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I have today realised that the mileometer on my Peugeot Boxer motorhome isn’t working. Is it a HUGE job? Do we need to take all of the dashboard out to replace it? Is there a short-cut out there? Thanks for reading this. (motorhome)
Hello I have a Peugeot Boxer motorhome and lost the speedo but on further investigation of the gearbox to find the speedo cable I found that the gearbox was being infiltrated with water as I had had the speedo cable end disconected from the gearbox and spun it by hand and confirmed that it was showing a reading on the speedo I knew it had to be something in the gearbox so spoke to a local fitter who told me these speedo drives were made of plastic and possibly the water in the gearbox oil was affecting the drive so advised draining the gearbox oil completly and refilling with new. the reason the water gets in the gearbox was via the (well) that collects the water off the windowscreen if the seal of the tube that runs from the bottom has gone it leeks all over the gearbox instead of running down the back of the engine, when the water sits on top of the gearbox for any length of time it seeps in through the joints and will in time ruin your gearbox and cause a problem with your speedo I renewed the oil in the gearbox and the speedo started to work again soon after, I now put a plastic bag over the gearbox when not in use I also sealed the pipe in the bottom of the Well with silicon sealant. If you want to ckeck first to see if you have water in the gearbox just drain a little off you will soon know if it has water in it by the colour and the water should run out first. yours denis denis from Cambridgeshire
Submitted: 04/04/2014 10:25:00 | ID: 93812
I’m trying to get to the passenger side fascia fuse box on my Peugeot Boxer. The handbook says ’Remove the bolts and tilt the box to access the fuses’, but does not say which bolts and where. Any ideas please? (Assume I’m an idiot please). (335 MWB Motorhome)
Did you find out we're the fues box is as my door lock will not lock with the key fob Malcolm Malcolm from Lancashire
Door lock Malcolm from Lancashire
Submitted: 20/12/2013 10:16:00 | ID: 59558
I have a Peugeot 207 SW 07 plate. The dash warning light for faulty bulbs keeps activating showing faulty r/h rear brake light, r/h rear reversing, r/h rear indicator, r/h rear fog. Has anyone else experienced this fault? I have spoken to Peugeot about it but they want me to fetch it to them which I don’t want to do because they will charge me an arm and a leg for something which I think can be rectified simply. Any ideas?
Hi Brian. I cannot answer your question but I have exactly the same problem as you describe with a 207 (year 2008). I would be very interested in knowing if you get a good answer. Happy Easter. Flemming Quist. Flemming Quist from Denmark
I wish I had an answer, I am experiencing the same problem, I hope someone can help us this Easter Jean from Surrey
Submitted: 03/04/2014 09:36:33 | ID: 93756
Hello, I am profundly deaf myself. I own a Peugeot 307 xsi and the car has failed its MOT due to the horn not working. I’m not aware myself, having checked the fuse and all are okay. I can`t get it to work. Alarms are silent when locked and unlocked. Where is the relay located as the garage won`t tell me and I’m trying to save costs here? Any suggestions?
I had the same it will be the connection at the back of the steering wheel. Be sure to disconnect the battery first and leave to discharge first. You will find more info on YouTube. Hope this helps. Tony Ibbitson from Yorkshire
I had the same problem, a very common problem with French cars especially the 307. I had the Peugeot dealer rewire the horn it as the earth wire connection broke off but it only cost me 1 hours labour. One of the cheaper fixes for a 307 many others are ££££'s more! Steven Norbury from Norfolk
Submitted: 03/01/2014 12:18:09 | ID: 60229
I noticed a couple of days ago the right back footwell floor of my Peugeot 206 was soaking wet. Today the driver`s footwell is also soaking wet with a small puddle. I`ve felt all around the doors etc and can`t feel or see any wet or drips. Any suggestions what I should do?
