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grant, Nottinghamshire

Citroen Saxo

I have a problem with my cd player it cuts out when is turned up ??? is it the speakers or something

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This kept happening to me, Have you recently installed an aftermarket cd player? or fitted a sub/amp but not upgraded the speakers? Anything above volume 30 would blow a 10 amp fuse which i would regularly have to change, Which was located passenger side fuse compartment, I eventually upgraded the fuse to a 20 amp and never had any further issues :) Dan Ferman from Carmarthenshire

Submitted: 03/05/2016 14:59:04 | ID: 131117

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james, North Lanarkshire

Citroen Dispatch

how do you stop the sliding door from rattling

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Usually an adjustment of the rollers and strikers will suffice. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 24/05/2016 16:56:08 | ID: 131977

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samuel boytd, Lincolnshire

Citroen Relay

oil light flashing on /off when i start it up then stops new switch /filter oil

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I think it means you need an oil service and a reset will stop it Rick from Berkshire

Rick is correct, Samuel... the oil light will flash four or five times when you first start the engine.. oil change reminder.. that's all.. I can't be reset by pushing buttons like some vehicles.. it will need an OBD computer hookup.. If you were in S Wales area I'd do it for you.. but Lincoln is a bit far, mate. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 14/05/2016 17:12:12 | ID: 131515

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janet, South Yorkshire

Citroen C2

Hi, is an oil leak on sump pan an expensive job pls

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Which engine do you have? Martin Burton from Dorset

Submitted: 14/05/2016 11:52:49 | ID: 131506

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Shivani, City Of Leicester

Citroen C2

Hi I have a Citroen c2 and it is overreving but not picking up any speed? What is the issue and can I still drive the car?

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Sounds as though the clutch may be slipping, take it to a mechanic to have it checked out. Martin Burton from Dorset

Submitted: 23/05/2016 20:27:14 | ID: 131918

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Andrei, Berkshire

Citroen Relay

Hi all, Could anybody please tell me what to use for sealing the windscreen scuttle? Whenever rains, a lot of water goes to the engine. Many thanks in advance!

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Seems a common issue.. I have the same problem but haven't had a look at it to resolve it yet... if I do resolve it I will let you know. The rubber band across the top should do the job but over time mine has distorted and I am wondering whether there is a clip broken underneath.. only way to check is to remove the wiper arms and scuttle altogether R Evans from Caerphilly

Andrei.. had a look.. and and even without completely removing the scuttle, I can see that at least three of the fastening clips are broken.. a good chance that's what's happened to yours. Anyway.. popular auction site research....n the Citroen part number is 8251-EN and the peugeot version is 856540.. search on "citroen part 856540" and you'll get options and a few will be of pack of 10 for less than £2 There are 10 clips in all to fix the top part of the scuttle and this pulls the softer rubber seal against the windscreen... I've ordered some and will fit them when they arrive.. will update you further R Evans from Caerphilly

Many thanks for your help, Mr Evans, much appreciated. I've just ordered the clips. All the best! Andrei from Berkshire

waiting for mine.. should be today or tomorrow.. meanwhile, I hope it doesn't rain. When you get round to doing the job, take out your wiper mechanism and clean and lubricate it.. the rain will have caused some corrosion there !.. easy job, unclip wiring harness and three bolts hold it in place. Furthermore... when you take the scuttle off, you'll almost certainly find clips missing or broken, but you may well find some of the locations where the clips fit to the scuttle are cracking or broken... they are suitable plastic to be melted back together using a soldering iron. but be careful not to put hot iron through scuttle.. I had to fix five of mine .. that's half !!! R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 22/05/2016 13:42:06 | ID: 131876

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David, Middlesex

Citroen Relay

Is it a timing belt or chain?

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Depends.. year, model, cc, fuel??? but 2006 onwards prob chain. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 23/05/2016 16:38:11 | ID: 131911

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Steve Whitaker, West Midlands

Citroen Relay

Driver side window has stopped working in the Down position. Is there any way of getting it to close manually (don't want to leave it open all night). It clicks when you press the switch but nothing happens. Passenger side is OK.

