Citroën Issues

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 faults by keywords

Airbags

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 ...
     494
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 ...
     348
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 ...
     413
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 ...
     337
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 ...
     765

End of Airbags Sumary

Brakes

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 ...
     183
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 ...
     264
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 ...
     1,461
citroen-spacetourer-2016-recall 2. 3. 2017

Citroen Spacetourer (2015 - 2016)

  20. 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 ...
     657
citroen-c4-cactus-2016-recall 19. 12. 2016

Citroen C4-Cactus (2016)

  30. 3. - 21. 4. 2016
A defective inlet valve in the ABS/ESP hydraulic unit may result in uncontrolled braking. The recall ...
     1,107

End of Brakes Sumary

Engine

Citroen-C-Crosser-2008-recall-belt 23. 12. 2018

Citroën C-Crosser (2008 - 2011)

  20. 3. 2008 - 17. 11. 2011
Due to the unsuitable design of the dynamic tensioner of the accessory belt, slip-resistance efforts ...
     122
Citroen-DS7-Crossback-recall-oil-leak 23. 9. 2018

Citroën DS7 Crossback (2018)

  27. 4. 2018 - 28. 5. 2018
The cylinder-housing oil gallery plug may not have been correctly tightened. As a consequence oil mi ...
     517
Citroen-C4-Picasso-2018-recall-oil-leak 23. 9. 2018

Citroën C4 Picasso (2018)

  4. 5. 2018 - 30. 5. 2018
The cylinder-housing oil gallery plug may not have been correctly tightened. As a consequence oil mi ...
     521
Citroen-SpaceTourer-2016-recall-overheating 23. 9. 2018

Citroën Spacetourer (2016 - 2018)

  17. 2. 2016 - 26. 2. 2018
1. The cars have an incorrect version of the engine’s software, leading to errors in the cooli ...
     275
citroen-jumpy-2017-recall-overheating 23. 9. 2018

Citroën Jumpy (2016 - 2018)

  17. 2. 2016 - 26. 2. 2018
1. The cars have an incorrect version of the engine’s software, leading to errors in the cooli ...
     191

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 ...
     695
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 ...
     1,746
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 ...
     818
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 ...
     1,001

End of Gearbox Sumary

Suspension

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 ...
     1,978
citroen-c4-picasso-2014-recall 19. 6. 2015

Citroen C4 Picasso (2012 - 2014)

  29. 11. 2012 - 20. 11. 2014
Components of the suspensions may break while driving, which may cause a loss of control of the vehi ...
     1,319
citroen-ds3-2014-recall 29. 5. 2015

Citroen DS3 (2014)

  MY 2014
The tightening torque of the mounting bolts on the front triangular control arm on the sub-frame cou ...
     1,522
citroen-c3-2014-recall 29. 5. 2015

Citroen C3 (2014)

  MY 2014
The tightening torque of the mounting bolts on the front triangular control arm on the sub-frame cou ...
     1,164

End of Suspension Sumary

Steering

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 ...
     589
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 ...
     969
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 ...
     459
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 ...
     2,418
8. 7. 2016

Citroen C1 (2014)

  9. 9. 2014 - 15. 9. 2014
Part of the steering column assembly could fail, which could lead to loss of control of the vehicle. ...
     968

End of Steering Sumary

Fuel Tank

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 ...
     848

End of Fuel Tank Sumary

Bodywork

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 ...
     214
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 ...
     75
citroen-jumpy-2016-recall-tow-bar 23. 9. 2018

Citroën Jumpy 4 (2015 - 2017)

  13. 11. 2015 - 5. 10. 2017
The tow hitch bracket can deform when it is placed under maximum pressure. This may affect the drivi ...
     215
citroen-c4-aircross-2012-recall-rear-door 23. 6. 2018

Citroën C4 Aircross (2011 - 2016)

  25. 11. 2011 – 16. 5. 2016
The strut for the hatchback door may be defective. As a result, the door could suddenly drop from a ...
     443
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 ...
     644

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 ...
     581
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 ...
     644
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 ...
     1,278
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 ...
     762
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 ...
     451

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 ...
     358
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 ...
     625

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 ...
     3,303
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 ...
     2,330
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 ...
     1,806
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 ...
     1,057
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 ...

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 ...
     337
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 ...
     765

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 ...
     725
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 ...
     1,645
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 ...
     995
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 ...
     1,057
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 ...
     973

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 ...
     606

End of Tyres Sumary



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