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Max Whitney, Essex

Peugeot 207

Had the 'old' problem of the wing mirrors but just took your advice and pulled back on the window adjuster and vwola it is working fine now. Thank you saved me a trip to the dealer. Just got to sort out my remkte now!!

Submitted: 02/12/2016 15:47:37 | ID: 137108

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Lonwabo Fodo, South Africa

Peugeot 207

Good Day My car was driving fine then I stopped at a fuelling station for just 2 minutes ,switched of the car went inside and when I tried to start it again it wouldn't instead all I get is a buzzing sound from the under hood fuse box and a clicking on the fuse panel under the dash by the passengers side, I suspected it was a faulty battery so I got a new one but nothing ,even tried jumping the car still nothing when I turn the key on but a constant buzzing in the fuse box unit under the hood in the front of the car ,and an antipollution warning with and engine light by the speedometer, the car does not even crank , when the car gets any form of power like when I open the doors the buzzing starts then stops then when I put the key in and turn it on the buzzing starts what could be the problem please assist as I'm desperate , I bought a new fuse panel as I thought the other one was busted but the buzzing continued now I am totally lost

Submitted: 21/11/2016 13:46:37 | ID: 136838

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Ken Murrell, South Yorkshire

Peugeot 207

When the engine is cold the gear selection is very stiff but when it has warmed up the selection is fine apart from selecting 1st gear from standstill when the car shudders as if you are doing a racing start are the two things connected and would changing oil cure it, and which oil needs to be changed. Thanks in advance for any responses.

Submitted: 19/11/2016 07:51:42 | ID: 136784

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Fanuel Akich, Kenya

Peugeot 207

Woke up today. Started the car reversed well from the car park,,when I engaged drive option I saw the warning gear box faulty in the dashboard. It then stopped and i was able to drive to work. Would want to know what the problem could be...My engine is trip tonic both manual and automatic. Kindly desperate for an answer advice appropriately please

Submitted: 17/11/2016 10:45:00 | ID: 136755

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julie hrdy, Cambridgeshire

Peugeot 207

hi we recently brought a 207 cc sport there is a tapping noise coming from near the top cam shaft pulley we have been told its the timing chain and then was told is was the viable value pulley so at a loss any ideas we have had a dianostic done and everything is fine

Submitted: 14/11/2016 14:26:00 | ID: 136690

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caroline daniel, New Zealand

Peugeot 207

when i drive from place to place within 40 mins stop and then start again my auto gears wont lock into drive or revverse and wen it does it makes a bang noise wen it engages.Sometime i turn the car off for ten minutes and start again and it is fine is it my gear box and where can i find the dip stick for gear box. My window wiper spray doesnt work either and i have checked for blockage. Advice please by the way it is a 2005 model

Submitted: 11/11/2016 23:32:57 | ID: 136627

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Anne, Hertfordshire

Peugeot 207

Hello My Peugeot 207 cc has just had an mot, & seems ok. Last few days a loud clicking has come from the air con / heating unit, but only when the engine is first turned on. After between 2 to 20 clicks they stop & car runs fine. Anyone have any ideas why it's clicking ? Thanks a lot, regards Anne

Submitted: 10/11/2016 17:04:14 | ID: 136603

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norman, Essex

Peugeot 207

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

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

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Gillian Knott, Leicestershire

Peugeot 207

How do I deactivate traffic announcements on my car?

Submitted: 06/11/2016 13:43:31 | ID: 136509

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Gillian Knott, Leicestershire

Peugeot 207

How do I deactivate traffic announcements..?

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Hi all you need to do is press the TA button on the radio/CD player to deactivate the traffic announcements. Julie from Hampshire

Submitted: 06/11/2016 13:24:30 | ID: 136507

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Richard Holden, Leicestershire

Peugeot 207

My oil cap seems trapped and I don't know why, it turns and loosen but won't lift out and I can't see why Can anyone help why?!?

