However, it is hoped that you will use the Manual by tackling the work yourself. The facia and instruments were modified on all models, with round instruments being used. It can help you decide what work must be done even should you choose to get it done by a garage , provide information on routine maintenance and servicing, and give a logical course of action and diagnosis when random faults occur. Some fluids are distinctively coloured. M Open the bonnet and make sure that the battery terminals are clean and tight.
New tyres should be balanced when they are fitted, but it may become necessary to rebalance them as they wear, or if the balance weights fitted to the wheel rim should fall off. Note: It is antisocial and illegal to dump oil down the drain. A ground clearance lever inside the car may be used to adjust the ride height when travelling over rough ground, this also makes changing a roadwheel much simpler. Never venture under a car which is only supported by a jack. Then immediately change the wheel, and have the tyre repaired by a tyre dealer.
Place some clean paper under the car overnight, and check for stains in the morning. M The driver of the car being towed must keep the tow-rope taut at all times to avoid snatching. A ground clearance lever inside the car may be used to adjust the ride height when travelling over rough ground, this also makes changing a roadwheel much simpler. Special storage instructions may apply. If necessary, top-up using distilled water, so that the plates are covered by 6 mm of electrolyte.
Never cause a spark or allow a naked light nearby. Once the reserve of hydraulic pressure has been exhausted, the footbrake will not work and the handbrake will have to be used instead. Merchants can offer exhortation on vehicle subsidizing; through Citroën Contract Motoring with bundles, for example, Contract Hire, Finance Lease or Lease Purchase for Business Users, or by means of Citroën Financial Services with Hire Purchase or Elect 3 Personal Contract Purchase for Retail purchasers. Thoroughly rinse all cleaned areas with water. If such a substance is swallowed or gets into the eyes, seek medical advice.
Unbalanced tyres will wear more quickly, as will the steering and suspension components. You should not be able to move them. You will find more detailed fault finding information at the back of the manual, and repair information in the main chapters. Never take any risks where any of these systems are concerned. The facia and instruments were modified on all models, with round instruments being used. If you need to check your brake lights and indicators unaided, back up to a wall or garage door and operate the lights. Overinflation Over-inflation will cause rapid wear of the centre part of the tyre tread, coupled with reduced grip, harsher ride, and the danger of shock damage occurring in the tyre casing.
The yellow indicator float index must be between the two red rings on the sight level glass. If, however, the vibration is felt through the whole car, the rear wheels could be out of balance. All pages are printable, so print off what you need and take it with you into the garage or workshop. Wiper blades should be renewed annually. Remove any nails or stones embedded in the tread before they penetrate the tyre to cause deflation. Working on your car can be dangerous. Fit a new fuse of the same rating, available from car accessory shops.
Simply pick the period and select the mileage and you also could profit by true serenity motoring on your terms. Other aesthetic improvements were made to improve the external appearance of certain models. However, if this is completely effective, you may have the expense of replacing all four tyres at once! No liability can be accepted by the authors or publishers for loss, damage or injury caused by any errors in, or omissions from the information given. The engine modifications, including a reshaped combustion chamber and larger valves, were developed by famous French tuner Danielson. Do not leave open containers of coolant about, as it is poisonous. M Keeping an eye on tyre condition and pressures, will not only help to stop them wearing out prematurely, but could also save your life.
Unscrew the cap and top-up the level; a funnel may help to reduce spillage. This manual provides detailed illustrated descriptions of the various components and mechanisms of the car. You can do it at the comfort of your garage. Changing the wheel 1 With the handbrake applied and engine set to idle, move ground clearance selector lever to maximum height position. Check that the screenwash supply pipe to each wiper blade is correctly connected and free from blockage.