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Peugeot 207 Common Problems and Solutions

Electrics problems

Problem:

The 207 is known for having a lot of electrical problems. Pay particular attention to the ABS and power steering warning lights, which commonly come on the dashboard on these cars. If you are finding the power steering a bit heavy or the ABS not working, and even an issue with the speedo, you have a problem with the ECU.

Models affected:

Solution:

It is known for the ECU to fail. Fitting a replacement ECU would be your best solution. Search our part finder's page for a replacement ECU.

Difficulty level

3

Glove box lid failure

Problem:

If you have noticed that the glove box lid is not locking, or un-locking sometimes, then there is an issue with the lock on the glove box.

Models affected:

Solution:

You will need to fit a replacement glove box lock, to resolve the issue.

Difficulty level

3

Windscreen washer failure

Problem:

You may have noticed that the windscreen washers are not working at all, this is a common fault on the Peugeot 207. The problem is caused by a faulty 5 amp fuse. This fuse is responsible for protecting the washer motor in cold conditions.

Models affected:

Solution:

You will need to replace the 5 amp fuse, to sort this problem out.

Difficulty level

2

Alternator problems

Problem:

It is known on the 207 to have problems with the alternator, particularly on earlier versions. If you are finding that the electronic devices are running out and the engine is even cutting out, your alternator is failing.

Models affected:

Solution:

You will need to fit a replacement alternator, to resolve the problem. Watch the video below, for an idea on how to change the alternator:

Difficulty level

3

Part you need

Alternator

Part required

Alternator

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Windscreen loose

Problem:

If you have noticed that the windscreen on your 207 is a bit loose, then there is a problem. This is a common issue on these cars. Early 3-door versions had issues with the windscreen clips.

Models affected:

Solution:

If you press on the windscreen and notice it is fairly loose, then you have some faulty windscreen clips. You will need to replace these clips, to resolve the issue.

Difficulty level

4

Reading these common Peugeot 207 problems should help you find out what is wrong with your Peugeot 207 – or just what to look out for in the future. We’ll also give suggestions on what to do if your Peugeot 207 does have one of these issues.