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Electrical fault recall for Citroen DS4/DS5 and C5

Electrical fault recall for Citroen DS4/DS5 and C5

84 Citroen/DS cars need repairs

A possible electrical fault has been identified in some Citroen cars sold in Australia.

Affecting Citroen DS4/DS5 and C5 cars sold in Australia between the 1st of May 2015 and the 31st of August 2016, the recall is being overseen by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

Is your Citroen affected? Check your VIN here.

The recall notice says the start motor 12V connection lug may be fitted incorrectly and may touch a metal component causing a short circuit.

What are the hazards?

If the starter motor connection lug touches another metal component it may cause a short circuit and this may pose a fire hazard.

Citroen Automobiles Australia will contact all known owners by mail and advise them to present their vehicle to their preferred Citroen dealer to have the starter motor connection inspected and if necessary, reposition the connection lug free of charge.

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Simon is a writer and sometime contributor to the podcast. He also takes care of video production and product reviews. He met Joel through radio school and has worked with him on other ventures, reading news, producing and presenting radio content for regional networks. Simon doesn’t profess to be a car nut but enjoys driving first and foremost and has a penchant for hot hatches. He helps to provide the everyday-man perspective.

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