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Tim Holmes, Durham

Peugeot Boxer

Is there a Haynes Manuel for a pergeot boxer harmony autosleeper yr 1998 or a book about the engine that I could refure to if that's how you spell it. Thanks.

Submitted: 25/07/2016 18:08:21 | ID: 133829

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Nigel, Hampshire

Peugeot Boxer

Hoping someone can help.............! I had a new alternator fitted a couple of months ago due to red battery light staying on and battery not charging. All has been well until a couple of days ago when the red light started to flicker on and now comes on and off quite regularly. The battery is fairly new, around 3 years old and heavy duty...100 ah. The battery is reading 13 plus volts. Why would the red battery light be coming on again.........?

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Possibly dirty connections, loose or damaged leads.. mainly earth strap. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 23/07/2016 21:14:20 | ID: 133773

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William Clarke, Staffordshire

Peugeot Boxer

Would the brake discs for a 3 litre x250 fit my x230 motorhome 2.5td non abs?

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William.. the answer to this is.. possibly.. although they are different base chassis, there are many discs compatible with other vehicles.... send me your chassis number to fb1051 at btinternet dot com and I'll check for sure for you. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 22/07/2016 22:08:12 | ID: 133744

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Joyce, Merseyside

Peugeot Boxer

We have a 1997 elddis motorhome based on a Peugeot boxer chassis. Runs fine on straight roads but totally loses power on hills The revs die right down even when I change to lower gear. It has recently had a full service so I know it's not the filters Any suggestions?

Submitted: 20/07/2016 17:38:05 | ID: 133682

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Brian Woodward, Bournemouth

Peugeot Boxer

How can I take petrol tank out and clean system through fuel left in tank for 9months

Submitted: 18/07/2016 21:38:56 | ID: 133631

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julie, Durham

Peugeot Boxer

if my ecu was broke would my van still start? fitted a new diesel pump and since then it starts and runs for a few minutes then cuts out.

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In my non professional opinion it sounds like air in the fuel line. There should be a bleed screw on the lower part of the fuel filter housing, loosen slightly and pump the button on top of filter until the foam turns to fuel. Don't forget to catch the drips. Make sure the battery is fully charged and turn the key. There might be a cough and splutter, bear with it. As and when she does fire, don't be gentle with the throttle. This procedure may take a few tries but hopefully you will get a result. If not, a pint in the right man's hand may be a good investment. See you on the road. William Clarke from Staffordshire

Julie, when you change the high pressure fuel pump you have to connect to the ecu via the OBD and tell the ecu that there is a new pump fitted and the ecu will 'learn' the new settings for that pump. But, as William has said, there may be air in the system that needs to be bled out too. You don't need to go to Pug for this.. a diesel tuning centre can do it at a fraction of the cost.. they can also check the diagnostics to see if there's any other fault registered. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 18/07/2016 20:23:01 | ID: 133628

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katrina Windsor, Cumbria

Peugeot Boxer

Heater fan working on all speeds. Heat does come out if screen and foot vents, but no air either hot or cold comes out of side or centre vents. Can anyone suggest what the problem might be.

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Sounds like linkage at the blower direction dial may have bent, twisted, broken or disconnected. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 17/07/2016 18:28:41 | ID: 133590

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cheryl burnett, County Londonderry

Peugeot Boxer

Hi i have got a peugeot boxer 2005 stuck in reverse, i have changed the gear cable brand new , im still stuck in reverse

Submitted: 14/07/2016 20:35:53 | ID: 133527

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chris, Gloucestershire

Peugeot Boxer

1996 camper which has a gearbox issue. The parts are no longer made ! Any help will be appreciated

Submitted: 14/07/2016 13:37:12 | ID: 133519

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Don, Hampshire

Peugeot Boxer

Where is the relay for the windscreen wipers.

