Citroen C2 2003 1.6 petrol service and maintenance

Engine oil

Engine oil capacity: 3.5 litres (3.7 quarts)
For regular oil change Citroen C2 2003 1.6 petrol takes approx. 3.3 litres of oil, 3.5 litres is total engine oil capacity.
Oil change interval is 20,000 km or one year, whichever comes first.
Although the manufacturer accepts a longer oil change interval, we recommend changing the oil at least every 10,000 km or 12 months.
Recommended oil type (Oil Viscosity Classification SAE) is 5W-30, 5W-40

Air filter

Replacement interval for the air filter is 20,000 km.
After prolonged driving in particularly dusty conditions, it is advisable to check the condition of the air filter earlier and replace it if the filter is visibly dirty.

Fuel filter

Citroen C2 1.6 petrol fuel filter replacement interval: 60,000 km
Change interval for the fuel filter in the fuel tank is 40,000 km

Spark plugs

Recommended spark plugs change interval is 40,000 km.

Timing belt

Manufacturers recommended timing belt replacement interval for Citroen C2 1.6 petrol is 80,000 km.
The experience of Citroen C2 owners confirms that timing belt does in fact last for the specified mileage.
Running your car in aggressive environments (e.g. salt, sand, etc.) causes timing belt to degrade faster and reduces its lifespan; under such conditions, the belt may need to be replaced sooner.

Serpentine (drive) belt

Citroen C2 2003 1.6 16V serpentine or alternator belt replacement interval is 80,000 km.

Engine coolant

Engine coolant (antifreeze) recommended replacement interval for Citroen C2 1.6 petrol is 120,000 km or 6 years, whichever comes first.
Coolant capacity is 7 litres

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Always consult your vehicle manufacturer's service manual for service intervals and specifications!

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