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Recall: No. 4 of 19
Recall Ref: R/2008/115
Exact Model: C5, C6, C8, C-CROSSER
Description: Possible leakage from the diesel return pipe fixed to the intake manifold
VIN: VF7******76602845 to VF7******8U961521
Build Date:
Numbers: 1611
Defect: It has been identified that the diesel fuel return pipe which is fixed to the inlet manifold may be abraded, to the extent that if left undetected will leak
Action: Recalled vehicles as a preventative measure will have the pipe inspected for damage. If any is found the pipe will be replaced. In cases where the pipe remains undamaged it will be fitted with reinforcement.
Launch Date: 28 July 2008
Recall: No. 5 of 19
Recall Ref: R/2007/164
Exact Model: C8
VIN: VF7******13320046 to VF7******13340501
Build Date: 12 Dec 2006 to 20 Apr 2007
Numbers: 17
Defect: It has been identified that, a brake hose may become worn as a result of rubbing contact against the heat shield protecting the exhaust system. This may lead in extreme cases to a leak from a brake circuit which manifests itself in increased brake pedal travel.
Action: Recalled vehicles will have the exhaust heat shield adjusted in order to maintain the correct distance from the subject brake hose. Should the hose display signs of wear it will be replaced.
Launch Date: 07 November 2007
Recall: No. 6 of 19
Recall Ref: R/2009/158
Exact Model: C8
VIN: VF7******13353043 to VF7******13376919
Build Date: 01 July 2007 to 27 Mar 2008
Numbers: 592
Defect: The lighting management system may incorrectly detect the position of the exterior lighting control switch. This may cause the exterior light to switch off without warning.
Action: Recall all affected vehicles and install a new version of the exterior lighting management software to the vehicle.
Launch Date: 06 January 2010

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


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