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Hi, my battery was flat this morning on my 2010 Peugeot 308. I jump started it and it’s now running fine. The problem I have now is that the radio display is constantly flashing and it won’ t let me change any of the settings. I’ve tried pressing the menu button but nothing happens and also the radio won’t work. Any ideas please?
Submitted: 23/05/2013 11:08:47 | ID: 19443
I purchased my new Peugeot 308 in March 2013 and am really pleased with it except for two problems. Firstly when I use my front wipers they bang loudly when they are fully open which drives me mad. The service person said that some cars do that. Secondly when accelerating it rattles like something is loose. Should I just put up with this or can it be fixed?
Submitted: 21/05/2013 11:28:20 | ID: 19425
The left rear indicator on my Peugeot 308 is not working but the light is fine. When I remove the bulb and put it back again and put the cover back in place it works momentarily but then stops again. What could the problem be? Any ideas would be much appreciated. Thanks.
Submitted: 20/05/2013 15:48:45 | ID: 19394
When I drive my Peugeot 308 and press the accelerator pedal to the floor, the depollution system warning comes on and the car goes into limp mode. I have had it into a garage and they have replaced all the coils. They explained that one of my cylinders was mis-firing and that was the cause. After all this, the car is still doing the same thing. I have checked the battery and spark plugs and spoken to auto electricians etc but no-one can help me. There is no problem with the car if you drive normally, but as soon as the accelerator goes to the floor the car "bombs" out. Can anyone please help me as I am at my wits end with this car? (1.6 XT)
I have took my 308sw (2008) into garage today as the same thing has happened have been told by 2 different garages the turbo has gone that’s why the loss of power - unfortunately very expensive - Lee from England
Submitted: 18/04/2013 12:46:12 | ID: 19047
Hi all. I have a Peugeot 308 2009 petrol. It has driven well so far until recently when the air conditioning stopped cooling. I’ve changed the AC gas and it worked fine for a while, but now the problem has come back again and no cool air is coming out. There is a heating problem too but I don’t know if there is any relation between the two? Does anyone have any advice please?
Submitted: 15/04/2013 14:08:36 | ID: 18976
My parents have a brand new Peugeot 308 1.6 diesel. They have had constant trouble with the engine spluttering and juddering. Peugeot have told them it’s the fap filter and that they need to give it a 20 minute run at 70 mph every week up the motorway because they dont use it enough! Now, like I’ve said, the car is brand new and my parents have done around 12k in it already. It’s been in the Peugeot garage 4 times this year and all they say is it’s the fap filter. I do not buy this and think it’s nonsense. Does anyone have any idea as to the reason for all the problems, other than it`s a Peugeot?
Submitted: 04/04/2013 10:12:09 | ID: 18813
I have tried to buy an oil level sensor for my Peugeot 308 from the local autofactors and they seem to think that the sensor is the same as the pressure switch. Is this true or is the part a dealer only one? Many thanks. (1.6 Petrol)
Submitted: 04/04/2013 09:32:25 | ID: 18805
I’ve changed the factory-fitted stereo in my Peugeot 308 to a Pioneer model, but now I realise I can’t change the time on the car’s clock as the controls for that were on the factory stereo. Is there any other way of changing the clock, or am I stuck now? I did find a YouTube video which showed the clock being set with the steering column control stalk, but it is completely non-functional with this new stereo. Any suggestions please?
http://www.pioneer.eu/files/eur/car_acc_db/hw_remote/CTSPSA001%20User%20Guide.pdf Here you go, you have your answer, good luck - Steve Pisani from Malta
Submitted: 02/04/2013 12:19:15 | ID: 18787
I’ve recently bought a new to me Peugeot 308 and none of the internal alarms sound - the fuel warning, seatbelt alarm, lights warning when I leave them on and open the door. I also don’t hear anything when the indicators are on. The indicators themselves work and the small green lights inside flash but there`s no noise, Does anyone have any answers please?
Submitted: 28/03/2013 12:58:29 | ID: 18734
Recently for some unknown reason the stereo in my Peugeot 308 now displays "SILENCE" when you try to listen to the radio. If I try to put a CD in the CD player it whirrs around and then just displays PAUSED. I have looked in the manuals and online and have found nothing. Can anyone explain why it is doing this please?
Either you’ve pressed the ’mute’ button, or there’s a fault in the unit that means it thinks that either the mute button is in operation, or the telephone interface is telling it you are on a call. Most likely cause is a faulty stereo - John Greenslade from Powys
Submitted: 19/03/2013 14:07:20 | ID: 18583
Hi, I have a Peugeot 308 1.6 GT. In the last 4 days I have put £40 petrol in and have not driven that much, but my fuel alarm keeps saying low fuel and my gauge is stuck in the red. What should I do?
Submitted: 14/03/2013 10:02:29 | ID: 18512
I have a weird vibration noise coming from the dashboard of my Peugeot 308. It happens when I accelerate or when I’m running on rough road. My car has only done 17,000 km. Does anyone know what the problem is?
Submitted: 06/03/2013 09:55:48 | ID: 18388
I have a Peugeot 308 1.6 vti. When cold the engine revs on it`s own for some time till it reaches running temperature, then it runs fine. If I stop the engine when it gets cold then the same thing happens again. Does anyone have any info about how to fix this?
Submitted: 01/03/2013 09:41:14 | ID: 18298
It takes about 2 miles for my Peugeot 308`s temperature gauge to read normal. The heater is not as hot as it should be, just warm and I have felt the top hose after it is on normal temperature and it is hot but the bottom hose is stone cold. I have had a diagnostic check at a Peugeot dealer today and all was okay, so they don`t know what the answer is but are willing to charge me £274 for a new thermostat housing although they could not guarentee this would solve the problem. Any ideas? Thanks.
Submitted: 21/02/2013 15:50:16 | ID: 18192
I am thinking of changing my car to pull my caravan. What is the road tax for a Peugeot 308 and does anyone know on average it`s fuel consumption and whether it`s economical to run?
Submitted: 21/02/2013 15:01:30 | ID: 18185
I have noticed that my Peugeot 308`s driver`s side floor is soaking wet, (just where your feet go). It`s dry by the pedals and the side and under the seat and I don`t know what is causing this? Any advice please?
