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clutch what type

Post by Francis55555 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:04 pm

hello, I have had my 406 v6 24 valve some time now and the water pump has just gone. it has a recon engine in so I have taken it out and after checking the clutch that's gone, so a few questions if I can, What is a D8 and a D9 engine. were can I find the engine number on the engine and who can tell me the best place to get a full clutch kit from, pressure plate, thrust bearing and clutch plate to make sure what type I get and the right one any advice would be great. thanks people

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Re: clutch what type

Post by GingerMagic » Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:26 pm

Hi, I'm sorry I can't help you find your engine number but the D8 (early 406) engine is the older 194bhp engine in cars up to about 2000, and a D9 (later facelift 406) is a 210bhp unit with VVT.
I believe the blocks are the same, the head and emission control are the main differences as far as I know. There is no definite date where the engines change, some facelift cars have the older engine - affectionately called a D8.5 by the owners :cheesy:
Gates are the recommended water pump and belt kit.
LUK or Valeo are the clutch of choice.

If you get yourself a Service Box account, you can enter your vin number there (only the last 8 digits required) and check the part numbers for your engine, much more accurate then motor factors.
1999 T4 family wagon
2002 Citroen Xsara Picasso Hdi90
2003 Hdi110 Executive estate
1998 406 V6 Coupe - Midlife crisis..!
PP2000 user, can help with faults / diagnostics in the Bournemouth area.

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