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Citroen C3: Ease of use and comfort / Rear bench seat

Rear head restraints

Citroen C3. Rear bench seat

They have two positions:

  • A high position, for when the seat is in use:
    • Pull the head restraint fully up.
  • A low position, for stowing, when the seat is not in use:
    • Press the lug A to release the head restraint and push it down.

The rear head restraints can be removed.

Removing a head restraint

Citroen C3. Rear bench seat

  • Release the backrest using control 1.
  • Tilt the backrest slightly forwards.
  • Pull the head restraint fully up.
  • Press the lug A to release the head restraint and remove it completely.

Refitting a head restraint

  • Insert the head restraint rods into the guides in the corresponding seat backrest.
  • Push the head restraint down as far as it will go.
  • Press the lug A to release the head restraint and push it down.

Citroen C3. Rear bench seat Never drive with passengers seated at the rear when the head restraints are removed; the head restraints should be in place and in the high position.

The head restraint for the centre seat and those for the outer seats are not interchangeable.

Folding the backrests

Citroen C3. Rear bench seat Manoeuvring the seat backrests should only be done when the vehicle is stationary.

First steps:

Citroen C3. Rear bench seat

  • Lower the head restraints.
  • If necessary, move the front seats forward.
  • Check that no person or object will interfere with folding down the backrests (clothing, luggage, etc.).
  • Check that the outer seat belts are lying flat on the backrests.

Citroen C3. Rear bench seat

  • Press the backrest release grip 1.
  • Guide backrest 2 down to the horizontal position.

Citroen C3. Rear bench seat When the backrest is released, the red indicator is visible in the release grip.

Repositioning the backrests

Citroen C3. Rear bench seat First check that the outer seat belts are lying vertically flat alongside the backrest latching rings.

Ease of use and comfort

Citroen C3. Rear bench seat

  • Put the backrest 2 in the upright position and push it firmly to latch it home.
  • Check that the red indicator is no longer visible in the release grip 1.
  • Ensure that the outer seat belts were not trapped during the operation.

Citroen C3. Rear bench seat Please note: an incorrectly latched backrest compromises the safety of passengers in the event of sudden braking or an accident.

The contents of the boot may be thrown forward - risk of serious injury!

    Heated seats

    With the engine running, use the adjustment knob to switch on and select the level of heating required: 0 : Off. 1 : Low. 2 : Medium. 3 : High. The front seats can be heated individually...

    Steering wheel adjustment

    When stationary, pull the control to release the steering wheel. Adjust the height and reach to suit your driving position. Push the control lever to lock the steering wheel...

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