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Recall: No. 4 of 9
Recall Ref: R/2011/061
Exact Model: C3 Picasso
VIN: VF7******8T500211 to VF7******BT534931
Build Date: 29/07/2008 To 31/05/2011
Numbers: 24091
Defect: The brakes could be inadvertently applied by the passenger.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to fit a cover over the cross shaft lobe on the passenger side.
Launch Date: 17 June 2011
Recall: No. 5 of 9
Recall Ref: R/2012/022
Exact Model: C3 and C3 Picasso
VIN: VF7******AA672662 to VF7******BT510893
Build Date: 29 oct 2010 to 22 feb 2011
Numbers: 2712
Defect: The battery earth return cable is not to the correct specification, which during vehicle operation may cause it to fail. This could result in the engine cutting out.
Action: Recall all affected vehicle and replace the battery earth return cable.
Launch Date: 07 March 2012
Recall: No. 6 of 9
Recall Ref: R/2012/074
Exact Model: C3, C3 Picasso & DS3
VIN: VF7******BA568443 to VF7******CW514555, VF7******BA568443 to VF7******CW514556, VF7******BA568443 to VF7******CW514557
Build Date: 7 June 2011 to 27 January 2012
Numbers: 963
Defect: The ABS block may not conform to manufacturer specification. This could affect the operation of the ABS/ESP systems on the rare occasions that they are activated.
Action: The hydraulic ABS/ESP block will be checked and if necessary replaced.
Launch Date: 06 July 2012

Manufacturer contact details:
Citroen UK Ltd
221 Bath Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 4BA
0844 463 0010
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