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Chris, Hertfordshire

Peugeot 407

Hi I have a 2006 Peugeot 407 which has a fault on the Multi Function Display which I suspect needs replacing. I have managed to get to the position of removing the display but cannot for the life of me work out how to remove the multiplug. It seems to have a black clip holding in place but whatever I do I cant pull the plug out. I am wooried about damaging something so would appreciate any help

Submitted: 22/04/2017 18:49:54 | ID: 140825

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solomon utuagha, Nigeria

Peugeot 407

good day, what seems to be the problem, when i get to a stop or traffic light i will discover that my 407 car no longer accelerate when i match the throttle while the engine will still be on. i had to switch the car off and on again before the throttle will begin to accelerate. please what is wrong

Submitted: 22/04/2017 17:04:40 | ID: 140822

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barney, Worcestershire

Peugeot 407

hi, have a 407sw, it just didn't want to start after I went shopping. I managed to get it started the other day, but took a full charged battery and some forced fuel, when it fired up it sounded like the timing was all wrong, was very rattily and clingy noise. I check the timing on the car but it seems to be fine, Any ideas.?

Submitted: 19/04/2017 10:40:48 | ID: 140728

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Lisa Miller, Shropshire

Peugeot 407

I can't open the boot from the outside. It will open with a screwdriver from the inside. I don't think it is a fuse as it was very unpredictable and then just stopped working. I've checked the wiring and it looks ok. Please help.

Submitted: 18/04/2017 19:43:44 | ID: 140714

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Shireen, Cumbria

Peugeot 407

Hello I have tried to open my bonnet on my peugeot 407 Hdi , the internal release worked fine but when I tried to open it using the external lever it snapped off. Anyone know how I can open the bonnet now. Thank you in advance.

Submitted: 14/04/2017 16:21:21 | ID: 140624

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Dirk Potgieter, South Africa

Peugeot 407

How do I reset the fuel cut-off switch

Submitted: 11/04/2017 18:24:29 | ID: 140558

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Daniel, Greater London

Peugeot 407

vehicle can only change to reverse gear only before you start the engine.But if the engine is running, you cannot shift to reverse and also gear one is quite weak. Please help. Thanks

Submitted: 10/04/2017 15:20:34 | ID: 140532

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Patrick, Dublin

Peugeot 407

Hi could you tell me if the 407 st 1.8 were recalled with power steering problems ?

Submitted: 05/04/2017 18:37:50 | ID: 140434

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andy bates, Powys

Peugeot 407

heater noisey in high speed like a huming niose in high and low temp

Submitted: 02/04/2017 17:53:36 | ID: 140358

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andy bates, Powys

Peugeot 407

fan heater noisey ok on slow speed but noisey on higher speed a huming noise is best to descibe it tried it in low and high temp still the same.

Submitted: 02/04/2017 17:52:10 | ID: 140357

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Anthony, South Africa

Peugeot 407

I have a 407 st comfit.the car drove fine until i let it stand for 4 months without a battery because i was out of town. When i restarted it all sort of warning lights came on esp/abs engine man sys faulty faulty light and fog lamp bulbs and faulty antipolution system.i had thes faults cleared because the mechanic said he found no defects. But the faulty man sys light came back on and then esp light would come in and the car would cut out and restart after a few minutes. But since the last time the car would not start at all.any ideas as i have to get it started to get it at the garage

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The Peugeot ECU and BSI Body Systems Interface control modules tend to go into meltdown if you reconnect a battery after a long while. BSI failures can give you no indicators, ignition lights on with no key, wildly incorrect instrument cluster readings and complete non start. You could try a BSI reset Put the driver's window down, open the bonnet and ensure all equipment is switched off. Make sure no one operates a key fob remote control in the vicinity during the following. Ensure all doors are closed and remove key from the ignition. Wait for 3 minutes, disconnect the vehicle battery and wait 15 seconds. Reconnect the vehicle battery, wait a further 10 seconds (do not open doors.). Switch on the side lights through the driver's window. Switch on the ignition and check system's functionality. If you have central locking, hold lock button on key down for 10 seconds. Remove key, open and close door then test central locking system. Start the engine and complete the system's check. If necessary repeat and try otherwise Google BSI reset. Hugh from City of Glasgow

Submitted: 02/04/2017 08:18:25 | ID: 140338

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Jim Baird, West Lothian

Peugeot 407

Since rebooting my radio and information screen, I don`t get the radio information script. Tried everything.

