Question about 2005 Peugeot 405

1 Answer

Peugeot 206 2001 petrol intermitant fault with starter motor

Sometimes when starting the car the engine is completely dead. alights come on battery seems okay but engine does not turn over. If you hold the key in the start position for 20 seconds sometimes the engine will turn over. Garage sat they can't recreate the problem and have checked all leads and wiring, but this happens at least once every day. Could it be the starter solinoid? They managed to find a water leak while trying to resolve this problem but that doesn't really help. A few weeks ago every fuse in the dash fuse box blew, all 30, could this be connected?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 99 Answers

If the starter motor is sticking, it can draw a large current. If there is power down to the starter motor while its not starting then the starter is faulty. You can test this with a multimeter or just a test bulb connected to the smaller of the two wires on the starter, while cranking.Check you have a good earth from the battery to the engine. If the bulb lights up but no engine cranking then its a faulty starter.

TL

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

When i go to crank the car it sometimes wont turn over, the car goes completly dead for that few moments, everything else is still working at the time, then starts to turn over slowely is it a starter,...


I think your battery is dying and cannot hold a charge. However if it is newish, say less than 2 yrs old and has never been run completely flat (that wrecks a car battery) you might suspect instead

- a poor ground connection between battery, engine block and body
- worn contacts in the starter solenoid
- a dead spot in the starter motor armature, which intermittently causes it not to crank

Jan 13, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

MY PEUGEOT 307 WON'T START, WE TRIED JUMP LEADS, BUT DIDNT WORK. ITS A 2004 MODEL. 1.4 PETROL


hi if the engine wont even turn over then the chances are the starter motor needs replacing, if the engine is turning over and it just wont start then you need to look at things like the fuel pump or fuel pump relay

Jan 12, 2010 | Peugeot 405 Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Peugot 309 19 years - wont start


could be a dodgey starter motor, is the car petrol or diesel, if its diesel id recemend changeing the heater plugs and diesel filter thats if they have,nt been done in the lastyear or more

Jul 19, 2009 | 1991 Peugeot 405

1 Answer

Peugeot 505


Unlikely! Crankshafts dont generally 'go'. Most likely is the starter solonoid is not firing and engaging the starter into the flywheel. Take the starter off and try operating it alone. Equally check that the cam belt hasnt snapped/shredded.

Jul 04, 2009 | 1983 Peugeot 505

2 Answers

Intermitend starting fault ( Diesel )


Turn the key on and wait 10 seconds. see if that helps, let me know if you will please

May 29, 2009 | 2003 Hyundai Accent

2 Answers

2002 peugeot 307 wont start


Sounds like a starter motor problem. Possibly a sticky solenoid. Try rocking the car or giving the starter and solenoid a hard bang with a hammer.

Jan 04, 2009 | 2005 Peugeot 405

2 Answers

Peugeot 206 starter motor not turning


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

Dec 30, 2008 | 2005 Peugeot 405

1 Answer

Peugeot 405 1.8 petrol Will not start


may be a starter moter problem

Oct 30, 2008 | 1989 Peugeot 405

2 Answers

Car wont start


Probably some faulty wiring or maybe a dodgy fuse which is about to clap out and works sometime but not others. Don't know about Peugeot's sorry.

Aug 03, 2008 | 2005 Peugeot 405

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

647 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Peugeot Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 Answers

Wahs Team

Level 2 Expert

205 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

60769 Answers

Are you a Peugeot Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...