bx 17 tgd. Please tell me what this part is.

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bx 17 tgd. Please tell me what this part is.

Post by arlever » Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:57 pm

Now to seperate the men from the boys.
Can anyone tell me what this part is.
Removed during strip down and fitted to the left of the turbo and down a bit if you are looking at the car from in front of it.
water hoses going to and from it and presumably two oil pipes ?
Is it an oil cooler i just dont know but i think its damaged and this is causing all my oil to fill up my coolant side.
Please let me know what it is and see photo where it looks like its broken under the gasket.
thanks for your help
andy
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Re: bx 17 tgd. Please tell me what this part is.

Post by rutter123 » Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:03 pm

That is your diesel pre -heater unit, hence the water pipe fittings. It fits to the rear of the engine on the offside, it's is essentially a fuel warmer.
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arlever
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My Cars: citroen bx 19rd (now sold)
citroen bx 17tgd turbo repairs ongoing.
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Re: bx 17 tgd. Please tell me what this part is.

Post by arlever » Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:19 pm

thanks mate
does that gap below the gasket look normal to you ?

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Re: bx 17 tgd. Please tell me what this part is.

Post by rutter123 » Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:00 am

All looks ok to me.
90 BX Tzd turbo 294k SORN undergoing major surgery
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