Door Mirrors problem on Citroen C5

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Door Mirrors problem on Citroen C5

Post by tbs10 » 13 Apr 2010, 21:14

Hi all, I am from Singapore, on the 8th April I just got my new Citroen C5 Confort 2009 2.0 petrol engine.

I read the manual saying that the memory function will remember my driver seat, aircon and also the door mirrors settings, I had set it into memory 1 and meddle the seat, aircon and door mirrors position to test it.

It did remember my seat and aircon settings but not my door miirros settings like what it mentioned in the user manual, another thing is when I engaged reverse gear, the door mirror which I selected does not tilt down as what it mentioned in the user manual too, tried to program it but still unable to.

I had send back to Citroen official dealer in Singapore and they are unable to resolve this issue, the only thing they can do is to sent the technical details back to France for checking.

Wonder any bros here encounter similar problems can guide me on it.

Thank you all and have a nice day ^_^

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Post by wheeler » 14 Apr 2010, 00:01

Maybe the feature has not been configured in the BSI.

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Post by tbs10 » 14 Apr 2010, 09:31

hi bro, thanks for the reply, I am quite new to cars, so what is a BSI??

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Post by myglaren » 14 Apr 2010, 17:30

Damned if I can remember what the acronym stands for but it is the body control ECU.

Here's a reset sequence from a repairer, BBA Reman

But your dealer should be sorting this problem out for you under warranty, just give them a hard time until it is fixed.

Mine hasn't this option so couldn't say with any certainty but it is worth looking through the settings on the car's computer to see if your mirror memory can be enabled from there, otherwise as wheeler indicates, the dealer may have to do it using their diagnostic computer. They should know this if they are any good at all.

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Post by cachaciero » 14 Apr 2010, 20:04

There is what I consider an oddity with the "dipping mirror" at least on the MK1 the mirror selector switch has to remain selected to the passenger side after mirror adjustment for the auto dipping function to work. This is a pain because the switch needs to be in the centre to fold the mirrors.

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Post by R9UKE » 14 Apr 2010, 21:43

cachaciero wrote:There is what I consider an oddity with the "dipping mirror" at least on the MK1 the mirror selector switch has to remain selected to the passenger side after mirror adjustment for the auto dipping function to work. This is a pain because the switch needs to be in the centre to fold the mirrors.

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That's why my mirror didn't ever dip!! I thought it had just forgotten how to do it (it is french after all), but now I feel thick and the car isn't even mine anymore :oops:

Why didn't my C5 have memory functions? It was the 3.0i V6 Exclusive SE (absolute top of the range)??

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Post by Paul-R » 14 Apr 2010, 21:46

cachaciero wrote:There is what I consider an oddity with the "dipping mirror" at least on the MK1 the mirror selector switch has to remain selected to the passenger side after mirror adjustment for the auto dipping function to work. This is a pain because the switch needs to be in the centre to fold the mirrors.
I'm fairly sure that on mine the door mirrors both fold flat when I press the key 'plip'.

Or do you mean when you're inside the car in order to use the switch on the door panel?

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Post by Citroenmad » 14 Apr 2010, 22:15

R9UKE wrote:
cachaciero wrote:There is what I consider an oddity with the "dipping mirror" at least on the MK1 the mirror selector switch has to remain selected to the passenger side after mirror adjustment for the auto dipping function to work. This is a pain because the switch needs to be in the centre to fold the mirrors.

cachaciero
That's why my mirror didn't ever dip!! I thought it had just forgotten how to do it (it is french after all), but now I feel thick and the car isn't even mine anymore :oops:

Why didn't my C5 have memory functions? It was the 3.0i V6 Exclusive SE (absolute top of the range)??
S1 C5s didnt have this function i dont think. I think the thread is about the new 'germanic' C5?

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Post by myglaren » 14 Apr 2010, 22:23

According to my handbook they did, depending on the model. (mine hasn't :( )

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Post by Citroenmad » 14 Apr 2010, 22:27

A memory function to the mirrors which goes with the memory seat adjustment? Didnt know they came with that.

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Post by myglaren » 14 Apr 2010, 22:33

Citroenmad wrote:A memory function to the mirrors which goes with the memory seat adjustment? Didnt know they came with that.
No, sorry, It was the folding mirrors I thought that you were referring to.

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Post by cachaciero » 14 Apr 2010, 22:46

Paul-R wrote:
cachaciero wrote:There is what I consider an oddity with the "dipping mirror" at least on the MK1 the mirror selector switch has to remain selected to the passenger side after mirror adjustment for the auto dipping function to work. This is a pain because the switch needs to be in the centre to fold the mirrors.
I'm fairly sure that on mine the door mirrors both fold flat when I press the key 'plip'.
Yes they do if they are selected to do so.

But there are times when it is convenient to fold them before opening the door to get out.

Or do you mean when you're inside the car in order to use the switch on the door panel?
Yes

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Post by Julz » 15 Apr 2010, 08:14

myglaren wrote:According to my handbook they did, depending on the model. (mine hasn't :( )
Wasn't sure if they should on mine either, but as it's only an LX I doubted it

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Post by myglaren » 15 Apr 2010, 19:10

You can tell by the controls on the armrest but no, the LX doesn't.

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Re: Door Mirrors problem on Citroen C5

Post by ubg43 » 15 Apr 2014, 07:36

you probably got an English spec manual.

The seat memory on your car will do the seat positions and the aircon - nothing else. I'm afraid you will just have to live with it.

Wish I had better news for you.

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Melbourne Australia.