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Hi i have a four month old motorhome , Elddis evolution with Purgeot cab. My radio is fine when stationary but hopeles on the road. I have been told that the arial connection my be lose and will find it in my drivers side wing mirror. Is this correct and if so how do i get into the mirror to check it
Prob not loose.. just a silly design issue they didn't put much thought to... many campers have same issue and due to plastic shell of Moho you can't get a good earth for aerial so they made smaller aerials and hid them in mirror housing. To get into check you pull the mirror glass off but expect it to break. R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 23/08/2016 11:32:45 | ID: 134585
I have just purchased the above vehicle and have noticed that lots of water drips out of the exhaust, my trip home was about 150 miles and since has stood on the drive for three days. Would this be normal or should I be getting it checked out at the dealers?
Submitted: 22/08/2016 19:58:23 | ID: 134574
Answer received about position of pollen filter but cant get past first step as phillips screwdiver does not seem to fit. What tool removes these 3 screws please. My van is listed as 330 swb diesel 2008
Torx piece for three screws. R Evans from Caerphilly
You might get away with Allen key but small risk it may damage the screw head R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 22/08/2016 09:53:22 | ID: 134555
can someone tell me where to locate the fuse box on a 1997 boxer 1.9td. I have found the one in the glove box but cant fine the engine one.
Submitted: 21/08/2016 21:16:08 | ID: 134543
I have a Boxer 2009 L1 campervan. Sometimes the electronic warning light comes on but does not to do with the engine. The van wasn't used for 6 weeks, but when started up last weekend the airbag light has come on and stays on when engine is running. Is this an easy fix or can I have it disconnected?
Submitted: 20/08/2016 20:48:26 | ID: 134514
Elddis motorhome boxer van 2008 Please help me locate pollen filter
Muriel, Open the lockable storag compartment in the middle of the dash.. inside there are three screws holding a rail to the opening.. remove them. then unclip the rail from the door and undo the final screws fixing the door and remove it. Behind, there is a black panel about 1ft by 4inches with two small fixings. remove them and pull the panel away to reveal the pollen filter which pulls downwards and out. R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 20/08/2016 12:43:02 | ID: 134503
Hi, I have a Peugeot 2.8 HDi Boxer-based Motorhome in which has developed a problem of jumping out of fifth gear! I can select all other gears first through fourth and reverse with no bother. There has been no grinding noises or any other signs of potential failure with regards to the gearbox/selection etc. The Motorhome was bought in November 2015 so we did no mileage over the winter break. Since driving the vehicle, late May, it has done a little over 400 miles. Has anyone an idea to the cause of the problem and if so what would be the solution. Many thanks, Tommy.
Submitted: 11/08/2016 14:53:14 | ID: 134286
Clutch pedal keeps breaking ....clutch very stiff. I've had a new clutch and cable fitted but no different. Can anyone suggest a possible cause.
Submitted: 08/08/2016 04:24:08 | ID: 134189
I have a peugot boxer year 2000 when i switch ignition on only the key symbol comes up and when i switch it off the oil light comes on. it will not start can you help ?
Submitted: 06/08/2016 00:39:52 | ID: 134138
How do you take the fixed speed limiter off
Kevin, if it has been set you'll need to get it onto a Peugeot diagnostics system.. Peugeot Planet 2000 can be used or Diagbox... you can get these on 'popular auction site' for less than the price that Pug will charge to plug it in.. beware tho the Chinese clones work.. but can only install them on Win XP computer/laptop... I have one.. works fine for me and my Cit using the Lexia 3 software that comes with it.. haven't tried the Pug kit tho R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 05/08/2016 07:56:38 | ID: 134125
we have a 2000 autocruise starfire motorhome runs fine on straight road does 80 easy but totally loses power on hills, the revs die right down even when changing to lower gear
It will be the throttle body, I had exactly the same and once I changed it the van runs perfect and has full power back again. Darren from Cambridgeshire
Submitted: 02/08/2016 14:58:41 | ID: 134049
A cam follower broke on our Peugeot Elddis sunseeker camper van and were told the warranty didn't cover this as it was caused by driver error. We were on the motorway doing 55mph and the engine started making noises. Has anyone else ever encountered this and been told the same?
I'd find it hard to explain how driver error can cause failure of a cam follower, mate. The cam followers are integral part of the cylinder head unit and fitted with critical tolerances and short of sticking a screwdriver into one through the hole of the oil filler cap, you'll not damage one by driver error. Get legal advice or citizens advice bureau to claim. you're getting fobbed off, mate R Evans from Caerphilly
Many thanks R Evans from Caerphilly. Depending on the outcome I will take heed of your advice. purkiss from Hampshire
Submitted: 28/07/2016 20:11:36 | ID: 133924
Stuck in a 10-hour jam on the autobahn recently and since then there has been an unfamiliar rattle when idling. Can't decipher whether it's the clutch or the engine/drive belts but there has been no overheating, loss of fluids or unexpected warning lights and performance on the road has been normal (no lag or misfiring). It's a 2.2 Boxer chassis with 29,000 miles on the clock. The service light comes on when first starting up but flashes five times and goes off - last serviced at 21,000 miles 18 months ago.
Submitted: 27/07/2016 14:28:53 | ID: 133889
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
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.........?
Possibly dirty connections, loose or damaged leads.. mainly earth strap. R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 23/07/2016 21:14:20 | ID: 133773
Would the brake discs for a 3 litre x250 fit my x230 motorhome 2.5td non abs?
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
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?
Have your catalytic converter checked it's probably blocked RAYMOND SCRAFIELD from Norfolk
Submitted: 20/07/2016 17:38:05 | ID: 133682
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
1996 camper which has a gearbox issue. The parts are no longer made ! Any help will be appreciated
Chris, you may find that Peugeot have stopped making the parts but you should be able to get pattern parts.. or a replacement gearbox. Don't forget..it's the same van as a Citroen Relay and the Fiat Ducato... and most parts are the same for each. R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 14/07/2016 13:37:12 | ID: 133519
Where is the relay for the windscreen wipers.
Submitted: 10/07/2016 18:11:23 | ID: 133412
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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?
These are not bump stops ,but part of the rear suspension. They are actually rubber "springs" and are normally close or touching the axle depending on load. If your rear springs are decamberd then that is a fault. Peter Harnden from Norfolk
Submitted: 19/06/2016 16:22:47 | ID: 132800
Hi ,i have fuel shortage and later fill the fuel but it cannot start again
See the above answer for Julie of Durham William Clarke from Staffordshire
Submitted: 16/06/2016 21:37:38 | ID: 132736
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
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
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
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
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
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
If this is a diesel engine, the vacuum assistance comes from a fitted vacuum pump. To check pump pedal several times with engine stopped. release pedal. Now put foot on brake pedal and start engine. The brake pedal should go down slightly when engine starts. If it does not , a)check for leakage at vacuum hose (pump to brake servo) b) check servo vacuum pump operation or c) brake servo unit fault. Peter Harnden from Norfolk
Submitted: 08/06/2016 14:34:42 | ID: 132447
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
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
The hoses you have spoken about are all part of the induction system and should be completely air tight, otherwise the turbo control system will get incorrect information. Tighten up all the hoses and check for leaks and this will cure fault if nothing else is faulty. Peter Harnden from Norfolk
Submitted: 02/06/2016 15:09:49 | ID: 132286
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.
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
This can be caused by a faulty Glo plug. Try going through the preheat sequence a couple of times before you operate the starter.This will often stop this happening, especially if you have a "tired" heater plug Peter Harnden from Norfolk
Submitted: 31/05/2016 18:51:19 | ID: 132193
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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