The Citroen DS3 1.4 HDi engine is fitted into a range of cars from the DS3, C3, C1 and variations are also found in some Peugeot’s and fords (Ford Fiesta 1.4 TDCI). Below you will find a photograph of the engine bay in Marie’s DS3, hover over different elements of the engine to discover what they do. Your driving instructor will be asking you more about these when you get ready for your practical driving test.
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The oil cap is where you can top up your oil if it is running low, to check your engine oil you will need to find the dipstick
The dipstick allows you to view your current oil level between min & max markers, you can top the oil up at the oil cap.
Coolant keeps your engine running cool, the coolant bottle has min & max marks for you to check the level, you can also top-up the coolant here.
Brake / Clutch Fluid
Your Brake and Clutch fluid gets topped up here, there are also markers for the min & max brake fluid. It’s recommended to change brake fluid every 2 years.
Screenwash helps clean your windows through the washer jets. You top it up with screenwash, fill it to the top and close the cap – there are no min/max markings here.