Submitted: 10/07/2016 18:11:23 | ID: 133412

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brad, Caerphilly

Peugeot Boxer

hello can anybody tell me what the oil level should show on the dip stick. I bought the van new when I checked it then it was well over both of the mid section lines. and after the 40,000 service which was done by Peugeot it is still over both lines

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dipstick is usually the one to go by, but that is assuming it is correct in the first place. the only way to be sure is to find the capacity for your engine (there are variants with different capacities)... drop the oil and let it drain a good while.. replace drain plug and fill with the exact amount.. and see where the level lies on the dipstick.. IT might be incorrect. As far as the markings on your dipstick.. there should be a max and min clearly marked.. anywhere between is ok, R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 10/07/2016 11:08:20 | ID: 133393

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Steven hubbard, Kent

Peugeot Boxer

I have a intermittent diesel leak from a unit behind the vacuum pump v belt? If you follow the fuel pipe from the hand priming bulb it goes to this unit my question is what it is this unit as mine keeps leaking fuel over the road.

Submitted: 09/07/2016 09:05:00 | ID: 133359

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John Goring, Somerset

Peugeot Boxer

Hi there, can anyone help with a problem we have, our motor home has regular services and a problem has occured that is when turning using the indicator the engine stops, as soon as you stop indicating the engine will pick up and off you go. I have checked the earth strap, battery terminals, and they are ok or seem to be. This starts and stops as and when, any help would be great. The van is built on a peugeot boxer 320, 2.5 ltr diesel, 2000 year, only 48000 miles. Cheers John

Submitted: 07/07/2016 18:43:31 | ID: 133324

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Vulin, Hrvatska

Peugeot Boxer

How to stop noise inside of van? It's coming from the rear doors and slide doors. the highway was ok , but on a local road with holes is a disaster .. sounds like plastic humps per sheet

Submitted: 06/07/2016 21:35:22 | ID: 133302

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Robin Glover, Dorset

Peugeot Boxer

Hi, I have recently purchased a year 2000 Motorhome based on a 1.9 diesel swb chassis cab. It has the problem with water getting into the gearbox. I want to change the old short scuttle drain hose which dumps water on top of the gearbox to the modified type which brings the drainage point forward to near the radiator. Unfortunately my local dealer does not know if the part that has to be ordered and paid for in advance is the longer pipe. I don't want to buy the same thing that I already have. Does anyone know the correct part number please? Also I would like to replace my exhaust system with a much cheaper pattern replacement. The only ones I have been offered use smaller diameter pipe than the original (52mm instead of 59mm o.d.). Does anyone have a solution for this please? Regards, Robin.

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The Citroen part numbers are 8251-N6 and 8251-N7.. you can take these part numbers to Pug dealer and get them.. but the Citroen parts diagrams do not show them to be modified or upgraded parts and alas, with these numbers I think you may be getting the same parts as already fitted R Evans from Caerphilly

Plenty of scrap yards about....... William Clarke from Staffordshire

Submitted: 01/07/2016 16:47:14 | ID: 133173

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darren robinson, Lancashire

Peugeot Boxer

Trying to change the cam belt 2.2 diesel, all the bolts are out but there is no change the top cover will come out, the EGR pipes are in the way, the two 10,mm nuts look ,like they may snap if I try and remove them must be getting squeamish in the old days I would of used brute force, anyone else had this issue.

Submitted: 30/06/2016 16:11:11 | ID: 133137

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Christopher Neave, Norfolk

Peugeot Boxer

Peugeot Autocruise Valentine 2.2hdi travelling at 60pmh along motorway and engine stops. Roll onto hard shoulder and after 1 minute engine starts again. Stops again after approx 80 miles as previous. Engine management light comes on but is off when restarting within 2 minutes. Stopped 4 time in 500 miles over 2 days. Just had engine remapped before trip. Any help much appreciated.

Submitted: 21/06/2016 16:37:33 | ID: 132853

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Pat Fry, East Riding of Yorkshire

Peugeot Boxer

Hi bought Peugeout Boxer Autosleeper Executive. The rear end seems to sit quite high as as the bump stops go from chasis to the axel with no clearance. Is this normal?

