Warning lamps

Citroen C4 / Citroen C4 Owner's Manual / Dashboard / Warning lamps

Lighting and signalling lamps

Lighting and signalling lamps

See "Visibility".

RH direction indicator LH direction indicator

The direction indicator lamps all operate simultaneously when the hazard warning RH direction indicator

The direction indicator lamps all operate simultaneously when the hazard warning is on.

  Foglamps (front) Foglamps (rear)

Sidelamps  Foglamps (front)

Dipped beam Sidelamps

If this warning lamp flashes, it is indicating a malfunctioning of the directional Dipped beam

If this warning lamp flashes, it is indicating a malfunctioning of the directional headlamps.

Contact a CITROËN dealer

Alert warning lamps Main beam

Alert warning lamps

When the warning lamp comes on, it is imperative to stop the vehicle and switch Imperative stop warning lamp

When the warning lamp comes on, it is imperative to stop the vehicle and switch off the engine.

Contact a CITROËN dealer.

fluid level and braking distribution fault Warning lamp for handbrake, brake fluid level and braking distribution fault

When the engine is running, this warning lamp indicates that the handbrake is applied or incompletely released, that the brake fluid level is insufficient, or that the braking system is malfunctioning.

If the warning lamp remains lit when the handbrake is released, stop immediately and contact a CITROËN Dealer (See "Safety").

This lamp comes on if the driver's seat belt is not fastened when the ignition Drivers seat belt not fastened

This lamp comes on if the driver's seat belt is not fastened when the ignition is switched on and while the vehicle is moving at up to 20 km/h (approx. 12 mph)

Above 20 km/h (12 mph), the warning lamp flashes for about 120 seconds, accompanied by an audible signal.

Passenger seat belt not fastened/ unfastened

Passenger seat belt not fastened/ unfastened

On switching on the ignition, the warning lamp comes on when the passengers seat belt is not fastened. It goes out when the engine is running, doors closed, after 30 seconds. Then it comes on, if the belt is not fastened, while the vehicle is moving at up to 20 km/h (approx. 12 mph). Above 20 km/h (12 mph), the warning lamp flashes for about 120 seconds, accompanied by an audible signal.

This warning lamp, when the engine is running, comes on if a door, the bonnet Doors open detection

This warning lamp, when the engine is running, comes on if a door, the bonnet and/or the boot is open.

warning lamp Front passengers airbag deactivation warning lamp

(See "Safety").

lamp Front/side airbag fault warning lamp

(See "Safety").

The ABS warning lamp lights when the ignition is switched on and should go out Anti-lock Braking System

The ABS warning lamp lights when the ignition is switched on and should go out after a few seconds.

If the warning lamp does not go out, there may be a system malfunction.

Wait for it to go out before operating the starter. Diesel Preheater

Wait for it to go out before operating the starter.

If it comes on, this indicates a fault with one of the systems that do not have SERVICE warning lamp

If it comes on, this indicates a fault with one of the systems that do not have a specific warning lamp.

See the radio "Log of alerts" to discover the origin of the corresponding alert message.

If it flashes or lights up while you are driving, this indicates a depollution Depollution system warning lamp

If it flashes or lights up while you are driving, this indicates a depollution system operating fault.

Urgently consult a CITRO ËN Dealer.

If child safety is activated, this warning lamp comes on then goes out approximately Child safety warning lamp

If child safety is activated, this warning lamp comes on then goes out approximately 10 seconds after starting the engine.

When either the ESP or ESP/ASR warning lamp In operation

When either the ESP or

ASR system is brought into operation, the ESP/ASR warning lamp flashes.

In the event of a problem

When the vehicle is moving, the lighting of the ESP/ASR warning lamp indicates that the system is malfunctioning.

Contact a CITROËN dealer.

Deactivation

Illumination of the ESP/ASR warning lamp and of the ESP control, means that the system is deactivated.

When the tank is full, all the indicator bars are illuminated. When the low fuel Fuel gauge and low fuel warning

When the tank is full, all the indicator bars are illuminated. When the low fuel level warning comes on, there remain around 7 litres of fuel in the tank and 2 or 3 bars of the gauge will flash.

If the last bar disappears, there are only around 2 litres of fuel in the tank.

lamp for (6 speed) Electronic Gearbox System "Foot-on-brake" starting warning lamp for (6 speed) Electronic Gearbox System

During the engine starting phase, this flashes if you are not pressing the brake pedal.

See "(6 speed) Electronic Gearbox System".

This warning lamp may flash in the instrument panel to remind you to apply the brake when engaging reverse gear.

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