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

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C4 picasso air suspension woes - want to delve deeper

C4 Picasso suspension has been done to death over the years and I have myself switched it out, but I want to know more about how its setup. There are guides that explain about taking measurements and ...
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Alternator starts arter hitting gas

I have a Citroen C3, 1.4 year 2002. This car gives me headache. I have problem with alternator that doesn’t start until I hit the gas. I have changed battery, changed ground cable, changed alternator ...
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Citroen C4 PIcasso completely dead until ignition turned on

So I've just got myself a 2008 C4 Picasso. It runs fine but I've noticed that after locking the car with the remote, some time later the remote no longer works, I have to manually unlock it and the ...
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Citroen C5 2013 (X7) - Automatic Windshield Wipers won't turn off

Having trouble with Windshield Wipers on my Citroen C5 (X7) 2013 2.0 HDI 100KW. Today, all of a sudden the Wipers activated all on their own even when auto mode was disabled. Moving the wiper switch (...
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Oil pressure low

Once every couple of days random I get a warning message stating low oil pressure that comes on and goes of just as quick as you can read it. Any thoughts on what this could be causing this. I drive a ...
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Why is Xsara Picasso referred as N68?

I'm trying to understand my car better and one thing I see commonly is that it is referred as "Xsara Picasso (N68)". Is it the name of the engine? Can you provide reference so I can read ...
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When alternator bolts slackened it starts putting out a proper voltage. Relay 2.2hdi

I've had some alternator woes over the past week. Citroen Relay model II 2005 - 2.2hdi. My alternator wasn't putting out anything: Battery was down to 11.5v Checked the alternator with a multimeter (...
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Picasso intermittently won't lock with fob or manually

I've had my 2014 Picasso for half a year now. Twice in the last week, I've had an issue where the car will not lock. I have checked all of the doors but they are closed. There is no indication of an ...
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Coolant issue citroen c4

How do I drain the old coolant, which is mostly water, in my citroen c4 as I need to add 100% coolant due to overheating problems
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Do you need to bleed the fuel system after a filter change?

I put a new fuel filter on my car (2002 Citroen Saxo, 1.1 petrol engine) yesterday - pretty simple, just unclipping the lines from the old one and putting the new one in the same place. It's located ...
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Citroen C2 Catalytic converter replaced with patches

I just had a new catalytic converter fixed by a local mechanic and there are few patches visible. Wondering if this is sloppy work and might cause issues soon. Could any one help me understand if this ...
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Citroen C3 - How to read the solenoid screw size?

I just need some guidance in how to read the "Self Tap screw" size used to tighten the Exhaust solenoid on my Citroen. I have lost the screw. The Part number of the screw is 6923C6 with the ...
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Indicators not working but hazards are. Still doesn't work after replacing fuse

Car Citroen C1 1.0 VT 2009 Symptoms Indicators not working. The stalk does not light up the dashboard lights or the actual indicator lights but pressing the hazard button does work for both. ...
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Citroen C3 key Run out of battery

My key from Citroen C3 Run out of battery and now when i've changed the battery doesn't recognise unlock and lock the car...anyone can help? Regards
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Citroën C2 tailgate doesn't latch unless I push really hard

There are two latches on the tailgate of my Citroën C2 - the right-hand one latches fine, so the boot can close and lock, but the left-hand one doesn't, making it insecure. I've found that it will ...
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Lead not connected

Does anyone know what this lead is for as it’s not connected to anything in my citroen berlingo.
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How much Pag oil should be added after recharging refrigerant?

I have a 2003 Citroen c5 which I bought last year, the A/c system has been empty for refrigerant since before I bought it. I have purchased the necessary equipment to vacuum, and recharge the system. ...
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My Citroen DS3 is struggling to start

I have a Citroen DS3 that was running fine until yesterday. I had an engine warning light come on, the car was still driving fine, then my car wouldn't restart. Before it cut out there was a strange ...
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Solvent Base Oil on my leather steering wheel

I have a Citeron C1 and used a solvent oil base odorizer to clean my leather steering wheel and its ruined it, it looks like a moldy mildew green. How can i restore the colour? Thank you
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Citreon c4 grand picasso clutch burnt out semi auto

Can anyone help... I got a car in Jan then early Feb it broke down and RAC said clutch had gone... The garage I got it from took car back for inspection to decide if I can get refund... Just heard no ...
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Car stalling while driving and other related? Issues

New to forums so please be gentle 😁 I am having intermittent issues with our 2007 Citroen C4 Grand Piccasso and am hoping to narrow it down slightly as I understand this could be any number of ...
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Turn indicator and high beam always on

Citroen c3 1.4 03 ... I bought the car over a week ago. When I start the car up the right indicator comes on and also the high beam. I have to disconnect my battery to get them off but when I ...
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I have a Citroen C4 Exclusive 2008 model 2L petrol engine not starting, turns over but no power to the coils

Hello, I have a 2008 Citroen C4 with a problem starting, it cranks but does not fire, my keys also stopped working at the same time and the lights, air conditioning, windows, multifunction display and ...
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Should Citroen Ds3 Dstyle spare wheel question/s

I'm looking at a Citroen Ds3 Dstyle registered 2010, used at a second hand dealer. It does not have a spare wheel but looks like there should be one. Are these easy and cheap to get and should I be ...
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Replace alloys with steel rims?

I am in Ireland, so we use summer tyres all year and this is about the only set of rims to be used on the car. I acquired a 2015 Citroen C3. It has 17 inch alloy rims. I never had alloys before. ...
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What is this connection on the air intake right before the turbo?

This is the engine bay of a Citroën C5. I would like to know what the connection indicated by the red square is for. I removed the air duct once to check the EGR valve and there was a little oil ...
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My Citroen C3 2010 model has a problem starting all off a sudden

It was due for service and i did not take it in, so immediately when it reached a 1000 km without service it stopped starting. i need to kick start it for me to start it. I'm not sure if its the ...
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Citroen C4 video screens, what video input?

I have recently bought a 2011 Citroen C4 Grand Picasso. It comes with video screens in the back of the driver and passenger seat, but no obvious way to use them. The car did not come with the (stock)...
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Citeron Turbo Wastegate Actuator Setup

Hoping someone here will have the turbo wastagate actuator setting/specification. for the Citroen C4 Picasso I 1.6 thp EP6/AL4 I got the car used, about 2 years ago, and it is not lacking any power, ...
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Citeron C4 Picasso I 1.6 THP Turbo Diverter Valve

Having P2262 and P2099 codes, and when I bench the diverter valve with 12v battery, the valve will energize and retract which seems normal. But when it is mounted to the turbo. 1. While looking for ...
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economy mode active engine cranks but wont start

citroen Picasso xsara 1.6 hdi 2004. economy mode active light come up on dash.now engine wont start any ideas would be great. thanks
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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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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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