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Citroen C3: Indicators / Service indicator

The servicing information is expressed in terms of distance (kilometres or miles) and time (months or days).

The alert is given at whichever of these two terms is reached first.

The servicing information is displayed in the instrument panel. Depending on the version of the vehicle:

  • The distance recorder display line indicates the distance remaining before the next service is due, or the distance travelled since it was due preceded by the "-" sign.
  • An alert message indicates the distance remaining, as well as the period before the next service is due or how long it is overdue.

Citroen C3. Service indicator The value indicated is calculated according to the distance covered and the time elapsed since the last service. The alert may also be triggered close to a due date.

Service spanner

Citroen C3. Service indicator On temporarily when the ignition is switched on.

Between 620 and 1,860 miles (1,000 and 3,000 km) remain before the next service is due.

Citroen C3. Service indicator Fixed, when the ignition is switched on. The next service is due in less than 620 miles (1,000 km).

Have your vehicle serviced very soon.

Service spanner flashing

Citroen C3. Service indicator Flashing then fixed, when the ignition is switched on.

(With BlueHDi Diesel engines, combined with the Service warning lamp.)

The servicing interval has been exceeded.

Have your vehicle serviced as soon as possible.

Resetting the service indicator

The service indicator must be reset after each service.

  • Switch off the ignition.

    Citroen C3. Service indicator

  • Press and hold this button.
  • Switch on the ignition; the distance recorder display begins a countdown.
  • Release the button when =0 is displayed; the spanner disappears.

Citroen C3. Service indicator If you have to disconnect the battery following this operation, lock the vehicle and wait at least 5 minutes for the reset to be registered.

Retrieving the service information

The service information can be accessed at any time.

  • Press this button.

The service information is displayed for a few seconds, then disappears.

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