Citroën Common Issues
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The most common Citroën problems

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Problems solved during Citroën’s recalls do not usually determine the reliability of the vehicle itself. Even the common-recalled model can be a good choice, and vice versa.

It is good to be informed, however, what problems the manufacturer has recalled most often. At least to know whether the defect was corrected by the previous owner, when buying a second-hand car. You should check your vehicle VIN with your nearest Citroën dealer using our special page.



The most common Citroën´s problems by model

Berlingo C-Crosser C-Elysée C-Zero C1 C3 C3 Aircross C3 Picasso C4 C4 Aircross C4 Cactus C4 Picasso C5 C8 DS3 DS4 DS5 DS7 Jumper/Relay Jumpy/Dispatch Spacetourer


The most common Citroën´s faults by keywords

Airbags

DS-7-Crossback-2018-recall-airbag-driver 27. 4. 2019

DS7 Crossback (2017 - 2018)

  5. 9. 2017 - 26. 10. 2018
A component in the driver’s airbag system may be inadequate. This may result in reduced effect ...
     605
citroen-berlingo-2017-recall-airbag 9. 6. 2018

Citroën Berlingo (2017)

  13. 11. 2017 - 20. 11. 2017
The airbag control units might have received a shock during transportation to the vehicle assembly p ...
     1,217
Citroen-C4-Picasso-2017-recall-airbag 9. 6. 2018

Citroën C4-Picasso (2017)

  10. 11. 2017 - 14. 11. 2017
The airbag control units might have received a shock during transportation to the vehicle assembly p ...
     725
citroen-c-elysee-2017-recall-airbag 9. 6. 2018

Citroën C-Elysée (2017)

  13. 11. 2017 - 26. 11. 2017
The airbag control units might have received a shock during transportation to the vehicle assembly p ...
     957
citroen-spacetourer-2017-recall 25. 12. 2017

Citroën Spacetourer (2016)

  24. 8. 2016 - 10. 11. 2016
The wiring of the connections for the safety belt pre-tensioners and the side-curtain airbags may be ...
     671

End of Airbags Sumary

Brakes

Citroen-Berlingo-2019-recall-hand-brake 22. 6. 2019

Citroën Berlingo (2017 - 2019)

  7. 10. 2017 - 8. 2. 2019
Possible misalignment of the ratchet on the handbrake lever latching mechanism. As a result, the han ...
     364
Citroen-C-Zero-2018-recall-brakes 19. 4. 2019

Citroën C-Zero (2018)

  2. 4. 2018 - 1. 8. 2018
Possible defective component in the brake assist system vacuum pump. This may cause a loss of brakin ...
     314
Citroen-C4-Aircross-2014-recall-parking-brake 26. 10. 2018

Citroën C4 Aircross (2014)

  8. 7. 2014 - 23. 12. 2014
The piston assembly in the rear brake caliper is not correct. As a consequence, the parking brake ma ...
     705
Citroen-C4-Aircross-2012-recall-parking-brake 12. 10. 2018

Citroën C4 Aircross (2012 - 2016)

  1. 10. 2012 - 1. 2. 2016
The axle of the parking brake caliper has not been correctly sealed and might corrode. As a conseque ...
     633
citroen-jumpy-2016-recall 2. 3. 2017

Citroen Jumpy (2015 - 2016)

  15. 10. 2015 - 27. 10. 2016
1. The tightening torque of the brake servo to the pedal may be incorrect. This could lead to air ge ...
     1,854

End of Brakes Sumary

Engine

Citroen-SpaceTourer-2018-recall-dpf 28. 10. 2019

Citroën Spacetourer (2017 - 2018)

  30. 5. 2017 - 22. 5. 2018
A plastic component inside the exhaust line of the particulate filter could damage the diesel partic ...
     28
citroen-jumpy-2018-recall-dpf 28. 10. 2019

Citroën Jumpy (2017 - 2018)

