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General Repair Costs Guide
  PentlandC4 wrote ...I've been wondering whether a thread devoted to repair costs might be useful- i.[more ...] By Dave_Retired.  On Thu Feb 09 2012, 01:14am
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Chinese 'Clone' Lexia Doesnt Work for You - an Alternative
  Posted over at C6owners, but related to the C4 range.gmerry wrote ...Hi all, for some Lexia is a poo[more ...] By Dave_Retired.  On Thu Dec 04 2014, 07:21am
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Citroën Fixed Price Repair Offers (Revised)
  We are all aware of the fixed price offer on Brake pads and discs, timing belts etc. but there is a [more ...] By Dave_Retired.  On Thu Mar 08 2012, 08:49am
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DPF Removal and EGR Valve Blanking
  There has been lots of posts on the merits or otherwise of removing the DPF and/or Blanking the EGR [more ...] By Dave_Retired.  On Sat Jun 14 2014, 11:51am
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Tyre Size - the differences they make
  Added a Tyre Size Differential Calculator back on site: - Click Here - so you can play around with[more ...] By Dave_Retired.  On Mon Mar 31 2014, 07:20am
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Citroen Peugeot recommend oils and the alternatives
  Whilst PSA recommend Total Oil, there are others available from, Shell, BP Castrol, Esso, Mobil, Yac[more ...] By Dave_Retired.  On Wed Mar 26 2014, 02:32pm
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Customer Recall Website
  Citroën are pleased to announce the launch of a brand new and free service for customers, which[more ...] By Phil  On Thu May 10 2012, 04:31am
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Oil advice and recommendations from oilman
  C4owners has invited us to start an "oil recommendations" thread here... so if you would like any oi[more ...] By oilman  On Wed May 12 2010, 09:26am
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DPF (EOLYS) Fluid Pouch Replacement
  Been advised by my on board dash .....Fluid level critical.Out of curiosity I had a look it's a pouc[more ...] By Crouchy  On Fri Mar 14 2014, 03:42pm
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C4GP DPF System Failure - Solved.
  I own a 07 plate C4GP with around 120,000 miles on it, and apart from an airbag failure around a yea[more ...] By apollojones  On Sun Aug 02 2015, 04:09am
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Tutorial: 1.6HDi - How to remove and replace auxiliary drivebelt Peugeot Citroen
  Hello!I am glad to present you another tutorial: How to remove and replace auxiliary drivebelt Peuge[more ...] By adioperator  On Wed Oct 22 2014, 05:33am
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The old - my passenger side electric window won't move problem - a fix!
  I have a C4 2007 5 door hatch 1.6hdi SX EGS. Recently the passenger window would only wind down from[more ...] By DeuxChevaux  On Wed Mar 05 2014, 09:55am
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Find the correct oil for your Citroën
  This website will tell you the correct oil for your car's engine. - Click Here - Enter either your[more ...] By BigJohnD  On Wed Sep 25 2013, 06:46am
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C4 with EGS - Fixed the juddering when taking off
  This weekend was spent calibrating the EGS gearbox. I recently talked to the garage about the judder[more ...] By Lars of Sweden  On Mon Jul 19 2010, 04:10am
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How to prevent injector seal failure and turbo failure on 1.6HDi engines.
  I have been researching this as it seemed to be a common issue and injector seals are not a part tha[more ...] By JohnC4GP  On Wed Feb 05 2014, 07:50am
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How To start your Car using a booster battery from another car
  Hello,Here we are with another video tutorial: Jump Strarting a car using a booster battery from ano[more ...] By adioperator  On Mon Jan 19 2015, 09:44am
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How To Clean / Maintain Battery, terminals and connector clamps
  Hello,Here we present a totorial about "How To Clean / Maintain Battery, terminals and connector cla[more ...] By adioperator  On Mon Jan 19 2015, 03:46am
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Weekly checks on a Citroen C4
  Hello Citroen C4 Owners,Here I present a project about weekly checks on a car. There are some very s[more ...] By adioperator  On Mon Jan 19 2015, 03:34am
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A new glove box repair procedure.
