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by meldrew
Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Air-Conditioning
Replies: 30
Views: 9097

Re: Air-Conditioning

My 1916 Cactus Flair was re gassed in April 2019, again in April 2020, and was found to have a porous HP pipe in August 2020. Cost so far £400 in re gassing, £210 for pipe, £70 labour. Total £680. My wifes Toyota is 12 years old, never been re gassed. Contacted two local Citroen main dealers, never ...
by meldrew
Wed Aug 12, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Main C4 Cactus chat
Topic: Buy a Toyota
Replies: 1
Views: 223

Buy a Toyota

My 2016 Cactus Flair 1.6d has so far had 4 new doors. a new computer unit £500, and 2 aircon re gassing, £400. It now has a air con leak on the high pressure pipe, quoted £ 240 for pipe, "£70. labour, £200 regas. total £510. overall cost to date £1410, car has done 40k. Cannot contact Customer Servi...
by meldrew
Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Main C4 Cactus chat
Topic: Headlamp Bulbs.
Replies: 2
Views: 1099

Headlamp Bulbs.

I have a 2016 Cactus and I am not pleased with the brightness of the headlamps, particularly on dipped beam, they seem very poor as opposed to many other modern cars. I am looking to uprate the bulbs, but thought I would enquire if anyone else has done this and if so what bulbs used and where from. ...
by meldrew
Sat Sep 14, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Main C4 Cactus chat
Topic: Remap / Tuning Chip
Replies: 0
Views: 1598

Remap / Tuning Chip

I want to increase the performance of my 2016 cactus blue flair 100 1.6 diesel, and as there are many remaps and tuning chips offered I wondered if anyone has fitted or has genuine knowledge of a particular brand or supplier that they can recommend? I had a remap on my Saab years ago which transform...
by meldrew
Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Interior and Exterior Cosmetics
Topic: door rust problem on innner lower edge
Replies: 3
Views: 4542

Re: door rust problem on innner lower edge

Both nearside doors on my 2016 model have paint flaking on bottom edge inside and blistering.
Took the car in to Dryden Citroen Birmingham who have arranged for 4 new doors to be fitted and supply a car while being done.
Full marks to them and Citroen for a no hassle service.
by meldrew
Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Tyre Pressure Indcation.
Replies: 3
Views: 1002

Tyre Pressure Indcation.

How does this system work?
Mine does not seem to, is it because 2 tyres have been replaced with new valves and dust caps?
How is the pressure checked and signal made to the display?
by meldrew
Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Wanted Spacesaver.
Replies: 8
Views: 4296

Re: Wanted Spacesaver.

Ok now, bought one on ebay, unused spacesaver , with jack and wheel brace, £19.00, drops straight into boot well.
by meldrew
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Electronics and In Car Entertainment
Topic: Touch Screen - woes
Replies: 4
Views: 2186

Re: Touch Screen - woes

£900 + later and all seems well now unit replaced, feel a bit paranoid now though.
by meldrew
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Main C4 Cactus chat
Topic: Dash screen turns itself off then on.
Replies: 8
Views: 2164

Re: Dash screen turns itself off then on.

Yup, it cost over £900, all replaced, working well now, but I am paranoid. :evil:
by meldrew
Fri May 24, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Electronics and In Car Entertainment
Topic: Touch Screen - woes
Replies: 4
Views: 2186

Re: Touch Screen - woes

Mine keeps re booting intermittently, had software updates no better, now told the unit needs replacing at a cost of £900!

Could it be a faulty connection? :evil: