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I have only had my Peugeot 207 4 weeks and I keep getting various alarms coming on. These range from foglamp faulty, indicators faulty, side lamps faulty, although on checking all are working okay. I now get the warning signal coming on with the aboce alarms. The garage has had it back twice and can find nothing wrong. Has anyone any ideas as this constant signal beeping every few seconds drives you mad?
Submitted: 04/03/2014 09:39:49 | ID: 26217
Hello. My Peugeot 207`s dashboard lights are not working and my speedo is not working when I am driving. Does anyone know why? Many thanks.
Submitted: 24/02/2014 11:57:19 | ID: 25995
I have a late 2008 Peugeot 207 S petrol 1360cc and I need to locate the engine number. Can anyone help? (S)
It will be stamped on your engine block somewhere, but the easiest place to find it is on your log book/V5 form - Tony Dickerson from Gloucestershire
Submitted: 24/02/2014 10:42:48 | ID: 25978
My Peugeot 207`s temperature gauge has a red flashing light underneath it. There is no message staying stop which the handbook says there will be. Engine temperature says normal and coolant says fine. Car seems to be running fine. Any ideas?
Submitted: 21/02/2014 15:12:57 | ID: 25946
Has anyone had a problem with doors dropping on their Peugeot 207? Mine has dropped 12/34 of an inch and I have had to claim off my insurance to get it fixed as it would not shut at all.
Hi Katherine, I had the same issue with my 207cc. I booked it into a Peugeot garage who said I would have to go to another Peugeot garage with a body shop and they would charge £67 for a diagnosis. A friend of mine took me to the £1 shop, bought some spanners and fixed the door. It is now fine. I am not impressed with the Peugeot garage. - Lucy Brown from England
Submitted: 13/02/2014 16:24:39 | ID: 25733
My Peugeot 207s battery light keeps coming on and the dash is saying electric circuit fault, the battery light will then go off again, it doesn’t stay on for too long. If on a long journey the car has been losing power and slowing down on the motorway, I am unable to accelerate and have to pull over. The dash then says ’engine management system fault’ and a whole heap of lights come on - the engine light, the warning triangle and the dash will say ’faulty ABS’, ’anti pollution’. I have brought it to the Peugeot garage and they can’t find a fault. Can anyone help?
Hi, this problem happened to me this morning. I replaced the battery with a new one and the problem was solved until after driving it for around 4 miles the battery light and electrical fault warning returned. Did you manage to find out what was wrong with yours please? - Fiona Jowett from England
Hi, maybe there is a problem with the alternator. - Chucri Kayal from France
Submitted: 11/02/2014 14:40:54 | ID: 25709
My Peugeot 207 has a problem with its windscreen washers. Screenwash for winter is 100% full. The wipers are moving when I start to wash and I can hear the pump’s motor buzzing so it seems it work, but there is no fluid going from the washers. I have the same problem on both front and rear. It seems this is not the fuse since I can hear the motor? Can someone please help? (1.4 diesel)
Your screenwash has probably solidified around the filter on the pump, as this tends to be low down it collects there and over time sets blocking the filter up. Find out where it is located disconnect it from the washer bottle, draining the liquid into a vessel so it can be re-used, clean the filter out with hot water and washing up liquid, re-fit, top up and hey presto! - Tony Dickerson from Gloucestershire
Submitted: 10/02/2014 15:09:58 | ID: 25645
Hi. I have a slight knocking coming from what sounds like the vacuum pump on my Peugeot 207. Will it do any harm? Also I am still getting a little bit of gunk in the oil cap. It`s not overheating or loosing coolant. Can anyone advise if they have had the same fault?
Submitted: 06/02/2014 15:57:25 | ID: 25564
Where is the coolant temperature sensor located in the engine of my Peugeot 207 please? (1.6vti Sport 16v 120hp)
Submitted: 04/02/2014 10:32:42 | ID: 25485
Why is it difficult to change gears in my Peugeot 207? It’s as if something is not lining up properly?
Submitted: 03/02/2014 15:23:09 | ID: 25458
My Peugeot 207 cuts out when I move from first gear to second gear. I don’t know what the problem is. Can anybody help please?
