Am I being really stupid, or is the replacement for citroen-pr.net
(service.citroen.com) no longer free to search, except for cosmetic
I'm only trying to find a lock cylinder for my Mk 1 Xantia at the
moment, so it's no big deal to go to the parts desk and ask, but does
it mean that I'm quite a lot more on my own in the future if I want to
do replacement of anything more esoteric than that by myself?
Ambrose Nankivell ( email@example.com) gurgled happily, sounding much
like they were saying :
No reason to scrap the car sooner - I dunno about the Xant parts 'fiches,
but the XM ones are readily available. Anyway - just ring up and hassle the
Cit parts guy, making sure you say "Well, I used to look this up myself on
citroen-pr.net - perhaps you could pass on that it's increasing your
Making it difficult to look things up makes working on it more of a
chore, makes it more likely I'll take it to the garage for work, which
makes it cost more which means it becomes uneconomic to keep earlier.
Well they didn't until the service was removed. ;)
I can see how it'd be extremely annoying for them to be looking at an
extra Ä950 a year if they want to get at it though.
And it's nice to have a visualisation if you can. I'm not denying I'm
a wimp, though. Or at least fixing cars is something I like to do
occasionally if it's easy, rather than anything hardcore.
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