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Peugeot Repairs Leicester

Peugeot Repairs Leicester

Peugeot Parts: Supply & Fit

Peugeot Alternators
Replacement Peugeot alternators fitted

Peugeot Fuel Pumps
Often replaced at a milestone service if the fuel pump is operated by the Timing belt

Peugeot Cooling System
Replacement Peugeot radiators fitted, cooling system pipework inspected for leaks and cooling fluid replaced to keep your Peugeot engine at its optimal operating temperature

Peugeot Gearboxes
Peugeot Manual & Automatic gearbox servicing & repair - Fitting a new or reconditioned Peugeot gearbox

Peugeot Electrical Components
Peugeot electrical faults repaired using Peugeot OEM components - Peugeot sensors checked e.g. Lambda sensors, air flow meters etc

Peugeot Clutches
Peugeot clutch repairs Leicester - Checking for leaks and repairing-replacing the clutch master-slave cylinder and fitting a new Peugeot Clutch kit

Peugeot Tyres
Steel wheels, alloy wheels and tyres repaired and replaced with cheap tyres, run-flat tyres or low profile & performance tyres depending upon your budget and driving requirements. Part-Worn tyres may be available for your Peugeot model

Peugeot Timing Belt - Peugeot Cambelt
Peugeot Timing Belts replaced as part of a planned Peugeot service or if the Timing Belt on your Peugeot has snapped then a full engine inspection for valve & piston damage

Peugeot EGR Valves
Replacement Peugeot EGR valves - ensure the exhaust gas recirculation system is functioning correctly on your Peugeot - The EGR valve helps your Peugeot burn fuel more efficiently by recirculating a portion the exhaust gas through combustion chamber and helps reduce Peugeot engine emissions; a broke or sticking EGR valve can be the cause of an MOT failure due to excessive emissions

Peugeot Starter Motors
Replacement Peugeot Starter motors installed

Peugeot Exhausts
Peugeot Engine manifolds, Front box, Back box, catalytic converter and exhaust pipes for Peugeot Exhausts fitted & welded

Peugeot Autoelectrics
Peugeot electrical faults diagnosed - OBD fault finding - Peugeot engine fault codes checked & service lights reset - ECU problems, key coding and CANBUS systems checked

Peugeot Suspension System
Peugeot replacement shock absorbers & springs fitted for front or rear suspension problems, broken springs. Custom suspension systems installed, lowering springs fitted

Peugeot Brakes
Routine Peugeot servicing, replacement Peugeot brake pads & discs fitted, Peugeot hydraulic pipework and joints inspected, repaired or replaced for a complete braking system overhaul

Peugeot Performance Spares
OEM Peugeot parts fitted or replaced with alternative performance parts

Peugeot Oil Change & Filters Replaced
Peugeot Air filters, pollen filters; oil filter & fuel filter replaced, engine oil changed - Multigrade or Synthetic oils

Peugeot Body Panels
Replacement Peugeot panels fitted & sprayed to match - Light Peugeot Panel damage repairs

Peugeot Paint Resprays
Paint resprays for minor scratch damage to the Peugeot paint surface or coating; Custom paintwork to make your Peugeot different using metallic paints, pearlescent pigments or company colours.

Peugeot Engines
Peugeot Engine repairs, cylinder head skimming, valves & pistons

Peugeot Service - Peugeot Braking Systems - Hydrauic Brake Maintenance

Peugeot brakes can last for thousand of miles depending on use and regular service

The enforced contact between the brake pads and brake drum or brake disc increases friction to slow down or stop the vehicle

Braking increases hydraulic brake fluid pressure

Modern Peugeot braking systems use hydraulic links to transfer stopping power

The hydraulic brake fluid is a non-compressible liquid so braking pressure is transferred via the brake pipes to the wheels and operates a slave cylinder piston that forces the brake pads against a brake drum or brake disc

The brake pedal controls the Master Cylinder (a fluid filled hydraulic piston) that transfers stopping power to the brakes

Leicester Peugeot Brake Repairs

In hydraulic braking systems, braking pressure operates a slave cylinder

Drum Brakes are an older system than Peugeot disc brakes and use two half moon shaped brake shoes that move outwards during use to apply a frictional stopping force against the inside of a brake drum

Peugeot disc brakes have a pair of high friction brake pads mounted either side of a brake disc

Hydraulic braking pressure forces a brake calliper to press the brake pads against the disc to apply the necessary stopping force

Drum Brakes, if fitted, are usually found on Peugeot rear wheels

Peugeot Brake Servicing - Peugeot Brake Discs and Pads

Peugeot Brakes will safely function correctly without the need for replacement for many thousands of miles

The brake pads on your Peugeot should wear first

if the Peugeot brakes overheat and are allowed to cool with pressure still applied for m the brake pads/shoes then it is possible for the disc to warp.