Hi, my husband’s did that and it was the heater matrix. Sarah from England
I found if the car is parked on the kerb LHS I got a pool of water in the foot well. Found it was coming in from the door seal at sill level with the rain driving it in. Also found water coming in from the roof aerial and dripping down. This is fixed by taking out the interior light and sealing the aerial with silicon sealer. Some Guy from England
might be late but...i had this to the letter! does your back screen washer pump water out ok.if not that could be a broken pipe,they run down under the drivers side,good luck with that. simon from Wiltshire
Submitted: 04/02/2014 15:49:59 | ID: 61760
My Peugeot 407 SW has a bad intermittent misfire, spluttering and running rough when starting from cold, which improves as the day goes on, but there is no engine light. I have hooked up a code scanner, but there are no codes, not even one for misfire? I have an intermittent ESP light but I fail to see how this might cause a misfire, it may be that the misfire is causing this light to come on even. I’ve changed the spark plugs, which sorted the problem for one day but now it’s back. I don’t want to get into replacing injectors, coil etc. unnecessarily. It must be something relatively simple if there are no codes thrown up. Does anybody know why there isn’t even a misfire code or has had a similar problem? Thanks for listening. (1.8 Petrol)
This might be due to a mistuned automatic choke Arne from Norway
Submitted: 18/03/2014 09:02:35 | ID: 62957
My Peugeot 407 SW`s heater has stopped working and the temperature gauge rises more than usual. Any ideas? (diesel)
Most likely this is caused by thermostate (cooling water temperature regulator) failure Arne from Norway
Submitted: 20/03/2014 11:25:05 | ID: 63012
Great car. I’ve got the 2 litre diesel, it’s a powerful car. Very smooth, a great ride, but when the roof is up, there is an annoying tapping in the rear of the car. Sounds like it’s coming from the inside of the roof near the rear window. When the roof is down the tapping goes. When the roof goes back up again, the tapping stops for a while, but then starts again. Any ideas?
Steve, my wifes car has developed exactly the same problem, did you get a fix in the end ? Car has just run out of warranty last month so reluctant to take to dealers if thier is a simple fix available. Regards, jim. Jim mellor from Lincolnshire
Submitted: 15/01/2014 00:05:50 | ID: 60746
My Peugeot 308 SW`s seat belt warning light activates with nobody sitting in the seat. Any solutions?
I have the same problem. The warning light and sound activates randomly. Then I discovered on my car that the sensor for open door for one of the rear doors doesnt work. The open door-alarm does not work the that door, it is possible to lock the whole car with the remote control when just that door is open. I will suggest the workshop that they will take a closer look at this sensor. Ka Bac from Sweden
Repaired the sensor. The problem continued. The car was parked inside the metal workshop a few days for a different reason. After that, there has not been any problems. Therefore I have a different suspicion. Could it be due to moisture? It was moist under the seats when it sounded like the most. Have been through it before, I also kept skis in the car. Had damp skis pretty much just before it started. Now it's dry and quiet. Ka Bac from Sweden
Submitted: 27/02/2014 15:04:30 | ID: 62382
When the driver`s door of my Peugeot Partner is opened an audible alarm sounds to ensure the handbrake is fully on. How can I switch it off?
Ours have a voice that speeks to you, its infurriating on multi drop. You pull out the panel below the stereo that is for holding sunglasses etc. To do this bracing your fingers against the inside of it and give it a very firm pull, it is stiff. Then when you look in the hole in the dash there is a speaker on the right hand side at the back. Cut the speaker cable that goes into the back of the speaker, then put the panel back in. This has not thrown any error codes or caused any problems, it just gets rid of the annoying warning. John Doe from Norfolk
Submitted: 25/03/2014 10:47:32 | ID: 63222
My Peugeot 407 suddenly stopped, the engine runs fine and it selects all gears (no crunching) but no drive. When I put it in gear (first or reverse) and release the clutch it bites and rocks (about 1cm). Can someone help? Regards.
The dual mass flywheel had collapsed and damaged the clutch. Was charged £540 for the parts and £340 for labour. Bill Redfern from Cambridgeshire
Submitted: 01/04/2014 12:14:40 | ID: 93757
Recently my 307 CC Peugeot has a problem when the roof is folding down into the boot and when completely closing it makes a very loud bang, I am worried if I keep opening and closing the roof the mechanism may break altogether - does anyone have an answer to my problem?
