how to mend it - Fix appliances, electricals, gadgets, cars... Ask for free help
:: home
:: add a question
:: search
:: help
:: most recent
:: unanswered
   Search: Go 
Fixed for free!
Ask Your Question
Popular

These categories may also be of interest ...

Vehicles, Lorrys

Vehicles, Mobile Homes

Vehicles, Motorcycles

Vehicles, Tractors

Vehicles, Trailers

Full list

... mend, fix, or repair just about anything.

Help someone
  Are you good at fixing things?  

Click here to help

Fault info.
Click here for IItronics repair information.
First time?

howtomendit.com costs nothing to use and you can ask a question without an account or logging in.

Click here to ask a question.

Answers

Who answers the questions?

Other users of howtomendit.com provide the answers. The more detail and information you provide in your question the easier it is for others to help you.

Search for a fix
How can I fix my
Car?
Mend it
How can I mend my car's boot?
Categories > Mend Vehicles, Cars > Question
Q & As - mend, repair, fix vehicles, cars, car, mechanic, engine, noise, used car, auto, auto repairNavigate to ...
Vehicles, Cars (58003 other questions)
Other categories
Add a question



Mend > Cars

Question - mend, repair, fix

Peugeot 308 2005 moidel?

First problem was engine periodically sluggish on inclines and on take off from lights - not all the time. Soon warning light came on and showed pollution system faulty. Took to dealer and they came up with fault codes P0170 and P0171 and replaced oxygen sensor and harness. Many $'s later and same initial problem repeats, this time supposedly timing belt is the problem for the same warning lights and pollution system faulty message.
I am not convinced and whilst timing belt is worn the symptoms do not seem consistent with the so-called solution. Feel like Peugeot dealer is using trial and error process to diagnose problem. Not convinced timing belt will solve the problem



Ian D R
October 2014


Need to mend your Peugeot 308 car?

To add an answer, click here To add a new question, click here To find all other questions, click here

Answers - mend, repair, fix

I assume you mean a Peugeot 307 as the 308 didn't hit the UK market until 2007.

See http://www.peugeot206cc.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=15309&p=120875&hilit=P0170#p120875


"I would start by checking for any vacuum leaks in the plastic pipework for the inlet manifold, brake servo pipe etc: It is common for these to crack when they become brittle and this will cause the engine to run lean. Next is to take throttle body off and give it a good clean with carb cleaner or brake parts cleaner. With age, the "throttle plate" and inlet throat get gummed up with a sticky carbon residue which can cause the butterfly to stick a bit, especially at idle where it is nearly closed."

At 10 years old in 2015 the timing belt is due for renewal next year.

ChicksFan
October 2014

To add an answer, click here    

Add An Answer Form

Add your answer using the form below ...

The question: Peugeot 308 2005 moidel?
Your answer:

(Add your answer here. Try to include as much detail as possible.)
Your name:

(Enter your name as you wish it to be displayed.)
Other questions in this category - Vehicles, Cars
Peugeot 308 1.6 HDI "Depollution System Fault"?

Above message happened out of the blue, causes car to stop. What is the likely reason?...

Click here for the fix.
spare key problem?can anyone help?

Ihave a Peugeot 308 2009 model I have the original key and one spare which has no battery in it I purchased the replacement battery but the key will not work is there something I need to do...

Click here for how to mend it.
anti-pollution poblem?

my Peugeot 308 2010 model keeps showing anti-pollution. can this cause any harm to the vehicle?...

Click here for how to mend it.
Depollution System sign - Peugeot 308 sport?

I too keep getting the Depollution message on my Peugeot 308 Sport so took it into a Peugeot garage and they told me the car needed a new catalytic convertor - £1300 later!!! I had one fitted, hoping that that was the problem solved and as soon as I drove home the sign came back up again - to cut a...

Click here for the fix.
depollution?

the light came on my peugeot 308 depollution how do i get rid of it...

Click here for the fix.
how can i remove the mirror covers on my 308?

how do you remove the mirror back covers on a Peugeot 308?? Need to remove them to paint them....

Click here for the fix.
Fix what?
Household Appliances, Steam Irons - fix/mend/repair/service information
D.I.Y, Lighting - fix/mend/repair/service information
Kitchen Appliances, Food Processors - fix/mend/repair/service information
Help wanted!
Advertisements
Fixed!
Many thanks for the answers. I was fearing a £99 callout charge.

Colin
Dec 2019


Mend it
How can I repair my stair lift?
All appliances!

To mend any household, kitchen, or other electrical appliance start here.

To search for repair advice click here.

To find out how to mend it click here.

Mend it
How can I mend my car's boot?
Fault find
Click here to fix Humax products.
Advertisements
Important

Attempting repairs can be dangerous.
In many instances work should only be undertaken by a qualified professional.
Ensure you have read our Small Print page before using information supplied via this website.

©  2003 vE
We use Cookies. See our Privacy Policy.