Citroen C5 2008 1.6 diesel service and maintenance

Engine oil

Engine oil capacity: 4.3 litres (4.5 quarts)
For regular oil change Citroen C5 2008 1.6 diesel takes approx. 3.8 litres of oil, 4.3 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 C5 1.6 diesel fuel filter replacement interval: 40,000 km
Change interval for the fuel filter in the fuel tank is 80,000 km

Glow plugs

Glow plugs change interval is 100,000 km.

Timing belt

Manufacturers recommended timing belt replacement interval for Citroen C5 1.6 diesel is 240,000 km.
Based on practical experience, recommended Citroen C5 2008 Tourer 1.6 HDiF timing belt change interval is 180,000 km when belt should be replaced, or at least periodically check the belt's condition after this mileage and replace it at the first sign of damage.
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 C5 2008 Tourer 1.6 HDiF serpentine or alternator belt replacement interval is 120,000 km.

Engine coolant

Engine coolant (antifreeze) recommended replacement interval for Citroen C5 1.6 diesel is 100,000 km or 5 years, whichever comes first.

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