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2015-17 Citroen C4, C4 Cactus recalled

Citroen's quirky C4 Cactus and its more conventional C4 brother have been recalled to fix a problem with the braking system.

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Scott Collie
Scott Collie
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Inchcape Australia has recalled the 2015-17 Citroen C4 and C4 Cactus to fix a problem with the braking system.

“The braking system’s power assistance may be lost or reduced,” it says in its recall notice.

“This is due to a reduction of available vacuum in the system due to degradation of the timing belt if affected by aged engine oil.

“While the brakes will still be operable, if power assistance is reduced or lost, there is an increased risk of a collision, which could result in injury or death of vehicle occupants and/or other road users.”

  • A total of 171 cars are included in the recall
  • Affected cars were sold between 1 July, 2015, and 28 February, 2017
  • A VIN list of affected vehicles is attached here
  • The original recall notice is attached here

Owners will be contacted by Citroen Australia and advised to organise a free fix with their nearest dealer.

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Scott Collie
Scott Collie

Scott Collie is an automotive journalist based in Melbourne, Australia. Scott studied journalism at RMIT University and, after a lifelong obsession with everything automotive, started covering the car industry shortly afterwards. He has a passion for travel, and is an avid Melbourne Demons supporter.

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