Published on 10. 01. 2022
The outer pinion of the right driveshaft may break due to lack of heat treatment during the manufacture of the part which may lead to a break in the transmission shaft. The engine will still run, but there is no torque transmission to the drive wheels increasing the risk of an accident.
The Citroen C3 vehicles affected by this recall were manufactured between 7 April and 10 April 2021.
Citroen recall code: HVY
Affected models: C3, C-Elysée
Vehicle numbers (worldwide): 5,342
Source: Rapex Alert 1/2022 A12/00028/22
This notification is purely informative for the vehicle type you have selected. As these deficiencies often relate to specific components (engine type, bodywork, equipment), the recall may not apply to all vehicles of this type. For more detailed information on possible recalls for your vehicle, please contact an authorised workshop (see below at "What the owner should do?").
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