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Peugeot 406 Car Warning Lights

Peugeot 406 car warning lights, car warning symbols such as engine management light, ABS light, airbag light this guide will help you. We have created this Peugeot 406 dashboard lights meaning guide and will show you how to deal with an engine light, airbag warning light, ABS light and all of the other car warning signs on your dashboard. You might need to buy a scanner online which will show Peugeot trouble codes and clear the warning light for good.
If you need to reset a dashboard light or diagnose a fault on your Peugeot 406 we would advise you to go for the iCarsoft FR V2.0 Peugeot OBD Code Reader. Its an extremely popular choice amongst Peugeot owners worldwide because it covers such a wide range of modules within the vehicle and has received excellent feedback from buyers.

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Peugeot 406 engine warning light (auto diagnostics) - this light will appear when the ignition is turned on but will go out when the engine is turned on. If the engine light stays on after the engine has started, it indicates a fault within the engine and should be checked out as soon as possible. To diagnose the fault yourself you can use the iCarsoft FR V2.0 Peugeot OBD Code Reader kit supplied by ourselves. The kit will read, diagnose & reset all diagnostic fault codes so the engine light can be turned off. Sometimes you may need to buy a sensor to atually fix the fault. Sensors can be picked up from Dominator Auto Diagnostics.

Peugeot 406 AIRBAG warning light - the airbag warning light on your Peugeot 406 will light up when the ignition is turned on, but will go out when the engine is started. If the airbag light stays illuminated after the engine start, it indicates that there is a fault within the airbag module. You can diagnose & fix this yourself by using the iCarsoft FR V2.0 Peugeot OBD Code Reader. The kit will communicate with the airbag module and tell you exactly where the probem is, more often that not it will be a loose or faulty connection that needs to be reconnected. Once the fault has been repaired, the iCarsoft i970 Peugeot OBD Code Reader kit can clear the airbag codes which will turn off the Peugeot 406 airbag light quickly.

Peugeot 406 ABS warning light - an ABS light (Anti Lock Braking System) on your dashboard indicates a fault within the braking system. It does not mean that the brakes are no longer working, but they will not be working in the way they were designed to work. You can diagnose the ABS fault yourself & fix it by using the iCarsoft FR V2.0 Peugeot OBD Code Reader. The kit will diagnose the problems and will allow you to reset the codes once the repair has been completed which will turn off the ABS warning light on the dash panel. Generally if you see this warning symbol, it will be an ABS sensor that needs to be replaced, but not always, and there are 4 ABS sensors within your vehicle, so you will need the diagnostic tool to find out which one needs replacing. ABS sensors can be bought from Dominator Auto Diagnostics.

Peugeot 406 passenger airbag warning light - this light will illuminate on your Peugeot 406 to show that the passenger airbag has been de-activated. If this light is illuminated but steady, it means there is no problem, but the airbag ls de-activated. If the light flashes it signals a problem in the Peugeot 406 passenger airbag. You can take it to the dealer to fix or you can do it yourself by using the iCarsoft FR V2.0 Peugeot OBD Code Reader kit which will read & clear airbag codes & dash lights on your 406.
Peugeot 406 glow plug warning light

Peugeot 406 glow plugs (pre heating) warning light - used in diesel vehicles only. This will illuminate when your ingition is turned on. The glow plug warning light will stay illuminated until it is safe for you to start the engine. During the time that the light is illuminated the engine is warming up so ensure a safe start and will generally take a little longer when it is cold outside.

Peugeot 406 handbrake or brake fluid warning light - this comes on each time the ignition is switched on.

It indicates either:

that the handbrake is on or has not been released correctly,
and when coupled with the central (STOP) warning light:

an excessive drop in the brake fluid level (if the light remains on even with the
handbrake released),

lit at the same time as the ABS warning light, it indicates a malfunction of the
electronic brake force distribution system.

You can diagnose the problem with the iCarsoft FR V2.0 Peugeot OBD Code Reader kit.

Peugeot 406 oil warning light - the oil can warning light will illuminate briefly on startup then go out after a few seconds. If the light stays on or re appears when driving it indicates that your oil level could be too low. You should use the dip stick and top up accordingly.
Peugeot 406 warning light

Peugeot 406 coolant warning light - this will appear on start up and go out after a few seconds. If the light stays on or re appears when driving it indicates that the engine cooling system is not working correctly. You should stop immediately and allow time for the engine to cool. When the engine of your Peugeot 406 is cool check the coolant levels and top up accordingly. When you top up check for any leaks under the vehicle, as sometimes in older vehicles it is common for coolant pipes or expansion tanks to crack which will lead to loss of coolant. If this happens you should NOT drive any further until the problem is fixed, any further movement could destroy the engine.
Peugeot 406 fuel warning light

Peugeot 406 low fuel warning light - Fill up.

Peugeot 406 battery warning light. Incidates that the battery is not being charged and should be looked at asap. It will prbably mean that the battery needs to be changed, however this is not always the case as a faulty alternator could be to blame. You can use the iCarsoft FR V2.0 Peugeot OBD Code Reader kit to diagnose the problem.
peugeot 406 dashboard warning lights
  1. Peugeot 406 Fuel filler cap warning light
  2. Peugeot 406 Door open warning light
  3. Peugeot 406 Dipped beam headlamps indicator light
  4. Peugeot 406 Main beam headlamps indicator light
  5. Peugeot 406 Rev. counter
  6. Peugeot 406 Left-hand direction indicator
  7. Peugeot 406 Central (STOP) warning light
  8. Peugeot 406 Low fuel level warning light
  9. Peugeot 406 Fuel gauge
  10. Peugeot 406 Service indicator, oil level indicator and total distance recorder
  11. Peugeot 406 Right-hand direction indicator
  12. Peugeot 406 Speedometer
  13. Peugeot 406 Clogging of the particulate emission filter warning light (Diesel)
  14. Peugeot 406 Front fog lamps indicator light
  15. Peugeot 406 Rear fog lamp indicator light
  16. Peugeot 406 Dynamic stability control (ASR/ESP) warning light (according to version)
  17. Peugeot 406 Low coolant level warning light
  18. Peugeot 406 Coolant temperature indicator
  19. Peugeot 406 Trip recorder zero reset button
  20. Peugeot 406 Handbrake and low brake fluid level warning light
  21. Peugeot 406 Seat belt not fastened warning light (according to version)
  22. Peugeot 406 Airbags warning light
  23. Peugeot 406 ABS system warning light
  24. Peugeot 406 Engine diagnostics warning light
  25. Peugeot 406 Battery charge warning light
  26. Peugeot 406 Diesel engine preheating indicator light
  27. Peugeot 406 Passenger air bag disarming warning light
  28. Peugeot 406 Water in diesel filter warning light
  29. Peugeot 406 Front brake pad wear warning light
  30. Peugeot 406 Engine oil pressure warning light
  31. Peugeot 406 Electronic immobiliser warning light
  32. Peugeot 406 Lighting rheostat
  33. Peugeot 406 Engine oil temperature indicator
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