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Citroen C3: Spare wheel / Putting the spare wheel back in place. After changing a wheel

Citroen C3 2016-2024 Owners Manual / In the event of a breakdown / Spare wheel / Putting the spare wheel back in place. After changing a wheel

Putting the spare wheel back in place

Citroen C3. Putting the spare wheel back in place. After changing a wheel

  • 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.
  • Tighten the central nut sufficiently to retain the wheel correctly.
  • Depending on version, put the tool box back in place in the middle of the wheel and clip it in place.

After changing a wheel

Citroen C3. Putting the spare wheel back in place. After changing a wheel

Citroen C3. Putting the spare wheel back in place. After changing a wheel With a "space-saver" type spare wheel

Deactivate certain driving aid functions (Active Safety Brake, etc.).

Do not exceed the maximum authorised speed of 50 mph (80 km/h).

Driving with more than one “space-saver” type spare wheel is prohibited.

Citroen C3. Putting the spare wheel back in place. After changing a wheel Visit a CITROËN dealer or a qualified workshop as soon as possible to have the tightness of the bolts and the pressure of the spare wheel checked.

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