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Kevin mcnamara, Middlesex

Peugeot Partner

Beeping noise can't stop it no lights on dash

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It may be the battery. My van does this and usually goes away after leaving the van for a few minutes lucia huerta from West Midlands

Submitted: 04/07/2017 20:45:00 | ID: 142363

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Luciano Martins, Midlothian

Peugeot 308

How do I connect my Bluetooth to my Peugeot 308 2010, I can't see any Bluetooth setting or anything?? Any can help me please thanks ...

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Activate blue tooth of Phone, set menu to Telephone, Configure, wait until it finds your Phone, then press PIN 1234 on telephone. Jan from Netherlands

Submitted: 03/06/2017 13:46:09 | ID: 141709

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J Thewlis, West Yorkshire

Peugeot 3008

I have recently acquired the above model car which is also an automatic. I am not sure if it has an alarm fitted. There is a button in the car for the alarm but it does not appear to work. I wondered if this model was actually fitted with an alarm or it isn't working.

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The button inside the car, if it looks like a car with an upside down rainbow inside it and the word off beneath then that is to turn the internal motion sensor off when you park up so you can lock the car with an animal like a dog inside without the alarm going off. Dave Barratt from Derbyshire

Submitted: 29/06/2017 21:24:04 | ID: 142267

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Paul hughes, Worcestershire

Peugeot Boxer

Hi can you give me some advice regarding the motor home I have just purchased. Engine is the 2.5 turbo diesel drove it for two weekends third weekend would not start , engine turns over but will not fire up tried draining fuel pump that was clear . Would this model have fuel lift pump of any kind not sure how the system works have only basic knowledge.

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Hi Paul,if you haven't sorted out your problem yet,open the bonnet of the motor home and look at the back left hand side close to the battery,there should be a fuel cut off switch there which may have tripped out,reset it and try again.hope this helps john hargreaves from Yorkshire

Submitted: 25/05/2017 17:39:29 | ID: 141550

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James, Fife

Peugeot RCZ

Spoiler doesn't work on automatic mode

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you have to be doing 90 mph for 3 minuets for it to open up completely dennis from Wiltshire

Submitted: 06/06/2017 21:57:50 | ID: 141772

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mike, Staffordshire

Peugeot Boxer

Hi, my boxer/elddis motorhome just reached 9000 miles when on start-up I get 'change oil' warning, then disappears. Had oil changed only 7 months ago and have done about 4000 miles since. Suspect engineer did not reset display correctly or could the oil be contaminated? Oil level and dipstick reading normal. Any ideas?

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Hi have you tried pressing and holding trip button and holding whilst turning ignition on ? Rob copper from West Sussex

Have just had same problem myself which was cleared by having the service counter reset Ken from Lancashire

Submitted: 09/05/2017 21:44:21 | ID: 141199

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Geoff Kay, Lancashire

Peugeot Boxer

1997 boxer 2lr petrol motorhome. Red light comes on and off on the far left of the dashboard next to the green turn indicators. No symbol on the red light just a blank red light. No body at my local garage knows what it is. Has anybody any ideas? If not I will have to go to Peugeot and ask.

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hi geof if red light flashes on and off indicates a fault in the operation of the injection or ignition system its called ENGINE OPERATION WARNING LAMP [AUTODIAGNOSTICS] REGARDS PAUL paul willis from East Riding of Yorkshire

Submitted: 28/06/2017 11:24:25 | ID: 142218

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gordon mcf, Oxfordshire

Peugeot 308

inside the car stays very bot around 35 C and cabin cooling does not work when car going. car interior stays hot when not left to cool down. how can I get the cabin cooling to work?

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Your heating and ventilation system may be stuck in recirculation mode, not allowing any fresh air from outside to be drawn in. Hugh from City of Glasgow

Submitted: 06/07/2017 17:03:10 | ID: 142402

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Pete, Ceredigion

Peugeot 308

After a month or so off road, we attempted to start up our 308. As there was ice on the wind shield I tried turning on the blowers to de-ice However there's no air coming out at all even on highest setting (not hot, not cold, nothing at all) when pressing the different options for feet/hand/windscreen, I can hear the mechanism moving the 'diffuser' or whatever it's called to the correct position, but no air comes out at all. I've checked the 40A fuse under the bonnet and it looks fine Any ideas?

