain price. Doubly lucky to get a good learning experience :) You know once you try the...
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    1st May 2019, 10:19 PM
    jaahn replied to a thread 3 speed gears ! in Froggy Chat!
    Hi :) I do not think it is an even comparison to compare a torque converter auto to a manual. The torque converter works in two ways, first it gives...
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    1st May 2019, 12:28 PM
    jaahn replied to a thread dyane wiper motor fun in CitroŽn Forum
    Hi Andrew :) I have never seen a DC motor with capacitors to prevent arcing. Large or small. Arcing is usually caused by poor alignment, or jumping...
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    1st May 2019, 12:13 PM
    Hi Gerry, yes the door hinge screws. Not easily found as you know. Laurie had the screws put away carefuly but he has shifted house and we know what...
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    30th April 2019, 09:24 PM
    Hi :) As promised Gerry sent the guides to Laurie pronto. He used one of them to replace the broken guide. It was finished in situ and was declared...
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    30th April 2019, 10:42 AM
    jaahn replied to a thread Scenic oil consumption in Renault Forum
    Hi Don :) At that milage it would be OK IMHO to step up a grade to a heavier oil if you want to slow down the oil use. Certainly I would not be...
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    29th April 2019, 05:41 AM
    Hi Citroenut :) There is another socket head type that is used sometime, it is a spline drive. Perhaps someone has put in one of them, i have found...
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    28th April 2019, 02:05 PM
    jaahn replied to a thread Xantia rescue in CitroŽn Forum
    Hi :) It is time to get serious now. Some basic checks. Take the valve cover off and see what is happening there. Are all the valves sitting where...
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    28th April 2019, 10:22 AM
    Hi JoshyJ :) Yes you should bring it up at the service. I have read that they can develop a leak at the timing cover. This is known and fixable as I...
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    27th April 2019, 12:09 PM
    Hi :) Just my two cents worth. I have put lots of pics on in times past, and have given instructions to do just that. Now I struggle to do it at all...
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    27th April 2019, 09:54 AM
    jaahn started a thread 3 speed gears ! in Froggy Chat!
    Hi :) While looking up some specs on a Hino 4CV from the 50s and later Contessa models based on Renault ideas, I was struck by the continued use of...
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    26th April 2019, 03:20 PM
    Hi Kim :) Yes I vaguely remember them ! And I remember the Renault connection I think ! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hino_Contessa Jaahn
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    26th April 2019, 12:31 PM
    Hi neutral revolt :) Well that's news to me. Thanks for the information and URL. It might also explain why the car has spider wheels for so late a...
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    hi Jaahn,

    could you please email me the process for the climate control mixer motor fix, that you mentioned in the thread a couple of days ago? my email is [email protected].

    thank you.
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retired technician
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C5, 2CV, Lt15, Winnebago, CL450, FT500
Car(s) Owned - Previous:
BX19GT, GS, ID, LT15, B15, R20TS, R12, R8G, R8, R4, 4CV, 404, 403, and some number of non French cars and vans !

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