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Duke, Surrey

Peugeot 207

Hi, I have a Peugeot 207. There is a Anti Pollution faulty display after I have started the engine. Can anyone tell me what is that mean ? Or what is the fault please ? At the meantime my car still running ok.

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Anti Pollution Fault is a fun thing on Peugeot cars. This can be anything from a faulty fuel filler cap, exhaust sensors, timing, spark plugs, particulate filter if its a diesel, incorrect fuel injection, air filter. What you must do is to get the fault codes read by a garage, one that uses "Planet Peugeot" You could spend a small fortune trying to correct the fault yourself, so get the fault codes read first then take it from there. John from Essex

Was told to drive it for at least 20 minutes or more 40mph+ in low gear so revs at 3000 .gets particular filter and exhaust hot and burns off residue. Caused by short journeys and not getting exhaust hot enough Carol from Yorkshire

Submitted: 20/09/2016 23:08:35 | ID: 135330

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Tony, Lancashire

Peugeot Boxer

Clutch pedal keeps breaking ....clutch very stiff. I've had a new clutch and cable fitted but no different. Can anyone suggest a possible cause.

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I recently bought a Boxer motorhome and the clutch was very heavy. On my first few days away the pedal was getting lower towards the floor and harder to engage the gears. By the time I got it back to the supplying garage it completely packed up as I got onto their forecourt. They looked at it and told me it was just adjustment as the new clutch cable that they had fitted recently had stretched. I wasn't happy but took it away to try still very heavy On my next trip out I got stuck in some rush hour traffic and my left leg was in agony and I must admit I thought the pedal would break. After a discussion the garage agreed to fit a new clutch but told me it was normal to be heavy and did not think it would make much difference. They fitted a new clutch supplied by Peugeot and it was slightly better but still too heavy for my liking. I took it home and took the clutch cable off and tested it. I could see that there was some slight damage to the outer cable plastic cover and the metal outer cable had rusted slightly. On close inspection the cable had frayed at the top end. Put a new cable on now nice and light as it should be. So take the cable off and check it for freedom of movement. There are two lengths of cable make sure you get the right one because if it is too short it may not run freely it the bends are too tight. Hope this helps Kim from Buckinghamshire

Submitted: 08/08/2016 04:24:08 | ID: 134189

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Sadiq, South Africa

Peugeot 407

Hi I have a problem with my Peugeot 407 V6 gearbox heats up and gears starts hammering when slowing down and when you stop and pull off again takes long to change into next gear and gives a load thud please help me sort out my car thanks

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Hi Sir/madam The problem is the gearbox of my peugeot heats up when slowing down . It give a load thud when pulling away. Its the peugeot James Booysen from South Africa

Submitted: 17/08/2016 11:06:52 | ID: 134418

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Elizabeth, Tyne and Wear

Peugeot 208

The display touch pad is displaying system failure radio is changing stations and Bluetooth is disconnecting only been happening for the past month

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Check with your garage that the turbo valve does not need replacing as I have had the same problem. You will have to pay for diagnosis. The total cost over £200. holmwood from Somerset

Submitted: 20/01/2016 21:57:12 | ID: 126458

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Matt Fisher, West Yorkshire

Peugeot 208

Hi On two occasions now I have had to disconnect and reconnect my battery to get my touchscreen working again. Any ideas on what may be causing this, at £895 for a new touchscreen I'm hoping it's not terminal. Matt.

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I have just been told that my 208 diesel, 3 years old need a software update, reason why the screen dies off. At the cost of £50. My understanding is that when I buy a car I should not have see to keep paying to update things on it. holmwood from Somerset

Submitted: 24/05/2016 13:59:56 | ID: 131961

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mel white, Merseyside

Peugeot 208

I have an Automatic transmission model of the 1.4 HDi Allure 2013 which is running well but I have noticed a slight loss of momentum and acceleration when it's changing up in the first couple of gears, the other gear changes past this are fine. ??????? Thanks for any info.

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Hi I had the same problem, then the radio screen started showing engine failure. Took it to the Peugeot dealer where i bought my 208 diesel. They told me i needed a new turbo valve. This cost me£229. The this month i have just had to have a new battery. The car is 3 years old. I am told that the life of a battery is 7.!!!!!!?????? holmwood from Somerset

Submitted: 09/06/2016 06:25:26 | ID: 132482

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Kath Warburton, Lancashire

Peugeot 207 SW 2007

How can I turn the flashing RDS symbol off on my radio?

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Hi Kath, I have just purchased the 207 on a 08 plate. My rds was flashing too, but I sorted it. If you go into your menu, press the down arrow key until radio/cd comes up, press ok, and look for the rds search, is will probably say active, you need to put this to inactive, and it should stop it flashing Andy Smith from Shropshire

my Peugeot 207 has just had a full service and MOT but it has come back with the TA light flashing what does this mean? thanks christine Brown from Devon

Traffic announcement - TA . It keeps you updated of traffic disruption , delays etc . Andrew from Gwynedd

Submitted: 21/12/2010 10:09:43 | ID: 77295

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Jackie Bees, Essex

Peugeot Partner

Could you please tell me where the bonnet release lever is situated? Cannot find it in the obvious places.

