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Citroen C3: Temporary puncture repair kit / Checking / adjusting tyre pressures

The compressor can be used, without injecting sealant, to check and, if necessary, adjust the tyre pressures.

  • Remove the valve cap from the tyre and keep it in a clean place.
  • Uncoil the pipe stowed under the compressor.
  • Screw the pipe onto the valve and tighten firmly.
  • Check that the compressor switch is in 8 position "O".
  • Fully uncoil the electric cable stowed under the compressor.
  • Connect the compressor's electric plug to the vehicle's 12 V socket.
  • Switch on the ignition.

Citroen C3. Checking / adjusting tyre pressures The tyre inflation pressures are given on this label.

Start the compressor by placing the switch at position "I" and adjust the pressure to the value shown on the vehicle's tyre pressure label. To deflate: press the black button located on the compressor pipe, near the valve connection.

Citroen C3. Checking / adjusting tyre pressures If after 7 minutes the pressure of 2 bar is not reached, the tyre is damaged;

contact a CITROËN dealer or a qualified workshop for assistance.

  • Once the correct pressure is reached, put the switch in position "O".
  • Remove the kit and stow it.

Citroen C3. Checking / adjusting tyre pressures Should the pressure of one or more tyres be adjusted, it is necessary to reinitialise the under-inflation detection system.

For more information on Tyre under-inflation detection, refer to the corresponding section.

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