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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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Mohan, malaysia, Malaysia

Peugeot 407

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

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Guy Taylor, West Sussex

Peugeot 407

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

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Grippin, Malaysia

Peugeot 407

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

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nasiru ma, Nigeria

Peugeot 407

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

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william ledwaba, South Africa

Peugeot 407

my peugoet 407does not crank

Submitted: 06/08/2016 18:11:15 | ID: 134153

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Noel, Portsmouth

Peugeot 407

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

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Lewis wardell, Norfolk

Peugeot 407

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??

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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

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debbie, Ireland

Peugeot 407

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

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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

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Tahiru Musa, Nigeria

Peugeot 407

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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Paul Borg, Yorkshire

Peugeot 407

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

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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

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Alan, Suffolk

Peugeot 407

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

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T, Lincolnshire

Peugeot 407

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

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Gary hayes, West Midlands

Peugeot 407

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

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Richard, West Yorkshire

Peugeot 407

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

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Richard, West Yorkshire

Peugeot 407

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

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tony martens, New Zealand

Peugeot 407

where to find OBD 2 connection for diagonistics?

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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

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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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