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Peugeot is a French auto maker, part of the PSA group which also includes Citroen.

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How far can you drive with an empty radiator?

The radiator on my Peugeot 106 has started leaking very badly and needs replacing. I don't have time to fix it at the moment, so I'm taking it to a garage. How far can I drive it without damaging the ...
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Remote Key Fob working only inside the car (close to receiver)

I am struggling to get my Peugeot 308 2-Button Remote Key back to work. I noticed first issues when my Remote Key unlocked / locked the car after several attempts. Then one day it suddenly did not ...
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Do I need to replace all engine mounts after one has failed?

I had the gearbox mount break in my Mk2 Citroen Saxo (one of three mounts holding the engine, gearbox etc up). The engine fell down due to the lack of mount, and the gearbox hit the floor (and cracked)...
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Strange surging and like it's going to stall, hesitant whilst idling

I have been having an issue with my Peugeot 207 (2008 model) 1.6L VTI petrol engine. The cam cover was replaced by the garage but hasn't fixed the problem. I have lost faith in them. I have managed ...
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Gear selection on 6 speed box

Hi I have a Peugeot 308 1.6 ehdi with a six speed manual gearbox and have noticed that when selecting first or sixth gear it does not go in smoothly it can be notchy or clunky this is quite annoying ...
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Camshaft problem not sure what needs replacing

I'm Looking for a part name and info on what could have caused the problem. So I have an 03 peugoet 206 1.4 HDI and I lost a cylinder after going though them by disconnecting each injector and can ...
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How can I remove a stuck cigarette lighter?

I am trying to replace a corroded cigarette lighter on a Peugeot 206, following this tutorial. As part of this I need to remove the inner metal sleeve up through the orange plastic sleeve: This is ...
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Citroen C4 - Poor idle and low rev performance?

I have a Citroen C4 1.4 with 1360cc 16V KFU / ET3J4 petrol engine with 120.000 km. This problem appeared 3 - 4 years ago at around 40.000 km. When the engine is cold / hot there is a flat spot ...
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Peugeot 207 depollution fault

I have a 2008 Peugeot 207, 1.6 Turbo and lately the depollution system is faulty - the check engine sign lit. The car still has the power of a 1.6 engine but the turbo is not working. One mechanic ...
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Rear ABS Sensors Peugeot 307

I have a Peugeot 307 and the passenger side ABS sensor had recorded a fault (after an expensive Diagnostics) so I replaced both rear sensors now there is an ABS fault on both rear wheels communication ...
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I put Adblu in radiator coolant tank in Peugeot Boxer 435 Onnicar

My coolant tank was empty and there was a plastic cane in the cockpit/dashboard, so I thought, it was water and I put some in the coolant tank. I am pretty sure it was less than 500ml. Driver is using ...
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Is it okay to have a permanently on cigarette lighter/accessory port?

Having now been able to replace my cigarette lighter on a 1999 Peugeot 206, it's become apparent that it's on an always live fuse rather than an ignition switched one. Is this okay or will it drain ...
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Peugeot 206 LX (2002), I have installed a cd player which works but it doesn't remember volume/clock settings

I have installed a new CD player Philips CEM2100 it works but when I turn the car on and off it loses several settings such as: Volume, eu region for radio (this may be because I haven't fitted the ...
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What could cause an engine to make a chirping sound when it's first started up?

I've owned a Diesel Peugeot 307 for a year now but during the recent winter months I have noticed a strange sound in the engine when I started it up. As sounds aren't well described with words, I have ...
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air bubbles in diesel fuel line of peugeot 206

Hi I have a peugeot 206 1.9L Diesel (1999). I recently changed the fuel filter and now the engine is running very rough and sometimes cutting out especially at low speeds. I have noticed that there is ...
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What should I expect as result of a firmware update fixing NOx emissions in a gasoline engine?

