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Citroen C3: Back-up procedures / Reinitialising the remote control

Citroen C3 2016-2021 Owners Manual / Access / Back-up procedures / Reinitialising the remote control

Following replacement of the battery or in the event of a fault, it may be necessary to reinitialise the remote control.

Without Keyless Entry and Starting

Citroen C3. Reinitialising the remote control

  • Switch off the ignition.
  • Return the key to position 2 (Ignition on).
  • Immediately press the closed padlock button for a few seconds.
  • Switch off the ignition and remove the key 2 from the switch.

The remote control is now fully operational again.

With Keyless Entry and Starting

Citroen C3. Reinitialising the remote control

  • Insert the mechanical key (incorporated into the remote control) into the lock to open the vehicle.

Citroen C3. Reinitialising the remote control

  • Place the electronic key against the back-up reader on the steering column and hold it there until the ignition is switched on.

Citroen C3. Reinitialising the remote control

  • Switch on the ignition by pressing the "START/STOP" button.
  • With a manual gearbox, place the gear lever in neutral then fully depress the clutch pedal.
  • With an automatic gearbox, while in mode P, depress the brake pedal.

If the fault persists after reinitialisation, contact a CITROËN dealer or a qualified workshop without delay.

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