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Passenger side foot well left hand side under the glove box Sam from Derbyshire

Submitted: 11/07/2014 09:56:30 | ID: 99431

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caroline blackburn, West Midlands

Peugeot 207

hi , three days ago the warning came up saying brake light faulty, so we had a new bulb fitted....then when i re started the car the warning came up saying faulty indicater light ..so had that bulb changed, now all lights were working.......driving along ten minutes later the right indicater starts flashing really fast when i turned it on...? once again the warning comes up but now its telling me i have faulty brake lights, faulty indicaters and faulty fog light.......HELP ...please ? (all bulbs are ok )

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Common fault on the 207, its the earthing of the rear lights that causes this, the solution is to clean all earthing points or connect a wire from the rear lamp assembly to earth. In the broader sense, don't these two words - French and reliability - in the same sentence, seem to raise questions? John from Essex

Submitted: 19/09/2016 15:15:28 | ID: 135285

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Shauna, Rhondda Cynon Taf

Peugeot 107

I have a peugeot 107 and cannot get the car in to first gear when I have stopped or slowed down. I have to go in to neutral take my foot off the clutch and then select first gear.. what could this be please??

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My Peugeot does the same thing did you manage to fix the problem and what was wrong? Campbell from Essex

Submitted: 23/06/2016 20:40:58 | ID: 132932

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Dave Evans, Lancashire

Peugeot Boxer

Hi I have a 1997 Boxer Motorhome, 1.9td, I think its a 230L but that wasnt an option in selecting model for this question. Looked at radiator and a lot of the front rows have perished so I am going to replace it. My query is I thought I might replace the water pump whilst everything was drained, but in my book it says that the cam belt has to be removed, does anybody know if i have to touch the cam belt as i am not to keen on that. Thanks Daven to go there

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Dave, on the 1.9td engine you have to remove any auxiliary belt AND the timing belt.. the water pump is toothed and timing belt will have to be removed... but then if it ain't broke, why fix it... if it's not leaking and performing ok don't bother. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 18/09/2016 17:08:55 | ID: 135264

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Lorraine, West Midlands

Peugeot 206

Can any body tell us the reason why I have got grease on my wheel drivers side lots of it

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Could be that the driveshaft gaiter has split.. MOT fail and potentially dangerous if the grease gets to the discs and pads.. you'll have a more difficult time stopping ! R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 18/09/2016 18:38:43 | ID: 135267

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Robin, Buckinghamshire

Peugeot 207

I have a 2012 207 SW. I have found that there is water under the carpets mainly in the rear passenger foot well but also some dampness under the front passenger carpet. I have sucked out maybe 3 pints but the real issue is how is it getting in there. As far as I can say when I pour water into the front scuttle under the windscreen it seems to come straight out at the bottom Any ideas or suggestions please

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My thoughts on this are rubber door seals or drain holes blocked in the bottom of the doors. I have read this is a common problem with Peugeots. If water is flowing from the scuttle freely this would indicate the drain pipes are O.K. John from Essex

Submitted: 18/09/2016 20:10:09 | ID: 135273

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Martin Bonham, Greater London

Peugeot 407

I have just installed a new multifunction display unit. The Odometer now reads in kilometres. How can this be changed back to miles?

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You can chane it from the menu - configuration - change car units Johnny from Berkshire

Submitted: 22/05/2016 17:17:14 | ID: 131884

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OGBONNANTA UWAEME, Nigeria

Peugeot 407

So much problems - now its the throttle body. Car starts, revs ok but a few minutes goes into unsteady run, will not accelerate with check engine sign showing. Scanned with Peugeot Planet point to the depollution system fault !

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Same thing as mine and I stay in Abj, changed the throttle body and it worked try changing ur throttle body and maybe the fuel pump and filter. Mine is still showing the depollution system fault tho Shadon from Nigeria

Submitted: 30/08/2016 08:31:26 | ID: 134753

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Tamara Way, Dorset

Peugeot 206 CC 2003

My Peugeot 206 CC`s boot sensor keeps beeping and the roof won`t open. Any suggestions?

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Is the slide blind in the boot in position? Or try driving the car to another position because it stops working after a few goes if the car is in the same spot Kati Navar from England

You might be missing one of the steps to open the roof. Better check the user’s manual. If the boot slide blind is not open, all four windows are not open, or the roof locks are not open, or doors are not closed, or the hydrolic switch is loose. Normally that switch is used to operate the roof manually. Hope it helps you  Nadeem Ahmad from South Africa

Hi, not sure if you have sorted this but I had the same problem. All it was was the boot catch was locked. I moved the catch with a screwdriver and it has worked ever since. Hope it helps Hayley Smith from Scotland

If the boot sensor is beeping, it would suggest that the boot switch is broken or may have fallen off. Naturally if the car thinks the boot is open, then the roof will not operate Chris from Caerphilly

Hey, I’ve had the same problem 3 times now, it was 160 to fix in the Peugeot garage and the other times I’ve used a screwdriver. Simply it is the sensor. There really sensitive and if anything in the boot bumps it.... it’s unaligned and just beeps. Go into your boot, to your left hand side the roller shelf fits into a clip. The metal piece is a sensor. I’ve had to bend it in order for it to work now. Lol good luck Nat King from Renfrewshire