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Hi Pete, We have exactly the same problem as yours after our Peugeot 308 SW has been off road for almost 2 months. We took it to a nearby garage and were told that there's no power to the heater fan resistor and suggested to book in with a Peugeot dealer for further checking and repair. We just wonder if your car's problem has been resolved and would appreciate any advice you may have for us please. Thank you very much for your kind assistance. Lorraine King from Wiltshire

We have the same problem with our Peugeot 308 T7 HDi. We left it for a month and the air con has stopped working altogether, no heat/cold or fan. We recharged the battery because that was flat but the air con is still not working. Melany James from Australia

Submitted: 09/02/2017 23:12:30 | ID: 138846

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Gezani, South Africa

Peugeot 207

Hi. My 207 won't start and there is " auto lock active " message on the display screen. What could the cause of the problem be?

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My car has the same problem, but i can t get the cause as well Riccardo Melchiorre from Italy

Submitted: 22/03/2016 14:46:39 | ID: 129340

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John Seeley, Carmarthenshire

Peugeot 307 1993

My fuel pump keeps losing power to it, can anyone tell me where the power source is? I know its under the bonnet on RHS but need more details...

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Hi sir my car is peugeot 307 2007 model when drive my car it when I press the exleter was hard and more eating patrol Yousas from United Arab Emirates

Submitted: 21/02/2012 15:32:10 | ID: 79913

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Gordon Hindle, England

Peugeot 306 1999

Hi, what`s the extra dial for under the speedometer of my Peugeot 306? Cheers. (1.8 meridian)

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Hi mate its the oil meter shows the oil level in your engine should go off about 10 15 seconds after engine start James Elliott from Isle of Wight

Submitted: 07/04/2014 08:46:16 | ID: 93881

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Athole Mollison, Angus

Peugeot 107

Switched off automatic in drive (E) - then wouldn't start because could not get gear lever into neutral, even with foot on brake and ignition on. Help?

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You need to rock the car slightly then you will be able to move the gear selector into neutral, especially if you have been parked on a slope. Hugh from City of Glasgow

Submitted: 30/06/2017 11:32:33 | ID: 142276

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Cable, Greater London

Peugeot 207

When the lights are on and I turn my steering left and right my lights flash on and off

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Directional lighting in action. Trevor Milroy from New Zealand

Submitted: 31/12/2016 13:07:54 | ID: 137697

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Geoff Rowe, Essex

Peugeot Boxer

Hi, I have just bought a Pilote Galaxy 74 on a Peugeot 320 chassis. It has a straight turbo 2.5 td engine. Plenty of power at low speeds/gears but just done our first long run and found it will not go over 60 mph and when faced with a slight incline the speed drops away. We have not overloaded it and travel with empty water tanks. We got 29mpg on motorways and 27 on other roads. It has had a new clutch and only done 35000 miles. Has anyone any ideas please as nothing obvious is showing up?.

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is the turbo working ? the waste gate might be stuck open or one of the hoses faulty get it checked out. I would never travel with empty water tanks I would always have some water. if you break down and cant make a cup of tea or flush the loo you will wish you had at least left it quarter full b graves from Kent

This might be a redundant answer.......have you opened it up? Find a stretch of empty road and give it some. My van struggled when I first bought it and being a delivery driver I know all about thrashing a van.....it was the first thing I did when the missus was looking the other way. Since then the van drives fine. Don't take it much past 5 grand and for gods sake make sure the cam belt is a recent vintage. The huge cloud of black smoke should look really impressive, second and third gear into fifth and you should notice a difference. See you on the road. William Clarke from Staffordshire

Hi, Brian, Many thanks for your help. 6 Peugeot engineers from two Peugeot commercial garages have driven it and tested the turbo. They say the 10 pipes are all ok and the turbo is working correctly. A dealer at the caravan show at Maidstone said it was not unusual on this model. To keep weightless we travel with minimum water for the journey. I will probably trade it in at the end of the year. Many thanks again. Geoff Geoff Rowe from Essex

