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My have no spark on the second coil park,I have new coils,but still the same,I replaced new crank sensor and cam sensor,new plugs also,my engine is EP6,207 cc it shakes so bad and show engine light
Submitted: 22/07/2016 21:17:58 | ID: 133739
When my air con is switched on, a fan in the engine kicks in after a few moments and is really loud. No warning lights or other problems. Just sounds like a helicopter. Not sure the best course of action.
Perfectly normal. This is what it is supposed to do. John from Essex
Submitted: 20/07/2016 09:12:11 | ID: 133670
Hi The engine management lamp / anti pollutant failure , comes up. It's worse when the car is warm , a loss of power as if in lymph mode.i took it to the Peguot dealers in Romford . They suggested a diagnostic test which highlighted an oxygen sensor. They ordered and replaced it but could not clear the engine management lamp. I was charged about £300 and the fault is still there.They now say they need to check up the loom for electrical resistance and they would need atleast 2 hours of labour which will cost me another £250 . I just gave up on the dealers.i have read up on the Internet and what struck my attention is the ECU timer reset . I hear that once in 80000 miles it's best to reset the timer or rebuild the ECU . I can neither see a coolant leak nor any rust on the ECU or the loom as suggested by an earlier comment from one of your customers . What would be your best advice ??? Send off for a ECU build which will cost me atleast £250 or ask the dealer to reset the timer on the ECU ?? I am confused !!! The car has done about 92000 miles and runs perfectly well while cold but goes into lymph mode as it warms up.
As I see it if you go for the rebuild you may well have to have the ECU programmed to the vehicle. I have read that at 80.000 miles or more the ECU does need to be updated and this might be your first port of call. John from Essex
Submitted: 18/07/2016 12:46:45 | ID: 133614
I removed the No 8 fuse ( 20 amp } by mistake from my Peugeot 207 and since then if I reset the clock it doesn't hold the time after I switch the ignition off. Also when I reset the remote to lock and unlock the doors this only woks for a short time.
Submitted: 12/07/2016 15:55:38 | ID: 133467
Hi. Driving home tonight I noticed the engine temp rising. I pulled over to find the car very wet underneath and found a coolant leak on the right side front of head gasket joint. AA was called and driver pressure tested the coolant system to properly see the leak. Its showing no usual signs of hgf and the AA thinks it could be a leak on thermostat housing side and pushing the coolant through hg area?? Has anyone heard of this? Car was and still is running perfectly
The thermostat housing is made of plastic and is a common fault on Peugeots. A very common fault is for it leak on to the wiring harness which causes major problems with the electrics. A new one can be purchased from £18 to £34 depending on model but it is imperative to get the right one. John from Essex
Submitted: 11/07/2016 22:06:36 | ID: 133448
What causes the car to not close windows or open and failure to spark in the plugs
Submitted: 10/07/2016 06:20:52 | ID: 133386
Hii have to keep filing the water up and when I turn the engine off the water drains on the floor what could this be please I've checked the oil and that looks fine thank you
Submitted: 07/07/2016 19:29:50 | ID: 133326
P0109 ,P0013 ,P0318 .ENGINE ECU FAULTS OK,BUT WHAT IS THE START/STOP CONTROL BECAUSE SAME FAULTS OCCUR UNDER START/STOP CONTROL. THANKS
Submitted: 07/07/2016 13:13:55 | ID: 133315
Alarm going off a few times last week then stop for a few days and now started again!!the alarm light it's been on and off also no lights when the alarm is going!! Should I take it to the garage??
Possibly your best bet is a "Peugeot Planet Diagnostic" dealer who will connect you car to a computer to diagnose the fault. John from Essex
Submitted: 07/07/2016 10:17:41 | ID: 133311
Ive got a 2009 1.4 207 4 door petrol,had no problems until this morning when i went to start it "antipolution fault" came up on the display and now the car wont start ? do i have to acknowledge the alarm before i can start the car? im on a navy base so getting it to a garage is going to be a problem unless i can get it started, is it worth trying to jump start it or would this do more damage than good?
