Diesel emissions

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My Name: zebedee2001

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Model: C3 2006-2009, Facelift model
Year: 2009 (59)
Engine Size: 1.4
Fuel Type: Diesel
Mileage: 130000
Trim Level: Airdream+
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)
Engine name: DV4 diesel (70 PS)
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Hi All,

Sort of off topic but.....

There was a lot of fuss about the VW diesel emissions test being fiddled. VW is/has paid compensation to owners. I have seen a few websites stating you can also claim for Citroens & Vauxhalls etc. Is this actually real & are the websites genuine or a con? Just wondered if anyone had actually made a successful claim?
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My Name: C3driver52

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Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
Year: 2003 (03)
Engine Size: 1.4 i
Fuel Type: Petrol
Mileage: 79984
Trim Level: VTR+
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)
Engine name: TU3 (75 PS)
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Hello

The EU emission test cheat devices (software?) were found in the Euro 5 Citroen engine, these were fitted to the C3 from 2010.

The claim is for compensation for being mis-sold.

Without any actual loss suffered by the purchaser it will be interesting to hear if there is anything to claim?
My Name: zebedee2001

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Posts: 86
Joined: Fri Jan 16, 2015 4:40 pm
Model: C3 2006-2009, Facelift model
Year: 2009 (59)
Engine Size: 1.4
Fuel Type: Diesel
Mileage: 130000
Trim Level: Airdream+
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)
Engine name: DV4 diesel (70 PS)
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Mine is a 59 plate (although comes up as 2010 on most motor factor computers) & is an Airdream+ model whatever that means. I've had it from 3 years old. Just wondered if I could get some cash!
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My Name: C3driver52

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Posts: 1877
Joined: Sat Apr 30, 2011 7:40 pm
Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
Year: 2003 (03)
Engine Size: 1.4 i
Fuel Type: Petrol
Mileage: 79984
Trim Level: VTR+
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)
Engine name: TU3 (75 PS)
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PM me your VIN and I can sometimes see what Engine is fitted etc.
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