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Hey my boxer 09 is turning over but won't start. I tried to jump it it started until I put my foot on clutch. Also diesel needle kept going to the bottom.
Submitted: 20/03/2017 12:58:51 | ID: 140025
Help please need to jump my 08 boxer van can not jumpstart from battery can someone tell me where the positive and negative are under the bonnet thanks
Under the bonnet you should find a plastic cover with a + positive symbol on it which is for the live battery lead. Flip up the cover and attach the + cable from your booster battery to the terminal. Connect the negative - lead from your booster battery to anywhere on the engine. Hugh from City of Glasgow
Submitted: 17/03/2017 08:15:41 | ID: 139919
hi i have a motorhome based on the 2.8 hdi, the fuel guage has gone faulty, the reserve light, it flashes on of the whole time. i have changed the pump/sender unit, no difference? also if i disconnect the multi-plug from the sender/pump the light still flashes as if the tank is empty, please help find a solution driving me mad thanjs
Submitted: 15/03/2017 10:09:55 | ID: 139866
tried to start the van all power disappeared inclusive of key fob, it is like a corpse with no response to anything any ideas
Submitted: 14/03/2017 08:57:53 | ID: 139837
I need to put some quick start in my boxer 2.5lwb N reg a its been unused for 6 months I do not know where the air intake is can you help
Submitted: 13/03/2017 17:57:56 | ID: 139825
Hi, I have a Peugeot Boxer autocruise starfure Motorhome. The front brake warning light came on and I had my front brake pads replaced. Since having them replaced I have only done 1200 miles and the warning light has come on again, can you advise
Submitted: 12/03/2017 15:54:28 | ID: 139792
Hi just purchased Peugeot boxer 335lwb elddis aspire 255 2012 the warning light for child seat safety belt stays on how can I disarm this please
Submitted: 12/03/2017 15:39:32 | ID: 139790
I have a 2014 peugeot boxer motorhome diesel engine I have an intermittant starting problem. plenty of power in battery but wont fire up if towed for short distance approx 12 ft and jump start it will start first time and then ticks over and runs no problem it is still under warranty have taken it into dealer three times but because its running they cant find the fault unless it is not running faulted. but I have to get it started to get it to them. as its 23 ft long it turns over no problem but wont fire up its like there is no fuel getting to the engine but there is.could it be the plugs or the fuel pump
What voltage have you got at the battery before you try to start it? Have you experimented by spraying some 'easy start' (I prefer the Aussie name for it - Start You Bast##rd) down the air intake and trying to start it? Mick from Portugal
Thanks mick for the tip called out the AA and he did what you said with the easy start spray down the air intake exactly what you said and it started right away not sure how to check the voltage on the battery the dealer fitted a new battery the first time it happened but there seems to be plenty of power in the battery I use a cut-off switch when Im not using the motorhome to save the power in the battery thanks again Paul p steward from Greater Manchester
The fact easy start got it fired up would get me looking at the cold start sensor and injector (burst of extra fuel for starting - easy start is a burst of highly inflammable fuel) or the glow plugs (heat the combustion chamber to aid starting from cold, aren't usually active when starting a hot engine) and then the crank position sensor. You can check the battery voltage with a multi-meter but as easy start worked there's no need to do it now. Mick from Portugal
Hi there I've just had new heat plugs fitted seemed to be ok for a week then she wouldn't start again so had new pump fitted in diesel tank the AA said she had low fuel pressure now sweet as a nut hope this help Kathy Kathy Elmore from Hertfordshire
Submitted: 09/03/2017 14:58:41 | ID: 139700
Need to replace the Brake Servo, because I had a faulty EGR Pipe that cracked when in France. A garage patched it up, but it ended up melting the fluid reservoir and Cam Belt top cover. Managed to obtain replacement parts but even though I have removed the master cylinder and vacuum pipe, the Brake Pedal Clevis Pin and the 4 nuts that secure the Servo to the Bulk Head inside the van, but it is stuck. I cant lever it away, Ive made a PULLING BRACKET that fixed onto the Master Cylinder studs and tried to pull it away using a heavy duty ratchet strap, and tried to knock the studs with a copper mallet. ANY IDEAS PLEASE ?