I had this problem and it was the control unit in the boot its located at the left hand side as you look into the boot at the back where the roof hinges. I got one from ebay for around £20 PEUGEOT 206 CC ROOF CONTROL UNIT ECU TEXTON 9644337080. Price from Peugeot £400 + VAT Claire from Devon

I had the same problem and fixed it the same way as nat King, I've bent the sensor down now and works every time. Hazel from Essex

This may be a red herring as we've had problems with the roof being stuck down. First time it was cured by slamming the boot, didn't work second time but there is a micro switch under the boot latch in the middle of the rear of the boot, which operates the courtesy light. I think it may also act as the sensor for the boot being closed. the switch 'opens' when the boot is closed, so I flicked it up and down a few times making the light in the book go on and off. Shut the boot and the roof is cworking OK again. So check that the boot light on the LHS is working and going off by carefully moving the small metal 'leaf' under the latch up and down with a screwdriver. Hope this helps. Mike Mike Abbott from Nottinghamshire

Hi the roof for my 206 cc is not working. I followed this steps - boot empty - back screen on - hooks unlocked -hand break on In the book says that first the windows will open and then the roof. All I gel is just beeping, windows stuck so the roof. However the windows are working fine if I want to open or close them during the drive. What can I do? Many thanks Roxana Roxana Laura Dragan from Worcestershire

Submitted: 01/06/2012 10:59:20 | ID: 85027

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Kerry Spencer, Leicestershire

Peugeot 807

Hi Would it be possible to add a bench seat to the back of a Peugeot 807 to enable us to fit 8 persons instead of 7, would this be possible. Thanks

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Yes you can but only ever seen a couple on ebay Martin from Bridgend

Submitted: 12/02/2016 13:18:48 | ID: 127473

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Siyana, Bulgaria

Peugeot 807

Hello Dear, I would like to ask about the Cooled compartment. I cannot find any way to switch it on. Do anyone knows how that cooler work?

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Think when you but aircon on it chills the drinks compartment Martin from Bridgend

Submitted: 14/07/2016 12:37:14 | ID: 133517

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Keith stevens , Nottinghamshire

Peugeot 206

My car won't start up yet all lights on dash come yet won't crank? Even all wipers n lights will work but won't start? When last had a flat it went into ecomode but it doesn't now? When battery started up will drive fine yet with radio on the light dims n cuts off then bk on again? But when left to idle the car cuts out? It has just had a new alternator so don't think it's this. Any help will be appreciated

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mine did that it turned out to be the computer system had to get a new one cost around 200 to fix michelle from Devon

Submitted: 27/06/2016 11:02:52 | ID: 133035

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Angela Sellers, West Sussex

Peugeot RCZ

When I open or close the car doors the boot automatically fully opens. I have to manually close it each time. This has only recently started. I have tried all the obvious but no luck. Can anyone help?

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I believe this is caused by water ingress into the boot release switch/button. Peugeot dealers should be aware of this problem and I also believe they sell a kit to prevent this happening after repair. David Benham from Tyne and Wear

Submitted: 27/02/2015 15:26:06 | ID: 112436

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Stephen, Stirling

Peugeot RCZ

Hi I have a noise coming from the front bumper area when the vehicle is switched off sounds like an electric toothbrush or I actually thought someone was using a karcher pressure washer a few doors away, I noticed the fan wasn't on but temp gauge was fine (2012 gt 200 petrol)

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We've just had this problem, albeit on a diesel, it was the air dozer solenoid. I believe it's a boost control solenoid releasing pressure and it vibrates making this noise when they are faulty. David Benham from Tyne and Wear

Submitted: 22/04/2016 14:41:55 | ID: 130685

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Sadiq, South Africa

Peugeot 407

My 407 goes well in the open road but in traffic buidup the gearbox get hot and when you break to stop the gear jumps like from 6th to 3rd giving a load bang my car is a Japanese model its comes with pioneer component system I don't know how to use it as the books are all in Japanese please help thanks

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engine mounting is broken check ur eng mountings ashok kumar from Australia

Submitted: 15/08/2016 09:00:44 | ID: 134368

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Paul, Lancashire

Peugeot 308 SW 2008

My Peugeot 308 SW`s seatbelt warning alarm keeps going off even when noone is sitting in the seats. This only happens with the three seats in the back of the car. If I have every seat occupied and everyone fastened in it also does it then. Any ideas why?

