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I keep losing the power to the window of my Peugeot 307 CC`s driver`s side door, it works but then doesn’t. It has now started on the passenger side too. Does anyone have any ideas and how much it may cost to fix please?
Hi, I had the same problem, so I took mine to the garage where they changed the window switch and it’s fine now. - Kev from Hampshire
Submitted: 28/11/2013 11:19:22 | ID: 23581
When indicating left and when I press my brake my Peugeot 206 SW`s indicator starts to flash faster, when I take my foot of the brake it flashes normally. Any ideas?
Sounds like a problem with the connections to one or more of the lamps on that side of the car, although check all your lights. I’d try the rears first, remove them from the car and when you unplug them have a look in the plugs and the sockets for corrosion (bluey green or rust discoloration) clean out what you find with a contact cleaning spray from Halfords or similar and work the plugs in and out a few times. Also, check you have the correct bulbs in place and that the contacts to those aren’t corroded either (same thing, cleaner spray and work them in the sockets). The problem is called cross-feed and happens when resistance builds up in the connections between components, the power looks for the easiest pathway to earth and high resistance where it is supposed to go can make bulbs work when they’re not supposed to. At worst it causes a Christmas tree effect where the lights work randomly (usually when the brake lights come on) anything French seems particularly susceptible to this although I have know other makes to do it just usually much older cars. Hope this helps! - Chris from Leicestershire
Submitted: 26/11/2013 11:56:40 | ID: 23507
Hi there, my Peugeot 807`s engine management light keeps coming on but no problems with the car. Please help?
I have the same problem. I plugged it in to the fault reader and it came up with cam actuator sensor errors. The car runs fine I think it’s a bad sensor. Have you had the codes read? - Richard Bulger from Northamptonshire
Submitted: 19/11/2013 16:34:58 | ID: 23286
I was driving my Peugeot 308 normally, no problem, when the engine management light came on, followed by ’depollution system fault’. The car lost power. It restarted but the same problem continues to happen. It`s a 58 plate, done 42k miles, during the last 18 months it`s done 10k miles. Could this simply be a filter problem? (1.6 HDi FAP Sport)
Hi, did you find out what the problem was as the same thing is happening to mine? Allan A from England
I had the same problem with a 308, 08 plate. I took it to the Peugeot dealer and they removed the cam cover to check the camshaft dephaser caps. They found the caps to be badly scored and so required a complete cylinder head assembly. It cost me £240 to be told this and £2,900 to replace. I spoke to a friend who has a garage and he spoke to a Peugeot technician who he knows. The technician told him it is alledgedly a manufacturing fault, but Peugeot will not admit liabiliy. - Steve from Lancashire
Submitted: 18/11/2013 16:11:04 | ID: 23221
Has anyone cured the rattling roof in a Peugeot 207 CC? When driving I thought it was in the boot but when I pressed the headlining the rattle stopped. I love the car but can`t stand the rattle. Please help?
Yes I had the same! - Carly Hughes from Worcestershire
Submitted: 18/11/2013 12:29:47 | ID: 23200
I just got my Peugeot 308 today from the dealership. I drove it off the floor at the dealership and immediately got depolluting system faulty on the onboard computer. The car feels sluggish and when switching it off, the fan runs for 5 minutes. Also the engine light is permanently on. Any help please? (1.6 XT turbo)
This means one of a load of sensors has detected something out of normal limits and (can) put it into restricted power mode. I had this with my 207 and 308. The dealer needs to investigate, it could be anything. In my 308 it turned out to be a kinked vacuum hose! - Dave Plumb from England
Submitted: 18/11/2013 10:27:01 | ID: 23173
I bought a black Peugeot 307 in June this year. Unfortunately I`m not a car man, nor do I have a mechanic to help me. I`m very worried that the car has no fluids in terms of screenwash, water, oil and petrol which were very very low! I`ve been told that this is a common fault of dodgy traders as faults will not be evident straight away. One month later I noticed a purring / slight vibrating noise as soon as I turn the ignition. What does that mean? Is it a serious cost? Also when I put the car into first gear and push the accelerator to move off it delays. I suddenly hear a rattling / shaking noise from the engine and the car`s hardly moving, seems like it`s about to stall. So I stop the car completely and then put it back into first gear and then it does it again! Other times when I want to move off in first gear it delays, like the car is stuck, then it suddenly accelerates forward. This is really beginning to stress me out, especially when vehicles are behind me, as it could cause an accident. What is causing this to happen? This seems to happen constantly now, especially in the morning or after I haven`t used the car in a few hours. Any help would be very much appreciated and help give me piece of mind? Thanks.
