Citroen C3 Leaks & Noises Problems

Leaks & Noises Problems and faults
Using a lot of oil

Hi, my daughter has a Citroen C3 with around £48k miles. It seems to be using a lot of oil but garage has said that these cars use a lot. There is now an engine management light on and garage is sugg...

2014 Citroen C3 1.0 vtr pure tech
Posted: Jan 20, 2022
Loud whirring noise when accelerating.

No warning lights on dashboard. Car driving well.

2011 Citroen C3 VTR+
Posted: Aug 27, 2021
Swishing water sound when go around a corner now blowers not working and a puddle on drivers side foot well.

Puddle ìn drivers side footwell. Swishing water sound when going around corners. Now no blowers working.

2012 Citroen C3 Citroen c3
Posted: Dec 4, 2020
Rattle from Bulkhead.

This started as a little rattle some weeks ago. It now is a lot louder. It appears to come from the drivers side of the bulkhead. The small speaker on the top of the bulkhead appeared loose so I re...

2016 Citroen C3 Puretech
Posted: Nov 13, 2020
Back pressure through water reservoir cap.

have done head gasket as suggested.still have problem with water spewing through reservoir cap.can only stop this when opening thermostat thermostat?new water pump?..

2010 Citroen C3 1.6hdi picasso
Posted: Oct 22, 2020

I bought this Citroen with 12 months MOT and drove it 15 miles before the car started overheating and eventually stopped on a busy roundabout. Long story short: got car to safe place and called AA. No...

2006 Citroen C3 Desire Manual
Posted: Sep 1, 2019
Rattle noise

when depressing accelerator pedal there is a noise that sounds like a babies rattle, it happens periodically

2013 Citroen C3 1.2
Posted: Aug 7, 2017

when turning on ignition on comes the fan when switching off ignition fan continues to run for a while after just purchased the car (2 days ago) is this normal for this type of car as it is the first...

2010 Citroen C3 petrol
Posted: Apr 26, 2017
Air con whining noise starts after about 10 minutes

I have had no problems with this car, and have the aircon on Auto all the time, as is recommended. However, since about 3 months ago a whining noise starts, usually after about 10 minutes of driving....

2010 Citroen C3 Picasso, 1.6HDI 16V Exclusive (110)
Posted: Aug 25, 2016
Brake and disk noise

Hi, I had the front disc's and brake pads replaced and now when I brake it makes an awful grinding sound and as I slow down it makes a low creaking sound too. The brakes work perfect. I had the disc's...

Citroen C3
Posted: Jun 3, 2016
Gearbox oil leak

Leak from gearbox seal of uncle's car.Does this use oil from engine?Rough cost of new seal fitted by dealer or other fix.I.e.additive?

2007 Citroen C3 sensodrive
Posted: Feb 17, 2015

Opened drivers electric window - no problem. Tried to close it later and window refuses to further than about two thirds up and then goes back down to approx. one third!

2011 Citroen C3 picasso 1.6hdi
Posted: Jan 24, 2015
My headlights keep blowing

First my passenger side headlight fused and now both have fused. This does not effect the dim or full beam.

2000 Citroen C3
Posted: Oct 17, 2014
Grinding on Wheels

Awful grinding noise when went to pull away. Checked all tyres and front offside has what looks like a thick wire rubbing on it. Other tyres have this spring like wire above but on the problem tyre...

2004 Citroen C3
Posted: Oct 16, 2014
Intermittent error fault notifications and wipers coming on by themselves

My C3 gives intermittent fault notices when there are no faults and bleeping sounds with the back and front wipers coming on by themselves or when something is touched on steering column. Uses all my ...

2007 Citroen C3
Posted: Jul 8, 2014
Warning bell sound

when I turn the steering wheel a warning 'bell' sounds. there are no lights coming up on the panel to indicate what the problem might be. any suggestions much appreciated.

2011 Citroen C3 c3 picasso 1.6 diesel
Posted: Jun 5, 2014
Air Con blower

Help Whilst driving yesterday the aircon blower just stopped, but the display panel didnt change. Later that day I went out and it started working again, now its stopped and I cant get it going aga...

2003 Citroen C3 1.4 SE Auto
Posted: Nov 10, 2013
Air coditioning and interior misting

The interior of my vehicle keeps misting up terribly...the vents are set to window.the vehicle appears to give off a humid scent, the heater,air con appears to change in speed and the whole interior b...

2012 Citroen C3 Picasso Diesel
Posted: Feb 22, 2013
Pulled door handle off when frozen!, how do I refit it ?

Did not realise door was frozen solid gave door handle the usual tug to open after unzapping the remote from the key. nothing, so I gave the handle a harder pull only to be left with the door handle i...

2003 Citroen C3 Pluriel
Posted: Feb 1, 2013

no hot air from heater at any setting,only cold. aircon and blower working fine. any ideas ?

2006 Citroen C3 1.4 desire
Posted: Jan 22, 2013
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