Citroen C3 Manuals

Citroen C3: Access / Back-up procedures

Lost keys, remote control, electronic key

Visit a CITROËN dealer with the vehicle's registration certificate, a personal identification document and, if possible, the label bearing the key code.

The CITROËN dealer will be able to retrieve the key code and the transponder code required to order a new key.

Complete unlocking/locking of the vehicle with the key

Use this procedure in the following situations:

  • Remote control battery discharged.
  • Remote control malfunction.
  • Vehicle battery discharged.
  • Vehicle in an area subject to strong electromagnetic interference.

In the first case, change the remote control battery.

In the second case, reinitialise the remote control.

Refer to the corresponding sections.

  • Insert the key in the door lock.
  • Turn the key towards the front/rear to unlock/ lock the vehicle.
  • Turn the key rearwards again within 5 seconds to deadlock the vehicle.

Citroen C3. Back-up procedures If the vehicle is fitted with an alarm, it will not be activated when locking with the key.

If the alarm is activated, the siren sounds when the door is opened; switch on the ignition to stop it.

Deadlocking

Deadlocking renders the interior door controls inoperative. It also deactivates the central locking button. The horn remains operational. Never leave anyone inside the vehicle when it is deadlocked...

Central locking not functioning

Use these procedures in the following cases: Central locking malfunction. Battery disconnected or discharged. In the event of a malfunction of the central locking system, the battery must be disconnected to ensure that the vehicle is locked fully...

Other information:

Citroen C3 2016-2022 Owners Manual: Deactivating/Reactivating the front passenger airbag


For vehicles on which it is fitted, the control is located inside the glove box. With the ignition off: To deactivate the airbag, turn the key in the switch to the "OFF" position. To reactivate it, turn the key to the "ON" position. When the ignition is switched on: This warning lamp comes on and remains lit to signal the deactivation...

Citroen C3 2016-2022 Owners Manual: Steering mounted controls - Type 2


Voice commands: This control is located on the steering wheel or at the end of the lighting control stalk (depending on equipment). Short press, smartphone voice commands via the system. Increase volume. Decrease volume. Mute by pressing the volume increase and decrease buttons simultaneously (depending on equipment)...

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