I received an invitation from Peugeot asking me to bring a 2018 naturally aspirated gasoline engine Peugeot 208 (61 kW) to the workshop for a firmware update fixing lamba sensor management which ...
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306 Peugeot Vivante 1.9 diesel won't start – I have changed glow plugs and relay

306 Vivante turbo diesel won't start. It has new glow plugs and relay, exhaust is leaking badly in first section and the turbo is on the way out, but turns good thought it would at least fire up. ...
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Aerial mounting broken on '95 Peugeot 106

Short story: I parked below a tree. When I backed out of the parking spot the aerial got stuck in a branch an the aerial mounting snapped (aerial was forced forward, mounting bracket gave in). The ...
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Do electric cars corrode faster?

I am buying a new Peugeot e-208 (Full electric) and I noticed something strange in the contract: Peugeot warrants all its new cars for 12 years against corrosion, but for electric cars they reduce the ...
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How can I remove heating blower fan from the blower motor - Mercedes-Benz 308D van?

How I can remove the plastic fan from the axle of the heating blower motor? The vehicle is a Mercedes-Benz 308D van from 1992. The blower motor is a Bosch part number 0 130 007 027. I know that also ...
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'05 Peugeot 307: Oil in the Coolant

I have a 2005 Peugeot 307 hatchback. Back in May, the head gasket blew so I had it replaced. When the head gasket blew, oil was leaking out and the coolant became very gungy. This gunge was cleared ...
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Peugeot 207 convertible: "impossible to move roof: outside temperature too low"

My Peugeot 207 convertible from 2007 shows an error when trying to lower the roof. "Impossible to move roof: outside temperature too low" According to the manual it should be functioning down to -15 ...
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Is it bad to always kick start my car as I always park it on a slope

I currently park on a slope everyday at night and in the morning I just let it roll a bit and start it by putting it into the second gear. I started doing this when I had a weak battery. And now even ...
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Disc brake damage, how can it happen?

I bought a brand new 207 '12 and its done its 1000mile checkup. During this i told them there was a horrible grinding noise comming from when i was breaking, even a metal on metal screech sometimes?? ...
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Peugeot 406 1.8 engine, oil comes to radiator

In my Peugeot 406, manufacture year 2001, engine 1.8, very recently I had overheating issue due to thermostat valve block. I have replace thermostat valve and now I can see engine oil mix with ...
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Why did my car stall when I used the foot brake?

Preface: I drive a 2004 Peugeot 206, manual On the motorway the other night, one of my tires blew out. I managed to pull over and change to the spare wheel in about 30 minutes (having never changed a ...
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Do I need to deactivate driver-side airbag to change the cabin air filter on Peugeot 407?

I have a Peugeot 407. Just below the wheel and above where the pedals are there is a cover with airbag written on it. The cabin air filter is on the right side of the gas pedal based on what I have ...
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Coolant tank drains too fast of Boxer 435

I have Peugeot Boxer van (435 onnicar) and its radiator coolant drains too fast(in one day, it's already empty). I.e. In the morning, if I fill up with water and at half of the day it's almost drain. ...
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Outside temperature displays wrong values in Peugeot 207

For some weeks now my mother-in-law's Peugeot 207 (2009 model I think) shows a wrong outside temperature. While the actual outdoor temperature has been somewhere around freezing (0°C) the temperature ...
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How to retrofit cruise-control on Peugeot?

I tried to retrofit the cruise control on a 307cc (2007) but for some reason it fails to activate even when I am diving with correct speed and gear (4+). activate cruise control on BSI not able to ...
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Body control module broke while my Peugeot was being painted. Is this just a coincidence?

I brought my Peugeot 308 into a garage to have some panels resprayed. Once the respray was complete, they told me that there was a problem with the car and it wasn't starting. Now, after 5 weeks, ...
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Steering wheel doesnt return to center in peugeot 108

If I turn the steering wheel 20 degrees is not return to the center, I tested it with the low and high speeds, someone told me that in electric steering this is normal and it is not a problem, is it ...
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Adding air condition (con) CONTROLS to a Peugeot 206

I emphasise CONTROL because pug has an air con button. I have heard people say it is too expensive/difficult/ just not worth retrofitting air con to a car but I would like to swap the single button ...
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Clutch catches VERY low, is this bad?

