Don't know about the Picasso but my Xantia has a countdown mile indicator to
the next service and when I take it to a local French car specialist, not
far from me in South East Essex, they reset it, they also run diagnostics
tests and have even reprogrammed the "computer" in the past.
Might be worth a look in your local Yellow Pages (in the UK) and see if
anyone specialises in French cars and then giving them a ring.
Xantia is easy....
With ignition off, press *and**hold* the trip reset button.
Turn on ignition and watch the service indicator count up to it's max
Let go of the button.
Turn ignition off.
Turn ignition on again and watch the spanner symbol illuminate for 5 secs or
Turn ignition off again.
Thanks for that didn't realise it was that simple, but then I am not in
anyway interested in car mechanics, give me a PC anyday :-).
The info regarding finding a local specialist will probably still be of use
the the OP anyway.
Citroen installed it for the advice of the wise and to be ignored by the
In any event if you change it a franchised main dealer should notice when
you come to have it serviced as Citroen's records won't add up.
Apart from invalidating any warranty you should declare your interference to
any prospective purchaser or be guilty of deception under the Trades
This will lower the price which anyone will offer you for the used vehicle.
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