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Hi and thanks for reading.
Hope you can help with some advice.

Our family 807 is a 2006 model with 89k on the clock, that we've had since it was a couple of years old. its been great and we love it but now it's got a few issues and we've been advised it's not worth spending out any more on it.

Missus works for a repair shop and we have various friends and acquaintances
who are all saying the same sort of thing BUT... I don't think any of them are fans of French cars, so I want to learn a bit more before binning it and buying a new car which comes with a new set of unknowns and borrowing :(

Current situation is Anti pollution warnings, filter may block messages, engine light on and off and, at its worst limp mode a few times whilst partner has been driving (not me as yet :ask:)

Having read a number of threads on here, I conclude that it needs proper Planet Peugeot diagnosis before anything else and suppose I really need to know who to reach out to, in my locale, to get this done.

Most major work done to the vehicle was about 4 years ago when we had the auto box repaired by A1 Transmissions and that's been fine apart from some sketchy gear changing (which may be due to other issues with the emssions system?) and also a haunted radio that comes on of its own accord on our drive at night and has led to a number of good samaritans knocking on our front door to tell us so :eek: but that's for future posts perhaps.

I hope I've covered everything at this stage as I can't think what else would be relevant until I can perhaps get in touch with someone nearby, who can interrogate the car with the proper kit.

Look forward to any advice and thanks again for reading.

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Is car fitted with a dpf? I'd take it off and rinse it through, you'll get an idea how blocked it is. Whilst under the car undo the dpf tank and see how full it is of fluid, if low I'd top it up. As you say Planet diagnostics would help but I never got my copy of Planet to load successfully, there are other members close by.
 

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Most likely thing is IF it has a DPF the fluid has run out and the car is shouting at you to look after it better :)

The DPF wont regen if fluid is done you need to find someone who understands how the car works its not necessarily expensive to fix it all depends what is really wrong but there are quite a few potential things to check/fix you cannot JUST refill the fluid but the fluid will be the most expensive part needed most likely.

Oh and tell the haters to shut up the 807 is a good car i have had them with 300k milkes !

Having said that your mileage is worrying if you have not done the timing belt its way overdue.
 

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Is car fitted with a dpf? I'd take it off and rinse it through, you'll get an idea how blocked it is. Whilst under the car undo the dpf tank and see how full it is of fluid, if low I'd top it up. As you say Planet diagnostics would help but I never got my copy of Planet to load successfully, there are other members close by.
Most likely thing is IF it has a DPF the fluid has run out and the car is shouting at you to look after it better :)

The DPF wont regen if fluid is done you need to find someone who understands how the car works its not necessarily expensive to fix it all depends what is really wrong but there are quite a few potential things to check/fix you cannot JUST refill the fluid but the fluid will be the most expensive part needed most likely.

Oh and tell the haters to shut up the 807 is a good car i have had them with 300k milkes !

Having said that your mileage is worrying if you have not done the timing belt its way overdue.
Thanks for the replies chaps.
I have no idea about the dpf.
I fix heating systems not cars but have had the odd foray into vehicle mechanical repair.
Ive contacted a planetpeugeot chap who is local to me and am in the process of organising a diagnostic with him.
Is this the best route to pursue first?

@wynb, I see that you are in Barnet, just down the road from me :D, if I get the diag done on the car and the chap who does that doesn't do repairs, could I contact you to perhaps have a look at the car, armed with the diag report?

If I can get feedback from someone who really know these cars and can give me an honest assessment of what needs to be done and if it is economically viable, I'd be delighted to put some money into keeping her going :thumb:
 

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Hi, my problem is I know next to nothing about diagnostics, I got our old 807 to 225K miles just with one paid for diagnostic at Citroen Repairs by Tescos on Colney Hatch Lane to diagnose a split swirl flap diaphragm. 02083611827, Vince who runs the garage is French which helps.
Everything else was just routine maintenance, annual oil & filter changes, water pump, cam belts, clutch, rinsing the dpf through annually, toping up the EOLYS tank etc. As Reliable says with regular maintenance they will go on forever but if you have to use a garage this is going to be expensive.
For the sake of my marriage I daren't start working on your 807, much as I would like to - sorry!
 

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The good news is that I had a 807 for a good few years and 100k + miles so know them quite well which will help with the diagnosic.

What is the engine code for your 807 (digits 6-8 of the VIN) RHR or RHZ

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The good news is that I had a 807 for a good few years and 100k + miles so know them quite well which will help with the diagnosic.

What is the engine code for your 807 (digits 6-8 of the VIN) RHR or RHZ

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Well that sounds good.
Just checked the VIN in the windscreen and digits 6-8 are RHM, so not sure if this is an anomaly?
 

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RHM engine forgot about the 16v that's a good sign as Bosch ECU which is more reliable than the Siemens system

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Hi, my problem is I know next to nothing about diagnostics, I got our old 807 to 225K miles just with one paid for diagnostic at Citroen Repairs by Tescos on Colney Hatch Lane to diagnose a split swirl flap diaphragm. 02083611827, Vince who runs the garage is French which helps.
Everything else was just routine maintenance, annual oil & filter changes, water pump, cam belts, clutch, rinsing the dpf through annually, toping up the EOLYS tank etc. As Reliable says with regular maintenance they will go on forever but if you have to use a garage this is going to be expensive.
For the sake of my marriage I daren't start working on your 807, much as I would like to - sorry!
Thanks for your reply.
Lol to the marriage comment.
Yes, we haven't been as diligent with the maintenance as we should have been... The missus thinks that anything mechanical should just work! And issues with the car only become apparent to me on the odd occassion that I drive it!
I foolishly thought that, as she works for a garage, they'd be keeping her on the road and giving her the advice... Hey ho, my bad... But I'm a plumber and spend all my hours dealing with other people's problems lol.
Good to hear about the garage in Finchley.
I guess (I hope) I'll be better informed about the state the car's in after tomorrow as I going to see windy for a diagnostic after his kind response to my enquiry... Fingers crossed it's something that can be dealt with at a viable cost?
 
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