Hi All, Eventually found the answer with M & C Diesels at Ardleigh, Nr Colchester. A broken end to the rod controlling waste management. They were unable to find a spare so manufactured one for me and fitted it within the hour. Would highly recommend this garage. Van now pulls well and can overtake lorries with ease. Geoff Rowe from Essex

Submitted: 09/05/2016 16:16:32 | ID: 131343

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Ian, Derbyshire

Peugeot 307

I have a damp problem in the nearside front footwell and cannot find where the water is coming from. The carpet gets wet even when the car is standing and it rains. Can anyone help please

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I had this problem and was advised it was a fault with the heater matrix. It would be water from the cooling system that is entering the footwell. KevM from Cardiff

Hello, First question: Does it get wetter if it DOESN'T rain? This will allow you to rule out a windscreen/body leak. I've just had a similar issue fixed. For me, it was the o-rings between the radiator and the heater core. During my own investigations, discussions online and with mechanics suggested several options. Not I only noticed the moisture after a large downpour so thought it a body leak issue first. Anyway, options are: 1. Windscreen or other body leak 2. Drainage holes underneath wiper assembly blocked (e.g. with leaves) - I had this checked and the above checked first by a windscreen place 3. Radiator / heater core pressure test - radiator service place. In my case, this found and fixed my O-ring problem 4. [would have been next] Air conditioning overflow Item 3 will be evident if you are loosing coolant. This will be gradual if it is the O-ring problem. Good luck! Carl from Australia

Submitted: 05/02/2017 09:21:12 | ID: 138691

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Tracey, Hampshire

Peugeot 307 CC 2006

My Peugeot 307 CC`s passenger side carpet is soaked with a clear grease like fluid. Any idea what this may be? Also the coolant container is completely empty, could this be linked? Thanks.

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Most likely it would be air conditioning overflow as it is very easy for the hoses to get blocked. It is an easy fix if you take it to your local mechanic they will be able to fix it. As for the coolant level you are most likely looking in the overflow bottle which should have coolant in it and if empty is a sign that you are going to need more coolant shortly Andrew from Australia

I had the same problem. Peugeot identified it as leaking heater radiator seals (located on the right side of the passenger foot well, behind the lower dash), resulting in the water (and coolant) leak on the passenger side, draining of the coolant water/fluid container and eventually overheating of the engine. I had to had my heater radiator replaced Johan from South Africa

I've just had the same issue fixed. For me it was the o-rings between the radiator and the heater core. Discussions online and with mechanics suggest several options. 1. Windscreen or other body leak 2. Drainage holes underneath wiper assembly blocked (e.g. with leaves) - I had this checked and the above checked first by a windscreen place 3. Radiator / heater core pressure test - radiator service place. In my case, this found and fixed my O-ring problem 4. [would have been next] Air conditioning overflow Item 3 will be evident if you are loosing coolant. This will be gradual if it is the O-ring problem. Good luck! Carl from Australia

Submitted: 06/12/2012 11:05:05 | ID: 64433

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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

Thank you Mark Kirkham for your comment. I just ordered the clips from ebay and they solved the problem. That noise was driving me crazy, not to mention that it was really embarrassing when I had to pick friends and trips were a little longer. It's unbelievable how Peugeot is getting away from this by refusing to fix the problem while admitting that it was their fault. This is outrageous to say the least! Paulo P from Portugal

Holy crap there are a lot of us out here! I'm trying the "remove-carpet-thingy", but being non-UK it took me awhile to realise that "passenger seat" and "left side" are the same in UK lol. Oh well going to try the solution now, hope it works! / Andreas Andreas from Sweden

Just reporting back after 1hr of driving: • It seems to work. THANK YOU • All the seatbelt-lights are on, but there is no beep. The lights turn themselves off above 30km/h as per normal • The Peugout garage said "he'd never heard of anything like this before". Oh, come on. Anyway, all good here. And for those who still wonder: • Remove the chairs. • Remove the small plastic holders around the metal bar where the seats recentely sat. • Remove the plastic cover over the metal bar • Carefully lift the carpet up (there's no glue or anything) • The cable is located close to the door on the left hand side All good! Again, thanks! Andreas from Sweden