I had this. It was the plastic cover near the boot locking mechanism catching another moving piece of plastic in the roof folding process. Sounded awful. If you remove that plastic cover completely, then run the roof mechanism through it's paces (this is what the Pug dealer did with mine) if it cures the noise, that's your answer. You will probably be able to see the piece of plastic that's being caught and could cut a small section out to remedy the issue. RF from Suffolk
Submitted: 05/09/2013 12:38:58 | ID: 53963
There was a crunching noise when I lowered the roof of my Peugeot 307 CC to the boot and an even louder one when the roof was transmitted back to the locked position. I now have a broken and twisted plastic panel which sits under the boot lock mechanism. Also it appears that the floor pan in the boot has moved and twisted rearwards and partially upwards about 3 inches. We need to drive about 2,500 km roundtrip starting in 2 days, with Christmas holidays we are not sure if we can access a Peugeot workshop. Can the car be driven safely in the state it’s in? Has this happened to anyone else? (There was no blockage of the boot head space and the boot screen was in the correct position). Any ideas out there? Thanks guys.
I have a customer who this has happened to, I need to investigate as to why it has happened. They have continued to drive the car without issue for some time. I’ll be seeing the car soon, so hopefully will be able to get to the bottom of the issue. Scott Wallis from Staffordshire
I had this experience. The problem is caused by packing lot of stuff in the boot. I took a saw and cut off that plastic where it is band and my problem was solved from that day. Thabo Pule from South Africa
I have had a similar experience. The nice guy at the Peugeot dealership got his apprentice to cut away a small section of the plastic cover by the boot mechanism. He said they shift over time sometimes and start catching. It sounds horrendous, like something terrible is happening, but it's just two pieces of plastic catching. Job done. RF from Suffolk
Submitted: 30/12/2013 12:01:56 | ID: 59795
I have a 2007 Peugeot Boxer 2.2 hdi on an Eldiss motorhome. I left it to stand for a month and now cannot start it. I have tried jump starting because the battery seems flat but no response. I put the fully charged battery at the side to try to jump it and all lights come on but the engine will not turn. Could it be an earth lead? Any ideas? (2.2 hdi)
Hi, I have the same problem, did anybody answer it for you? Gill from Lancashire
Hi I have a Peugeot Boxer motorhome 2013 plate, if I let it stand for a month the battery goes flat. The only thing that works is to charge the battery and not let it stand for more than one week. David Imber from Gloucestershire
I had the same happen to us boxer campervan2011 we installed a solar panel did the trick Colin brooks from Nottinghamshire
Submitted: 02/01/2014 08:29:17 | ID: 59975
My remote fob won`t lock my Peugeot 207 CC. The battery has been replaced and the boot won`t open. The roof is working fine and the key opens doors and starts the engine fine. There have been no warning signs to say there is a problem, Any ideas please?
Hi Jayne, Welcome to the team with the same problem. I have seen (and also posted) this question several times on this site. If you keep the remote very close to and just below the steering wheel and press "open trunk" it may work. My remote does. This tells me that the right "code" is sent but the signal from the remote is to low or the reciever's antenna does not pick up the signal under "normal" (from the outside of the car) conditions. I do not have the solution to the problem but I know we are quite a few with the same problem. One day, somebody will hopefully tell us. Anders from Sweden
Submitted: 18/03/2014 10:52:39 | ID: 62953
A few weeks ago I bought a Peugeot 306 estate and after a week everything electrical started to pack up. The central locking will not stay locked, the blower became intermittent then stopped, the ABS light came on and today the brake lights / reversing light failed. I checked the fuses which looked okay, then it worked, then failed again. I now see that the rear de-mister button turns on the brake lights! It’s driving me nuts. If I could just sort the brake lights it would be a start. Any ideas? Many thanks.
Hi, your central locking prob is most likely, due to broken wires within the vehicle body to front drivers door wiring loom, just below the door checkstrap. ABS faults, first checks to look at cables to wheel sensors for breakage, then try and locate a duff wheel sensor. Other elec faults more than likely due to poor earthing connections. There is a multi cable earthing connection behind the interior trim in the rear of the car just above where the rear speakers cable plug is situated. Good luck. Simon from Leicestershire
Many thanks Simon! Sorry for the delayed response - been abroad. But back to try and sort the beast out. Have a friend who knows a little about cars so going to ask him to investigate your suggestions. Cheers my friend. Chris. Chris from Devon
Submitted: 09/01/2014 14:55:27 | ID: 60525
I changed the battery on my key fob for my Peugeot Partner Combi and now the car will not start with that key, but luckily I had the spare which works. Can anyone tell me how to reprogramme the other key please?