Answer been posted previously..... The light / message that you have on now is typical of the Peugeot models - because they have an anti pollution device called a DPF - Diesel Particulate Filter system installed ... and they need particular service every so many thousand miles - usually around the 80,000 miles mark... Basically what will need doing if its around that mileage, is to have the system serviced as I say - which includes cleaning of the DPF system filters - and replenishing of the special injection system fluid ... Then when the whole procedure has been done - they use diagnostic equipment to reset the "timer" on the Ecu - control unit computer system on the car - and thats that for the next 80,000 miles or so... Peugeot dealers are best used for this because its a specialised job that requires specialised equipment ... Some smaller garages are equipped to do the job - you would have to ring round locally... Typically Peugeot will charge around 90 - 100£ for this job.. What you can try -if the mileage is not close to 80k... is to do this... Take the car on a run - you need a good clear road - motorway ideally - where you can drive the car - in 4th gear - for a sustained period of 15 - 20 miles at 60 mph. This has the effect of getting the exhaust particulate system hotter than normal and so if its just clogging - this will generally clean the system up. If that works, on the next start up, the message will be off... so you can try that as I say.. but if it is close to the 80,000 , you may as well have it done properly as it will need the new fluid - tank replenishing , the light ( message ) will not go out if this is the case. We see a lot of Peugeot 207 ECUs failing, causing the 'anti pollution fault' message to be displayed, failure of the coolant temperature sensor/gauge, with a constant overheat warning light on the dashboard, this will also cause the coolant fan to run constantly and may cause engine idling problems, also fault codes stored for the thermostat heater control, this also applies to petrol models. John from Essex
Submitted: 05/07/2016 15:57:46 | ID: 133272
I bought a peoguet 207 2 years ago it over heated I had the radiator replace and something else replaced not sure of the name of the part still over heating and then I had the head skimmed. Now the revs are to high when I touch the excelerator and there is no power it's getting worse by the day. Can you please advise me me. ..??Thanks Tracey
Submitted: 03/07/2016 23:30:49 | ID: 133225
ESP light showing for a month then clutch heavy and smoking burning smell clutch pedal hard to push down? Is it new clutch needed or just a fluid top up? Please advice
Could well be lack of fluid, top up the container, but if problem still persists I would suspect the clutch giving up. Burning smell would indicate the clutch plate or release bearing. John from Essex
Peugeot 207 dynamic stability control ESP/ESR dash warning light - The ESP/ASR system is put into service automatically when the vehicle is started. Unless the system has been deactivated, if this warning light and the indicator light on the button come on, this indicates the occurence of a fault in the ESP/ASR system. John from Essex
Submitted: 29/06/2016 21:32:21 | ID: 133112
hi my window/mirror panel is always live and illuminated can you advise me on how to fix this regards doug
Submitted: 29/06/2016 21:18:20 | ID: 133110
Whenever I top up on Diesel it does not seem too last as long as it used to, this has only started to happen within the last couple of weeks, I have checked for leaks and there doesn't seem to be any. Do you have any idea if there may be anything wrong with the car?
Submitted: 28/06/2016 13:37:36 | ID: 133063
I have a Peugot 207cc 207 model just done 22000 miles, Car has been running well with no problems just flew though its mot and service. Was on my way home from work when a very loud banging started from the engine (drivers side) any one had the same problem? No warning lights or faults on dash and still drives fine. Any suggestions would really help.
Submitted: 24/06/2016 19:16:59 | ID: 132963
hi,recently when i start my car in the morning it starts up and shortly switches off so i have to keep on raving it up for it to warm up,any idea of what the issue could be?????
Submitted: 23/06/2016 15:32:14 | ID: 132919
Hi there, My car has done 65,000 miles and had a lot of faults with water getting into the ecu and hopefully fixed now and had new timer belt installed, 2 weeks ago. I was driving home last night and I could smell a burning smell, the bonnet was hot. I checked the water and ok. Please can you help? Thank you
How did you fix the ecu water damage Ibby from Lancashire
Call 01952583412 French diagnostics number hope you get fixed David from West Midlands
Submitted: 16/06/2016 21:57:31 | ID: 132737
When I start up my car a message comes up check oil level,after about 5 seconds the message clears.I have checked oil level and it is fine on the dipstick.Has anyone else had this problem.
