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GARY, North Yorkshire

Peugeot Boxer

My engine heats up very quickly and stays on halfway on my temperature gauge. Any ideas please?

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Correct, Isn't it suppose to do that. What would you want it to do? Ken Johnson from Oxfordshire

did you manage to fix this issue as my parents are having the same issue with their fiat xl. the dealership say its just one of those things and they wont fix the fault. Its not safe at all when driving in the dark. k.smith from Leicestershire

Submitted: 18/07/2014 15:39:13 | ID: 99921

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Selwyn Roberts, Wrexham

Peugeot Boxer

I have a 2.8hdi motorhome 2001 and having problems starting. Runs for a couple of seconds and cuts out, changed in line filter but no success. Is there a filter in the tank if so where is it placed how do I get to it? Or is this not the problem thanking you Selwyn Roberts

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Sounds like your high pressure fuel pump on the blink. There's no filter in the tank. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 10/02/2016 11:06:52 | ID: 127367

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Paul, East Riding of Yorkshire

Peugeot Expert

Van2010 on a 60 plate 2.0ltr hid drives superb and no smoke when warm but when starting from cold on a morning clouds of white smoke for 3 mins and weird smell

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Hi Paul. I have exactly the same problem. I've had a new turbo all injectors taken out and checked. I've been told it could be worn piston rings or valve stem seals. Mine also burns around a lt of oil every 800 miles or so. Does it run lumpy for the first min or so?? Danny from Kent

Submitted: 08/02/2016 12:11:56 | ID: 127272

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daisy, Wiltshire

Peugeot 106

hi I was wandering if anyone know how to put the back car seats down? thank you

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To get everything flat you need to push your hand between the rear seat bases (squabs) and the back of the seats and gripping the rear curve of the seat base, pull the seat up and forward. it will rub against the bottom of the seat back and will need a good hard tug! There are on clips and can then either be removed or folded up against the back of the front seats. The rear seat backs are held up with small black sliding buttons on each end of the seat backs. Slide them sideways and the back seat backs unlock and fold forward. I think I'm right in saying there are grey cloth loops which when replacing the seat bases can be left poking out of the gap to make pulling up the seat bases easier next time. If they are there now, just pull them, if not, make sure they are sticking out for next time. don't forget to make sure your seat belt latches are also allowed to stick out so they can be used when you put the seat bases back! Jon from Wiltshire

Submitted: 22/01/2016 19:31:18 | ID: 126548

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Jo Barnett, Bedfordshire

Peugeot 106

Hey, I have a Peugeot 106 and noticed yesterday that there seems to be a metallic sound when I'm driving - kind of like a chain being dragged underneath the car. Had a look for anything obvious but can't see anything (not that I know what I'm looking for, but there was nothing hanging off the underneath or anything). Has anyone else had this or have any clue as to what it could be? Can't get to a garage until next week so I want to be sure its safe for the school runs until then. Thanks :)

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It is quite likely to be a loose exhaust . the join near the engine can loosen over time and the bracket will chatter against the underside of the car. Mine did this.......It was a 5 minute fix.... Jon from Wiltshire

Submitted: 09/09/2015 09:19:05 | ID: 120953

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Isen, Mauritius

Peugeot 106

Hi guy i have a peugeot 106 1.1 1998 when i'm driving i get a big puff of white smoke coming from the muffler plz help me if someone know the problem thx

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There are three kinds of exhaust smoke...Blue is oil, Grey is petrol and white is water. Blue oil smoke indicates worn piston rings if it is a light, constant haze under power, and worn exhaust valve guides if you get a puff when first flooring the throttle after decelerating. Both types of wear are down to the oil failing at high temperatures, either because the car is thrashed with budget oil in, or because the oil changes have been neglected. Grey smoke is excess fuel in the mixture. It is usually accompanied by high fuel consumption and is either a sensor problem on a fuel injection system, or a stuck open choke or worn jets on a carburettor equipped car. White smoke is water vapour. It is common on cold days when the engine first starts as damp in the exhaust system is dried out. If it is constant or after decelleration when the engine is hot, the problem is a failed head gasket letting water from the cooling system into the combustion chamber. It should be attended to straight away or catastrophic engine damage will occur as water gets into the oil and wrecks bearings, or even worse, hydraulic lock can stop a piston moving and snap a rod, or hole the piston. The uneven heat distribution caused by a failed head gasket can also warp the cylinder head, which will then be ruined or at best, require skimming by an engineering shop to recover the flat inner surface the gasket needs to seat properly. Jon from Wiltshire

Submitted: 16/01/2016 21:08:58 | ID: 126266

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vicki, Herefordshire

Peugeot 107

HI, I hope someone can help me. The horn on my 107 goes off when ever I turn the steering wheel or put the car into gear. Does anyone have any idea why this happens. Thank you for reading and I look forward to hearing your thoughts.