Submitted: 29/01/2013 11:16:16 | ID: 17699
Hi, II am looking at buying a 2010 Peugeot 308 but I don’t know if the mileage is correct (it seems too good to be true). Is there any way I can confirm it please? (1.6 hdi)
Submitted: 25/01/2013 14:12:21 | ID: 17637
I have a rattle/noise in my Peugeot 308`s boot that sounds like a piece of plastic vibrating. I thought it might be the tool holder clipped onto the spare wheel but it’s not. It only occurs over bumps or rough roads and can be annoying. I took it into a dealership and the mechanic took 5 minutes to tighten/fix something in the boot. I unfortunately did not see this to do it myself. Love the car! How can I get this rattle/noise to go away? (2.0 HDi)
I have a 307 hdi and had same problem. It was the rear passenger side problem. Was solved by locking the back to the bracket bend the bracket to align with the bracket right or left. That solved it - Angus Wood from Angus (Forfarshire)
Submitted: 25/01/2013 11:30:23 | ID: 17633
Hello, I have a Peugeot 308 1.6 vti sport and I am trying to find out where the fuel filter is so that I can change it? Also when it freezes the front doors will not open from the outside with the handles, but will open from the inside if I reach in from the back doors, which do open from the outside. The front doors will then not close onto the latch and have to be held while travelling on the road. Any help would be gratefully appreciated, thanks. Any suggestions? (1.6 vti sport)
Submitted: 24/01/2013 11:22:43 | ID: 17584
My Peugeot 308 was serviced yesterday and when driving it this morning I noticed that my driver`s rear lights were not working, including the indicator. Could this be a fuse or could something have been knocked off yesterday while working on it?
Similar problem. Burnt out earth pin, bulb holder replaced. And repair to connector. Parts cheap/labour expensive, done by Peugeot - Mike Beech from Kent
Hi there. I have the same problem with mine, it’s the earth wire has burnt out on the rear light cluster connector. I have looked everywhere for one but can’t find one anywhere. Peugeot charge about £200 to fix it so gonna keep trying to find one first, will you let me know how you get on. Thanks - Carl Powell from England
Submitted: 24/01/2013 10:47:20 | ID: 17571
Hi, I’ve read somewhere that there is an Aux port in the glove box of my Peugeot 308 so that I can plug in my MP3 player, however I can’t locate it in mine. The glove box looks very small and most of that it taken up by the fuse box - am I being daft or is it there somewhere? Thanks.
There are 2 connectors in mine. One Red and one White. You need an aux cable to fit both of them for good sound. They are in plain sight right next to the fuse box. If you can’t see them you probably don’t have them - William Stuart from Lincolnshire
In our 2010 version, on the RHS of the fuse box - should be a smaller box with red and white input sockets? Bugsy C from Australia
Submitted: 21/01/2013 16:17:06 | ID: 17517
Hi, I own a Peugeot 308 turbo glass roof 2009 model and I have an issue with my engine noise. When I turn on the air-con my car becomes so noisy and I don’t know what I should do? Any advice? Secondly it has high fuel consumption, it hardly does 450 km on a full tank, which is capacity of 50 litres. I`d appreciate if anyone could provide some guidance.
Submitted: 21/01/2013 12:04:28 | ID: 17466
Hi. When I put my usb stick in the usb port of my Peugeot 308, I don’t get an option to choose whether I want to listen to the radio, cd or usb. The radio and cd work but not the usb. Please can anyone help?
Sometimes the format of the music cannot be read by the radio’s software and will then switch it’s source to radio or cd. Your USB stick might have failed as well, not the one in the car but the one that holds the music - Jacques from South Africa
Submitted: 18/01/2013 15:09:43 | ID: 17408
My Peugeot 308`s brake lights flicker then go off for no apparent reason, then come on again? Could it be the micro switch and if so where is it located or do I have an earth problem?
Submitted: 15/01/2013 10:43:20 | ID: 17325
While driving my Peugeot 308 in the early morning with the heater fan on full, when I switched the headlamps to full beam the engine light came on and the engine cut out. I waited for about 5 seconds and the car restarted okay and drove on with no problems. Is this a common issue with the car? I have only had it a matter of 3 weeks and never experienced this on any other car? (diesel)
This happened to me this morning, couldn’t find anything on the web other than your post. So I’ve been to the dealers as my 308 1.6 diesel is only 2 weeks old. They ran tests etc but found nothing wrong, they explained that the onboard computer logged a engine software glich. So they have reset and double checked everything and said it shouldn’t happen again. I would suggest you do they same. Better safe than sorry. The tests they did only took an hour - Mark from Lancashire
Thanks, I have taken it back the garage have cleaned fuel rail sensor saying this has sometimes caused problems. They did check engine management but no fault code had been stored. They assure me it is just a ’blip’ and should not happen again! Shaun Ford from Somerset
Submitted: 11/01/2013 09:22:54 | ID: 17229
I had my Peugeot 308 serviced this week and since I’ve had it back from the mechanic the dipped headlights seem really bright, too bright. I was driving yesterday as it began to get dark and 2 people started flashing me as I was driving along, so I know there’s something not quite right. Then when I switch on the main beams too it’s blinding. I’ve checked the height adjust setting and that all seems okay. Any suggestions?
Submitted: 10/01/2013 09:30:00 | ID: 17191
Hi. My Peugeot 308 has never had a brilliant heater, (takes ages to get hot) but after a recent service (self done not dealer) the heater only gets warm, even after a long drive. When the controls are set to internal face, the passenger side gets slightly warmer than the driver`s side. Does anyone have any ideas? (Petrol)
OK, you need a few things for the heater to operate. 1) Engine must be up to temperature. 2) Hot water from the engine must be circulating through the heater matrix. 3) Air must be pushed through the heater matrix to pass the heat from the water to the air. It’s easy to tell if the engine is up to temp, and on this age car, it’s unlikely the heater matrix has blocked. I would suspect the problem is between the control panel and the valve that controls the water flow. Either the control panel is not sending the correct signal, or the solonoid is not reacting correctly. The only real way of testing this is to use an oscilloscope to check the signal. Most decent auto techs will do this for a smallish payment, or if you wanted to Maplin do a small oscilloscope perfectly suitable for this for about £100 - G Davies from Monmouthshire
Submitted: 24/12/2012 11:02:00 | ID: 16652
I have made a telephone call on the hands-free in my Peugeot 308 which I now cannot turn off. The engine is off and the radio /Cd continues to play with a message stating Active telephone call. The system cannot be turned off. Any ideas what the problem is?
Submitted: 21/12/2012 10:50:18 | ID: 16621
Despite replacing the indicator bulb on my Peugeot 308, the rear left indicator will not work. I have checked the bulb and the socket, all seem okay. Is this a circuit or voltage problem? (Diesel)
I’ve had this problem with both of my rear indicator lights. It seems that the final block connector to the rear light cluster isn’t particularly well made. I have looked at mine and it looks like some arching has taken place resulting in an oversized socket connector. I have resolved this by packing out the connector socket (for a short term solution) with tin foil. Ultimately the rear connector (female side) will need replacing - Dave Mess from England
Submitted: 17/12/2012 12:45:45 | ID: 16517
The heater in my Peugeot 308 is not working. The engine gets up to temperature, the temperature gauge is working and the blower is working but will only blow lukewarm air. Any ideas?
Submitted: 11/12/2012 12:11:27 | ID: 16247
Both dipped headlights have stoppd working at the same time on my Peugeot 308. I have changed the fuses and bulbs. The highbeam and side lights work okay. What could it be?
