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sylvia barton, North East Lincolnshire

Peugeot 107

Hi just been having a problem with my automatic Peugeot 107, the car starts and the engine tuns over fine but when I put the car in to drive gear there is no response,with that I turned the engine and tried to start the car again but the brake pedal was very hard and the car would not start at all. 24 hours later the car starts fine again this has now happened on three occasions,please help.

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Hi Sylvia Did you ever find out what the problem was? My 2009 Peugeot is doing exactly the same! I've paid £100 to have it checked by Peugeot but they fobbed me off as I don't think they have a clue! I purchased it in the summer and it's happened about 15 times! Usually wait an hour and car suddenly starts! Desperate to find an answer as me and my 4 year old are often stranded! x Emma from Hampshire

Submitted: 10/06/2014 17:47:33 | ID: 97364

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derek, Greater London

Peugeot 208

I have recently bought a 1.6 auto 208 still under warranty brakes appear to be far to sharp at slow speeds almost throws you out of your seat when applied can they be adjusted

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Yes, don't press the brake pedal so hard. Mick from Portugal

Submitted: 20/02/2017 15:30:16 | ID: 139062

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Rick, Gloucestershire

Peugeot 3008

Crazy Question .. Can I put any 17" Alloys on this vehicle or do they have to be purposely for 3008 ??

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They have to have a stud spacing and rim offset that is suitable for the 3008. Incorrect stud spacing = the holes in the wheels won't line up with the studs. Incorrect rim offset = the tyres could foul suspension or brake components. Mick from Portugal

Submitted: 18/02/2017 13:33:57 | ID: 139008

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Alan, West Midlands

Peugeot Boxer

Due to under-inflation, the tyre warning light on the dash came on. Now the tyre pressures have been corrected the warning light remains. How can I cancel this?

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Hold the tyre pressure button on the dash for 5secs the light should go out Dean Wilson from Armagh

Thanks Dean ... but anyone know where the tyre pressure "button" is? It's not the actual icon is it? Alan from West Midlands

Submitted: 22/01/2017 15:37:57 | ID: 138320

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Arlend hoxha, Albania

Peugeot 308

I bumped into this potholw while driving at 60km/h and it made this nasty noise . I wanted to ask if i should be worried about my peugeot making my drive unsafe from now on because of this ? What is the worst thing that could have happened to my car because of that hit ?

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Hello Arlend, you could have damaged your coil spring,shock absorber,track rod end,balljoint upper strut,if I were you I would pop into your nearest garage and let them look the damage over if there is any at all,good luck.alex. mr alexander calder from City of Edinburgh

Submitted: 12/02/2017 00:35:19 | ID: 138902

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Sandy Wornham, Hertfordshire

Peugeot 3008

I have had my vehicle since 8/3/16 brand new and from day one the stop start has not worked properly. It has been back to the dealer now 11 times and they are still saying there is nothing wrong with the vehicle, thye are saying I don't do enough miles to make it work correctly, a round trip of 50 miles should be enough to make things work, even a trip of 230 miles it did not work, has anyone any suggestions please help.

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I am experiencing similar problem with 2016 3008 Allure. The Eco system has not worked from day one. The garage said that the car battery must be over 75% for it too work ( well I would expect a new car battery to be almost 90% and over). I was advised not to use the radio, a/c ( well help me in winter and rainy day??) as it drains the battery. Problem I have range from car door not opening, being locked inside the car, alarm going off while driving, a/c not working. Display screen going blank ( speed ticket as a result) , numerous types of gearbox faulty messages. Some of which would not let me drive or put car in gear etc. As much as I like this car, unfortunately I will not be purchasing again. Simply changing batteries and telling me to drive more is not an option for me and not what I paid for Janice from Greater London

Submitted: 02/11/2016 12:49:23 | ID: 136426

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norman wrapson, Hampshire

Peugeot Boxer

i have a peugeot boxer based motor home 1997 2lt petrol , is there a larger petrol engine that would fit withe out to much trobel it has only done 70000 and gos good untill i get to hills, it dos not like hills. gind regards norman

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Stick to the current engine,and go up them hills and enjoy the view with a smile,dont forget the obligatory "slow vehical "sticker on back door. Phill Smith from Yorkshire

