2004 Peugeot 407 - Message

407 1.6 hdi Problem
The Problem
friend
Joined: 3 years ago | Fixes: 15 | Profile
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i have a message on lcd display and yellow triangle icon on
message is
``risk of particle filter clogging``
tried removing message with code reader
but no joy
any help please


Car Peugeot 407
Variant 1.6 hdi
Year 2004
  All Peugeot 407 Problems
Category Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
Recalls Peugeot 407 Recalls
Derbyshire
Joined: 4 years ago | Fixes: 223 | Profile
It's probably a blocked D.P.F but you need to get the car scanned to be sure.
whittingehame
Joined: 10 years ago | Fixes: 12,125 | Profile
Try giving it a " Ferrari tune up ". Take it down the motorway at higher revs for about 1/2 hr .
paulieone
Joined: 10 years ago | Fixes: 1,666 | Profile
may need a new set of glow plugs
leeiow
Joined: 9 months ago | Fixes: 4 | Profile
Just behind the battery is a black cover held on by 3 screws.
1. Unscrew these and lift the cover off.
2. Take the cover off.
3. You will see 3 'grey half moon' levers in a row.
4. Spray these with WD40 or equivalent and gently wipe them over with a dry cloth.
5. Move these levers a couple of times [gently] with your fingers.
6. Turn the engine on and leave running for about 5 mins.
7. Replace cover and screw down.

This is what I did when I had the Pollution Fault message come up on my 407, and it worked. Message gone and has stayed gone.

Hope this helps.
leeiow
Joined: 9 months ago | Fixes: 4 | Profile
Have you had a look at this similar problem: depolution

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