Parking brake

Citroen C3 / Citroen C3 Owner's Manual / Driving / Parking brake

Mechanical brake to hold the vehicle when stationary.

Applying

Applying

Pull the parking brake to immobilise your vehicle.

Releasing

Pull on the handle and press the button A to release the parking brake.

When the vehicle is being driven,

When the vehicle is being driven, if this warning lamp and the STOP warning lamp come on, accompanied by an audible signal and a message on the multifunction screen, this indicates that the parking brake is still on or has not been properly released.

When parking on a slope, direct your wheels against the pavement, pull the parking brake on and engage a gear.

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