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by Doggy
Sun Jul 25, 2021 9:34 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: and today i have mostly been...
Replies: 2910
Views: 508448

Re: and today i have mostly been...

Nice bit of ventilation improvement there. The drain thingy on BM's is ridiculous - the ecu sits in a plastic box, the bottom of which could be watertight but they've fitted a one-way drain valve to let any water run out the bottom. Needless to say this leaks like a sieve if you push the empty box a...
by Doggy
Sat Jul 24, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: and today i have mostly been...
Replies: 2910
Views: 508448

Re: and today i have mostly been...

May I draw your attention to one non-black, debadged and most definitely not 1.6 example? https://i.imgur.com/W1lxCPR.jpg Heavy rain recently? (Mine expired due to blocked under bonnet drains allowing the well the ecu box sits in to fill with water). Common problem apparently, easily rectified by cl...
by Doggy
Wed Jul 21, 2021 1:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: and today i have mostly been...
Replies: 2910
Views: 508448

Re: and today i have mostly been...

Weather seems a bit of a problem for many lately, thinking mainly of the recent German/Dutch/Belgian/French flooding.
Just spotted this https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-l ... e-57909700

Hope Welly's OK, that's a bit close for comfort. :shock:
by Doggy
Sat Jul 17, 2021 6:11 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: AC Recirculation flap not working. Should i keep it as recirculation mode or fresh air?
Replies: 5
Views: 84

Re: AC Recirculation flap not working. Should i keep it as recirculation mode or fresh air?

+1 I would always choose fresh air over recirculated. I think the A/C is fine without it, climate control will use recirculate/max fan speed to get the interior temperature down quicker, but will reopen the recirc flap again after a few minutes. (Stopping the fan more or less works for bin lorries o...
by Doggy
Wed Jul 14, 2021 11:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Welly's Fleet extension happened
Replies: 5
Views: 135

Re: Welly's Fleet extension happened

Guessing that there Twingo's a manual?

How does that feel now you've presumably got used to slushmatics?
by Doggy
Tue Jul 13, 2021 9:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Welly's Fleet extension happened
Replies: 5
Views: 135

Re: Welly's Fleet extension happened

I can relate to the 'attraction' of a vehicle suitable for recycling centres, supermarket car parks and the like after some weeks trying to prevent the aged, non-mint BMW getting any more 'character'. Don't think I'd go so far as buying another car unless I really, really wanted to keep the post-mid...
by Doggy
Tue Jul 13, 2021 12:14 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: Engine shuts off during driving, then can be started normal
Replies: 15
Views: 228

Re: Engine shuts off during driving, then can be started normal

Just a thought. Since you are clearly able to make changes to the electrical system safely why not temporarily use a separate, hidden switch for the ignition until you find what you need? Obviously you must take care the steering lock does not affect your driving, but if you keep the starter operati...
by Doggy
Sat Jul 10, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: My 406 Break - bought it for work, but already love the car
Replies: 28
Views: 440

Re: My 406 Break - bought it for work, but already love the car

Sounds like you are making good progress, well done. You should be able to edit your own posts with the pencil symbol, (leftmost of the 6 icons on the right next to your username). Regarding the fuel gauge and starting issues, it might be worth removing the gauge level sensor and fuel strainer assem...
by Doggy
Sun Jul 04, 2021 11:57 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: Peugeot 406 judder at around 1400-1600 RPM
Replies: 7
Views: 169

Re: Peugeot 406 judder at around 1400-1600 RPM

Try disconnecting the MAF, (mass air flow sensor).

Can't be sure, but I think it should drive OK without it, (HDi 110's definitely do but 2.2 HDi's won't).
by Doggy
Sun Jul 04, 2021 11:20 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: Retrofitting cruise control 2003 Peugeot 406
Replies: 1
Views: 100

Re: Retrofitting cruise control 2003 Peugeot 406

Unfortunately he's probably right.

IF I remember correctly, (and it's a big if with my memory), Peugeot never sold an HDi 90 406 with cruise control at least in the UK.

Seem to recall a few other owners trying to do the same over the years, I think without success.
by Doggy
Sun Jul 04, 2021 11:15 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: Peugeot 406 judder at around 1400-1600 RPM
Replies: 7
Views: 169

Re: Peugeot 406 judder at around 1400-1600 RPM

Likely to be a sensor issue or bad connection - do you have access to PP2000?
by Doggy
Sun Jul 04, 2021 9:32 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: My 406 Break - bought it for work, but already love the car
Replies: 28
Views: 440

Re: My 406 Break - bought it for work, but already love the car

That's quite a list. Once you have resolved the quicker solutions, you will probably get more helpful replies if you start a new thread for each of the remaining items, or groups of things that are related to each other. Some short answers or clues on where to find them: A/C You can check if there;s...
by Doggy
Fri Jul 02, 2021 10:49 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: My 406 Break - bought it for work, but already love the car
Replies: 28
Views: 440

Re: My 406 Break - bought it for work, but already love the car

Hi & welcome aboard. 8) That's a good looking 406 you have there, nice colour and with the sought after leather interior. I hope it serves you well for many years. :mrgreen: I only had 2.2 HDi's, but my brother's first 406 was a 1999 1.9 TD which he really liked. I've never driven a 2.1, but owners ...
by Doggy
Mon Jun 28, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: Radiator fan & A/C not working~any help appreciated
Replies: 38
Views: 1338

Re: Radiator fan & A/C not working~any help appreciated

You're welcome, well done getting to the bottom of it. 8) Thinking about it, it's likely your sensor was the problem and that after replacing it you needed to force the clutch to operate the first time, much as I had to after swapping my condenser many moons ago. (It wouldn't have 'seen' your gas pr...