I too have this problem in my Peugeot 207. It is always the rear near side seat. Hardly anyone sits in it and it just goes off.....getting louder and louder then stops but the red light stays on for ages. Just recently it has been going of at least 3 times in a 20 minute journey, gets louder then fades then gets louder and finally stops. My kids say its casper the ghost not buckling up. I am wondering if it some kind of sensor malfunction. Going to ask the garage when I take it in for its MOT as I can't afford to shell out loads before hand. Might try the cleaning trick just incase of any loose bits of muck as got underneath and is irritating it. Emma from Worcestershire

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

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Phil Turner, West Midlands

Peugeot 208

I’ve had my (64 plate) 208 1.6D manual, for about 18months. Everything has been fine but last week I had a problem with 3rd gear. I had been stationary for a very long time in rush hour traffic so the engine had stopped. When I eventually pulled away and moved up to 3rd gear I could not engage it. It took 3 or 4 attempts with a fair amount of gear crunching before it worked. For the remainder of the drive to work, I had the same problem going up or down to 3rd. The next day it was better with only 1 in 3 attempts causing a problem. And now, 3 days later, it only happens very occasionally, but not as bad as when it started. There is no problem with the drive when 3rd is engaged. And no problem at all when selecting the other gears. Could this be a gearbox problem, clutch problem or something else? I am confused as to why it seems to have almost fixed itself if it was mechanical. Maybe there is software issue that has adapted itself for worn parts!

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I had this same problem and it went away just until the warranty ran out. It came back and I discovered the synchro gear had gone. Make sure you report it to the dealer in writing, so you've got evidence that there has been a problem. Jon Bracewell from Suffolk

Submitted: 16/01/2017 12:57:04 | ID: 138139

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Jeffrey sayce, Herefordshire

Peugeot Boxer

The horn has gone on my 1997 Peugeot boxer campervan please can you tell me the location of the horn thanks in advance

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on my 1999 it is at the front nearside behind the bumper. Bumper off I'm afraid. john Beer from Hampshire

Submitted: 06/05/2017 14:17:02 | ID: 141129

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luke, Darlington

Peugeot 407

askin on beharve of a friend car is fine until he goes to put down the power in 3 and 4th and it seems like the clutch is been pressed without him doing so but is fine in 5th I thinik its just when he puts his foot down

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It sounds like the clutch is slipping and can't keep pace with the acceleration of the engine crankshaft. Hugh from City of Glasgow

Submitted: 07/06/2017 19:05:18 | ID: 141785

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Helen, Australia

Peugeot 208

I recently purchased a Peugeot GT line 208- i have had it for 2 weeks ( now 1000Ks on the dial) Driving it yesterday at 80KPH on the freeway the engine suddenly shuddered and I lost power and slowed to 40KMH, I pressed the accelerator and nothing,so I limped along for 200 metres and stopped. A red sign flashed intermittently stating "Major Engine failure, please contact your Peugeot immediately. This could have been a potentially dangerous situation had the traffic been heavier and I was unable to pullover without someone running into the back of me. They towed it away to the nearest dealership as it was the weekend and everything's closed! I will know tomorrow. Has anyone experienced this scary situation- reminiscent of the VW cars power failure issue of 2015

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Yep, The same thing happened to me four times over 8 months and 4000 miles at random intervals. Disconnecting the battery fixes the problem but also clears the error code so the dealer will not fix it under warranty without a code. On the fourth occasion I limped the car back to the dealer with the error code (P1339 - cylinder 3 coil problem) and the dealer simply switched coils 1 and 3 to see if it made any difference. No, it didn't - failed again after 60 miles, so I drove the car to the nearest VW dealer and part-exchanged it against a new Polo. Until you have experienced this type of total, unexpected power failure you don't realize how dangerous it can be. Dealer totally unsympathetic and I'm glad to be rid of the car. wilywhitewombat from Herefordshire