This is similar to the 'clutch catches very high' question but obviously the opposite. It's a Peugeot 206 X reg and I have had it since 30K miles and it has run fine and I and the previous owner ...
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Erratic LTFT whilst driving

Wonder if anyone could help before I lose the will to live with this issue. I have a Peugeot 207 1.4 petrol 16v done about 125,000 miles, the car starts perfectly every time, but when the engine is ...
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My car doesn't start and my mechanic can't figure what the issue is

I do apologize for the non much descriptive title, I'll try to work out a better title. Yesterday my car all of a sudden stopped starting (namely I turned the key, the engine cranks that my car doesn'...
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Peugeot 207 Handbrake lever loose with handbrake on

I would like to begin by saying that my mechanical experience with cars only stretches as far as I've seen on Top Gear. My knowledge about cars isn't any better than a 5 year olds. Now then, I've got ...
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Peugeot 206 engine occasionally cutting out when idle

Sorry if this is vague, I don't know very much, but I'll do my best. I want to have as much information possible before taking it to a garage to do anything. I have a 2003 Peugeot 206 1.1l which has ...
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Car is making buzzing noise but wont turn over

I have a Peugeot 307. All the lights are working, stereo etc when turning the ignition key to on, but when I turn the key to the start position it does not do anything but makes a constant buzzing ...
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why when my car's engine is warm it need long start for turning on?

when my car's engine is cold, it turning on immediately. But when it is warm an turn it off, then after 20 or 30 minutes need long start for turning on. where is problem? my car is peugeot 405 made ...
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Peugeot 206: Dash and clock backlights stopped working

I've double checked all internal and external fuses I can find, that being panel next to the battery and panel under steering wheel. I adjusted wires on my head unit but then when I put it all back ...
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Peugeot 307 cranks but won't run

I have a Peugeot 307 1.4 HDI (year 2004, Europe) that started this morning but right now it doesn't want to start. What do I mean by that? Well, by turning the key the engine cranks but it doesn't ...
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Can not working upstream sensor cause engine overheat?

I was in service and they removed the FAP filter and programmed the engine computer so that it would not ask it. But there were still errors and they said I need to change the upstream sensor. I ...
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Bonnet (hood) alignment problem

Yesterday, I made a mistake when I was jacking up my car. The bonnet was open vertically and I didn't notice it is close to the ceiling. I jacked up the car slowly and saw some white material is ...
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Most important : CAMBELT , SHOK ABSORBER or BALL JOINT

I have got a Peugeot 307 2003 1.6cc Current milage is 97,000+ I got done MOT last week and it passed . Then I had a overall check from Halfords yesterday and got 3 RED points (and many AMBERs!) . ...
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Peugeot 207 "Cam Cover" Letting in Air

I'm getting codes P2196 (A/F sensor stuck rich) and P2270 (O2 sensor stuck lean) and symptoms of hesitancy whilst idling (original question). Took it into the garage and they've identified that the "...
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Cruise control not working in 6th gear on Peugeot 5008

Does anyone knows what would be wrong with my cruise control in a Peugeot 5008. It works normally in 4th and 5th gear, but it doesn't want to work in 6th gear.
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Diesel motor running slightly jerky on normal RPM after having the turbo repaired

I got my turbo repaired, the service told me that stopped working due to a sensor that had to be changed. It costed me a lot because they told me that the sensor was inside the turbo and it was hard ...
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Peugeot 206 crashed repairing

Recently I've crashed my peugeot 206 and because of my financial issues , I can't repair it right now . The car moves fine and there isn't any engine issues only the front is damaged and pushed ...
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Torque specs for a plastic thermostat flange

I recently replaced my thermostat flange which is made of plastic. Unfortunately, I didn't find any torque specs for its bolts in the manual. Since, plastic parts break easily, I'm afraid of over-...
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