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Citroen C3: Practical information / Misfuel prevention (Diesel)

(Depending on country of sale.)

This mechanical device prevents filling the tank of a Diesel vehicle with petrol.

Located in the filler neck, the misfuel prevention device is visible when the filler cap is removed.

Operation

Citroen C3. Misfuel prevention (Diesel)

When a petrol filler nozzle is inserted into the fuel filler neck of a Diesel vehicle, it comes into contact with the flap. The system remains closed and prevents filling.

Do not persist but introduce a Diesel type filler nozzle.

Citroen C3. Misfuel prevention (Diesel) It remains possible to use a fuel jerrycan to fill the tank.

Citroen C3. Misfuel prevention (Diesel) Travelling abroad

As Diesel fuel pump nozzles may be different in other countries, the presence of the misfuel prevention device may make refuelling impossible.

Before travelling abroad, it is advisable to check with a CITROËN dealer if the vehicle is suitable for the distribution equipment of the countries visited.

    Refuelling

    Fuel tank capacity: approximately 45 or 47 litres (petrol) or 42 or 50 litres (Diesel). Reserve level: approximately 5 litres. Low fuel level When the low fuel level is reached, one of these warning lamps comes on on the instrument panel, accompanied by an onscreen message and an audible signal...

    Compatibility of fuels

    Petrol fuels conforming to the EN228 standard containing up to 5% and 10% ethanol respectively. Diesel fuels conforming to the EN590, EN16734 and EN16709 standards and containing up to 7%, 10%, 20% and 30% fatty acid methyl ester respectively...

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