I had same problem. I have read that after topping up the oil to the correct level it can take up to three quarters of an hour for the electronics to recognise the correct level. John from Essex
Submitted: 15/06/2016 07:30:07 | ID: 132691
Good day, I have bought a second hand car peugeot 207 2008 model leaking oil and tripping water just a little, after driving it for some time it over hearted, i replaced the fan and the raditor but now the water is leaking inside the car, what could it be the problem. peugeot parts are very expensive in SA and they are costing me a lot of money......we thinking it could it be the airconditioner or the hearter pipes. i might be wrong. please assist thanks
Definitely not the air conditioner. My money would be on the heater matrix has blown a hole, a common fault. John from Essex
Submitted: 13/06/2016 14:22:50 | ID: 132617
I have replaced the steering rack on my Peugeot 207 and its working smooth now but the steering warning light is still on and on board computer shows me " Faulty steering rack". Any suggestions as to what could be wrong now ?
Submitted: 10/06/2016 14:57:34 | ID: 132533
PEUGEOT (CARS) Just bought a 207 hddI 08 plate. And there seems to be splash of oil hitting the underside of the hood. Onto the silver heat reflecter near side. Not much but oil all said and done. I've put tissus in various parts of the engine around this area. But still cannot find where it's coming from. Help
Submitted: 08/06/2016 00:32:48 | ID: 132436
Hi there, any help would he much appreciated. I've recently had all four fuel injectors changes on my 1.6 207 Allure 2011. My car has driven very well for the last two days since picking it up from the garage two days ago even including a 40minute journey there & back on the motorway no problem at all. However today I have noticed when I turn my car on its not a smooth start like it usually is, its not miss firing but very sluggish when turning on. No fault lights showing & the var seems to be running fine aprt from not turning On well.
Submitted: 06/06/2016 17:57:36 | ID: 132401
A fault message came up on my 207 re a nearside light; I have fixed the light, but the message keeps coming up when I start the engine. How do I clear the message?
I had the same problem with this same light, The bulb was working so I changed the bulb and all was well. I have been told that the rear lights do have an earthling problem so make sure you have a good earth point. John from Essex
Submitted: 03/06/2016 18:59:18 | ID: 132338
Hi my car recently died due to a faulty earth wire and now it's fixed I have no radio (code needed) I've heard the code is on the side of my radio if I pull it out is this true? And I it is how do I put the code in as the screen where the clock temp and radio is, Is just flashing and won't let me enter anything thank you for your help Damo
The radio does not have a code. The BSI unit is programmed to the specific radio. This unit controls multiple functions such as the clock etc. There is a long drawn out procedure whereby the BSI unit resets itself if it has been corrupted by disconnecting the battery. The BSI unit is basically a computer which handles a multitude of functions such as odometer value, central locking, radio, lights and immobiliser. Some later Bsi units are liable to corrupt their own software program if not “woken up” in a specific way after programming keys or battery disconnection. The details of this are explored thoroughly in a Peugeot TSB but I will summarise for you briefly. 1. Disconnect the diagnostic tool. 2. Put the driver’s window down, lift the bonnet and ensure all equipment is switched off. 3. Ensure all doors are closed and remove key from the ignition. 4. Wait for 3 minutes, disconnect the vehicle battery and wait 15 seconds. 5. Reconnect the vehicle battery, wait a further 10 seconds (do not open doors.) 6. Switch on the side lights through the driver's window. 7. Switch on the ignition and check system’s functionality. 8. Hold lock button on key down for 10 seconds. 9.remove key open & close door test central locking system 10. Start the engine and complete the system’s check. Failure to follow this procedure could result in incorrect operation of many BSI related items. It did take three attempts following this procedure before it worked. I take no responsibility for what damage may be incurred. John from Essex
Submitted: 02/06/2016 18:54:27 | ID: 132301
I have a Peugeot 207 and over the weekend it told me my oil was low so I put some in and the error went but since then the fan comes on as soon as I start the car and stays on for about 15 mins after I'v turned the car off. The temp gauges aren't moving at all the stay at the bottom. Any idea what this could be? It's going to the garage Monday but am I ok to still drive it I'm lost with out it Thank you x
So long as the oil is now at the correct level it will be O.K to drive. Peugeot electrics are nightmare, designed by a psychopath . John from Essex
Submitted: 02/06/2016 05:52:45 | ID: 132267
When i start my car a engine management faulty and a antipolution faulty error appears? What size plug spanner is used to remove plugs?
