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Can anyone help please? I have a 2010 Peugeot 207 and suddenly from cold, when starting the engine, after about 8 seconds I get an audible warning and it shows on the screen "engine temperature too high". The temperature gauge is at maximum and the red light in the temperature gauge is on. The engine fan starts running and continues until about 6 minutes after switching off the engine. The lower screen shows the word STOP. This is NOT possible as the engine is stone cold. There are no leaks and the car runs normally. I have just paid out £1260 for a service and a steering ECU replacement on my wife s Peugeot 107 at a rip off merchant-sorry I should have said "dealer" and I do not want to do the same again. Please help? (1.4)
Submitted: 10/12/2013 10:02:48 | ID: 23820
My Peugeot 207`s engine recently gets an idle fail in the morning and will only run continuously after 3-4 cranks. Also, my service mileage counter is reducing by 100 Km for every 10 Km done. How can this be rectified? (1.4E)
Submitted: 06/12/2013 09:34:27 | ID: 23695
What must I do if my Peugeot 207`s steering cannot unlock? (1.4 X-line 5door)
Submitted: 28/11/2013 10:57:43 | ID: 23575
My Peugeot 207`s temperature warning light is on but the engine appears not to be overheating. Why is this?
Submitted: 26/11/2013 14:14:39 | ID: 23526
Hi, I hope you can help. I recently bought my Peugeot 207 and after purchase I noticed that when I switch the engine off it shudders. I put the car into the garage who gave it a thorough check up and it was given the all clear. They say I have a rattle in the baffles but it is okay, no need to change, however it`s very annoying. I spoke to the exhaust centre who said it may not be that. Has anyone else come across this?
Submitted: 25/11/2013 12:06:05 | ID: 23448
My Peugeot 207 gives an error message that the Engine Management System is faulty and then stalls. When I try to start it again it makes a noise on the engine side and when I try to swing it the key does not want to start it? What`s wrong?
Submitted: 21/11/2013 11:03:05 | ID: 23311
The lighting behind the heating control panel is gone on my wife`s Peugeot 207. Are these bulbs readily available for replacement? (Hatchback)
Submitted: 14/11/2013 15:35:10 | ID: 23085
My Peugeot 207 makes a strange cracking noise from the front when braking, both at high and low speeds and especially on steering lock and warm engine. Does anyone know why? (1.6 hdi 5 dr)
Submitted: 12/11/2013 16:04:35 | ID: 23015
I`ve just paid £5000 for a Peugeot 207 GT HDI. Now the depollution light has come on and the car`s cutting out so I can`t drive it safely. What`s the problem?
Submitted: 12/11/2013 09:42:46 | ID: 22953
Both my engine water temperature and oil temperature gauges stopped working at the same time and I cannot get warm air to come through the heating system of my Peugeot 207. The water gauge did work for a short period but just went up and down? Any ideas if this is the sensors, thermostat, electrical or engine management system? Thanks. (1.4 (75) sport)
Submitted: 11/11/2013 12:17:21 | ID: 22916
My Peugeot 207 has it`s engine warning light on and anti pollution fault. Also other warning lights keep popping up like electric circuit fault and airbag light but go back off. There`s no power loss and it`s been in Arnold Clark twice but is still not fixed. Any suggestions?
Submitted: 07/11/2013 14:29:38 | ID: 22825
I have a 2007 Peugeot 207 150GT and the fault is that the engine management light is staying on all of the time. Can anyone advise me what needs to be done to rectify this? The garage said that the timing had slipped and the turbo cooling was faulty and they would repair it at a price of £1000. Please reply as I am thinking of selling the car. Regards. (150 GT)
Submitted: 07/11/2013 09:37:41 | ID: 22764
When accelerating in my Peugeot 207 I get a whining noise and when I dip the clutch it goes away. I`ve just bought the car from Arnold Clark 5 days ago. Any ideas? Thanks.
Submitted: 05/11/2013 14:06:20 | ID: 22741
My Peugeot 207 is beeping at me saying stop, anti brakes system. I took it to a garage and they have given me the codes esr ars I think without checking. They said I can only get this done at a Peugeot dealer, where I have had previous experience of them trying to charge £1,300 for a starter motor which I took elsewhere to get done, so you can imagine how I really don’t want to go back there. Please can anyone help?