Submitted: 30/01/2014 10:18:05 | ID: 25312
My Peugeot 207`s wipers and headlights keep coming on after the car is switched off, key removed and left. What can I do to stop this? (x-line)
Submitted: 28/01/2014 16:37:50 | ID: 25303
My Peugeot 207 had stopped working after air got into the diesel system. I bled this out and checked there was no air and tried cranking it but it was only clicking, so I charged the battery overnight but still nothing! Any ideas please? (1.6 HDI 90 Sport)
Submitted: 28/01/2014 14:37:06 | ID: 25275
Hi all, I have a little problem with my 1.6 Peugeot 207 Sport. When I start the car from cold, after about 3-4 minutes the engine warning light comes on showing high temperature and brings on the fan and the stop the car light. If I stop the car and restart it, the same things happen again after 3-4 minutes. Then on restarting it’s usually okay for the rest of the day. I have replaced the temperature sensor but the same thing happens. Could this be something sticking, with the car having been stationary for a long period? (Sport)
Submitted: 24/01/2014 10:20:24 | ID: 25174
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I`ve just purchased my Peugeot 207 and now my odometer (LCD but which reads your mileage) keeps going funny, it’s like half the numbers. Then when I push the plastic around it down it comes back up full numbers again, as if something has come apart. Any ideas how to fix this? (1.4 SE)
Submitted: 23/01/2014 10:43:15 | ID: 25130
Hi, I have a 6 yr old Peugeot 207 and can hear running water left to right and right to left as I corner, running across from within the dashboard around knee height. As it’s been so wet this is understandable but I`m trying to work out how it got in there and how to drain it out? I have cleaned the drainage area from the windscreen runoff and the seals around the top half of bonnet. Any suggestions?
There is a drainage hole on the passenger side, which needs unblocking. If you lift the bonnet and the plastic mesh on the right hand side you can put your hand in and unblock, then it will drain out (or it did for me), but only after a few sharp corners! - Brian O’Neill from England
Submitted: 20/01/2014 11:59:39 | ID: 25044
My Peugeot 207`s front left coil spring has broken suddenly. Six months ago the rear right hand coil broke whilst on holiday. Peugot replaced both rear springs at no cost to me. Will they do the same with the front? I have read that this is a common fault together with the 1007 models and Citroen C3s? (207 GT hdi)
Submitted: 02/01/2014 11:38:14 | ID: 24388
The front headlights on my Peugeot 207 are rubbish, it`s like driving at night on dipped beam with two dim candles. I have just replaced the dipped beam bulbs but it doesn’t make any difference. The directional lights only work when you turn the corner, but when you drive in a straight line they are off. Can anyone tell me the best solution other than getting rid of it? (1.6 HDI Diesel)
Submitted: 02/01/2014 10:20:15 | ID: 24367
My Peugeot 207s red light below the temperature gauge has started flashing. The coolant level is correct, it is not overheating and the vehicle is running fine. I have changed the coolant sensor but the light is still flashing. Any hints or ideas would be great (the red light is not on permanently or the red STOP light). Any suggestions please? (1.4 16v)
Did you find out the answer to this? Exact same thing happened to my 207. Temp light just flashing. Coolant level seems ok. No stop light or message. I’m confused. - Sarah from Berkshire
Submitted: 17/12/2013 10:44:45 | ID: 24022
I have a Peugeot 207 1.4 petrol (3 years old) About 8 seconds after starting the engine from cold (audible warning) and it shows on screen "engine temperature too high". The temperature gauge is at max and the red light in the temp gauge is on. The engine lower screen shows "STOP", the engine fan starts and continues until about 6 minutes after switching off the engine. 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 repeat the experience again. Please remember this is with a COLD engine. Any suggestions please? (1.4 VTi EUS 95 Millesim 5)
Hello John. Don’t know really, but looks like it could be the thermostat sticking. Try asking question on here http://www.peugeotforums.com/forums/207. Always had a decent response and very knowledgable. Hope this helps. - Mick from Nottinghamshire
That sounds to me like a problem with your coolent temp sensor. If the guage is going high with a cold engine it will give the ECU the impresion that the car is over heating and to protect the engine best it can it will put the cooling fan on and keep it on until the ECU goes to sleep. - Peter H from Lanarkshire
I have identical issue on my in-law’s five year old 207. Have you find a solution to the problem? The dealer talk me to come on Monday to get the sensor replaced. Will this solve the problem? - Jozef Orpiszewski from Poland
If it’s DIY, first place to start is temperature sensor replacement: Google it to find its location, check wires for good connection/no corrosion. If that doesn’t work, bring it to mechanic, could be wiring short or damaged ecu - AC Motors from Ireland
Submitted: 12/12/2013 15:35:56 | ID: 23920
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?
Hello. There are a number of things that could potentially rattle a little on switching the engine off. Most of these reasons are not usually serious such as engine covers, undertrays, exhaust alignment etc etc... The best course of action is to take it to a garage you trust or one that is recommended and demonstrate the fault to them. They will be able to identify it more accurately this way and won’t normally charge you for this type of check. Hope that helps! - Martin (Master technician 20+ years) from England
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?
Your dpf filter is blocked, take it on motorway for 20 mins at 70 mph - Martin Holroyd from Lancashire
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 its 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?
Hello, I had anti pollution fault come up on my 207. All it needed was a new fuel filter. Hope this helps. - Paul Griffin from Essex
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
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