Citroën C3 Picasso – Common problems

Common problems with the Citroën C3 Picasso

Some problems will only occur after many years of operation, others are related to technical solutions and forced the manufacturer to issue a recall. In the following overview, you will find the most common problems for the Citroën C3 Picasso, for which Citroën has announced a recall through the EU Rapex system. For recalls and faults found in the UK scroll down.

If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your Citroën C3 Picasso. However, the fault can often remain unresolved because the previous owner didn´t know about the recall or ignored the manufacturer’s letter.

The good news is that automakers usually provide unlimited time to correct such defects for free. Check to see if all of the potential problems with your Citroën C3 Picasso have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.



Latest C3 Picasso’s Issues in the EU

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23. 11. 2020

The vacuum pump may be damaged due to material abrasion of the cog belt. As a result, the braking assistance could … .

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31. 03. 2017

The right-hand front-seat airbag may contain a faulty activator device. In the event of a side impact, the airbag would not … .

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19. 12. 2016

A defective inlet valve in the ABS/ESP hydraulic unit may result in uncontrolled braking. The recall concerns vehicles manufactured between 30/03/2016 … .

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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Latest C3 Picasso’s Issues in the UK

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