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Good day. When my 407 alarm goes off, no sound is coming from alarm. Hazards is flickering but no sound. Also the inside sensor button is constantly on but when I push the button it stays on. Kind regards Jacques
Submitted: 17/01/2017 13:40:59 | ID: 138191
Hi i just got a 20 diesel autometic peugeot 407 excecutive everything till now is fine but sometimes when the esp foult show on the deshbord the gear liver kind of get stak and would not get to drive i have to make some strength to get it on drive and it kind of click. Dose any one knews what the esp had to do with the gear liver ? Or whats the problem ? Thanks
Submitted: 10/01/2017 08:54:16 | ID: 137986
l would like know how the car behave when a throtlle senso is not working pls also how to replace it
Submitted: 24/12/2016 20:44:29 | ID: 137580
i cant lock my car got a new fob and key its been working but now wont
Submitted: 15/12/2016 18:23:01 | ID: 137394
My garage tells me that I need my brake pads replacing urgently, but it hasn't been displayed on my warning screen. Must I have it done? I'm driving from the south of France to the UK next week?
Submitted: 09/12/2016 21:02:56 | ID: 137278
My garage hasn't told me that my brake pads need replacing urgently but it hasn't come up on my warning display unit, should I believe him?
Submitted: 09/12/2016 21:00:29 | ID: 137277
Hi. Can anyone tell me where the cold start/glow plug relay is located on a407 2.7 v6 hdi coupe please.
Submitted: 05/12/2016 19:31:49 | ID: 137191
My peugeot 407 was not locking. So I bought a new transponder. It was coded but can get the doors to lock. When pressing the unlock there is a single click. When pressing lock it double click but door still open and the alarm starrs sounding.Boot lock fine with no problems
Submitted: 05/12/2016 06:03:29 | ID: 137173
My interior light and 'door open' warning stays on with door shut. Can anyone help me with this please
I had the same problem few weeks ago. even when I used to go out of the car and try to lock it, it would not lock . I used to give it a small knock on the driver door handle and lock it again. Now I changed the driver lock and solved the problem Alan from Malta
Submitted: 28/11/2016 15:46:25 | ID: 137013
Hi , I am an owner of a peugeot 407 2.0HDI , my problem is that sometimes it start smoking heavily , loses power and turbo sounds different, ofter a couple of miles the car comes back to normal. No warning lights on dashboard .The colour of the smoke is more white and really smells badly. When I took it to my mechanic and connected it with the computer he could not track the problem. Thanks Alan
Submitted: 26/11/2016 14:57:19 | ID: 136973
No response from any Buttons, Menu, Satnav, Audio etc. Just goes into a loop staying briefly on Map, then Jukebox,no Radio at all, short beeping sound then out of everything before seeming to reboot itself into the same loop. Switched off ignition hoping to reboot system without success. Help!
Submitted: 24/11/2016 15:48:32 | ID: 136929
Can I sync my Smartphone with the Peugeot 407 interior Wifi? The car was registered in 2005.
Submitted: 19/11/2016 18:28:36 | ID: 136796
My throttle fails while driving.
Submitted: 08/11/2016 17:54:30 | ID: 136565
Hi I own a Peugeot 407 2 litre diesel estate a week a go after sitting for a year, put through mot had it serviced passed m previously another guy told me ball joint had play ,but now checked and ok so few day started to use car again have noticed in low gears eg 2 and 3 and 4 car starts juddering wants to take off but can't when in 5 the seems ok , can't understand why this is happening, then more problems just when I find out car bottom covers all loose and screws missing , so replace them and drive the car again , now replaced diesel fuel filter makes no difference cars still jumping juddering this is only way to explain, then I find something sounds loose under car more fro passenger side can't be certain when you switch off car after a 15 minute drive I baffled and scared to drive in case I damage something neighbours Reckons could it be engine mountings or exhaust I don't know, or could it be an injector playing up not sure about that either , so put in fuel additive cleaner not done any good , then I took for a drive today still the same although noise underneath sounds worse,, and couple of times car would not start very weird then it did
Dual mass flywheel get checked just had mine replaced with clutch david roberts from Kent
Submitted: 28/10/2016 22:29:46 | ID: 136328
How can I find the code of the ignition key of the car ? VIN is VF36DRFNE21112795, engine 161470
Submitted: 23/10/2016 18:32:03 | ID: 136187
hi everyone, i don't know how to bleed water on my car. i can drive around slowly but wen i find the long up hill the oil gauge gow hihg and the temperature go more then 90 degrees can someone help on this? i already put the new cilynder head top gasket. new thermostat
Submitted: 20/10/2016 14:36:15 | ID: 136092
My car a 07 Peugeot 1.8 petrol refused to start .AA were called their mechanic reckoned my fuel pump had failed. I replaced the pump but could not start the car . The handbook says there is a fuel cut-off button on the car but I could not find it . When I earthed the fuse with a piece of wire the engine stated up . Anybody got any ideas about this fuel cut-off switch .