14mm Deep Drive Socket.. Also read the previous post by Susan Stearn, Bournemouth, regarding anti pollution warning light. John from Torbay
Submitted: 01/06/2016 07:51:57 | ID: 132209
When i start my car a engine management faulty and a antipolution faulty error appears? What size plug spanner is used to remove plugs?
Submitted: 01/06/2016 07:50:51 | ID: 132208
Is there a type of plate maybe a heat plate under the car which can come loose? Can it be removed safely or is it essential?
Margaret, if it silvered looking thing then it will be head deflector or shroud protecting the bodywork, fuel pipes and perhaps other components from the heat produced in your exhaust pipes. They do suffer from deterioration.. they are usually aluminium and rot with road salt... and when they get loose, they rattle like mad sometimes. Some will say it is not essential and can be removed because as you drive there's enough draught to prevent overheating.. but.. if you get stuck in traffic jams, what happens then? I'd get it fixed and refitted.. it's a part that can be fettled and a bracket added to fix it.. cheaper than buying new one. R Evans from Caerphilly
The other thing is it will stop setting light to long grass if you happen to park on it with a very hot exhaust pipe. John from Essex
Submitted: 28/05/2016 12:10:08 | ID: 132108
When in traffic and you are stop starting it stops dead as soon as you push clutch down and brake pedal goes hard then a smell of burning
Submitted: 24/05/2016 15:17:42 | ID: 131969
Hi I own the Peugeot 207 and have recently found the car wouldn't unlock the drivers side door without turning the key all other doors unlocked which was fine. Now though the front passenger door won't open with the fob anymore u have to open it from inside the car. It doesn't sound like it is unlocking when I open it from inside. Can anyone advise me on what I can do to resolve this thanks
Submitted: 23/05/2016 12:12:39 | ID: 131903
I took my car for the MOT this morning. There were no warning lights on or anything else that would alert me. When I picked my car up, the info.alert was telling me there was 'faulty anti pollution' and the engine management light was on. As I said the car was perfectly ok before I took it for the mot. I took it back to the garage, the guy plugged the computer in and everything went back to normal. I drove it home and everything was normal. When I went back out again the same thing happened, the light came on and warning system alert came on. The car passed all the emissions test, I don't want scamming for unnecessary work as they wanted to charge me £30 to plug the computer back in!,
The light / message that you have on now is typical of the Peugeot models - because they have an anti pollution device called a DPF - Diesel Particulate Filter system installed ... and they need particular service every so many thousand miles - usually around the 80,000 miles mark... Basically what will need doing if its around that mileage, is to have the system serviced as I say - which includes cleaning of the DPF system filters - and replenishing of the special injection system fluid ... Then when the whole procedure has been done - they use diagnostic equipment to reset the "timer" on the Ecu - control unit computer system on the car - and thats that for the next 80,000 miles or so... Peugeot dealers are best used for this because its a specialised job that requires specialised equipment ... Some smaller garages are equipped to do the job - you would have to ring round locally... Typically Peugeot will charge around 90 - 100£ for this job.. What you can try -if the mileage is not close to 80k... is to do this... Take the car on a run - you need a good clear road - motorway ideally - where you can drive the car - in 4th gear - for a sustained period of 15 - 20 miles at 60 mph. This has the effect of getting the exhaust particulate system hotter than normal and so if its just clogging - this will generally clean the system up. If that works, on the next start up, the message will be off... so you can try that as I say.. but if it is close to the 80,000 , you may as well have it done properly as it will need the new fluid - tank replenishing , the light ( message ) will not go out if this is the case. We see a lot of Peugeot 207 ECUs failing, causing the 'anti pollution fault' message to be displayed, failure of the coolant temperature sensor/gauge, with a constant overheat warning light on the dashboard, this will also cause the coolant fan to run constantly and may cause engine idling problems, also fault codes stored for the thermostat heater control. This also applies to petrol models. John from Essex
Submitted: 19/05/2016 18:00:42 | ID: 131700
My car indicated the power steering light and there after the stop sign gave me a warning and the car is no more starting, the steering wheel is also stiff.