Have you disconnected the clevis pin that secures the brake rod to the brake pedal and undone the nuts securing the pedal bracket (4 nuts around where the brake rod enters the vehicle interior)? Mick from Portugal
Sorry, I just re-read your question to see you have done all that already except for removing the pedal bracket itself (which needs to be done, the air cleaner also needs to be removed). Have you tried running a sharp knife between the servo and the bulkhead to cut any mastic sealant that might have been used between the two faces. Mick from Portugal
The Air Filter is on the other side of the vehicle, so i don't think i need to touch that, but I did not realise that i would need to remove the pedal bracket. I will have a go in the morning. Thanks for your help Mick. Duncan Brierley from Lancashire
WHAT A BLOODY JOB. From the advice from Mick, I removed the o/s lower dash facia panel to gain access to the Pedal Bracket. I could not believe my eyes when I found that behind the Pedal Bracket, there are 4 more nuts and then another 2 to remove from the engine compartment, located higher up from the servo. Then I had to remove the EGR Pipes and Valve and the o/s engine mounting in order to lower the engine to allow the servo to be pulled out. Took ages. However, its all back together. ONE POINT, when lifting the Pedal Bracket away in order to gain access to the 4 nuts behind, I recommend to remove the plastic stop light switch as it would get damaged. Hope this helps others. Duncan Brierley from Lancashire
Thanks for posting the solution, so many don't bother which doesn't help others. Mick from Portugal
Submitted: 06/03/2017 16:11:43 | ID: 139540
hi mick, the engine cuts out when turning on the headlights or main beam, but not everytime. Also it starts immediately after cutting out.
In that case I'd be thinking along the lines of there being some sort of voltage spike causing the ECU to throw a hissy fit. I don't know what the exact cause would be but I'd start by changing the light switch on the grounds that it wouldn't be too expensive and it is in effect the thing that causes the problem to manifest. Mick from Portugal
Should have said try changing the relay first (even cheaper). Mick from Portugal
Submitted: 05/03/2017 15:11:26 | ID: 139511
when i put my head lights on it cuts out but not all the time
The headlights cut out or the engine cuts out? Mick from Portugal
Submitted: 04/03/2017 17:27:44 | ID: 139459
I have a bailey motor 2012 plate on Peugeot chassi l stood it done for 3months over the winter period when I bought back into service the emisson warning light came on all so the abs warningl light ontop of that the speedo gauge has stopped working can anyone help or suggest any ideas to my problem. Thank you Jcb
Modern vehicles don't like lengthy periods of inactivity,ideally you should take them out for a spin every month. As for your problems try disconnecting the battery for a few minutes then reconnecting it, this often resets the ECU. I suggest this because your 3 problems aren't usually connected in any way other than through the ECU (although you might actually have 3 separate faults). Mick from Portugal
Submitted: 03/03/2017 19:36:41 | ID: 139414
I have an 2011 Autocruise Starfire motorhome on a Boxer 330 chassis. The ventilation/heater fan has stopped working and I have been given to understand it may be a fuse problem. However, The vehicle handbook states there are 3 fuse boxes, one on the passenger dashboard, one in the drivers door pillar and one in the engine compartment. The fuse for this is supposed to be in the fuse box in the drivers side door pillar but this is not visible. Do I have to disassemble any part of the dashboard? Can anyone tell me where the fuse box is actually situated so I can access it?
Submitted: 25/02/2017 16:34:29 | ID: 139187
What does can check mean on radio
Submitted: 24/02/2017 20:25:50 | ID: 139165
I have just bought a 2014 peugeot boxer have a few problems with it, it keeps telling me. I have low oil levels oil light keeps coming on but oil level is ok, secondly radio is awful in it keep losing stations and thirdly the cad just keeps steaming up any sergestions cheers
Submitted: 20/02/2017 22:54:51 | ID: 139078
I have peugeot boxer elddis180 2010 reg15000 miles flat battery jump startedthought OK engine reved ok but went to drive off depressed clutch and lost revs the little electronic immobiliser had gone office I let clutch up revs returning any idear
Submitted: 19/02/2017 20:45:10 | ID: 139047
no heat inside , temp gauge sits just below half way, but air blowing through vents is stone cold,
I would say your heater matrix as broke,usually you might see a slight water mark in the pasenger footwell. Phill Smith from Yorkshire
Submitted: 14/02/2017 04:13:14 | ID: 138925
Hi I have a Peugeot motorhome I Want to use a slave battery to start it ( engine battery flat)I can connect the cables under the bonnet how do I recognise were to fit the pos and neg cable Regards malcolm
The positive terminal will have a + sign by it, and the negative terminal a - sign. Mick from Portugal
Submitted: 13/02/2017 19:11:43 | ID: 138914
I have a newly acquired Peugeot boxer motorhome- 2004. 1) Pulling away in first gear on a full lock - juddering. I was told it was the power steering kicking in- need plenty of oomph! Read i could drain/ flush power steering fluid- might be bits in it? -and then put new fluid in- might this help? 2) Also when i turn the ignition on i get a brief view of a spanner few noughts where mileage shows up!- then disappears - the mileage then appears- all seems ok. Thanks, if anyone can advise- sorry- just trying to get used to my motorhome. General very happy with it- drives really well. Still under guarantee- have owned it now for 3 weeks.
