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rwb   
Wed Nov 27 2019, 10:45am
Joined: Dec 22 2014
Member No: #1988
Location: Telford
Part numbers in ServiceBox have the format XXXX.YY but this is rarely present on the part itself which usually has a sticker with a long number that begins with a 9.

My local independent former Citroen tech tells me that the long numbner that begins with a 9 is the real part number (and I can't remember what he said about the ServiceBox number.) and that there can be many (interchangeable, I presume) actual parts (identified by their 9- number) for a given ServiceBox id.

Have you heard this before?

Is there a way to convert a ServiceBox number into a 9- number?
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C6Dave   
Wed Nov 27 2019, 11:17am

Joined: Oct 01 2009
Member No: #1
Location: Northumberland
You can use both numbers for Citroen parts. The 9 digit ones started as Peugeot ones and a few CIT were converted to 9 digit but you can still order on Citroen numbers.

A search in Service Box on original numbers on 'All Vehicle Families' would find what cars they are used on but a lot of C6 are specific to that model
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