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Hi same thing has happen to mine and found out its a usual problem, the whole switch unit will have to be replaced costing around £4o .. However you can pull off the toggle button and you'll find two little raise rubber button you can press to bring the window up or back down. Smudger from West Midlands

On Smudger's reply.. I'd say you don't have to buy the whole thing.. strip it and clean it.. reassemble and I'm pretty sure it'll work.. mine did.. have a 210K mile ex-builder's van I converted to camper.. had the same but with passenger window.. stripped, cleaned and reassembled and it works a treat. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 12/05/2016 18:52:47 | ID: 131457

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tracy, Stoke-on-Trent

Citroen Xsara Picasso

Had my car about 4 years now but have noticed that when I am stuck in traffic the engine temperature warning light comes on and it beeps to say engine overheating, switch off engine. Thought it may be the fan but now I'm not so sure, only seems to happen when it's warm too. It's a little frustrating when going on a day trip and hit roadworks or a traffic jam. Thanks tracy

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Worst case scenario is blown head gasket, but could be faulty thermostat to faulty water pump. Do you have any coolant leaking out? Peter from Berkshire

Take it to an auto electrician. I had exactly the same thing happen to me. It turnedout that this wonderous road resurfacing material a stone ofwhich had flown up on a dead precise course andjammed the radiator fan in place. Consequently when the fan is cut in by the temperature sensor it does a few wonderful things, well its supposed to. The 70 amp protection fuse should have blown to protect the fan, it didnt, no surprise there seeing as the motor is only capable of pulling 50 amp on static surge. Second the relay tht turns the fan on and off could have died or fell out. Unfortunately both jobs require front bumper removal. I changed the fan and relay nmy car which ive only had a 2 weeks and of course the guy never said it had been in a front end smack and they had just stuck a new radiator in it to cover the damaged crossmember. Now the fan works perfectly and the temperature stays at 2 or 3 bars then the fan cuts in. If your car has A/C then leave the 70 amp fuse in place, if not chane it for a 45 or 50. pete from Lincolnshire

same overheating problem which turned out to be both the sensors mounted behind the front bumper. if i remember rightly the sensors/fuses located here activate the cooling fan if say you are stuck in traffic and car gets hot these sensors allow the fan to operate. I changed one of these sensors (after firstly having to change all other sensors and fuses which relate to the temperatre control circuits without success) but still it failed to work. then i realised that there are were TWO of these sensors or fuses (sorry about lack of technical terms) located at the front said location. so bought the other one and fitted it and finally having now replaced all components in the circuit, the thing worked. whoop whoop wendy from Southend-on-Sea

Submitted: 01/06/2014 00:56:56 | ID: 96634

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Teresa Brooks, Oxfordshire

Citroen Relay

The power steering pump is at the front of the engine. Most were made with the pump at the back, some were made with it at the front. I need a new pipe/hose for the power steering system. There are only three parts to the system in my van. A part that goes to the axel and a part that goes to the power steering pump. The third part is the pipe/hose that fits between the other two parts. Everywhere I try has parts for the system where the pump goes at the back of the engine. I am having great trouble finding the pipe/hose I need. It is simply a long black hose with a connector at each end. Where can I get one from? I hope someone can help as I need my van back on the road for work.

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Any good hydraulic shop. If you are close to Didcot go to TVH( Thames Valley Hydraulics) they are great. They wont fit it but will make you a copy part for it. 01235 511001 Hope this helps. M. Gilliam from Wiltshire

Teresa.. I did put a lather large answer to this.. but moderator saw fit to remove.. send me your VIN number to fb1051 at btinternet dot com and i'll dig the citroen diagrams and send them to you in PDF R Evans from Caerphilly

It will help you identify the part you need and you'll have the Citroen part number too R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 19/04/2016 17:24:25 | ID: 130585

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ronnie macdonald, Highland

Citroen Dispatch

have a 55 plate dispatch starts and runs ok but at 50 to 60 surges and blows out black smoke got new air filter and air flow meter on still the same

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sounds like it could be a sooted up EGR valve R Evans from Caerphilly

took off egr and cleaned not much diferance do anyone know what code 1608h/5640 is ronnie macdonald from Highland

Submitted: 20/05/2016 16:23:10 | ID: 131783

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jthered, Norfolk

Citroen Xsara Picasso

HI. STUPID QUESTION I KNOW, BUT HOW DO I TURN ON THE BOTTOM SPOT/FOG LIGHTS ON THE CITROEN PICASSO XSARA YEAR 2007. MANY THANKS JTHERED

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On the Lighting Stalk there is an extra piece to turn with a lamp picture on it. they are not fog lights they are Driving lights so can be used without headlights providing sides are illuminated. Arthur Kipling from Yorkshire

Submitted: 22/04/2016 20:11:34 | ID: 130698

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Roy, Staffordshire

Citroen Relay

The wire connection's have come out of the block from inside of the sliding side door to the lock, what is the correct order they need to go back in, sd the side door isn't locking?

