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Technical Tips

These You-Tube video clips and written articles are meant to be informative rather than instructional but hopefully useful in understanding how things work.  A number of clips are in a foreign language and may or may not have English subtitles. The page will be updated periodically.
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General Articles
D-Series
C-Series
2CV Series
Other Models

 

General  Articles

BETTER HEADLIGHTS (REVISED)

BETTER FUEL HOSE CLAMPS (REVISED)

BETTER UHF CB CAR RADIO PERFORMANCE (REVISED)

BASIC 240V WIRING STANDARDS AND POWER TOOLS

 

D-Series

D-Series (You Tube)

D-Jetronic Trouble-shooting & Repair by Dr Djet (all you need to know)

D-Jetronic Checklist

D-Jetronic System Check (Dutch with English subtitles)

Fuel Pressure Checks (Not DS specific)

D-Jetronic Lecture (Dutch)

How to Use Ligarex Pliers

Front Brake Pads

Rear Brake Overhaul

Changing Rear Wheel

Windscreen Replacement

Height corrector Overhaul

Steering Rack Removal

Rear Suspension Boot Replacement

Replacing LHM

Radiator Replacement

Steering Rack Boot Replacement

Front Guard Removal

Front Door Removal

Mounting Door Window

7-Piston HP Pump

Engine-Mount Overhaul

Windscreen & Seal Replacement

Gearbox & Clutch Plate Removal

Cylinder Head Removal

Cylinder Head Overhaul

Bump Stops Replacement

Oil Filter Change

Greasing the Front Wheel Bearings

Tuning Ignition System

Testing Spheres

Checking the Hydraulic System

 

D-Series – Written Articles

A Tale of Smoke, Mirrors and Height Correctors

DS Auto Filter Access

DS Handbrake Pad Replacement

Hydraulic System Problem Solving Guide

Repair of the DS 23 EFI Auxiliary Air Valve

 

1969 – 1974 DS Paint Charts

Colour Codes

Engine Compartment Colour Codes (Translate the page online)

 

C – Series

C3

Removing brake drum

HDi – P1164 Fault – Fuel Pressure Sensor

Headlamp Replacement

Oil Change


C4

Climate Control repair

Fault P0351 Finding

Resetting Service Warning Light

Front Bumper Removal

Door Panel Removal

Picasso Rear Door Panel Removal

Grand Picasso Boot Lid Handle Fix

Picasso Fault Finding

Picasso Oil Change

C4 HDi Oil Change

C4 HDi Drive Belt Change


C5 

Sphere Change

Rear Brakes

Rear Brake Pads

Rear Brake Discs

Rear Brake Overhaul

Front Brake Pad Replacement

ABS Sensor

Flip Key Fix

Remote Key Programming with Lexia

Pollen Filter

HDi Fuel Filter

Front Bumper Panel Removal

LDS Fluid level Check

Dashboard Removal

Removing Front Console

Radio Removal

Steering Wheel Removal

Radiator Replacement

 

 

2CV Series

Written Articles

2CV BUYERS’ QUESTIONS (REVISION 2)

2CV ENGINE PROBLEMS SOLVED (REVISION 3)

2CV CARBURETTOR JETS AND ADJUSTMENTS (REVISED)

2CV CARBURETTOR COVER SCREWS (REVISED)

2CV SECONDARY CHOKE BUTTERFLY ADJUSTMENT (REVISION 2)

2CV OIL BREATHER (REVISION 3)

2CV VALVE CLEARANCE ADJUSTMENT (REVISION 2)

2CV BATTERY PROBLEMS SOLVED (REVISION 3)

2CV OILS AND MAINTENANCE ADVICE FROM BURTON (REVISION 2)

2CV API GL-4 GEARBOX OIL (REVISED)

2CV HARD LUCK STORIES (REVISION 2)

2CV BATTERY CHARGING CIRCUIT (REVISED)

2CV BRAKE SAGA (REVISED)

2CV IGNITION COIL (REVISION 2)

2CV MAINTENANCE (REVISION 2)

2CV SPARE PARTS TO CARRY (REVISED)

 

 

2CV (You Tube)

Air Filter Replacement

Window Stay Repair

Upholstery Renewal

Seat Rubbers

Fan Removal

Driveshaft Boot Replacement

Brake Drum Removal

Fuel Line & Brake Pipe

Exhaust Clamp

Rocker Cover gasket

Steering Arm Repair

1960 2CV Rust Removal

Gear Box Oil Change

Brake Master Cylinder

Engine Assembly (Animation)

Suspension Cylinder Repair

Suspension Cylinder Overhaul (French)

Shock Absorbers

Dyane Restoration in 8 Minutes

 

Other Models

BX

BX Troubleshooting

 

Xantia

Sphere Replacement

Replacing Front Bearing

Pressure Regulator Test

Heater Matrix

2nd Gear Synchro Problem

Head Gasket

Height Corrector Fix

Oil Change

Idle Control Valve

Service Light Reset

Window Regulator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Wyers at a club Tech Day
John Wyers at a club Tech Day