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phil apsey, Cumbria

Peugeot 308

11000 miles on the clock it has developed a ticking noise behind the dashboard drivers side,only seems to happen when doing approx.50mph and engine is warm,anyone any ideas

Submitted: 19/09/2017 19:12:55 | ID: 143698

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BENT, Milton Keynes

Peugeot 308

my peugeot 308 1.6thp 4 speed normally driving everything is fine . when i starting driving first gear to second gear normal driving student i hard accelerate for more power engine wil be jecking like cutoff few seconds then is normal back but not engine warning light come on. when i send to mechanic they change my spark plug and fuel filter as all same problem came back so what u suggest i need to do it

Submitted: 19/09/2017 13:25:39 | ID: 143695

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Vaughan, Carmarthenshire

Peugeot 308

Hello, I have just purchased a 2011 308sw estate. It has developed a problem that my local mechanic has been unable to resolve. When I switch on the ignition the brake light comes on. He changed the brake light switch but this didn't resolve the problem and has suggested taking it to a Peugot dealer which I am a little reluctant to do given their costs. I may have to bite the bullet. Any ideas to a non technical person wouold be appreciated.

Submitted: 16/09/2017 10:40:08 | ID: 143652

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Sara, Oxfordshire

Peugeot 308

Hi, my Peugeot's windscreen wipers started on their own without the keys being in the ignition and even after the keys were put in the ignition I couldn't stop them. I then couldn't start the car and warnings came up saying that the brakes and the air bags were faulty. Then everything stopped and I was able to start the car but there were still faults on the warning signs. The car started and didn't appear to have a problem moving forward on the drive.

Submitted: 10/09/2017 15:18:18 | ID: 143561

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Annie C, Lancashire

Peugeot 308

While topping engine up with oil after light said oil was low. I accidently forgot to replace the oil cap and drove around 10 mile and smelling like fumes coming in car. I pulled over after realising I had left oil cap off. Luckily it was still there and replaced it and since then the fan has been on from when engine is running. Any ideas why?

Submitted: 23/08/2017 07:03:10 | ID: 143270

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jamal sharif, Lebanon

Peugeot 308

Hi, I have changed the climate sensor which is located in the mirror on passenger side, the new sensor is still giving me wrong weather gegrees like -15 0r -30 , and the true climate in my home town is 30 Celsius, I have tried 2 new sensors, with the same results, what sould I do, I cannot have an in side cool air because of the readings of the sensor is -15 and the AC wont blow cool air..please help!

Submitted: 22/08/2017 02:25:29 | ID: 143249

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Bob Wyncoll, Hampshire

Peugeot 308

Does the rear tailgate window open?

Submitted: 19/08/2017 10:47:12 | ID: 143185

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Jason Johnston, Ireland

Peugeot 308

Hi. I have a very annoying dull humming noise coming from my car but it stops a if I gently rub the break or gently turn the wheel can you identify the problem please. Regards. Jason.

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Check the front wheel bearings. Mick from Portugal

Submitted: 02/08/2017 22:56:23 | ID: 142876

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Patrick, South Yorkshire

Peugeot 308

Hi I've bought a Peugeot 308 sport it was only 1/4 full with diesel so I put 32 pound in it and then topped it up when I got it home it was showing full since this I topped it up with fuel so its full but the guage is still showing only 3/4 full and I've tried resenting the range on the computer but it won't allow me so its saying I've can do 472 miles on the fuel amount that its showing on the fuel gauge even though it full its like its not resetting can you help

Submitted: 28/07/2017 18:03:01 | ID: 142782

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Norrie, Dumfries and Galloway

Peugeot 308

Can I change the digital speedometer from mph to kph. Many thanks

Submitted: 20/07/2017 15:36:02 | ID: 142658

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Dave wenvoe, Cardiff

Peugeot 308

Hi my 308 only had 17k in clock...on starting a amber exclamation mark comes on above the engine temperature gauge which is always at mid point ie not overheating ...light remains on fan does not kick in any ideas why it's on? Coolant level seems ok

Submitted: 08/07/2017 15:29:52 | ID: 142442

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gordon mcf, Oxfordshire

Peugeot 308

inside the car stays very bot around 35 C and cabin cooling does not work when car going. car interior stays hot when not left to cool down. how can I get the cabin cooling to work?