You've left out the small mag type chip which handshakes with ECU, its only small and nestles in key fob at front. Bob bob from Staffordshire
Submitted: 26/02/2013 09:28:48 | ID: 91008
My Peugeot 206 2.0 Hdi RHY engine code has economy mode active on the display, the sidelights stay on and the indicators and wipers don’t work. The engine will crank but won`t start. I put the diagnostics on the vehicle and it has error code "Permanent fault, no communication with the instrument panel".Please could you advise what is the problem?
Try a BSI reset procedure, otherwise ECU for instrument panel might have a lose connection or be faulty. Ima Idiot from England
Submitted: 08/04/2014 11:41:41 | ID: 93943
The temperature gauge on my Peugeot 206 goes to max temperature and stop warning flashes, even when first started. I have been told that the gauge is faulty. Does the whole instrument cluster have to be replaced? If this is so and it was replaced with a second hand one what happens about recording the correct mileage? (Quicksilver hatchback)
More possible that the collant housing temperature sensor is faulty. Ima Idiot from England
Submitted: 31/03/2014 12:56:29 | ID: 93645
A recurring intermittent fault light on my Peugeot 308 keeps telling me that my Depollution system is faulty. The car loses power and seems to have no injection of pace, whereas it’s usually quite nippy. The fault light goes away after a few days and the car runs as normal, but there is no rhyme or obvious reason for this. It runs okay for a few weeks and then the fault reappears. I think I know the answer but is a diagnostics check the best thing to get done?
I had the same problem. It turned out to be a major fault with the timing chain. They replaced the chain and most of the timing components under warranty. I have since read about quite a lot of timing chain issues with the Peugeot 308. I think mine is a 2010 model. The guy said that the "depollution system faulty" message can mean quite a lot of different faults. But if your timing chain goes, you'll be up for huge repair costs. So definitely go and get it looked at. Jane from Australia
Submitted: 10/02/2014 12:00:23 | ID: 61870
I have a Boxer 2.2 campervan with 15,000 miles on the clock. When I insert and turn the ingnition key I get a 3 second bleeping noise. Any ideas please?
Could be the rear electric step folding away. Ron Eddings from Lancashire
Submitted: 26/03/2014 15:49:34 | ID: 93606
I have a Peugeot Boxer 2.5 turbo diesel autosleeper executive wiring diagram. Where is the fuel pump please?
It has a high pressure pump inside the fuel tank .Open the lid on the floor by the passenger seat and you will get to the fuel tank. Tonde Mbofana from South Africa
Submitted: 01/04/2014 11:48:34 | ID: 93748
Hi, I hope someone can help? I have a Peugeot Boxer recently bought and I have a starting problem. The battery is fully charged but when trying to start it sounds like it`s flat, hardly turning over. Also yesterday I stopped the van and tried to restart it but the immobiliser light appeared on the dash and hence it won`t start. Any ideas please?
Your immobilizer is going wrong, you will have to get it removed, should cost a minimum of £300. Keith Norman from Powys
Submitted: 31/03/2014 15:32:16 | ID: 93669
I am having problems starting my granddaughters Peugeot 106. I think the problem could be with the keypad. It started okay until she and boyfriend replaced the battery after charging it, it hasn’t started since. Is there a wire around the battery area that they could have dislodged somehow? The engine is turning over fine but it`s not firing? Thanks. (diesel)
If it is turning over ok but not firing it sounds like your immobiliser is failing to recognize the key, I know this sounds like a silly thing to do but if you give a good hard knock with your hand under the steering column in line with the key it is sometimes enough to knock it back and then try to start it again. Good luck. Mel Vaughan from Pembrokeshire
Submitted: 31/03/2014 15:55:14 | ID: 93672
I just hit two large potholes, on hitting the second one my Peugeot 206 started to slow down and then cut out completely with the yellow engine warning light coming on and a stop warning signal on the dash. It turns over but will not start. Any ideas anyone? Thanks.
