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Citroen C3. Bonnet Stop & Start

Before doing anything under the bonnet, you must switch off the ignition to avoid any risk of injury resulting from an automatic change to START mode.

Citroen C3. Bonnet

Citroen C3. Bonnet The location of the interior bonnet release lever prevents the bonnet being opened when the left-hand front door is closed.

Citroen C3. Bonnet When the engine is hot, handle the exterior safety catch and the bonnet stay with care (risk of burns), using the protected area.

When the bonnet is open, take care not to damage the safety catch.

Do not open the bonnet under very windy conditions.

Citroen C3. Bonnet Cooling of the engine when stopped The engine cooling fan may start after the engine has been switched off. Take care with objects or clothing that could be caught in the blades of the fan!

Opening

Citroen C3. Bonnet

  • Open the left-hand front door.
  • Pull the interior release lever, located at the bottom of the door frame, towards you.

Citroen C3. Bonnet

  • Lift the exterior safety catch and raise the bonnet.

Citroen C3. Bonnet

  • Unclip the stay from its housing and place it in the support slot to hold the bonnet open.

Closing

  • Hold the bonnet and pull out the stay from the support slot.
  • Clip the stay in its housing.
  • Lower the bonnet and release it near the end of its travel.
  • Pull on the bonnet to check that it is locked correctly.

Because of the presence of electrical equipment under the bonnet, it is strongly recommended that exposure to water (rain, washing, etc.) be limited.

    Roof bars

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    Engine compartment

    The engine represented is an example given for illustration purposes only. The locations of the following elements may vary: Air filter. Engine oil dipstick...

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