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Did you find any resolution to this problem? Have exactly the same problem myself and garage can’t come up with a diagnosis or solution... It’s driving us crazy... Lesley G from Ayrshire

I also have this problem on my 308SW. First happened about 3 months ago - hardly ever use the rear seats - and no one sitting in the rear at the time. First one sensor went off - to stop I fastened seat belt and it was fine then after a couple of days the next sensor started giving problems ended up fastening all the seat belts. Then after week or so they started to go off again even with the belts fastened. After removing the seats and putting them back in to see if this cleared the problem booked the car in for a diagnostics check but before putting in I had to unfasten all the belts and amazingly all was fine so cancelled the diagnostics. OK for over a month then started up again. Currently I have two belts fastened and one not and have again got the car booked in. Extemely annoying fault. Did you get a solution?. What’s the problem and how do I fix it? (1.7cdti) Graham Tennant from Renfrewshire

Rear seat belt problem drove me mad as there seemed to be no rhyme nor reason for the alarm to keep going off. After a month of it with no ideas from various garages I took out the middle row of seats pulled up the carpet and disconnected the sensors from the wiring loom. Trouble is I can hear the wife nagging again now!! Jason from Lincolnshire

Mine started doing this today (20/2/13). If you take the seats out, detach the plastic trim from in front of, and behind the seats, and lift out the carpet panel, you will see a black plastic strip with a connector at the near side end. Disconnect the plug to disable the system. It’s less frustrating to disable the system and check any passenger’s have done up their seat belts then to try and sort out a random problem that I doubt will show up in a diagnostic check and will probably be expensive to repair. I suspect the fault is where the plug connects to the flexible PCM in the plastic ’strip’ rather than the wiring... Laurence from Dorset

My Peugeot garage had the car when the alarm was being issued, but said they couldn’t find the fault! All three seats started alarming yesterday (05/03/13) even though the seat belts were connected. Garage can’t book my car in till next week - and when I asked them to disable the alarm in the meantime, they said they couldn’t. Something to do with Europe regulations. Anyway, thanks to this helpful post I have now successfully disabled the alarm. Note - you only have to take off the front plastic strip - and to do so you just need a small screwdriver to release the clips over the metal bar. If Peugeot find the real reason for the problem, I will post here too. THANK YOU! Tony from Sussex

I have had the intermittent seat belt fault with 2 of the three rear seats in my 308 SW. After two visits to the Peugeot garage (first time said they couldn’t find anything wrong) they now say it needs a seat belt pickup, apparently a bar with sensors and transmitters, fitted. The quoted price £128. Asked if they could disconnect and they said no as may cause other faults. After reading this I will be disconnecting it myself. There is no guarantee that after being replaced the same fault won’t develop! Rather not waste my money CLC from England

I wish I had read this forum before I booked my car in - it is now in the garage for the 4th time. I have paid to have one seat belt stalk replaced (and labour!). Then it was reccomended that I replaced the ariel base unit (after the garage spoke with Peugeot in France). I also did this. I’m over £300 out of pocket and it hasn’t resolved the problem. The seat belts alarmed the day after I got the ariel base unit fited and now the seats don’t alarm when my passengers don’t put their seat belts on. So frustrating... Diane Hedlund from Mid-Lothian (Edinburghshire)

My wife has this problem with her Peugeot 308 SW, the rear seat belt alarms keep going off. I have read the above posts but cannot find the correct plastic trim to remove? Could some one please a little clearer and explain how to locate and remove this trim to get at the connector? Mark Smith from Berkshire

Thank you so much for your answers, this problem has been driving me mad. On my 308 under the nearside rear seat, lift the carpet, remove plastic cover and slide the connection apart. No alarms, but peace at last. Well done all. Norm from Sussex

Had the same problem. Warning light stayed on along with the very loud alarm beeping even if nobody was sat in the seat. Tried taking the seats out as some have suggested and it made no difference. Took the car to my local garage. Using WD 40 with the plastic arm attached to the canister, the mechanic sprayed a liberal amount into the offending seat belt connector. He then clicked the seat belt in out a number of times and then the warning light went off. So far no alarm either. He then did the same for each seat belt just to be sure. He thinks the fault is caused by poor seat belt connector contacts. I’m assuming it’s my kids dropping god knows what food/liquid into the seat belt connectors. If any of you have kids/messy people, it might be worth a go. Hope this helps Chris from Caerphilly

Thank goodness for this web-site my rear seat belt alarms have been driving me and everyone else in the car nuts for months now. I have tried the seats up, down in and out of the car I shall try all the options mentioned here and keep my fingers crossed. Paul from Suffolk

At last, I found somebody else who suffers from this crazy faulty beeping in Peugeot 308 SW’s. I live in Turkey and have one 2009 model 308 SW, it was very good, in the beginning, but then suddenly it started beeping randomly. It is very same problem I have, one of the rear seat belt alarms goes off even when nobody sits on it. I asked this stupid problem many times to local service stations around, but no solution came out. But what I have really realised is this problem goes off when the weather is particularly wet or rainy as well as during a couple of days after it rained or snowed, in my opinion. For example in summer when the climate is relatively dry there is no such problem ever. But especially in winter it goes crazy. I think it is really connected to the humidity level at medium. I am really curious about your experiences in summer and winter - has anybody noticed this difference yet? Enbiya Türedi from Turkey

I had exactly the same problem with the intermittent rear belt alarm going off on my Peugeot 308 SW. The alarm was completely random and would sound with/without someone in the seats and with/without belts. As I commute every day this was doing my nut. After various failed fixes I read this thread and I followed Tony's advice and removed the three rear seats; popped out the plastic clips over the metal bar with a screwdriver; took the carpet up; located sensor connection on nearside (ie. passenger side) and disconnected it. I put the carpet back down, clips on, seats back and sanity restored, for free! Iain from City of Edinburgh

