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:

    Emergency control
    System which locks or unlocks the doors mechanically in the event of a malfunction of the battery or of the central locking. Locking the driver's door Insert the key in the lock, then turn it to ...

    Diesel engines HDi 110 - HDi 138 (with particle filter)
    1. Screen wash and headlamp wash reservoir. 2. Power steering fluid or power steering and suspension fluid reservoir. 3. Engine coolant reservoir. 4. Engine oil gauge. 5. Engine oil topping-up. ...

    Wipers
    Stalk A: windscreen wipers 2. Fast wipe. 1. Normal wipe. Int. Intermittent wipe. 0. Park. AUTO Automatic wiping or single wipe. Wash-wipe: pull the control towards you. Switching on &quo ...