I’m afraid I don’t have an answer, but the exact same thing has happened to me. Right beam didn’t work, then it did, then both went off, had to get AA out as was half way home! Guy got both working, then R off this morning, and as I stopped for petrol, now both off, so had to come home again. So frustrating!!! If I find out what the prob is I’ll let you know... (checked fuses and they’re fine. Bulbs not gone either - Lee Waller from Mid-Lothian (Edinburghshire)
Submitted: 07/12/2012 10:25:32 | ID: 16201
Hi there! I would need some response for anyone who possesses a Peugeot 308 |(possibly 11 REG). I seem to have a fault regarding the aircon. My car just accumulates steam which does not go, even with aircon activated to full power (5). it just take ages to clear the front windscreen. Even after travelling for almost 20 minutes, I do not have full visibility! The garage said that they could not reproduce the fault. Could anyone please come back to me? How long does it take to clear steam from your windscreen in current weather conditions? Thank you.
Hi. Make sure you do NOT have the heater set to the recirculate position - fresh air setting demists much quicker! Could also be moisture in your heating system or damp car mats. I don’t use the air con to demist and it clears in mins. Have had 4 Peugeot’s and never had any prob - Murray L from Perthshire
Change the pollen filter - John from Scotland
Submitted: 06/12/2012 12:25:44 | ID: 16175
Has anybody had a problem trying to fit an In dash sat nav, dvd, iPod. usb etc to a Peugeot 308? The seller`s advert said it`s compatible with 308, 308 SW and 408 models. When I tried the system management system went haywire, all ignition dials/screens went blank and a warning came up `pollution fault`. Can anyone help me?
Submitted: 04/12/2012 09:51:57 | ID: 16079
Could anyone tell me why my Peugeot 308`s heater is not blowing hot air? I can feel a little heat coming through but not enough to heat the inside of the vehicle, thankyou.
You will more than likely have a faulty radiator, check to see if there is a leak as I had the same problem with mine - Tracey Skelton from Yorkshire
Submitted: 30/11/2012 10:26:25 | ID: 15952
My Peugeot 308`s driver`s door will not open from inside. This has followed a period when the doors lock themseves within 30 seconds of entering the car, whether the doors are open or closed or whether the key is in the ignition or not. Automatic door locking is disabled. I do not get a warning when the head or side lights are left on when I open the driver`s door and without the key in the ignition. Are all of these things linked and does anyone have any suggestions for repair? Thanks in advance. (Sport)
I had a similar problem on my Peugeot 308 SW. It was very annoying having to open the window to get out and then close the window afterwards. I sat in the car and kept pressing the lock button on the dashboard and then pressing the unlock on the key fob and it eventually cured the problem - Terry Kidd from Hampshire
Submitted: 20/11/2012 14:39:51 | ID: 15586
When I received my Peugeot 308 the display told me how many miles left until diesel was finished. This has disappeared. How do I get it back to tell me how many miles left?
Push the round button on the end of the indicator stalk until the display shows the item you require - Mark Elliott from England
Submitted: 19/11/2012 14:28:09 | ID: 15515
I bought my Peugeot 308 4 weeks ago. The other week it bleeped every time I went over a road bump. Tonight coming home from work it bleeped constantly. There are no warning lights on, so I don’t know what it is. Can anybody please help?
Submitted: 13/11/2012 09:52:05 | ID: 15329
For the last year since my Peugeot 308`s last service, the car automatically locks all of the time but it never used to do this before. The way I know this is because my children got locked in the car with the keys in the ignition and I had to get the RAC to come and open the doors. The dealers have said it cannot be removed but it definitely wasn’t on before. Now they have messed about with it again and now cannot take my auto locks off the door when I have turned the engine off. I have to unlock the doors on the key fob before I can open the doors to let my kids out. This is really annoying me now, please could somebody help?
There is a little lock button near the hazard lights switch, hold this for about 10 seconds, might sort it out - Daniel Young from Durham
I had to get one of my door locks changed as my wee boy got locked in the car also. If you open one door at a time and wait, then the faulty lock will lock down all doors and when you close the open door the car should be locked. I got my door lock changed and haven`t had a problem since - Joanne from County Antrim
Submitted: 05/11/2012 12:11:36 | ID: 15054
Hi, my Peugeot 308 makes a whistling noise when it gets over 3500 rpm. What could this be? Also does anybody know the speaker cable colours for the two rear door speakers? Thanks.
The whistle could be the turbo if it’s a diesel. Hope this helps - Danny Boy from England
Submitted: 05/11/2012 09:05:14 | ID: 15003
Hello everyone. I found my car without the cap on the left headlight. Does anyone know where I can buy one?
Submitted: 30/10/2012 15:11:53 | ID: 14868
I have a Peugeot 308 1.6 turbo 150. I have a problem with the boost, sometimes it works fine then it just cuts out and drives really slowly. The engine management light doesn’t come on and it still drives. Can anyone help please?
I have the 110 diesel and had similar problem, mine was due to the fuel filter never being changed despite several full service stamps in the book. Now that its been changed it no longer cuts out and runs the best its ever done! hope this helps - John Cross from Leicestershire
Submitted: 30/10/2012 14:47:25 | ID: 14861
My Peugeot 308 has a ’faulty air pollution system’ warning light which keeps coming on. What should I do?
Mine comes on when the fuel level gets very low and goes out when I fill up again - Keith Woodthorpe from Yorkshire
I had engine warning light on that was affected performance / worsened if I ran low on diesel - solution was to change the fuel filter as despite full service stamps in the book it had never been changed in 50k (apparently this is common as my local Peugeot mechanic explained that the filter is extremely difficult to get at and change, so less reputable mechanics don’t bother and just say they have). Hope this helps - John Cross from Leicestershire
Submitted: 15/10/2012 15:39:45 | ID: 14464
Hi. I left my dog in my Peugeot 308 with the electric windows down a few inches. When I came back 30 minutes later the windows had closed. How does this happen? Many thanks.
I know on the SE models, if you keep your finger on the key fob for a few seconds after locking the car, the windows will automatically close - Richard Long from Devon
Submitted: 20/09/2012 09:00:57 | ID: 13765
Should I have a service record book for my Peugeot 308? I have the handbook but no service book or history. Thanks.
Submitted: 18/09/2012 15:37:19 | ID: 13745
My Peugeot 308`s engine cuts out when I de-clutch at a junction or coast to a stop. It starts immediately. It then runs for a week or more without any problem. However, when driving along on a trailing throttle I feel that the engine only keeps turning because I am in gear as there is a surge of power when I accelerate again. A check by my local main dealer only found a dodgy glow plug and replaced all four. Any suggestions? (2L HDi 136bhp)
I had power reductions and engine cuts that baffled mechanics - turned out to be inadequate servicing by previous owner/mechanic (fuel filter not changed in 50k despite full service in book - this is common as fuel filter is extremely difficult to get at and change according to my local peugeot mechanic!). Now fuel filter changed car runs like new! Hope this helps - John Cross from Leicestershire
Submitted: 17/09/2012 11:59:26 | ID: 13653
I can`t understand why but, once the engine of my Peugeot 308 is turned off and the car is stationary, there is a strong smell of burning urine emitting from the engine area of the car. What is this? It has never happened before.