Hi Sharon. Did you find the problem? Andy Broad from Rhondda Cynon Taff
We had this problem with our 306. The AA came out and spent a while checking everything, and lastly he removed the multiplug from the ECU, and refitted it, then it started straight away. This is common apparently. Try this and see what happens. Good luck Linnette from Essex
Earthing wire has come off mine did same easy cheap repair. Joanne Walling from England
I had a Peugeot 306 with the same problem, I found that the chip inside the key had moved to the back of the key. The car would not start. I put the chip to the front of the key and glued it back in, car starts first time. Hope this helps you. Brian Fumagall from England
Submitted: 27/02/2014 10:29:29 | ID: 62395
My Peugeot 308 suddenly won’t turn over to start and a message shows up saying electronic anti-theft faulty. Does anyone have any idea what this means and how to rectify this? Thanks in advance. (SE 120 4C5FWC)
It might be a problem with the key’s electronic chip. Ahmed Refaat from Egypt
Submitted: 14/03/2014 12:48:17 | ID: 62822
In my Peugeot Partner when I go from third gear to fourth I get a sligh crunch. What could it be? Same from fifth to fourth, but not every time.
I get it on my 2009 308 estate too, only really happens when the revs are over 2000, under that and it seems fine. I have 3 months of warranty left so think it’ll be going back to the dealership. Andrew Bird from Cumberland
Submitted: 03/03/2014 14:36:56 | ID: 62486
Hi. My Peugeot 207 CC`s passenger door is playing up and I’m just wondering if anyone has experienced the same problem and what you did to fix it? When I use my key fob it will unlock/lock all the doors in my car except for the passenger door which can only be opened by the key or from inside the car. I was under the impression that none of the doors would lock if one door was still opened, but my boot and driver’s door will lock regardless of what the passenger door is doing. Can anyone suggest what may be happening? Thank you.
Hi, Sounds like you need a new door lock mechanism, it comes in a complete kit from the main dealer. It went on mine but was still under warranty, luckily. Not sure of cost. Richard from Warwickshire
Submitted: 21/03/2014 09:34:16 | ID: 63108
How do you turn on the auto door locks when my Peugeot 206 CC starts to move?
Hold down the lock button for 5 seconds till you hear a gong sound Derlwyn David from South Africa
Submitted: 07/03/2014 09:31:03 | ID: 58993
My Peugeot 407 cranks but won`t start and there`s no spark at the ignition. What should I do?
Have checked your fuel pump? Peter from Nigeria
Change the ignition coil. Kheng Yuen from Malaysia
Submitted: 05/11/2013 11:12:13 | ID: 57339
Hello. My Peugeot 407 was converted from right to left hand drive. My problem is the a/c doesn’t blow enough air to cool the cabin even at maximum on hot days. My mechanic told me it`s because of the conversion but I would like to seek a second opinion before jumping to this conclusion. Any ideas?
Throw away your original pollen filter. It is too thick. Find a substitute which is thinner or without using it. This should solve your problem. Kheng Yuen from Malaysia
Submitted: 15/11/2013 15:32:38 | ID: 93128
My Peugeot 407 shows PRND on the instrument dashboard and the car drags and refuses to move until I switch off and turn it back on. How can I solve this problem please cos I think it`s going to damage my gearbox soon?
