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 ...
     240
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 ...
     243
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 ...
     228
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 ...
     268
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 ...
     648

End of Airbags Sumary

Brakes

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 ...
     115
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 ...
     1,312
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 ...
     559
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 ...
     928
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 ...
     1,334

End of Brakes Sumary

Engine

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 ...
     211
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 ...
     146
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 ...
     73
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 ...
     63
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 ...
     183

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 ...
     570
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 ...
     1,419
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 ...
     598
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 ...
     838

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 ...
     1,484
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 ...
     1,014
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 ...
     1,205
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 ...
     891

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 ...
     133
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 ...
     830
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 ...
     391
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 ...
     2,046
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. ...
     679

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 ...
     686

End of Fuel Tank Sumary

Bodywork

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 ...
     53
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 ...
     256
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 ...
     362
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 ...
     1,704
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 ...
     710

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 ...
     183
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 ...
     362
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 ...
     894
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 ...
     485
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 ...
     281

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 ...
     261
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 ...
     496

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 ...
     2,987
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 ...
     1,740
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 ...
     1,559
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 ...

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 ...
     268
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 ...
     648

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 ...
     639
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 ...
     1,230
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 ...
     850
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 ...
     836
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 ...
     750

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 ...
     415

End of Tyres Sumary



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