  30. 5. 2017 - 22. 5. 2018
A plastic component inside the exhaust line of the particulate filter could damage the diesel partic ...
     19
Citroen-C-Elysee-2017-recall-dpf 28. 10. 2019

Citroën C-Elysée (2017 - 2018)

  15. 12. 2017 - 19. 6. 2018
A plastic component inside the exhaust line of the particulate filter could damage the diesel partic ...
     20
Citroen-C4-Picasso-2017-recall-dpf 28. 10. 2019

Citroën C4 Picasso (2018)

  25. 1. 2018 - 25. 6. 2018
A plastic component inside the exhaust line of the particulate filter could damage the diesel partic ...
     31
Citroen-C4_Cactus-2018-recall-dpf 28. 10. 2019

Citroën C4 Cactus (2017 - 2018)

  12. 12. 2017 - 25. 6. 2018
A plastic component inside the exhaust line of the particulate filter could damage the diesel partic ...
     26

End of Engine Sumary

Gearbox

citroen-berlingo-2016-recall 18. 4. 2017

Citroen Berlingo (2016)

  28. 4. - 24. 8. 2016
A problem with a component of the gearbox actuator could prevent gear changing or cause the driver t ...
     1,119
Citroen-DS5-2016-recall 18. 4. 2017

Citroen DS5 (2016)

  22. 6. - 16. 8. 2016
A problem with a component of the gearbox actuator could prevent gear changing or cause the driver t ...
     2,597
citroen-c4-cactus-2016--recall 18. 4. 2017

Citroen C4 Cactus (2016)

  26. 4. - 29. 8. 2016
A problem with a component of the gearbox actuator could prevent gear changing or cause the driver t ...
     1,418
citroen-c4-picasso-2013--recall 13. 3. 2015

Citroen C4 Picasso (2012 - 2013)

  MY 2013
The reverse locking ring of the gear lever might break. As a result first gear may be engaged instea ...
     1,646

End of Gearbox Sumary

Suspension

citroen-jumpy-2014-recall-counterweight 30. 9. 2019

Citroën Jumpy (2014 - 2016)

  25. 2. 2014 - 27. 6. 2016
The support for the counterweight located beneath the rear floor may crack over time and break. As a ...
Citroen-Mehari-2018-recall-rear-arm-fault 17. 5. 2019

Citroën Mehari (2017 - 2018)

  29. 8. 2017 - 26. 1. 2018
The rear control-arm prop may be incorrectly fastened. This can impair driving stability, increasing ...
     365
Citroen-C4-Cactus-2018-weight-distribution-recall 13. 4. 2019

Citroën C4 Cactus (2018)

  23. 2. 2018 - 25. 4. 2018
The weight distribution of the vehicle may, under certain conditions, be inadequate. This may impair ...
     693
citroen-spacetourer-2015-2018-recall 5. 4. 2019

Citroën Spacetourer (2015 - 2018)

  10. 9. 2015 - 3. 12. 2018
1. The wishbone mounting brackets on the rear suspension system are improperly fixed and could break ...
     515
citroen-ds-3ds-2017-recall 1. 12. 2017

Citroën DS3 (2017)

  21. 7. 2017 - 20. 9. 2017
A number of points on the front suspension may not be correctly tightened. There is a risk of loosen ...
     3,132

End of Suspension Sumary

Steering

Citroen-C3-2018-recall-steering 8. 2. 2019

Citroën C3 (2018)

  6. 7. 2018 - 12. 7. 2018
The steering column was incorrectly assembled on the shaft of the steering system. Consequently, the ...
     796
Citroen-C3-2018-recall-steering 23. 9. 2018

Citroën C3 (2018)

  11. 1. 2018 - 22. 1. 2018
The steering column assembly may not be correct. This could lead to a loss of steering control. The ...
     1,791
citroen-jumpy-2016--recall 24. 6. 2017

Citroen Jumpy (2016)

