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tony martens, New Zealand

Peugeot 407

where to find OBD 2 connection for diagonistics?

Submitted: 24/06/2016 00:04:58 | ID: 132940

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steve, Italy

Peugeot 407

anomaly indicator........please what does this mean? Because it show on my dashboard when am reverse gear.

Submitted: 23/06/2016 06:23:43 | ID: 132911

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Yordan Yordanov, Hampshire

Peugeot 407

Were i can get ESP pump for 407 coupe 2. 2??i got the car for 1500 and ESP pump cost 1600£ from peugeot

Submitted: 23/06/2016 03:00:39 | ID: 132909

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Kayode, Nigeria

Peugeot 407

I have Peugeot 407 2008 premium pack with the cooling fan problem.when the ac is on the cooling fan is not blowing fast as I expect then allowing the temperature to be above 90 and inside is not cold .the car was diagnosed shows that cooling fan status open circuit,short circuit to positive,short circuit to earth.please could anyone give me the ideas for the solution.

Submitted: 17/06/2016 12:51:50 | ID: 132745

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Rob, West Midlands

Peugeot 407

The car really jumps while you are driving it's like its trying to pull but it struggles to . Any help will be great Thanks .

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Check filters, Spark plugs or injectors depending on your fuel type. Michael from Tyne and Wear

Submitted: 14/06/2016 14:43:53 | ID: 132660

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steve, Staffordshire

Peugeot 407

Is it possible to turn the heating pipes off from underneath the bonnet?to stop heater blowing hot

Submitted: 09/06/2016 18:59:51 | ID: 132497

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Annette, Lincolnshire

Peugeot 407

I have a Peugeot 407 xline 2ltr and keep getting intermittent rising temperatures no lights or warnings just the temperature rising oil and water both checked and fine anyone had this problem

Submitted: 05/06/2016 21:40:25 | ID: 132389

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clelland878@gmail.com, Ireland

Peugeot 407

aircon works on passenger side and hot air on drivers side don't know what cause is

Submitted: 01/06/2016 17:37:33 | ID: 132241

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ferguson, Kent

Peugeot 407

can a 407 run without a depollution filter

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can a 407 run without a depolusion filter ferguson from Kent

Submitted: 24/05/2016 16:23:40 | ID: 131974

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Martin Bonham, Greater London

Peugeot 407

I have just installed a new multifunction display unit. The Odometer now reads in kilometres. How can this be changed back to miles?

Submitted: 22/05/2016 17:17:14 | ID: 131884

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Chris Mason, England

Peugeot 407

bonnet wont properly shut on car

Submitted: 19/05/2016 19:50:53 | ID: 131704

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Kwamena Ackah, Ghana

Peugeot 407

My car will not move quickly when I move from first gear although I will be accelerating, it take about some 3 seconds before it moves perfect. anybody with solution to my problem.

Submitted: 12/05/2016 15:49:28 | ID: 131450

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Alan Odell, Devon

Peugeot 407

Hi i have a 04 407 1.6 i smelt plastic burning i can see the timing belt ??? At the side of the engine has burnt through the housing and only sits on the pulleys properly when reving up what is this and is it expensive

Submitted: 10/05/2016 13:47:50 | ID: 131379

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Roy Johnson, Germany

Peugeot 407

The centre panel which holds the radio and allows you to select the parameters has a faulty display light. Sometimes the display light is on but invariably it dims and you cant read Radio Stations, settings etc. I am told I need a complete new centre panel which is very expensive. Can anyone give me some advice please

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My 407 is the same, especially if the cabin is warm. It might be fine when you fist drive off, even in cool weather, but it will fade away eventually. You can buy a replacement LCD panel (sits above the radio) on internet auction sites like E-Bay quite cheaply, around £40. There are even instructions on You Tube on how to remove and replace them. I'm thinking about it. Egryn from Gwynedd

Submitted: 08/05/2016 13:53:04 | ID: 131307

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Jack Higgison, Lancashire

Peugeot 407

Losing power steering fluid from steering reservoir filler cap

Submitted: 07/05/2016 00:08:07 | ID: 131265

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Peter Skelton, South Africa

Peugeot 407

Good day, I traded in a 407 for a 508. Both cars seem to use a lot of cooling fluid and need regular topping up. Is this normal? Most cars nowadays seem to go from service to service without needing to top up coolant.

Submitted: 28/04/2016 16:28:58 | ID: 130926

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helen didier, Surrey

Peugeot 407

My 407 always shows FOG LAMPS faulty. Now it is showing speed control faulty, side lamps, air pollution filter, sometimes it flashes up that all the tyres are flat, the passenger side window control switch has stopped and the heater is blowing cold on the left hand side. Now usually I would take to peugot to be diagnosedand it has always turned out to be a simple fuse gone and making the computer go crazy - obviously costing me a fortune. Anyone has ideas on what I should be looking at ?? Once the car starts running everything goes off and no more bleeping...... thanks Helen

Submitted: 25/04/2016 07:40:29 | ID: 130783

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Helen, Surrey

Peugeot 407

The digital display screen keeps showing that there are faults. "Tires flat, rear fog light not working etc". All these faults are non existent but it appears to be all on the left hand side of the car. Can anyone suggest a solution.