Submitted: 19/06/2016 16:22:47 | ID: 132800

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osei, Yorkshire

Peugeot Boxer

Hi ,i have fuel shortage and later fill the fuel but it cannot start again

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See the above answer for Julie of Durham William Clarke from Staffordshire

Submitted: 16/06/2016 21:37:38 | ID: 132736

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Richard Whatling, Lincolnshire

Peugeot Boxer

The number plate lights wont work, even after fitting new bulbs. Where is the fuse located, as it is not listed in the various fuse boxes ? Thank you

Submitted: 16/06/2016 20:42:24 | ID: 132731

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Christine, Derbyshire

Peugeot Boxer

Hi. I have an Elddis Autoquest 120 circ 2010 motorhome which is on a Peugeot Boxer 2.2 330 swb 100 bhp diesel chassis. I would like to know how to keep the vehicle battery charged whilst the unit is not being used ie laid up for winter? Thank you Regards Chris

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I use a 10w solar charger conected direct to the battery.. but my van is on the drive next to the house and gets used every few weeks.. if you're laying it up for the whole winter.. get a 40w solar panel off ebay and connect it direct.. place the solar panel in the windscreen R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 14/06/2016 08:12:32 | ID: 132639

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Dave, Dorset

Peugeot Boxer

Hi, have fitted an alarm to my 2005 2.2Hdi Boxer camper van and am trying to find where the rear dor or side door pin switch wires come into the dash as the driver /passenger door pins seems to be the only ones connected to the interior light and so opening the side or rear doors wont trigger the alarm! thanks

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you will find only those doors are fitted to the interior lights, otherwise when you had the other doors open all day on a campsite your interior light would be on all day so flattening the battery. so you will probably have to fit contact switches to the doors and frames b graves from Kent

Submitted: 10/06/2016 22:56:01 | ID: 132544

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stephen biro, West Yorkshire

Peugeot Boxer

hi after coming back from east coaste all was going well running perfect until about three miles away i pressed on brake pedal it slowed me down then when i needed to brake again the pedal was solid and no brakes is there anybody out there whos had the same problem steve

Submitted: 08/06/2016 14:34:42 | ID: 132447

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Chris White, West Sussex

Peugeot Boxer

Hi, Whenever I shop online for parts for my Boxer I am never shown 270 MWB as an option so I have to guess which variant it is. As it is an Autosleeper Symbol I'm not sure which variant it is, even on this form I have clicked on Chassis Cab without knowing if this is correct. The model numbers are normally 230L flatbed, bus etc. If this helps the engine no. is HJT83004197 and the VIN is VF3232A2215511670 Could you put me right? Please! Kind Regards Chris White

Submitted: 06/06/2016 15:27:57 | ID: 132395

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Val, South Africa

Peugeot Boxer

Hi I have a 2.8 HDI 2004 Boxer. Sometimes when I start the van the dashboard engine diagnostic light comes on. Sometimes it does not come on. When it is off it the van will give a sudden jerk while I am driving and the light will come on. When this happens I lose power up to the 3rd gear. When pulling away fast or normal it is almost as if it is choking. I only pull away up to 2000Rpm's in 1st , 2nd, and 3rd to get going and then drive normally in 4th and 5th gear. I noticed that the engine air cleaner plus on the air filter hose has come loose and obviously has a big air leak on the oil vapour hose. Does this hose go to my turbo? and if so is this what is affecting my van's performance? I can hear the turbo being on constantly even while idling. Please help my friends. I am very desperate as I use my van as an Ice cream van to earn a living. Many thanks

Submitted: 02/06/2016 15:09:49 | ID: 132286

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Pat Fry, East Riding of Yorkshire

Peugeot Boxer

lve just bought Peuguot Boxer auto sleeper 1995 2.5 MWB diesel. When first start it up white smoke comes out of the exhust and it sounds like its missing. After about 10-20 seconds the smoke clears and runs normal. Does anyone know what the problem could be? Many thanks Pat.

