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 ...
     21
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 ...
     29
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 ...
     19
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 ...
     170
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 ...
     531
citroen-c-zero-2010-recall 10. 12. 2017

Citroën C-Zero (2010 - 2017)

  11. 10. 2010 - 9. 2. 2017
A problem with an internal component of the passenger airbag deployment module could prevent the pas ...
     187
citroen-c3-2017-recall 2. 8. 2017

Citroën C3 (2017)

  4. 1. 2017 - 22. 2. 2017
The fixing studs for the curtain airbags are not welded properly. This could cause a curtain airbag ...
     1,301
Citroen-C3-Picasso-2016--recall 31. 3. 2017

Citroen C3 Picasso (2016)

  8. 9. - 14. 10. 2016
The right-hand front-seat airbag may contain a faulty activator device. In the event of a side impac ...
     467

End of Airbags Sumary

Brakes

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 ...
     1,184
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 ...
     483
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 ...
     776
citroen-ds3-2016-recall 19. 12. 2016

Citroen DS3 (2016)

  30. 3. - 21. 4. 2016
A defective inlet valve in the ABS/ESP hydraulic unit may result in uncontrolled braking. The recall ...
     868
citroen-c3-picasso-2016-recall 19. 12. 2016

Citroen C3 Picasso (2016)

  30. 3. - 21. 4. 2016
A defective inlet valve in the ABS/ESP hydraulic unit may result in uncontrolled braking. The recall ...
     772
citroen-c3-2016-recall 19. 12. 2016

Citroen C3 (2016)

  30. 3. - 21. 4. 2016
A defective inlet valve in the ABS/ESP hydraulic unit may result in uncontrolled braking. The recall ...
     1,027
Citroen-C-Elysee-2016-recall 19. 12. 2016

Citroen C-Elysée (2016)

  30. 3. - 21. 4. 2016
A defective inlet valve in the ABS/ESP hydraulic unit may result in uncontrolled braking. The recall ...
     1,019
citroen-c-crosser-2008-recall 14. 11. 2014

Citroen C-Croser (2007 - 2009)

  16. 4. 2007 - 1. 6. 2009
Two different recalls because of different defects, on partially overlapping vehicle production peri ...
     416

End of Brakes Sumary

Engine

citroen-c4-2017-recall-alternator 7. 4. 2018

Citroën C4 (2017)

  27. 11. 2017 - 29. 11. 2017
Screws anchoring the alternator and the air conditioning compressor may not be tightened to the corr ...
     199
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 ...
     212
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 ...
     129
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 ...
     83
citroen-c4-2015-recall-overheating 7. 4. 2018

Citroën C4 (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 ...
     473
citroen-c4-picasso-2015-recall-overheating 7. 4. 2018

Citroën C4 Picasso (2012 - 2015)

  5. 12. 2012 - 21. 4. 2015
Overheating of the engine may occur due to a problem with the engine control software. Overheating o ...
     247
citroen-c4-aircross-2012-recall 16. 2. 2018

Citroën C4 Aircross (2014 - 2016)

  17. 12. 2014 - 1. 7. 2016
There could be a fault with the power relay for the engine control unit. This could lead to the engi ...
     249
citroen-jumpy-2017--recall 27. 1. 2018

Citroën Jumpy (2017)

  2. 10. 2017 - 25. 11. 2017
A defect concerning a machined part of the engine could cause a loss of power. As a result the engin ...
     222

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 ...
     448
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 ...
     986
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 ...
     426
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 ...
     719

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 ...
     867
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 ...
     705
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 ...
     867
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 ...
     658

End of Suspension Sumary

Steering

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 ...
     680
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 ...
     322
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 ...
     1,606
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. ...
     534
citroen-c4-picasso-2015-recall 11. 12. 2015

Citroen C4 Picasso (2015)

  V. 2015
A problem with an internal component of the electric power steering electronic management device cou ...
     869
Citroen-C1-2013-recall 20. 3. 2015

Citroen C1 (2013)

  VI. - VIII. 2013
There is a risk of the front shock absorber rods breaking which could lead to loss of control of the ...
     482
citroen-jumpy-2011-recall 29. 11. 2013

Citroën Jumpy (2011)

  MY 2011
The connection between the steering column and the steering wheel can become loose and lead to the f ...
     115
Citroen-C8-2011-recall 29. 11. 2013

Citroën C8 (2011)

  MY 2011
The connection between the steering column and the steering wheel can become loose and lead to the f ...
     122

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 ...
     515

End of Fuel Tank Sumary

Bodywork

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 ...
Citroen-C4-Picasso-2017-recall 15. 12. 2017

