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Got this error today (2nd time its happened, 1st was before xmas). When it happens and you restart the car it doesn't move. Had to sit about for 15mins till could move again.

Booked in for next week, the mechanic hasnt seen it before. He ask if i was using the rapid chargers.

Anyone else experienced this problem and got it fixed?
 

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Weird! I'd probably do basic things like check tyre pressures are correct as that can upset traction control.

Usual 12v battery voltage check as that's a gremlin cause.

I think you can turn off the traction control. I'd try turning it off and driving the car a bit and then turn it back on and drive it some more. See if it's ok then or still grumpy. If you can't turn it off I'd disconnect the 12v battery positive lead for a minute and then reconnect, lock the car. Leave it for 10 minutes. Then unlock and see if it's still the same when you start it.

Using rapid chargers shouldn't cause this. If it does then PSA have dropped a massive clanger!
 

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I actually did my tyres today (although with a bad pump so tyres are all random psi) but that was 60 miles ago.

This issue happen first at 6000 miles and now again at 12000 miles. I cant recreate the problem. Just turning it off for 15 mins to fix

Had a looked around and some other owners have the same problem but cant find a definite answer.
 

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Strange. Hopefully it's generated some kind of code they can read and then they can sort it out.
 

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Weird! I'd probably do basic things like check tyre pressures are correct as that can upset traction control.

Usual 12v battery voltage check as that's a gremlin cause.

I think you can turn off the traction control. I'd try turning it off and driving the car a bit and then turn it back on and drive it some more. See if it's ok then or still grumpy. If you can't turn it off I'd disconnect the 12v battery positive lead for a minute and then reconnect, lock the car. Leave it for 10 minutes. Then unlock and see if it's still the same when you start it.

Using rapid chargers shouldn't cause this. If it does then PSA have dropped a massive clanger!
It’s a poor translation. It means traction as in “traction battery” not “traction control”.

It’ll be the 12v. When was the last time you drove it?
 
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I am a delivery driver so can do 500 miles a week, it is on driving about at least 50 hours a week.

The first time it happened in winter i was idling with the engine on, the car after 10 mins will switch off the motor, did this a couple of times which might of drained the the 12v battery.

But not sure about this time although the other day when i came back to the car after 2 hours the headlights were on? I thought i had accidently pressed the key fob. Also today when i came back to the car twice the radio was on?
 

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This seems to occur for several owners, myself included. It's a generic warning and can relate to a few things which only a dealer can identify by looking at fault codes. 1st time it happened to me was 3 weeks into owning car. It turned out that the 12V battery wasn't charging fully which led to car not being happy. They replaced some sort of switch. Been great for 6 months but had similar faults showing again, 2 months for dealer appt !! I suspect it's same sort of issue. Good luck.
 

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This has happened to me today. I came across this thread which seems to suggest there’s a recall out there. Frustrating as the car had a decent run only 4 days ago.
 

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I am a delivery driver so can do 500 miles a week, it is on driving about at least 50 hours a week.

The first time it happened in winter i was idling with the engine on, the car after 10 mins will switch off the motor, did this a couple of times which might of drained the the 12v battery.

But not sure about this time although the other day when i came back to the car after 2 hours the headlights were on? I thought i had accidently pressed the key fob. Also today when i came back to the car twice the radio was on?
Any luck with the dealer?
 

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In the dealer for about 4 hours they couldn't find anything wrong, they just cleared the fault codes and updated the software.

They said would need to keep it overnight for a few days to run more test. And something about sending out a technical analysis to head office in France to get more info

I asked about a product recall but nothing on there systems.

Mechanic said ok to drive, if happens again bring it back.


Did you leave the electrics running for a period of time? ie draining the 12v battery

What did you do to get going again after the error? I waited 15mins
 

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Did you leave the electrics running for a period of time? ie draining the 12v battery

What did you do to get going again after the error? I waited 15mins
No haven’t left anything on. All I can think is the automatic locking/unlocking as you walk close to the car, but surely that wouldn’t be enough to drain it? Have seen 12V issues seem to be a pattern with EVs.

Same as you, I went back in the house and came out 15 mins later to try it again and it was fine. On deferred charge tonight.
 
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