If the Peugeot brake discs warp then they should be replaced immediately

Peugeot brake discs will wear and need replacing eventually and should be inspected for pitting

Peugeot Brake Servicing & Inspection Leicester

Handbrake function and travel

Replace Brake Fluid if necessary

Auxiliary handbrake shoes where appropriate

Adjust handbrake

Clean and remove brake dust and loose corrosion and dirt from drums

Top Up Brake and Clutch Fluid Levels or

General brake disc condition

And carry out the following maintenance of your Peugeot braking system:-

Lubricate Hand Brake Linkages

Wheel cylinder condition

Hydraulic brake pipe fittings and joints for corrosion and leaking

Hand brake linkage condition

ABS warning light operation

Correct brake pad movement and level of wear

Brake drum condition

Brake pipe Condition

Brake calliper operation

Peugeot Steering System

The tyres will need to be replaced much sooner than necessary until the steering rack is adjusted to bring your wheels into correct alignment

The tyre tread is rapidly removed from the inner or outer tyre edge of your front tyres

Common symptoms of Peugeot steering alignment problems include:-
Vehicle Drift - Your Peugeot tends to pull left or right when travelling in a straight line
Modern Power steering and Drive by Wire Systems do not have the same mechanical linkages between the steering column and drive wheels making it difficult to 'feel' how the steering is performing.

One of the first signs of a potential problem with your Peugeot steering system is uneven tyre wear

Peugeot steering inspections:-

Correct wheel balance, including spare

Steering Rack Gaiter condition

Peugeot Tyre wear and wheel alignment

Correct wheel nut torque to manufacturer's recommendations

Correct Tyre Pressure - inc Spare

Steering Condition

Power Steering Reservoir Levels and Top Up

Wheel Bearings for wear - play or noise

Steering Linkages for wear and corrosion

Tyre Condition - inc Spare

Peugeot Brake Servicing: Brake Discs, Pads & Hydraulics

Modern braking systems use hydraulic links to transfer stopping power.

The brake pedal is attached the Master Cylinder; a fluid filled hydraulic piston.

The hydraulic brake fluid is a non-compressible liquid so braking pressure is transferred via the brake pipes to the wheels and operates a slave cylinder piston that forces the brake pads against a brake drum or brake disc.

The enforced contact between the brake pads and brake drum or brake disc increases friction to slow down or stop the vehicle.

Braking increases hydraulic brake fluid pressure.

Brakes can last for thousand of miles depending on use and regular service.

Replacement Peugeot Timing Belt or Cambelt

The toothed belt connecting the engine crankshaft to the camshaft is known as the Cambelt or Timing belt

The Timing Belt synchronizes the camshaft to the crankshaft position ensuring the valves open and close at the correct time in relation to the piston. Some vehicles use a cam chain in place of the belt or a timing gear system instead

Often it is prudent to replace a combination of items associated with the timing system. Most of the needed Peugeot parts can be obtained as timing kits containing the appropriate timing components; such as: Peugeot timing belt
timing belt tensioners
timing belt tensioner idler roller
front lower crank shaft seal
water pump gasket

Timing belts must be replaced at a specified manufacturer's interval. The timing belt should also be inspected regularly and replaced immediately if there is any evidence of cracking or fraying cuts or excessive wear

High compression diesel engines are normally interference engines

Generally Peugeot belts should be replaced every 60,000 miles or less. So, if you have just bought a secondhand Peugeot that has 40,000 to 80,000 miles then it is important to know if the timing belt has been replaced or needs replacing. Check the Peugeot Owner's manual for your model for the recommended changing frequency

If the timing belt snaps it will most probably cause serious engine damage. The camshaft stops turning with some of the valves left in the open position. In a Free Running Engine there is enough clearance between a fully open valve and the piston head to avoid serious damage. In an Interference Engine there is no clearance and the engine relies upon accurate timing to keep the valves and piston head separated. With a broken timing belt; the inertia helps the crankshaft to rotate freely forcing the pistons to strike the open valves resulting in damaged valves, pistons, and possibly even damage to the cylinder head