Submitted: 21/11/2016 14:57:41 | ID: 136841

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c m blackie, City of Edinburgh

Peugeot Boxer

Hi my Peugeot boxer motorhome when started the oil light stays on very faintly even when driving along the road. When you switch off it still stays on the oil sensor has been checked and its okay help please ,

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Manually check the oil regular,sensor might have bad earth or still faulty Phill Smith from Yorkshire

Submitted: 30/11/2016 13:22:50 | ID: 137060

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kennedy daymon, New Zealand

Peugeot Boxer

good evening... my van has done 35000km since new and just last month, the dpf filter sign lite up, after an hour or two the check engine lite came on and it went to limp mode.. the garage I took it to removed the dpf filter and cleaned it completely.. I will be able to get my van back over the weekend and hopefully back in use by Monday as a courier van... I was wondering if there is anyone, who uses their van as a courier service and only doing city loops and short runs, have any recommendation for its maintenance... do you add any additives to the fuel to prevent the dpf from building up? if so what brand do you recommend and how often do you add it? any advice would be appreciated to prevent any further breakdown or going to limp mode... thanks.. kennedy

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Get the thing on a up to date diagnosis machine,that should get to the bottom of this, f it wasnt on limp mode i would just put amatchbox over the cab warning light,they notoriously come on when theres no problem at all. Phill Smith from Yorkshire

Submitted: 11/01/2017 05:58:24 | ID: 138017

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andy stone, Torbay

Peugeot Boxer

I have a newly acquired Peugeot boxer motorhome- 2004. 1) Pulling away in first gear on a full lock - juddering. I was told it was the power steering kicking in- need plenty of oomph! Read i could drain/ flush power steering fluid- might be bits in it? -and then put new fluid in- might this help? 2) Also when i turn the ignition on i get a brief view of a spanner few noughts where mileage shows up!- then disappears - the mileage then appears- all seems ok. Thanks, if anyone can advise- sorry- just trying to get used to my motorhome. General very happy with it- drives really well. Still under guarantee- have owned it now for 3 weeks.

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The judder when you pull away on full lock is more likely to be caused by worn engine mounts or the clutch plate worn or contaminated with oil. Can't comment about the warning lights. Hugh from City of Glasgow

On full lock could just be strut top bearing,top of the damper in the engine compartment. Phill Smith from Yorkshire

Submitted: 08/02/2017 18:39:04 | ID: 138803

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ivor, Northamptonshire

Peugeot Boxer

no heat inside , temp gauge sits just below half way, but air blowing through vents is stone cold,

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I would say your heater matrix as broke,usually you might see a slight water mark in the pasenger footwell. Phill Smith from Yorkshire

Submitted: 14/02/2017 04:13:14 | ID: 138925

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Janice Powell, Lincolnshire

Peugeot 208

Hi, I have a Peugeot 208 intuitive. I'm having problems with my central locking on the passenger side. Initially slamming the door helped. Took it to my local garage who cleaned the locks etc. Was working ok & now won't work at all. I can't even lock the car by using the key hole on the car door!! Hope someone out there can help with this. Jan

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Mine has just been into the garage for this exact problem. Its a faulty door sensor. Mine had to be replaced emma morris from Cardiff

Submitted: 27/11/2016 23:51:53 | ID: 137009

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Diane, Lincolnshire

Peugeot 3008

How do I turn off my daytime running lights

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Deactivation of daytime running lights on 2012 3008 pug Walker from Spain

Go into menu select lights David Stanley from Norfolk

Submitted: 05/12/2016 10:57:54 | ID: 137178

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Mrs M Telfer, South Lanarkshire

Peugeot 207

On several occasions various warnings come up on the dash board : power steering faulty, brake system faulty...until this week the warning only came on when the engine started and then didn't come on the rest of the day. This week another warning has come on showing the engine management system has a fault. I took the car to a garage but they say it could be a major fault and won't give me a price for repair suggesting I would be better buying a new one. What do you think?