Submitted: 04/11/2013 10:11:15 | ID: 22626
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I’ve had my Peugeot 207 about a month and when I put my heater on to warm air the temperature gauge increases but my heater is just blowing out cold air. Does anyone know any solution or how much it would be to get fixed?
Check the coolant level. Sounds like you have none. Refer to the manual for where to put it. Mine is on your left as you open the bonnet. It’s pressurised so make sure the car has settled for 20 mins if it has been driven. - Andrew from Berkshire
Submitted: 31/10/2013 14:36:44 | ID: 22494
Hi. Lately I bought a Peugeot 207 1.6 hdi 90bhp 2008 model. It`s a very comfortable car and seems great. While driving it I noticed that when I reach 100Km/hr and more, the speedo needle does not increment smoothly but it skips from 100 to 120 for example! It does not increase smoothly. Does anyone have any idea of what that could be?
Submitted: 31/10/2013 14:33:15 | ID: 22492
Hello. I need a new engine for my Peugeot 207 1.6 HDI. The turbo went which sucked the oil and blew the big end/ engine. My engine code is HZ. Can I replace it with an HY engine code? I am told as long as I get the correct turbo I am okay to replace with an HY bare engine from a Citroen? (207 1.6 HDI)
Submitted: 29/10/2013 14:18:33 | ID: 22437
I have just bought my Peugeot 207 and when I go over the speed limit I get a voice telling me that I am over the speed limit. How do I turn this off? It’s driving me to distraction. (Sportium)
Submitted: 29/10/2013 11:49:32 | ID: 22414
My radio on my Peugeot 207 on FM Band states Input 1? How do I get this cleared to set up stations on FM Band? Medium Wave and CD all work okay but there is no FM Band other than message Input 1. Can anyone help/advise? Thanks.
Submitted: 04/10/2013 16:10:14 | ID: 21614
Hi. I have just got a Peugeot 207 gti 1.6 175 bhp. It`s a great car but when the car has been left for a while (4 hours or more) the car when first starts is a little rattly and crackly. Then I push the acceleration on it`s load crackly for a few minutes and when it`s left to run for 5 minutes it sounds quieter, but the engine is a little loud like a diesel, a little quieter but noticeable. Is this normal? It just sounds a little too loud and it`s coming from the top of the engine like the pistons but I`m not sure. When driving it sounds fine but I need some help to find out if there is something wrong. (It`s a finance car and still in warranty by the way). Any ideas please?
You need to set your tapets. - Rohit Banmali from England
Submitted: 30/09/2013 09:56:30 | ID: 21404
Why does the warning sign come up on my Peugeot 207 saying "air pollution system not working" causing me to lose power? I then have to turn the ignition off and restart the car, which it does with no problems. This has happened a couple of times, once on the motorway which is not good when you are travelling at speed and you suddenly come to a halt.
Submitted: 27/09/2013 11:23:42 | ID: 21357
Why do I constantly get warnings and bleeps that my Peugeot 207`s sidelights, brake lights, direction indicators, fog lamps and reversing lamps are faulty when none of them are? I cannot find any remedy online. Does anyone have any suggestions please? I went to Quick fit and they said the lights were fine and that it was an electrical fault, but I’m concerned that a Peugeot garage will rip me off to fix it. Please can anyone help?
I had the same same fault on my 207, took it to a Peugeot dealer and sure enough it was a rip off to fix! It is an electrical fault, something to do with the earthing. I took the light out and sure enough the earth wire was completely corroded! Extremely common fault and not cheap to fix! I managed to wiggle the wires about until I got a connection and then taped it into place, working fine and no annoying beeps or warning lights! - Tom from England
Hi guys I took this from another forum (can’t take credit for the answer: :-) - I decided I would bring it to the Peugeot dealer in Letterkenny to get a complete service (oil, brakes, filters) and the two issues above sorted. Surprisingly however, they told me quite abruptly they do not offer a cover vehicle - which simply doesn’t suit me considering too that LK is a fair drive from my location. So on to plan 2 - buy the parts and give it to the cousin. However, I knew the van would not pass the DOE with a STOP warning light lit on the dash (I failed for a charging warning light last-year) Anyways, while checking the Master Cylinder this evening, I decided to disconnect the cable to the Brake Fluid Level Sensor which is built into the fluid reservoir. Lo and behold, the STOP warning disappeared! And just to be certain, I took the van for a good lively half hour drive to see could I stop it. Happy days. I’ll let you know if anything changes. - Elna van Rensburg from South Africa
Submitted: 27/09/2013 09:12:11 | ID: 21335
I am thinking of buying a Peugeot 207 1.4 from a dealer. It has got full service history but to my surprise since I have planned to buy the 207 I have rarely found any 207s on the road. Why is this and are there any common problems? Thanks.