Since Peugeot Timing Belts are hidden inside the engine they tend to be forgotten when purchasing a used Peugeot

Peugeot Clutch Fitting Leicester

The pressure plate comprises heavy-duty release springs, a metal pressure ring acting as a high friction surface to interact with the clutch disc, a thrust ring (or thrust fingers) for the release bearing, and release levers

Disengaging the clutch acts on heavy-duty release springs to isolate the pressure plate so that the disc is no longer pressed against the flywheel

Peugeot Clutch failure often occurs when one or more of the high friction surface materials wears out on the disc. Even when the pressure plate is engaged and a clamping force is applied, there is no longer sufficient friction to transmit power without the clutch slipping. Normally the Peugeot clutch disc and pressure plate are replaced. Replacing the Peugeot Clutch is a major operation and it is sometimes advisable to replace a number of items, often supplied as a Peugeot Clutch kit:-
Peugeot clutch disc
pressure plate
release bearing
pilot bearing - bushing (when required)
internal Peugeot clutch slave cylinder

Engaging the clutch forces the clutch against the flywheel transmitting power from the crankshaft to the transmission shaft

When the clutch is dis-engaged the clamping force is removed so the clutch disc spins with the flywheel and no power is transmitted

The centre of the clutch disc has a spline pattern that matches splines on the power input shaft of the transmission system

The Peugeot clutch disc is, not surprisingly, a disc with each side covered in a high friction material. It is designed to engage with the high-friction surfaces of the pressure plate and flywheel. It is also designed to transmit power to thePeugeot transmission system

Peugeot Fuel Injectors - Fuel Injection

Peugeot Engine Mapping
The Peugeot ECU controlling engine performance is pre-programmed with software containing embedded data on engine performance for different combinations of engine speed and acceleration

Peugeot Re-Mapping Leicester
The Peugeot ECU can be replaced with a programmable ECU or re-mapped to electronically alter the engine performance characteristics

Peugeot Fuel Injection
Fuel injection systems mix fuel with just the right amount of air for optimal combustion & energy release in an internal combustion engine

EFI - Electronic Fuel Injection
The Peugeot fuel injection system is controlled by a mini-computer or Electronic Control Unit (ECU) that assimilates data from a series of temperature sensors and oxygen or lambda sensors providing feedback to help optimise fuel efficiency and power under a variety of conditions

LPG Petrol or Diesel Metering
Fuel Injection systems have replaced carburetors for the accurate mixing and delivering of petrol, lpg or diesel fuel in modern Peugeot vehicles

Leicester Maintenance - Peugeot Oil Change

Oil Composition
Engine Lubricating Oil is composed of hundreds of chemicals; some can interact chemically, polymerise, oxidise and break down with the extreme conditions of temperature & shear forces pulling the oil molecules apart in your Peugeot engine thus, changing the lubrication properties.

Anti Oxidants
Preventing internal engine oxidation in your Peugeot motor is the job of sacrificial anti-oxidants present in the lubricating oil; Anti oxidants are sacrificed to protect your engine and will eventually be depleted making it necessary to change your oil regularly

Moisture Scavengers - Detergents - Acidity Regulators
Moisture scavengers, detergents and acidity regulators prevent all kinds of contaminants degrading and abrading the internal moving surfaces of your Peugeot engine minimising the effects that water, particles, and fuel combustion residus can have on Peugeot performance
Once they have absorbed the maximum amount of water and other contaminants; the risk of corrosion and failure in your in your Peugeot engine increases

Oil Change Frequency
The mechanics rule of thumb with traditional multigrade engine oils used to be "change the oil every 3000 miles" but many vehicle manufacturers indicate 5000 to 7000 miles. Initially, follow the Peugeot recommended oil change guidelines to ensure you validate your warranty.

Synthetic Oil Change - Leicester
Modern synthetic oils can last longer than old petroleum based multigrades because they are more inert with a laboratory designed molecular structure and fewer natural catalytic impurities that increase oil breakdown compared to the cheaper engine oils

Oil & Filter Change
A new Peugeot oil filter and oil change shouldn't need a specialist Peugeot engineer and is minimal compared to the cost of an Engine Rebuild; with regular maintenance and routine servicing working out cheaper than disaster recover when your Peugeot engine fails

Oil Change Masterclass
Keep a small amount of the engine oil used in your next oil change in a sealed container; then when you check your oil level with the dipstick you can compare the lubricity or lubricating properties of the oil against your fresh oil:- If the oil on the dipstick seems thin compared to your reference oil sample; it may be time to get an oil change to keep your Peugeot running smoothly

