Advanced Hints and Tips: Peugeot

405XU5JP SAGEM-LUCAS E.M
Fault:

After starting idle speed sticks at 3,000-4,000 rpm, all 10 fault codes stored (i.e. throttle position sensor, MAP sensor).

Cause:

Control unit insufficiently screened against interference and goes into sleep mode after starting.

Solution:

Replace control unit with new modified version part no: 1929.V7 with a blue sticker.

405X5JP Fault:

Hesitation on light throttle acceleration between 2,000 and 3,000 rpm;Engine surges at idle. Hesitates when decelerating.

Cause:

Low rate of injector delivery.

Solution:

Replace injectors with new satinised versions part no 1984.71

405 XU5JP,XU7JP,XU10J2,XU10J4TE


Fault:

Unstable idle; poor return from idle; diagnostic lamp on (fault code 21 stored).

Cause:

Throttle potentiometer quality fault.

Solution:

Fit a new revised throttle position sensor-part no 1920.0F

406 DW10DE & DW10ATED H.D.I. MODELS


Fault:

Engine in emergency limp home mode& temporary faults stored in the fault memory.

Cause:

Wearing of the injection harness on a metal part of the gearbox, gearbox bolt or clutch-housing boss.

Solution:

Correct the position of the harness and fit bolt cover part no: 5733.74

406 XUD11BTE Engine

Fault:

Starting difficult or impossible, once started no acceleration, although the fault may disappear after restarting. Fault normally occurs when starting the engine from hot.

Cause:

Locking of the rotor of the injection pump following wear of the housing.

Solution:

Read the fault codes, the rotor 2 position sensor must be the only fault code stored. If the decod rotor value is greater than 286 micro-seconds, remove & replace the injection pump.

406 ENGINE XUD11BTE

Fault:

When pulling away clutch judders.

Cause:

Slackening of the engine earth on the clutch housing next to the engine block.

Solution:

Tighten loose earth lead
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406 Petrol models

Fault:

Battery warning light remains on for 3 seconds after turning the ignition off.

Cause:

Alternator regulator re-supplies voltage onto the alternator exciter terminal.

Solution:

Replace the alternator (Denso) with new unit Part No: 5705.1J with modified regulator.

106-TU3JP TU5J4 TU1JP TU5JP -Magnetti Marelli 1AP

Fault:

Lack of power, flat spot when accelerating, may be accompanied by white smoke from exhaust, engine runs on 2 cylinders and may store fault code for Lambda sensor. All faults may occur intermittently.

Cause:

Intermittent fault in the ECU software.

Solution:

Download and reprogram control unit with latest version software.

106 TU3JP Engine

Fault:

Engine sometimes stalls, unstable idle

Cause:

Idling is disturbed by the canister take-off, which is introduced on cylinder 4.

Solution:

Reposition the canister take-off point to the oil vapour re-circulation pipe.

106 TU3FJ2 Bosch MP3.1

Fault:

Engine hesitates at low speed accompanied by jerky acceleration, speed fluctuates steadily and surges at idle. Slow return to idle.

Cause:

Premature fouling of injectors, incorrect spark plugs, unsuitable calibration of the control unit and incorrect valve clearances.

Solution:

Check valve clearances is 0,20 mm Inlet & 0,40 Exhaust. Fit single electrode plugs Champion RC7YCC (Part No: 5962.K1) Remove control unit protector, check the id reference number which should be 26 SA 2922- if so replace with 1929.C4. Replace the injectors (Part No 1984.84)

106 TU9.M Monojet MA 3.0 & MA 3.1

Fault:

Stalling on return to idle, hesitation during the warm up phase.

Cause:

Certain grades of fuel causes the throttle body to ice up.

Solution:

Replace the thermostatic valve (Part No 1424.7H)

106 TU1ML (HDY&HDZ) MMG6

Fault:

Poor Idling

Cause:

Software deviation

Solution:

Replace control unit Eng TU1MLZ with Part No: 1929.5P & Eng TU1ML3 with Part No: 1929.5R.

106 TU1M&TU3M Bosch A2.

Fault:

Engine stalling, hesitates during the warm up phase after starting in an ambient temperature below 20 degrees C.

Cause:

Unsuitable control unit programme

Solution:

TU1M replace control unit with Part No: 1929.F8&TU3M replace control unit with Part No: 1929.

106 TU1M&TU3M with Bosch A2.2

Fault:

Flashing of fault warning light, even though no fault code stored, engine cuts out at 3,000 rpm. ECU’s marked TU1M eng 28SA2328 & TU3M eng 28SA2331.

Cause:

Overload of the processing calculation time.

Solution:

Replace control unit.

106 TU5JP Bosch equipment

Fault:

Engine stalls after first starting.

Cause:

Unsuitable control unit calibration, disturbance of inlet air pressure information by air flow across the idle solenoid.

