Citroen C5

Thursday, 25th of August 2016

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A Citroen C5 question from Alan Jones

My Citroen C5`s windscreen wipers started to act up and then stopped altogether. When the stalk is moved the driver`s side one moves slightly, but only about an inch. I also noticed that the side light isn’t working (might just be the bulb), but it was definitely working prior to the wipers packing in. I don`t know whether this is relevant but I have read some weird stuff about these problems. I would be grateful for any advice on where to start? (1.6 HDI new shape)


I had a similar problem and it was the offisde wiper motor. It was fitted a couple of months ago now it’s back in the garage as the wipers were working only intermittently now they’ve stopped altogether. They’ve replaced the nearside motor and they worked for a short time and then stopped again. They don’t appear to know what the fault is. Would be grateful if you have had a similar problem as this is starting to try my patience. Hope you managed to rectify your fault Keith Parkinson from England

I had a pretty similar problem. I changed the offside motor today and now it`s functioning normally. ilkka.jaakkola from Finland

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