Pluriel fusebox required - relay that controls the wipers is dead

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I think I need a replacement fusebox as my relay that controls the wipers is dead.

There are a few on ebay, but they are from 1.6's

Would these be compatible?

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Hi powermole,

The fuse box in the engine bay will have a part number on it, compare the numbers to get the right part (message the seller if its not clear in the listing), the peugeot fuses boxes and other citroen models also fit the C3, so its worth searching by part number too.

engine bay fuse box - Citroen C3

The fuse box in the glove box (the BSI) is unique to your car as its programmed with the VIN and other details linking it to the engine ECU immobiliser, the units on ebay will not be compatible. It's best to get these repaired when possible, try BBA Reman (via eBay) for that.

P1darbs wrote:In the engine bay, passenger side or on the right when looking in to the engine bay, you'll find the fuse box tucked away under the inner wing.
Disconnect the battery before doing anything!! TAKE MY ADVICE ON THAT.
now after removing the fuse box cover you'll see. A tray of fuses & multi connectors.
Remove all the connectors by first pulling the red toggles & lifting. Then tuck them safely either side of the battery tray.
Now you'll need a 13mm DEEP socket and ratchet... Remove the black wire connected to the front side of the fuse box,
Now here's the tricky bit... You'll need a flat blade screwdriver to lever the fuse tray out of the box.
The TRAY clips into place at each side closest to you & furthest from you as you look from the front of the car.
Once you have removed this tray you can closely inspect each fuse then just put it to one side.
Now you will have exposed 5 or six wires coming into a fuse block! At the bottom of the fuse box.
Here I found one of the large 30 amp fuses popped! Simply replace and refit your fuse tray in the reverse procedure of removal!
Ensure you have refitted everything before reconnecting the battery.

I hope this helps someone in the future! But hope you don't have this issue in the first place!
They are large 29mm wide fuses sometimes known as Mega or Maxi fuses. But may only be £1 from your local spares shop if they've got them. eBay £1:50p
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