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My mom has same problem on hers, started this week, she is 80 and worrying about it! ANy advise please, as my hubby needs to look at it for her as soon as. thanks. JULIE from Staffordshire

Submitted: 09/12/2014 09:27:34 | ID: 107595

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Simone Sanders, Staffordshire

Peugeot 207

Hi, i fetched this car today and wondered if it was possible to change the height of the drivers seat so i can see the length of the car better. Thanks

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There is a lever at side of seat which raises or lowers it A Somerville from Hampshire

Submitted: 02/01/2016 01:50:25 | ID: 125409

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Roberts, Merseyside

Peugeot 207

Can Peugeot give me an owners manual for my car?

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Peugeot place all their owners manuals on main Peugeot site. You can download the manual for your model online and get a paper copy from your printer. I recently obtained an owners manual for my 207, from ebay at a very reasonable cost. A Somerville from Hampshire

Submitted: 21/11/2015 18:13:53 | ID: 123777

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j.w.homer, West Midlands

Peugeot 407

Why does the spindle on the heater flap keep breaking

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Because its designed wrong. steve from Gloucestershire

Submitted: 13/01/2016 17:10:43 | ID: 126057

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keith plumbley, Isle of Wight

Peugeot Bipper Tepee

when driving a rattle or knocking in dash board getting louder

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I too have just started to have knocking which sounds it's like from the dashboard or left front, did you manage to find the problem, it's not constant though. Debbie from Warwickshire

Submitted: 19/09/2015 09:48:18 | ID: 121352

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rauf hussain, West Yorkshire

Peugeot Expert

Hi my peoguet expert tepee hdi 1.6 2008 heater working on full i cannot slow it down but works on number 4 position any help plz.

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This is caused by the blower speed control module.. or resistor.. some people call it e rheostat.. but it is pretty easy and cheap fix.. getting to it may be a bit of a potch because it is fitted to the heater blower housing.. you can get replacement on popular auction site but be aware that there may be variants for your vehicle.. changing old for new is disconnect power, undo a screw and remove the old resistor, replace with new and do everything back up... but you'll probs have to remove half the lower dash and glovebox to get to the heater blower. Not cost effective to get a used unit because you'll never know how much life is left in it. However, may also be worth checking the wiring connections to the module.. sometimes the connection is dirty and that can be all it takes. re from Caerphilly

Submitted: 03/02/2016 01:27:33 | ID: 127067

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Natasha, South Africa

Peugeot 1007

Good day, My car won't open with a remote or the key, it has gone in deadlock mode, so now I cant get iin the car and now the battery has gone dead too. please help and advice what i can do.

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I had this you have to jack up your car and put your arm through the engine and pull the lever manually which will pop the bonnet, there should be a gap just big enough for your arm, Josh Derby josh from Derbyshire

Submitted: 03/04/2015 14:59:53 | ID: 114260

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Trevor Milroy, New Zealand

Peugeot 207

My 207 hatch doesn't have an accessory position on the steering /ignition key barrell. So my question for help is I can't listen to the radio unless I have the ignition system turned on. How do i overcome this problem? It is rather foreign to sit in the car waiting for the wife to finish shopping while having the ignition system turned on. All my other cars have had the acc position on the key barrel. Pushing the radio power on button has no effect unless I have the ignition system switched to on. What should I do? Thanks

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Trevor, there are two options.. put up with it as it is... or rewire at the rear of the radio.. but run a risk you'll anger the French electronics system which will then play up in weird and wonderful ways. If you want to rewire the radio.. you'll need to remove it and identify two of the wires that plug into the rear.. one of which will be permanent live and the other will be ignition live. i.e. only live when the engine is on in your car. Once you have this write them down to make sure you don't forget which is which. Then disconnect battery... cut both wires.. then join the permanent live from car to both wires to radio. E.G. - Your wires are RED= permanent live.. YELLOW=ignition live.... Cut both... then the yellow from the car.. insulate it properly. The red and yellow from the radio you connect to the red from the car. R Evans from Caerphilly

Thank you Trevor Milroy from New Zealand

Trevor.. remember though.. you will be cutting a permanent live wire.. to safety first.. disconnect the battery. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 31/01/2016 22:11:23 | ID: 126979

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Terry McEneaney, England

Peugeot 307 CC 2007

My Peugeot 307 CC`s driver`s side rear lights don’t come on when I turn on the headlights, but they do when I brake. Why is this?