Submitted: 18/05/2016 05:58:44 | ID: 131645
Hi, After getting pads and discs fitted at my local garage i now have several warning lights on my dash board. Engine fault ,Repair needed,abs stop and power steering lights. If i ignore the warning lights the car runs and drives as good as normal. My local garage put it onto his examiner system and was able to show me there were no errors showing in the system on his laptop. I dont know if it is connected to the brake repair or just a coincidence as the mechanic said when he drove the car into the garage the abs light on the dash was slow to go out before he started to fit the new pads. My peugeot 207 is a 61 plate with 23000 miles on the clock. The garage was able to reset the system and put the lights out, However they came back on as soon as i drove the car. Thanks Billy
they may have disturned the sensor position when they did the brakes.. and it's no longer picking up the signal it needs to believe everything is OK R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 17/05/2016 13:16:33 | ID: 131617
Can you please help me the warning lights keep flashing and making a buzzing noise on my 207cc peugeot saying that the exterior lights, side lights,headlights,mainly all lights need attention or not working but there is nothing wrong with any of my lights. Please Help its driving me mad. Karly x
The 207 is known to have a bad earthing problem with lighting in particular. Make sure battery earth lead is securely connected to the battery and the other end making a good connection to the engine/frame. John from Essex
Submitted: 11/05/2016 11:06:37 | ID: 131411
Hi, I was just wondering if there were any common faults known with difficulty selecting reverse gear or reverse gear jumping out on a Peugeot 207 cc. Regards
Submitted: 10/05/2016 19:07:22 | ID: 131393
Bought this little car a year ago - had no bother with it at all - now when starting up it beeps and message says " info" faulty emission - any ideas?? Thank you
Submitted: 09/05/2016 19:27:16 | ID: 131358
what is the letter A on the drivers side next to the window button?
It selects the operation of the nearside or offside mirror adjustment switch. John from Essex
the letter A stands for Automatic.. when you push the button down fully and release it, the window should continue to open.. the same for closing ! R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 04/05/2016 18:35:49 | ID: 131169
Hi I have been having a few issues with my Peugeot 207s. When I drive the car its fine but as soon as it warms up and I've stopped (eg waiting to pick someone up with engine running) the engine makes random vibrating - grinding noises that last for maybe 1 minute then stop then again for 1 minute. It idles fine with no erratic needle change at all just a weird noise that I can feel when I'm sitting in the car at a stop. Any info would be great its driving me mad and I'm concerned that its something that I going to cause a major issue. ??
my car does the same, it has been like that since I bought it from Arnold Clark 2 years ago they said it was normal as it was a sport car???? when I start it up the car just starts revving and my foot is not on the pedal b ut they at Arnold Clark keep saying nothing is wrong, I have been driving for more than I care to admit and I have never had this from a car sarah from City of Glasgow
Check air conditioning isn't on if it is when the car makes the noise switch off ac and see if the noise goes away. This could be a normal AC noise tripping in and out. A cresswell from Derbyshire
Submitted: 04/05/2016 17:20:40 | ID: 131167
when i turn the ignition key sometimes for a split second nothing happens. then i turn it again and it starts but i have to reset the clock and radio as if the power has been disconnected . this only happens intermittently any ideas what it might be anyone.
Submitted: 03/05/2016 19:41:52 | ID: 131123
Hello , i have a Peugeot 207 150hp 2006 , petrol , i have a question about the oil tempreture , when i buy the car, the tempreture was 84 , but few days ago , was high to 90 degreece, is that normal Best regards Bobby
no real issue Borislav, but change the oil for correct amount of correct grade and see if it returns to 84.. it may just be an indication that the oil is due a change.. but it's not a significant rise in temperature anyway. R Evans from Caerphilly
90 degrees is the normal running temperature. John from Essex
Submitted: 26/04/2016 19:59:08 | ID: 130850
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