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Simo 19th July 2009 15:12
If your brake discs become significantly worn of your brake discs become warped, both of your front brake discs will need to be replaced. This task is quite straight forward and can be performed in about two hours if you are confident with basic mechanics. It's really important that your brakes are kept in good working order. Your brakes are a...
Simo 19th August 2009 22:29
In order to keep your brakes in good working order, the brake fluid should periodically be bled to remove air, contamination and sub-standard brake fluid, especially if your brake pedal feels soft or spongy. This guide explains two methods of how you can bleed your braking system. Note: Saxperience will not be held responsible for any...
Simo 19th July 2009 13:15
Your front brakes do the majority of the work when it comes to stopping your Saxo. This guide explains how you can change your brake pads, to ensure that your brakes are always in top working order. Note: Saxperience will not be held responsible for any damage/incidents to your car, yourself or third parties if you choose to follow the...
BobC 9th October 2009 22:08
Drain the gearbox of transmission fluid. Watch for any metal chunks that may be washed out of the gearbox. See the first 10 steps of Simoís ďDraining/Filling the Saxo Gearbox OilĒ Remove the gearbox. Be organised: a. Take digital pictures to remind you how parts looked before disassembly b. Make written notes as you go c. Put loose parts...
BobC 10th October 2009 00:17
1) Lubricate the differential tapered roller bearing outer race 2) Lubricate both of the differential tapered roller bearings and fit the differential 3) Fit the reverse gear selector arm pivot tensioning spring mechanism 4) Fit the intermediate plate ensuring that the dowel pins locate properly. Ensure that the selector fork lever...
Simo 17th May 2009 19:33
The Dimma bodykit is very good quality and is made out of flexible plastic. The downside to the Dimma kit thought is that it fits over your standard bumpers. The rear Dimma skin fits over the original bumper very well, however you need to cut away a large section of the standard bumper in order to fit it, so I hope you're feeling brave. ...
BobC 26th July 2009 15:57
This article provides all manner of information on the technical specifications of the range of gearbox fitted to the Citroen Saxo, including part numbers, gear ratios, oil capacity, etc. Oil capacity After draining : 2 litres. Check levels every 37,000 miles. SAE 75W-80W GL5, see: Castrol Syntrax
BobC 9th October 2009 23:06
1) Clean the gearbox cases and mount and paint them if you desire. Using a flat knife blade and a solvent cleaner, such a brake cleaner, clean all of the gearbox case mating surfaces of old sealant gasket. Differential 2) Remove the speedometer drive pinion for the vehicle speed sensor Ė itís the yellow cog.  Remove the cable tie securing...
BobC 9th October 2009 19:34
The gearbox is the heart of the transmission. The engine turns the flywheel and the clutch friction plate is pressed against the flywheel by the pressure plate. The input shaft splines interlock with the clutch splines and the input shaft transfers power to the output shaft when a gear is selected by the synchroniser. The output shaft turns the...
BobC 9th October 2009 20:30
In this section of the guide the key internal parts of the gearbox are identified. Input Shaft with clutch pedal not depressed Input Shaft with clutch pedal depressed If fitted to the engine the release bearing would be pressing against the clutch pressure plate tangs. The pressure plate tangs provide the spring pressure to return the...
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