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Used Car Expert Fault Guides tell you the common Peugeot 407 faults and wear items that can become problems and big bills for their owner.

Independent research indicated that using our fault guides to check a car before you buy it can save you an average of £300 in surprise bills and hidden problems.

That's because our Peugeot 407 fault guides are written so that anyone can understand them – even if you know nothing about cars and have no tools. For every common fault, we tell you what to look for, what it means and what it costs.

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Peugeot 407 (2004 - 2011) Fault Guide


Peugeot 407 (2004 - 2011) Fault Guide

View Peugeot 407 (2004 - 2011) Fault Guide

We know of 28 PEUGEOT 407 (2004 - 2011) faults which our fault check guide makes it easy for you to spot and avoid.

  • 7 engine faults
  • 6 suspension wear items or faults
  • 4 interior problems
  • 1 bodywork issues
  • 10 recalls

Here's an example fault on the PEUGEOT 407 (2004 - 2011)

What to look for:

1)Take the car for a lengthy test drive. Ensure that the engine starts easily from both cold and warm and doesn't cut out when driving. 2) Listen for a screeching noise on the engine during start-up. 3) Check the paperwork and ask the owner if the car is due for or has had its additive change (on higher mileage cars).

What it means:

1) If the HDI engine cuts out, or won't start, there can be up to 50 common reasons. 2) The screeching noise is usually the alternator belt. 3) The HDI engines must have an additive replacement between 60,000 and 80,000 miles (this can vary on different models so check the handbook).

What to do

Have an expert examine the car. Even they may find it difficult to establish the cause of some problems at first attempt.


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