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Sounds like faulty stop and tail bulb. Try new one Bruck Morton from England

Hi Terry, I don’t know if you have fixed your lights, but I have just had the same problem (except mine was on the passenger side). The problem with my car was the left hand bulb in the rear registration had blown. When I replaced that bulb all my lights came on. Hope this helps Matt Maries from England

This has happend to me twice. Actually got stopped by the police last night about it. It’s the number plate bulb that causes the problem. It seems that if it goes the rear tail light goes. Strange set up but at least I know how to fix the problem as Peugeot didn’t Ralph Craig from West Lothian (Linlithgowshire)

Thanks for this post Matt and Ralph. I was just about to pay out 200 quid for a new unit when I checked my registration light was out, popped to Halfords and after a few glances suggesting I was having a blond moment they agreed to give it a go and bingo all lights came on , thanks so much Cath Morgan from Denbighshire

Submitted: 05/11/2012 14:17:57 | ID: 91232

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gordon rennie, Cornwall

Peugeot 208

Hi all of a sudden boot open comes up and rear wipers do not work can you tell me the solution Thanks

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Sorry, I can't help with your problem but it sounds like we both have the same fault. My peugeot 208 " boot open" warning light is flashing, (although boot is most definitely closed) rear washer or wiper wont operate while this is showing and central locking fails to operate. This is an intermittent fault. I replaced the boot latch mechanism as I was informed that this is where the problem would lie but this made no difference. Have you managed to resolve the problem with your vehicle? If so, any feedback would be appreciated as I have tried everything advised to me but to no avail. Billy from Highland

Submitted: 07/01/2016 10:29:05 | ID: 125688

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sifan, Bristol

Peugeot Boxer

why engine is not rising than 2500 rpm in peugeot boxer 2200 cc 2005 model van

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Vehicle may have gone into limp mode where it won't go higher than 2500rpm to prevent damage to the engine. get it hooked to diagnostic machine to see what's up. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 31/01/2016 18:14:22 | ID: 126968

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Munya, Suffolk

Peugeot 207

My Peugot 207 keeps saying low oil pressure, had it checked by the local dealer said it`s the ECU that has water and is not replaceable. Quoted me over 2000US dollars to fix it. Any other solutions?

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Mine was doing the same so was told to put a 5/40 high performance oil in it then the warning stopped coming up Sarah from Greater Manchester

Submitted: 05/03/2015 12:43:39 | ID: 112798

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Diane Ebdon , Darlington

Peugeot 207

Hi how can I clean out my coolent tank on my car as it has oil on the inside of the bottle but it's not floating on the water. Any help will be appreciated

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Diane, what I'd be a little more concerned about first is WHY there is OIL in your coolant tank... have you resolved that? Oil in the coolant is one of the indicators of a failed head gasket which if not put right could leave you stranded. Or are you suspecting that there is oily looking substance in there.. several coolants give the impression that they contain oily substance.. it's the mixture of ethylene glycol and other corrosion inhibitors and may just be quite normal.. If you just want to clean out the coolant reservoir you'd need to dismantle it and remove it from the vehicle... when the vehicle is cold ! No need to drain the whole system. Kitchen sink and washing up liquid will emulsify oily residues and wash them out thoroughly with clean water and reassemble. when re-filling use good qualify coolant with inhibitors.. and I'm sure in next to no time you'll be seeing your 'oil' again. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 30/01/2016 11:58:25 | ID: 126895

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Alan, Lancashire

Peugeot 207

Please can some one advise me how long should the cambelt be changed in a 2006 Peugeot 207 1.4 S 5dr. The car I am about to get has done nearly 59,000 miles

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Just enquirer about my sons car he's just bought it and bean advised to change it at 60,000 miles Diane Ebdon from Darlington

Submitted: 01/09/2015 14:27:04 | ID: 120627

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Ronald Hellyer, Renfrewshire

Peugeot Boxer

The gear shift assist indicator comes on even when in 6th gear . no effect when driving just annoying