Submitted: 07/05/2017 11:23:12 | ID: 141146

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Patricia Delaney Sheehan, Cork

Peugeot 207

Please help. Just got new car yesterday 08. The doors worked fine all. Today rear passenger door wouldn't open from inside, when key still in ignition, but stopped. Opened fine from outside, so assumed it was childhood. Could not see obvious childhood, so pushed down look mechanism with finger, it is now stuck on that position, can not actually lock the door- will not close. Please help

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I had written an answer?? ALPER from Turkey

Submitted: 14/05/2017 14:15:55 | ID: 141295

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Bill Paterson, Stirling

Peugeot 3008

Just bought a new 66 reg 3008 and cannot seem to find a way to switch the radio on and off? Manual not very helpful ... any answers out there?

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There should be a virtual On / Off button on the display accessed by pressing any of the menu buttons on the side of the screen. If it's turning on but no volume the sound may have been muted by pressing the volume up and down buttons simultaneously. To restore sound press either of the volume up or down switch once. Hugh from City of Glasgow

Look to the left of the CD slot and there is a small button for turning off the radio, opposite the eject button. Colin from Lincolnshire

Submitted: 02/04/2017 10:00:11 | ID: 140341

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Ausra, Cambridgeshire

Peugeot 508

Help me please, I have a problem... My 508 Peugeot's radio screen stopped working after the last call via bluetooth, when the call was finished, on screan appears a question - do I want to save all files. I pressed YES. After that I could make other calls using by car's calls system. Other couple of times when I started a car, the screen works but, turned on little bit slower. And in the end it not turned on anymore. Now screen is not working, and all the time making sounds like want to play CD but can't do that. I tried to put CD in, but after few seconds bringing back and not playing. Screen is all black and not working. What should I do??

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Hi there. Did you find out what the issue was as my 508 is doing the same as you've described? Cheers Travis from Australia

Did you find how to solve the problem? My radio is not switching on and screen is not turning on as well. Please help... Edvinas from Buckinghamshire

hello im alex from romania also i have same problem today i went to peugeot services center they said should change all navigation kit but i think some software problem alex from Romania

hello i solved this problem in the cd module there is a memory card you should reset memory card alex from Romania

Glad you fixed it Alex, I have the same problem on my 508. Could you be more specific on how to reset memory card? What you did excactly to fix the problem? Thanks Ziggy from Northamptonshire

Submitted: 22/11/2015 23:07:10 | ID: 123859

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Claire Todd, England

Peugeot 207 CC 2010

When unlocking my Peugeot 207 CC the mirrors do not automatically open. Does anyone have any ideas as driving without them is dangerous?

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Inside the car where your mirror controls are where you select left and right mirrors pull it backwards while the ignition is on this toggle open and close states of the mirrors Chris Bee from England

Thanks so much! Just had a panic as thought my electrics had gone! Problem solved CSS from England

Brilliant!! Both my mirrors had locked closed and weren't opening. Just gone out to car and followed above instruction - all sorted - fabulous!!! Thank you so much ???????? Mags.B from Cheshire

Big help - Sorted it THANKS ! Jon from Surrey

Submitted: 20/09/2012 09:39:53 | ID: 81148

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Janis Greensall, Devon

Peugeot 208

My car suddenly became very slow to go up hills and if you went down into first gear it would suddenly come to life and fly up the hill, then suddenly it developed a ticking noise. I took it to the local Peugeot dealer who said they were waiting for a took to take the top of the engine off, they had it three weeks and nothing was done. So my local garage went and collected it but say they cannot find where the fault is. At first they thought it was the timing chain, but found it wasn't that, they say it could be the Sensors, Variable Valve timing sprockets or Variable Valve control sprockets but will have to replace each thing individually to find out what it is. They cannot run the engine with the rocket off as theinlet gas covers the rocket cover. Im not sure what all this means, have you any idea what could be the problem?