Submitted: 28/03/2017 07:53:30 | ID: 140214

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lynette, Lancashire

Peugeot 407

Hi this is probably stupid question but just bought a 407 coupe and wanted to know how you just have heating on without the air con on. Advice appreciated

Submitted: 23/03/2017 22:33:22 | ID: 140118

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steve, Kent

Peugeot 407

hi everyone, can someone please help me. when my 407hdi is cold the car pulls away very slowly,almost on tick over, as soon as the revs pick up its ok, could it be something to do with the cold start?

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It might be lack of turbo boost. Check turbo boost sensor and turbo boost control. Also check MAF sensor. Hugh from City of Glasgow

Submitted: 23/03/2017 13:54:33 | ID: 140103

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Margaret, Stirling

Peugeot 407

Battery goes flat wen locked car tha alarm keeps going off it drains the battery wen charge the battery leaves the doors open car starts all the time can you help me please

Submitted: 22/03/2017 11:37:29 | ID: 140074

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Paul, West Sussex

Peugeot 407

I have a Peugeot 407 SW and recently noticed a knocking noise from underneath the car when I accelerate away from a standing start. I can feel the knock on the floor of car when I pull away or if I break heavy and not sure what it could be..?

Submitted: 17/03/2017 13:43:41 | ID: 139932

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nizar aldarwish, Syria

Peugeot 407

Hi : one year before I left my car in syria because of war. I had disconnected the battery then I locked the driver door mannualy . since a week a friend of mine told me that he found my car is opened .I can do nothing because I am out of my country . how can be lock my car without key . help me please .

Submitted: 15/03/2017 10:36:38 | ID: 139867

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Mike, Cheshire

Peugeot 407

I connected the new battery the wrong way by mistake for about 10 seconds will it have done any damage ?

Submitted: 12/03/2017 19:47:58 | ID: 139798

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paul, West Midlands

Peugeot 407

Is it ok for my temp to go up to half way only just had the car would love to no I checked water is ok and oil thanks would love fees back

Submitted: 10/03/2017 14:43:20 | ID: 139735

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Les, Middlesbrough

Peugeot 407

When I open my 407sw and start it the hazards will flash for around 90 seconds any idea how I can stop this

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Two things you could check. All your flasher bulbs for clean, sound connections and good earth also - long shot - brake pedal switch connections or the switch itself faulty. Hugh from City of Glasgow

Submitted: 10/03/2017 12:58:44 | ID: 139728

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Me, Hungary

Peugeot 407

How to turn off automatic headlamp? In personal options not exist :(

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On your MFD (multi function display) go to personalisation and configuration and then uncheck auto headlights option. Hugh from City of Glasgow

If you don't have the option of auto headlights in parameter configerations. you have a aftermarket lcd fitted. Dennis from Yorkshire

Submitted: 10/03/2017 10:59:27 | ID: 139724

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david, Hampshire

Peugeot 407

which years were fitted with feul pump+sender and which years are just feul sender thank you.

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All 407's have a both a fuel pump and a fuel sender unit, without a fuel pump no fuel will get to the engine. A fuel sender just sends a signal to the fuel gauge to show how much fuel is in the tank, it doesn't send fuel as such. Mick from Portugal

Why not say what year your car is and whether it is petrol or diesel? For example the 2005 407 with 1.6 2 kitre HDi engines with Siemens pump do not have the combined fuel pump and sender unit you are referring to, they do not have a pump in the tank. There is a rubber bulb under the bonnet to prime the system during filter changes etc and for normal operation the suction side of the injection pump acts as a fuel lift pump to feed the high pressure side. . Hugh from City of Glasgow

Submitted: 09/03/2017 14:20:07 | ID: 139697

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paul hardcastle, Yorkshire

Peugeot 407

hi got a problem with my peugeot 2.2 l petrol car will not start called the aa out diagnostics said the following fault codes system . engine control 1-3a1 /1aw 6lpp0704 -clutch switch. error message malfunction.p1694-starter motor .error.message.short.or plus or earth short .no crank signal or immobiliser active on live readings he took the key fob apart battery ok 3v in key fob he put it back together and car started been ok for a week and now the car will not start up at all any ideas will be very much welcomed thanks paul

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Fix the faults the AA man has already told you about? Mick from Portugal

Submitted: 06/03/2017 20:11:43 | ID: 139551

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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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