Peugeot 308 CC - Leaking again!

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Re: Peugeot 308 CC - Leaking again!

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Oh dear Mike :evil: This car really is a true tale of woe :(

It seems to be what we used to call a bit of a 'Lemon' many years ago, usually applied to product of British Leyland!

Fingers crossed all these issues will soon be fully resolved and a things become uneventful [-o<

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Endless! At least you've found one of the leaks.
Do you have a part number for that Pierburg solenoid, Mike, in case an alternative can be found?

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white exec wrote:
30 Jan 2021, 08:33
Endless! At least you've found one of the leaks.
Do you have a part number for that Pierburg solenoid, Mike, in case an alternative can be found?
The PSA number is 1922V9 They are not horribly expensive, and given the magnitude of the leak, I will source one locally, either from an independent specialist or a BMW parts supplier.

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Re: Peugeot 308 CC - Leaking again!

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You've probably been there already, but there are four 1922V9's listed on Mister Auto.
Prices from £32 to £66.

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Your dedication to the cause is above and beyond, Mike! It would have got punted by now if it was mine - but I suppose they're a bit harder to come by in that part of the world....

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Lucky you found that when you did...a leak of that magnitude could empty the sump in a worryingly short time at motorway speeds.

It's shocking how many issues you've had with this thing!

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It was lucky that it seems to have started leaking right at the end of our 1650 km holiday. It then lost about a litre in 50 km around town.

The new solenoid is now fitted. Nearly a disaster because the virtually inaccessible and invisible torx fastener that holds it in started to deform and the driver would corkscrew out before breaking loose the screw.

With no other option apparent, I found that I could just squeeze my battery powered impact driver into the space, and it managed to loosen the screw, but it could have gone either way.