  Good day FolksI have recently just broken my glove box latch for the second time. This can get expen[more ...] By Zedd  On Wed Aug 07 2013, 05:58am
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The Reason Why CV Boot Clamp Failure is Common
  I own a 1.6 HDi Loeb but this information will apply to all models sharing the same driveshafts and [more ...] By thetwistedsock  On Thu May 15 2014, 03:58pm
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Turbo Replacement - parts used
  Well just had my 1.6hdi returned today after having new turbo installed at a cost of €1630. List of [more ...] By Philm9394  On Thu Feb 27 2014, 01:10pm
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How to remove and install a clutch
  Right i assume you have the drive shafts out and oil drained1. Take all the bell housing bolts of f[more ...] By C4paulC4  On Sun Dec 08 2013, 06:06am
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Radio, sat nav, speedo, parking sensor repairs
  I recently had all these faults on my C4 Grand Picasso, Citroen quoted £2000 for the repair, so I ca[more ...] By akascotty  On Fri Mar 01 2013, 01:05pm
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Solid flywheel conversion kits
  hi could anyone point me in the right direction as to where i cant buy a solid flywheel conversion k[more ...] By jonny1979  On Thu Feb 28 2013, 04:55am
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Looking for a 'Sensor' of any kind for your Citroen?
  For a full range of replacement senors from ABS, Air Con Blower through to Lambada Temperature or Th[more ...] By Dave_Retired.  On Fri Feb 01 2013, 09:49am
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Tailgate Wiring Loom Repair Teardown, Repair and Rebuild
  I've just put together some notes that may be helpful for anyone with the dreaded tailgate cable fat[more ...] By dilbert  On Fri Jan 11 2013, 04:55am
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C4 HDi's and Dual Mass Flywheels - when should you replace one?
  OK if you read the FAQ: HERE it explains how the DMF works.Please Note: Petrol C4's of all variants[more ...] By Dave_Retired.  On Thu Jan 24 2013, 11:24am
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Plastic Trim Clips and where to buy them?
  We often get asked 'where can I get **** trim clip' and the answer is usually 'a dealer'However ther[more ...] By Dave_Retired.  On Wed May 16 2012, 02:01am
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Repair plastic 100% success
  Hello my friends I have just come across a product that's amazing when it comes to repairing broken [more ...] By niks  On Tue Mar 13 2012, 02:52am
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Faulty Engine ECU - Repair Options
  Hi all. ECU Doctor - Click Here - may be worth considering for repair rather than replacement of[more ...] By gmerry  On Wed Jan 25 2012, 04:24am
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Servicing and Overhaul Parts for Garrett Turbocharger - 1.6HDi
  Hi this might help somebody.The Garrett GT1544V Turbocharger is fitted to the 1.6HDi engines used in[more ...] By gmerry  On Tue Nov 15 2011, 07:05am
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Parts Diagram showing wheel arch and underbody covers
  Is there a parts list available which shows the inner wheel arch covers and protection covers undern[more ...] By AndyL  On Tue Nov 08 2011, 02:57pm
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Electrical parts for C4
  I was looking for some C-Crosser information and found this, which might be of interest to some memb[more ...] By PentlandC4  On Mon Aug 22 2011, 02:53pm
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Grand C4 1.6 VTR coolant bleed valves  Hi everyone,I stupidly topped up my coolant with the wrong type, so decided to drain my coolant syst[more ...] By solus  On Sat Nov 23 2019, 11:53am
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Heater blower c4 cactus  hi guys has anyone removed a heater blower on a 2015 c4 Cactus I can't seem to get it out By taxiguy  On Mon Oct 21 2019, 02:40pm
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2016 C4 Grand Picasso Exclusive.  Turning the heater on full the other night, the passenger side was nice and toasty but the driver's [more ...] By pennant77  On Fri Oct 18 2019, 09:32am
