Robert's Turbo SD

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Re: Robert's Turbo SD

Post by Vince » Wed Jun 04, 2014 11:19 pm

Looks great Kieran ; )

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Re: Robert's Turbo SD

Post by captainhaddock » Thu Jun 05, 2014 8:34 am

kieran.l wrote:
Captainhaddok, I wonder how many roadworthy ones are knocking around this country?! ;)
I don't know. I've got 2 on the road, and only saw one Irish Estate once in 3,5 years. Not too many, that is for sure :lol:

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Re: Robert's Turbo SD

Post by kieran.l » Sat Sep 13, 2014 7:38 pm

Haven't been on here in a while, but I have a quick question...
I think I read on here that the battery shouldn't be disconnected straight away after parking the car. Something about relieving pressure I think...
Well when I was putting the car into hibernation I waited to hear the click/buzz before disconnecting...hope I did it right!?
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Re: Robert's Turbo SD

Post by White Exec » Sat Sep 13, 2014 8:02 pm

You were right. Actually, it should have gone buzzz.....click! Then it can fall asleep.
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Re: Robert's Turbo SD

Post by kieran.l » Sat Sep 13, 2014 9:09 pm

Phew! Thanks!

Out of interest what would happen if the battery was disconnected before this though?
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Re: Robert's Turbo SD

Post by kieran.l » Sat Feb 14, 2015 9:21 pm

Hello all, not been on here in a long time. Brought the XM out of hibernation today to give it a little run to keep everything free :)
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Notice anything in the pic? Yes, near the near-side wheel - quite of bit of Citroen blood :(

Didn't notice it at the time, only discovered the puddle hours later by Dad and after putting the car back in the garage for another few months. Will check it out when I bring it out again.

Just wondering if anyone could make any educated guesses what may be wrong and point me in a probably direction when I do get to check it out?

It pissed this amount out in about 10 mins. The only thing I noticed at the time was a hydraulic level warning afterward when driving up a steep hill.

Can't understand why I didn't notice it.

Thanks all

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2006 C4 coupé 1.6 HDi
(and solver of problems relating to my uncles 1995 Xantia 1.9TD)

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Re: Robert's Turbo SD

Post by mds141 » Sat Feb 14, 2015 9:28 pm

I'd hazard a guess at either a strut return pipe or the actual brake pipe that feeds the caliper.
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Re: Robert's Turbo SD

Post by xantia_v6 » Sat Feb 14, 2015 9:32 pm

Strut return hose. They go brittle after about 15 years and crack. Readily available from GSF on eBay.
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Re: Robert's Turbo SD

Post by kieran.l » Sat Feb 14, 2015 10:31 pm

Thanks guys :) As long as its not high pressure...

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Re: Robert's Turbo SD

Post by White Exec » Sat Feb 14, 2015 10:43 pm

Brilliant waterside photo!
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