The judder when you pull away on full lock is more likely to be caused by worn engine mounts or the clutch plate worn or contaminated with oil. Can't comment about the warning lights. Hugh from City of Glasgow
On full lock could just be strut top bearing,top of the damper in the engine compartment. Phill Smith from Yorkshire
Submitted: 08/02/2017 18:39:04 | ID: 138803
Hi have Boxer 130 on 16 plate , mile ometer has stated flashing , any ideas
Submitted: 05/02/2017 16:59:33 | ID: 138710
I have a Peugeot Boxer with a 2.5ltr engine and the fuel economy seems to be high, I have filled the tank and after 210 miles it is down to quarter of a tank. There does not appear to be any leaks so I can only assume it just drinks it Any ideas how I may solve this to get more mileage out of it.
Submitted: 29/01/2017 11:19:45 | ID: 138495
Illumination has gone out behind the fan control knobs. How do i get to the source to replace them?
Submitted: 25/01/2017 13:47:48 | ID: 138395
Can anybody tell me why when the weather is about -1/-5degress, I have a alarm that's goes off under fascia by the radio, in the van. It stays on for about 20 seconds is very loud ,then 5- 10-15 miles down the road it will go off again. Sometimes it will do it when I slow down. When temperature outside warms up it goes away. Has anybody else have had or heard of this problem. thank you
Submitted: 23/01/2017 13:15:10 | ID: 138339
Due to under-inflation, the tyre warning light on the dash came on. Now the tyre pressures have been corrected the warning light remains. How can I cancel this?
Hold the tyre pressure button on the dash for 5secs the light should go out Dean Wilson from Armagh
Thanks Dean ... but anyone know where the tyre pressure "button" is? It's not the actual icon is it? Alan from West Midlands
Submitted: 22/01/2017 15:37:57 | ID: 138320
how do you replace hose that comes from water inlet to water tank and how do you get into replace it as it is leaking
Submitted: 18/01/2017 11:58:18 | ID: 138213
have a problem,van does not idle
Egr valve needs replaced Dean Wilson from Armagh
Submitted: 17/01/2017 05:02:47 | ID: 138177
evening, I am in the process of exporting my Autocruise Starfire on a Boxer chassis. Anyone got a clue on how to remove the rear lights? I need to rewire / reroute power so the fog light is on the left hand side of the vehicle and vice versa for the reversing light.
Submitted: 13/01/2017 18:29:23 | ID: 138061
good evening... my van has done 35000km since new and just last month, the dpf filter sign lite up, after an hour or two the check engine lite came on and it went to limp mode.. the garage I took it to removed the dpf filter and cleaned it completely.. I will be able to get my van back over the weekend and hopefully back in use by Monday as a courier van... I was wondering if there is anyone, who uses their van as a courier service and only doing city loops and short runs, have any recommendation for its maintenance... do you add any additives to the fuel to prevent the dpf from building up? if so what brand do you recommend and how often do you add it? any advice would be appreciated to prevent any further breakdown or going to limp mode... thanks.. kennedy
Get the thing on a up to date diagnosis machine,that should get to the bottom of this, f it wasnt on limp mode i would just put amatchbox over the cab warning light,they notoriously come on when theres no problem at all. Phill Smith from Yorkshire
Submitted: 11/01/2017 05:58:24 | ID: 138017
The dipped beam not working, any ideas please
Check fuse Dean Wilson from Armagh
Submitted: 10/01/2017 18:35:20 | ID: 138005
How can I get my boxer van to heat up quicker It takes a good 20 mins to start getting warm when it's cold and then if I'm in traffic it will get cold again so only heats up on the move! Is there a winter thermostat to fit this as I can not find one anywhere.
Mart, it sounds like your thermostat may be stuck open. get it checked and changed if it's failed R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 05/01/2017 18:30:52 | ID: 137845
Hi....I have a 2007 Auto cruise Starspirit that has factory fitted reversing sensors. It has a tow bar and electrics that I have never used but recently I bought a cycle carrier that has a lighting board on...when I tried the carrier it's lights were all fine BUT my reversing sensors and reversing light have not worked since!! Any ideas please?