Submitted: 18/10/2016 04:49:18 | ID: 136039
Hello after i replace brake bad appear this problem ABS fault ASR fault PRND fault Help me plz
Submitted: 16/10/2016 22:07:12 | ID: 136011
Hello! I recently fitted a gearbox from a 307 to a 407, and the cruise control stopped working, although the speed limiter works but just won't engage, all the other sensors (brake and pedal) work. I took it to Peugeot and they told me that's because of the different gears ratio, and that's why is not working. Just wanted to know if this is true? Cos they want to charge me a fortune for a new gearbox. Thanks for the attention
Submitted: 13/10/2016 19:46:40 | ID: 135930
Hi I have a 2006, 407HDI 136bhp SW model and have been given 7 litres of commercial 'add blue' to top up my de-pollution system. Does anyone know if lorry 'add blue' is ok for this vehicle? Thanks in advance Tony
This might destroy your engine! I have a 2007 2.0hdi 407. Mine does not take Add blue. It takes Pat fluid. Addblue and Patfluid (Eloy oil) are 2 different things. Addblue gets injected into the diesel particulate filter (its 70% water) but Patfluid is injected into the diesel tank Paul Mccartney from Armagh
Submitted: 10/10/2016 10:09:21 | ID: 135844
I came back from vacation and the bettery on my Peugeot 407 coupe had lost it charge. I recharged the batter and the car started ok, however the power steering warning light came on, the I lost the power steering, the heater stopped working and the engine cut out and I could not restart as the battery seemed to have lost its charge again. Any thoughts on what it could be
Submitted: 08/10/2016 20:09:28 | ID: 135818
I have recently removed the steering wheel to repair the hooter and indicator. After reinstalling a warning light came on saying esp system fault. Plz can someone help me and tell me what I need to do to remove the error message.
Submitted: 08/10/2016 16:49:46 | ID: 135809
How do you get to the bootlock in settings onthe computer
Submitted: 06/10/2016 14:40:29 | ID: 135756
I have a 2.0 407 estate and the engine light came on and I've had it checked so they told me the DPF filter have been taken out and left like thet . Now I've buyed the filter and the lambda sensor but the garage said that someone blocked the computer in order to remove the filter and if the garage change it , the filter will block again . Does anyone know if it is possible to change the filter without going to peugeot?
Submitted: 19/09/2016 08:30:16 | ID: 135280
My 407 the car was started up when i went to get back into my car the doors were locked
Submitted: 12/09/2016 12:33:28 | ID: 135116
What happens when you get water into the inlet manifold on Peugeot 407 & how can i get rid of it.
Submitted: 09/09/2016 08:55:30 | ID: 135044
407 is using water I have know leak s
Submitted: 03/09/2016 11:32:27 | ID: 134870
So much problems - now its the throttle body. Car starts, revs ok but a few minutes goes into unsteady run, will not accelerate with check engine sign showing. Scanned with Peugeot Planet point to the depollution system fault !