Peugeot Exhaust Fitting Leicester

The Peugeot exhaust system allows poisonous gases from the fuel combustionto vent into the atmoshpere away from the driver and cabin

The exhaust pipework helps muffle and deaden the noise from the fuel combustion process

Corroded exhaust pipes allow fumes and noise to escape; increasing the risk of poisonous carbon monoxide entering the cabin and significantly increasing noise making detection an easy task

Explosions from the instantaneous ignition of the compressed fuel and air igniting in the combustion chamber creat a lot of noise that needs to be silenced in the urban environment

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Peugeot Models

  • Peugeot
  • Peugeot 1007
  • Peugeot 106
  • Peugeot 107
  • Peugeot 206
  • Peugeot 206 CC
  • Peugeot 206 SW
  • Peugeot 207
  • Peugeot 207 CC
  • Peugeot 306
  • Peugeot 307
  • Peugeot 307 CC
  • Peugeot 307 Estate
  • Peugeot 307 SW
  • Peugeot 407
  • Peugeot 407 Coupe
  • Peugeot 407 SW
  • Peugeot 807

Leicester Tyre Fitting

Peugeot Replacement Tyres: Fit new tyres to your Peugeot

  • Uneven Tyre Wear?
    Peugeot Tracking adjustment
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Peugeot ABS - Anti-lock Brakes

  • ABS Control Unit
  • ABS Pump
  • ABS Sensor
  • ABS Pump Modulator Combined
  • ABS Modulator
  • ABS Ecu

Peugeot Air Conditioning

  • Peugeot AC Fluid Top Up
  • Peugeot AC Compressor
  • Peugeot AC Pump
  • Peugeot AC Radiator
  • Peugeot AC Condenser
  • Peugeot AC Evaporator
  • Peugeot AC Receiver Drier

Peugeot Fuel, Oil & Air Filters

  • Peugeot Oil Filter
  • Peugeot Cabin Air and Pollen Filter
  • Peugeot Fuel Filter
  • Peugeot Transmission Filter Kit
  • Peugeot Air Filter

Peugeot Sensors

  • Peugeot Temperature Sensor
  • Peugeot Air Flow Mass Meter
  • Peugeot Oxygen Sensor

Peugeot Electrical

  • Peugeot Parking Light
  • Peugeot Spark Plug HT Leads
  • Peugeot Starter Motor
  • Peugeot ECU Mapping Remap
  • Peugeot Fuel Pump
  • Peugeot Ignition Coil
  • Peugeot Heater Blower Motor
  • Peugeot Window Motors
  • Peugeot Alternator
  • Peugeot Heater Core
  • Peugeot Eibach Pro Kit
  • Peugeot Water Pump
  • Peugeot Spark Plugs
  • Peugeot Oxygen Sensor
  • Peugeot Fog Lights
  • Peugeot Bulbs
  • Peugeot Cooling Fan
  • Peugeot Tail Lights
  • Peugeot Thermostats
  • Peugeot Antenna
  • Peugeot Electronic Control Unit
  • Peugeot Lambda Sensor
  • Peugeot Headlights

Peugeot Wheel & Axle

  • Peugeot Ball Joints
  • Peugeot Alloy Wheel Repairs
  • Peugeot Tyres
  • Peugeot CV Joint Boot Kit
  • Peugeot Control Arm
  • Peugeot Axle Assembly

Peugeot Brake Parts

  • Peugeot Brake Pads
  • Peugeot Brake Calipers
  • Peugeot Brake Servo
  • Peugeot Brake Slave Cylinder
  • Peugeot Brake Master Cylinder
  • Peugeot Brake Discs
  • Peugeot Brake Rotor
  • Peugeot Brake Drums
  • Peugeot Brake Compensator Valve

Peugeot Clutch Kits

  • Peugeot Clutch Master Cylinder
  • Peugeot Clutch Cable
  • Peugeot Clutch Pressure Plate
  • Peugeot Flywheel
  • Peugeot Clutch Kit
  • Peugeot Dual Mass Flywheel
  • Peugeot Clutch Pedal
  • Peugeot Clutch Slave Cylinder