Get a garage to check all the levels if you are not sure, too risky any other way - Steven Langton from Berkshire
Submitted: 14/11/2013 15:54:01 | ID: 23087
My Peugeot 206 SW`s rear windscreen exploded whilst driving along the motorway. Has anyone else had this experience with this type of car?
Today the same thing has happened to me and I thought I was being shot at as the rear window just exploded. Has anyone any advice on how this happened or whether Peugeot will repair it as it is an 03? - Brian Hassett from Ireland
Submitted: 12/11/2013 11:47:37 | ID: 22978
I`ve just bought a Peugeot Boxer petrol 1996. I had to drive it 60 miles home and about half way home the engine started jerking and now it idles very badly. The van was sold as seen. Please can anybody help? (Symphony)
If you bought it in Chapel en le frith at Sunseeker you have bought a load of trouble. I made him an offer as I knew many things were wrong with it. But yours might not be that camper. I have a 2000 harmony and that is giving me similar problems that no one can seem to pin point. You will just have to try to eliminate it the best way you can. I have tried injectors, a map sensor and now an idle control valve. It is a nightmare. Now I will be sending the E.C.U. for testing. - Vincent Caira from Yorkshire
I had this problem with my Peugeot Boxer autotrail Cheyenne motorhome. I sent the ecu off, and the injectors tested along with a complete service and sent it to a good garage was a little expensive but they found that one of the pipes had a leak allowing too much oxygen, I also found on a site to find out where the leak is spray lighter gas on each pipe and if engine revs high there’s your leak. Hope this helps - Sam Lane from England
Submitted: 12/11/2013 11:04:11 | ID: 22967
After looking in the manual to alter the digital clock I found that it was not the right manual for my Peugeot Partner van. I have randomly been pressing buttons but with no success. Please can anyone help? I only want to read the right time.
Try putting the ignition in the second position where you would let your glow plugs hear up, and press the left hand button on the dash for about 3 - 5 seconds. The hours should then flash. You then use the left hand button to change the time, if you leave it for 5 seconds again the minutes will start to flash. Took me weeks to figure it out for mine! - Kieran from Derbyshire
Submitted: 12/11/2013 10:03:32 | ID: 22959
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The passenger door on my Peugeot 1007 works normally 80% of the time but then for no reason at all it will malfunction. It will appear to close but then just before actually closing it will reopen and then it has to be closed manually. Any suggestions please?
Sometimes the outer door handle gets stuck, check that it springs back when you pull it and apply lubrication through outer door handle gap. - Faz from Yorkshire
Submitted: 12/11/2013 09:25:53 | ID: 22946
When I was driving my Peugeot 308 home last night it cut out as I approached a junction. It restarted with no problem at all but then the anti pollution faulty warning came on. I got the rest of the way home but when I turned the ignition off the cooling fan came on and stayed on for about 10 minutes, although the temperature was normal. When I started the car this morning the cooling fan came on immediately and again stayed on for about 15 minutes after I turned the engine off. Any ideas please?
I have just had the same thing happen to me and I have to say I was quite scared! Faulty anti pollution came up as I got home, turned the engine off but the fan kept running for about 10 mins... Low oil message also came up so I’m going to check the oil - Shafaath Zeb from Lancashire
Did you find an answer? If so what was the solution please? Andy Chcrman from Gloucestershire
Submitted: 11/11/2013 14:07:04 | ID: 22926
My Peugeot 308 has an AUX port in the glove box. However, when I connect my mp3 device nothing happens. I’ve pressed the source button as well but still get nothing. Am I missing something? Any ideas please?
Select AUX on the instument stalk (bottom right stalk for me on my 308 GT 57 plate). As MP3 is condensed format you’ll likely need full volume on the MP3 device and 20+ on the car stereo settings to hear anything. That should fix it. - Greg White from Bedfordshire
Submitted: 11/11/2013 14:05:01 | ID: 22925
If a clutch goes will the engine of a Peugeot 307 still start?
