Citroen C3 Manuals

Citroen C3: Driving / Parking brake

Release

Citroen C3. Parking brake

  • Pull the parking brake lever up slightly, press the release button, then lower the lever fully.

Citroen C3. Parking brake When driving the vehicle, if this warning lamp and the STOP warning lamp come on, accompanied by an audible signal and the display of a message, this means that the parking brake is still applied or has not been fully released.

Application

Citroen C3. Parking brake

  • Pull the parking brake lever up to immobilise the vehicle.

Citroen C3. Parking brake When towing, parking on a steep slope, or if your vehicle is heavily laden, turn the wheels towards the kerb and engage a gear (manual gearbox) or move the selector lever to position P (automatic gearbox). For towing, your vehicle is approved for parking on slopes of up to 12%.

    Key not detected. Emergency switch-off

    Key not detected Back-up starting A back-up reader is fitted to the steering column so that the engine can be started if the system does not detect the key in the recognition zone, or if the battery in the electronic key is flat...

    5-speed manual gearbox

    Engaging reverse gear Fully depress the clutch pedal. Push the gear lever fully to the right, then backwards. Only engage reverse gear when the vehicle is stationary with the engine at idle...

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    Citroen C3 2016-2021 Owners Manual: Misfuel prevention (Diesel)


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    Citroen C3 2016-2021 Owners Manual: Anti-lock braking system (ABS) and Electronic brake force distribution (EBFD)


    These systems enhance the vehicle’s stability and handling during braking, and enable greater control while cornering, particularly on poor or slippery road surfaces. ABS prevents wheel locking in the event of emergency braking. EBFD manages the braking pressure wheel by wheel...

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