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Mr. Paul Dow, Hampshire

Peugeot 407

Hi, I need to replace a damaged wing mirror on my Peugeot 407 sw estate and I'm looking at second hand ones on eBay. Please can someone let me know if the saloon and estate mirrors are the same shape. Thanks

Submitted: 18/02/2017 17:59:34 | ID: 139014

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Josh, Dublin

Peugeot 407

Hi where is the fuel pump relay for Peugeot 407 located,

Submitted: 17/02/2017 19:49:59 | ID: 138997

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Kintulkumar Patel, Offaly

Peugeot 407

Hi, I am getting smoke from the left side of a front wheel

Submitted: 14/02/2017 09:47:37 | ID: 138928

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Michael Ugochukwu, Nigeria

Peugeot 407

Peugeot 407 multiple systems fault. Anyone with same experience and information on how to resolve it?

Submitted: 07/02/2017 23:18:58 | ID: 138783

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Michael Ugochukwu, Nigeria

Peugeot 407

Hit a bump and has been showing powering steering faulty, ESP faulty, ABS faulty, gearbox faulty, braking system faulty, airbags faulty etc. and does not kick when I try to start vehicle ever since.

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You need to scan the OBD2 port to see if the scanner can communicate with the system. Check the fuse box in the engine bay for corroded terminals also check other loom connections for corrosion or poor joints, unplug and replug all visible loom connections . You may have a dry solder joint in one of the car's printed circuit boards, need an electrician to test out. Hugh from City of Glasgow

Thanks, Hugh, it worked. It was a loose terminal on the BSI. Michael Ugochukwu from Nigeria

Submitted: 07/02/2017 19:21:30 | ID: 138782

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charles burley , East Ayrshire

Peugeot 407

When I go over 70 mph the elm light comes on and will stay on until I slow down then it goes. Off sometimes I loose some power and sometimes I dont loose any power after I slow down everything goes back to normal took car to my Peugeot dealer could find no codes saved

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It's your speed limiter switch working. Your dealer can disable it through diagnostic software. Hugh from City of Glasgow

Submitted: 04/02/2017 09:03:02 | ID: 138663

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Danie, South Africa

Peugeot 407

I have a problem with my Peugeot 407sw. Its been to several mechanics and still not running. It starts when being towed at revs above 2000rpm. No warning lights comes on. What should i do?

Submitted: 31/01/2017 05:27:36 | ID: 138557

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Vishwanth, South Africa

Peugeot 407

Hi,I'm currently trying to figure out what is the issue with my car. It's a 3l V6 Tiptronic transmission. If I start the car and drive for an hour or so the oil temp goes up to 80- 90 deg and then when you select drive or reverse the car has a thud or jerk like I'm leaving the clutch to fast but it's automatic so I'm stuck. Had the gearbox drained and original ATF fluid filled from Peugeot, about 7l. I hope someone can help me for I am going grey. Many thanks.

Submitted: 29/01/2017 19:40:24 | ID: 138512

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brian higgins, Gloucestershire

Peugeot 407

i have the following fault on my 407sw .on the dash display a warning triangle with message sim not working or fitted wrongly but i dont use the fone never have had a sim fitted.also the display for car heater windscreen/feet/or into faces symbols not showing temperature not showing in display but i have got a clock instead

Submitted: 27/01/2017 15:52:55 | ID: 138435

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Jacques, South Africa

Peugeot 407

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

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Manwel, Malta

Peugeot 407

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

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salim, Kenya

Peugeot 407

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

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Dave Millett, Bristol

Peugeot 407

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

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Thompson, Yorkshire

Peugeot 407

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

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Thompson, Yorkshire

Peugeot 407

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

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RoughD, Hertfordshire

Peugeot 407

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

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Sebastian, South Africa

Peugeot 407

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

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keith, Norfolk

Peugeot 407

My interior light and 'door open' warning stays on with door shut. Can anyone help me with this please

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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

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Alan, Malta

Peugeot 407

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

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Lynne Meageen, Wiltshire

Peugeot 407

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

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Martin Bonham, Greater London

Peugeot 407

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

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Musa, Nigeria

Peugeot 407

My throttle fails while driving.

Submitted: 08/11/2016 17:54:30 | ID: 136565

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Gerard, Warwickshire

Peugeot 407

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

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Dual mass flywheel get checked just had mine replaced with clutch david roberts from Kent

Submitted: 28/10/2016 22:29:46 | ID: 136328

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Sy, Azerbaijan

Peugeot 407

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

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Dino, South Africa

Peugeot 407

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

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colm mc donald, Ireland

Peugeot 407

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

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Ahmad, Syria

Peugeot 407

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

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V Soares, Norfolk

Peugeot 407

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

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Tony, Medway

Peugeot 407

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

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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

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Paul, South Ayrshire

Peugeot 407

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

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Freddie, South Africa

Peugeot 407

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

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charles mcauley, Lancashire

Peugeot 407

How do you get to the bootlock in settings onthe computer

Submitted: 06/10/2016 14:40:29 | ID: 135756

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Johnny, Berkshire

Peugeot 407

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

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Shay fotzsimons, Meath

Peugeot 407

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

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Dave, Devon

Peugeot 407

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

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Dave, Devon

Peugeot 407

407 is using water I have know leak s

Submitted: 03/09/2016 11:32:27 | ID: 134870

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OGBONNANTA UWAEME, Nigeria

Peugeot 407

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 !

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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

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Sadiq, South Africa

Peugeot 407

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

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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

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Sadiq, South Africa

Peugeot 407

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

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engine mounting is broken check ur eng mountings ashok kumar from Australia

Submitted: 15/08/2016 09:00:44 | ID: 134368

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tashir, South Africa

Peugeot 407

Good day..why does this car automatically open up when locked...thank you

Submitted: 13/08/2016 17:27:29 | ID: 134335

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