2011 C3 Picasso 1.4 16v - Hydraulic clutch?

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2011 C3 Picasso 1.4 16v - Hydraulic clutch?

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Gentlemen, most likely Marc..

Can you get details of the clutch operation on my new C3 C3 Picasso please?

No vin until tomorrow as it's all with the car. Reg is ;


Clutch got lower and lower driving around London tonight. That was fun. Then I couldn't get gears at all. Limped out onto the A4 and managed to gently drive home. Green Flag are dropping it at the dealer tomorrow who will sort it but I'd like to know what to pull them up on and check what they've done.

Thanks!
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Re: 2011 C3 Picasso 1.4 16v - Hydraulic clutch?

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Must be hydraulic - there are no cables listed for any C3 Pic versions.
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Re: 2011 C3 Picasso 1.4 16v - Hydraulic clutch?

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Thanks Richard, I thought so. I could have simply looked under the bonnet last night but it was dark, cold and I wasn't in the mood :)
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Re: 2011 C3 Picasso 1.4 16v - Hydraulic clutch?

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Michel wrote:
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Gentlemen, most likely Marc..

Can you get details of the clutch operation on my new C3 C3 Picasso please?

No vin until tomorrow as it's all with the car. Reg is ;


Clutch got lower and lower driving around London tonight. That was fun. Then I couldn't get gears at all. Limped out onto the A4 and managed to gently drive home. Green Flag are dropping it at the dealer tomorrow who will sort it but I'd like to know what to pull them up on and check what they've done.

Thanks!
Yes, hydraulic Clutches on these. I have the VIN, so removed your Reg. C3 PICASSO FAMILY SALOON 1.4 VTi 16v 95 Manual gearbox 5.

However, apart from the usual checks there was also a Technical Service Bulletin for these. Specifically, it is where gear changing is difficult / impossible.. Caused by Electrolytic fluid from the battery which can leak / spill onto the hydraulic clutch pipe. So a check is needed to see if the pipe has been holed and if so, replaced.
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Re: 2011 C3 Picasso 1.4 16v - Hydraulic clutch?

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Thanks Marc. It's now back at the dealer :)
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Re: 2011 C3 Picasso 1.4 16v - Hydraulic clutch?

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Could someone possibly give me a part number and a price for the clutch slave cylinder please?

Book time for the job to change it please also - is it a gearbox out job or is the cylinder external? I can't look as the car is at the dealer. He's had it 6 days. I'm seriously considering rejecting it as he's not returning my calls or emails either.
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Book is about an hour for the Clutch slave Cylinder alone.
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Book time is about an hour for Clutch Slave Cylinder alone.

Part number: 2182E1, currently priced at £59.63 inc. from Citroen.

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No gearbox out from what I can see - that's only required for the clutch itself.
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Re: 2011 C3 Picasso 1.4 16v - Hydraulic clutch?

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Wonderful, thanks Marc! Most helpful!
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Re: 2011 C3 Picasso 1.4 16v - Hydraulic clutch?

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Just check if there's enough fluid first. It uses either brake fluid or has it's own container.