Citroen c3 picasso 2012 diesel

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Citroen c3 picasso 2012 diesel

Post by piki »

Hi
Had warning water in diesel filter ,like a 2 weeks ago , so i have changed the fuel filter, now i have 2 warning on dash on startup+service light stay on ,
1 is water in diesel warning , and the 2th - risk of filter clogging ,
Any idea??
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Re: Citroen c3 picasso 2012 diesel

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Was there any water in the filter housing? If not it will probably be a sensor fault, water in the filter could stop the flow of fuel if there is enough of it. If there wasn't you could either ignore it, get a Lexia on it or change the sensor.

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hi
when i replace the filter i didnt saw any water in it (not sure how it suppossed to look if there is any ),
to replace the sensor i need to replace all the filter cover as 1 unit?
and what is lexia? code reader , i connected to the obd2 and there is no codes i the ecu....
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I'm not familiar with the sensor on those I'm afraid someone else will have to give you that info. You would be able to see water in the fuel if it was there, if you swill it about it doesn't mix with the fuel and when you empty it you will see droplets of water in the bottom of the housing.

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I think the ‘risk of diesel filter glogging’ message is referring to the DPF on these cars & is telling you to regenerate it.
Double check the hanbook but i have a feeling the second message is referring to the DPF.
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Re: Citroen c3 picasso 2012 diesel

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whats PDF?
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Exhaust particulate filter.

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so i search a bit , i will clean it , what about the water in diesel warning, after i replaced the filter it dd disappear for a few days....
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Re: Citroen c3 picasso 2012 diesel

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I would suspect a faulty sensor, you could try disconnecting the lead and see if it goes off. My mother had a 205 diesel many years ago and that often showed water in the filter but I don't think there ever was.

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aight , i will check it , ty for the answars....
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Re: Citroen c3 picasso 2012 diesel

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ok so i found the problem , the fuel addtive tank , is smashed
im having hard time figure out , how the heck this thing is bolted to the big tank .
do i need to remove the fuel tank in order to take it out?
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Re: Citroen c3 picasso 2012 diesel

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Ok , so i replaced the paf tank with a new one , with new bag and fluid , how do i reset the risk of filter clogging , i have tried to connect to the ecu with the Obd2 ,but there is no codes .
What is lexia or daibox that i have heard in the forum...
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Re: Citroen c3 picasso 2012 diesel

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The Lexia (DiagBox) equipment consist of specific hardware to connect to the diagnostics port and software to allow a LOT more access to the ECUs (you also need a laptop, running Windows 7 32bit). Most generic code readers cannot do much where PSA vehicles are concerned. If you decide to get a Lexia clone (the real Lexia equipment is only available to PSA in-house technicians) make certain to get one that can be used on C5/C6 cars (some of the cheaper clones have a reduced component set, and will not work with certain cars). I have an earlier Lexia clone (version B; they are now up to version C), and I have found it to be very useful.
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Re: Citroen c3 picasso 2012 diesel

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So it like a plug which i connect to the obd port , and it connect to laptop with Bluetooth or something ?
Do u have a link or something where i can get one?
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It connects to the laptop via USB port (and is powered through the USB port). I can provide you with a link to where I got my (older) one from (several years ago), but I don't know if they ship to Israel.

https://www.easydiagnostics.co.uk/produ ... t-vehicles

They also sell the kit with a refurbished Dell laptop (that will work and also has workshop manuals for both Citroen and Peugeot up to 2014 models);

https://www.easydiagnostics.co.uk/produ ... geot-setup

If they do ship to Israel (best to check first) you may be eligible for the discount scheme (but this is at the discretion of the Forum staff; I am NOT forum staff), as you have been a member for a while now. Here is the link for the discount;

https://www.frenchcarforum.co.uk/forum/ ... hp?t=60113