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#776510 - 13th Mar 2013 7:11pm X-Reg Citroen Saxo - engine problem!!
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Registered: 19th Dec 2011
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Very recently bought & ran the car, then it froze up in latest cold snap - I didn't realise there was no anti-freeze, duh, my stupid fault!

Anyway, timing belt has jumped, so think valves/pistons have met - local garage reckon not economic to fix, hence recommend scrapping - anyone out there with ideas, please?

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#776512 - 13th Mar 2013 7:16pm Re: X-Reg Citroen Saxo - engine problem!! [Re: RamblingJack]
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Get a second hand engine from the scrap yard. Prob loads cheaper than the alternative.

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#776677 - 14th Mar 2013 9:58am Re: X-Reg Citroen Saxo - engine problem!! [Re: sam15]
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Fair idea - can anyone suggest scrappies that are likely to have a Citroen engine available?

(I don't really know the area very well - live in Chester but guess anywhere fairly local would be ok)

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#776678 - 14th Mar 2013 10:40am Re: X-Reg Citroen Saxo - engine problem!! [Re: RamblingJack]
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Its a pretty common car - grab the local rag and give a few a ring for prices / milages etc - some may even change the engine over for you quite reasonably.
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#776932 - 14th Mar 2013 8:41pm Re: X-Reg Citroen Saxo - engine problem!! [Re: RamblingJack]
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Jacksons on Ewloe Hill quite often have Saxos in, what model/engine is it??

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#780241 - 25th Mar 2013 4:51pm Re: X-Reg Citroen Saxo - engine problem!! [Re: sam_w]
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Sorry for delayed response but have now decided to scrap the car, but thanks anyway!

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