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Referring to the French auto maker, which is part of the PSA Peugeot Citroën Group.

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Anti Pollution Faulty

I have a 2006 Citroen C2 VTS ... At first it did not start and I exchanged the coil pack and the car was fine. Took it out for a test drive a few blocks down the road it cuts out. I switch it off and ...
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Citroen C4 Picasso screenwash

When I completely fill-up the windscreenwash reservoir, it leaks about 1 litre onto the ground. How do I replace the reservoir?
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High-pitched whine - Citroen C4 Grand picasso

I recently bought a 2008 C4 Grand Picasso. The car seems to run perfectly well, but there is a strange high-pitched whine that seems to be coming from the rear of the car (sounds like someone blowing ...
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Citroen Jumper start issue - PLEASE HELP

I have a Citroen Jumper (or Relay) 2.2 Hdi 2006 When I start the car the first start is working fine. After that I turn of and start again the starter motor wroking but cant start the car. If I wait 1-...
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Which front brake discs for CITROЁN C4 I HATCHBACK 1.6 HDI

I am wondering which brake discs to order for my Oct 2005 Citroen C4 Coupe Diesel (Berline). When I am searching I find both 283mm and 266mm models. I am considering this set of discs and pads: 440....
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Car don, start , CITROËN BERLINGO , Wan (M_) 1.4 i (MBKFX, MBKFW) 2003 75Hk

Please somebody help me . I have Citroen Berlingo , petrol , 2003 model Car not start , no noise , nothing. Other things work properly . I thing problem is in Power relay, but i can,t find in my car. ...
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Citroen C3 stalls when idling

Mechanic changed air filter and crank sensor, to no avail. He says further tests might be quite costy. Any suggestion as to what could cause this problem? Codes: P1336 (crank sensor) and also P0204 (...
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Av input Citroen c5 break

So I have found this av input in my Citroen c5 break 2.0 vtr in the glove compartment. I fail to find in the manual what it is for and google is not being much help either. Does anyone know what it ...
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2000 Peugeot 206 compatible door lock barrels

My cars door locks bacame seized due to unusage and I need new ones. My friend who has tons of spare car carts does not have locks for this specific model but has for Citroen Ax, Saxo and Peugeot 106. ...
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Citroen C2 VTR refuses to shift down in some scenarios

So far I've found a lot of issues concerning the Sensodrive but nothing really specific to my scenario. At certain times it refuses to switch gears from 2nd to 1st, it'll try about 5 times (5 clicks)...
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car fan kicking in even when the engine is cool

I have a 2010 Citroen C3 Picasso 1.4 petrol. A few months ago my car fan became very noisy after a long journey. Since then the car control panel is telling me the engine is overheating even if I have ...
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Car Hissing on Neutral After Checking Spark Plug

So last night, two days after examining one spark plug and putting it back in, I noticed a hissing sound from the front of the car. This hissing goes away completely when I press the clutch pedal in. ...
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Unknown Capacitor required

I have an automotive electrical issue I am having trouble with, the injection ECU is reacting to the throttle position sensor too quickly and shutting the fuel off on a trailing throttle too early ...
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Citroen C4 won't start

I have a 2007 Citroen C4 2lr diesel. Every couple of months it won't start, it just clicks when ignition is turned. The battery is not flat and all connections have been checked. I have to carry a ...
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Is there clearance for the valves to go, in case of busted belt on a C4 1.4 V16 2005

I just broke down and had to get pulled. Car stopped moving mid drive and wouldn't start, the starter would turn but make a strange higher-pitched noise than the usual one. The guy offered to ...
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C5 Emergency 2nd gear after gearbox oil change

On a 2005 Citroen C5 auto petrol it would act up in a very strange way: Starting the car and doing several(2-5) kilometers (extra-urban) it would forcefully change to 2nd gear with a good kick and ...
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Antipollution Fault on a C4 petrol

Went to work this morning (30 mins drive) no problem, just now went to grab a lunch, 3 minutes into the drive Check Engine comes on stating "Antipollution Fault" C4 2005 Petrol 1.4 Had it someone ...
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Do I need to replace all engine mounts after one has failed?

