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Citroen C3: Spare wheel / Fitting a wheel

Citroen C3. Fitting a wheel

Citroen C3. Fitting a wheel Fitting a steel or ‘space-saver’ type spare wheel

If the vehicle is equipped with alloy wheels, the washers do not make contact with the steel or ‘space-saver’ type spare wheel. The wheel is secured by the conical surface of each bolt.

Citroen C3. Fitting a wheel

  • Fit the wheel on the hub.
  • Screw in the bolts by hand as far as possible.
  • Pre-tighten the bolts using the wheelbrace 5 only.

Citroen C3. Fitting a wheel

  • Lower the vehicle again fully.
  • Fold jack 6 and remove it.

Citroen C3. Fitting a wheel

  • Tighten the bolts using the wheelbrace 5 only.
  • Refit the bolt covers to each of the bolts (depending on equipment).
  • Store the tools.

    Removing a wheel

    Parking the vehicle Immobilise the vehicle where it does not obstruct traffic: the ground must be level, stable and non-slippery. With a manual gearbox, engage first gear to lock the wheels, apply the parking brake, unless it is programmed to be in automatic mode, and switch off the ignition...

    Putting the spare wheel back in place. After changing a wheel

    Putting the spare wheel back in place Put the spare wheel back in place in its housing. Slacken the nut on the bolt by a few turns. Position the fastening device (nut and bolt) in the middle of the wheel...

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