Peugeot Replacement Exhausts

  • Peugeot Lambda Sensor
  • Peugeot Muffler
  • Peugeot Oxygen Sensor
  • Peugeot Catalytic Converter (Catalyst)
  • Peugeot Exhaust Box
  • Peugeot Exhaust
  • Peugeot EGR Valve
  • Peugeot Silencer
  • Peugeot Exhaust Manifold
  • Peugeot Exhaust Pipes
  • Peugeot Exhaust System Complete
  • Peugeot Tailpipe

Peugeot Engine Repairs

  • Peugeot Fuel Injector
  • Peugeot Cylinder Head Gasket
  • Peugeot Ignition Coil
  • Peugeot Pistons and Cylinder
  • Peugeot Distributor Cap & Rotor
  • Peugeot Timing Chain Kits
  • Peugeot Engine Mounts
  • Peugeot Timing Belt Kits

Leicester Gasket Fitting

  • Peugeot Cylinder Head Gasket
  • Peugeot Valve Cover Gasket

Peugeot Oil & Hydraulics

  • Peugeot Fuel Cap
  • Peugeot Oil Sump and Plate
  • Peugeot Oil and Hydraulic Fluid
  • Peugeot Oil Pump
  • Peugeot Oil Cap
  • Peugeot Oil Filter

Peugeot Misc

  • Peugeot Throttle Body & Cable
  • Peugeot Radiator
  • Peugeot Power Steering Hoses
  • Peugeot Wiper Blades
  • Peugeot Tie Rods
  • Peugeot Hood Emblems
  • Peugeot Shock Absorbers
  • Peugeot Steering Rack
  • Peugeot Serpentine and V Belt
  • Peugeot Radiator Pipes
  • Peugeot Struts
  • Peugeot Power Steering Pump
  • Peugeot Windscreen Wipers
  • Peugeot Bonnet Latch and Strut

Suspension Peugeot

  • Peugeot Timing Belt or Cambelt
  • Sway Bar
  • Ball Joints
  • Spring Condition
  • Idler arm
  • Tie Rods
  • Struts
  • Rubber Grommets
  • Rubber Bushes
  • Inner and Outer Tie Rod ends
  • Peugeot Additional Suspension Components
  • Control Arms or Blades
  • Suspension Strut Pivots
  • Shock absorbers operation, evidence of Peugeot bush wear
  • Pitman arm - Rear Wheel Drive Suspension
  • Shock Absorber performance
  • Suspension Struts

Common Peugeot Problems

  • My Peugeot Won't Start
  • Vacuum Leak
  • Fuse keeps blowing
  • Flywheel Vibrating
  • Loud Engine Noise
  • Tyre outside edge wears quickly
  • Fails Emissions Test
  • Peugeot Immobiliser
  • Engine Won't Start
  • Knocking sound
  • Peugeot Radiator fan not working
  • White Smoke From Exhaust
  • Engine Oil Warning Light On
  • Excessive oil consumption
  • Seatbelt Locked
  • Engine Idle Surge
  • Slipping when cold
  • Front Tyres wearing quickly
  • My Peugeot Does Not drive Straight
  • Leak in coolant system
  • Judder when braking
  • Low Brake Pedal
  • Steering Pulls To One Side
  • Battery Keeps going flat
  • Peugeot Lights not working
  • No pick up for first gear
  • Clutch slips at high revs
  • Automatic Locks Not Working
  • Poor Fuel Economy
  • master cylinder leaking
  • Air Conditioning Not Working
  • Brakes Pull To One Side When Braking
  • Dim headlights on engine idle
  • Clogged Peugeot air filter
  • Noisy Brakes
  • Thrust bearing worn
  • Engine Temperature Warning Light On
  • No Power When Accelerating
  • Coolant Leaking
  • Peugeot Headlights not working
  • Can't get into gear
  • Cylinder head leaking
  • Power steering feels stiff
  • Engine Misfires
  • Engine Stalls
  • Warning Lights On
  • Clutch juddering
  • Peugeot keeps stalling
  • Window stuck
  • Clutch pedal on floor
  • Tyres vibrate
  • Tyre inside edge wears quickly
  • Corroded Brake Pipes
  • Timing Belt Loose
  • Engine Overheating
  • Engine Pings or Knocks
  • Peugeot check engine light on
  • Blocked Fuel injectors
  • Blue Smoke From Exhaust
  • Peugeot Check Engine Light On
  • Spongy Brakes
  • Injection System Warning Light
  • slave cylinder leaking
  • Heater Not Working
  • Clutch slips if revved hard
  • Clutch Won't work
  • Engine Idles Rough
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