I had the gearbox mount break in my Mk2 Citroen Saxo (one of three mounts holding the engine, gearbox etc up). The engine fell down due to the lack of mount, and the gearbox hit the floor (and cracked)...
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Engine misfires when cold

I have a Citroen C3, 2004, and noticed that lately, when cold, the engine on occasion misfires when driving, until it seems to warm up. It is around 5c today. I have connected an ODB2 unit and it has ...
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Citroen C4 screen wash pump location

Where might that be located on a c4 2005 (Petrol). I can't seam to locate it, nothing specific in the handbook and nothing on the Interwebs. Any help appreciated!
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One Citroen C4 remote doesn't work after driving (but the other does)

I own a 2010 C4 Grand Picasso. I have two key fobs, one of which is doing strange things. I can open, lock, turn lights on etc, but after driving the car and getting out the remote fails to work at ...
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How to clean oil from cooling system?

I'm trying to sell my Citroen Picasso 2.0 HDI and got scammed by buyers putting used oil into the header tank of the cooling system and telling me that the head gasket had blown. Now I need to figure ...
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Measuring and buying new rims for my vehicle

I've grown bored of the stock steel rims my car came with and now I've got a good opportunity to buy some new ones. I've taken mesuraments just to make sure but I'm not exactly confident that these ...
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Citroen C4 2.0HDi VTS unable to start

Ok so this happened tonight and I thought it's no brainer - dead battery. Then I've googled and stumbled upon "Economy Mode" which should be triggered prior to the battery issues. I was driving a car ...
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Citroen C4 2.0 HDI 2005, Lighting in ac controls and headlight adjustment not working

Roughly a week ago the lighting in the AC controls and the headlight adjustment stopped working so now its impossible to adjust it at night. It all works... its just the lighting. well the headlight ...
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Citroen Xsara - Worked this morning, now won't start

I drove my Xsara early this morning, got back in 2-3 hours later and NOTHING!! Dash lights, headlights, etc. are fine – so battery has power. What could be the issue to happen so suddenly and are ...
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Citroen jumper buss key code sign in dash

CITROËN JUMPER BUSS (230P) 2.5 TD (76 KW,1996) I have this van, which is constantly showing orange key (code) sign in the dash. The thing is it use to happen in last few weeks but I could get away ...
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Overwhelming the Eng. management system, is there specific course of action to recover faster

Citroen C4 2005, Petrol, UK Yesterday I managed to overwhelm my car (for the second time I've been having it, first time was about half an year go). What happened was I was at a rather busy stop ...
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2002 Citroen Saxo - Clicking / tapping noise from inlet manifold

I have a clicking / tapping noise coming from the inlet manifold on my 2002 Citroen Saxo VTR (1.6 8v) I have manually adjusted the valve clearances (see this video to hear what the engine sounded ...
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How does hydropneumatic suspension perform vs conventional suspension?

My stock Citroen BX is equipped with hydropneumatic suspension. I have a ser of xantia suspension spheres mounted which brings the pressure up to 70bar vs the standard 45. My question is, how ...
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Citroen C3 - Passenger Doors Fail to Open

I have a Citroen C3 and all passenger doors will not open. I have reset the immobolizer, pressed the lock buttons inside the car including child locks button, replaced the driver door central locking ...
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Citroen C3 Picasso HDI 1.6 - Oil Consumption Question

I just bought a 1.6 HDI Picasso C3. After driving 1000 km i noticed it consumed about 1/8 of oil on the oil measuring stick. my question is how much liters does the stick measure? is half a stick ...
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Motor has been serviced in time and a day later the car won't start [closed]

2005 Citroen C4, 1400cc petrol model. After I changed my key FOB's battery, car was running fine. A day later I unlock the car by using the FOB and then try to start the engine. It turns over fine ...
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Rough Idling in Citroen C4 [closed]