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Your heating and ventilation system may be stuck in recirculation mode, not allowing any fresh air from outside to be drawn in. Hugh from City of Glasgow

Submitted: 06/07/2017 17:03:10 | ID: 142402

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Vanessa, Malta

Peugeot 308

Pls help as no mechanic or Peugeot garage mechanic knows how to fix this problem. On the drivers side (right side) when i accelerator quickly or brake quickly on a smooth road there is an echoing noise just after like a kick. I have changed the brakes, wishbone, shock absorbers and mounting but still noise is there. Has anyone ever had this problem pls and fixed it? Car is running normal but i hate the noise. Thanks

Submitted: 04/07/2017 15:07:03 | ID: 142356

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shona, East Ayrshire

Peugeot 308

can you tell me if 308 2010 has aux in it

Submitted: 01/07/2017 23:07:43 | ID: 142305

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Brain. Siron , South Yorkshire

Peugeot 308

Sat nav. Not working fitted new radio but still getting dark lines on screen can bad wether do this

Submitted: 28/06/2017 19:39:58 | ID: 142237

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Brain. Siron , South Yorkshire

Peugeot 308

Sat. Nav. Fitted new radeo but still not right black lines still on screen will bad wether not help

Submitted: 28/06/2017 19:36:35 | ID: 142236

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Jimmy, South Africa

Peugeot 308

hi, my car while driving at 140k/h uphill engine just died with no warning on the dash. have had the management light on for sometimes but car drove smooth. now it doesnt want to start even when you turn the ignition on and pump fuel but still car worn start. there is that scrappy sound but engine dont start. please assist

Submitted: 26/06/2017 13:26:56 | ID: 142172

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Glyn, Caerphilly

Peugeot 308

The connection wire for heated rear screen has become very very hot and burned alarge hole in plastic cover i was very fortunate that it did not catch fire.is there some sort of resistor in the wire just before the terminal on rear heater teminal that over heated because the insulation was burnt complete away ths almst caused major fire.

Submitted: 21/06/2017 11:43:38 | ID: 142056

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Faheem, Greater Manchester

Peugeot 308

Hi, I have started experience a bit of an odd issue with my peugwot 309 2007 1.6 HDI. It iseems currently on 117k miles and had a service done recently. While driving my cars revs it self to 3000 rpm and starts to slow down again. When I got my service done the mechanic told me that I have a minor turbo leak but never got it checked out. The turban seems okay, it still picosecond up speed but makes a winning sound when driving but many people said this is normal and is something I something I should not be worried about. The car revs is self when it is neutral and it doesn't occur often so when taking it to the garage it doesn't happen. The car doesn't rev itself in stationery, only revs when I have took my foot on the accelerator. I have been told his might be a diesel runaway issue but is not showing major symptoms like the exhaust kitting off a lot lf smoke and doesn't reviews it self all the time and no more that 3000rpm. The car also jumps, this have been going for a while but again mechanics don't seem to no what the problem is. It doesn't jerk or stutter, just seems to give it accelerate itself for a second on and off when I am not accelerating. Any advice on how to resolve this issue?

Submitted: 17/06/2017 23:44:52 | ID: 141996

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Su Connell, Devon

Peugeot 308

Hi my visual display gradually started dissapearing and has now totally gone. ..why has this happened and can i do anything to get it back ..I miss it but also frustrating as need to control loads .

Submitted: 12/06/2017 16:36:44 | ID: 141889

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johnny Atik, Palestinian Territories

Peugeot 308

how to change passenger compartment filter peogeot 308 2017

Submitted: 04/06/2017 14:00:26 | ID: 141724

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Luciano Martins, Midlothian

Peugeot 308

How do I connect my Bluetooth to my Peugeot 308 2010, I can't see any Bluetooth setting or anything?? Any can help me please thanks ...

