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#1 Steve_Goral

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Posted 10 May 2018 - 06:46 PM

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My power steering on my 11 plate C3 Pic is making a whirring noise when I move the wheel, it's not loud and it's only at high speed I think. I'm trying to rule things out and the first thing I wanted to check was the steering fluid levels but for the life of me I can't find the tank. Where have Citroën hidden the damn steering fluid tank?

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Posted 10 May 2018 - 07:41 PM

I believe the C3 has electric  steering ?  :)



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Posted 11 May 2018 - 05:20 AM

Yes it is electric and all self contained sealed system. However many have had problems with the system and Citroen are aware so go see a dealership.
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Posted 12 May 2018 - 03:37 PM

Is it belt driven or anything that I can check myself before taking it to the dealers?

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Posted 12 May 2018 - 03:38 PM

Is it belt driven or anything that I can check myself before taking it to the dealers?

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Posted 12 May 2018 - 07:55 PM

Yes it is electric and all self contained sealed system. However many have had problems with the system and Citroen are aware so go see a dealership.

 


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Posted 12 May 2018 - 08:26 PM

Not belt OTR chain driven it's ELECTRIC.
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Posted 12 May 2018 - 08:26 PM

Not belt OR chain driven it's ELECTRIC.
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Posted 28 May 2018 - 10:04 AM

I'll get the drive belt and tensioner done then get it to a dealer to check the steering rack then.

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Posted 28 May 2018 - 10:44 AM

The system on the C3 Picasso is ELECTRIC, there is NO BELT, NO Tensioner or chain it's self contained.

As I said earlier there have been instances of failure with the system and Citroen have replaced the rack for FREE so go to the dealer with that and tackle them. They will just take your money if you ask for it to be adjusted and do nothing as there is no adjustments.


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Posted 29 May 2018 - 08:42 AM

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Posted 29 May 2018 - 10:52 AM

I'll get the drive belt and tensioner done then get it to a dealer to check the steering rack then.

Oh well Stim- you tried your best!


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Posted 29 May 2018 - 11:42 AM

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#14 Steve_Goral

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 07:01 PM

Oh well Stim- you tried your best!

I meant get them to check the recall status, I'm as tight as they come, if theres a free way to fix my car I'm doing it.