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Roy, looking at the diagrams, it appears that the cable from the inside handle mechanism goes to the bottom of the lock in the middle of the rearward part of door and there is a connection cable from that lock to the upper release mechanism R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 20/05/2016 21:37:02 | ID: 131789

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Laura Mc, Kent

Citroen DS3 2010

I have a three door Citroen DS3. The passenger seat when moved forward to let someone into the rear wouldn`t click back into place for ages. The seat was moving forwards and backwards unrestricted. It took a long time and a lot of fiddling to get it to lock into place. So, just a few weeks later, the driver`s seat did the same thing. All the fiddling in the world wouldn`t make it go back into position. Finally the back adjustment lever broke off and now the driver`s seat is moving uncontrollably, rendering the car useless. The seat is unfixable. My question is does anyone else have a problem with Citroen DS3 seats? There must be a serious fault with them. Also, would Peugeot seats fit a DS3 as a new Citroen DS3 seat is over £600?

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Yes we purchased a new DS3 this month and the same thing has happened to our car! It’s now in the garage at only four weeks old. Hope this helps. Simon Roberton from Worcestershire

Hey Laura, I have had the same problem with mine since new, 18 months ago. We have managed until 3 days ago when the driver’s seat broke completely. I have been told this is not covered by warranty, though I am refusing to pay for what seems to be a known fault. You are not alone. It’s worth questioning your garage and Citroen. Liz Caurns from Scotland

I find that you need to remember to slide the seat and lock into position first and then fold the seat forward, Return the seat to the upright position before sliding it back. If you fold the seat forward first it won’t lock into place when you try and slide it. The manual says "the return to this position is necessary for longitudinal locking". Dawn Tucker from Berkshire

I have exactly the same problem. My DS3 is 6 months old and the drivers seat has made the car undriveable. The garage have said they will fix it but cannot fit my car in (because a need a courtesy car) for 2 weeks!! Claire B from Lancashire

I’ve had the same problem, my car is 2 years old, I’ve owned it for 6 months. I try to avoid using the passenger side to let people into the back now, use driver’s side Louise B from Leicestershire

Does anyone think this could definitely be a manufacturing fault, I purchased a brand new DS 3 in April this year and now have the same problem, my drivers seat will not lock into position and cannot be driven. My dealers have advised it is down to me to get the vehicle to them, they have no courtesy car and can't fit me in until Thursday and I will have to ask the RAC to get it to them, quite unbelievable really as they were really considerate when selling it to me!! No surprises there!! I should have realised when driving the test car and it happened on the passenger door we may incur a similar problem. Linda from Redditch. Linda Brooks from West Midlands

Does anyone think this could definitely be a manufacturing fault, I purchased a brand new DS 3 in April this year and now have the same problem, my drivers seat will not lock into position and cannot be driven. My dealers have advised it is down to me to get the vehicle to them, they have no courtesy car and can't fit me in until Thursday and I will have to ask the RAC to get it to them, quite unbelievable really as they were really considerate when selling it to me!! No surprises there!! I should have realised when driving the test car and it happened on the passenger door we may incur a similar problem. Linda from Redditch. Linda Brooks from West Midlands

Hi, did anyone get their car sorted? Last night this happened to my drivers seat while doing the runs for my staff Christmas party. I had to drive home with the drivers seat backrest not clicking into place. Very unsafe and considering the car is only 7 months old, I'm shocked that this has happened! I think it was waiting to happen because the handles are so stiff to pull the seats forward, but as I wasn't the one pulling the lever, it decided to give in. If anyone can help that would be great?! Aidan from Somerset

Hi, did anyone get their car sorted? Last night this happened to my drivers seat while doing the runs for my staff Christmas party. I had to drive home with the drivers seat backrest not clicking into place. Very unsafe and considering the car is only 7 months old, I'm shocked that this has happened! I think it was waiting to happen because the handles are so stiff to pull the seats forward, but as I wasn't the one pulling the lever, it decided to give in. If anyone can help that would be great?! Aidan from Somerset

