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

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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Does the Citroen C4 2012 Bluetooth audio system play music and connects the phone?

I know that Citroen C4 can come equipped with a Bluetooth audio system, which can connect your phone too. I was wondering is anyone tried playing music from the iphone to the audio system using ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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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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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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Citroen Ignition coil problem (P0350 code)

I have a Citroen C4 1.6 petrol (2006) and the other day while I was driving the engine light came on with a message "Depollution system faulty". I connected the OBD-II to my computer to get the error ...
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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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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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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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Citroen C2 VTS 1.6L 2007 - Not starting - sometimes clicking and other times nothing at all

I have a Citroen C2 VTS 1.6L 2007, with a very similar problem to; Unable to start the vehicle depending on how long it has previously been driven I am currently trying to fault find. Symptoms: The ...
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Unable to start engine - unable to unlock ignition key Citroen C3

I have just bought a citroen C3 and much to my horror was unable to turn the key in the ignition this evening. Had to wait about 10 minutes until it finally gave way. Anyone else experienced a ...
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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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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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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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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. ...