Submitted: 11/09/2012 10:05:00 | ID: 13437
I have got Bluetooth system which enables me to answer my phone handsfree in my Peugeot 308. I can answer a call by pressing the "ok" button on the stereo but cannot end a call. On other models the answer button is on the stereo add on under the steering wheel but this does not work on mine. Any ideas?
Go into menu, then telephone (as you would to make a call), there is then an option to manage current call and then choose to terminate call. Don’t know if there is a quicker way though - Sorcha from England
I have the same problem on my 207. It’s a right pain - Richard Long from Devon
Submitted: 10/09/2012 12:25:37 | ID: 13366
My Peugeot 308`s central locking won`t work on my 2011 308. It will work with the key in the door but it won`t work on the buttons on the key. It`s a new key and the Peugeot garage tried to program it but it won`t accept the key buttons. I had an interior fire in the car and the headcloth had to be replaced. There`s a spare plug beside the interior light and I`m told there is meant to be a sensor connected to this for the central locking. Does anyone know anything about this? Thanks. (1.6 HDI)
Submitted: 03/09/2012 10:21:42 | ID: 13096
My Peugeot 308`s steering makes a sound when it turns in both ways and if my car is running fast over 20 KM/H the sound disappears. The sound increases if the car is stopped or while I’m parking,. Please can anyone tell me what is the problem?
Hi, if you are in Jeddah please visit our service center to check your car. Regards, Abubaker binlakser Haji Hussien Alireza company Kilo 11, old Makkah road. Tel: 6202020 - Abubaker Binlakser from Saudi Arabia
Submitted: 28/08/2012 14:10:58 | ID: 12858
How can I balance the front and rear speakers in my Peugeot 308?
Via Fade - Jan from Netherlands
Submitted: 28/08/2012 11:18:00 | ID: 12836
How much would it cost to fit a new clutch on a Peugeot 308?
Submitted: 17/08/2012 08:51:54 | ID: 12483
My Peugeot 308 will not start and my mechanic replaced the battery but my car simply won`t start. Any ideas?
Please note that Peugeots cannot simply accept any kind of battery. You need to replace the original battery and try to jump start your car. You need to see your approved Peugeot workshop to replace a new battery. Hope this w ill help. Good luck - Clint Eastwood from Congo
Submitted: 26/07/2012 14:29:59 | ID: 12098
When I indicate left or right the headlights of my Peugeot 308 come on. Any ideas?
Submitted: 13/07/2012 15:05:45 | ID: 11819
Is it possible to have the radio or CD playing when the engine is switched off, but the key is still in the ignition of my Peugeot 308? I love my new Peugeot but miss this facility that I had in my Vauxhall Astra. Thanks.
You can use the radio or cd player without the key in the ignition , by just simply pressing once on the volume button. However as the 308 has a power save feature, it will automatically switch the radio off after a while. Which means if you wish to continue using the radio, you will have to start up the engine and leave it running for about 20 minutes - David Gordon from Gwynedd
Submitted: 13/07/2012 15:01:18 | ID: 11817
My Peugeot 308 has only one day light running light on, however when the main headlights are switched on the other day light running light comes on instead. Both bulbs appear to be okay. Any ideas?
The daylight running bulbs have 2 filaments in so are dual function, and quite often one of the filaments will blow so it won’t work on daylight run setting but will work on main beams - mine were always blowing until I payed a bit more for the specific reinforced daylight running bulbs from Halfords (<£5). Hope this helps - John Cross from Leicestershire
Submitted: 10/07/2012 11:44:43 | ID: 11739
Hi. I have just bought a Peugeot 308 and the clock, mileage etc is in French. Has anyone got any idea how to change it to English? (I don’t have a user manual). Also my engine light has come on. Any ideas as to what it could be? Thanks.
Press menu button on radio, language select will appear, scroll through till you find language, press ok. If engine management light stays on go to a garage get it checked, could be a serious problem or not. Mine stayed on only because earth cable to alternator was loose - Alan Reid from Scotland
Submitted: 09/07/2012 12:31:24 | ID: 11696
I’ve just had my Peugeot 308 back from the garage after having some work done on the driver`s door and for some reason now the external temperature will not show on the display. The temperature sensor is underneath the driver`s mirror. Could the problem be related to the repair or is there a fuse I could check?
Submitted: 02/07/2012 14:28:10 | ID: 11557
I started my Peugeot 308 this mornning and it`s not working. The display is showing "antipollution systam faulty" and the engine management light has come on. Can anyone explain why?
Sounds similar to a problem I had with mine - it baffled Peugeot mechanics for a year or so! The problem was that whoever had the car before me either did not service the car properly or the mechanic that said it had a full service lied and could be bothered to change the fuel filter, so as soon as it was changed (at 47k instead of 20k) and the management system reset it works like new with no warning light! Hope this helps - John Cross from Leicestershire
Submitted: 12/06/2012 09:27:50 | ID: 11134
What does "braking system faulty" mean on my Peugeot 308?
You must change your battery - Luan from Serbia
Submitted: 01/06/2012 10:42:15 | ID: 10875
Each time I turn on the ignition of my Peugeot 308 a ’check engine oil’ warning message is displayed. I have topped up the oil to the correct level but the message keeps displaying. Any suggestions? (Sport)
The oil level sensor is faulty - Daniel Young from England
Submitted: 29/05/2012 09:48:11 | ID: 10815
In November 2011 I bought a demo Peugeot 308 Active with 5,300 miles from a Lookers` dealership. It has now done a further 3,000 miles. A few days ago when returning home from a 2 mile trip the car lost it`s drive completely. The AA attended and were able to put the vehicle into gear without using the clutch and with the engine running. There was no sound or any drive and no smell. The dealers removed the gearbox and found that the clutch plate was burntout. They will not repair under warranty because of driver misuse. I have been driving professionally for 50 years and have never had any problem with a clutch. I have never ridden the clutch as is being suggested. I believe that I inherited the problem when I bought the car or it is because of some other underlying reason. I would appreciate any assistance as to what may have caused this problem. Can anyone help?
