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Peugeot 206 starter motor not turning

Ok ... with a fully charged battery the car is fine for one or two days, then you go to start it and the starter motor doesn't turn. The battery still seems fine ...headlights bright etc. I have put a voltmeter across battery with engine running and get 14volts??? ...this drops to about 13.2 volts with lights and other electricals running. I don't think it's a battery.charging problem. Is the starter motor faulty? .... brushes worn or out of round rotor?
(Please note i had to select Peugeot 405 and year 2005 to be able to post this, the car is in fact a 2000 year 206 1.1L petrol)

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    Derek Fuller Dec 31, 2008

    By starter "relay" you mean the solenoid? .... ther'es obviously power getting to the starter because 9 times out of ten it works. Thanls for the reply anyway

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    i have a peugeot 206 quicksilver,1.4,my battery went flat,changed battery and now hazard light in car is flashing quickly,cant turn the engine over,steering lock on,,not good and i cant figure out why?has anyone else had this problem?

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Put your voltmeter on the little cable that goes to the starter and check the volts there will turning the key to the start position if you have power ...yes its the starter...if you dont then it could be the starter relay

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  • colin white Dec 31, 2008

    shame you didnt put that first time then,sounds like you know what the fault is anyway so carnt work out why you asked !

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There are some fault finding articles on starter motors at ;

http://www.carbasics.co.uk

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