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If you're having trouble with the VVT sensors and dephaser actuators you would have been well advised to have it repaired by the Peugeot dealer rather than by an auto repair shop that doesn't have the tools, the knowledge or experience to repair the system Hugh from City of Glasgow

I have had the same problem on my 208 allure 1.2, 40,000 km. Car loses power, petrol consumption goes up and serious engine fault message displays. Taken car to Peugeot dealer/service and they said low cylinder pressure. Not sure of all ins and outs, but upshot is that they are replacing the engine. None in New Zealand, no eta on arrival. Peugeot gone silent. Based on my experience you are about to have serious problems. Carole Woollett from New Zealand

Submitted: 25/04/2017 17:10:33 | ID: 140896

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Chris, West Sussex

Peugeot 3008

Problems with the ECO Stop/Start. If I charge up the battery the stop start works perfectly until I drive on a wet day with lights and wipers on, which is understandable, but after that it never works again even after long (26 Mile) journeys. The garage is trying to blame "my style of driving" and that I don't do long journeys but it doesn't mention anything about that in the handbook. Is anyone else having problems with the stop/start?

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I have the same problem, car is just over a year old. Did a journey of 200 miles and still the stop start does not work. I think the Battery must be on its way out peugeot main dealer says not, and we just don't do enough mileage. I'm not convinced., anyone else know what to do. Rob from Kent

They all blame too many fans, etc on. The fact is the battery is not fit for purpose, you only get a 2 year warranty on a brand new battery. The volts only need to be depressed by .1 of a volt and the stop/ start will only work intermittently. In the winter it can hardly work at all. Peugot install there own battery which is expensive to replace when you can get an Exide with higher ampere hour for less money and a 3 year warranty, Brian Hubbard from Kent

Submitted: 18/03/2017 17:01:12 | ID: 139964

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Patricia davies, Merseyside

Peugeot 308

Car radio making a humming noise & not coming on also the mileage clock has changed from miles to kilometres , how to resolve this problem

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Hi there. I'm having same problem with my 308. Did you get answer to the problem you could share with me? Thanks. Craig Craig from Clackmannanshire

Hi, I'm getting exactly the same problem. Did you find a fix? Cassie from Somerset

Submitted: 07/04/2017 18:41:35 | ID: 140482

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trevor brown, Darlington

Peugeot Boxer

tyre valves keep going when standing and not getting used meaning in flat tyre. how do I solve this problem

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Do you meen the actual runner par perishing or the actual valve inside ? Are the wheels aluminium Rob copper from West Sussex

Submitted: 07/05/2017 20:09:12 | ID: 141156

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nathan procter, North Yorkshire

Peugeot Boxer

2013 peugeot boxer 2.2 van keeps losing power and engine management system displays and fault code p15 be when breakdown have done reading check. However, there is no smoke, no noise, vibration etc, just loss of power. Can anyone help?

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My boxer van keeps loosing power now it will not start at all what is causing it janet allison from Blackburn with Darwen

Submitted: 03/04/2017 13:39:22 | ID: 140383

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Peter Golden, Norfolk

Peugeot 308

The stereo/sat nav seems to have given up. For no apparent reason it suddenly ejected the cd and since then the ejection mechanism keeps working about every 20 seconds. Every thing else is now 'dead'. Also, the mile-ometer has reverted to KPH and I can't seem to change it. Any ideas?

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Hi Peter,I was wondering if you have got your radio sorted out,,as mine is doing the same thing.if so could you please let me know how to do it Many thanks Peter Davies Peter Davies from Merseyside

Hello Peter Golden My 308 does exactly the same as you describe but Peugeot dealership say they have never heard of these problems before. Car is 1 year out of warranty so I am being quoted £1300 for a new unit. I have been on to Peugeot customers care with no luck. Totally disgusted and will never buy a Peugeot again. If anyone has any ideas of how to fix it I would be grateful. Ed Brownbill from Norfolk

Submitted: 25/01/2017 17:18:07 | ID: 138414

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Pete Giannini, Mexico

Peugeot 206 CC 2004

My Peugeot 206 CC has a light on the dash saying that the passenger`s airbag is not working and has had this on for years. Just recently a beeping noise has started when I start moving the car. What is it and how do I disconnect it? Thanks so much.