Yes, if your clutch goes your engine will still start. Thanks. - K Khan from England
Submitted: 11/11/2013 10:11:14 | ID: 22884
Hi. I have a problem with my Peugeot 407 SW`s fuel flap. The computer shows it`s unlocked when I drive off bringing up a red warning triangle, but the lock is working okay. Any ideas? (estate diesel)
Check the wiring switch that goes to the lock on a test meter and see if thats working - Grant Webb from Kent
Submitted: 08/11/2013 15:04:00 | ID: 22876
Hello. Can anyone help please? I recently bought a Peugeot 206 CC and there is orangy / brown crusty stuff and liquid all over the passenger footwell. It`s been running down over the electrics from the inside - all down the right side of the passenger footwell. I had the anti freeze changed as it was old and dirty and I`ve only noticed it since. Could it be a result of the change or should I be worried?
Hello, having read quite a few forums over the last few weeks... you may need to get the heater matrix looked at within the car... this could be leaking. Are you getting warm air when the heater is on? Are you losing coolant from the container in the engine? Ask a garage to look... John Thomas from England
Submitted: 08/11/2013 14:57:53 | ID: 22873
I have a 2002 Peugeot 307 hdi 2 litre diesel. It`s had a new diesel sensor put in a year ago and new heater plugs put in a day ago but it is hard to start in the morning. I have to get someone to jump start me. Once started the car runs brilliantly. What could this be? It`s only in the mornings this happens and after the van has been jump started it`s perfect. Any ideas?
Seems like your battery is not powerful enough to sustain much charge. It will get a lot worse in cold weather. - K Khan from England
Submitted: 08/11/2013 14:54:51 | ID: 22872
Does the Peugeot 307 indicate on it`s lcd if fuel is low?
Yes, the LCD will indicate low fuel, but on some models it will have a red dot light on the fuel gauge section on the dash. - K Khan from England
Submitted: 07/11/2013 14:32:50 | ID: 22826
My Peugeot 307 glx has it`s temperature gauge giving an overheating signal when my engine is actually not overheating. What could the problem be? (glx)
Replace the temperature sensor on the engine. - Benjamin Edmond from England
Submitted: 07/11/2013 12:10:00 | ID: 22800
Hi. Just recently I purchased a Peugeot 308 hdi 1.6 diesel and a rotten egg smell was coming out of the air duct once the fan was turned on. It doesn’t always happen but now every time I turn on the window washer the foul smell comes into the car through the duct. I had it back to the garage for the original issue when I thought it may have been a cat’ converter issue and they said that was okay and put a cleaning agent into the a/c system. I just wondered if anyone has any ideas before I go back to the garage, as they tried to tell me it was more than likely bacteria in the ducting system previously? Thanks.
Hi, just thought I’d let you know the outcome of this issue. They removed the water washer container & found a build up of windscreen cleaning blocks at the bottom of it. Apparently the smell was so bad when they opened it up it cleared the garage. They removed the contents & put a liquid cleaning agent in it and flushed the lines. This appears to have sorted the issue. Hope this may be of some help for someone in the future if not just a starting point. Thanks - Teresa O’Donovan from Ireland
Submitted: 07/11/2013 11:21:31 | ID: 22790
I have a 2004 Peugeot 807 2.2 Hdi with 145k on the clock and it’s been a real pain over the last couple of months, nothing I do seems to sort it out. The warning light keeps coming on saying "Anti Pollution Fault". This tends to come on during long journeys and results in major loss of power, especially on hills etc. The engine management light comes on with it too. I have had the anti pollution fluid checked and the garage said there was about quarter of a tank in it, so should be okay. I then removed the DPF to clean it myself using hot water etc. It took a while but I got it running clean, but still the problem persists. Also, and more importantly, the car keeps stalling when first turned on. It can happen any time of day, but mostly when the car hasn’t been used for a couple of hours or more. It will usually start and then have a really rough lumpy idle for a couple of seconds, then the RPM drops below 1000 and cuts out. It normally stalls 4 or 5 times before it finally goes. It is very rough / lumpy at idle - like when stopping at lights etc too. Does anyone have any idea of what it can be? I’ve just paid £1000 to have a new clutch fitted so I’m really hoping this won’t be too costly. If there’s anything I can do myself I’d prefer it! Thanks in advance. (2.2 hdi)
Jonathan, how did you get on ? I have the same problems plugged into diagnostic tool and low on fluid going into tomorrow - Darren White from Kent
Submitted: 05/11/2013 12:04:41 | ID: 22726
When driving my Peugeot 307 SW it loses power for a few seconds, then picks up. I`ve put cardon cleaner in but still no good. What else can I do?