Submitted: 24/04/2016 11:02:45 | ID: 130755

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mark, Malta

Peugeot 407

i have a problem after driving for 30 and press the clutch and enter the first gear the car turns off with out even removing my feet from the clutch this happenes on the 1st 3rd and fifth gears only on other gears works fine after i stop and cools down it works perfect can any one help me finding my fault?

Submitted: 17/04/2016 21:40:51 | ID: 130520

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ken okafor, Nottinghamshire

Peugeot 407

Hi,i got my 407 2.2 automatic. Please anyone with the experience on how to solve my problem. The car was a lovely car to drive untill it just develop this problem of every morning when i start the car it wont pick up untill few minutes.And when i start driving and want to move qiuck,it takes a few seconds before it could pick and move well. Please anyone with idea how to solve this problem? Cheers Ken

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when i start driving from first gear and want to move qiuck,it takes a few seconds before it could pick and move well. Please anyone with idea how to solve this problem? Cheers Kwamena Kwamena Ackah from Ghana

Submitted: 07/04/2016 14:09:34 | ID: 130065

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Patrick, Lebanon

Peugeot 407

Plz help urgent while driving my peugeot 2005 2.0 407 4 door lights go on and the wipers starts by them self when that happens I can't turn them of and if I turn the car off it won't turn on again and also I can't use the horn... but after a while the lights go back of and wipers stop and things go back to normal plzzzzz help

Submitted: 06/04/2016 18:18:27 | ID: 130029

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Paul Peter, Middlesex

Peugeot 407

Got a second hand Peugeot 407 2.0 l Petrol. Recently, the horn fails and took it off to adjust the contact and after fixing the Airbag light starts to emit every time and throughout until turn off. Mechanic tried to replace the Airbag but the light still comes on. Peugeot service centre asking to replace Airbag, complete set comm2003(signal light, light, wiper) switch and the airbag control unit. Could someone assist is that the normal fault of these three items or something else.

Submitted: 03/04/2016 05:49:47 | ID: 129872

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Graham Roberts, Flintshire

Peugeot 407

Wipers are running intermittent all the time with normal operation not working. Tried the 3minute re boot. I was also told to locate a relay foot well passenger side none to be found.

Submitted: 02/04/2016 16:19:26 | ID: 129853

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Dale Watson, New Zealand

Peugeot 407

The car cranks over but wont start. There is a high pitched whine sound coming from the rear of the engine which stops when the battery is disconected. Any ideas what is wrong with it?

Submitted: 24/03/2016 04:25:22 | ID: 129396

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zoran, Luton

Peugeot 407

Hello, Please tell me what can be controlled by VOICE in 407 Coupe 2.7 GT Platinum, yr=2006, and how can I make the phone number to be shown, not hidden. It shows PRIVATE NUMBER to the receiver Thank you, Zoran Dimovski

Submitted: 12/03/2016 07:11:22 | ID: 128885

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Nicola, South Lanarkshire

Peugeot 407

Hi I have a coupe with full screen Sat nav and tel but ever time I press telephone key i comes up on screen "as poorly inserted sim". When you look through the various options you can see it has a network but it won't let me highlight it as an option. The bluetooth on my phone is not able to find the system. I put the software disc in but it did nothing and some times even spits it back out. Not sure what to do if it is a lost cause. Thanks Nicola

Submitted: 11/03/2016 20:06:00 | ID: 128874

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Brian Trafford , Lancashire

Peugeot 407

Started car this morning. It drove about 4m, then lost drive. Can select all gears no grinding or noise , speedo not moving when in gear. Any ideas, Brian

Submitted: 11/03/2016 12:35:52 | ID: 128848

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Roger Gibby, Wiltshire

Peugeot 407

Direction indicator wouldn't cancel after turning, stopped and turned off ignition, re-started engine and now have total indicator failure......but.....hazard warning lights are working. Can you help? Local garage suggests I need a complete new stalk costing over £400.....

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local garage are probably right about the stalk.. but I'm sure you could get it cheaper elsewhere.. but then there's the fitting !! (Match one up on fleabay.. most are less than fifty bucks !!) R Evans from Caerphilly

Diolch yn fawr Bach!!!! I'm trying carbreakers website (and have e-mailed Peugeot Customer Services to see if they can offer any advice)...... Good luck to our boys on Saturday!!!!! Roger Gibby from Wiltshire

Submitted: 09/03/2016 11:55:29 | ID: 128755

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Maurice, South Africa

Peugeot 407

Hi, my Peugeot 407, 2 litre petrol cylinder head was done because it overheated. When we try to start it, there is no sparks going to the plugs for ignition to take place. The heat sensor to the cylinder head is not yet connected, could that be the cause? Thanks for your help, be blessed.