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Activate blue tooth of Phone, set menu to Telephone, Configure, wait until it finds your Phone, then press PIN 1234 on telephone. Jan from Netherlands

Submitted: 03/06/2017 13:46:09 | ID: 141709

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Bossie, South Africa

Peugeot 308

Hi, Got 308. Depollution fault on dash. Chain done, CO2 sensor done, Acceleration pedal sensor done, Diagnostic indicate: Inlet cylinder position sensor, throttle position sensor. Car wont heat up to 90 and takes up to 20 minutes, cannot drive whilst heating up as fan goes on and engin wont go over 3000 rev. Also jerking when on higher speed. Any advice?

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Had same problem .... try changing camshaft sensor , bout 30 quid hope it helps bloody 308 adrian from Cheshire

Submitted: 31/05/2017 05:33:48 | ID: 141643

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Ana, Bristol

Peugeot 308

Hi, I have a Peugeot 308 - I have a aux input in my glove box (white and red). I've tried many different leads for it and I don't ever seem to get sound coming out of the radio. I click the source button to change to Aux on car radio but still no sound. Could this be a fault with the Aux input in glove box? Thanks!

Submitted: 10/05/2017 19:51:51 | ID: 141231

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gary painting, Warwickshire

Peugeot 308

My distance for auto brakeing has got a error how do i get it to work again or do i have to tske it to dealer

Submitted: 06/05/2017 19:04:16 | ID: 141136

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Tom cutler , Warwickshire

Peugeot 308

Hi, please help!, I have bought a 2009 Peugeot 308, 1.6 hdi, but can't find an aux port anywhere, I have searched the glove box etc, and searched google, is it possible that it just doesn't have one?

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Lift the storage bin lid between the two front seats, it is located at the bottom rear David Natta from New Zealand

Submitted: 19/04/2017 18:12:01 | ID: 140751

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CA, Essex

Peugeot 308

At 75,000 miles my 2008 Peugeot 308 (petrol, automatic) has just shown 'Error: Faulty Antipollution' message while I was driving. Even with the message on, the car continued to run normally but the engine management symbol (light) stayed on. What do I do?! Thanks in advance.

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Hi, this is a common fault, if you google the error you will find many horror stories of people paying a load of money to try and fix the problem and also lots of helpful tips. This error has appeared on my 308 (2008 Reg) twice in the last 2 years, with now being the 2nd time, and is currently in the garage waiting for a new turbo sensor - what ever that is! NB If your car is feeling sluggish and you feel like you are at times towing a caravan then please be careful as you may eventually just lose power completely. I could drive with this error fault for a couple of months and then out of the blue my car just stopped on the motorway at 11p.m.! The 1st time it appeared I asked my local garage, who did not have a diagnostic device, to change the oil filters in case there was dirt from the diesel clogging up the flow of fuel and this solved the problem... yeah!!. However, this time, after using a diagnostic device my car allowed the mechanic to clear the fault and reset itself, the car was taken out for a test drive and no fault appeared. However, after letting the car sit for 3 hours another test drive was done and a different error has now appeared to the cost of £130 just for the new senor! So good luck and just take it to a good diesel garage or a Peugeot dealer. Shirley Gunn from Cheshire

Submitted: 16/04/2017 01:08:46 | ID: 140662

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Natalie jessop , Yorkshire

Peugeot 308

After purchasing are diesel peogot 308 57 plate the car has recently been juddering when driving it honestly feels like something out of the bottom is going to drop out it's had two new tyres at the front and new break pads put in and a new shockers it drove ok for two weeks but now it's doing it again can anyone help my next concern is wandering if it's the tracking or exhaust I know nothing about cars so if anyone can help much appreciated

Submitted: 12/04/2017 18:34:45 | ID: 140581

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Lee Price , West Yorkshire

Peugeot 308

I have a ticking noise on start up its more prominent on idle when I press the accelerator the noise goes when car has been run a couple of minutes no noise but when stood ie over night or whilst at work ticking noise there car done 23000 miles had timing chain replaced and purge valve as main dealer said it is these still ticking noise any ideas as this is doing my head in

