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Recall: No. 1 of 5
Recall Ref: R/2012/061
Exact Model: C4 & DS4
VIN: VF7******CY519919 to VF7******CY522634
Build Date: 6 feb 2012 to 8 feb 2012
Numbers: 6
Defect: The front suspension lower arms may not be fully secure as the mounting bolts may not have been tightened correctly. The driver will initially be alerted to there being a concern because of the abnormal noise that will develop. If the noise is ignored over a long period it is possible the suspension lower arms may detach.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to replace the suspension bolts and tighten them to the correct torque.
Launch Date: 01 May 2012
Recall: No. 2 of 5
Recall Ref: R/2012/134
Exact Model: C4 & DS4
VIN: VF7******CY595253 to VF7******CY595551
Build Date: 26 July 2012
Numbers: 8
Defect: The torque settings of the fixings of the front suspension, fuel tank, fuel cooler and the rear wheels have been set incorrectly. Consequences of the incorrect torque settings include abnormal noise and poor operation of the vehicle.
Action: Retighten to the correct torque value the front suspension fixings, fuel tank fixings, fuel cooler fixing and rear wheel bolts.
Launch Date: 07 November 2012
Recall: No. 3 of 5
Recall Ref: R/2012/048
Exact Model: C4 & DS4
VIN: VF7******BY580054 to VF7******BY638057 (C4) VF7******BY580054 to VF7******BY638057 (DS4)
Build Date: 13 oct 2011 to 15 nov 2011
Numbers: 78
Defect: The supply terminal to the engine relay unit may have been over tightened and over time this could damage the component and cause the engine to cut out. In addition this could cause the diagnostic warning lamp to illuminate in error and it may make it more difficult to start the engine.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to check and if necessary replace the engine relay unit.
Launch Date: 23 April 2012

Manufacturer contact details:
Citroen UK
Pinley House, 2 Sunbeam Way, Coventry, CV3 1ND


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