Front wipers come on , lights flash and other warnings show
2011 Citroen C3 1.4 hdi

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Problem added: May 1, 2021 (2 months ago)
my wife has just phoned to tell me that the airbag/pre tensioner warning has just showed up and that the power steering light has come on and steering is heavy , occasionally the front wipers come on for no reason on the lights flash !!!!! any ideas ?

Car details
Car: Citroen C3
Variant: 1.4 hdi
Model Year: 2011
Category: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
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May 1, 2021 (2 months ago)
Could check battery terminals, all earths . If o.k check / test battery and alternator charging rate as this can affect the EPAS . Dont know if this suggestion works or not ,

RE: Intermittent power steering failure and squealing?? Citroen c3
08-06-16 , 13:39
I used to have a Citroen C3 myself with the same power steering problem, it would fail when driving usually going around a roundabout or other equally awkward time.
As a short term fix if the power steering fails again, try turning off the ignition and without starting the car turn the key on and off a minimum of three times quickly and then restart the car.
If you Google "Citroen C3 + power steering problem" you will find loads of drivers with similar problems. The above "fix" worked for me and has worked for others also
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