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What's wrong with my Citroen Xsara Picasso?

I was driving my Citroen Xsara Picasso yesterday when I felt a sudden "thump". The engine then cut out and the car coasted to a stop. It now won't start. Any ideas?

Asked on 15 February 2015 by pjmuppet

Answered by Honest John
Reads like the timing belt snapped. Have a look under the plastic cover over the left end of the engine as you face it.
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