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Fuse Box  Hello, this is my first post so apologies if I’m not up to scratch on some bits!I have a CITROEN C4 [more ...] By Johnbear91  On Sat Oct 05 2019, 10:23am
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Can you name this part I need?  Hi all. I have a C4 VTS HDi. What is the part called under the boost solenoid at the front of the en[more ...] By Brucey  On Fri Oct 04 2019, 07:22am
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Dash Light and Cent auto Locking Ad blue?  As I start my C4 Diesel 2014 Picasso for the first time each day I notice the drivers airbag light [more ...] By paul_skinbach  On Sun Aug 11 2019, 04:41am
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P1733 - EGS gearbox seems to be dead 3008 2010  Hi all, yes it's not a C4 but a close cousin which I've just replaced the C4GP with and was hoping t[more ...] By OzMoSiS  On Tue Aug 13 2019, 03:20pm
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Error code - P2562 - 2013 C4 Picasso MK2 1.6 HDI VTR  Hi. I wondered if anyone could shed any light on an error code we currently have. It has been interm[more ...] By sticks81  On Fri Aug 02 2019, 05:01am
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Citroen C4 steering angle sensor comms unit reset  Hello, I have a 2010 Citroen C4 1.6 HDI EGS VTR+ and had a second hand steering rack put in 6 months[more ...] By dstyles  On Mon Oct 03 2016, 04:08pm
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C4 Exclusive  Hi hope I have posted in correct forum, I currently own a Citroen C4 2012 exclusive, where ca I get [more ...] By KjBuff  On Sat Jul 27 2019, 09:00am
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Fault codes for my C4 grand picasso 2014  can someone tell me whet this fault code is please thanksE8 P16DF  By radicaldoc  On Mon Jul 08 2019, 03:31pm
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C4 (B7) software update  Hello Everyone!Do you know how can I update the car software?I mean, not the GPS or the head unit fi[more ...] By klambi  On Wed Jul 10 2019, 01:09am
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How to access the electric hand brake lever  Hi,The electric hand brake lever simply broke off during use on my automatic 2012 C4 hatch the other[more ...] By gw4efa  On Tue Jul 09 2019, 03:56pm
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Cam Belt Replacement.  Our C3 (110bhp HDi) is due a cambelt change. So I went to the local agent for a price and was quoted[more ...] By routemaster1  On Mon Jul 08 2019, 07:34am
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Citroen Independent Near Barrow in Furness  I live in Norfolk and for many years have had excellent service from my local independent Citroen/Pe[more ...] By DeuxChevaux  On Thu Apr 25 2019, 04:37pm
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C4 grand picasso 2014 Air con recharge  Hi all,Over the past few weeks with the hot weather here in the UK I have noticed the air con could [more ...] By smudger483  On Fri Jul 05 2019, 02:37pm
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C4 1.6HDi Alternator Replacement  Hi all,I am about to change the alternator on my C4 coupe 1.6HDi VTR. Has anyone else done one and i[more ...] By hosemaster  On Tue Aug 09 2016, 12:43pm
2 2044 Yucker
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EM Light  I have a C4 Grand Picasso Semi Auto, sometimes when I use the kickdown, as the car eccelerates the E[more ...] By Davwilesa  On Wed Jun 19 2019, 05:53am
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2010 1.6hdi C4 Grand Picasso wipers not working.  Hi, I've a 2010 C4 Grand Picasso, neither front wipers are working. Have replace both motors with wo[more ...] By ambro74  On Wed Jun 19 2019, 08:22am
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Crankshaft position sensor  Hi guys i need to replace the Crankshaft position sensor on my 2007 C4 can any one tell me where thi[more ...] By Bigboybeaton  On Sun Feb 03 2019, 11:40am
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Washer jet problem  Hello all...Passenger side washer jet not working...driver side is very weak. Back window jet works [more ...] By mikehobbs2012  On Sun May 19 2019, 02:34am
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Grand C4 Picasso Exclusive battery replacement.  Got the tyre pressure monitoring fault message plus outside temp reading going haywire. Tried going [more ...] By althesandie  On Tue May 14 2019, 08:53am
