Citroen C3 Manuals

Citroen C3: Practical information / Free-wheeling

In certain situations, you must allow the vehicle to free-wheel (while being towed, on a rolling road, in an automatic car wash, or being transported by rail or sea freight, etc.). The procedure varies according to the type of gearbox and parking brake.

With automatic gearbox and manual parking brake

Citroen C3. Free-wheeling

Release procedure

  • With the vehicle stationary and the engine running, select mode N and switch off the ignition.

Within 5 seconds:

  • Switch on the ignition again.
  • While depressing the brake pedal, move the push selector forwards or backwards to confirm mode N.
  • Switch off the ignition.

If the 5-second time limit is exceeded, the gearbox engages mode P; it is then necessary to restart the procedure.

Reverting to normal operation

  • Press button P on the selector.

Citroen C3. Free-wheeling Keyless Entry and Starting

You must not depress the brake pedal while switching the ignition on or off. If you do, the engine will start, requiring you to restart the procedure.

    AdBlue® (BlueHDi)

    To respect the environment and ensure compliance with the Euro 6 standard, without adversely affecting the performance or fuel consumption of its Diesel engines, CITROËN has taken the decision to equip its vehicles with a system that associates SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) with a Diesel Particle Filter (DPF) for the treatment of exhaust gases...

    Advice on care and maintenance

    ..

    Other information:

    Citroen C3 2016-2024 Owners Manual: Cruise control


    Refer to the General recommendations on the use of driving and manoeuvring aids and to Cruise control - particular recommendations. This system automatically keeps the vehicle’s speed at the cruise value programmed by the driver (speed setting), without using the accelerator pedal. The cruise control is switched on manually. It requires a minimum vehicle speed of 25 mph (40 km/h). With ..

    Citroen C3 2016-2024 Owners Manual: Child seat at the rear


    "Forward facing" or "Rearward facing"  Move the vehicle's front seat forward and straighten the backrest so that the legs of the child in the "forward facing" child seat or the "rearward facing" child seat itself do not touch the vehicle's front seat. Verify that the backrest of the "forward facing" child seat is as close as possible to the backrest of the vehicle's rear seat..

    Categories

    Copyright © 2024 www.citroenc3.org