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If you don't use it regularly then it is probably a fairly normal thing.. keep an eye on your water/coolant levels and if they go down then revisit the possibility of problem.. I get the same with my Relay when not used often.. the only thing that would be of more concern at this point is the missing.. the question is.. is it missing or is it because of increased fuel injection like running on choke, but if that symptom disappears after about 20 secs then it is probably ok R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 31/05/2016 18:51:19 | ID: 132193

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sam, Devon

Peugeot Boxer

Hi there Im buying a replacement rear door for a LWB medium Peugeot boxer van which came off a 2011/2012 boxer van of the same model. My van is the face lift 64 plate reg, im wondering if you know if this door will fit ? Many thanks

Submitted: 28/05/2016 17:40:44 | ID: 132114

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Mick Pye, Isle of Wight

Peugeot Boxer

The diesel engine has done 60000 miles. It starts well, but recently has taken to missing on occasions, and loss of power, together with cutting out completely when stopping. I've replaced the diesel stop solenoid but no real improvement. Not sure what else to look at.

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one assumes you've done a fuel filter and air filter change... try fuel additive.. STP or Redex or the like.. potentially could be fuel injectors in need of clean.. also could be EGR valve sooting up.. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 28/05/2016 14:03:17 | ID: 132110

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Grahame, Hampshire

Peugeot Boxer

Help. 1996 Boxer Harmony 2ltr petrol fitted with Toad Ai606 alarm system. The vehicle has been sat on the drive for a couple of weeks. Tried to start it today - no joy. Engine turns over well but just refuses to start; it's almost as if it's suffering from fuel starvation (nearly full tank). Does anyone out there know if there is an engine immobiliser linked to the Toad and if so, is there a reset button/switch tucked away somewhere? Any advice on solving this none starting problem would be greatly appreciated. Regards to all. Grahame

Submitted: 26/05/2016 12:48:39 | ID: 132051

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Pete, South Yorkshire

Peugeot Boxer

I have a problem with the cab alarm on my 2015 motorhome when set the alarm will start for no apparent reason after being set for hrs could it be a problem of the battery when trying to reset the alarm the alarm bleeps twice in three sets

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Pete.. a 2015 MoHo will still be under manufacturer warranty.. take it to them.. you potch and you'll lose your warranty R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 17/05/2016 08:31:17 | ID: 131609

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Des Ellerby, Lincolnshire

Peugeot Boxer

Left hand side indicators very dim. and if headlamps on the indicators also cause brake lights to 'act' as indicators. Is this a poor earth and if so where will the earth points be please?

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Symptoms of poor earthing, yes. The X250, whether a Ducato, Boxer or Relay often have earthing faults in the rear light clusters and I found mine was down to the plug connector.. I had to solder an earth wire onto the neg in the light cluster and feed it through to chassis.. works fine now. The earthing points are near the rear light clusters.. on the front, they are up underneath the front bumper.. lie on the floor under the bumper and look upwards.. you'll see a couple.. all exposed to weather.. worth taking off, cleaning and applying protective film. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 12/05/2016 17:34:42 | ID: 131453

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Geoff Rowe, Essex

Peugeot Boxer

Hi, I have just bought a Pilote Galaxy 74 on a Peugeot 320 chassis. It has a straight turbo 2.5 td engine. Plenty of power at low speeds/gears but just done our first long run and found it will not go over 60 mph and when faced with a slight incline the speed drops away. We have not overloaded it and travel with empty water tanks. We got 29mpg on motorways and 27 on other roads. It has had a new clutch and only done 35000 miles. Has anyone any ideas please as nothing obvious is showing up?.

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is the turbo working ? the waste gate might be stuck open or one of the hoses faulty get it checked out. I would never travel with empty water tanks I would always have some water. if you break down and cant make a cup of tea or flush the loo you will wish you had at least left it quarter full b graves from Kent

This might be a redundant answer.......have you opened it up? Find a stretch of empty road and give it some. My van struggled when I first bought it and being a delivery driver I know all about thrashing a van.....it was the first thing I did when the missus was looking the other way. Since then the van drives fine. Don't take it much past 5 grand and for gods sake make sure the cam belt is a recent vintage. The huge cloud of black smoke should look really impressive, second and third gear into fifth and you should notice a difference. See you on the road. William Clarke from Staffordshire