Hello, just read your email. I had the same problem and took my car to many garages but no one could tell me what was wrong with the car until one day I sprayed the the engine with the engine cleaner spay and two months now I’ve had no problem. Now my car runs smooth, not like before, was scared to go on the motorway. Good luck - Ilyas from England
Submitted: 05/11/2013 11:14:24 | ID: 22716
My Peugeot 407 cranks but won`t start and there`s no spark at the ignition. What should I do?
Have checked your fuel pump? Peter from Nigeria
Submitted: 05/11/2013 11:12:14 | ID: 22715
Hi. my Peugeot 407`s windows keep steaming up when the outside temperature goes below about 3 degrees. I have tried fiddling with all the controls but it doesn’t help. It is not a problem in the summer. Anyone help? (xline)
I had the same problem with my 207, I have been told the condenser does not work below 3 degrees. See if you can hear it click in when you press the ac button when it is above 3/4 degrees. you will hear a definite click and see the rev counter drop slightly. If it does then there is no problem. They do this to protect them in cold weather. - Aoife Bartle from Yorkshire
Submitted: 04/11/2013 14:49:29 | ID: 22663
My 2008 Peugeot 207 CC is displaying and beeping the message Roof Operation Incomplete with the orange triangle warning sign. The roof goes up and down fine and when I close it it says Roof Operation Complete, BUT then the beeping and roof operation incomplete warnings start over again! Has anyone else had this problem? I would really appreciate any ideas of how to fix it. Thanks.
I only had this problem once and found it was due to trying to close the roof when the car wasn’t on flat ground. I reversed onto level ground and the roof closed another half inch, although it had already appeared to be fully closed. - Barbara Simmonds from England
Submitted: 04/11/2013 10:05:12 | ID: 22625
At night, if I turn my Peugeot Boxer`s ignition off, all my lights go off? They only work if my ignition is on full and I don’t know why. Can anyone help?
There are 2 relays under the bonet to the right of the battery. One for the fridge, one for the rest of the electrics in the back. The crimps on the end of the wires corrode and come off the relay bases. New crimps (and possibly new relay bases) will sort this out. - Ashley from England
Submitted: 01/11/2013 11:53:38 | ID: 22567
A symbol has just appeared on my Peugeot 307`s dashboard which looks like a tap? Also a message in German has appeared starting with Anomalie abgas? I`m not sure what either means! Can anybody offer any help please?
If you press the clock button in you can change the language to English!!! The tap means it needs a service!!! Pete Jones from Lancashire
Submitted: 01/11/2013 11:51:26 | ID: 22566
When driving my Peugeot 307 Hdi it will go into limp mode and lose power and slow down. I have to switch off the ignition and then it will start okay, but do the same again when moving. It does not cut off but loses power completely. It does this every few yards after, but will not do this when stationary or when I press the accelerator, only when it is moving. Why is this? (HDI 5 Door)
My 307 HDi manual used to completely shut down when driving. Taco and speed gauges would drop to zero. This would last for only a milli-second, and then the engine would kick back in and all would be normal. It sometimes did it randomly (once every 5 minutes) and some trips never at all. The Pug dealer worked for weeks trying different computer boards, reinstalling software etc. The answer took a year to find. It was glue or sealant used on a computer unit that would, when the weather was right, allow for a short circuit of the CPU to occur, killing the whole engine, but as it was a manual it would be roll started immediately by the car’s speed. - Tony Clarke from Australia
Submitted: 01/11/2013 11:35:25 | ID: 22559
My Peugeot 407`s stop light comes up while driving but I managed to drive home (about 5km). Now it refuses to start after switching the engine off. What should I do?
If you mean the STOP light on the instrument panel, then you MUST take it to a dealer as there is a major fault somewhere, that’s why car won’t start now. - Steve M from Neath Port Talbot
Submitted: 01/11/2013 08:56:57 | ID: 22528
My Peugeot 407 shows me the esp/asr whenever I start the car. What do I replace to overcome the problem?
My ESP/ABS warning lights kept coming on, an MOT fail. The sensors needed changing. If it is the front two not too bad, it will still cost a few hundred to have them replaced. But if it is the rear two, then the whole back end of the car has to virtually come off, with lots of cash needed for this. However, I had mine replaced at a dealer and the warning still comes on now and then, particularly in wet weather. - Steve M from Neath Port Talbot
They don’t cost a few hundred quid and the whole. Rear of the car doesn’t have to come off lol... u need to lower the fuel tank to feed a cable around it, that’s it... simple job front and rear a DIY’er could do - Ray from Cheshire
Submitted: 31/10/2013 14:40:58 | ID: 22496
I’ve had my Peugeot 207 about a month and when I put my heater on to warm air the temperature gauge increases but my heater is just blowing out cold air. Does anyone know any solution or how much it would be to get fixed?