Submitted: 02/03/2016 17:20:45 | ID: 128438

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Coogan Pillay, South Africa

Peugeot 407

Hi, My car radio doesn't work. When on try select radio on the display its grey out and my car is on economic mode and can't get out of that mode. A mac says i need to replace the Glow Plug Reply. Is it possible that the Glow Plug Rely is stopping my radio/CD player from working? Thanks

Submitted: 26/02/2016 08:15:57 | ID: 128189

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Emeka, Nigeria

Peugeot 407

I am having a problem with my power steering cutting out. this happens when in heavy traffic after a fairly long journey and the temperature gets over the 90 degree mark the power steering warning light comes on and the stop warning . The indicator displays power steering faulty. I have had the power steering fluid changed and the pump checked. after having rested the car for a short while on re-starting every thing works ok until the temperature rises again, although if I have a clear journey every thing is ok. could anyone help me with this. it only happens under the above circumstances.

Submitted: 24/02/2016 21:50:06 | ID: 128118

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Osundiji Abiodun, Nigeria

Peugeot 407

what could be making Peugeot 407 to stop when on motion that is when moving it will stop suddenly especially when driven about thirty minutes

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The problem is alternator, when the alternator is not charging the battery very well it affect the steering,I had similar problem with my Peugeot 407 I called the brake down people they told me it was alternator and truly I changed my alternator that's end the problem John from Essex

Submitted: 13/02/2016 06:50:18 | ID: 127513

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Jerry, Dublin

Peugeot 407

Any one got an answer for this cause, I drove my car 407 Peugeot 2006 was with my friend inside the car for 2hours the radio was on dat day everything was working fine, next day woke up trying to start the car it wont start there's something showing on the screen "Economic mode active why is dat any suggestion why it won't start

Submitted: 05/02/2016 16:58:50 | ID: 127180

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Dave, Essex

Peugeot 407

Some times when I go to pull away from traffic lights the engine will not accelerate pumping the accelerator pedal makes not difference, sometime it will clear on its own, other times you have to turn the ignition off and back on again. What could be the fault that is causing this problem?

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Your Exhaust Gas Recirculation valve is dirty and sticking in the recirculation position. you can test this by disconnecting the EGR electrical connector and taking it for a short drive. The fix for this is either 1: remove and clean the existing EGR. 2: replace the EGR with a new unit. 3: some places offer a blanking off plate to remove it from the exhaust gas cycle. 4: leave the electrical connector off. Some of these "fixes" may be illegal in your area. Colin Kleinig from Australia

Submitted: 22/01/2016 15:46:06 | ID: 126532

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Bing, Hertfordshire

Peugeot 407

Hi I have the ultimate in sim card phone system in my 407, problem is everything I use the phone I get terrible interference & people can't hear or understand me, does anyone have any clues?

Submitted: 21/01/2016 18:38:32 | ID: 126507

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John, Essex

Peugeot 407

this massage CONTROL PRESSION come on my dashboard as soon as I turn on the ignition what could be the problem or what do I need to change?

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One of the tyre pressure sensors has detected low tyre pressure, you need to ensure all tyre pressures are correct. Tony from Essex

As per Tony's answer.. but be aware, you may need to get the 'error' message cleared from the ECU.. on new Fords you do ! More new technology means more money for the dealers. !! R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 14/01/2016 12:35:20 | ID: 126122

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j.w.homer, West Midlands

Peugeot 407

Why does the spindle on the heater flap keep breaking

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Because its designed wrong. steve from Gloucestershire

Submitted: 13/01/2016 17:10:43 | ID: 126057

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Nicola, Tyne and Wear

Peugeot 407

Hi, I'm experiencing problems with my cooler fan. It suddenly started rotating on a cold engine and continues to rotate throughout the drive,it runs for roughly 30 seconds after ignition is switched off. I've had the temp sensor changed and the main fan relay but still no change. My question is this,does anyone else have this problem,or had this problem and how was it fixed. Kind regards.

Submitted: 07/01/2016 17:24:11 | ID: 125708

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Ron Yellinek, Israel

Peugeot 407

using the key (not the remote) to open & close my 407 2010 won't operate the central lock any advice ? thanks

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Ron, several modern cars that use remote control to open.. keyless entry... will not operate the central locking when the key IS used. If you know that your key entry used to open all doors, then there may be a problem. Wifey has a Clio and the key will only allow entry to the vehicle via passenger door.. that's normal, fella. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 28/12/2015 04:35:07 | ID: 125222

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barry, Northamptonshire

Peugeot 407

can anyone help me on my peugeot 407 2006 model both my front heated seats have stopped working have checked all 30amp fuses and all ok

Submitted: 26/12/2015 14:27:40 | ID: 125156

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