I have had the same problem. You will have to change the wheel sensors on all four wheels. They are cable like, one for each wheel. Best of luck. Bala from Nigeria
Let the mechanic plug into PPS to check. If the fault is pressure regulation, then you will need to replace the electro valves in the valvebody. Tghe part number is 257416 and also together with the ATF. after that, use PPS to clear fault and initialize the gearbox. This is solve your problem. Kheng Yuen from Malaysia
Submitted: 13/12/2013 10:31:35 | ID: 59153
My Peugeot 407 can`t start. It`s been diagnosed and there`s no power supply to the fuel pump. Can anyone help please?. (petrol engine)
Change your BSM, the fuse box next to the battery. This should solve your problem. Kheng Yuen from Malaysia
Submitted: 19/12/2013 12:36:05 | ID: 59508
My Peugeot 407 was driving perfectly until it started switching off while driving. It starts after a while and then drives perfectly again without a single misfire. The switching off has now become more regular (at least 5 times a day) and at times it takes a while to restart and drive normally. My mechanic had it diagnosed and it showed that my coil pack needed replacing. I had it replaced and it worked for a day or 2 until back to normal. Diagnostics now show that I need another ECU (engine control unit). My mechanic said that the ecu feeds spark to the coil pack and that`s the fault. Can anyone kindly let me know if it`s really the case before I go ahead and replace the ecu? Many thanks.
Whenever you replace the ignition coil, you must replace the spark plugs too. They go as a set cause the coil will short circuit the plugs. After that, ask them to clean your throttle body. This should solve your problem. Kheng Yuen from Malaysia
Submitted: 20/12/2013 10:44:20 | ID: 59537
I have a problem with my Peugeot 407. When I touch the brake pedal a warning light comes on for indicator failure, but they still work. I indicate to go left and it warns me of brake light not working but it is. Can anyone help?
Add an earth wire to each side of the tailamps. An earth wire from your tailamp to the body of the car should solve your problem. You need to do it for both sides. Kheng Yuen from Malaysia
Submitted: 10/01/2014 10:10:36 | ID: 60546
I can`t get a radio in my Peugeot 407 estate. Can anyone help?
Add Earth wires to both of your tailamps. Both of them do not have enough earthing which makes the warning light bulb came on. By adding a wire from your tailamps to the body of the car, you should solve the problem. Kheng Yuen from Malaysia
Submitted: 28/01/2014 10:33:35 | ID: 61379
My Peugeot 407 2.0 ltr tdi loses power when climbing slightest hills even on motorways. It also has particulate fluid level low reading and anti pollution warning lights coming up on the dashboard. Are these faults related? The car doesn’t seem to be in limp mode as some suggested as the car will still do upwards of 70 mph and all gears are working and revs higher than 2000 rpm. Any ideas please?.
Sounds like the particulate filter is to blame. Ivor Mac from Devon
Hi there, I’m also having the same issue. My agent told me to change the throttle body, which I did change spending almost 500 USD, but the problem is continuing to occur. When I switch off the engine and then switch on it goes off. Intially I got the same error on the display and the engine light on the dash board, but still my Peugeot agent wasn’t able to identify the problem. Now their next target is to change my petrol filter, which will be another 300 USD. I have changed all the filters including the petrol filters. Please someone help me. Zahran Ziyawudeen from Sri Lanka
Replace your inlet pressure sensor at the inlet manifold. Then use PPS to clear fault. This is solve your problem. Kheng Yuen from Malaysia
Submitted: 28/01/2014 14:16:15 | ID: 61414
My Peugeot 407 accelerates slowly and movement is not as sharp as it is supposed to be. The brainbox malfunctioned and since then it`s been as described. What should I do please?
Replace your original spark plugs to DENSO spark plugs and change your air filter to K&N air filter. You will love your car after that. All can be ordered online. Kheng Yuen from Malaysia
Submitted: 24/02/2014 12:29:13 | ID: 93360
I need to replace the driver`s side front seatbelt on my Peugeot 307 CC. Is it possible to do it myself and if so how do I do this? (2.0 convertible)
Hi, I am about to attempt the same. Did you have any luck and have you any tips? Mike Wheldon from England
Submitted: 13/03/2014 11:12:05 | ID: 62761
Hi. I hope someone can help me. I have a Peugeot 307 CC Cabriolet 2004 model. When I start the car in the mornings the car runs fine for about 20km but then it starts to misfire and lose power, the engine management light comes on and the display says Anti-pollution fault. Could this be the coil pack that`s giving problems?
I have recently purchased an example with this same fault, mine is 2.0 petrol. I had the AA come out and scan the car to see exactly which part was faulty. It was cylinder number 2 injector. See if you can get it scanned, same as me. Koka Kid from England
Submitted: 04/03/2014 14:54:06 | ID: 62574
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