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i had this fault on and off it was annoying to say the least went to many garages with no help from them . was eventually told to take to a peugeot specialist where they hooked car up to comp and fault reset itself was ok for a few days then came back so off to garage again but by time id got there fault had restet again after several attempts to get it to garage with fault i got it with all faults showing and was told it was one of main fuses and cost me around £200 all in paul taylor from West Yorkshire

Submitted: 17/01/2017 20:35:23 | ID: 138201

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Malcolm morrison, Kent

Peugeot Boxer

Hi I have a Peugeot motorhome I Want to use a slave battery to start it ( engine battery flat)I can connect the cables under the bonnet how do I recognise were to fit the pos and neg cable Regards malcolm

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The positive terminal will have a + sign by it, and the negative terminal a - sign. Mick from Portugal

Submitted: 13/02/2017 19:11:43 | ID: 138914

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Kathleen, Hertfordshire

Peugeot 3008

I have the same problem with my 2013 3008. There was an intermittent fault appearing and the stop start not working. Peugeot couldn't find problem and in the end fitted new battery. It worked fine for a week and now its happening again. What should I do? Kath

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Your electrical system has to be synchronised / calibrated to your new battery for your stop start to work correctly, did the dealer do this? Dave from Lancashire

Hi Dave I presume they did as it worked ok for a week. Kath Kathleen from Hertfordshire

Submitted: 09/02/2017 10:19:27 | ID: 138822

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martyn, West Midlands

Peugeot 206

why wont my car engine turn over and start, parked it up over night, went start the next day and it turned over for about 10 seconds then the starter motor seemed to lock up to the engine and just make a clicking noise, then I noticed the headlights and window wipers stopped working

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Check out your battery Eric Harper from Hartlepool

Submitted: 28/01/2017 18:59:51 | ID: 138479

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Shona Turnbull, Perthshire

Peugeot 207 2011

When I close the passenger door my Peugeot 207 automatically locks. How can I switch this off?

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You have lock button on your 207 dashboard. Press and hold it for few seconds until you here click, that solves your problem, the doors will not lock automatically anymore Vlada car from Serbia

Please does anyone have a solution to this problem? Just for clarity, this is not the drive away auto locking that people are giving a solution to, that is not a fault but having the car completely lock itself when you close the passenger door " is". I am thinking it is the passenger door latch/cdl motor assembly. Has anyone actually solved this by replacing that part? patto from Berkshire

Spray some Wd40 into the door lock, use your key to lock and unlock both doors several times manually and this should fix it. We put ours into a garage and £84 for a part and it still locked itself! I have read loads of threads about this problem and this worked, good luck. alan tait from Dorset

I had exactly the same fault. Every time I closed the passengers door it locked all the doors. I thought I would put up with it until the wife locked the keys in the car cleaning it today. When she closed the passenger door after hoovering the floor, all the doors locked with the keys on the drivers seat. The spraying of the WD40 into passenger door lock (best to use the straw attachment and poke it right in the lock), then putting the key in and turning the lock back and forward several times fixed it. Saved me the £84 garage bill. Thanks Alan Carl C from Buckinghamshire

I had exactly the same fault. Every time I closed the passengers door it locked all the doors. I thought I would put up with it until the wife locked the keys in the car cleaning it today. When she closed the passenger door after hoovering the floor, all the doors locked with the keys on the drivers seat. The spraying of the WD40 into passenger door lock (best to use the straw attachment and poke it right in the lock), then putting the key in and turning the lock back and forward several times fixed it. Saved me the £84 garage bill. Thanks Alan Carl C from Buckinghamshire

Yep WD40 ....just did my wife's car and bingo ! All fixed cancel garage visit! Marcus from Bristol

Submitted: 10/09/2012 09:52:41 | ID: 88604

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MARJIE, Cheshire

Peugeot 807

Where do I find the plug for a diagnostic reader?

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Under the steering wheel, in the cubby hole, it has a rubber cap on it Wayne Steele from Oxfordshire

its in the center console, open the drinks cooler and its to the back on the right jude from Dorset

Submitted: 13/05/2015 23:00:48 | ID: 116004

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brian jenkins, Hampshire

Peugeot 3008

MY TEMPERATURE GAUGE NORMALLY READS 90,HOWEVER ON A TRIP BACK FROM DEVON YESTERDAY I NOTICED THAT THE GAUGE WAS VARYING BETWEEN THE NORMAL 90 AND 50 TO 70.ANY IDEAS AS TO WHY AND A POSSIBLE REMEDY.THANKS.

