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Used Citroen Rod Endss

All used Citroen Rod Endss listed on are tested, original (OEM) manufacturer parts and come with a 14 day money back guarantee. list cheap new OES or aftermarket car parts at discounted prices and used OEM car parts up to 80% cheaper than main dealer prices for Citroen from premium breaker yards from across the UK.

About Rod Endss

The con rod is a rigid rod structure in the car engine which connects the crankshaft to the piston. The movement of the piston makes the crankshaft turn. The connecting rod plays an important role in working to provide drive from the piston to the crankshaft where this power is changed into the rotational force required to make the wheels of the car move. Connecting rods have a 'big end' and a 'small end' and are usually manufactured from steel, titanium or aluminium alloys.  

The big end of the connecting rod attaches to the crankshaft and the rotational movement of these two connected parts is aided by the big end bearing. The big end bearing has a supportive role and functions to allow the rotating movement of the crankshaft and the crank rod journals/crank pins while decreasing the amount of friction produced between the linked moving parts. The big end bearing coils around the crankshaft secures the crankshaft in position while enabling the rotating mechanism of the crankshaft. It is bolted to the connecting rod at the big end with the smaller end of the connecting rod attached to the piston with a bearing enabling rotation on this end also. The small end of the connecting rod can have either a solid or a split eye. Rod ends are vehicle specific meaning the Citroen rod ends will provide you with a part that's compatible with the make and model of your vehicle.

Essentially the connecting rod with the big end bearing and small end bearing/connecting bush allows power from the piston to be transmitted to the crankshaft.  

Working under continued pressure transferring the load exerted by the piston the connecting rod can crack, break or bend and can come loose from the piston or crankshaft. This can happen when the big end or small end bearing wears and detaches from the con rod causing the con rod to disengage from the crankshaft and piston in engine failure. The connecting rod can also suffer from rust and collision damage. A speedy replacement of the Citroen rod ends when they fail is recommended to avoid further associated damage to other components. When replacing this part, the Citroen rod ends will ensure you get a part that's specifically designed for the make and model of your vehicle, providing perfect compatibility.

Citroen trivia

  • In 2019, the Citroën DS was voted in the UK as the 'coolest car ever', with writers and marketers calling it the Brigitte Bardot of cars. In second place was the E-Type Jag…
  • At a recent count, Citroën cars have appeared in just under 1,800 films, with the most famous being the Citroën used in the James Bond film, For Your Eyes Only. That film even had a tie-in car, a special edition Citroën that was emblazoned with the 007 logo and optional bullet hole stickers for the windows.
  • The 1934 Citroën 7CV was the first mass-produced car to have front-wheel drive, hydraulic brakes, and real suspension! This basic design found its way into subsequent models right up until three decades later in the mid-1950s.
  • Unfortunately, the founder of Citroën went bankrupt in 1934, even though the cars they produced were selling well and incredibly popular. The company exists today because tyre company Michelin bought the majority of shares in the company.
  • The founder of the company, André Citroën, is renowned as something of a genius when it comes to marketing. He specifically targeted adverts for the 1922 Citroën Type C at women owners, and soon after the car became very popular, earning the nickname 'Petit Citron' after the distinctive lemon yellow paint job.