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Hi there, this is an on going fault with Peugoet apparently a software issue Nick Edwards from Bridgend

I have just had my 2015 Boxer motorhome in to Basingstoke Peugeot, They tried to tell me the Factory had not even heard of this problem. I told them to Google it! Brian Fleming from Hampshire

I have just had my 2015 Boxer motorhome in to Basingstoke Peugeot, They tried to tell me the Factory had not even heard of this problem. I told them to Google it! Brian Fleming from Hampshire

Hi Ronald, as someone has already said, there is a known software issue with the newer Pug Boxers and you'll need to get in touch with Pug to have your ecu flashed with updated software. It should be classed as a service recall and should not cost you anything. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 28/01/2015 08:26:40 | ID: 110405

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Helen, Worcestershire

Peugeot 207

Out of the blue my ABS, power steering, traction control, speedo, anti pollution system and auto headlights have all gone faulty. Peugeot say this is two separate problems. My car is May 2010 and has only done 14,000 miles. The only thing that happened a few weeks before was I had a flat battery, but the car was fine for several weeks afterwards. Peugeot say the parts alone will be £1300 which seems horribly expensive. Has anyone else had the same problem and does the cost for the parts sound right?

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I am having similar problems but with braking system, abs, power steering and pollution control. It's usually an ecu which is nearly £500 plus VAT, mine is still not fixed though. I took it to an independent dealer, the ecu was faulty and was replaced but problem came back so they have had to take it to the main dealer who have had it for 4 days so far. Peugeot electrics are not good and of course there's not a lot you can do, the labour charges will be high to if it`s a main dealer. Not good news, sorry Nigel bull from Nottinghamshire

Hi.., just had one of these in for repair last week with all of the same problems. Turned out to be the fuse-board under the bonnet was faulty. Remove this, disconnect the block connectors, & check for dirt or water ingress..., you'll probably find the brown coloured block on the box is discoulored. You can't repair the board, so replace it and you should be sorted, & it's not labour intensive as "Main dealers" would suggest. I work in an independent garage..., that's where you'll always get more help. Dave williams from Cumbria

That seems to be exactly what has happened to mine The independent has had to take it to the main dealer who failed to sort it but my man argued the case and eventually they looked at the fuse board. They actually replaced it free of charge as it was a fault in manufacture but apparently fuse boards are really far more expensive than they sound. It`s all taken over a week and still no car. Totally agree though, you get far better value from an independent Nigel bull from Nottinghamshire

We had this very recently on our 207 (59 plate) you might also see the ABS warning on the dash too. I Googled this problem and found it was quite common and a £1000.00 bill to boot... I went to a local garage gave the guy a drink and asked him to clear the fault codes showing. This worked for us so no more problems. Andy from Bristol

Hi I had a similar problem on my 2009 207 had a anti pollution indication & then last nite the dashboard lit up & alarm went off after heavy rain yesterday. Took it to the garage as 3 month warranty, chap diagnosed it with diagnostics pc as fuse box. He took off the lid of the fusebox & removed the 3 connectors, left hand one dry & clean as was the right hand connector. Removed middle connector to find water in the bottom of connector housing & blue residue where connector had arched across. Why water in the middle connector who knows,bizzarre to say the least. Apparently 2 different types of fuse box mine was neither (deep joy!) £160 for the fusebox. Hopefully this will sort the problem obviously a known problem as he went straight to the problem & said he'd seen it on other cars too. Robert from Dorset

Hi I had a similar problem on my 2009 207 had a anti pollution indication & then last nite the dashboard lit up & alarm went off after heavy rain yesterday. Took it to the garage as 3 month warranty, chap diagnosed it with diagnostics pc as fuse box. He took off the lid of the fusebox & removed the 3 connectors, left hand one dry & clean as was the right hand connector. Removed middle connector to find water in the bottom of connector housing & blue residue where connector had arched across. Why water in the middle connector who knows,bizzarre to say the least. Apparently 2 different types of fuse box mine was neither (deep joy!) £160 for the fusebox. Hopefully this will sort the problem obviously a known problem as he went straight to the problem & said he'd seen it on other cars too. Robert from Dorset

Submitted: 02/05/2014 20:07:19 | ID: 94997

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Jamie morgan , Swansea

Peugeot Expert

Heater fan is intermittent and now it's packed up all together ? Can anyone help please