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Possibly faulty thermostat not regulating water coolant flow correctly, have it tested and a new one fitted if required Dave from Lancashire

Submitted: 26/06/2016 11:07:17 | ID: 133009

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Michael Ugochukwu, Nigeria

Peugeot 407

Hit a bump and has been showing powering steering faulty, ESP faulty, ABS faulty, gearbox faulty, braking system faulty, airbags faulty etc. and does not kick when I try to start vehicle ever since.

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You need to scan the OBD2 port to see if the scanner can communicate with the system. Check the fuse box in the engine bay for corroded terminals also check other loom connections for corrosion or poor joints, unplug and replug all visible loom connections . You may have a dry solder joint in one of the car's printed circuit boards, need an electrician to test out. Hugh from City of Glasgow

Thanks, Hugh, it worked. It was a loose terminal on the BSI. Michael Ugochukwu from Nigeria

Submitted: 07/02/2017 19:21:30 | ID: 138782

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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

got the same on mine but on front passenger side too. No one sitting on them and alrm going off intermittendley ( 2008 308 SW) like everyone else here its been driving me mad. Last time I messed about with Peugeot electrics it caused more problems downstream. I also share the correspondents concern about insurance companies reaction so I offer an alternative. A quick search on Ebay led me to a solution. Simple clips shaped like seat belt buckles that you just slot in. My car may be a bit dim because once I put these in it was satisfied that all was well and I haven't heard the hideous alarm since. Cost about £10 for four. Fix time 2 mins. Job done. Happy days.... (finally) mark kirkham from Worcestershire

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

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Ste, Cheshire

Peugeot 308

Hi my 308 has no warm air in the car coolant level is fine car runs fine top radiator hose is warm whole radiator is cold as is Bottom pipe

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the heater matrix has failed, replaced mine at a cost of £80 and 2 hours of my time, Mark Sawyer from Somerset

Submitted: 23/11/2016 11:10:25 | ID: 136895

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Peter, Greater Manchester

Peugeot 308

My heater is only blowing cold air the temperature gauge stay's in the middle so the car is not overheating has anyone got any idea's and salutations thanks

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hi does the dashboard have to be removed to change heater matrix john haines from Oxfordshire

I've not got a clue john Peter from Greater Manchester

No The dashboard does not need removing, the heater matrix is in the left hand footwell, the cowling does need flexing back but its not enough to do any damage i replaced mine it took about 2 hours with refilling the cooling system Mark Sawyer from Somerset

Submitted: 26/11/2016 21:35:16 | ID: 136986

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john plackett, Nottinghamshire

Peugeot 308

My 308 cc makes a load clunk noise noise when i reverse out of my drive on to the road,on full lock then brake. it also seems to do the same thing(but not every time)when moviing forward after the the revervse.Yesterday i also noticed the clunk when pulling in to my drive.It only seems to be the front nearside that is a problem.What is the most probable cause?----pads/calipers----tie rods---shocks???

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It sounds like a similar noise to what I had, took the car back and it turned out to be the cross member on the rear suspension. It was replaced under warranty. Wayne from Hampshire

Submitted: 12/11/2016 16:22:16 | ID: 136642

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pete, Nottinghamshire

Peugeot 3008

hi everyone , can anyone tell me where the fuse is located for the reversing sensors , the book says number 35 but where is it situated, there are a few in a fuse panel in the near side but don't look big enough to house all of them , is there another panel ? thanks Pete

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yes in the glove box on the far left hand side behind the wiring peter rocca from Dorset

Submitted: 03/01/2017 15:47:19 | ID: 137765

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Barry Robinson , West Midlands

Peugeot 107

Hi, Today I had to break slightly sudenly while reversing! The car stalled due to mounting a grassy inclined verge, and then when the car began roll forward I found that the break pedal was locked up. I used the hand break to stop the car, and after restarting it the breaks operated fine, bur I'm worried that there's some kind of fault or damage? Thank you in advance for any help you can give Barry