Submitted: 26/09/2013 14:45:58 | ID: 21306
I recently bought a Peugeot 207 Sport 95 2010 5 door. I didn’t check out that it had power steering because I didn’t expect a car like this would not have it, but it apparently doesn’t. Can anybody tell me why? It has loads of auto features and it`s a really nice car. Every car similar I have checked out online since seems to have it. Can anyone explain why? (sport 95 5 door)
Submitted: 26/09/2013 11:26:53 | ID: 21289
What causes tapping on the engine of my Peugeot 207 on tick over? It is a 1.4 petrol model.
The dealer told me something like a re-ciculating valve? Can’t remember exact term for it, but I did not buy it from there so no need to lie? If it’s same noise as on my car it stops for a while then starts again - Steven Sheldon from England
Submitted: 20/09/2013 09:49:40 | ID: 21151
Hi, I have a Peugeot 207 (1.6 HDi 92 S 5dr) and I have just noticed a scrape and crack/hole on my front bumper (not done by myself) and imagine it will need replacing. Any ideas how much this would cost?? Is it cheaper to buy the bumper and get someone to fit it, or should I just got to a Peugeot specialist garage and get everything done?
Submitted: 17/09/2013 11:37:54 | ID: 21003
My 2007 1.4 Peugeot 207 Sport 09 plate with 25,000 miles on the clock has just lost it`s power while I was driving. After being towed to my local garage I have been told that water has got into my ECU unit, because of a faulty sensor. It has to be sent away to see if it can be fixed. Should this happen? Has anyone ever had or heard of this problem? I apparently may have to buy a new unit but I dont understand how this can happen?
Submitted: 09/09/2013 15:04:04 | ID: 20861
My Peugeot 207 automatic is suffering from the familiar problem of the solenoids failing and placing the car in limp mode. I have bought a new pair, but can’t find where they are positioned on the car. Does anyone out there know?
Submitted: 30/08/2013 16:17:56 | ID: 20678
My daughter has a clicking in her Peugeot 207. She thought it was a stone in her tyre, but it continued when she stopped . We opened the bonnet and noticed the click was a spark near the fan belt pulley - does anyone know what it is and what should we do? (Sport)
Submitted: 22/08/2013 14:37:44 | ID: 20469
Hi, can anybody help? I drove my Peugeot 207 on holiday (only 200 miles) and when we stopped the fan took ages to stop. After an hour I went back out and the fan came on straight away, then after 5 minutes of driving ’depollution system fault’ came up on my dashboard. Are these 2 problems connected and if so will fixing the fan solve the depollution fault? Also can I still drive my car as I have to get back home? Many thanks in advance for any advice. (Gt 150 bhp)
Hi, I had the same problem with my 207 recently and it turns out it was miss firing on one of the cylinders, due to the spark plugs. When I changed them it resolved the problem. Hope this helps. - Gordon from Oxfordshire
Submitted: 05/08/2013 12:25:24 | ID: 20349
My Mum`s Peugeot 207 is indicating low oil pressure and telling her to stop immediately. I`ve checked the levels and it seems okay, however there is white smoke coming from the dipstick. Can anyone help diagnose what may be the cause of this and what can be done to fix this? Thanks.