Citroën C4 Picasso (2016 - 2017)

  1. 9. 2016 - 6. 4. 2017
The outer skin of the bonnet may not be properly glued to the bonnet lining. This could lead to the ...
     1,083
citroen-c4-aircross-2016-recall 12. 11. 2017

Citroën C4 Aircross (2011 - 2016)

  25. 11. 2011 - 16. 5. 2016
Due to corrosion, the dampers of the rear door could break. This could result in the rear door faili ...
     440
citroen-c4-cactus-2016-recall 8. 10. 2017

Citroën C4 Cactus (2015 - 2017)

  9. 9. 2015 - 12. 5. 2017
The cable of the bonnet release is insufficiently secured, which could lead to the bonnet opening un ...
     1,195
citroen-c4-cactus-2016-recalls 30. 6. 2017

Citroen C4 Cactus (2016)

  12. 2. 2016 - 25. 11. 2016
The guard has been incorrectly fixed to the bumper and may fall off with a risk of injuries for othe ...
     317
citroen-ds4-2014-recall 5. 4. 2017

Citroen DS4 (2009 - 2016)

  MY 2009 - 2016
The cable of the catch inside the bonnet may be insufficiently secured. As a result, the bonnet migh ...
     952
Citroen-C4-2010-recall 5. 4. 2017

Citroen C4 (2009 - 2016)

  MY 2009 - 2016
The cable of the catch inside the bonnet may be insufficiently secured. As a result, the bonnet migh ...
     1,223
citroen-c4_cactus_2015-recall 9. 12. 2016

Citroen C4 Cactus (2014 - 2015)

  12. 3. 2014 - 8. 9. 2015
The bonnet may not lock securely and could open unexpectedly whilst driving. The recall affects vehi ...
     717

End of Bodywork Sumary

Electronic

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 ...
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 ...
     212
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 ...
     129
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 ...
     83
citroen-c4-2015-recall-overheating 7. 4. 2018

Citroën C4 (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 ...
     473
citroen-c4-picasso-2015-recall-overheating 7. 4. 2018

Citroën C4 Picasso (2012 - 2015)

  5. 12. 2012 - 21. 4. 2015
Overheating of the engine may occur due to a problem with the engine control software. Overheating o ...
     247
citroen-c4-aircross-2012-recall 16. 2. 2018

Citroën C4 Aircross (2014 - 2016)

  17. 12. 2014 - 1. 7. 2016
There could be a fault with the power relay for the engine control unit. This could lead to the engi ...
     249
citroen-c4-aircross-2012-recall 11. 11. 2017

Citroën C4 Aircross (2011 - 2014)

  25. 11. 2011 - 16. 9. 2014
Water can enter the vent mechanism for the front windscreen-wiper motor. This could result in the wi ...
     242

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 ...
     143
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 ...
     372

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 ...
     2,428
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 ...
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 ...
     1,242
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 ...
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 ...
citroen-ds3-2012-recall 26. 10. 2012

Citroën DS3 (2011 - 2012)

  7. 2. 2011 - 26. 1. 2012
One of the components of the ABS/ESP hydraulic system may not meet the manufacturer’s required spe ...
citroen-c3-picasso-2012-recall 26. 10. 2012

Citroën C3 Picasso (2011 - 2012)

  7. 2. 2011 - 26. 1. 2012
One of the components of the ABS/ESP hydraulic system may not meet the manufacturer’s required spe ...
citroen-c3-2012-recall 26. 10. 2012

Citroën C3 (2011 - 2012)

  7. 2. 2011 - 26. 1. 2012
One of the components of the ABS/ESP hydraulic system may not meet the manufacturer’s required spe ...

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 ...
     170
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 ...
     531

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 ...
     550
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 ...
     711
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 ...
     714
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 ...
     553
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 ...
     532
citroen-c4-picasso-2013-recall 27. 11. 2015

Citroen C4 Picasso (2012 - 2013)

  1. 9. 2012 - 1. 8. 2013
In the case of negative exterior temperatures, and after repeated activation of the fuel heater, an ...
     471
citroen-jumpy-combi-2012-recall 26. 12. 2014

Citroen Jumpy (2010 - 2014)

  30. 6. 2010 - 9. 4. 2014
Fuel leakage at the junction between the fuel return pipe and the injectors on the engine, due to gr ...
     701
CITROEN-C5-2012-recall 27. 12. 2013

Citroën C5 (2012 - 2013)

  I. 2012 - V, 2013
A faulty connection between the fuel lines and the diesel injectors may cause a leakage of diesel wh ...
     291

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 ...
     274

End of Tyres Sumary



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