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Try the speed control resistor or module.. common symptoms of failure.. they are cheaper to replace than the fan itself R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 26/01/2016 13:30:39 | ID: 126731

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Paul Danby, Lincolnshire

Peugeot 107

Where is the port for a diagnostic fault Finder

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Under dash Left side of steering wheel John from Greater Manchester

Submitted: 01/02/2015 13:04:36 | ID: 110667

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Mike, Lancashire

Peugeot 307

Why won't the interior light switch on or off when i open the door

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1.bulb gone.... 2. Fuse gone..... 3. Door switch faulty.... 4 other wiring issue R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 25/01/2016 11:07:28 | ID: 126675

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D . Clark, West Sussex

Peugeot 308

My multi functional display used to stay illuminated while driving now it is just a blank screen anybody know the reason the information is there when I put the ignition on

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There's a button on end of windscreen wipers lever,if you press that there's about 4 different versions you can have on your screen Glenn whitrow from Neath Port Talbot

There's a button on end of windscreen wipers lever,if you press that there's about 4 different versions you can have on your screen Glenn whitrow from Neath Port Talbot

Submitted: 20/12/2015 13:30:22 | ID: 124917

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David, Orkney Islands

Peugeot 307

How can you take deisel out of the fuel tank without using it's own electric pump

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Depends on how or why you want to get it out.. on yours there's an antisyphon, so the solution would be remove exit pipe and drain it that way. Diesel powered night heaters on campervans have a pipe fitted into the tank and use their own pumps.. but the pipe is calibrated so that the setup will not drain your tank.. i.e. your heater stops heating, but you still have fuel left to get to filling point. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 23/01/2016 10:11:02 | ID: 126567

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Pete, North Yorkshire

Peugeot Boxer

Hi have a Peugeot boxer 2.2d motorhome how do you set the clock , have had battery off over winter Thanks

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Have the ignition set to on but engine not running.... then when you go through the menus using the mode button to the right of steering wheel the clock setting is allowed... with engine running it is not allowed. Richard from Caerphilly

Have the ignition set to on but engine not running.... then when you go through the menus using the mode button to the right of steering wheel the clock setting is allowed... with engine running it is not allowed. Richard from Caerphilly

Submitted: 22/01/2016 16:04:49 | ID: 126533

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paulene saunders, Buckinghamshire

Peugeot 307

cannot reset radio/clock since changing battery studied booklet and did everything but no joy pls can you help? thankyou

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Since I had to remove the battery in my Peugeot 307, HDi 16 cc engine 55 plate I can't put it right! Norma bailey from Somerset

Submitted: 13/01/2016 16:54:03 | ID: 126053

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Tracy Toner, Yorkshire

Peugeot 307

All my lights, indicators, fog lights, brake lights are working - checked several times, however the display constantly bleeps and states that lights, indicators, fog lamps, brake lights etc are faulty. Does anyone have any ideas what this maybe, if it can be corrected or if the bleeping noise can be turned off! It's driving me mad! Thanks Tracy

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Tracy, this could be a system software issue (Pugs are known for electrical faults) but it could also be dirty contacts somewhere in any one of the bulbs even though they are working.. it is possible. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 21/01/2016 14:44:14 | ID: 126499

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Carol, Northamptonshire

Peugeot 107

Can you tell me if these cars have a steering lock please because if they do mine's not working and I need to get it back to the garage. Thanks Carol

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yes, Carol, your car will have a steering lock.. after you take the key out you may still be able to turn the steering wheel a little in either direction .. until it clicks.. then it's locked. If your steering wheel can make a complete revolution without locking.. it's not working. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 20/01/2016 16:46:42 | ID: 126439

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Richard, England

Peugeot 308 2008

My Peugeot 308 has an intermittent loss of power. At times I can press the pedal to the floor and the speed stays the same, but II can’t seem to reach 30mph at full throttle. At other times it goes like a rocket. There are no warning lights and nothing showed during a diagnostic check at the local garage. Any ideas? (THP 140 Auto)

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Try to change the fuel filter first Choukri Kayal from France

