Citroen Xsara Picasso Alternator Problems

Problems mentioning the Alternator on the Citroen Xsara Picasso
Car not starting

After continuous working car suddenly stopped and rescue service got mixed readings simply deduced computer management probably at fault. CAr towed to Somerset, local garage said often computer fooled...

2004 1.6tdi
Posted: Jun 8, 2009

hi turned car on this morning and instrument panel not illuminated, radio dosnt work and hazards dont work. any hel will be gratefully recived.

2004 1.6 petrol
Posted: Mar 2, 2010
Headlight bulbs keep blowing

Have had this problem now for about 12 months, the dipped filament on the headlights keep blowing. The problem is not regular, it’s intermittent sometimes it’s the left one sometimes the right one...

2004 1.6 hdi
Posted: Jul 17, 2010
Radio Dead

Since having my alternator checked out, the radio no longer works and i have warning lights for ABS and Brakes on the dash. I have removed the radio and checked the cables. I have removed the ba...

2002 1.6 Manual Petrol
Posted: Aug 25, 2010
Loud noise developed around belts area,plus smell

My picasso has just started making a loud noise around belts area,sounds maybe like a pulley has seized or something,as there is a smell which comes with it too.Ive put my ear to a screwdriver on the ...

2001 1.8 petrol
Posted: Jan 24, 2011
Intermitant starting of car

had new bsi fitted and the car still dosn't start every time. Have to reconnect the battery each time. Also right hand side of the cluster have blown two sets of bulbs. I know when the car isn't go...

2000 1.6 manual
Posted: Apr 25, 2011
Lights& central locking

my picasso refused to let me in via central locking. got in, locks replace.central locking not working again BUT NOW, teh "economy mode" warning comes on, the battery light illuminates when i ...

2007 1.6D
Posted: Aug 24, 2011
Battery warning light flashes on and of also a clicking sound.

Battery warning light flashes on and of also a clicking sound does this not stop as far as i can tell is not the battery connection,s they are tight,any ideas,thanks.

2000 20HDI
Posted: Nov 28, 2011
Cranks over slowly battery is fine

my xsara picasso has developed a problem when cranking the engine it turns over very slowly both alternator and battery are ok any siggestions on what this could be?

2003 1.6 8valve
Posted: Feb 21, 2012
Engine is making a wizzing sound when reved??

When the accelerater is pressed a background wizzing noise can be heard going up and down with the revs.

2005 1.8
Posted: Mar 17, 2012
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