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As per title has anyone had to change a fuse yet ?

And if so, are they the glow when blown type and is there some indication of the amp rating on the fuse.

I haven't actually checked the fuse boxes yet, I've been fruitlessley chasing the dealership for the fuse box diagrams with lots of promises but no success. Apparently (according to the dealer) Peugeot don't want people to have this information as independant garages could do the work !! i'm actually quite capable of changing my own fuse thanks. Seems Peugeot haven't heard of the Block Exemption Regulations. :mad:
 

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I have removed and replaced fuses on the glovebox fuse board but only to wire my dash cam and can confirm the ratings are shown on the fuses. There is a fuse removal tool provided in the glove box but I found this to be useless and ended up using long nose pliers.

A few weeks ago someone shared a link to, I think the French forum, where the fuse layout was made avaiable. A search might find the post if no one else is able to help.
 

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Thanks Blue, I thought it must have been you but wasn't sure. :thumb:
 

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Thanks for the info Guys, I'm glad the fuse ratings are shown.
Peugeot are extremely tight lipped about their precious fuses, my past 25 years of car manuals have always had a fuse diagram. Seems bizarre that they don't provide it as standard. Even stranger that their manual merely refers you to service box which apparently requires you to pretend to be in the car trade and then fork out 7 euros an hour for the privilege.
 

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I wonder if Peugeot are simply worried about warranty exposure at this stage.
 

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I wonder if Peugeot are simply worried about warranty exposure at this stage.
I'm sure they are, but in UK / Europe this withholding of information is specifically legislated against in the Block Exemption Regulations as an attempt to force car owners to use their own dealer for servicing.
 

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Peugeot simply think every car owner is a pleb who does not want to know what a fuse is hence there is no need to tell the minority who do want to know.

They are not withholding the info as you can get it IF you ask the right question :)
 

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I'm sure they are, but in UK / Europe this withholding of information is specifically legislated against in the Block Exemption Regulations as an attempt to force car owners to use their own dealer for servicing.
Our ‘indies’ are fighting for tech data inclusion at the moment.
 

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Just this morning while driving to work, I heard something regarding this subject on the readio. Basically the small workshops in Austria are complaining that they are going out of business because the car manufacturers are not sharing all required information and providing diagnostic tools for newer vehicles, despite the EU regulation being preset.

This goes back to my subject from a few days ago, where I said people sometimes have problems claiming waranty if they serviced/repaired their vehicle elsewhere other than the official dealer/service center. And similar situation is accross the EU countires, the car manufacturers lobby is simply too strong and politicians too corrupt, it goes down to that.
 

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Peugeot simply think every car owner is a pleb who does not want to know what a fuse is hence there is no need to tell the minority who do want to know.

They are not withholding the info as you can get it IF you ask the right question :)
Well the question I asked is "Could I have a diagram of the fuse boxes please to enable me to change a fuse in the car I bought from you".
I'm still waiting despite being promised I would get it.......

If you know of a better way of phrasing please share ;)
 

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Well the question I asked is "Could I have a diagram of the fuse boxes please to enable me to change a fuse in the car I bought from you".
I'm still waiting despite being promised I would get it.......

If you know of a better way of phrasing please share ;)
I know you have liked Bluehdi's link but have you actually visited the page? The diagrams are over half way down the page and are exactly the same as I was given by my dealer, albeit in English.

My dealer queried why I wanted the information and I gave the same answer as you although the truth was I intended to fit a dash cam. In all my years of motoring I can't remember ever having to change a fuse.

If you are thinking you might need to change a fuse in the glove box I suggest you practice opening the cover, always have a bright torch on board and a pair of long nose pliers as suggested before. :thumb:
 

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I know you have liked Bluehdi's link but have you actually visited the page? The diagrams are over half way down the page and are exactly the same as I was given by my dealer, albeit in English.

My dealer queried why I wanted the information and I gave the same answer as you although the truth was I intended to fit a dash cam. In all my years of motoring I can't remember ever having to change a fuse.

If you are thinking you might need to change a fuse in the glove box I suggest you practice opening the cover, always have a bright torch on board and a pair of long nose pliers as suggested before. :thumb:
I must admit I hadn't looked at it :eek: and it is quite useful even with my rudimentary French. I thought it was a repeat of a link somebody had already posted that ended at Servicebox (and so required login / registration etc).
What annoys me is that the cars user manual directs you to servicbox which then won't let you download what you need unless you pretend to be trade and cough up euros for the privilege. The dealership are no help.
Never had a car before that didn't provide this (in my opinion) basic user information.
Peugeot should not be withholding this information (see Denzels post). It's expressly mentioned in Block Exemption regs that they must not do this (as part of an attempt to steer the motorist to use the dealership for servicing).
Regarding your fuse comment, a few people have said to me exactly as you have, I'm starting to think that dodgy electrics may be something that Vauxhall specialise in, I've changed in excess of 20 fuses over the years with 4 different Vauxhalls. :eek:
So maybe I will never need to change a fuse, but the information should be freely available...as it happens i'm lucky to have found this forum which is beyond excellent, the dealerships ought to refer to it now and then. ;)
 

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Never had a car before that didn't provide this basic user information.
Me neither, and from memory the manual doesn't even state there is a fuse board in the glove compartment. I only found it by being brave enough to take the panel off and by rooting around the wiring loom to expose the fuses behind.

You were obviously unlucky with your Vauxhalls, I had a few Vectras as company cars and never had a blown fuse.
 

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Me neither, and from memory the manual doesn't even state there is a fuse board in the glove compartment. I only found it by being brave enough to take the panel off and by rooting around the wiring loom to expose the fuses behind.

You were obviously unlucky with your Vauxhalls, I had a few Vectras as company cars and never had a blown fuse.
I don't think it states anything other than to direct you for further information to consult a pay as you go part of servicebox.

We had a couple of Zafiras and before that a couple of Corsas. The Zafiras were especially bad, the central locking fuse would blow if you looked at it in the wrong way.
 
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