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I have the same problem but the air bag light has now gone off and the beeping noise is there whenever I am travelling. When I stop at lights or slow to nearly stop it stops then when I go the beep continues. It’s like a warning. Checked airbag and no faults show up using a computer but it still carries on. I could do with a answer as well John Bradley from Lancashire

I cleared this fault by using the ignition key to turn passenger air bag to off position and back to on position without removing key. Maybe it cleaned or remade a circuit Bill Turbutt from Herefordshire

Hi, I have had the same problem. Bear in mind the electronics are under the seats. Sometimes my air bag lights come on if I move the seats so I just play around with them and they usually go off. If still having problem take it to an auto-electrician, its cheaper than Peugeot Simone Sanders from England

Hi, I have an rather annoying beeping when I drive my 206 CC over 5 kms. My Airbag lights have been on for some time but I was not concerned with this. Took my car to an auto-electrican (4 times) they maintained I needed new wiring! The beeping had started a year after purchasing and after I had a reversing camera installed. Instead of purchasing the new wire which would have cost $1000.00, I negotiated the option of resoldering the wire, this however was not sucessful, as the beeping continued. I have just taken my car to another garage who informed me to complete a diagnostic test and fix the beeping issue they would require having the car for 3-4 hours! At $140 plus GST I am relunctant to spend both the time and expense. Needless to say, the air bag light is off ;-) Apparently because I had mistakenly placed my jumper leads under the passenger seat, I had triggered a microswitch which resulted in the airbag light going on my dash board. You may want to investigate this? I googled microswitches for a Peugeot 206 on Google and a diagram comes up displaying where all the microswitches are located. I will investigate whether these can easily be replaced in the boot and on the roof to help eliminate the beeping. Good luck with your air bag dash board light warning. Tania from Palmerston North New Zealand ;-) Tania from New Zealand

Submitted: 26/02/2013 09:01:29 | ID: 90977

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Ged, Northumberland

Peugeot Expert

Hi can anyone advise me on the if there is a proper tool for removing calliper bolts when changing rear discs on expert van 2008 hid.i have a torx but cannot get in straight because of the rear coil and axle shape. Or should I be removing other parts. What I thought was a simple looking job has got me scratching my head.regards GED.

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you need a torqe spanner from machine mart sockets wont go in like you say s wild from South Yorkshire

Submitted: 25/04/2016 16:40:37 | ID: 130798

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Rachael, West Midlands

Peugeot 207

My Peugeot 207cc has a ECU/BSI fault and the roof or windows will not open. Main dealer estimates £1200-£1300 repair costs. Has anyone had this fault before and can advise. Thanks

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Hi try French diagnostics in telford they will sort it a lot cheaper David from West Midlands

01952583412 David from West Midlands

We have the same problem with ours, but it is intermittent. It was at main dealer today and they are getting advice from Peugeot technical team. I will let you know if they have any suggestions Martyn from Hampshire

Submitted: 23/05/2015 10:53:39 | ID: 116380

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Don Baggs, France

Peugeot 307 2006

Please help urgently. My Peugeot 307 diesel just made a doorbell type noise on turning the ignition and won’t start. I’m retired, live in France, don’t speak the language and live 5 miles from a garage. Is this problem likely to be the battery or something else? I’m marooned.

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I wish someone had answered your question - the same thing has just happened to me. Did you ever find an answer? Lady G from Australia

Submitted: 03/03/2014 14:27:21 | ID: 93143

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simon grundy, Herefordshire

Peugeot Expert

Hi there. I have a 2008 Expert 2 litre van. When I put my foot down or when going uphill I get a big plume of black smoke coming out of the exhaust. I have had the turbo checked and that seems fine. There are no other faults I know of and no warning lights appear on the dash. I'd really appreciate any advice. Many thanks.