Another one to add to the list of very angry DS3 owners. Can't believe Citroen don't acknowledge this is a design fault and have the nerve to charge £620 for the frame. We are trying to find a cheaper option to fix the fault which in our opinion is due to poor mechanism and cheap product quality. Has anyone managed to find a solution? Adrian from Lancashire

My driver`s seat has also broken, the lever that adjusts the back was stuck solid. I could use the top lever on the side of the seat to get access to the rear seats, then I thought I'd have a look at it. I fiddled with it for ages to no avail, next thing the handle that allows the seat back to move came off and a spring pinged out. I tried to look where the spring went, it didn't look like it went anywhere so again I tried to fit it by fiddling about, eventually the spring broke. I can adjust the back of the seat if I turn the spindle with mole grips, but now the top lever does not work. Citroen really need to address this as it seems that everyone who has a DS3 will at some stage have this fault. Paul from Kent

My driver`s seat has also broken, the lever that adjusts the back was stuck solid. I could use the top lever on the side of the seat to get access to the rear seats, then I thought I'd have a look at it. I fiddled with it for ages to no avail, next thing the handle that allows the seat back to move came off and a spring pinged out. I tried to look where the spring went, it didn't look like it went anywhere so again I tried to fit it by fiddling about, eventually the spring broke. I can adjust the back of the seat if I turn the spindle with mole grips, but now the top lever does not work. Citroen really need to address this as it seems that everyone who has a DS3 will at some stage have this fault. Paul from Kent

I took mine back to Citroen as I was still under warranty. The dealer who sold me the car was in and he says it is very strange, but figured he knew roughly what was wrong. He played on bothe the back rest adjust lever and the one to move the seat forward and back to allow back seat passengers in and it suddenly locked. He still got the service team to check and found no faults and none since. My mums friend also ended up having this happening but remembered what Id been told and shown by the garage. She fiddled with the levers gently and low and behold it all locked again. It's not a great fix for a known common fault but I'm so glad I didn't end up having a much worse problem. Aidan from Somerset

I have just encountered exactly this problem - i feel lucky reading this now as the car is 4 years old, although i only have passengers in the back about twice a year so it doesn't get much use. I had all these problem - moving seat unclickable rear and then the handle broke off - about to book it into the garage - first time in 40 years i have had a mechanical seat prblem - obviously a build problem - i like the DS3 but have had a series of problems with it - so i would tell people to avoid them Ian from Warrington

Submitted: 08/08/2013 10:29:10 | ID: 53425

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Dennis, Greater Manchester

Citroen C4 Grand Picasso

Brand New Grand C4 Picasso Exclusive 2015 with reversing camera. On the screen bottom right it shows part of the number plate .The dealer says all the citroens with a camera are the same. I think they are wrong what is the answer. Thanks Dennis Maguire

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Yes they do Terry from Suffolk

Submitted: 13/08/2015 19:15:30 | ID: 119730

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Mick Applegarth, Tyne and Wear

Citroen Berlingo

Stop sign appears on dashboard then disappears

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Stop sign appears on dashboard then disappears why. david silver from Greater London

I had a 52 plate 2.lt hdi forte which did exactly the same. For no apparent reason the STOP warning would flash and the temp guage would go to hot and the warning beeper would sound 10 times then STOP would flash a further 6 times after which it would stop, the temp would go back to normal and everythink was back to normal. After this happened a few times I learned to ignore it. Never did find the problem?? Dave David Cowton from Northumberland

Submitted: 23/03/2016 21:50:30 | ID: 129390

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Paul, Bristol

Citroen DS3

Hi Ive had my second DS3 for approx 6 months (car is now 17 months old), but last couple of days when im driving between 65 and 70 mph in 6th gear the car starts to judder, as if the revs are to low but its at about 2000 rpm, once i put my foot down and go beyond 72ish mph it goes, can anyone help

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Wish I knew the answer. I have the same problem. Rob from Surrey

Submitted: 01/02/2016 22:45:18 | ID: 127019

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Moulton, Northamptonshire

Citroen C5

My reversing light stays on

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Reversing light stays on when driving Moulton from Northamptonshire

Reversing light stays on while im driving Moulton from Northamptonshire

probably a faulty switch stuck in ON position or wiring fault R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 17/05/2016 18:59:46 | ID: 131621

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wes, Somerset

Citroen Berlingo

purchased van yesterday, just had a full service, cam belt and mot. have driven about ten miles and all was ok. suddenly the rev counter is all over the place, sometimes sat on zero for a while. The engine managment light keeps coming on, lack of power, and smoke out of the exhaust? The engine is also running very badly on tick over. Switch the engine off and back on and seems ok until you start to drive again? Any ideas?