Hi Richard, I have experienced the same with my 308, in fact I have had the car actually lose complete power and switch off while driving. Peugeot advised me it is relating to dirty diesel. I argued that this is a safety issue, especially if travelling long distances in Australia. I nearly killed myself on one trip where the the car just would not give me enough power when attempting to overtake a road train and then when arriving at the nearest town, the car was just shutting down. After being advised it was dirty fuel, I contacted Peugeot Australia to advise that the car is not safe. They took no responsibility and told me to take it up with the fuel company. I would love to know how many other 308 drivers have been experiencing the same issue. Granted I have become more selective with the fuel stations I fill up at and this seems to be ok but still not good enough on Peugeot part as every now and then I still get momentary loss of power. Anyway, best to ask your Peugeot service centre to give your fuel system and filters a bit of a cleanse then fill up on some fresh diesel at a service station which has a high turnover of diesel supply Aussie 308 from Australia

I too have had car cutting out at low speeds. I have 308 diesel and I also have an Expert van. Both go to same fuel station which serves Shell diesel. 308 had diagnostic check and had clear all fault codes but none related to this issue. I asked machanic at Peugeot to look at fuel filter which was a little dark so decided to replace and car has been good so far. Also tested battery which failed. Will replace just in case that is playing up with ecu. Some days the car ran beutifully and other days was very sluggish and 6 speed auto very slow in changing as well as reduced power Paul Kelly from Australia

My girlfriend had a similar problem and after much strife it turned out to be her cat/converter. Expensive as she had only had the car 3 months. On replacing it the mechanic said if he had a penny for every 308 that came through his door with the same fault, he would be a rich man Ian Mac from Ayrshire

Hi, I think it could be the catalytic converter as it happened to my Peugeot 308 @ +/- 15,000 klm which was replaced by the Peugeot dealer as it was under warranty, it is really a sluggish and frustrating situation when on the road and cars behind u are impatient not realising your snail paced scenario. I hope this will help. Cheers Keith Johannes from South Africa

Yep my 308 seems to be doing the same thing, at first the engine would only switch when off when I was almost stopped, last time it shut down while I was about 30km going up a hill. Scary stuff with a 2 yr old in the back! Anti-pollution faulty comes up, after it was serviced and they adjusted the sensor it did the same thing. Hope it's not like what happened with that VW. I'm not driving it now, too dangerous. I hope Peugeot will trade it in for a newer model. cally from Australia

Submitted: 20/03/2012 10:27:59 | ID: 70573

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Malcolm Pearson, Buckinghamshire

Peugeot Boxer

We have a 2015 Peugeot Boxer 2.2 hdi based motorhome. the 'upshift' indicator on the dash lights up even when in 6th gear. has anyone had this problem? and know how to fix it. seems to have the dealers scratching their heads as the don't seem to be able to fix it.

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We have had exactly the same problem and the dealer has disabled the function all together and tried to tell us that our model (which is the same as yours) should not have had this function in the first place!! We have e mailed the EU to try and establish if this is the case as our belief was that all Euro 5 vehicles should have this function. Would be really interested to hear how you have got on with your dealer on this one. Paul Paul Wardell from Warwickshire

We have had exactly the same problem and the dealer has disabled the function all together and tried to tell us that our model (which is the same as yours) should not have had this function in the first place!! We have e mailed the EU to try and establish if this is the case as our belief was that all Euro 5 vehicles should have this function. Would be really interested to hear how you have got on with your dealer on this one. Paul Paul Wardell from Warwickshire

Paul/Malcolm My Peugeot boxer light problem was referred to Peugeot France back in August 2015.Appears they suspect engine computer system but won't replace it for fear of being wrong! I, too have been offered the "switch off" option which I have rejected. My motorhome has also a fault with the rear fog lights,a yellow warning triangle comes on as well as the normal light on the dashboard plus a scroll message telling me to get the lights checked.When switching the fog lights off the yellow triangle still remains on hence masking any further problems with the engine unless I stop and turn off the ignition. It would be interesting if you could try your vans to see if you have this problem.Peugeot claim it is in the wiring loom when Elddis converted the Peugeot chassis to a motorhome but they could be connected Mark Mark Crossley from South Yorkshire

Hi Mark, Thanks for your reply. I have since been in contact with the EU regarding this issue and having found out the answers have escalated it with Peugeot via customer service and its created quite a stir. Firstly let me advise you that if your vehicle was built after September 2014 it has to be Euro 6 compliant. This means that it MUST have a fully functioning gear up-shift notification system fitted to the dashboard,if it does not then it is breaking EU Law. The solution to correct the problem is a complete instrument and dashboard replacement so I've been told which takes about ten days to order in and a couple to refit......both of which obviously fall under the vehicles warranty. I'll let you know the outcome in due course as I am away from home from next Monday for three weeks on business and so will get the sorted in December. With regards to the fog lamp issue you have I'm afraid I cannot help as the problem does not replicate itself on my vehicle. Hope this helps, Best regards, Paul Paul Wardell from Warwickshire

