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Citroen C3: Automatic gearbox / Switching the vehicle off

Before switching off the engine, it is possible to engage position P or N to place the gearbox in neutral.

In both cases, apply the parking brake to immobilise the vehicle, unless it is programmed to automatic mode.

Citroen C3. Switching the vehicle off If the selector is not in position P, when the driver's door is opened or approximately 45 seconds after the ignition is switched off, an audible signal sounds and a message appears.

  • Return the gear selector to P; the audible signal stops and the message disappears.

    Manual operation

    To limit fuel consumption during an extended standstill with the engine running (for example, in a traffic jam), set the gear selector to N and apply the parking brake...

    Malfunction

    In the event of a malfunction, this warning lamp comes on and a message is displayed, when the ignition is switched on. In this case, the gearbox goes into back-up mode and is locked in 3rd gear...

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