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Take it back.. even a 2nd hand vehicle will have a 30day warranty. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 17/05/2016 19:44:37 | ID: 131626

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Philip Honour, Wiltshire

Citroen C5

The satnav screen (and everything else including radio) has completely died. Occasionally in the past it would temporarily go blank and revert to the Citroen logo and would be OK again after a few minutes. But this is different - nothing showing whatever. Have checked the fuse (was OK but changed it anyway in case). Tried every combination of buttons to get a restart - nothing doing. Any ideas? A solution greatly appreciated!!

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Hi, did u ever get to the fix as I have same problem, thanks Scott from North Lanarkshire

Submitted: 03/10/2014 16:16:07 | ID: 104009

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Melanie Wolstenholme, Greater Manchester

Citroen DS3

How do you turn the radio off

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As far as I'm aware, you can't switch the radio off completely - only way is to turn volume down, if you have the touchscreen try switching the screen off and see if that does anything. Ryan from City of Edinburgh

Push the volume button to switch it on/off Henry from Angus

Submitted: 19/02/2016 23:10:24 | ID: 127875

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Richard, Stoke-on-Trent

Citroen Xsara Picasso

I have a xsara picasso 2005 HDI..having problems starting in morning specially in cold weather.changed all glow plugs,changed glow plug relay.still the same.battery test done and alternator test bot fine..car is taking 30 to 1 minute turning over before it will start,sometimes even longer.coil light comes on every morning for a split second then goes out.I can here the fuel pump when i first turn on ignition .car is on a driveway with a slight slope .Any ideas Thanks

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Have the exact same vehicle and had the exact same problem and symptoms you describe. Turned out to be the starter motor. Once it was replaced it was like a new car. Cost me £150 at a local garage. Hope this helps Stuart from Antrim

Submitted: 30/04/2016 13:14:04 | ID: 130985

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Michael Clarke , Cheshire

Citroen Nemo

My van radio just went off and now it just says code error and will not let me do anything no radio no hands free on cd just nothing what can I do to get it working again

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I had the same problem. I disconnected the battery, reconnected it and the radio came on, no code needed but I had it just in case. Ian from Durham

Submitted: 30/10/2015 12:01:33 | ID: 122890

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Claudio, Oxfordshire

Citroen Relay

Hello Dear. I take off the injection pump, I forgot check mark when put , now don't start. Can Help me how to put in exactly mark please?

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Check that the fuel cut-off switches haven't operated.. the first is in the drivers side lower dash.. where the fuses are.. then the second is in the battery box on one of the positive connections R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 10/05/2016 14:21:56 | ID: 131383

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Tim Davis, England

Citroen Relay

Can anyone help? I have a faulty cooling fan on my 2008 2.2 h d I Citroen relay- there are two and neither come on Cannot locate fuse or relay - I know where the fuse boxes are drivers side next to steering wheel and under bonnet on r h side but can't see a blown fuse and do not have a fuse diagram? Does anyone know which location the fuse and relay at be? Thanks Tim

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Tim, the fuses for the cooling fans are located in the box in the engine bay. they are MAXI fuses and are located in the top row (as you look in from the front). Citroen handbook claims that they are located at situations 6 and 7.... and No 6 is the high speed fan and fuse can be rated at 40 or 60A, No 7 is the low speed fan and can be rated at 40 or 50A. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 07/05/2016 11:28:30 | ID: 131275

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Lawrence Whyte, Cambridgeshire

Citroen Xsara Picasso 2002

Could anyone tell me the location of the indicator repeater relay on my Citroen Xsara Picasso?

