Saturday, May 28, 2011

Citroen UK Recalls Citroen C3 Picasso With “Passenger Brake”

Citroen C3 Picasso Citroen reminiscent of the Division of Germany. To prove that the problem caused the recall of these introduce first: Have you ever found in the passenger seat of a really crazy driver who loves loud pedal, but do not want to use brakes? Well, Citroen C3 Picasso accidentally you to fight a weapon against this type of driver-no-mad brake.

You have probably never heard of it, that sounds a bit shocking and funny at the same time. Citroen C3 Picasso is available in two configurations to drive right and left available.

When converting to RHD Citroen C3 Picasso, the elements of the left brake disc have remained behind square feet. If the passenger pushes the right place, the driver brakes. Hilarious, right? But this feature on the Citroen C3 Picasso is also very dangerous.
Citroen recall more than 20,000 units of the Citroen C3 Picasso in the UK because of concerns the brakes from the passenger side can be activated.
Local newspaper reported the issue by the Citroen C3 Picasso suffered by the city and clean country, which has three of the Citroen C3 Picasso will be presented in its fleet. The company has discovered, when one of their drivers drive at 70 mph (112 km / h) on the highway when the driver finds that the car is suddenly sluggish.
Expert Motor Engineer - Mark Brown, who examined the car found that the braking device was under the floor of the passenger of the Citroen C3 Picasso easy to press - as it was only a thin layer of felt.

"It is dangerous effect, because the passenger did not know he is the activation of the brake of the Citroen C3 Picasso. Know the driver does not need what is happening and the people behind them do not know what happened. I think that should Citroen scrutinize the right Citroen C3 Picasso and seriously consider, having regard to the vehicles, providing a kind of permanent structural coverage to protect the brake mechanism, "said Mark Brown.

Passenger car brake problem Citroen C3 Picasso Citroen should investigate because it is urgent. If the driver in control of the car can be compromised, they must take measures to change all cars, including recalls of Citroen C3 Picasso.

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