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Recall: No. 1 of 14
Recall Ref: R/2012/129
Exact Model: C1,C3 Pluriel, C3 II, C3, DS3 and Nemo
Description: ENGINE MAY FAIL
VIN: VF7******89739125 to VF7******AA643052
Build Date: 26 May 2010 to 26 August 2010
Numbers: 1169
Defect: It has been established that the con-rod (big end) shell bearings may not have been manufactured to specification. This could lead to premature deterioration of the shells and if not identified it could result in engine failure.
Action: Recall affected vehicles and replace con-rod shell bearings.
Launch Date: 14 November 2012
Recall: No. 2 of 14
Recall Ref: R/2010/043
Exact Model: C3 & DS3
Description: LOSS OF DRIVE
VIN: VF7******AW507447 to VF******AA551904
Build Date:
Numbers: 114
Defect: The front right hand drive-shaft may fail.
Action: Recall the affected vehicles to check and, if necessary, replace the right hand drive-shaft
Launch Date: 19 April 2010
Recall: No. 3 of 14
Recall Ref: R/2010/076
Exact Model: C3 & DS3
VIN: VF7******AW500469 to VF7******AW541457(C3), VF7******AW500469 to VF7******AW541457(DS3)
Build Date: 05/01/2010 to 02/06/2010
Numbers: 36
Defect: The front axle fixings may not have been tightened sufficiently. This may result in the front axle becoming insecure which may in rare cases, if not corrected, cause directional control to become impaired.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to check the front axle fixings and where necessary tighten them to specification.
Launch Date: 07 July 2010

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