Citroen C4 Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss Problems

Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss Problems and faults
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Starting problems.

Turn ignition on, seems battery is dead, turn on again and starter motor whines, turn on again and it starts. Every time this happens.

2011 Citroen C4 1.6 diesel
Posted: May 24, 2022
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Stop/Start Function.

When try to depress clutch to re-start car nothing happens and car doesn't re-start. Have to start with key. Also engine fault light has come on dashboard saying needs to be taken to garage to be re...

2018 Citroen C4 Cactus Flair
Posted: Apr 25, 2022
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The engine loses power and goes into limp mode.

The engine loses power and goes into limp mode. Service light came on, orange engine pictogram came on, warning came on saying ‘ engine fault, get the engine repaired’, the speed limiter stopped ...

2015 Citroen C4 2.0 diesel , blue, auto
Posted: Feb 6, 2022
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2007 citroen C4 goes into limp mode no lights showing on dashboard car done 152500 miles

Came back from trip to wales car running great 10 miles from home started overheating a bit so stopped after a while checked water levels everything ok car was not used for a month on starting up ( no...

2007 Citroen C4 1.6 v diesel
Posted: Jan 12, 2022
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Worn Start / Stop Button?

I am having to press quite hard and then hold for a good few seconds the start / stop button in order to either start the car or to switch it off. I am guessing that the button is maybe worn out and ...

2013 Citroen C4 E-HDI EXCLUSIVE PLUS
Posted: Dec 9, 2021
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Losses power when driving at speed

Driving on the motorway with cruise control set then suddenly jumped out of cruise control and had no power engine fault needs repair light on ,still drove but slow, Seems fine driving round town faul...

2011 Citroen C4 1.6 grand Picasso automatic diesel
Posted: Dec 1, 2021
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Engine fault light on then it's downhill from there..!!

Car won't pull away in drive accelerators to the floor but there's nothing no movement or sound, sometimes I move the steering wheel and it goes or I have to put it into neutral then back to drive som...

2015 Citroen C4 1.6
Posted: Nov 16, 2021
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Engine cuts out without warning. C4 grand Picasso 2008 1.6 TD.

Driving along while car still warming up. About 5 minutes or so after cold start. Engine cuts out without warning. 4 warning messages: Oil pressure ESP/asr system fault Anti-pollution system fault Par...

2008 Citroen C4 1.6td
Posted: Oct 29, 2021
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Engine won’t start

Sometimes car will start and sometimes looks like battery flat but new battery fitted and still intermittent problem.

2016 Citroen C4 1.6 hdi
Posted: Oct 2, 2021
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Rapid deceleration

I was driving in normal conditions on a fairly clear motorway when my car seemed to kind of lock, there was a bang and rapid deceleration which resulted in the car behind smashing into my rear. The p...

2017 Citroen C4 Picasso
Posted: Mar 8, 2021
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Car cutting out whilst driving

The car is automatic and when I press accelerator to speed up the car loses all power , engine light comes on , and car stops and won't restart. This has happened 4 times in 2 months . I have noticed ...

2010 Citroen C4 1.6 vtr hdi
Posted: Apr 14, 2020
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Engine and battery light

Hello, I tried to start the car 15 minutes after completing a 30 mile trip, I got the ignition sounds but the engine wouldn't start. I then got the battery light and amber engine light come on. I tri...

2012 Citroen C4 VTR+ E-HD
Posted: Mar 1, 2020
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Running rough

Started the car this morning , seemed to be running lumpy , struggled to get it to go up a hill , seems to be in limp mode , Esp / Asr light on , on dash , also amber engine management light on , fi...

2011 Citroen C4 1.6 HDI , VTR+
Posted: Feb 29, 2020
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Loosing power

My car seems to be running fine in town since i had turbo changed. But now it is loosing power on the motorway. It will go upto 70+ then start loosing speed till it gets as low as 40. Any idea wh...

2007 Citroen C4 1.6 diesel automatic
Posted: Dec 7, 2019
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No power

Been on holiday came back used car..went to start it after work no power..son in law..got battery working untill I can get a new one sorted..in meantime took it for a run ...was very slow on power yet...

1955 Citroen C4 1.6 vtr
Posted: Sep 16, 2019
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Cuts out under load

Hi We just brought a used 2008 diesel c4 grand picasso and since we have had it we have had a couple of warning signs flash up on the dashboard, 'anti pollution faulty', and also one showing about...

2008 Citroen C4 auto diesel
Posted: Mar 16, 2019
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Oil and water mix

pipe burst that lead to gasket failure

2013 Citroen C4
Posted: Mar 12, 2019
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Car wont start

Hello evrrybody. Sorey for My bad english 1.problem - when i give contact with the key, all the Lights wanish, And the click sound appears. Two days ago Ive replaced acomulator/car battery. It work...

2007 Citroen C4 1.6 HDI
Posted: Aug 21, 2018
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Loss of Power and Cruise Control

Fault usually happens when accelerating hard to get up to speed to join a motorway . I Lose power and have to scream the "nads" off it in 3rd or 4th to get to 70MPH. Also if I'm doing around 50 and go...

2009 Citroen C4 1.6 HDi Picasso
Posted: Aug 21, 2018
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Cuts out

motor shuts down while driving. this happens every trip small or long at any speed. multiple faults show on dash from gearbox malfunction' low oil pressure' abs. you then have to turn it off @ remove...

2007 Citroen C4 1.6 hdi.egs
Posted: Oct 30, 2017
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