Finally, others with the same problem as me! This has been happening with my Peugeot 308 SW for over a year now. It has been in the garage 4 times. (Thankfully Peugeot paid for last 3 visits). We have been without the bleeping for a few months but lo and behold, it has started again! I have always said it's the rubbish seat belt connectors so will definitely be trying the WD40 trick or failing that disconnecting the lot. I was told by the garage that if it is disconnected the car may fail its MOT, but I think I'll just reconnect it before the test! Such a stupid problem for quite a decent car! Rachel from Cornwall

Finally, others with the same problem as me! This has been happening with my Peugeot 308 SW for over a year now. It has been in the garage 4 times. (Thankfully Peugeot paid for last 3 visits). We have been without the bleeping for a few months but lo and behold, it has started again! I have always said it's the rubbish seat belt connectors so will definitely be trying the WD40 trick or failing that disconnecting the lot. I was told by the garage that if it is disconnected the car may fail its MOT, but I think I'll just reconnect it before the test! Such a stupid problem for quite a decent car! Rachel from Cornwall

Same problem, intermittent over the summer, now constant, different seat every time, seats in or out. Quoted £54 for a diagnostic (even if they find nothing) the kids are in isofix with their own seat belts. Thanks to Jason, 5 mins pulled the plug silence! 1811 from South Yorkshire

i solved the seat belt alarm on my peugeot 308 SW. The problem started when i puted a rubber car mat over my original peugeot carrpet mats. THE SOLUTION: i removed the carpet mats and ussed just the rubber mats. Probably the seat belt sensor is not buit-in the seats and it is under the mats Stefan Sirbescu from Romania

i solved the seat belt alarm on my peugeot 308 SW. The problem started when i puted a rubber car mat over my original peugeot carrpet mats. THE SOLUTION: i removed the carpet mats and ussed just the rubber mats. Probably the seat belt sensor is not buit-in the seats and it is under the mats Stefan Sirbescu from Romania

Could you please give more details on where the connector is placed? Maybe some pictures? I removed the seats, took out the six plastic clips and removed the plastic trim. There seems to be 2 sets of cables? One black and the other is made of mulicoloured wires. One of the cables ends into a hole on the cars metal frame ( right side - behind passenger seat) - the hole is covered by a rubber gasket- is this the one? It seemed that both wires went to the side if the car - Must I remove the side plastic trim aswell - or is the connector on the floor? Please give me some advise as the alarm goes off randomly - The guy at the peugeot garage said they did'nt find anything when they ran diagnostics on the car - It's probably because you're using child seats - he said. So we bought a family car which is not suitable for child seats? - stupid answer Pablo Cortez from Norway

Could you please give more details on where the connector is placed? Maybe some pictures? I removed the seats, took out the six plastic clips and removed the plastic trim. There seems to be 2 sets of cables? One black and the other is made of mulicoloured wires. One of the cables ends into a hole on the cars metal frame ( right side - behind passenger seat) - the hole is covered by a rubber gasket- is this the one? It seemed that both wires went to the side if the car - Must I remove the side plastic trim aswell - or is the connector on the floor? Please give me some advise as the alarm goes off randomly - The guy at the peugeot garage said they did'nt find anything when they ran diagnostics on the car - It's probably because you're using child seats - he said. So we bought a family car which is not suitable for child seats? - stupid answer Pablo Cortez from Norway

I have had this problem for quite a long time as well and seem to have found a solution to our problem! I removed the sensor bar from under the rear seats and had a close look at it and it was covered in condensation. I put on the front room radiator for a week because its the biggest to dry it out and then refitted it that was in March it is now the end of May and no spurious alarm soundings. Removing the sensor bar is a easy job, remove the rear / middle row seats. Where the front of the seats clip onto the metal pivot points there are small plastic clips which can be removed with a small screw driver. Then pull back the carpet to reveal the sensor bar which is held to floor with 3 plastic clip like things about 2 inches in diameter. The connector is at the nearside (left) of the car under the polystyrene trim and this is just unclipped from the loom. Presto removed. Now the problem is how to prevent the condensation returning I am reluctant to spray with WD40 in case it messes with the electronics on the circuit board. Any help with this would be great as I'm not an electronics expert. The large round rubber grommet is an access to the top of the fuel tank and fuel pump and sender unit. Ian McGurk from East Renfrewshire

I have had this problem for quite a long time as well and seem to have found a solution to our problem! I removed the sensor bar from under the rear seats and had a close look at it and it was covered in condensation. I put on the front room radiator for a week because its the biggest to dry it out and then refitted it that was in March it is now the end of May and no spurious alarm soundings. Removing the sensor bar is a easy job, remove the rear / middle row seats. Where the front of the seats clip onto the metal pivot points there are small plastic clips which can be removed with a small screw driver. Then pull back the carpet to reveal the sensor bar which is held to floor with 3 plastic clip like things about 2 inches in diameter. The connector is at the nearside (left) of the car under the polystyrene trim and this is just unclipped from the loom. Presto removed. Now the problem is how to prevent the condensation returning I am reluctant to spray with WD40 in case it messes with the electronics on the circuit board. Any help with this would be great as I'm not an electronics expert. The large round rubber grommet is an access to the top of the fuel tank and fuel pump and sender unit. Ian McGurk from East Renfrewshire

