Need help identifying part number for Citroen C4

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Need help identifying part number for Citroen C4

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Hello everyone,

This is my first post on this forum and I'm really happy that I found this place where I could find many answers to my questions :)

I have recently bought a second hand Citroen C4 II from 2011, 1.6 THP and soon after I made several trips I noticed that the parking brake switch is no longer working (I cannot manually activate or deactivate parking brake). I would like to order a new one from Alliexpress, could someone, please, share here the OE part number ?

My VIN is: VF7**************[VIN obfuscated, can be read by forum staff]

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Many thanks in advance!
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Part no is 470703
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Watch out for fakes, most of these originals are made in the Czech Republic from what I can see.
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If it's coming from Aliexpress I can't see there being any chance of it being genuine.
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Thank you very much for your quick replies. Anyone has experience with the parts from Alli ? Should I get a genuine instead of a cheap version from China ? Thanks!
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If you can, see if you can get the parts from GSF (I am NOT linked to them in any way!!!). They normally supply parts of suitable quality. It is not unknown for parts supplied from the Far East to have a lifespan that can be measured in weeks (sometimes months, if you are lucky). Avoid Euro Car Parts (and their online site; CarParts4Less) as well; they have earned themselves the nickname Euro Crap Parts.

If you can afford it, get a genuine Citroen part. The expense will be forgotten long after the part has been fitted and doing the correct job.
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None of the above ^ will sell these types of spares.

Get one from Citroen direct or take a chance from the orient - your choice :-D
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Quick update after I did some research on YouTube, this part has two little plastic holes that are fixing and letting the button to swing back and forward, I managed to glue the broken ears backed using a metal ring/washer and now the button works fine :)

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An excellent result. Well done.
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For small, non-structural or unstressed parts, or where there is no risk of electrical/fire issues, if necessary AliExpress can be a useful parts source for certain items. I wouldn't, for example, use them for brake, steering or suspension items — nor for their recently advertised XUD cylinder heads! #-o