Need a help as first time DIY for C3 2011

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Need a help as first time DIY for C3 2011

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Hi, after few visits to the garage i decided that i want to do the maintaining stuff (at least what i can) by myself.
the this is that i don't know where to start.
i have no service book / maintain book, nothing; so i need to make this as first full maintenance. as far as i know previous owner didn't replace or done anything.
what do i need for that? where can i get repair book (?) to tell me what type of fluids to use and parts?
info are below:
VIN: VF7**************[VIN obfuscated, can be read by forum staff]
Engine Code: 5FS (EP6C)
1.6 VTi 120 88kW/120PS

i tried to pack few things to buy, please advise what to add / remove / replace:
https://www.trodo.com/sharecart/?id=MzU ... TQ1NDd8MXw,

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Re: Need a help as first time DIY for C3 2011

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Hi, and :welc: to the forum.

I personally cannot offer you any useful advice, but others who have experience of the C3 will be able to help you.

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Re: Need a help as first time DIY for C3 2011

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bit0 wrote:
09 Nov 2020, 19:36
Hi, after few visits to the garage i decided that i want to do the maintaining stuff (at least what i can) by myself.
the this is that i don't know where to start.
i have no service book / maintain book, nothing; so i need to make this as first full maintenance. as far as i know previous owner didn't replace or done anything.
what do i need for that? where can i get repair book (?) to tell me what type of fluids to use and parts?
info are below:
VIN: VF7**************[VIN obfuscated, can be read by forum staff]
Engine Code: 5FS (EP6C)
1.6 VTi 120 88kW/120PS

i tried to pack few things to buy, please advise what to add / remove / replace:
https://www.trodo.com/sharecart/?id=MzU ... TQ1NDd8MXw,
You should be able to get a maintenance / service book from your local Citroen dealer:

https://www.citroen.co.il/services/

That should provide the information on the items that need doing and when. We can't really provide you with a shopping list for servicing to be honest - you have your engine type and model already, so it will be a matter of ordering items as you require.

Look at the Wiki for your engine oil here:

https://frenchcarforum.co.uk/wiki/Citro ... arbox_Oils

Look under EP6C engine section and your engine code which is 5FS BUT also look at the top of the page where the country climates are shown - so if you are in a very hot country, then you may need to factor this in. Again, if unsure, ask your dealer for the recommended oil for Israel with your temperatures as the viscosity can make a difference.

As for standard service items - you'll just need to search for the parts online or get them from your dealer and fit them yourself.