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by duke
Sat Feb 24, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?
Replies: 25
Views: 5179

Re: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?

hi all well today my now 20 year old 406 passed another mot now 175000 miles on the clock and no advisories for the first time ever in now 6 years it seems i finally gone full circle playing catch up! :) :lol: now i just got to make a new window for our caravan and we can go away again to the forest...
by duke
Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?
Replies: 25
Views: 5179

Re: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?

Hi Duke, Don't wish to state the obvious but have you cleaned the throttle body with a tooth brush & some carb cleaner ? These allways get gummed up, mainly with the oil mist in the air intake due to the engine breather system :roll: In my 28 years experience of working on petrol engined car's, if ...
by duke
Fri Feb 17, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?
Replies: 25
Views: 5179

Re: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?

hi all well after reading most of this and other forums on these petrol 406s i changed the 2 water temp senders imo a strange arrangment but for once both came and fitted and today she started a bit smoother and seems happier but until the lead comes and i can get her on a diagnostic the tickover is...
by duke
Wed Feb 15, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?
Replies: 25
Views: 5179

Re: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?

well just got back from the retest,passed but despite 2 new headlamps and bulbs the headlamp leveler on the n/s doesnt work but i think its the motor bit and as they passed now i just wont use the switch i didnt even know was there until the mot tester showed me!i learned where the fog light switch ...
by duke
Tue Feb 14, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?
Replies: 25
Views: 5179

Re: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?

woo whoo!car finished 2 new headlights fitted and working ready for retest only bugbear is the new lamps came without bulb holders for the indicators and 1 of my 2 is a bit iffy and only seems to want to work in the not quite right position but i shall sort that later as long as it stays working for...
by duke
Tue Feb 14, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?
Replies: 25
Views: 5179

Re: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?

Well done. When my old 2.1TD was reversed into I managed to get a pair of headlight units from a breakers for £10 :cheesy: hi jon the breakers only had lamps nearly as worn out as the old ones and as the old girl passed the emissions test and the money i not had to spend on bits for the engine have...
by duke
Tue Feb 14, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?
Replies: 25
Views: 5179

Re: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?

well in the continuing adventures of duke mends headlamps it turns out the seller has no other lamp in stock to replace the broken one and has refunded my money leaving me without a lamp for the n/s so i decided in my wisdom (or not) to take the new but broken lamp and the old but unbroken lamp and ...
by duke
Mon Feb 13, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?
Replies: 25
Views: 5179

Re: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?

Sorry to hear of the headlight woes, but yes do message me when you're ready and we'll sort out a suitable time. hi i just needed to vent there before i exploded!after all that the 2nd lamp turned up,broken!obviously broken before it was packed as the entire bottom plastic mounting point is broken ...
by duke
Mon Feb 13, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?
Replies: 25
Views: 5179

Re: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?

hi just come for a moan!the first of my headlamps came today as i had to order from seperate suppliers so its meant to be the o/s and is n/s in box!this after the seller and i have sent every detail and photos back and forward but typical the o/s is the one that i really need so now i will have 2 n/...
by duke
Sun Feb 12, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?
Replies: 25
Views: 5179

Re: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?

You're not far from me - Dorking. I don't have the brown connector, perhaps if you get one (or someone can donate one) you could bring it over and we'll stick it on Planet. wow thanks that would be great i shall order a lead to keep and after i do the headlamps and get the retest mot i shall pm you...
by duke
Sat Feb 11, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?
Replies: 25
Views: 5179

Re: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?

hi all well i couldnt afford the machine and decided to just take it for the mot and see what happens as this is a 20 year old 167000 miles and reliable but has a misfire on no1 cyl despite changing i think every sensor on the car and the ecu a new set of injectors complete exhaust cat etc along wit...
by duke
Tue Jan 31, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?
Replies: 25
Views: 5179

Re: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?

this might be of help to you: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/16-Pin-to-30-Pin-OBD2-PP2000-Connector-Cable-Diagnostic-for-lexia-3-Peugeot-PSA-/272467231915?hash=item3f705004ab:g:ZYEAAOSw~gRVwyuS might take a while from Hong Kong though :roll: hi i really need the whole machine as well i been umming and a...
by duke
Tue Jan 31, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: 406 central locking problem
Replies: 8
Views: 1880

Re: 406 central locking problem

PeterN wrote:I will give that a go as well, I have the feeling that something is stuck. Thanks.

Peter
hi i found a light oil like 3 in1 and a small syringe and fire a ml of oil directly through the key hole and it stays working,wd drys out quick so not a permanent fix,good luck
by duke
Mon Jan 30, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?
Replies: 25
Views: 5179

Re: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?

diag socket 003.JPG diag socket 001.JPG hi all thanks very much for replies im getting severe earache here from mrs over this sodding car!im sure it is mechanically sound and just needs something im so far missing anyhow this is the socket and yes its brown!question is can anyone please help and ca...
by duke
Sun Jan 29, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?
Replies: 25
Views: 5179

Re: can anyone help with diagnostic on old 406?

Hi I may have the one you need in my PP2000 kit and have never used it. If you can post a picture of your socket and it's a match, you can have it. hi doggy that would be great i shall get a pic asap and pray!i am getting fed up with garages who all say yes we can do it then when you get there they...