We also bought a used 308 from Lookers Cardiff. It was a 2007 model and after 3 months the clutch started to fail. Having a 12 month warranty we returned it to Lookers who would not repair it due to WEAR AND TEAR . However after seeking legal advice we found that being traders in the first six months they had to prove that the defect was not there or developing at point of sale, they did eventually agree to pay for the repair but not through the warranty. Hope this helps - Mike Edds from Wales
Update on my clutch problem is that after threatening legal action like Mike, Looker Cardiff decided to pay the £1,200 bill themselves, outside the warranty. I believe they recognised that the damage had occurred prior to point of sale. Disappointing though that as an established customer PEUGEOT seemed only interested in absolving themselves of any resposibilty and refused to consider the possibility of there being an underlying problem in the clutch mecanism - John Heath from Cardiff
Submitted: 28/05/2012 12:47:51 | ID: 10782
Is there an indash navigation system for my Peugeot 308? (308 GTI)
Submitted: 28/05/2012 12:01:13 | ID: 10767
My ex demo Peugeot 308 Hdi Active is almost a year old and has done 8,000 miles. Without warning after having driven 2 miles the car developed a drive problem and broke down. Immediately before this the engine seemed to race but there was no burning smell. With the engine running I was able to depress the clutch and put the vehicle in gear. Upon release of the clutch the vehicle remained stationary. When the AA engineer attended he repeated the above exercise and in addition was able to select all gears, with the engine running and not using the clutch. No grating gear sound was heard. At the dealers the gearbox was removed and the clutch was found to be burnt out. I was told ’sorry the warranty doesn’t cover clutch wear caused by poor driving pracice’. My dealers have not looked for any other cause and were not sympathetic to my claim of being a professional driver of 50 years with no previous clutch history. With the AA man being able to put the veicle into gear without a problem I wondered whether or not it was possible for the clutch to stick in the engaged position. Can anyone help me?Any assistance would be appreciated.
Submitted: 28/05/2012 11:42:14 | ID: 10759
Hi. I was driving my Peugeot 308 today and had my air conditioning on, (I don’t know whether this is relevant) and my engine temperature warning light came on. As I was a few miles from home I turned the heating on full and the heat came down, but whenever I came to a stop in traffic the temperature kept going straight back up. I have checked the coolant which is at maximum level. I now have an engine warning light on showing ’anti pollution fault’. Any ideas? Thanks.
Submitted: 24/05/2012 10:31:34 | ID: 10690
Hi. My Peugeot 308`s keys won’t lock the doors and I have to use the key itself. Is there any way to fix this?
You have to change the battery of the remote control, as it looks like it is dead - Shady El Taweel from Egypt
Submitted: 22/05/2012 11:59:51 | ID: 10633
The alarm keeps going off on my Peugeot 308 when it`s parked and will not turn off. It still goes off when the engine is turned on. The only way that I have stopped it is by taking out the fuse. Can anyone help to fix it?
Submitted: 14/05/2012 12:46:52 | ID: 10499
My Peugeot 308`s clutch is squeaking every time that I press it whether I am changing gear or not. Can anyone suggest why?
Submitted: 10/05/2012 14:51:15 | ID: 10408
As I pull away in my Peugeot 308 and turn the steering wheel, I can briefly feel something move under my feet through the floor. I don`t seem to feel it as I drive along and I never used to feel it, but am aware of it more and more as I pull away. Does anyone know what this is and could it it be dangerous? Thank you.
Hi Julie. I have the 308 1.6 thp and it seems to do the same thing. I don’t think it’s a fault just the electric power steering. Don’t think they did a good job to hide it away so it doesn’t interfere with the foot or while engaging the clutch - Silvano Richarte from West Lothian (Linlithgowshire)
Hi, we have a 2008 model 308 and experienced the same type of problem, it was the floor mat slipping forward on the floor and rubbing on the steering shaft under the dash - Dan Sage from Australia
Submitted: 08/05/2012 11:43:49 | ID: 10291
I own a Peugeot 308 Vti. If I leave my car unused for one or two days it takes me several attempts to start it and even then the engine sounds as if it`s dying with no fuel. Can anyone suggest why this should be please? Thank you.
Submitted: 01/05/2012 12:01:23 | ID: 10214
My Peugeot 308 has a smell of diesel in the car which is very strong when idling. The garage says that it was leaking fuel injector seals so I had them replaced, but the smell returned within a few weeks. The garage then resealed the air dossier and exhaust to turbo, but the smell of fuel returned that same day as strong as ever. Does it sound like this Peugeot garage know what they are doing as this is costing me? I have owned the car for 3years. Any suggestions please?
Submitted: 26/04/2012 09:50:30 | ID: 10100
How do I change the diesel fuel filter on my Peugeot 308 110bhp model and do you have to remove the windscreen wipers for access?
Submitted: 23/04/2012 11:20:29 | ID: 10008
Why does my Peugeot 308`s fuel alarm keep coming on when I have put fuel in the tank? It`s getting on my nerves. Can anyone help?
Submitted: 23/04/2012 09:32:41 | ID: 9987
My Peugeot 308`s floor wells keep flooding on the driver’s side only after heavy rain or washing the vehicle. I have taken the vehicle to the panel beater but he is unable to diagnose the problem. Has anyone had the same problem?
Submitted: 16/04/2012 14:38:46 | ID: 9873
If I drive my Peugeot 308 without the airconditioning I can hear a slight humming noise whenever I slow down. It sounds like the pull by the gear. Is this normal ? I am just afraid that it might be a problem with the gear box? (Turbo)
Submitted: 16/04/2012 12:26:25 | ID: 9855
Can an airconditioning unit be fitted to my Peugeot 308? (1.6 diesel)
Submitted: 16/04/2012 12:09:33 | ID: 9848
Hello. My Peugeot 308`s nearside rear light, hazard warning light and indicator do not work. I have taken the housing out and all of the bulbs are okay. Is this a connector or fuse problem and if so where is the fuse to change?
I had this problem, turns out it was the block connector, check the connector which plugs into the light cluster - mine was corroded... obviously water had leaked into it, was replaced under warranty - Frazer Smith from England
Submitted: 13/04/2012 09:52:59 | ID: 9752
My Peugeot 308`s temperature gauge is reading high but the coolant fluid is normal. The pollution system also has a fault and the engine management light is on. Are these connected? (1.6)
Submitted: 12/04/2012 11:05:44 | ID: 9673
My Peugeot 308`s acceleration in the lower gears seems to be very very slow. It seems that the injection isn’t there. Can anybody help? (1.6hdi SE)
Submitted: 10/04/2012 14:41:37 | ID: 9607
My Peugeot 308 engine seems to be using oil as I have had to top up oil about every 6 weeks with about a litre of oil. What can be causing this and what can be done to fix any possible problem?