Submitted: 04/11/2016 17:10:57 | ID: 136477

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Stacey, Newport

Peugeot 207

I've had my car a few months now and one day out of the blue it wouldn't start, got jump leads and it started fine, again another day another day it wouldn't start thought it may be battery so got a new battery. A few times now I've got to go in my car and it won't start but a few hours or even a day later it would start again. I had the aa come out to look at it and they said it's not starting motor or battery etc he said maybe electrical fault my window was down and it won't go back up at all

Submitted: 25/10/2016 10:38:38 | ID: 136231

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ann dunn, Darlington

Peugeot 207

just had new battery and clutch and key fob batteries fitted 2 days ago to our Peugeot 207 year 2007 with 47500 miles on clock it wont start what may be the problem

Submitted: 23/10/2016 15:43:53 | ID: 136183

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Fred Cartlidge, Yorkshire

Peugeot 207

The engine turns over ok but does not always fire sometimes fires and dies sometimes starts then runs ok but anti pollution light flashes and engine management light on all time

Submitted: 16/10/2016 12:52:16 | ID: 135993

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Doug, Oxfordshire

Peugeot 207

Hi if I leave my 207 for a couple of days the battery loses charge this is because the door control panels are permanently illuminated and live can anyone help with problem

Submitted: 15/10/2016 21:32:26 | ID: 135983

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dave, Bristol

Peugeot 207

hi I have got the air bag light coming on and also a power supply fault light that comes on . but the car still drives fine .it comes and goes

Submitted: 06/10/2016 18:58:50 | ID: 135765

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paul, Warwickshire

Peugeot 207

hi . When it is damp or wet i go to start the car i turn the ignition and all the dash lights go out and also the radio goes dead. if i turn the ignition off and then try to start the car again it will turn over and start as it shoulddo . This does not happen every time it is wet but it seems to be getting worse.When it happens i have to reset the radio details again as if it has been disconnected.. Any ideas any one

Submitted: 03/10/2016 17:55:15 | ID: 135683

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Paul, West Midlands

Peugeot 207

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

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

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Huzaifah, Kenya

Peugeot 207

Hi I have a pegeout 207 1300cc manual automatic gear I just imported it recently from Japan, the car whether in gear or not the car follows the slope (it acts as if its in neutral) unless I accelerate it could this be an idling problem or clutch problem or is this normal with Manual automatic peugeots.

Submitted: 01/10/2016 10:36:41 | ID: 135628

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Jon, North Yorkshire

Peugeot 207

When traveling to work this morning doing about 50 the display went off as did the radio and lost all power the car slowly came to a stop dash lights was still on as was the head lights but no warning light I left it 5secs then re started it and it seemed to all come back on and was fine any ideas

Submitted: 30/09/2016 06:35:36 | ID: 135593

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AHMAD ZULFIKAR, Malaysia

Peugeot 207

Outdoor temperature show that -9 to 0. I believed that the temperature sensor at outdoor was faulty. Is the faulty temperature will effect the air conditioner fail to working, which is cause indoor blowers feel warm?

Submitted: 27/09/2016 08:03:44 | ID: 135503

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Duke, Surrey

Peugeot 207

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

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

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

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

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nicolas colin miller, Northamptonshire

Peugeot 207

my 207 will not start some mornings if it dose not on first turn i have to pump throtal till itwill

Submitted: 19/09/2016 19:57:57 | ID: 135300

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caroline blackburn, West Midlands

Peugeot 207

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

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

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

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Robin, Buckinghamshire

Peugeot 207

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

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

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

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Danielle Hart, Leicestershire

Peugeot 207

Iv had a new bsi n ecu unit and fuse box and still not ticking over to turn on any info on this please

Submitted: 13/09/2016 10:13:13 | ID: 135140

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Carol Dutton, Cheshire

Peugeot 207

Does anyone else have a problem with their passenger door lock when it has been in direct sunlight/extreme heat? This has happened a few times now, when I've not been able to lock the door properly, but when you leave car in shade for a while, it then seems OK!

Submitted: 07/09/2016 23:49:40 | ID: 135010

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Mtohmaz, Lebanon

Peugeot 207

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

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

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

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Kevin, Oxfordshire

Peugeot 207

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

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

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

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Kevin, Oxfordshire

Peugeot 207

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

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

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

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Bal Kisan Das, Nigeria

Peugeot 207

One of a coil is not getting electric supply. please guide me.

