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Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
Year: 2011 (11)
Engine Size: 1.6
Fuel Type: Diesel
Mileage: 40000
Trim Level: Exclusive
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: Yes
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)

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hi i have a 2011 1.6 diesel c3 and over the last 2 weeks the service light has come on a couple times but the following morning its off again, had in the garage today but they say its not on and showing no logs on the computer, should i be worried or is this pretty common?btw just had its service afew weeks ago, only done 40k miles aswell.
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Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
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Engine Size: 1.4 (16v)
Fuel Type: Diesel
Mileage: 140000
Trim Level: Exclusive
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No
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madmax wrote:hi i have a 2011 1.6 diesel c3 and over the last 2 weeks the service light has come on a couple times but the following morning its off again, had in the garage today but they say its not on and showing no logs on the computer, should i be worried or is this pretty common?btw just had its service afew weeks ago, only done 40k miles aswell.
Are you sure its the service light (MIL) as the car will store the codes if there is a MIL illuminated, even if its not illuminated when tested.

Its not a common problem for the MIL to show, or for no faults recorded after MIL showing.
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