Richard, I have had the same problem since first service last August, since which time I have had to refill 3 times on average mileage! Chief technician at my local Peugeot garage now running 1,000 mile oil test, was surprised to hear that they consider 1L for every 500 miles as not excessive! Also told me that when cars are new they are filled with very high performance oil as the engine is ’tight’ when new. This means that when first oil change occurs they will must be putting in the ’recommended’ grade, which presumably means that it burns much quicker! Hope this helps - Neil from Berkshire
How many miles you already done on the same oil? I suppose quite over what is recommended so it is supposed to run the engine at the most 6,500 miles and then change the oil plus the oil filter, because over running on the same oil will change the oil like water and it burns very quickly. By the way, this old oil will affect the turbo and shorten its life, and the life of the engine - Choukri Kayal from France
How do I set my clock on the 308? It’s a 58 plate - Peter Snowball from England
Submitted: 30/03/2012 08:14:59 | ID: 9425
Where is the external temperature sensor on my Peugeot 308? (110hdi Sport diesel)
On my 308 Hdi sport there is a protrusion from the bottom of the moulding for the drivers side wing mirror which contains the temperature sensor. Switch on the ignition and put the palm of your hand over the protrusion and the display temperature will rise - Jim Ruston from Somerset
Submitted: 22/03/2012 11:58:28 | ID: 9272
My Peugeot 308 has an intermittent loss of power. At times I can press the pedal to the floor and the speed stays the same, but II can’t seem to reach 30mph at full throttle. At other times it goes like a rocket. There are no warning lights and nothing showed during a diagnostic check at the local garage. Any ideas? (THP 140 Auto)
Try to change the fuel filter first - Choukri Kayal from France
Hi Richard, I have experienced the same with my 308, in fact I have had the car actually lose complete power and switch off while driving. Peugeot advised me it is relating to dirty diesel. I argued that this is a safety issue, especially if travelling long distances in Australia. I nearly killed myself on one trip where the the car just would not give me enough power when attempting to overtake a road train and then when arriving at the nearest town, the car was just shutting down. After being advised it was dirty fuel, I contacted Peugeot Australia to advise that the car is not safe. They took no responsibility and told me to take it up with the fuel company. I would love to know how many other 308 drivers have been experiencing the same issue. Granted I have become more selective with the fuel stations I fill up at and this seems to be ok but still not good enough on Peugeot part as every now and then I still get momentary loss of power. Anyway, best to ask your Peugeot service centre to give your fuel system and filters a bit of a cleanse then fill up on some fresh diesel at a service station which has a high turnover of diesel supply - Aussie 308 from Australia
I too have had car cutting out at low speeds. I have 308 diesel and I also have an Expert van. Both go to same fuel station which serves Shell diesel. 308 had diagnostic check and had clear all fault codes but none related to this issue. I asked machanic at Peugeot to look at fuel filter which was a little dark so decided to replace and car has been good so far. Also tested battery which failed. Will replace just in case that is playing up with ecu. Some days the car ran beutifully and other days was very sluggish and 6 speed auto very slow in changing as well as reduced power - Paul Kelly from Australia
My girlfriend had a similar problem and after much strife it turned out to be her cat/converter. Expensive as she had only had the car 3 months. On replacing it the mechanic said if he had a penny for every 308 that came through his door with the same fault, he would be a rich man - Ian Mac from Ayrshire
Hi, I think it could be the catalytic converter as it happened to my Peugeot 308 @ +/- 15,000 klm which was replaced by the Peugeot dealer as it was under warranty, it is really a sluggish and frustrating situation when on the road and cars behind u are impatient not realising your snail paced scenario. I hope this will help. Cheers - Keith Johannes from South Africa
Submitted: 20/03/2012 10:27:59 | ID: 9209
The oil reading on the dashboard of my Peugeot 308 used to read oil okay but now it`s reading oil =. I have checked the oil level and it`s fine. Can you give me a clue what`s wrong?
In my handbook on page 35 it says ’oil - -’ means an oil gauge fault. It says the fault is indicated by the flashing of ’OIL --’. Don’t know if this is the same as you have written OIL = Richard Long from Devon
Submitted: 15/03/2012 11:02:43 | ID: 9071
Hello there, regarding topping up fluid levels. Could someone please tell me the correct fluid specification for engine oil brake fluid anti freeze in a 2009 Peugeot 308? Thank you. (1.6 vti)
Fully synthetic 5w30 oil for top up and these engines use quite a bit! Mark Penney from Cheshire
Submitted: 06/03/2012 14:29:40 | ID: 8795
My clutch has gone. The RAC have said it’s the cable and brake fluid has leaked. Is this covered under warranty and if not how much approximately should it cost in labour and repair?
Submitted: 28/02/2012 13:30:54 | ID: 8650
Please help!!! I started my Peugeot 308 this morning and it started. However, my acceleration would not pick up. Even though I pressed my throttle fully it still kept going slow and would not pick up. Help!!!! :( There are no warning lights on the dash board. Every time I changed gear it would pick up slightly and go slow again... What is wrong?
It could possibly be the Catalytic Converter, have that checked out - Daniel from England
Submitted: 21/02/2012 09:09:20 | ID: 8451
The heater in my Peugeot 308 is taking a long time to heat up, it seems to be cold air but when the heat comes out there seems to be a smell of burning. Could it be a fuse and is this easy to change?
Submitted: 16/02/2012 15:11:56 | ID: 8316
Hi experts, I own a Peugeot 308thp 6-speed model. I’ve tried installing a boost gauge for my car but seems to fail to locate the right vacuum tube for this. I’ve tried few on the engine, thin one, thick one , but still can’t find the right tube for vacuum and pressure. The ones I’m getting are mostly vacuum or only pressure but not both together. Could you help by telling me how and which tube to connect to the boost gauge. Thanks a lot.
Submitted: 16/02/2012 08:04:52 | ID: 8286
The driver’s side wing mirror on my Peugeot 308 was hit in a car park. It’s still usable but it’s loose, is it possible to tighten it up???
Submitted: 10/02/2012 15:30:00 | ID: 8162
When I started the 308 this morning (05/02/12 temperature below freezing) The STOP warning light came on immediately, plus an audible warning, plus "engine temperature too hot" warning. The engine cooling fan also activated. How can this be when starting from cold? Lubricant and cooling fluid levels are all OK!
I had the same problem on my 2008 308. The local garage could not diagnose the problem and advised me to take it to the main dealer for diagnostics. I did - it turned out to be a leaking temperature sensor. Prior to this the car would not idle properly and lost power when on the move. On that occasion the AA disconnected the front O2 sensor so I could get home (apparently not recommended as it messes the cat converter up). The warning was ’anti- pollution system faulty’. The dealer changed the sensor and the car is running fine now - Jo from England
Submitted: 08/02/2012 08:48:08 | ID: 8013
Hi all, is it possible to replace the suspension of a 308 140 THP with 308 GTi’s suspension? If yes, can anyone assist in providing the list of items and item code (eg. Dampers, springs, sway bars etc). I’m thinking of upgrading my suspension for better handling since the GTi’s suspension is lowered 10mm and has stiffer spring rating. Many thanks. (140 THP)
Of course you can - Fook Yu Wan from Malaysia
Submitted: 30/01/2012 14:46:51 | ID: 7726
Can anyone tell me what synthetic engine oil is required for a Peugeot 308 1.6 vti 16v 120s? Thank you.