I really hope that I am wrong but I had same as you describe quite a few years back on a Cavallier and it was head gasket. Would have cost more than car was worth. fingers crossed it’s not what your mum’s Peugeot 207 has. Take it to dealers to find the fault and get an estimate. Good luck! - Michael Sullivan from Essex
I have just had this problem and it was the oil pump that had seized at a cost of over £700 to replace. Don’t drive it or the engine will seize up altogether. I had to be towed to the garage to get it fixed. - Kristyn Wakeford from Kent
Submitted: 25/07/2013 14:22:02 | ID: 20215
My Peugeot 207 has a warning light come on which is saying side light fault, but my side lights are working. I have just noticed that the lights over the registration plate are both out. Could this be causing the message as all of the other lights are working fine? (Peugeot 207 57 plate 1.4)
Submitted: 27/06/2013 10:46:24 | ID: 19850
I can’t find the location of the car jack and wheel brace in my Peugeot 207. I had a Cleopatra before and they were located in the dash. On the Peugeot they are nowhere to be found and not with the spare wheel. Does anyone know where they are please?
Try looking on top of the spare wheel in the boot. - Rob from England
Submitted: 17/06/2013 12:20:40 | ID: 19662
My Peugeot 207 SX 1.6L has a clock clock noise coming from the left rear. The shocks have been checked, as have the exhaust, rear brake calipers, lower control arm and stabilizer bushes. All bolts have been checked for tightness but I could not find the noise. Please can anyone help? (4 door Hatch 1.6)
Submitted: 17/06/2013 12:15:43 | ID: 19661
Hi, when I close my Peugeot 207`s doors they automatically lock themselves. I`m worried if I don`t remember to take the key out of the ignition I`ll lock myself out. How can I stop this happening?
Submitted: 17/06/2013 11:17:47 | ID: 19655
I have a 2007 Peugeot 207 with 25,000 on the clock. Three days ago the engine management light came on and the trip said air pollution. Does anyone have any suggestions to correct this please?
Had same problem with my 207, changed fuel filter then had to change fuel injector... expensive. Run diagnostic check, hope this helps, change air filter - Pete from Suffolk
Submitted: 13/05/2013 09:56:43 | ID: 19339
The radio was changed in my Peugeot 207 before I bought it and the display on the dash keeps flashing. The time is correct but the date is wrong. How do I stop it from flashing?
Submitted: 03/05/2013 10:52:31 | ID: 19236
There is a strange smell inside my Peugeot 207 like dried milk or sick. It has been returned on 3 occasions and has been "bombed" to get rid of the smell but it`s still there. Can anyone suggest what this could be and what I can do please?
Submitted: 29/04/2013 15:57:22 | ID: 19181
I’ve just bought a Peugeot 207 and am awaiting the manual to be delivered as the last owner lost the original. On the digital display where it says MPH, should that match what the dial display says above the steering wheel? At the moment I can be doing 70 and the digital display never shifts from 23MPH. Also it says that I have 90 miles to go before I need to refuel. I have less than a quarter of a tank of petrol right now so this to me doesn’t seem accurate. Do I need to reset the display and if so how do I do it, as I haven’t got a manual?
When my girlfriend bought her 207, it showed the miles until it will need petrol but now only shows MPG, since your the only other person on the internet that still has this feature, can you tell me how to get it back? Bobby Bunn from Essex
I’ll answer to your questions one by one (1) On the digital display where it says MPH, should that match what the dial display says above the steering wheel? Answer: No. Because digital display is not showing your driving speed. What it says is the average MPH you did through out the time after refreshing it (You can refresh it by the stick in your right hand. I mean the wiper stick. There is a nob at the end. Press the nob and see. It will give you few options. If you press and hold it for few seconds it will become zero. Then your MPH in your digital display will turn to zero too from 23 MPH. (2) Also it says that I have 90 miles to go before I need to refuel. I have less than a quarter of a tank of petrol right now so this to me doesn’t seem accurate. Answer: That 90 miles get changed depend on driving speed. If your car system is accurate then roughly it should do 10 miles per liter (for 1.4 engine driving at 45 miles per hour) - Anjana Kurukulasuriya from Essex
Submitted: 26/04/2013 09:22:13 | ID: 19140
Why do I constantly get warnings and bleeps that my Peugeot 207`s sidelights, brake lights, direction indicators, fog lamps and reversing lamps are faulty when none of them are? I gather this is a common Peugeot 207 fault, but I cannot find any remedy online. Does anyone have any suggestions please?
This can be connected to the wiring of the rear light clusters. They replaced both on mine which cured the problem - Simon Hollingworth from Buckinghamshire
Submitted: 25/04/2013 11:52:08 | ID: 19116