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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
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
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
Hi I have a problem on my 407. When I unlock the car the doors open but the fuel pump cap is still locked and is not unlocking. Please help
Take off the rear wheel and try to see if you have access from there. Alternatively buy a smaller car :) Tessie B from Bedfordshire
Submitted: 13/07/2016 11:59:31 | ID: 133484
I drove my car on short journey 12mls, then parked up on driveway. I sat in car with ignition key turn on so I could programme the radio, after about 25mins or so car switched to economy mode, then I tried to start motor key turned and it was dead. The breakdown recovery could not sort it I had it towed to the garage. can anyone tell me what they think it could be? no feed to starter.
Submitted: 13/07/2016 08:17:52 | ID: 133482
Peugeot 407 SW hdi Auto. My n/s/r brake disc gets red hot and there's a constant whining brake noise similar to old bus brakes, when my car's moving. There is no excessive resistance on the wheel when the car's up on the ramp. Even so, I've had to have the disc and pads replaced as since the symptoms started, the pads completely wore down. Had the caliper replaced too. But now, same problem. Garage that did brake work is at a loss..... Please help.
Submitted: 12/07/2016 14:12:04 | ID: 133461
Fuel cap broke and warning light came on how do you reset dash warning light off
Submitted: 07/07/2016 19:25:14 | ID: 133325
Hi, Sorry ignore previous post I realised email was wrong. Just recently my 407 coupe’s temperature gauge has gone from not getting anywhere near the centre mark, to more recently not moving at all. All seams fine with the engine so Im guessing it could be a sensor? Any advice appreciated. thanks Rich
Submitted: 05/07/2016 10:17:09 | ID: 133263
Hi Ive got a 407 Coupe and just recently the temperature gauge has been taking real effort to get it up to normal temps. in the last couple of days it doesn't move at all not form the minimum mark. Any ideas appreciated. Thanks Rich
Submitted: 05/07/2016 10:13:49 | ID: 133261
where to find OBD 2 connection for diagonistics?
Inside centre console. T from Lincolnshire
Raise up the arm rest just behind the hand brake,u would c a socket cap there. jibril from Nigeria
Submitted: 24/06/2016 00:04:58 | ID: 132940
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
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
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
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 .
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
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
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
aircon works on passenger side and hot air on drivers side don't know what cause is
Hi it's a broken heater flap uprated flaps are available from Peugeot dealerships can be diy if you feel up to it Look on YouTube Geoff from County Londonderry
Submitted: 01/06/2016 17:37:33 | ID: 132241
can a 407 run without a depollution filter
can a 407 run without a depolusion filter ferguson from Kent
Submitted: 24/05/2016 16:23:40 | ID: 131974
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