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Citroen C3. Electric windows

  1. Left-hand front
  2. Right-hand front
  3. Right-hand rear
  4. Left-hand rear
  5. Deactivation of the electric window controls located by the rear seats

Manual operation

To open or close the window, press or pull the switch, without going past the point of resistance. The window stops as soon as the switch is released.

Automatic operation (depending on version)

To open or close the window, press or pull the switch, beyond the point of resistance: the window opens or closes completely when the switch is released. Pressing the switch again stops the movement of the window.

Citroen C3. Electric windows The electric window switches remain operational for approximately one minute after the key has been removed.

Once this time has elapsed, the electric windows will not operate. To reactivate them, switch the ignition on again.

Safety anti-pinch (depending on version)

When the window rises and meets an obstacle, it stops and immediately partially lowers again.

In the event of unwanted opening of the window when closing automatically, press the switch until the window opens completely, then pull the switch immediately until the window closes.

Continue to hold the switch for approximately one second after the window has closed.

The safety anti-pinch function is not active during this operation.

Deactivating the rear controls for the rear electric windows

Citroen C3. Electric windows

For your children's safety, press control 5 to deactivate the controls for the rear electric windows, irrespective of their positions.

The red indicator lamp in the button comes on and a confirmation message is displayed. The lamp will remain lit until the controls are reactivated.

The rear electric windows can still be controlled using the driver's controls.

Reinitialising the electric windows

After reconnecting the battery, or in the event of abnormal window movement, the anti-pinch function must be reinitialised.

The anti-pinch function is disabled during the following sequence of operations.

For each window:

  • Lower the window fully, then raise it; it will rise in steps of a few centimetres each time the control is pressed. Repeat the operation until the window is fully closed.
  • Continue to pull the control upwards for at least one second after the window reaches the closed position.

Citroen C3. Electric windows If an electric window meets an obstacle during operation, the movement of the window must be reversed. To do this, press the relevant switch.

When the driver operates the passengers’ electric window switches, it is important to ensure that nothing can prevent the window from closing properly.

It is important to ensure that passengers use the electric windows correctly.

Pay particular attention to children when operating windows.

Be aware of passengers and/or other persons present when closing windows using the key or the "Keyless Entry and Starting" system.


    (Depending on the country of sale.) System which protects and provides a deterrent against theft and break-ins. It provides the following type of monitoring: Perimeter monitoring The system checks the opening of the vehicle...

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