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When ace Craig from East Riding of Yorkshire

Submitted: 12/11/2013 14:05:13 | ID: 57763

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Lindsay Hopwood, Lanarkshire

Citroen C4 2004

The rear window demister of my Citroen C4 has stopped working. The garage tells me they will need to replace the entire window. Seems a bit extreme. Is it true?

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Will either be the window needs replacing or the rear wiring loom. Check it’s not part of the following recall http://www.warrantyguide.co.uk/vehicle-recall-8B0B834BBA4B823D8025786900325DD1-citroen-c4-recall The easy way to know is it only partly defrosting or nothing at all? If its partly then yes whole window needs replacing Donald Cook from Lanarkshire

What did you have to do make it work? I have changed the fuse but it still won’t work Jack Hawksworth from Leicestershire

First check the earth connection on the right hand side of the screen, you will need a multimeter and a known earth connection (try metal in the passenger door jamb) , you should get a very low reading of less than 1 ohm. Next try the +ve connection on the left hand side of the screen, if you get 12v here and no bars on the screen working at all then the screen probably does need replacing. Make sure that the cable in the rubber grommet ( LHS again ) is not broken. This is strained every time the boot lid is raised, the cable supplying the led brake light cluster on my C4 had to be repaired some time ago. Keith Terry from Kent

Submitted: 04/10/2012 14:02:46 | ID: 89942

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Frank Hepburn, Aberdeenshire

Citroen Berlingo Multispace 2012

I have a Citroen Berlingo Multispace and am trying to change the headlight bulb but cannot see how to disconnect the electrical connector? I have tried pulling and twisting to no avail. I can release the retaining tab but have to disconnect the connector first. I am stuck, can anyone help?

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Had the same problem on my 2009 van. The bulbs were in for a long time before I needed to replace them. Assuming you have the same H4 bulbs as I do, just leave the spring clip in place, and give the block connector a wiggle whilst pulling firmly backwards. I had some trouble getting the connector off the back of the bulb, and a "eyes closed hope for the best" strong yank/tug did the trick. George Smith from England

when changing a bulb in difficult situations, wear skinny (cyclists) grippy gloves. John from Devon

Submitted: 02/12/2013 15:42:03 | ID: 56304

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wendy, Staffordshire

Citroen C3 Pluriel

the "leather "cover on the gear stick has come away and the circle bit that holds it in place has also come off, have sat for nearly 2 hours trying to feed the slots on the circle bit through the slits in the leather cover but no joy, any help anyone?

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The hard plastic bit around the base lifts up, ease it up & fit the bits from underneath, don't expect it to stay in place for more than a few months. Annoying. Suz from Kent

Submitted: 15/03/2016 16:27:03 | ID: 129053

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Steff, West Midlands

Citroen C3 Pluriel

I have bought a pluriel and the aerial I'd broken and the metal screw us ceased in the baseplate. Can you advise how the change the complete aerial fitment please Steff

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Get a good screwdriver set to hand! It requires 2 (possibly 3, it was a while ago) different heads. First remove the sun visors, then the screws that hold these on, then poke a small flat head into the tiny hole you'd think couldn't possibly hold a screw, it does. Then remove the bits in the middle & carefully unpop the whole plastic bit across the front of the inside of the windscreen. Let this dangle. At the base of the aerial there is a small metal plate (about the size of a 10p piece), push on the little black bit that sticks out & the plate will pop off. You can now see the bottom of the aerial. After removing the old one but before fitting the new one open the roof, stand up in the car & clean around the fitting well. Make sure it's completely dry & pop a bit of Vaseline around the hole, then fit the new one. Then refit as it came off, sounds horrendous but wasn't too bad. If you're nearby I'll help, I'm in Kent. Suz from Kent

Get a good screwdriver set to hand! It requires 2 (possibly 3, it was a while ago) different heads. First remove the sun visors, then the screws that hold these on, then poke a small flat head into the tiny hole you'd think couldn't possibly hold a screw, it does. Then remove the bits in the middle & carefully unpop the whole plastic bit across the front of the inside of the windscreen. Let this dangle. At the base of the aerial there is a small metal plate (about the size of a 10p piece), push on the little black bit that sticks out & the plate will pop off. You can now see the bottom of the aerial. After removing the old one but before fitting the new one open the roof, stand up in the car & clean around the fitting well. Make sure it's completely dry & pop a bit of Vaseline around the hole, then fit the new one. Then refit as it came off, sounds horrendous but wasn't too bad. If you're nearby I'll help, I'm in Kent. Suz from Kent

Submitted: 22/04/2016 06:51:30 | ID: 130671

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Julian Meeson, Shropshire

Citroen C3 Pluriel

Does anyone know how to fix the front passenger seat folding mechanism. The seat will only stay in place when pushed right back. Passenger not impressed at having to virtually lie down in the seat, when travalling to the shops!

