Auto gearbox problems
2012 Citroen C4 1.6 diesel 110 vtr plus airdream auto

1 points

Problem added: Aug 17, 2012 (8 years ago)
[1] In reverse up hill the clutch cannot fully engage. It slips because if i try to push harder on the accelerator it resists as if there is a governor on it. Result much smoke and smell!

[2] In auto on any up slope about 50% of the time, on moderate throttle it hangs on to 1st gear past 4500 revs. It then changes up with a hell of a jerk,which i am sure is not doing the transmission any good.

[3] The stop/start cant make up its mind what it wants to do. In heavy traffic the engine jerks and splutters, lots of warning lighs come on and it eventually turns itself off.

No fault codes coming up on the computer, which makes it difficult for the dealer to carry out any warrantee work.

Car details
Car: Citroen C4
Variant: 1.6 diesel 110 vtr plus airdream auto
Model Year: 2012
Category: Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss
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153 points

Aug 18, 2012 (8 years ago)
brand new car, still under manufacturers warranty, the dealer MUST sort out the problem, ask to exchange the vehicle for another one, or seek legal advice
4 points

Aug 18, 2012 (8 years ago)
Has the dealership downloaded the latest software for the gearbox? I have been haaving problems with my DS4 but (touch wood) the dealer downloaded the latest software which has made a major difference to the way the box changes gear

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