  15. 6. 2016 - 5. 9. 2016
The pinion of the steering valve on the steering rack has been incorrectly fixed. This may lead to a ...
     1,339
citroen-spacetourer-2016--recall 24. 6. 2017

Citroen Spacetourer (2016)

  19. 7. 2016 - 6. 9. 2016
The pinion of the steering valve on the steering rack has been incorrectly fixed. This may lead to a ...
     708
Citroen-DS5-2017-recall 11. 3. 2017

Citroen DS5 (2016)

  12. 5. – 31. 10. 2016
Some tightening torques, including on the connection between the steering and the wheel pivot, may b ...
     3,371

End of Steering Sumary

Fuel Tank

DS-3-Crossback-2019-recall-fuel-leak-fire 2. 11. 2019

DS3 Crossback (2019)

  14. 5. 2019 - 14. 9. 2019
The plastic layers of the fuel tank do not adhere to each other correctly. As a result, fuel may lea ...
     47
citroen-c5-2013-recall 27. 11. 2015

Citroen C5 (2012 - 2014)

  3. 9. 2012 - 18. 12. 2014
In the case of negative exterior temperatures, and after repeated activation of the fuel heater, an ...
     1,391

End of Fuel Tank Sumary

Bodywork

citroen-jumpy-2014-recall-counterweight 30. 9. 2019

Citroën Jumpy (2014 - 2016)

  25. 2. 2014 - 27. 6. 2016
The support for the counterweight located beneath the rear floor may crack over time and break. As a ...
Citroen-C4-Cactus-2018-weight-distribution-recall 13. 4. 2019

Citroën C4 Cactus (2018)

  23. 2. 2018 - 25. 4. 2018
The weight distribution of the vehicle may, under certain conditions, be inadequate. This may impair ...
     693
Citroen-C3_Aircross-2019-recall-wire-fire 12. 4. 2019

Citroën C3 Aircross (2016 - 2019)

  6. 9. 2016 - 15. 1. 2019
A protruding weld stud may damage the bodywork wire harness and lead to a short-circuit. This may co ...
     1,054
Citroen-C1-recall-window 4. 1. 2019

Citroën C1 (2005 - 2013)

  10. 5. 2005 - 20. 11. 2013
It is possible that the glue that adheres the windowpane to the rear door could come loose. In this ...
     3,160
Citroen-C-Crosser-2007-recall-sunroof 21. 12. 2018

Citroën C-Crosser (2007 - 2009)

  17. 4. 2007 - 18. 9. 2009
The adhesive strength used to fit the sunroof glazing onto the external frame may decrease depending ...
     480

End of Bodywork Sumary

Electronic

Citroen-C4-Picasso-2018-recall-overheating 23. 9. 2018

Citroën C4 Picasso (2016 - 2018)

  3. 3. 2016 - 8. 3. 2018
The cars have an incorrect version of the engine’s software, leading to errors in the cooling ...
     1,803
citroen-c-crosser-2012-recall 1. 6. 2018

Citroën C-Crosser (2007 - 2012)

  16. 4. 2007 - 27. 4. 2012
Water can enter the vent mechanism for the front windscreen-wiper motor. This could result in the wi ...
     1,426
citroen-c5-2015-recall-overheating 7. 4. 2018

Citroën C5 (2014 - 2015)

  1. 12. 2014 - 8. 4. 2015
Overheating of the engine may occur due to a problem with the engine control software. Overheating o ...
     2,464
citroen-ds5-2015-recall-overheating 7. 4. 2018

Citroën DS5 (2013 - 2015)

  15. 5. 2013 - 24. 4. 2015
Overheating of the engine may occur due to a problem with the engine control software. Overheating o ...
     1,831
citroen-ds4-2015-recall-overheating 7. 4. 2018

Citroën DS4 (2014 - 2015)

  17. 7. 2014 - 30. 4. 2015
Overheating of the engine may occur due to a problem with the engine control software. Overheating o ...
     1,179

