Sensodrive problem linked to temperature

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Think: Auto not changing up or down, snowflake/sport flashing, flappy paddles, actuator fault and sensodrive not changing gear.
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Engine Size: 1.6 (16v)
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Trim Level: NA
Gearbox: SensoDrive
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Hi
I'm afraid our problem went away once the clutch was changed. I was really surprised by how much one side of the clutch had worn.
Might be worth taking it to a Citroen garage to get them to set up thew clutch again or at least diagnose it.
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Year: 2006 (06)
Engine Size: 1.6 (16v)
Fuel Type: Petrol
Mileage: 80000
Trim Level: VTR+
Gearbox: SensoDrive
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: LHD (Europe)
Engine name: TU5 16-valve (110 PS)

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Hello, i m dealing with the same problem, i ordered a new clutch, tomorrow i will change it, i have the same symptoms, when is hot outside i drive 2-3-4 km, i stop to a redlight, after 20 seconds, the auto starts blinking and the car freeze, i need to lock and unlock and it start driving till the next stop. When outside are 4-5 degrees celsius, the car runs perfect. Tomorrow i ll change the clutch and see what s happening. I hope this is the solution
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carciumaru wrote: Mon May 09, 2022 7:44 pm Hello, i m dealing with the same problem, i ordered a new clutch, tomorrow i will change it, i have the same symptoms, when is hot outside i drive 2-3-4 km, i stop to a redlight, after 20 seconds, the auto starts blinking and the car freeze, i need to lock and unlock and it start driving till the next stop. When outside are 4-5 degrees celsius, the car runs perfect. Tomorrow i ll change the clutch and see what s happening. I hope this is the solution
Do you know how to set/reset the clutch actuator?
Please let us know how you get on.
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