Electrics!

Questions not related to the fuel type, like Manual Gearbox, Body Work, Lights, Interior trim and Seats, Steering, Brakes, Beeping, Wheels and Tyres to be asked in this topic only.

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My Name: markross0320

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Model: C3 2009-2013, New shape (A51)
Year: 2010 (60)
Engine Size: 1.6
Fuel Type: Diesel
Mileage: 76000
Trim Level: Exclusive
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)
Engine name: BlueHDi (75 PS)
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My wifes 2010 C3 seems to have developed various electrical problems.

1. No power steering
2.Airbag fault light
3. When engines off and you remove key, the wipers and headlights come on.

Im thinking Comms unit or BSI?
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Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
Year: 2002 (02)
Engine Size: 1.4 (16v)
Fuel Type: Diesel
Mileage: 140000
Trim Level: Exclusive
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)
Engine name: DV4 16-valve diesel (90 PS)
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Hi.

I would go back to basics and check the alternator output for voltage.

Battery and alternator are the common denominator.
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