Solution:

Replace throttle body with modified version with graduated butterfly Part No 1635.74. Measure the diameter of the inlet air pressure information take-off tube, should be 5.1mm, if it isn’t, replace the inlet manifold. Replace Eprom Part No 1929.2V ( this isn’t possible on control units with the part numbers : 0261 200 052 suffix 26FM0026 & 0261 200 054 suffix 26FM0026). In these cases replace the control unit with Part No: 1929.2T which corresponds to Bosch No: 0261 200 691 (106) or 0261 204 052 (306)

106 TU9M Bosch MA 3.1 0261 204 625- 26FM0665

Fault:

Drop in engine speed/stalling during the warm up phase, lack of power when pulling away.

Cause:

Lack of reliability of control unit calibration.

Solution:

Download latest software update from CD rom 99.3

106TU3JP MM 1AP.81

Fault:

When hot engine speed periodically falls to 500 rpm

Cause:

Capacitor coupling between ignition coil control conductor & engine speed sensor conductor in the wiring harness, due to inadequate suppression of the speed sensor harness from new.

Solution:

Replace control unit with modified suppression equipment Part No 1929.QT. If fault persists, replace Sagem branded coils with Electricfil branded coils.

106 TU3JP MM 1AP

Fault:

Engine runs on 3 cylinders at idle and/or towards 2,000rpm with the engine hot.

Cause:

The coil within an injector has short circuited.

Solution:

Replace injector with modified satanised tip unit

106 TU9M Bosch MA 3.1

Fault:

Engine cut out and will not restart.

Cause:

Injector burned out

Solution:

Replace the injector with modified unit with resistance now 10 ohms instead of 6.7 ohms this runs at a lower temperature.

106 TU3JP&TU5J4 MM 1AP.40 & 1AP.41 & 1AP.50

Fault:

Lack of power, flat spot when pulling away / accelerating. Could be accompanied by white smoke from exhaust & engine running on 2 cylinders. Oxygen sensor fault code may be logged although sometimes when hot engine runs correctly.

Cause:

Intermittent fault in the ECU software.

Solution:

Download and update software program

106 TU3JP MM 1AP.40

Fault:

When accelerating between 2,000 and 3,000 rpm engine is hesitating.

Cause:

Unsuitable calibration of the ECU

Solution:

Download new ECU calibration software, if fault persists replace the ECU.

106 TU5JP Automatic Gearbox Bosch MP 5.1 & MP 5.2

Fault:

When hot and during town driving engine is stalling.

Cause:

Deposits of oil and condensation forms inside the pipe that leads from the inlet manifold to the MAP sensor

Solution:

Replace the MAP sensor pipe, cut it into 2 sections and insert buffer Part No 1957.46

106 TU1M Bosch MA 3.1 0261 204 622/788 0261 203 736

Fault:

With warm engine idle unstable.

Cause:

Incorrect distribution of the gas mixture within the inlet manifold

Solution:

Update ECU software, replace gearbox flexible mounting Part No 1843.95 Replace spark plugs with Sagem RFN58LZ

106 TU9M MA 3.1

Fault:

Drivability faults following a cold start of 20 to 30 degrees, engine idle drops very low, vehicle may stall

Cause:

The mixture is too rich

Solution:

Download a new control unit program.
Check fuel pump identification strip, check fuel pressures. Supply pressure should be 1.2 bar & return pressure should be 0.4 bar. Pump with orange strip - if supply pressure is greater than 1.2 bar, fit a calibrated take-off Part No 1505.QR at the fuel pump outlet. Pump with orange or yellow strip- if the return pressure is greater than 0.4 bar fit a modified venturi to the pump Part No 1525.A9. If does not rectify pressure fault replace pump Part No 1525.E1

106 TU1M+ engine

Fault:

When hot idle speed is too high, surging at idle.

Cause:

Incorrect assignment of the oil vapour re-circulation pipe and the servo vacuum take-off pipe on the inlet manifold

Solution:

Correct position of pipes on inlet manifold. Oil breather pipe goes on engine side& servo pipe goes on radiator side.

106 TU9M Bosch MA 3.1

Fault:

When cold idle speed to slow, hesitation /flat spot when changing gear.

Cause:

Control unit calibration. No vehicle speed data

Solution:

Download new ECU control program. Take wire from the vehicle speed sensor add to the ECU.

106 TU1M HDZ&HDY MM G6

Fault:

Hesitation, fast idle too high when cold, unstable idling and idle remains at 1200 rpm. Flat spot when accelerating

Cause:

Calibration of the ECU

Solution:

Replace the ECU. TU1ML/Z Part No 1929.5P. TU1ML3 Part No 1929.5R

106 TU1M TU3JP and TU5JP

Fault:

When ancillaries are switched on engine stalls or idle speed dramatically decreases.

Cause:

The power consumed by the alternator at idle is to high.

