2011 Peugeot 508 1,6 HDI Active
Engine/ Axle Wobble

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Problem added: Dec 15, 2012 (7 years ago)
Purchase my 508 HDI 1.6 Active two weeks ago.

When I accelerate (throttle full) through 50mph my car has a violent wobble/vibration at the front end of the car.

I returned it to Peugeot who couldn't fault it. The issue continued. I returned it again and drove the car with their master technician who agreed something wasnt right. We both, together, drove a further two identical 508 models, both 2012- brand new, and they had the same issue. I'm told it must be a feature of the car!!

I'm not sure if Peugeot recognise this as an issue with all their 508's or some of them- awaiting a response.

Car details
Car: Peugeot 508
Variant: 1,6 HDI Active
Model Year: 2011
Category: Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss
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Dec 16, 2012 (7 years ago)
Probably best getting your dealer to resolve the issue with Peugeot main dealer support.
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Dec 20, 2012 (7 years ago)
when you accelerate hard in anything there are a lot of out of balance forces all acting upon each other which unfortunately cause all sorts of vibrations.When designing a vehicle a compromise has to be struck on a compromise between comfort/performance etc etc. Dual mass flywheels help to soak up torsional vibrations but add weight at the end of the crankshaft and can tend to increase vibrations at certain frequencies etc etc....big rubber mounts to the body absorb some but not all of these vibrations....I hope this makes some kind of sense lol
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