Just a tip regards the Issue of the Seat Belt Alarm going off, Switching this device off In my opinion is just the sort of thing that your Insurance would pick up on if an accident happened, the way I would go to solve this issue, contact Peugeot UK with your VIN Number & state that no matter what Peugeot agent / dealer you go to, they can not solve the problem, in my opinion this issue should be of concern to Peugeot & with the amount of complaints, they should put this right FOC. Trebor from Lancashire

I had this fault with the seatbelts alarm going off in my car (308SW 2008) but it actually caused an electrical fire last week! Peugeot have stripped down my car to find the problem and it was the sensor on the seatbelt over heating and caused the burning. It was under my 10 year old son's seat. I have never evacuated a car so quickly! I think this should be a recall issue now. Claire from Hertfordshire

I had this fault with the seatbelts alarm going off in my car (308SW 2008) but it actually caused an electrical fire last week! Peugeot have stripped down my car to find the problem and it was the sensor on the seatbelt over heating and caused the burning. It was under my 10 year old son's seat. I have never evacuated a car so quickly! I think this should be a recall issue now. Claire from Hertfordshire

I followed the fix and it worked BUT forgot to reattach for MOT and the car failed on the sensor lights not doing their first boot flash! Reattached the sensor and it failed again! coz the sensors lights came on and beeped in the MOT station FFS. Had to have it replaced at £450! finally passed its MOT and has been silenced at last. Oh it was water or moisture ingress. Though where that came from is anyones guess David Robinson from West Sussex

Thank you guys , had my car since Feb and it's driving me mad . Tomorrow I'm trying all the above . Cheers guys Nicola from Cornwall

Hi all I've just tried doing the WD40 thing inside the seat belt connectors put them back in and out a few times Took a drive up the road and hey presto no annoying alarms going off!!. The test will be when I drive to work and back a few times,easier to do than pulling up carpets and removing Connections!,have a try it may work for you I'll report back if it doesn't solve the problem. Malcy from Staffordshire

PIECE OF CAKE TO FIX FIRST, Take all three rear seats out (very heavy, best thing is to slide them back into the boot). SECOND, remove the carpet from beneath the seat, just gently tease it out. THIRD, At the near side end of the rail there is a little black electric terminal connector, unplug this, problem solved, I just broke off the bit of polystyrene, and then slotted it back in. FOURTH, Put it all back together. Your rear seat belt sensors will no longer work though. EASY PEAZY, LEMON SQUEEZY Ho, ho, ho Leif Ellison from Cornwall

Submitted: 12/06/2012 09:30:08 | ID: 84396

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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

This tip has saved me £500 for two light units, that was what garage was quoting me to get fixed. in fact cost me £8.49 from Halfords, if garage had changed light units still wouldn't have worked and wouldn't be any wiser except for a hefty bill, thank you. Ian from Middlesex

Thanks guys. My 2007 307 CC's driver's side rear light LED cluster was not working and I had no idea what to do apart from getting it replaced at the Peugeot dealer until I read this. Checked my number plate lights and the driver's side one was off. Just come back from getting both the number plate bulbs replaced at Halfords for £10 and now have all rear lights working for the long trip I am making tomorrow ! Sincere thanks for this valuable piece of knowledge. Phil from Somerset

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

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Kaj, Finland

Peugeot 208

Dear Sirs,, When i start the engine the error code appears at the screen ``Top up the oil level´´. And Service light goes on. This happens before the engine run. Then i turn the key switch off and start again and that message does not appear, only on the first start. I have checked the oil level and refill the oil and the level is ok. Still the message appears at the first start. Hope you can understand this. Best regards, Kaj

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After topping up the oil , the warning will still show, it can take up to n hour or so for the oil sensor to reset it self, if it continues to show the warning, then it could be a faulty sensor, which is a common fault, my advice is take it to the dealership., for them to check this out for you David Gordon from Gwynedd

Submitted: 22/11/2015 17:47:20 | ID: 123847

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Amanda, Greater Manchester

Peugeot 208

When I turn the heating controls on there is nothing coming from them even when switched on full. everything else appears to be working fine, I have had to diagnoses from the fuse or the heating resister? If it is the fuse which fuse is it and what should it cost to take it to the garage.

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Amanda, with the desc of problem you have here, it is prob NOT the resistor.. the resistor controls the fan speed.. and usually if that goes, you'll get a blow on number one and four (Min and Max), but not two and three.. They may have been on about the blown air sensor.. but that is used in conjunction with the aircon.. and you need heater blower to work for it to play a part... but its failure won't stop the fan blowing. It possibly could be the fuse ( I can't advise you which fuse it is, but you could take them out ONE AT A TIME until you find a broken one and replace it. and I'd start with the higher fuse ratings and work down... green, white or clear, yellow, and blue fuse.. a fan is unlikely to be another colour.. or if someone else can assist with the fuse location number). Fuses themselves cost pennies, but a garage may charge you a tenner or more for changing one.. if that's what the problem is. A dealership will charge a lot more. Why not get a mate to have a look at the fuses. or take it to Halfords.. but ask for cost first. If it's not a fuse they may not charge. What it could be is the heater blower itself.. they do give in sometimes. R Evans from Caerphilly