Solution:

Fit an Alternator with progressive load Part No 5705.4L/4M
Note that on vehicles with crank pulley with only one groove replace with pulley with 5 grooves, replace belt.

106 TU3JP

Fault:

When engine is cold idle speed sticks at 2,000 rpm.

Cause:

Aluminium throttle housing faulty.

Solution:

Replace throttle housing with modified plastic version Part No 1635.K4

106 TU1.M Magnetti Marelli

Fault:

Engine running very rich, reasonable amounts of smoke, engine hesitates and stalls.

Cause:

MAP sensor pipe has become disconnected from the inlet manifold.

Solution:

De-grease the pipe and the tube connection to the manifold, Fit a clip to the pipe Part No 6981.99

106 TU1.M MMG6.

Fault:

Disturbance in engine operation, engine hesitation when driving.

Cause:

Crushing or cracking of the MAP sensor vacuum pipe, which is insufficiently resistant to hydrocarbons.

Solution:

Replace the pipe Part No 5953.06 & secure it to the inlet manifold using clip Part No 6981.99

106 TU3M TU3MC & TU9.M

Fault:

Stalling and hesitating of engine

Cause:

Deposits of oil breather in the mono-point injection unit and it’s electrical connectors

Solution:

Clean the mono-point housing and change the mono-point injection unit cover.

TU1M+ Bosch MA3.1

Fault:

Starting from cold and warm is poor. Hesitation during the warm up phase

Cause:

Intake air heater relay not sealed sufficiently & incorrectly positioned, causing water to enter & corrosion of relay.

Solution:

Replacement of relay Part No 6555.45 increase size of hole to 4mm as near as possible to the bottom edge located on the front pillar of the control unit support plate. Place the relay so the connector is towards the right hand front wing.

106 TU3FJ2

Fault:

Poor drivability, lack of smooth acceleration and hesitation at light throttle settings

Cause:

Unsuitable control unit programming.

Solution:

Change control unit, ref 26 SA 1990. Replace injectors Part No 1984.84 Check valve clearances: inlet 0.20 ,exhaust 0.40.

106 TU1.M Bosch A2.2

Fault:

Engine hesitative when accelerating cold, after starting from a temperature below 0 degrees C

Cause:

Unsuitable control unit programming

Solution:

Replace the 10k ohms resistor witch is fitted to the coolant temperature sensor. Fit control unit ref 28 SA 2069 in place of the 28 SA 0000.

106 Magnetti Marelli 1AP

Fault:

Engine hesitation, lack of power & engine idle speed stick too high or too low.

Cause:

Water entering in to the throttle position sensor

Solution:

Check the operation of the throttle position sensor, if any doubt replace the sensor & fit a plastic protector Part No 1635.N8 (Aluminium Throttle Body) Part No 1635.N9 (Plastic Throttle Body)

106 all Models

Fault:

Revs hold up when cold/jerky when at low speeds

Cause:

Manufacturer deviation in throttle body specifications

Solution:

Check if there is a white spot on the top of the plastic throttle housing. If there is not one replace with Part No 1635Q0 (manual gearbox only). Check that the stepper motor part reference number is: 19209L, which is on the body next to the connector- if not replace with correct version (manual gearbox only)

306 TU5JP BOSCH MP 7.2

Fault:

Warning light is on, engine hesitation with fault memorised by the control unit of Injector control short circuit to earth.

Cause:

Faulty Ignition coil (Sagem)

Solution:

Fit ignition coil block (Electrofil) Part No 5970.74 and 4 extension leads Part No 5963.19

306 All Petrol Engines.

Fault:

Starting is difficult or impossible

Cause:

Plasticiser in fuel causing fouling of the spark plug electrodes - source Fuel filler tube

Solution:

Change the spark plugs & Intermediate fuel filler connection.

306 TU3JP & TU5JP Engines

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Fault:

Faulty engine operation, starting not possible, hesitation, & timing fault

Cause:

Connection at the two- way connector to the engine speed sensor is faulty

Solution:

Re-make the engine speed sensor connection & lock it with a cable tie to the engine speed sensor bracket.

306 All engines

Fault:

The Tachometer, Fuel Guage and Speedometer are not working.

Cause:

Instrument panel has Faulty Microprocessor.

Solution:

Replace the instrument panel assembly

306 XU10J4RS Engine

Fault:

Difficult to start when the engine is cold & when hot

Cause:

Mixture too rich during the start of the enrichment process

Solution:

Update control unit software

306 All Models

Fault:

Revs hold up when cold/jerky when at low speeds

Cause:

Manufacturer deviation in throttle body specifications

Solution:

Check if there is a white spot on the top of the plastic throttle housing. If there isn’t one replace with Part No 1635Q0 (manual gearbox only). Check that the stepper motor part reference number is: 19209L, which is on the body next to the connector- if not replace with correct version (manual gearbox only)