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Boot Locked Shut

The central locking system fails to open the boot, thus pressing the button to open the boot has no effect. There is no...

2000 Citroen Xantia Forte HDI
Posted: Oct 15, 2017
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No brakes and no power steering

Bought it with these problems. The brakes does not work at all. Not even the parking brake. Same thing with the power s...

1995 Citroen Xantia 1.8
Posted: Jul 21, 2017
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No brakes and no power steering

Bought it with these problems. The brakes does not work at all. Not even the parking brake. Same thing with the power s...

1995 Citroen Xantia 1.8
Posted: Jul 21, 2017
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Engine Cuts Out

The engine runs beautifully. However--it cuts-out. I can normally re-start it after a couple of turns on the key. Then...

2001 Citroen Xantia
Posted: Jun 20, 2017
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Bouncing

My car is bouncing too much as I drive it. Can anyone tell me what the problem is. Thank you

1999 Citroen Xantia 2.00i petrol
Posted: Feb 10, 2017
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Intermittent starting

I'm still trying to fix a very intermittent no start fault. 1) On attempting to start no volts appear across the pump...

2000 Citroen Xantia 2.0 Hdi
Posted: Aug 20, 2015
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Intermittent starting

under fault condition there is no 12 volts across in tank fuel pump. Relay is ok, inertia switch is ok Engine will cr...

2000 Citroen Xantia 2.0 Hdi
Posted: Aug 7, 2015
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Monotone whine from engine..intermitant

now and then there is a low whine from the engine as i am driving.. is this a danger sign?

1998 Citroen Xantia 1.8 se auto
Posted: Sep 9, 2014
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Interior electrical faults

when I bought the car the engine imobiliser buzzer sounded continuously for about 20 secs each time I started the car an...

2001 Citroen Xantia HDi
Posted: Aug 15, 2013
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Car wont start in the cold

HI there, can anybody help me with my problem, i have brought this car and it will not start in the cold, i have changed...

1998 Citroen Xantia 2.0 diesel turbo estate
Posted: Jan 20, 2013
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Wont rev above 2000 , eml not on t hough

My dads Citreon xantia cut out and when he started it back up it will rev high if you try first time but then wont go ab...

1997 Citroen Xantia 1.8 petrol
Posted: Dec 26, 2012
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A number of electrical problems

1. with lights on, the engine continued to run after the ignition key was turned off. turning the lights off as well the...

2000 Citroen Xantia 2.0 hdi
Posted: Nov 15, 2012
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CANT GET BONNET OPEN. CABLE NOT WORKING

bonnet release catch not working. ive pulled it with pliers but no joy. front grill off. just cant see how you get it op...

1995 Citroen Xantia 2.0 HDI
Posted: Apr 17, 2012
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Intermittent starting

ok heres apuzzler car starts and drives fine but occasionally fails to start[lights on no starter action ]just as if inh...

1996 Citroen Xantia 1.8i sx auto
Posted: Mar 6, 2012
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Interior lights not working

Non of the interior lights come on when any of the doors are opened. Two come on when manually switched on.

1998 Citroen Xantia 3 litre exclusive auto
Posted: Jan 26, 2012
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Car wont start

Ive never had this problem before. I ook the car out and it started as always first time. I switched of the engine while...

1995 Citroen Xantia 1.9td
Posted: Jan 21, 2012
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Hard ride due to ecu error

spheres and lhm oil renewed but the ride is still firm. It has been to the main dealer and put on there computer to find...

2000 Citroen Xantia SX 1.8i 16valve
Posted: Dec 9, 2011
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Engine Whining

The engine has a whining noise coming from cambelt side of engine, I think it is coming from the auxillary belt drive an...

2000 Citroen Xantia Diesel Estate Exclusive
Posted: Dec 2, 2011
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Fuel gauge intermitently faulty

fuel gauge working fine , when i next switch ignition on gauge reads empty with fuel warning light on. i have fitted a n...

2000 Citroen Xantia hdi estate
Posted: Nov 16, 2011
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Preheater relay does not switch off

Preheater relay does not switch off. Computer Error - short circuit to positive. Measured with multimeter - 9.3V pre-sta...

2001 Citroen Xantia Xantia 2000 HDI
Posted: Oct 3, 2011
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