Submitted: 03/09/2016 15:39:26 | ID: 134878

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Mike, Somerset

Peugeot 207

Brown 2 pin connector above oil level sensor.

Submitted: 01/09/2016 03:13:31 | ID: 134808

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Daniel, Leicestershire

Peugeot 207

Hi started the car up yesterday and there was no throttle/accelerations Called out AA who advised it was the throttle potentiometer broken and needed a new throttle actuator. AA then towed my to my local garage who have advised me that they cannot fix it and needs to go to a main dealer which I AA are going to charge me nearly £100 to get the car to a main dealer Can this problem be fixed by a local garage or is it a major job that only the main dealer can fix

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The answer depends on what engine you have, some are fitted with a throttle cable connected to the throttle body., others are fitted with a "Fly by Wire" i.e a potentiometer accelerator pedal which can be had on Ebay from £15 to £30.. Any garage worth it's salt can fit either. John from Essex

Submitted: 31/08/2016 21:45:41 | ID: 134806

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Steve, Bristol

Peugeot 207

Hi I have just noticed recently that when I push the air conditioning button, the button lights up ok, but there is no sound of the air con unit starting up and the fan just blows air, not the cold air I have set using the dial. Could you please tell me where the air con fuse is, so that I can check if this has blown. Also, if this fuse is not at fault, what else may be the problem. Thank you for your time, very much appreciated. Steve form Bristol

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Fuse 1 in the main fuse box next to the battery controls the fan and relay, the relay may possibly be at fault. There should be a distinct "clunk" when the A/C clutch engages and a rise in engine revs. John from Essex

your system may also need a re-gas R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 31/08/2016 07:31:42 | ID: 134780

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hodgson, Wiltshire

Peugeot 207

The front drivers window will go down and therefore the roof will also activate but the window will not return to the closed position. What is the solution?

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See drivers handbook on how to Re-initialisation of windows after a malfunction John from Essex

Submitted: 30/08/2016 13:55:04 | ID: 134760

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Peugeot 207, West Midlands

Peugeot 207

Hi there Does anyone know if its right that you have to put your foot on the accelerator pedal in order to start your 207? I have one garage who I bought it from saying you do and the other garage who I bought it to have a look at said you don't... Thanks Lorcan

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You do NOT have to put your foot on the loud pedal to start the car. The Peugeot engine has direct fuel injection so will start without any further aid unlike other engines that have a metered mixture of fuel and air to start the engine... The dealer you bought it from is telling you rubbish. John from Essex

Submitted: 26/08/2016 18:10:23 | ID: 134672

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Elleni Christoforides, East Sussex

Peugeot 207

I have a 08 plate 207cc. I've noticed when the car has been parked, usually during the day at work, that when I start her up, she revs without me even touching the accelerator. It gets worse when the car has been in the sun... Anyone else have the same problem??

Submitted: 26/08/2016 16:10:43 | ID: 134669

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Cisca Abrams, South Africa

Peugeot 207

To whom it may concern I have a Peugeot 207 Convertible car. The problem is the water evaporates but i don;t know where because there are no leaks. Every time I am driving from town to town with is 30min apart I have to check the water. It is normal. What can the problem be because it is not ok or fun to drive the car like that. Thank You!

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waiting for a reply please Cisca Abrams from South Africa

First thought is the cylinder head gasket, common problem with the 207 engine... In the broader sense, don't the those two words - French and reliability - in the same sentence, seem to raise questions? John from Essex

Submitted: 26/08/2016 15:35:20 | ID: 134666

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Jack, Warwickshire

Peugeot 207

When I turn the key to ignition a stop light briefly comes on Then goes away is this anything to be concerned about ?

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Quite normal, no need to worry John from Essex

Submitted: 24/08/2016 17:42:27 | ID: 134618

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Hugh Franks, City of Glasgow

Peugeot 207

A red vertical line appears on the dash board next to the milage indicated this line can look like a half arrow with the top part pointing either left or right

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I believe this will be the car telling you to change up a gear. Simon from West Midlands

Submitted: 18/08/2016 18:48:26 | ID: 134453

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