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If the engine isn't running there is no servo assistance to the brakes. Many people don't realise how much more effort is needed to press the brake pedal when there is no servo assistance being provided, I think you might have just experienced this. However if in any doubt get the brakes checked properly. Mick from Portugal

Submitted: 06/02/2017 12:29:17 | ID: 138732

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Paul, West Midlands

Peugeot 207

Hi can any one help me please.i have a peugeot gt 207 1.6 dezil 06 plate 140 thousand on clock.its due a service in 450 miles as it says on clock.my problem is that my fuel was on low red.i went garage put 5pound in.noticed it was still on red then went and put 10 pound in again and it's still on red .that last 15 pound altogether and warming log says fuel is low .never had this problem .also all my windows won't go down aswell and that happend the day after the fuel problem.amd they will not go down or up if I press the buttons.can any one help me please

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BUY A DECENT CAR SIMPLES me from Cheshire

Submitted: 02/10/2016 22:47:34 | ID: 135670

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norman, Essex

Peugeot 207

My instrument cluster keeps going on and off and sometimes the dial pionter jig up and down.

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My sons car has the same problem. Its intermittent the hazard warning illumination flicks on and off as well. I think it might be an earth problem. When I find out I will let you know. Neil Rossiter from Flintshire

Submitted: 08/11/2016 20:08:10 | ID: 136571

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Celia Smith, West Sussex

Peugeot 107

Went to lock my car up just now and the side window on the drivers side at the back has almost fallen off. It seems to have come out of the two "clips" that hold it in place. Help!

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I had the same problem last year. Mine came right off while driving down a country road! The glass is only held onto the clips with glue?! I was able to take it to a windscreen garage and they secured the glass back to the clips and it's been fine since ???? Jennifer from Antrim

Submitted: 27/08/2016 20:48:55 | ID: 134707

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charles burley , East Ayrshire

Peugeot 407

When I go over 70 mph the elm light comes on and will stay on until I slow down then it goes. Off sometimes I loose some power and sometimes I dont loose any power after I slow down everything goes back to normal took car to my Peugeot dealer could find no codes saved

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It's your speed limiter switch working. Your dealer can disable it through diagnostic software. Hugh from City of Glasgow

Submitted: 04/02/2017 09:03:02 | ID: 138663

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kevin, Derbyshire

Peugeot 207

hi my battery light is flashing and it says economy mode it will not start absolutely nothing there when I turn the key any ideas thanks kevin

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I have read somewhere that the 20amp fuse (f1) in the main fuse box may have blown or possibly corroded. The replace the fuse and see what happens. John from Essex

I had exactly the same problem and resolved it by disconnecting the battery at both terminals then re-connecting it after a while. Started straight away and never had the problem since. Keith from Kent

Submitted: 04/03/2016 20:29:14 | ID: 128540

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Bob, Hampshire

Peugeot Boxer

The dipped beam not working, any ideas please

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Check fuse Dean Wilson from Armagh

Submitted: 10/01/2017 18:35:20 | ID: 138005

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sharif abrahams, Bournemouth

Peugeot Boxer

have a problem,van does not idle

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Egr valve needs replaced Dean Wilson from Armagh

Submitted: 17/01/2017 05:02:47 | ID: 138177

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jt, Stoke-on-Trent

Peugeot 308

My engine cut out about 3/4 of the way home (about 12 miles from work), speedo went down, rev went down slowing grinding to a halt, no electrics at all. Thankfully I didn't go on the motorway last night, I dread to think what would have happened as I couldn't get to the left hand side of the road in time. Tried to start the car again but no joy till third time it started as normal. Scared to death of driving now in case it cuts out again. It`s a 308 10 plate 47,650 miles on the clock diesel. Any advice? Thanks

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Definitely the diesel fuel filter, did exactly the same with mine at 43k JV from Perth and Kinross

Submitted: 22/01/2015 10:15:53 | ID: 110084

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William Stead, England

Peugeot 308 SW 2009

My Peugeot 308 SW had a STOP brake failure -ABS and ESP system failure messages. I visited a Peugeot specialist who had the ABS unit sent for testing but no fault found. He then tried replacing the under bonnet fuse box (apparently also a controller), but all this to no avail. He also tested wiring etc. I have had all original parts refitted and obviously still have the fault. I would welcome any info as to what could be the fault. Can anyone help?