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You have to push it back into the position it was originally. If you want to alter the position of the whole seat forward or back you have to use the adjuster under the seat. If you want to alter the tilt of the back you have to push the upright handle on the side back, but beware & keep your hand on it cos it snaps forward. Suz from Kent

Submitted: 06/05/2016 21:06:01 | ID: 131228

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Sharon, South Ayrshire

Citroen DS3

Hi, just wondered if anyone else has experienced their front passenger seat lever going? Cars not even 3 years old yet & not prone to a lot of rear seat passengers using the lever. Thanks in advance

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It's a common problem. A Citroen dealer should fix it as there has been a recall. They fixed mine but I still had a warranty so not sure if they'll charge you. Cheryl from Falkirk

Submitted: 10/04/2016 19:58:36 | ID: 130208

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Col, Cumbria

Citroen Relay

Hi Citroen I'm struggling to find the fuse for the cigarette lighter and where the fuse box is, the booklet that's supplied from Citroen talks about three fuse boxes, the only fuse box I've found is just right of the steering wheel and none of the diagrams in the book match the fuse box itself! The mind boggles is the booklet just put together not expecting anyone to look at it. In the book it's fuse 44 and 20amp nothing is numbered and the diagram is nothing like what I've found.

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Col, the fusebox for most of the 'regular' fuses is where you found one.. under the right side of steering wheel... check them one by one until you come across a broken one.. there are/will be empty slots and maybe if all the fitted fuses are good, someone just took the cig lighter one out and left it out. You have another fusebox in the engine bay to the right side.. just to the right of the air filter box.. that will house relays and fuses of higher capacity and they'll be maxi fuses too... not your standard mini blades. It's not surprising that the booklet does not match the vehicle.. but I can't confirm mine's the same since I don't have a booklet.. lost by previous owner! Haven't encountered a third fusebox yet ! R Evans from Caerphilly

Thanks Col from Cumbria

Thanks Col from Cumbria

Further to my long winded answer about cigarette lighter fuses, which I appear to have posted to answer the question above, I realised that unless you have a copy of the handbook then telling you it's fuse 44 is abit useless...... Hence if you remove the grey cover by your right knee you will see a grid of fuses in a 5 x 5 arrangement but with a row of spare fuses in a column just to the left of this 5 x 5 grid. So the front ciggy lighter fuse is the yellow 20amp fuse that is one in and one up from the bottom right hand corner! There is a fuse puller at the top right of the fuse box to help and there should be a spare yellow 20amp fuse in the column of 5 to the left of the 5x5 grid arrangement. Good Luck! Paul The Van Driver from Northamptonshire

Further to my long winded answer about cigarette lighter fuses, which I appear to have posted to answer the question above, I realised that unless you have a copy of the handbook then telling you it's fuse 44 is abit useless...... Hence if you remove the grey cover by your right knee you will see a grid of fuses in a 5 x 5 arrangement but with a row of spare fuses in a column just to the left of this 5 x 5 grid. So the front ciggy lighter fuse is the yellow 20amp fuse that is one in and one up from the bottom right hand corner! There is a fuse puller at the top right of the fuse box to help and there should be a spare yellow 20amp fuse in the column of 5 to the left of the 5x5 grid arrangement. Good Luck! Paul The Van Driver from Northamptonshire

Submitted: 16/04/2016 08:15:01 | ID: 130445

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Submitted: 07/04/2016 13:39:05 | ID: 130063

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Submitted: 20/09/2014 08:59:47 | ID: 103350

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Submitted: 12/06/2015 19:44:43 | ID: 117130

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Submitted: 03/08/2015 20:05:06 | ID: 119300

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Submitted: 02/02/2015 11:03:17 | ID: 110726

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Submitted: 12/02/2015 16:40:15 | ID: 111382

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Submitted: 15/02/2015 14:54:04 | ID: 111592

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