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 ...
     384
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 ...
     1,068
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 ...
     622
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 ...
     815
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 ...
     568

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 ...
     189
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 ...
     210
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 ...
     604
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 ...
     543
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 ...
     1,757

End of Brakes Sumary

Engine

Citroen-C4-Aircross-2015-recall-start-stop 19. 4. 2019

Citroën C4 Aircross (2011 - 2015)

  25. 11. 2011 - 1. 4. 2015
The programming of the ‘Stop & Start’ system is inadequate. This may cause the engine to cu ...
     343
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 ...
     616
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 ...
     1,737
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 ...
     1,221
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 ...
     770

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 ...
     1,000
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 ...
     2,420
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 ...
     1,287
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 ...
     1,518

End of Gearbox Sumary

Suspension

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 ...
     248
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 ...
     474
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 ...
     380
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 ...
     2,945
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 ...
     1,993

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 ...
     685
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 ...
     1,587
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 ...
     1,256
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 ...
     638
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 ...
     3,184

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 ...
     1,263

End of Fuel Tank Sumary

Bodywork

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 ...
     474
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 ...
     795
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 ...
     2,862
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 ...
     381
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 ...
     636

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 ...
     1,540
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 ...
     1,268
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 ...
     2,243
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 ...
     1,563
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 ...
     944

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 ...
     566
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 ...
     943

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 ...
     4,123
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 ...
     3,959
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 ...
     2,372
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 ...
     1,635
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 ...
     1,041

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 ...
     568
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 ...
     1,050

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 ...
     966
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 ...
     2,383
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 ...
     1,327
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 ...
     1,527
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 ...
     1,504

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 ...
     1,010

End of Tyres Sumary



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