Peugeot have offered me money to have the function "switched off".I'd be very interested how you learnt about the dashboard replacement solution.This sounds an expensive option but one I've not been offered Mark Crossley from South Yorkshire

Peugeot are fitting a new instrument panel to put it right. Refuse the cash and go directly to head office. i've pushed hard and they have relented. Hope you manage to get yours sorted. Paul Wardell from Warwickshire

Paul I am very interested who told you at Peugeot UK re new instrument panel.I have been in regular contact with Peugeot Customer Service by either email or telephone.I have mainly dealt with either a Joanne or Emma and they have not spoken about your solution at all Mark Crossley from South Yorkshire

Hi Mark, As a matter of interest how much have they offered you and do you have it on writing?? Paul Wardell from Warwickshire

Paul Below is a section taken from Peugeot UK email.I wrote to the MD of the company re the light and several other issues rejecting the van.The habitation issues were dealt with ,even having Elddis engineers come down to re-direct the kitchen sink waste as it wouldn't drain.Peugeot claim the light is only advisory so the van is ok to drive.We are still pursuing the rejection if the light issue cannot be sorted in a reasonable time ,as to me ,the van is unsaleable. "Following your email I would like to confirm that the offer of £1000.00 in recognition of the inconvenience caused was made on condition that you retained your motorhome. If you decide after taking legal advice to proceed with the rejection via ******* Caravans, I’m afraid this offer would be withdrawn. " Who are you in contact with at Peugeot? Mark Crossley from South Yorkshire

Hi Mark, John Keegan has been my case officer and it has now been agreed to reinstate the up-shift lights for the gearbox but there is no guarantee that it will fix it because it appears to be an inherent fault. If it does fail again I'm stuck with it until the 'fix' is released by Peugeot sometime in the future. My motorhome (A Bailey) is booked in for next Monday. Mark, I've had to push really hard for this and believe it's a disgrace that they try and treat their customers like they're an inconvenience. John Keegan was helpful up to a point and then reneged on what he'd agreed (on Monday eve) until I ripped him apart on the phone only yesterday!!! Let's hope the issue gets resolved. I demanded to be put up the chain of command until someone with enough to clout could agree to put right a problem that they had knowingly put out into the market. Let me know how you get on! Paul Wardell from Warwickshire

Hi Paul, I have the same problem with our new Accent motorhome. it is like pushing water up hill. I have been told that the software fix is to turn off the gear shift light altogether but reading these notes this seem to breach regulations. Can you please advise where I can find out about the EU regulations and who is the best contact at Peugeot. Derek Brown from Cheshire

Hi Paul, I have the same problem with our new Accent motorhome. it is like pushing water up hill. I have been told that the software fix is to turn off the gear shift light altogether but reading these notes this seem to breach regulations. Can you please advise where I can find out about the EU regulations and who is the best contact at Peugeot. Derek Brown from Cheshire

This is the final response from Peugeot which I have accepted. Peugeot dealers fitted a new BSI unit. Mark Crossley from South Yorkshire

Further to your recent communication, I have sought clarification in regard to the specification of your vehicle and can confirm that the ‘Gear Shift Indicator’ which is currently in your vehicle, has been fitted additionally to specification. The current Euro5 emissions standard Boxer/Relay should not have a Gear Shift Indicator (G.S.I.). This function will not be fitted as standard until Euro6 emissions vehicles come out next year, when it is a legal requirement. Mark Crossley from South Yorkshire

Submitted: 24/09/2015 15:16:08 | ID: 121591

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Rachel Hodgson , South Yorkshire

Peugeot 207

Hi I have just purchased a Peugeot 207s which I have driven around 4 times now. When I turn the engine on an alarm sounds inside the car which sounds like it is coming from the drivers side footwell, it alarms loudly for about 20 seconds then goes off. The same happens when I turn the engine off. There are no warning lights on and the car is driving without any problems. This didn't happen when driving the car from the garage or the first time driving it but it now seems to be happening every time I turn the engine on or off. Does anyone have any idea where this could be coming from and why? Thanks

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could it be your keys in ignition and driver door not closed Carly Jones from Cornwall

could it be your keys in ignition and driver door not closed Carly Jones from Cornwall

Submitted: 22/12/2015 18:25:22 | ID: 125034

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pete white, Lincolnshire

Peugeot 206

When accelerating it over revs and pick up very slowly .i thought mayb a slipping clutch but it gpes into gear fine

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could be contaminated friction plate.. but symptoms of clutch problem even tho it's going into gear R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 19/01/2016 19:16:10 | ID: 126396

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Nicola Scott, Oxfordshire

Peugeot 308

Hi I am having problems with my heather, it blows air out of the vents but doesn't seem to clear the windscreen quick enough like other cars. Any help/ advise would be much grateful.

