Anti-theft protection

Citroen C3 / Citroen C3 Owner's Manual / Access / Remote control key / Anti-theft protection

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:

    Screen
    A. Ambient temperature. (Celsius or Fahrenheit) B. Gear change indicator. C. Time. D. Engine oil level indicator. Appears a few seconds after switching on the ignition, then disappears. E. ...

    Unique personality with new body styling
    The exterior styling of the new Citroen C3 denotes creativity at the service of well-being. The new model is soft by its curves and dynamic by its flowing, taut lines. The front end gets a new &qu ...

    Dashboard lighting rheostat
    The rheostat is active if the sidelamps are on and applies to: - the instrument panel - the displays The desired brightness is selected via control A or by pressing control B. With control B, ...