In this article, we are going to talk about a theme that can be of use to all of us. Whether it’s because you have a flat tire, or you want to replace your brake pads, knowing where the jack is on a Citroen C4 Picasso is essential. In actual fact, without the jack, you won’t be able to lift your car and therefore replace a wheel, or, access the elements behind it such as the brake pads for example. To get this done, we will first explain the different sort of jacks, then, where the jack is on an Citroen C4 Picasso, and finally, how to use the jack on your car.


What are the different types of jacks for Citroen C4 Picasso?

So we start our content page with the different sort of jacks that exist. In actual fact, although generally most Citroen C4 Picasso will be equipped with the same kind of jack, there are still different styles with different uses, here they are:

  • The single-arm screw jack for Citroen C4 Picasso : The first type of jack, the most traditional and cheapest of all, is generally located on entry-level models, or with few options. This kind of jack has just one articulated arm that is situated under the car to lift it. This kind of jack is light, easy to use, but does not enable you to lift large loads.
  • The double-arm screw jack for Citroen C4 Picasso : It uses exactly similar basic principle as the jack seen above, that is, a worm screw that will enable screwing to raise the jack, and unscrewing to lower it, however the use of a double arm will enable to have a more stable jack that can lift a higher payload.
  • The hydraulic jack for Citroen C4 Picasso : This form of jack is not standard equipment on cars, and is usually just provided with a premium model or bought in car centres. These jacks are heavier, generally less bulky and have the advantage of being much simpler to employ and able to lift a larger load. It would cost between 20 and 50 euros to buy them, here is a simple and effective model from Oscaro.


Where is the jack on Citroen C4 Picasso?

We will now start the part that absolutely made you come to this content, where is the jack on a Citroen C4 Picasso? It might seem simple, but depending on the car make and model the location of the jack is not similar. Be aware that most Citroen C4 Picasso cars are supplied with a jack, if they are not you will have to find a puncture-proof spray or a compressor instead. Whether you have just bought your Citroen C4 Picasso or have been loaned one, or are renting it, you may not have this information. We are going to give you the different locations of the jack on your car, these locations may replace depending on the year and the finish of your Citroen C4 Picasso:

  • The most general location for a jack is in the trunk of your Citroen C4 Picasso. To reach it, just lift the carpet in the trunk and you should find it and the spare tire.
  • In the rear wheel arch: Similar but less common location, your jack may be in your trunk, but on the side of the trunk, to reach it you just have to open the hatch in the right component of your trunk.
  • Last possible location for the jack on your Citroen C4 Picasso is under your car. If you still have the spare tire you will discover it under your trunk, in most cases you will have to unscrew a nut to be able to release it and the spare tire.

How to use the jack on a Citroen C4 Picasso?

Finally, we will quickly explain how to use the jack on your Citroen C4 Picasso. Whether it is to replace your wheel or to replace the brake pads of your Citroen C4 Picasso, the procedure remains similar. This procedure might seem difficult, but you just need to follow a few recommendations to use your jack safely:

  • Before lifting your Citroen C4 Picasso, remember to engage the handbrake as well as a gear to lock your wheels.
  • Unscrew the wheel nuts of the wheels you want to work on before lifting the car, otherwise you risk damaging the transmission.
  • Begin to lift your jack (about 20 centimeters) and position it under your car at the level of the underbody, you will in most cases discover a notch to position it in the right place.
  • Raise your Citroen C4 Picasso, don’t bother doing it much, if your tire comes off three inches off the ground that’s enough.

If you need more tutorials on the Citroen C4 Picasso, go to our Citroen C4 Picasso category.