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Source of Citroen parts  Not sure if this is the right place. From another forum I have found this source of Citroen parts. I[more ...] By routemaster1  On Fri Apr 19 2019, 03:09am
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Citroen C4 1.6 HDI - firmware upgrade  Hello guys,I own Citroen C4 1.6 HDI. Date of his birth is 2005 So I wanted to upgrade firmware in c[more ...] By mitrandeer  On Sat Apr 13 2019, 05:55pm
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C4 1.6 hdi fuel pump wiring  Hi, first post so hopefully someone can help. My 2008 C4 pic 1.6 hdi isn't starting (turning but not[more ...] By PIC-cadilly  On Sat Apr 06 2019, 04:37pm
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C4 1.6 HDi Clutch  Hi everyone.Looking for advice on the repair of my wife's C4 Hatchback. The clutch is starting to s[more ...] By COLVERT  On Sat Mar 06 2010, 12:31pm
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CITROEN C4 CACTUS  Hi EveryoneI have a Citroen C4 Cactus and like most others absolutely love the car. I have hand con[more ...] By TILSIT999  On Mon Mar 25 2019, 04:04am
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Jerky gearbox  Hi all, I am brand new to this forum and owning a C4. I purchased a Citroen C4 1.6 e-HDi Airdream EG[more ...] By Marc21  On Tue Mar 19 2019, 07:19am
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2014 (B78) C4 Picasso 1.6HDi service and workshop manual  Is it possible to buy a service and workshop manual for my car. I have tried buying it online from o[more ...] By Terry743  On Mon Mar 11 2019, 08:44am
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Electronic handbrake  I have a 09 grand picasso , the other day while driving I had this bleeping sound and then a WARNING[more ...] By Caz2457  On Wed Mar 06 2019, 06:34pm
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Mysterious leak - 2005 C4 1.6 HDI  Hi Guys, I attempted to change injector seal on number 2 injector, I couldn’t get it out so I gave [more ...] By Nathd91  On Tue Feb 26 2019, 01:52pm
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Spare wheel space for alloy  Got a quick question I have seen a full alloy wheel same as mine on ebay but would a full size wheel[more ...] By Veko1962  On Sun Feb 17 2019, 12:45pm
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C4 spare wheel info  Hi all I have a 63 reg citroen c4 airdream 1.6 e-hdi diesel but I need a spare wheel my alloys are 1[more ...] By Veko1962  On Sat Feb 16 2019, 12:41pm
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Diagbox on Laptop  Can anyone recommend a Laptop complete with Diagbox and OBDII Interface seller. By gmerry  On Fri Feb 01 2019, 02:44am
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Roadside wheel change - a caution  It's been 15 years since I last had to change a wheel by the roadside, but recently I had a new set [more ...] By Jimux  On Tue Feb 12 2019, 01:51am
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Help: Lexia - Car Now Not Working  Ok hope someone can help.Connected Lexia to car and would not automatically reconise the vehicle, so[more ...] By craig573  On Sun Dec 30 2018, 01:36pm
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Aircon con?  I took our C3 for a service today. They phoned whilst I was on a bus, so I couldn't really concentra[more ...] By routemaster1  On Mon Dec 17 2018, 01:25pm
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Gear knob removal  Can anybody shed any light on how to remove the gear knob. I want to replace it as it's looking worn[more ...] By CAD  On Tue Nov 27 2018, 03:18pm
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Start a DS5 forum  Moderators, there no longer seems to be a DS5 forum on the internet, do you fancy starting one on C4[more ...] By looxuser  On Wed Nov 21 2018, 05:48pm
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Engine autodiagnosis system light  Hi all. This light came on my C4 1.6hdi 12plate today. Emission control system has a fault it says i[more ...] By Craig76  On Mon Nov 19 2018, 10:41am
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Picasso interior rear view mirror  Hello everybody. New to the forum and new to the c4 Picasso. The car in question is an 2010 1.6hdi 1[more ...] By v10phil  On Wed Oct 17 2018, 08:38am
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