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Nice to know I’m not the only one who has this problem. I don’t have an answer but my 308SW Sport 1.6HDi (09 plate) has been doing this for some time. Local Dealer had it in a couple of times, once for a week, but couldn’t find fault - said it may be something to do with the battery level, but this was clutching a straws a bit I think. Surely something else would show up first before the ABS/ESP warning lights and a ’Brake System Failure’ message keeps appearing!! Dealer has said there is nothing wrong with the brakes and they will still work, but it is still worrying that the warning keeps coming up, especially for unsuspecting passengers. Something must be causing it. I’ve also started to get a strange smell through the ventilation system, AC on or off and re-circulation switched on or off. It does have an over heated brake smell to it, and is more promanent when starting the car than when braking. Any ideas? Paul from Dorset

Had a similar problem on my 307SW. Turned out to be the rear wheel hub sensor mounts had become corroded and were sitting too far from the hub. Hub has a magnet that passes the sensor, if the distance becomes too great the sensor fails to detect the magnet passing it and so the fault symptom. Removed sensor and cleaned up corrosion, so that sensor sat virtually touching hub, problem solved. Hope this helps. Try this link, could be same issue... http://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20110515131454AAHvDzS Iain Wood from Hampshire

just had same problem(s). started with depolution faulty, then abs faulty and now gearbox faulty. seems its a control unit that needs to be replaced. an expensive one. so.. you might think that you have nany different problems but the source here is the brain... ill get a hold of the production number on monday rune from Norway

just had same problem(s). started with depolution faulty, then abs faulty and now gearbox faulty. seems its a control unit that needs to be replaced. an expensive one. so.. you might think that you have nany different problems but the source here is the brain... ill get a hold of the production number on monday rune from Norway

I have a similar problem when put on computer it said the brake light switch, replaced the switch but lights still come on. My major problem is now the darker nights are in when both abs and esp lights are on I've no brake lights. Having to pull in and reset with turning ignition off and on till the next time. Tam from City of Glasgow

I have had this problem ABS and EPS light coming on spent over $2000.00 on it did not fix. then fond that the relay below battiery that supplied power to the ABS unit had a faut in it that came and went relace relay no more problems Ross Shadbolt from New Zealand

Submitted: 15/02/2013 09:33:11 | ID: 65761

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vincent mccay, Antrim

Peugeot Boxer

why is there no side light switch on my van

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if its a new shaped facelift van it won't.. it'll have daytime running lights.. on as long as the engine running.. all you need to do then it switch the headlamps on.. one click turn on the stalk R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 20/11/2016 16:34:22 | ID: 136818

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Mart, Berkshire

Peugeot Boxer

How can I get my boxer van to heat up quicker It takes a good 20 mins to start getting warm when it's cold and then if I'm in traffic it will get cold again so only heats up on the move! Is there a winter thermostat to fit this as I can not find one anywhere.

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Mart, it sounds like your thermostat may be stuck open. get it checked and changed if it's failed R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 05/01/2017 18:30:52 | ID: 137845

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Brian, Shropshire

Peugeot 206

Every so often my 51-reg 306 GLX Auto seems to lose power and I find that the speedo reading has fallen to zero, but the rev-counter still works. If it is safe to stop, restarting the engine will clear it. If it's not safe to stop the fault eventually clears itself with a noticeable increase in power. The AL4 automatic gearbox is giving me a few problems probably due to the oil being 'worn out', but I don't think that is the cause. The car has done over 82,000 miles. Any ideas ?.

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why wont my car start parked it up over night the next day I went to start it engine turned over for a few seconds then the starter motor seemed to lock up and would not turn over head lights and wipers would not work either. martyn from West Midlands

Submitted: 10/07/2015 09:14:47 | ID: 118283

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Kevin Evans, England

Peugeot 206 SW 2004

For the last few weeks I have noticed that my Peugeot 206 SW`s petrol consumption has increased. In the past I used to clock 200 miles with half tank of unleaded, now I am only getting around 100 miles. Any reasons for that? Thank you very much for your answers.

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Check out if your spark plugs are still ok George from Zimbabwe

Submitted: 25/03/2014 11:13:23 | ID: 62318

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