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Our expert insights into Citroen car diagnostic

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What is a diagnostic inspection?

There are hundreds of potential error codes, which only specialist diagnostic equipment can read. So when a warning light flashes on the dashboard, a diagnostics check is needed to assess how bad the problem is, and what may have caused it.

What happens when my dashboard illuminates a warning light?

The warning light is just the beginning—it doesn’t give the whole picture. There are hundreds of parts in your engine, so the exact nature of the fault may not be immediately apparent.

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How much does it cost to fix my car? car-diagnostic/citroen

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What is a diagnostic inspection?

There are hundreds of potential error codes, which only specialist diagnostic equipment can read. So when a warning light flashes on the dashboard, a diagnostics check is needed to assess how bad the problem is, and what may have caused it.

What happens when my dashboard illuminates a warning light?

The warning light is just the beginning—it doesn’t give the whole picture. There are hundreds of parts in your engine, so the exact nature of the fault may not be immediately apparent.

View more symptomsView more symptoms

How much does it cost to fix my car? car-diagnostic/citroen

Save up to 30% on your Citroen in car diagnostic. See our table below to browse our honest, upfront prices.

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Daniel, from London

Hey Fixter,

Daniel
Terry

Terry, Fixter in-house mechanic expert

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How much does car diagnostic cost for Citroen?

How much does car diagnostic cost for Citroen?

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A typical car diagnostic in the UK costs around £40.83 - £52.92. Depending on your Citroen model and engine, and whether you live in a big city or a small one, the price of a car diagnostic on your vehicle can be higher or lower. We have computed prices for some of the best-selling cars in the UK in order to give you an idea of how much the car diagnostic should cost.

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Citroen C1 Airscape

1.2 litres

£49.67 £42.0515%

Citroen Berlingo M Sp

1.6 litres

£50.38 £42.0517%

Citroen C15

1.9 litres

£50.00 £42.0516%

Citroen Berlingo First 600

1.6 litres

£47.94 £41.6513%

Citroen Berlingo Electric

1.6 litres

£47.53 £40.8314%

Citroen Berlingo Mspace Forte

2 litres

£49.52 £42.8713%

Citroen C1

1 litres

£65.25 £52.9219%

Citroen Berlingo M S

1.6 litres

£50.89 £42.0517%

Citroen Berlingo M S

1.6 litres

£51.60 £41.6519%

Citroen Berlingo M S

1.6 litres

£51.90 £42.0519%

Citroen C1 Airscape

1.2 litres

£49.67 £42.0515%

Citroen Berlingo First 600

1.6 litres

£47.94 £41.6513%

Citroen Berlingo M S

1.6 litres

£51.60 £41.6519%

Citroen Berlingo M Sp

1.6 litres

£50.38 £42.0517%

Citroen Berlingo Mspace Forte

2 litres

£49.52 £42.8713%
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London, UK
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21 reviews
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What is a diagnostic inspection?

Modern cars have an onboard computer or Engine Control Unit (ECU). This continually assesses performance, with sensors throughout the car letting the ECU know of issues such as raised engine temperature, low fluid levels or problems with emission levels or the windscreen wipers. The ECU triggers an error once a problem has been found, and the relevant dashboard warning light will flash, but there are hundreds of potential error codes, which only specialist diagnostic equipment can read. So when a warning light flashes on the dashboard, a diagnostics check is needed to assess how bad the problem is, and what may have caused it.

We use state of the art diagnostic equipment

Live data shows multiple readings from across the engine to assess whether everything is working as it should. The equipment can also check and rectify braking systems where there’s an electronic handbrake, and adjust headlights where possible. You don’t need to go to a dealership to get diagnostic testing done. Most garages and workshops will carry out diagnostic testing for nearly all models and types of vehicle.

What happens at a Fixter diagnostic inspection

We charge a fixed fee for diagnostic testing that can be done while you wait. This is usually done within an hour, but if further work is required, it will clearly take more time. Our highly-trained and qualified mechanics will give you a no-charge, no-obligation repair quote if testing highlights issues with the engine or anything else, and talk you in detail through what is needed to put things right.

So next time a dashboard warning light flashes on, don’t pay dealership prices for diagnostic testing. Let us manage it all for you, picking up your car for its testing, and ensuring a fair price and a reliable service.

What happens when my dashboard illuminates a warning light?

The warning light is just the beginning—it doesn’t give the whole picture. There are hundreds of parts in your engine, so the exact nature of the fault may not be immediately apparent.

Examining fault codes to identify the problem

A diagnostic check accurately identifies the fault, avoiding more serious problems that could lead to costly repairs, potential safety hazards or worse damage. With these tests, your car is plugged into sophisticated diagnostic equipment which reads the error codes your car’s ECU has generated to explain the issue in full. Diagnostic checking looks for errors across various vehicle systems, including tyres, engine management, lights, emissions and more.

Citroën

Citroën is a French automobile manufacturer, part of the PSA Peugeot Citroën Group since 1976, established over 100 years ago in March 1919.

Citroën produced the world’s first mass-produced front-wheel drive car and one of the first to feature a unitary type body, with no chassis supporting its mechanical components.

How popular is Citroën in the United Kingdom?

Citroën is probably better known for its quirky design and fun fashion styled brand of cars. Offering something different from more traditional sporty looks, they are a brand that provides value without being cheap.

There were 1.3m Citroën cars on the roads at the close of 2018; a figure that peaked in the early part of 2015 and has maintained a very similar number ever since.

Good value vehicles for family driving

Citroën offers a range of fun-looking smaller city cars and family cars for every ilk. The smallest starts with their C1 city model, growing into the C3 mini-MPV and SUV models, then the C4 subcompact and compact featuring crossover and SUV styles, up to the C5 family saloon, that is also available as an SUV sporting Citroën’s Aircross moniker. With models featuring up to 7 seats, Citroën doesn’t just create cars for everyday family motoring—they supply cars for the biggest of families.

Citroën’s reliability and reputation

You wouldn’t instantly think of Citroën as one of the technological leaders of the automotive industry, but as well as being the first to introduce front wheel drive and unitary body type vehicles, they were also responsible for producing the first hydropneumatic self-levelling suspensions system in 1954. Just one year later they introduced another milestone in motoring history, producing the first mass-produced car with modern disc brakes.

Citroën ranked 25th place out of 30 car brands in the What Car? Reliability Survey in 2018. Probably not a figure to earn them too much confidence and an increase in sales, but when you consider that they still featured higher than Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar and Land Rover then maybe the competition is a little tougher throughout that survey than it first appears.

Recent Citroën recalls and reliability issues

Various recalls have been made on Citroën models throughout their motoring history. The following are a list of the most recent in the UK and Europe.

25/04/2019 – Citroën Berlingo

The handbrake mechanism may not be correct

27/02/2019 – Citroën C4 Aircross (2011–2015)

The battery charge program may not be to specification

12/02/2019 – Citroën C3 Aircross (2016–2018)

The wires of the seat position sensor may not be correct

01/02/2019 – Citroën Spacetourer and Dispatch IV (2015–2108)

The loosening of the front wishbone lower ball joints

01/02/2019 – Citroën Spacetourer and Dispatch IV (2016–2018)

The fixing bolt of the front suspension wishbone

01/02/2019 – Citroën Spacetourer and Dispatch IV (2015–2018)

The air conditioning compressor pulley could break

01/02/2019 – Citroën Spacetourer Dispatch IV (2016–2018)

Rear suspension wishbone mounting bolts

14/01/2019 – Citroën C3 (2018)

The steering column universal joint clamp may be incorrectly fitted

All recall information sourced from gov.co.uk data.

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