Anti-theft protection

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Electronic engine immobiliser

The key contains an electronic chip which has a special code. When the ignition is switched on, this code must be recognised in order for starting to be possible.

This electronic engine immobiliser locks the engine management system a few minutes after the ignition is switched off and prevents starting of the engine by anyone who does not have the key.

In the event of a malfunction,

In the event of a malfunction, you are informed by lighting of this warning lamp, an audible signal and a message on the multifunction screen.

In this case, your vehicle does not start; contact a CITROËN dealer as soon as possible.

    See also:

    Programming
    You can activate or deactivate the system by means of the multifunction screen confi guration menu. The system state is memorised when switching off the ignition. The system will be deactivated ...

    Leaving cruise control mode
    Turn thumb wheel 1 to the "0" position: the cruise control mode is deselected. The display returns to the distance recorder. ...

    Deactivation
    In exceptional conditions (starting a vehicle which is bogged down, stuck in snow, on soft ground...), it may be advisable to deactivate the ASR and ESP systems, so that the wheels can move freel ...