Submitted: 25/01/2012 08:30:43 | ID: 7636
My 308’s fan is constantly going, even when the car has been sat for hours, any ideas?
Faulty relay is the most likely reason - Choukri Kayal from France
Submitted: 13/01/2012 16:06:58 | ID: 7307
What size fuse is it for the main lights on a 2010 Peugeot 308? And also the position of the fuse?
Submitted: 03/01/2012 15:21:23 | ID: 7020
Central locking problem. Child locks don’t lock and when locking doors have to use double click on key to dead lock the car as single click dosen’t lock the doors. Sometimes when pushing key fob to lock doors nothing happens. Have to push unlock button first, then locking button which then works. Sometimes when I unlock the car and get in, the doors lock by them selves and the mirrors fold in. Any ideas on whats wrong and a possible fix? (THP Auto)
I have a Peugeot 308 2007 and it does the same thing, it drives me mad. As I go to walk away and then decide to check it’s locked and more often than not it is not - May from Cambridgeshire
Submitted: 23/12/2011 15:44:39 | ID: 6842
When my Peugeot 308’s engine is started a sign comes up "fault with engine". What does it mean, my car is only 3 years old.
It means exactly that - Col Ryan from Berkshire
Submitted: 22/12/2011 08:44:50 | ID: 6814
Hi all, just a few points. My 308 has just failed it’s first MOT on a bulb out above the rear reg plate. I have tried several bulbs in it but nothing! The one next to it is fine and not the fuse. I am confused! It also failed on emissions... Come on!!! A 3 year old car failing on emissions? How could this be? And how can I solve this please? Thanks all.
Submitted: 09/12/2011 14:33:24 | ID: 6474
Hello everyone. I wonder if anybody can help me resolving my problem? I own a Peugeot 308 with 90,000km on it. Yesterday I had a problem where the engine would not start. A friend of mine has a diagnostic tool, so we scanned the car and seems that everything is fine, no errors codes. I replaced spark plugs, checked the fuel pump, the relay fuse, and everything. seems to be good. I checked the injectors and they seems to be OK as well. I took the car to garage they scanned the car with special diagnostic tool (Bosch scanned 540) and no errors codes but one thing they found was that there was no spark. And sometimes there is spark sometimes no spark at all. What could be the problem? Any help, please.
Submitted: 02/12/2011 13:46:50 | ID: 6302
The rear offside indicators on my Peugeot 308 don’t work. I have changed the bulbs but still no luck. What should I try next? (HDI 1.6cc diesel)
Submitted: 01/12/2011 15:18:52 | ID: 6289
Why does the 308 have the small wiper blade on the driver’s side and the large wiper blade on the passenger’s side? The blades are 26" and 30". Peugeot UK did not wish to address this issue and referred me to my local Peugeot garage. My garage will change the wiper arms over but not under warranty. I have to pay! WHY? So, as driver, I have limited vision with the small wiper! The wiper only clears two thirds of the driver’s windscreen! Could that be a road safety issue in UK? Please note that vertically impaired drivers will not experience this problem.
Sounds like you have been stood in horse sh*t for too long - Andy from Yorkshire
I think the problem is that the cars are originally designed left hand drive, I haven’t tried it, but changing over the blades may not work. Be careful they may hit each other - Derek Baty from Dorset
Submitted: 01/12/2011 09:02:14 | ID: 6249
There is a noise of liquid moving about from rear of car when I am braking. Has anyone else experienced this and can tell what the problem is? (1.6 HDI 90S)
Hi, the problem you’re having is in the doors maybe all 4 (unless its a 3 door). Open all doors and pull off the rubber strip under the lip of the door, you should only need to remove 2 or 3 grips nearest the car and I bet you will be amazed by how much comes out! Do this on all 4 and also get some pipe cleaners and clean out the drainage hole in the corner nearest the car too. This helps as they get blocked with crap! Good luck - Lee Palfreyman from Warwickshire
Hi, do the rear light clusters let in water? It can gather under rear seats, any water inside vehicle , or is it fuel splashing about in fuel tank? - Mick Winwood from Bedfordshire
I had exactly the same problem on my 2008 1.4 vti s, on the back doors. The drainage hole got blocked and the back doors filled with water. You need to unnlock the drain holes with something long and narrow, that should do the trick - Jonathan Donne from England
Submitted: 24/11/2011 09:13:20 | ID: 6030
What type of oil do I need for my 2008 Peugeot 308? Full synthetic or half synthetic? Thank you in advance.
If your car has diesel fuel then you need fully synthetic oil. Not cheap but essential. When a turbo packs in it is a very expensive repair. I use Shell Ultra Extra 5W - 30, not cheap but excellent. I purchase from Autosessive on the web. Found them to be the cheapest. Even my own garage could not buy the oil at their price! If your car fuel is petrol, I cannot help! Sorry! - John Hunter from Derbyshire
Submitted: 18/11/2011 10:49:07 | ID: 5876
Please could somebody tell me how to change the anti-freeze on my Peugeot 308? Where is the engine drain rod?
Submitted: 14/11/2011 15:14:36 | ID: 5746
How to change time clock setting on my Peugeot 308?
See if this helps: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVMVRTgWN3U - Les from Hampshire
Press the menu button and work through the menu. Can be fiddly but will solve your problem - John Hunter from Derbyshire
Submitted: 07/11/2011 11:11:47 | ID: 5446
Hi, can anyone tell mo how I might change the diesel fuel filter on a Peugeot 308? Thank you.
Submitted: 07/11/2011 09:43:17 | ID: 5423
The passenger side brake light on my Peugeot 308 is not working. I have changed the lamp but it still does not work - is there a fuse somewhere?
I had this problem. Took car to auto electrician and he found a broken earth wire in the lamp connector. He fixed it for £25. It could be a similar problem. He told me he would see me again as Peugeots have lots of electrical problems. He was right. My central locking has now gone wrong - Richard Long from Devon
Submitted: 26/10/2011 16:14:27 | ID: 5264
I am a retired fitter and do my own servicing. Does anyone know how I can reset the service reminder on a Peugeot 308 diesel hdi 110? Thank you.
Please refer to your users handbook. The instructions are contained in the handbook. You can contact me if you require further assistance - John Hunter from Derbyshire
Submitted: 19/10/2011 09:54:47 | ID: 4924
A large amount of water keeps collecting in the driver side footwell, up to 1/4" which then seeps up the carpet in the back of the car. It is not coming from the door side as this is dry but appears to be coming from the centre again, the console. Please help.
Submitted: 06/10/2011 08:41:49 | ID: 4582
My car slides to the left when going round a right hand turn, what should I check?
Check wheel alignment and tyre grip - Gary Close from County Antrim
Submitted: 12/09/2011 09:54:02 | ID: 4363
What oil should I use for 1.4cc petrol engine? Thanks.
Submitted: 02/09/2011 09:18:46 | ID: 4212
Mph is frozen at 27 on the digital readout, how do I reset it?