If your car is still under the three year warranty, then i would take it to the peugeot dealership, any peugeot dealership will attend to your car under the warranty . David Gordon from Gwynedd

Submitted: 31/12/2015 13:09:00 | ID: 125350

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Judi, Lincolnshire

Peugeot 208

Hi Could anyone help or give me some advice please? I have bought a Peugeot 1.6 Allure Diesel and I have been driving it all weekend. When driving around town a message saying "risk of particle clogging, please see handbook" comes up every 5 to 10 minutes. Has anyone experienced this please and how can I fix it without taking it to a workshop and without costing me a fortune. Many thanks in advance

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Once you start off for the particles to burn off, you need to run the car above 40 mph when you can. Short journeys especialy around towns cuses the build up the prticles, and not given the opertunity to burn off. If possible take the car on a straigt run eg dual,carageways or motorway The warning on the dash board, if ignored will eventually cause the dpf filter to clog up and a very expensive to replace, hundreds of pounds. So my advice try and run the car for at least 20 mins and above 40mph when possible this will keep the build up of prticles to a minimum. I have blue hdi model which, has a built in tank for releasing the chemicle to the exhust system, which reduces this build up. But i still make sure i give the car a good run. David Gordon from Gwynedd

Submitted: 31/07/2016 21:30:29 | ID: 134006

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Andy, Buckinghamshire

Peugeot 3008

hi there so today my reversing sensors have developed a fault, it comes up with a message saying parking sensor system faulty on the display above my stereo. i have checked the fuse and that doesn't seem to be the problem. i haven't had any rear end shunts and they seem to be free from debris. can anyone shed any light on this please thanks in advance

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Hi, I can't answer your question why your problem maybe happening but I can say I got a 16 plate 3008 Allure on 1st March and I have had nothing but bother with the front and rear parking sensors. It started with an error saying PARKING ASSIST FAULTY. Its had all new parking sensors, front and back, new wiring loom, front and back and a new electronic control unit that controls the parking assist. My dealer has had my car for 14 weeks now and the fault is still NOT fixed. Grant from West Yorkshire

Submitted: 01/09/2016 19:40:36 | ID: 134829

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Kevin, Oxfordshire

Peugeot 207

The car as gone into anti theft mode how can I get it out of this mode

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peugeot 207 hdi shudders when starting ( the clutch is new and further trembles) peter from Poland

Submitted: 06/09/2016 18:12:13 | ID: 134972

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cky, Malaysia

Peugeot 308

Hi, The turbo inlet of my Peugeot 308 broke. I'd like to know if I still 'safely' drive the car at 60 - 100km/hr? Tx.

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Yes CKY. I had mine cracked on the NSE and drove back at 110km/h for the next remaining 200kms no problem. . I had since replaced it as they have came up with a new material that withstands Malaysian weather. Rgds. Rajan from Malaysia

Submitted: 07/09/2016 16:05:39 | ID: 135000

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Mtohmaz, Lebanon

Peugeot 207

Hello .. My 207 has a display everytime i start the ignition and dissappears after few seconds First it displayed -700km Then it started increasing by time now it displays -1400km Can u help me i'm confused about it

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This normally is the mileage due to the next service. Procedure to Reset Peugeot Service Light as follows: 1. Switch the Ignition Off 2. Press and hold the trip meter (mileage reset) button on the dash 3. Now switch the ignition to the ON position 4. Keep the button pressed for 10 seconds 5. The display will read "10" and count down to '0' and the service symbol will extinguish. Job done. John from Essex

Submitted: 07/09/2016 05:52:48 | ID: 134989

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Alex, South Africa

Peugeot 406

if I start my car it writes battery charger faulty,a sign for handbrake and for battery appears on the dashboard.the stirring becomes stiff as well,please help me

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Your alternator could b faulty jibril from Nigeria

Submitted: 16/07/2016 22:34:22 | ID: 133583

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tony martens, New Zealand

Peugeot 407

where to find OBD 2 connection for diagonistics?

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Inside centre console. T from Lincolnshire

Raise up the arm rest just behind the hand brake,u would c a socket cap there. jibril from Nigeria

Submitted: 24/06/2016 00:04:58 | ID: 132940

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Reg Reeves, Bridgend

Peugeot Boxer

I am trying to obtain a Certificate of Conformity for my Boxer Autosleeper Nuevo motorhome. I took the boxer to france and registerd it,now i am living in Wales and need UK plates and the DVLA is requesting a Certificate of conformity,I contacted Peugeot in France and their website is asking for NRE of the vehicle.I cannot find anything to match this,can you help me please?

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Reg, contact the VOSA people at the testing depot in Llantrisant.. their nearest test centre is behind Corner Park garage on the A4119. All I think they are looking for is a full test by VOSA to show the vehicle is safe for UK roads... something like MOT really. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 04/09/2016 15:04:55 | ID: 134913

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david small, West Yorkshire

Peugeot Boxer

I have a Peugeot Boxer 2.8 HDi motorhome 2007 with 30,000miles on the clock, when I rev the engine to 3000 revs the particulate/emissions light comes on and whilst on when I try to change up he gears it seems to go into limp mode, it drives perfectly below 3000 revs. I have a had an auto electrician test , sent me for a smoke test, no leak, changed the censor but it still comes on and looses power. It has cost me £160 so far and he tells me there is no particulate filter on my vehicle. Anybody can help please.