I have got a Citroen C4 1.6 litres petrol engine. I have been experiencing rough idling, engine vibration and also engine stalls when accelerating and it will pick up speed gradually. Does anyone have ...
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Fluids for Citreon Berlingo Diesel With Manual Transmission

Opened the bonnet, looked to LHS beyond screen-wash reservoir, removed cap on (?) hydraulic oil, found it to be RED in colour and below minimum level when engine not running. Went to shop: insisted I ...
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Oil leakage or normal engine procedures

It was raining yesterday and I noticed the typical rainbow colouring of some of the water around my car. Couldn't tell there and then if it was a car body fluid leak or just the water going trough the ...
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citroen c5 2007, AL4, noise when on R [closed]

Sometimes when i change to Reverse, there is strange noise from inside of the car, whats possible cause? the transmission is auto, AL4, and the noise is even if i m not moving(brake pedal)
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What is this noise from the front (tires or such)

I'll start off by saying this is NOT the sound of the engine, even though it does sound like a sports car engine, this is how my engine sounds https://youtu.be/l33msAzBg5k?t=178 Car: Citroen C4, ...
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Intermittent fault with engine start inhibitor on Citröen C3

I have a Citroen C3 Exclusive semi-automatic. The problem is that you need to put some pressure on the brake pedal before you can start the engine. I have just had home start who didn't listen to a ...
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Citroen C4 Picasso - Whining noise when turning steering wheel

When turning the steering wheel on my Citroen C4 Picasso (64 plate), the front end generates a "whining noise". This noise happens regardless of whether the car is moving or not. It happens when the ...
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Will this panel fit a C4 for possible onboard PC upgrade?

I have a Citroën C4 2005 Petrol. My central dashboard currently looks like this: I figured I can buy the following panel from eBay and easily fit a Nexus 7 Tablet inside it, potentially even write ...
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Citroen C4 - Poor idle and low rev performance?

I have a Citroen C4 1.4 with 1360cc 16V KFU / ET3J4 petrol engine with 120.000 km. This problem appeared 3 - 4 years ago at around 40.000 km. When the engine is cold / hot there is a flat spot ...
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Citroen C2 Alternator

Please if someone could help me ill really appreciate it. I've got a Citroen C2 the Bendix of the starter was completely worn so we purchased a new starter and put it in. At first it started. Once ...
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Electronic key won't open car unless I open with key first

I have a Citröen C3 and the electronic button won't open the car door unless I open with the key and then press the button, at which point it unlocks all of the doors. There is no problem locking the ...
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Extra door seal mod

I own a Citroen C1. It's a basic car, but one that is nice to modify and improve yourself. My car doors only have a single door weatherstrip to stop water getting in, the passenger side has begun to ...
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Cheap repair of hole in car paint

Recently my car paint has been damaged, I suspect it got hit by a little stone and the paint bursted. The bursts is not very nice but is very hard to notice because they are just about 3 cm long and ...
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Citroen C4 Grand Picasso 2007 Multi Function Screen C failed

I've just bought a C4 Grand Picasso, love the car, super practical and comfy. The electronic dashboard is working fine, but the multi-function screen portion is completely blank. So I have a speedo,...
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Can you help me identify this pipe connected to the engine?

I'm confused about the pipe highlighted in blue in the picture below, can you tell me what's its role ? is it used for air ? or to pass the fuel from the injector ? I may sound talking nonsense since ...
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Dash compatibility and the ECU

I have a Citroen C1 and it's a very basic model. It doesn't have a rev counter but I can add one because it has the cable and plug for it already exists, it's just not plugged into a rev counter. What ...
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Citroen Xsara went into “Eco mode” then total blackout

I recently bought a used 2002 Citroen Xsara 2.0 Exclusive (petrol) which had a single electrical issue; the rear wiper did not stop in the "park" position but rather timed out in a random position. ...