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S**t fuel (supermarket) If lacking in power in 1st and 2nd gear could be a sticky turbo actuator mass air flow (maf) sensor most commonly fault is egr valve blank it and will end all tears take it down the motorway and kick its head in richie from Merseyside

I have the same problem on my 2008 expert but I changed air mass , EGR valve , turbo ,turbo sensor, vacuum box,changed hose from intercooler to turbo then had someone come out and give it a engine clean with a machine but still black smoke when you put your foot down don't know what to do next .can anyone help please. UK guy from Oxfordshire

Submitted: 02/07/2014 21:32:02 | ID: 98871

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CA, Essex

Peugeot 308

At 75,000 miles my 2008 Peugeot 308 (petrol, automatic) has just shown 'Error: Faulty Antipollution' message while I was driving. Even with the message on, the car continued to run normally but the engine management symbol (light) stayed on. What do I do?! Thanks in advance.

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Hi, this is a common fault, if you google the error you will find many horror stories of people paying a load of money to try and fix the problem and also lots of helpful tips. This error has appeared on my 308 (2008 Reg) twice in the last 2 years, with now being the 2nd time, and is currently in the garage waiting for a new turbo sensor - what ever that is! NB If your car is feeling sluggish and you feel like you are at times towing a caravan then please be careful as you may eventually just lose power completely. I could drive with this error fault for a couple of months and then out of the blue my car just stopped on the motorway at 11p.m.! The 1st time it appeared I asked my local garage, who did not have a diagnostic device, to change the oil filters in case there was dirt from the diesel clogging up the flow of fuel and this solved the problem... yeah!!. However, this time, after using a diagnostic device my car allowed the mechanic to clear the fault and reset itself, the car was taken out for a test drive and no fault appeared. However, after letting the car sit for 3 hours another test drive was done and a different error has now appeared to the cost of £130 just for the new senor! So good luck and just take it to a good diesel garage or a Peugeot dealer. Shirley Gunn from Cheshire

Submitted: 16/04/2017 01:08:46 | ID: 140662

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Way e, Cambridgeshire

Peugeot Expert

2008 expert professional, with 257,000 miles, regularly serviced every 10,000 miles. Driving the other day, van went into " slow / limp" mode, I was doing 60 mph@2000 rpm, when I tried to accelerate, there was no response, but it still plodded long, I pulled up and van cut out and wouldn't start..Its having starting issues, according to diagnostics, everything is fine, no broken sensors and everything appears to be working ok, am getting a good fuel flow and good pressure when ignition switched on. Running through diagnostics it's communicating and can see live information when trying to start. Getting round 150 bar when ingintion is turned on, when tiring to start the pressure drops, which indicates to me that the pressure / dump / return value ( what ever the correct terminology is ) is getting a signal saying that it's full / too much fuel... But with diagnostics it's still saying everything is fine... Have tried new pump, egr value, sensors etc...... I'm getting NO fault codes or waning lights, I'm erring towards an electical issue, has anyone experienced anything like this that could point me in the right direction.

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Has your vehicle got diesel particulate filter fitted (DPF) ? If so it sounds as if it has operated and needs resetting. When it gets clogged it puts vehicle into limp mode. It can be cleared if it is still running by putting it in a low gear and driving at high revs, the extra heat generated burns off the soot and generally solves the problem other wise it is a garage job. stan coldron from South Yorkshire

Submitted: 04/04/2017 13:41:47 | ID: 140401

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Scott Shipley, Leicestershire

Peugeot 208

Hi, approximately 3-4 times out of 10 when I pull off from stationery the gears judder making the whole car judder for a second or 2. This is really frustrating and embarrassing when I have friends in the car with me. Does anyone know what this could be? Is it something that anyone has had fixed by Peugeot? I love my car but this one thing is making me think about using a different car manufacturer when I renew later this year. many thanks.

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This is happening to me. I keep thinking my car is about to stall, even though it is an automatic. I've only had it 5 months but it's still under Peugout 3 year warranty. It's at the peugeot garage now and they tell me it could be the gearbox or it could be wear and tear. It's only 2.5 years old, how could it be wear and tear? Which of course isn't covered by the warranty. Surely it's the gearbox, which is covered by warranty. Surely...I love my car too, but I have a feeling that this is a problem that will only get worse. Helen from Stirling

Submitted: 08/02/2017 17:41:35 | ID: 138800

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