Submitted: 30/08/2011 09:08:43 | ID: 4153
All the lights are not working on the near side back cluster. Is there a only one fuse for this unit?
Ever get to the bottom of this? Mine have stopped as well. Nothing working on the near side rear - Niall Keane from Ireland
I had this problem on my 308 THP (2008 reg). Turned out to be an earth wire broken of the rear light cluster. Took to an auto electrician who found the fault and soldered it back on. Only cost me £25. Told me Peugeots have lots of electric problems. He was right as I now have a central locking problem - Richard Long from Devon
Submitted: 22/08/2011 09:18:19 | ID: 4072
My 308 has started an intermittent bleeping, about 7-8 rapid bleeps from the speakers. Sometimes it happens once or twice, sometimes several times or not at all. No error warning lights can be seen and not associated with any particular speed or situation except it usually stops after a while. (SW)
I think this has something to do with the stereo not being coded to the vehicle. Car stereos normally have a code to prevent theft but I think these are actually coded to the vehicle chassis number. If it is this then only a Peugeot dealer can recode it to the vehicle - Neil from England
Submitted: 12/08/2011 08:37:50 | ID: 3959
Water builds up in the rear door. Why?
So does mine! Just emptied out almost 1 litre, done this by piercing round black sticker covering holes in bottom of door. It’s going to Peugeot tomorrow to get water tested on rear door seals and for me to get an explanation! - Paul Wells from England
Submitted: 21/06/2011 08:33:56 | ID: 3582
The car experienced loss of power in higher gear, when trying to accelerate. I took it to a garage and was told that where the oil/fuel mix is, there is a build up of sludge/carbon which is strangling the engine. The engine is a THP150 and it could be a known fault with this engine. Peugeot has offered to pay a percentage of the repair (approx £1500), which makes me think it has happened to other customers. Has anyone else had this problem? (Sport)
My car did this, took it back, it then did this on test drive with the garage staff but nothing on laptop. Changed parts and the car was okay for a few weeks then it started over. The car then went to Coventry for test. Found nothing wrong (HQ Coventry are all yes men). I then got Trading Standards involved and put it all in writing. I got my 15 month car with 18,000 miles changed for a nine month car with 8,000 miles. Happy now but it takes time to put it all in writing - Alec Maxwell from Dumfriesshire
I have had this happen three or four times. Mine’s a THP 140 Auto. Year 2008. Have yet to take it into the garage - Richard Long from Devon
Submitted: 25/05/2011 08:25:22 | ID: 2754
I have diesel leaking from the rear of the engine Area. How can I fix it? (110 hdi sport)
Submitted: 25/05/2011 08:20:01 | ID: 2290
The dash indicator flashes that the rear door is open which it is not. The interior light also remains on as if the door is open. This means I cannot lock the car as the system reopens the doors when I try to lock it. HELP!! (90S 1600 Diesel)
Submitted: 22/03/2011 08:26:24 | ID: 2322
The ’check oil’ warning light comes on when starting the car, but upon inspection, the oil level is fine. It’s only just started to do this. The warning light is where the radio is.
Submitted: 28/02/2011 11:34:45 | ID: 2063
I seem to be getting exhaust fumes into the inside of my car injectors. Have been resealed by peugeot but still getting fumes inside car. Anyone any ideas?
Submitted: 13/01/2011 16:14:07 | ID: 2567
Hi, I wonder if anyone else has had my problem. I have 2 yr old 308 hdi 110 SE. I took it to dealership: first wrong diagnoisis - clutch at 37k, then they said one of the diesel nozzles. Once they replaced it the engine was still not good then cylinder head taken off today. I get a call and they say they are going to change the engine under warranty which is good as I can’t afford £4,750, not including fitting. I always had a high regard for these diesel engines but this has made me change my mind. I don’t think I will touch Peugeot again in the future, this car cost me 22k brand new. A lovely ride, good quality inside but this is a bad experience for me. Anyone had the same problem? (se hdi 110)
Submitted: 12/01/2011 09:32:19 | ID: 2415
The seat belt on the front passenger side has jammed into recoil position. It won’t budge! Any clues on how to un jam it? (Deisel wagon)
Submitted: 12/01/2011 08:59:03 | ID: 3671
My car has done under 8,000 miles and has developed a squeak. The garage say the calipers need replacing and that this is covered under the warranty, but that the break pads are worn and need to be replaced as well and that they are not covered under warranty. But I think these have worn due to faulty calipers and not due to my driving as I do not drive excessive distances and the car is only just 12 months old. Is it correct that I should have to pay for new pads, when I have only done under 8000 miles? Thanks.
Fret ye not! All dealerships/garages will demand you replace your brake pads when then replace the discs under all circumstances. Your ’squeak’ is probably due to the fact that the pads are lacking in any copper grease on the points of contact on the caliper and the pad mount springs. In the old days we used to have shims between the metal backing of the pad and the caliper piston to stop brake squeak. These days most have either a bonded shim or nothing at all. If your pads have no shims or copper grease, then I’m afraid it is likely that you will have brake squeak again at some point - Andy from Hampshire
Submitted: 22/12/2010 15:31:43 | ID: 3606
Why does my Peugeot 308 speed up when I take my foot of the accelerator (not always, just occasionaly)? Anyone else had this problem? (hd90)
I have the same problem. When I change gear, if I miss out 3rd and go from 2nd gear to 4th gear the revs increase without my foot being on the accelerator. It can be very scary - Brian Hodson from England
I have the same problem. Have taken it in to be checked and had some software changed but it is still happening intermittently - Janice Kynaston from England
Submitted: 25/11/2010 15:30:38 | ID: 3519
I have been told I need a new door due to a dent and would like to know how much this will cost to do?
Submitted: 17/11/2010 09:05:25 | ID: 2951
308 HDI. A week prior to the car going for the 45,000km service, an engine oil level warning popped up, on checking the dipstick it showed below minimum. This is my third Peugeot in succession with full service histories and I have NEVER had to add oil between services. I do a fair amount of travelling on a daily basis and have not experienced any loss in power, change in consumption or seen any indication of oil leaking anywhere. On average I get between 5.4 and 5.8/100km. Can you please give any advice on what to check or questions to ask regarding this matter. (Diesel)
Submitted: 04/11/2010 11:08:32 | ID: 2941
What is the recomended engine oil to use please?
Submitted: 30/09/2010 09:04:39 | ID: 2612
27000 miles on the clock and the clutch has gone. Is that normal? I bought the car 2 months ago.
Hi, as 27k isn’t much mileage, do you mean the clutch plate has gone and is slipping or the bearing making a noise when you apply the clutch? Did the vehicle have a towbar fitted? Or still got one? If so, it may have been used to tow something substantial and will not be included in the manufacturer 3 year warranty anyway - Andy from Hampshire
Submitted: 13/08/2010 08:11:45 | ID: 1922
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