Same thing as mine and I stay in Abj, changed the throttle body and it worked try changing ur throttle body and maybe the fuel pump and filter. Mine is still showing the depollution system fault tho Shadon from Nigeria
I use a manual Peugeot 407 and I have a problem of throttle failing in the course of driving. Musa from Nigeria
Submitted: 30/08/2016 08:31:26 | ID: 134753
Hi I have a problem with my Peugeot 407 V6 gearbox heats up and gears starts hammering when slowing down and when you stop and pull off again takes long to change into next gear and gives a load thud please help me sort out my car thanks
Hi Sir/madam The problem is the gearbox of my peugeot heats up when slowing down . It give a load thud when pulling away. Its the peugeot James Booysen from South Africa
Submitted: 17/08/2016 11:06:52 | ID: 134418
My 407 goes well in the open road but in traffic buidup the gearbox get hot and when you break to stop the gear jumps like from 6th to 3rd giving a load bang my car is a Japanese model its comes with pioneer component system I don't know how to use it as the books are all in Japanese please help thanks
engine mounting is broken check ur eng mountings ashok kumar from Australia
Submitted: 15/08/2016 09:00:44 | ID: 134368
Good day..why does this car automatically open up when locked...thank you
Submitted: 13/08/2016 17:27:29 | ID: 134335
Hi....i have a Peugeot 407, 2.0 petrol 2009 model.recently the engine rattling badly n often the car goes to safe mode whenever i slow down.the timing belt, plugs have all been changed...nothing wrong with the throttle.all have been checked...any advise why the problem still persist.thank you
Submitted: 10/08/2016 15:21:06 | ID: 134259
My tyre inflate logo stays on even after I have put appropriate amount of air in the tyres. Is this a sensor fault or does computer need resetting? If it's the latter can I do reset, if so how, or do I have to go to engineers place to get it done??? Thank you for your assistance.
Submitted: 10/08/2016 14:09:56 | ID: 134258
The radiator turned on and off automatically long after the engine stops. This happened after i sent the car for its regular service recently.
Submitted: 08/08/2016 16:43:52 | ID: 134205
vandals stole my tapping glass control, I buy new one and the whole thing on the four doors are not working.
Submitted: 08/08/2016 11:10:53 | ID: 134192
my peugoet 407does not crank
Submitted: 06/08/2016 18:11:15 | ID: 134153
I recently bought a 407 2.0 HDi and the display quickly faded beyond acceptable use, I found one with the exact same part number on EBay and fitted it however the Aircon & Phone does not show on it now, only the Trip, Radio and Settings show now ? can this be reprogrammed ?
Submitted: 04/08/2016 09:59:33 | ID: 134104
Hi, my 407's engine light has come on. I have been told by a few people it is to do with some special oil (like a blood bag) which should be put into the car as it has ran out. Do you know if this is correct? If it is, how much would it be and could I put it in myself??
Could well be if its a diesel. There is a tank of additive which needs refilling c 80k. Interestingly I was told having owned a Diesel 407 for 9 years by a chap at Peugeot that the additive (which is not cheap) is injected each time you fill the tank. In other words best to fill up the tank 100% each time which is what I have always done. So far no warning light. Elsewhere on Google a chap describes how to refill the Oilio tank but it did not look easy for an amateur. Hope this helps. PUGMAN from Surrey
Submitted: 27/07/2016 18:25:01 | ID: 133896
cut out while driving try to restart nothing economy drive mode coming on depollution faulty system was coming on for a while but was driving fine
See response to Lewis Wardell. Could also be that EGR (exhaust gas recycling valve) needs cleaning. My engine (diesel) cut out recently because of this. Apparently the sensor concerned detects a change in pressure in the crankcase and closes the engine down. The valve was cleaned at the cost of 3 hours labour and all is well. Use only fully synthetic oil was the advice I was given to keep the engine working well. Also mechanic gave the engine a full flush. (80k on clock) PUGMAN from Surrey
Submitted: 26/07/2016 19:42:46 | ID: 133868
My 2004 Peugeot 407 (manual) developed a problem. The engine runs fine and it selects all gears smoothly. When I put it in gear (first or reverse) and release the clutch the engine shuts down. Can someone help? Fuel pump, spark plugs and injector is ok. Just changed the throttle sensors. Regards.
Submitted: 13/07/2016 12:36:20 | ID: 133486
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