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Recall: No. 7 of 14
Recall Ref: R/2011/156
Exact Model: C3 an DS3
VIN: VF7******AA567290 to VF7******AW536529
Build Date: 7 Apr 2010 to 21 May 2010
Numbers: 135
Defect: The earth cable for the battery may be too short and could break. If this happens the vehicle electrical circuit will fail. This could cause the engine to cut out.
Action: Recall all affected vehicles and replace the battery earth cable.
Launch Date: 24 November 2011
Recall: No. 8 of 14
Recall Ref: R/2011/137
Exact Model: C3 and DS3
VIN: VF7******BW590603 to VF7******BW593809
Build Date: 19 Jul 2011 to 19 Jul 2011
Numbers: 25
Defect: On affected vehicles the drivers airbag nay not be of conformity. This non-conformity could lead to poor deployment of the airbag in the event of a collision.
Action: Replace drivers airbag
Launch Date: 11 October 2011
Recall: No. 9 of 14
Recall Ref: R/2012/005
Exact Model: C3 and DS3
VIN: VF7******AA678711 to VF7******AA681348
Build Date: 2 nov /2010 to 9 nov 2010
Numbers: 1276
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: 25 January 2012

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