Peugeot 1007 Car not starting after engine wash

2005 Peugeot 1007 Problem

CarPeugeot 1007 Tetrunic
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My friend washed his car engine and now the car is not starting. Pls can we get help on what to do?
Problem Category
Gearbox & Clutch

Leaks & Noises, Interior and Bodywork

Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss

Solution 1
1/4drive | Auto Insider | Since: Jun 2011 | Posts: 25 | Fixes: 1640 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

Simply put there's water in the electrics.
I would use my compressor and air line gun to blow dry every electric connector.
But water can get into the wiring harness and rot the wires.
Water dispersing fluid like WD40 can help but it needs to be sprayed into all the wiring harness and multiplug connectors.
Disconnect the multi plugs and spray down into the insides.
Now a warning,
WD40 and similar can go boom/whoosh with flames if it gets say a spark from dodgy electrics.
If you have none of the above nick the wife/g friend hair dryer.
It does work but take considerable time.
Especially French ones.

Posted on Monday 5th of February 2018
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Solution 2
paulieone | Driver | Since: Aug 2009 | Posts: 4 | Fixes: 1567 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

don't pressure wash any engine these days...check the under bonnet fuse box that's favourite

Posted on Saturday 10th of February 2018
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