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Well I can tell you that there is no particulate filter on yours.. they were introduced on much later models to comply with Euro rules. What you should have is a lambda sensor also known as oxygen sensor.. they can fail and give false readings to ecu about the condition of the exhaust fumes... if it is faulty it won't tell the ecu that... so won't come up on diagnostics. There is an egr valve that can clog up and give this outcome, also a boost pressure sensor that clogs up that could also give you issues. You can take them off and clean them yourself at no cost... replace and try. Careful you don't damage the egr valve gaskets.. or get new ones anyway, they are cheap enough R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 04/09/2016 19:11:59 | ID: 134915

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Siobhan Conroy, Bedfordshire

Peugeot 308

Hi, My car is a 308 CC and 10 years old! and still going strong. When opening and closing the windows, they make a loud squeaking noise, as if they need a good oiling. Any suggestions as to how I can rectify? Many thanks. Siobhan Conroy

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Put talcum powder in between the rubber runners, simples. John from Essex

Submitted: 25/08/2016 13:42:44 | ID: 134635

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David, Nigeria

Peugeot 206

Hi my 206 peugeot speedometer drops to zero then airbag light comes and it start to misfire and it consume excess fuel. pls what could be the cause. thanks

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speed sensör need to change..sometimes it works and sometimes does not work cem from Türkiye

Submitted: 23/08/2016 15:59:16 | ID: 134591

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Dave, Cheshire

Peugeot 3008

I have a oil leak how do I fix it

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Have to find out what's leaking first before deciding how to fix it. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 04/09/2016 23:05:31 | ID: 134918

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Kevin, Oxfordshire

Peugeot 207

Put the key in ignition turned it then the key fob fell to bits then it came up anti theft mode then it would not start it turns over but wont fire up .

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Put key in ignition turned the key and then the fob fell apart causing the anti theft mode to come on now can't start the car what should I do Kevin from Oxfordshire

Submitted: 05/09/2016 16:20:34 | ID: 134935

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James Hammonds, Leicestershire

Peugeot 3008 2012

I have a Peugeot 3008 and the eco lights flash when standing at traffic lights but it does not turn the eco on. Why is this please?

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I only got my 2013 - 3008 e-hdi last week. Reading through the manual the ECO light will flash to let you know the engine will carry on running, according to the manual this could be for a number of reasons. I have found once the car has been for a run and the engine has warmed up the function automatically reinstates itself, thinking about it it makes sense, when you first use your car the load must be high with with all the electrics on etc. Ade from Portsmouth

I have exactly the same problem with my Peugeot 3008. When I first picked it up it was fine, I drive with no heating or radio and it flickers but doesn't go into eco mode. I was wondering if it meant the battery was getting low. I have driven it for over 60 miles so engine was warm but still no eco mode. I would appreciate it if you find any further info. Lisa Collins from Plymouth

I have exactly the same problem with my Peugeot 3008. When I first picked it up it was fine, I drive with no heating or radio and it flickers but doesn't go into eco mode. I was wondering if it meant the battery was getting low. I have driven it for over 60 miles so engine was warm but still no eco mode. I would appreciate it if you find any further info. Lisa Collins from Plymouth

Hi James since my last comment I have found out the problem. I noticed that I was getting an error on engine management , it only last for seconds so if you blink you will miss it. This only happened the once. I took it back to garage as still under warranty, they saw the fault but could not identify it. So they cleared all faults. 19 days later it happened again so I took it back and they said it would have to go to main dealer. Vospers in Plymouth the Peugeot dealer said the code was relating to the battery. On the ECO cars there is a main battery and like a reserve battery for ECO this voltage was down so I had a new battery last Friday. Now the Eco mode works all the time. Beware the battery cost came to just under a grand !!!! Luckily mine is still in warranty. I knew it wasn't right after a week of having the car so for your peace of mind check it out. I have the error codes if you need them. Hope this helps. Lisa Collins from Plymouth

Thanks Lisa. That's answered my question . Will get ours booked in while under warranty. Lyn Jonez from West Midlands

Thanks Lisa. That's answered my question . Will get ours booked in while under warranty. Lyn Jonez from West Midlands

Hi Lyn Glad I could help. They gave mine a health check which I think is about £40-45, this picked up the problem as well. If you need the error codes or part numbers let me know. I have spoken to a lot of people who have said the ECO doesn't work and they have put it down to the list that Peugeot give you of all the things that must be in place , outside temp, inside temp, radio on, heater on etc . I knew it wasn't right so glad I got it checked. Good Luck ! Lisa Collins from Plymouth

I bought my 3008 blue hdi auto on 8/3/16 brand new and am still having problems with the stop start which has never worked properly from the day I got it. It has been in the garage more times than I have had the veh, they have charged the battery several times, anyone have any suggestions please Sandy Wornham from Hertfordshire

Submitted: 10/02/2014 16:32:46 | ID: 61885

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