Submitted: 10/04/2017 12:16:14 | ID: 140523

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Lee Price , West Yorkshire

Peugeot 308

I have a ticking noise on start up its more prominent on idle when I press accelerator it goes then return when idle car has done 23000 miles I returned it to main dealer who replaced timing chain not fixed it then they said it's a purge valve replaced that still same after ticking noise still there seems to be coming from behind air box or right hand side the noise goes when car has been run a couple of miles then ok for rest of day if car is used but if left stood a few hours when starting it does the same the ticking noise is quite loud goes after about a minute any ideas

Submitted: 10/04/2017 12:11:43 | ID: 140522

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Patricia davies, Merseyside

Peugeot 308

Car radio making a humming noise & not coming on also the mileage clock has changed from miles to kilometres , how to resolve this problem

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Hi there. I'm having same problem with my 308. Did you get answer to the problem you could share with me? Thanks. Craig Craig from Clackmannanshire

Hi, I'm getting exactly the same problem. Did you find a fix? Cassie from Somerset

Submitted: 07/04/2017 18:41:35 | ID: 140482

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caroline raleigh, Wexford

Peugeot 308

noticed a rattle now it squeks too on passenger side dash board nothing loose under bonnet could it be air bags if so does whole dash have to come out

Submitted: 05/04/2017 15:11:06 | ID: 140430

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Simon, Middlesex

Peugeot 308

Difficult to start but does. After a couple of days the engine management light stayed on and still difficult to start. Runs ok. Any ideas?

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Sorry. Forgot to mention it's a petrol Simon from Middlesex

Submitted: 26/03/2017 17:08:57 | ID: 140175

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marian, Warwickshire

Peugeot 308

I had new timing chain at 24000 miles and needs another at 37000 car is 8 years old puegeot can't / won't give me reason why this should be I had from New and the only person to drive it and have full service history

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You should not need a new timing chain for at least 75-80,000 miles. Your mechanic is ripping you off if he says to change it. David Natta from New Zealand

Submitted: 21/03/2017 19:51:46 | ID: 140061

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keith, Cumbria

Peugeot 308

Can I hieghten my suspension on my 308

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Doubtful if you can heighten it, more common for people to lower the suspension suspension. You may find suitable suspension parts on off-road forums etc. Hugh from City of Glasgow

Submitted: 15/03/2017 15:55:49 | ID: 139876

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Kare, Australia

Peugeot 308

Replaced battery now radio will not play with ignition off. Is there a reset option?

Submitted: 10/03/2017 23:38:07 | ID: 139748

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Charlie Chatburn, Lancashire

Peugeot 308

clogging of filter on screen

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There is insufficient information in your question for anyone to make any worthwhile assumption as to what you are seeking an answer to. Mick from Portugal

Submitted: 05/03/2017 10:30:11 | ID: 139479

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Tom, County Down

Peugeot 308

Car turns over and fires but won't start

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If it turns over and fires it IS starting, if you mean it turns over and TRIES to fire but won't start that's different. Check the timing. Mick from Portugal

Submitted: 04/03/2017 20:17:00 | ID: 139464

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mick plant , Shropshire

Peugeot 308

could someone please tell me what the SR stands for on my 2008 peugeot 308 and what extras are there on it compared to a standard model not even the local dealership can help.

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The letters SR don't actually stand for anything, they just signify the equipment level within the range, below SR are Access, Urban, XE and XL. Above it are a further 15 equipment levels. If you want to see what each level offers the Parkers web site lists the various differences. Mick from Portugal

Thanks for that info, I have just found out from a chap that works at a Peugeot garage that SR stands for Sports Refined but that's all he knows , can anybody shed any more light on this thankyou. mick plant from Shropshire

That sounds better than Shi##y Rubbish which is what I used to believe it stood for when I had a 309 SR many years ago. Mick from Portugal

Submitted: 03/03/2017 19:50:38 | ID: 139415

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barry hodgson, Hampshire

Peugeot 308

I have a popping sound and small amount of smoke coming from the engine oil filler when the filler cap is removed. Taking the filler cap off did cause the engine to stall. Any thoughts please?

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With that description I'd be thinking along the lines of a there being a problem with the valve seals. Mick from Portugal

Submitted: 01/03/2017 14:22:28 | ID: 139325

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