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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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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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