Submitted: 01/01/2017 10:02:29 | ID: 137704
I have a 2016 Elddis motorhome fitted with a factory alarm. All has been fine until today when I went inside the van via the passenger cab door.. I started the engine to top up the battery all fine. When locked the van up the alarm set as normal but went off after about 30 secs. This now happens each time I lock the van. The blue alarm light starts flashing after a few seconds - 3 quick flashes in succession, followed by a short interval & then flashes 3 again - this repeats until the alarm goes off. I have checked all doors & bonnet are closed. Any ideas?
2016 = still under warranty.. take it back to dealer.. besides, you ought to get it seen by someone who knows how the alarm is fitted, not how the vehicle works R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 30/11/2016 14:04:04 | ID: 137063
Hi my Peugeot boxer motorhome when started the oil light stays on very faintly even when driving along the road. When you switch off it still stays on the oil sensor has been checked and its okay help please ,
Manually check the oil regular,sensor might have bad earth or still faulty Phill Smith from Yorkshire
Submitted: 30/11/2016 13:22:50 | ID: 137060
1995 boxer motor home does it have central locking no fob came with keys Yet changed the battery old for new and both doors locked on reconnection with keys on seat. Passenger door won't unlock with key or button Jim
Submitted: 23/11/2016 19:31:41 | ID: 136910
Hi. My 2001 Boxer served me well, still is... Bought new without any serious problems I came across the first one! When turning the ignition key the dash board lights comes on as usual. The fuel heater light goes off and when trying to crank thr engine nothins happens! There is no sound coming from the starter nor any dashboard lights dim. If I try to do this with the head lihgts on (xenon lights) then the head lights dim but not the dashboard. Is it the starters fault, the ignition key, a fuse or something else. I very much appreciate your opinion Regards Kiri
Hello, Kiri did you get your issues solved? I do have almost exactly same phenomena going on with my 2001 Boxer 2,8 hdi. No staring signal reaching out to solenoid and starter. BR, Michael Michael from Finland
Herein is the problem of people not updating the site when they solve their problems. It could be immobiliser, ignition switch or starter motor. You have said no signal is reaching the starter, is that confirmed with a multi-meter or just an assumption because it's not starting? Mick from Portugal
Hello Mick, Still it is an assumption. I did a couple of times earlier, but then always cranked in the end. Funny thing is also that the oil level light is lit, even when I remove the keys. I would like to begin the fault searching with inspecting easily accesses areas then continuing with removing items one by one. //Michael Michael from Finland
With that additional information I'd look at the starter motor solenoid being the cause of the non starting. An old trick used to giving it a tap with a hammer whilst someone is trying to start it, if it then starts it's definitely the starter motor. Mick from Portugal
Submitted: 23/11/2016 10:43:36 | ID: 136894
Hi We own Peugeot Motorhome 2.8 3.20 wheelbase with autohome cabin. I have tried to fit light bar to tow bar socket and the warning noise omits from signal light when connected I have only turned ing on but have not started engine Is this just a warning noise because of lightbar
Submitted: 23/11/2016 08:05:49 | ID: 136890
i have a peugeot boxer based motor home 1997 2lt petrol , is there a larger petrol engine that would fit withe out to much trobel it has only done 70000 and gos good untill i get to hills, it dos not like hills. gind regards norman
Stick to the current engine,and go up them hills and enjoy the view with a smile,dont forget the obligatory "slow vehical "sticker on back door. Phill Smith from Yorkshire
Submitted: 21/11/2016 14:57:41 | ID: 136841
Front and rear side light not working, new bulbs in each,old bulbs didnt need replacement, but trailler light for caravan, only indicater light working when towing caravan, can you help please
Sounds like dodgy earth Oliver jeffs from West Yorkshire
Submitted: 21/11/2016 08:00:33 | ID: 136826
why is there no side light switch on my van
if its a new shaped facelift van it won't.. it'll have daytime running lights.. on as long as the engine running.. all you need to do then it switch the headlamps on.. one click turn on the stalk R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 20/11/2016 16:34:22 | ID: 136818
After some advise please: just bought and 20 year old peugeot boxer 2.5 td 320 mwb campervan, however when putting into third and fifth gear it grinds................if I double-de-clutch, it doesn't, any advise what might be the issues, it had a new clutch fitted last year I was told. thank you
synchromesh in gearbox.. sounds like u need to get gearbox seen to R Evans from Caerphilly
We had this problem and had to double de-clutch, and I thought the synchros in first and secong had gone. The cure turned out to be simple - water in the gearbox oil as the oil was emuslified. An oil change fixed it and the gearbox is now fine. Good luck with an easy fix. Norrie from North Ayrshire
Submitted: 05/11/2016 12:54:51 | ID: 136485
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