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Hi Nicola, try removing the heather.. it may be blocking the vents a little.. joking aside.. as long as your blower blows the air at a sufficient rate then it can be down to how much water vapour is condensed on your screen.. that could be perhaps because the air recirculation has been set to internally recirculate.. and you're not getting air in from outside.. it could be a little problem with the vent selection.. perhaps the forward and/or feet vents do not close properly when you select screen only. What I'd try for now is a product that you wipe onto the screen inside that inhibits the formation of mist.. no brand names but you'll find them on fleabay.. search under 'anti fog' and a variety of products appear. What you may find helpful if you have cloth trim.. on dry days (warm or cold) try leaving the windows and boot open for as long as you can.. and it won't get your car nicked... the trim products in cars are quite absorbent and could well do with a 'breath' once in a while R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 19/01/2016 21:53:51 | ID: 126404

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Kelly, Cheshire

Peugeot 107

The engine coolant light keeps coming on, it goes off after a minute or so. I have checked my engine coolant and its full, anybody know what could be happening? Thank you in advance.

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That happened me recently and I topped up my water/antifreeze and also my engine coolant. There were two compartments that said coolant on them. One is a white plastic fixture, it needs the correct mixture of water and antifreeze. Then there is another compartment with a pressurised lid that you not touch if your car has been running. Leave it for an hour to cool first. This also might require coolant. My levels were quite low. I asked my mechanic to check what I'd done after and he was happy enough. Peugeot's also have dodgy water pumps so beware of that. The early 107's also had the wrong size clutch fitted so I've had to replace that too even with very low mileage. Hope this helps. Heather Graham from County Down

That happened me recently and I topped up my water/antifreeze and also my engine coolant. There were two compartments that said coolant on them. One is a white plastic fixture, it needs the correct mixture of water and antifreeze. Then there is another compartment with a pressurised lid that you not touch if your car has been running. Leave it for an hour to cool first. This also might require coolant. My levels were quite low. I asked my mechanic to check what I'd done after and he was happy enough. Peugeot's also have dodgy water pumps so beware of that. The early 107's also had the wrong size clutch fitted so I've had to replace that too even with very low mileage. Hope this helps. Heather Graham from County Down

Submitted: 19/06/2015 10:29:00 | ID: 117406

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Keith, Carmarthenshire

Peugeot 207

Dashboard lights and dials are going on and off intermittently on my 207 does anyone have an answer please

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could be ecu unit, my car was the same but it was ingress of water in the wiring which went to the fuse box i had new fuse box in engine compartment i had the ecu unit sent off to be checked but nothing wrong with it, it cost me over £470 i had it rebuilt ,you dont have to have that .you can just pay for the diagnostic test about £40. hope that helps jeff from Greater Manchester

could be ecu unit, my car was the same but it was ingress of water in the wiring which went to the fuse box i had new fuse box in engine compartment i had the ecu unit sent off to be checked but nothing wrong with it, it cost me over £470 i had it rebuilt ,you dont have to have that .you can just pay for the diagnostic test about £40. hope that helps jeff from Greater Manchester

Submitted: 12/01/2016 18:06:50 | ID: 126010

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James Williams , North Yorkshire

Peugeot Expert

Door warning light keeps coming on and bleeping while driving although all doors are closed

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sounds like faulty wiring or switch... could just be loose, dirty or corroded.. but Pugs not have a good reputation for quality electrics R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 17/01/2016 18:01:47 | ID: 126307

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Antonio, Angus

Peugeot 308

Hello My lighter is not working and I cannot charge de sat-nave.~What must I do? Thank you Regards Antonio

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Check the fuse first, then check that the wiring at the lighter is good.. if all good the get a new lighter socket R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 17/01/2016 09:51:30 | ID: 126275

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