Mikes V6 ES9 Manual Exclusive

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Re: Mikes V6 ES9 Manual Exclusive

Post by MTXM » Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:01 pm

I bet you are enjoying yourself Mike and how nice to be touring Italy! That was also interesting you received an offer to buy the car and shows appreciation for the model. With regards, Matthew T.
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Re: Mikes V6 ES9 Manual Exclusive

Post by xantia_v6 » Wed Oct 17, 2018 11:20 am

Another summer is officially over, both the Xantia and XM have been put away for the winter.

Tally of work required on the XM this year...
  • One set of front brake pads (the disks will need replacing next time)
  • One engine oil change
The car has just reached a mileage of 105,000 km, so that is 35,000 km in my 5 years of ownership.

The Xantia did hardly any miles this year, but next year it might get a trip back to the UK.
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Re: Mikes V6 ES9 Manual Exclusive

Post by White Exec » Wed Oct 17, 2018 11:38 am

Now, now, you know these hydropneumatic buses thrive on a bit of regular use! ;)
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Re: Mikes V6 ES9 Manual Exclusive

Post by xantia_v6 » Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:49 pm

We have been back in France for a month, but there is not much to report on either car. They just work.

Yesterday I was following an XM for a while, and when it slowed down for a roundabout I noticed that there was a nasty kink in the bodywok above a rear wheel, and corresponding signs of trauma to the rear bumper. A shame because it looked like a cared-for car. Later I realised that it was an ES9 V6 because it had the twin tailpipes. It turned off my route a few km from home.
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Re: Mikes V6 ES9 Manual Exclusive

Post by xantia_v6 » Tue Jun 07, 2022 5:38 pm

It has been 3 years since my previous update of this topic... But for 30 months of that I have been on the other side of the planet.

We arrived back in France yesterday and I had pre booked controle technique for today. On opening the garage, the car looked like a barn find.
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We had planned to be away for only 4 months, so the only storage preparation done was to remove the battery and put jack's under the front subframe to take the weight off the tyres.

The battery was left connected to a solar trickle charger, but that seems to have blown off the roof in a storm. I charged the battery over night and the engine sprang iilice after about 4 seconds cranking. It was only running on 5 cylinders for a minute or so, I think one of the hydraulic tappets had drained down.

A quick jet wash, a bit more air in the tyres and run around the block then off to the CT test. It passed of course, with only a few minor advisories, most of which have been there as long as I have owned it.
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1999 XM Exclusive V6 24V ES9 Manual (LHD) 105,000 km
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Re: Mikes V6 ES9 Manual Exclusive

Post by Dieselman » Thu Jun 09, 2022 6:57 am

I would think the misfire was either a dirty plug, or sticking injector.
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