Check the coolant level. Sounds like you have none. Refer to the manual for where to put it. Mine is on your left as you open the bonnet. It’s pressurised so make sure the car has settled for 20 mins if it has been driven. - Andrew from Berkshire
Submitted: 31/10/2013 14:36:44 | ID: 22494
What is the location of the fusebox on the passenger side of my Peugeot Boxer`s dashboard?
If it’s anything like the 2005 boxer it’s just below and to the left of the glove box. The same access as the one by the drivers door. - Rick from Hampshire
Submitted: 29/10/2013 12:59:58 | ID: 22432
I have a 2001 Peugeot 206 1.6 GTX. How can I find out if it is a 16v or 8v? Thanks.
Hi! The difference between 8V and 16V is 8V has one pully on top and 16V has 2 pullys on top. Every pully on top is 8 valves. - Jeroen van Schouwen from Netherlands
Submitted: 29/10/2013 11:09:05 | ID: 22405
I’ve had my Peugeot 308 for 12 months and approx every three months I need to top up the oil. Previous to that I had a 307 but this only ever had oil changed/topped up at services. I’ve also noticed my heater blows either cold or warm air, it doesn’t blow hot. Are these two connected? Any suggestions?
Ref the oil use, I had this in a 207 and 308 with the THP engine; they use a little bit of oil by design and will need topping up between services. When I mentioned this to the dealer they said they’d top it up free of charge. So not all bad news. - Dave Plumb from England
Submitted: 28/10/2013 16:12:15 | ID: 22369
My Peugeot 407 is overheating and gives a message to stop the car. What could the reason be?
You have no coolant in your system or the water pump has failed, and/or fan not working properly. - Steve M from Neath Port Talbot
Submitted: 25/10/2013 15:11:18 | ID: 22251
I recently changed my stock stereo in my Peugeot 308 (2008) for a Sony, then had a problem with my car which resulted in the battery being disconnected. I now need to reset my clock as it’s flashing but can’t find how to do it, as apparently I need the menu button on the old stereo. Is there a way around this? Regards.
Connects 2 make a wiring loom which is simple to fit. It allows the function settings on the head unit to be controlled from the stalk on the steering column. Have a look on eBay for Peugeot 308 stereo and filter the search - Mark Rotchell from Cambridgeshire
Submitted: 25/10/2013 12:09:28 | ID: 22216
My Peugeot 308 has a turbo engine and it has a loud whining noise . What could it be?
It’s probably the turbo spooling up. It’s quite normal and more pronounced on diesel engines - Mark Rotchell from Cambridgeshire
Submitted: 25/10/2013 12:07:54 | ID: 22215
Hi, I left my Peugeot Expert diesel standing for 3 days and now can’t get it started. The engine turns over well. The weather is mild, it had been raining, could it be a faulty computer?
Check the rubber ring on the back of the fuel regulator. If missing, replace as it takes in air over a period of time causing loss of power and eventually it won’t start on key, will start on run. - John McMenamin from Northern Ireland
Submitted: 22/10/2013 15:34:31 | ID: 22089
I`ve done approx 4,000 trouble free miles since buying my 2005 Peugeot 206 CC earlier this year, but now the dash tells me that the passenger airbag is deactivated and the doors lock after I have turned the ignition on. The fault is intermittent but is happening more frequently now. The car is still starting and driving perfectly. Any ideas please? Thanks in advance.
Hi, I had a similar problem, it turned out to be my battery. Take it somewhere to have your battery checked - Simone Sanders from England
Hello, a lot of warning lights, engine not starting, lights flickering all over the place started happening to me... I found out that the battery was the wrong one. It was too small, not the correct CCA (cold cranking amps - needs at least 470) on it & all sorts... I had the right one fitted... cost me £70... crossed fingers things seemed to have stabilized now... John Thomas from England
Submitted: 22/10/2013 12:42:52 | ID: 22066
Hi. I`m having problems opening the boot of my Peugeot 407 without using the remote key fob. I tried using the central locking but it`s still not working. Any ideas please?
The display to find assces vehicle clicking on it and offer you the option to boot permanent locking her outta clips and push ok and that’s it - Kizo Zoki from Croatia (Hrvatska)
Submitted: 22/10/2013 08:52:55 | ID: 22000