Warning lamps

Citroën C5 / Citroen C5 Owner's Manual / Driving / Instrument panel / Warning lamps

Left hand direction indicator

Right hand direction indicator See “Signalling”.

Right hand direction indicator

All the direction indicators flash simultaneously when the hazard warning See “Signalling”.

All the direction indicators flash simultaneously when the hazard warning lamps are switched on.

Dipped beams

Fuel low See “Signalling”.

Fuel low

on the engine, the range may be less than 50 kilometres (approx. 30 miles).In some driving conditions and depending on the engine, the range may be less than 50 kilometres (approx. 30 miles).

See “Fuel”.

Main beams

Diesel engine preheater See “Signalling”.

Diesel engine preheater

See “Starting”. See method for starting the engine.

See “Starting”.

Sidelamps

Front foglamps See “Signalling”.

Front foglamps

Foglamps (rear) See “Signalling

Foglamps (rear)

Electronic parking brake - deactivation of automatic functions See “Signalling”.

Electronic parking brake - deactivation of automatic functions

“automatic locking” (upon switching off the ignition) and the “automatic unlocking” This warning lamp comes on if the “automatic locking” (upon switching off the ignition) and the “automatic unlocking” functions are deactivated or faulty.

STOP warning lamp

must stop the vehicle and switch off the engine. Contact a CITROËN dealer. When the warning lamp comes on, you must stop the vehicle and switch off the engine. Contact a CITROËN dealer.

Parking brake

lamp confirms that the parking brake is applied. The permanent lighting of this warning lamp confirms that the parking brake is applied.

If this warning lamp flashes, it indicates a fault with its application or release. Consult a CITROËN dealer as soon as possible.

See “Brakes”.

With the engine running, and when displayed at the same time as the STOP warning lamp, it indicates that the brake fluid level is too low.

If this warning lamp comes on, stop immediately and contact a CITROËN dealer.

See “Brakes”.

Coolant temperature

time you switch on the ignition. It comes on for a few seconds each time you switch on the ignition.

If this warning lamp comes on, engine running, it tells you that the coolant temperature is rising abnormally.

This warning lamp is linked with the STOP warning lamp.

It is essential to stop the vehicle.

Check the coolant level.

If the level is too low, contact a CITROËN dealer.

Battery charge

when the engine is switched on. If it remains on permanently, contact a CITROËN This warning lamp comes on temporarily when the engine is switched on. If it remains on permanently, contact a CITROËN dealer.

In the event of a battery failure, the application of the electronic parking brake when the engine is switched off is not guaranteed.

You must therefore apply the parking brake before switching off the engine.

SERVI CE

as long as the fault displayed on the instrument panel screen is present (for serious This warning lamp remains on permanently, as long as the fault displayed on the instrument panel screen is present (for serious faults).

Consult a CITROËN dealer as soon as possible.

This warning lamp remains on only for a short time for faults that are minor.

Contact a CITROËN dealer.

ESP/ASR

Operating

is active, the warning lamp flashes. If either of the ESP or ASR systems is active, the warning lamp flashes.

For a malfunction

With the engine running, the lighting of this warning lamp along with a message on the instrument panel screen, the lighting of the SERVI CE warning lamp and a sound signal, indicates a system fault.

Contact a CITROËN dealer.

Deactivation

The lighting of this warning lamp and the light on the ESP deactivation button confirms that the system is deactivated.

See “Dynamic stability control” (ESP).

ABS

you switch on the ignition: it should go out after a few seconds. If it does not The ABS warning lamp lights up when you switch on the ignition: it should go out after a few seconds. If it does not go out, there could be a system malfunction.

See “Brakes”.

Depollution system

on whilst driving, it indicates a problem with the operation of the depollution If the warning lamp flashes or comes on whilst driving, it indicates a problem with the operation of the depollution system.

Consult a CITROËN dealer as soon as possible.

Electronic parking brake fault

is a fault with the electronic parking brake. This warning lamp comes on if there is a fault with the electronic parking brake.

Contact a CITROËN dealer.

Seat belt not fastened (instrument panel)

instrument panel to remind the driver and all passengers that they must fasten their This warning lamp lights up on the instrument panel to remind the driver and all passengers that they must fasten their seat belt. It is linked to the seat belt information given by the roof console (see below).

Seat belt not fastened

the roof console, in front of the front interior lamp. It informs you of the driver This warning lamp is located on the roof console, in front of the front interior lamp. It informs you of the driver and passenger seat belts which are not fastened.

The lit up locations represent the seat positions which are not fastened.

Driver's seat belt not fastened:

The warning lamp lights up from 0 to 20 km/h (12 mph).

Over 20 km/h (12 mph):

the warning lamp flashes, a beep is repeated for about 2 minutes with 3 progressive loudness levels.

Front and rear passengers seat belt not fastened:

When the ignition is switched on, the locations corresponding to the seat positions which are not fastened remain lit up permanently for 30 seconds.

Seat belts unfastened whilst driving:

The location corresponding to the seat position unfastened lights up from 0 to 20 km/h (12 mph).

Over 20 km/h (12 mph):

the warning lamp corresponding to the seat position unfastened flashes, a beep is repeated for about 2 minutes with 3 progressive loudness levels. The beeping stops when the seat belt is re-fastened or when a door is opened when the vehicle has stopped.

Front passenger's airbag deactivation warning lamp

Front passenger's airbag activation warning lamp See “Airbags”.

Front passenger's airbag activation warning lamp

In addition to the catalytic converter, this filter contributes actively to the See “Airbags”.

In addition to the catalytic converter, this filter contributes actively to the preserving of air quality, by collecting the polluting particles that have not been burnt off. Black exhaust fumes are thus eliminated.

Clogging of the particle filter

Clogging is caused by the particle filter starting to be saturated (owing to

Clogging is caused by the particle filter starting to be saturated (owing to exceptionally long periods spent driving in urban conditions : low speeds, traffic jams, etc.).

In order to regenerate the filter you are advised to drive as soon as possible, when traffic conditions allow, at a speed of 60 km/h (approx. 37 mph) or more for at least 5 minutes.

If the problem persists, contact a CITROËN dealer.

Note: If the vehicle has been running for long periods at very low speeds or at idle, vapour emissions may be seen coming from the exhaust under acceleration.

These have no consequences for the running of the vehicle or for the environment.

The simultaneous lighting of the SERVI CE warning lamp and the display of the message “Risk of saturation of particle filter (FAP)” on the instrument panel screen indicates an increased risk of saturation.

Contact a CITROËN dealer as soon as possible.

DIESEL additive level

The simultaneous lighting of the SERVI CE warning lamp and the display of the

The simultaneous lighting of the SERVI CE warning lamp and the display of the message “Particle filter (FAP) additive level too low” on the instrument panel screen indicates that the additive needs to be topped up.

Contact a CITROËN dealer as soon as possible.

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