Hi, Brian, Many thanks for your help. 6 Peugeot engineers from two Peugeot commercial garages have driven it and tested the turbo. They say the 10 pipes are all ok and the turbo is working correctly. A dealer at the caravan show at Maidstone said it was not unusual on this model. To keep weightless we travel with minimum water for the journey. I will probably trade it in at the end of the year. Many thanks again. Geoff Geoff Rowe from Essex

Submitted: 09/05/2016 16:16:32 | ID: 131343

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Danica, Cornwall

Peugeot Boxer

My van keeps kicking me out of first and second gears when i'm cruising downhill (rather steep hills). What's the problem here, and will I make it worse by continuing to drive the van (using 3rd to get downhill)? Many thanks.

Submitted: 08/05/2016 11:29:01 | ID: 131301

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Grahame, Hampshire

Peugeot Boxer

Boxer Harmony 1996 Petrol 270SWB. Can anyone out there give me some idea of what the tyre pressures should be. Previous owner seems to have inflated to around 43 Front and 60 Rear. Regards to all.

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Grahame, Open your passenger door and there should be a small stick-on attached to the door pillar near the latch indicating the tyre pressures for your vehicle.. I have Cit Relay 57plate and mine are shown as 49psi front and 65psi rear. R Evans from Caerphilly

Check your tyres, they have the correct pressures written on them. Gary from Cambridgeshire

tyres are only stamped with min and max safe operating pressures.. not the optimum pressure for that vehicle R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 07/05/2016 17:14:58 | ID: 131284

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Robert, County Down

Peugeot Boxer

1.9 turbo diesel temperature gauge has stopped working inside van new radiator temp control fitted checked all fuses even the 30 amp which are hard to get to power and fuses all ok

Submitted: 04/05/2016 20:44:50 | ID: 131174

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kevin george, Norfolk

Peugeot Boxer

hi i have a 1997 peugoet boxer motor home and can't get the radio out to update it - any ideas?

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It should be a simple din fitting and with the correct tools you should be able to slide it out a unless previous owner has 'potched' R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 03/05/2016 10:32:01 | ID: 131106

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allan downes, Rhondda Cynon Taf

Peugeot Boxer

hi i have a 2005 peugeot autoquest motorhome with 20800 on the clock , i bought last year , all has been good with only 1 hiccup on the motorway ,with fog light button lighting up and no radio and indicators then cleared. But went away 3 days ago it seemed fine did seem once slow like battery going on one start but generally ok. But today started driving along at 25 mph smelt burning in cab so pulled over quick , checked couldnt find anything , but engine diagnostic red light on dash and no speedometer and seemed bit sluggish but managed 54 mph on motorway and all eletrics ok working, got home switched off and battery was dead, fitted another started up ok no charge from altanator, fog light button lit no indicators hazards or heaters or radio, checked all fuses in 3 fuse boxes and relays nothing , my mate plugged in his diagnostics its dead ? im lost

Submitted: 02/05/2016 21:28:03 | ID: 131082

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Sophie, Lincolnshire

Peugeot Boxer

I have a Peugeot boxer avantgarde camper van. Vehicle battery regularly goes flat since putting on new battery. Milege has gone back to factory settings kilometers. Have took battery off again to see if would change back but to no avail. No garage seems to know.

Submitted: 01/05/2016 20:03:15 | ID: 131046

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Fred james, Devon

Peugeot Boxer

Intermittent starting problems as stated in my recent post 09/04/2016 ! Many thanks to R Evans Caephilly for his help in tracing the fault. The fault was traced to a defective ignition switch,faulty earth straps and replacing battery terminals.

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Thanks Fred.. glad it's sorted R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 29/04/2016 17:53:50 | ID: 130958

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Luca, Derbyshire

Peugeot Boxer

I got boxer van it starts then cuts out then it don't starts at all if you disconnect battery and put it back it starts then cuts out

Submitted: 28/04/2016 18:54:12 | ID: 130931

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