End of Electronic Sumary

Door Locks

citroen-c4-aircross-2016--recall 23. 2. 2018

Citroën C4 Aircross (2015 - 2016)

  23. 4. 2015 - 13. 3. 2016
An internal component of the door locks could be defective. The defect could prevent a door from bei ...
     671
22. 4. 2016

Citroen Jumper (2015)

  27. 7. - 1. 9. 2015
The screws on the break-in protection plate on the sliding side door may break over time. In the eve ...
     1,038

End of Door Locks Sumary

Stabilization

28. 10. 2016

Citroen C4 Cactus (2016)

  30. 3. – 20. 4. 2016
Possible presence of a plastic part in an inlet valve of the ABS/ESP (anti-lock braking system/elect ...
     4,308
28. 10. 2016

Citroen DS3 (2016)

  30. 3. – 20. 4. 2016
Possible presence of a plastic part in an inlet valve of the ABS/ESP (anti-lock braking system/elect ...
     4,162
28. 10. 2016

Citroen C3 Picasso (2016)

  5. – 13. 4. 2016
Possible presence of a plastic part in an inlet valve of the ABS/ESP (anti-lock braking system/elect ...
     2,516
28. 10. 2016

Citroen C3 (2016)

  30. 3. – 20. 4. 2016
Possible presence of a plastic part in an inlet valve of the ABS/ESP (anti-lock braking system/elect ...
     1,725
28. 10. 2016

Citroen C-Elysée (2016)

  15. – 21. 4. 2016
Possible presence of a plastic part in an inlet valve of the ABS/ESP (anti-lock braking system/elect ...
     1,116

End of Stabilization Sumary

Seat Belts

citroen-spacetourer-2017-recall 25. 12. 2017

Citroën Spacetourer (2016)

  24. 8. 2016 - 10. 11. 2016
The wiring of the connections for the safety belt pre-tensioners and the side-curtain airbags may be ...
     671
citroen-jumpy-2017-recall 25. 12. 2017

Citroën Jumpy (2016 - 2017)

  12. 9. 2016 - 16. 1. 2017
The wiring of the connections for the safety belt pre-tensioners and the side-curtain airbags may be ...
     1,169

End of Seat Belts Sumary

Fuel

citroen-jumpy-2013-recall 27. 11. 2015

Citroen Jumpy (2012 - 2014)

  3. 9. 2012 - 17. 12. 2014
In the case of negative exterior temperatures, and after repeated activation of the fuel heater, an ...
     1,093
Citroen-DS5-2014-recall 27. 11. 2015

Citroen DS5 (2012 - 2014)

  1. 9. 2012 - 19. 12. 2014
In the case of negative exterior temperatures, and after repeated activation of the fuel heater, an ...
     2,549
citroen-c8-2014-recall 27. 11. 2015

Citroen C8 (2012 - 2014)

  3. 9. 2012 - 25. 6. 2014
In the case of negative exterior temperatures, and after repeated activation of the fuel heater, an ...
     1,420
citroen-ds4-2013-recall 27. 11. 2015

Citroen DS4 (2012 - 2014)

  1. 9. 2012 - 17. 12. 2014
In the case of negative exterior temperatures, and after repeated activation of the fuel heater, an ...
     1,649
citroen-c4-2013-recall 27. 11. 2015

Citroen C4 (2012 - 2014)

  1. 9. 2012 - 17. 12. 2014
In the case of negative exterior temperatures, and after repeated activation of the fuel heater, an ...
     1,624

End of Fuel Sumary

Seats

End of Seats Sumary

Headlamps

End of Headlamps Sumary

Tyres

citroen-berlingo-2016-recall 15. 7. 2017

Citroen Berlingo (2016)

  26. 4. - 5. 5. 2016
Premature ageing of the tyres could lead to loss of tyre pressure. The recall concerns vehicles manu ...
     1,157

End of Tyres Sumary



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