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    Thread: Brake imbalance, ABS light on.
Post: RE: Brake imbalance, ABS light on.

I realise this is over a year old and nobody uses forums much these days, but just wanted to reply (since I apparently never did) with the (partial soloution). Turns out the front right ABS Relucto...
CaptainHair Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 7 2,755 18-01-2024, 08:34 PM
    Thread: Brake imbalance, ABS light on.
Post: RE: Brake imbalance, ABS light on.

Thanks very much for the suggestions - I should have mentioned in the past 12 months shes had new rear calipers, fluid changed (or at least flushed through well) and various other new brake related pa...
CaptainHair Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 7 2,755 24-11-2022, 02:50 PM
    Thread: Brake imbalance, ABS light on.
Post: Brake imbalance, ABS light on.

Recently got my MOT (a pass, yay!) but with a few advisories and have had a few things of note since then. Can't seem to attach images, so I'll include a link to the MOT results Page 1: https://...
CaptainHair Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 7 2,755 14-11-2022, 08:39 PM
    Thread: Engine light always on and had slight run-on
Post: Engine light always on and had slight run-on

Howdy all, hope stuffs going ok. Had an absolute awful day today, which was rounded off nicley by the 306 deciding to join in with playing up. We were on the drive home after dropping off the land ro...
CaptainHair DW10 HDi section 0 941 02-07-2020, 08:54 PM
    Thread: Indicators and Hazards not working.
Post: RE: Indicators and Hazards not working.

Almost forgot to update this for completions sake incase others come searching for an answer. A new flasher unit DID fix all problems, have had fully working indicators for a while now :) Cheers fo...
CaptainHair Electrics 5 2,994 19-01-2020, 06:47 PM
    Thread: Indicators and Hazards not working.
Post: RE: Indicators and Hazards not working.

Mighty306 Wrote: (17-12-2019, 10:28 AM) -- I'd suggest you voltage drop test every part of the circuit that you can - e.g. from bulb to holder, from holder to any harness connectors, from connector t...
CaptainHair Electrics 5 2,994 24-12-2019, 11:44 AM
    Thread: Indicators and Hazards not working.
Post: RE: Indicators and Hazards not working.

vento85 Wrote: (10-12-2019, 12:15 AM) -- I have heard about this issue before, and if I remember correctly it might be the indicator stalk is faulty. Not 100% on this tho. -- Sorry for slow respons...
CaptainHair Electrics 5 2,994 16-12-2019, 06:33 PM
    Thread: Indicators and Hazards not working.
Post: Indicators and Hazards not working.

For the past 3 years or so, when the temperature dropped to freezing the left indicator would *sometimes* flash fast as if a bulb had gone, but upon checking the bulbs all worked fine. Then recentl...
CaptainHair Electrics 5 2,994 09-12-2019, 07:24 PM
    Thread: Trouble changing Auxillary belt - automatic tensioner
Post: RE: Trouble changing Auxillary belt - automatic te...

Eeyore Wrote: (09-01-2019, 12:53 PM) -- put the automatic tensioner on and use a proper square drive to release tension on the tensioner. Im still not entirely sure what the problem is but you defini...
CaptainHair DW10 HDi section 10 2,542 09-01-2019, 06:04 PM
    Thread: Trouble changing Auxillary belt - automatic tensioner
Post: RE: Trouble changing Auxillary belt - automatic te...

oooooooooh, yep. Well I'm a fool, I was fiddling around with the other tensioner, I knew something felt off from when I did it last time. Thanks very much, I'll just put the other tensioner back as...
CaptainHair DW10 HDi section 10 2,542 08-01-2019, 08:10 PM
    Thread: Trouble changing Auxillary belt - automatic tensioner
Post: Trouble changing Auxillary belt - automatic tensio...

My aux belt started to give up the ghost, luckily i caught it pretty quickly and limped over to buy a new one. Having a bit of trouble fitting it though, I've got a PAS + AC model so its got the au...
CaptainHair DW10 HDi section 10 2,542 08-01-2019, 05:45 PM
    Thread: Peugeot 306 HDi Not starting after sitting overnight
Post: RE: Peugeot 306 HDi Not starting after sitting ove...

Whoops forgot to reply to this - it was the battery. Drove round the corner to local place and they tested it and confirmed it was dying, bought a new one and everythings sorted now :)
CaptainHair DW10 HDi section 9 2,762 28-10-2018, 06:33 PM
    Thread: Peugeot 306 HDi Not starting after sitting overnight
Post: RE: Peugeot 306 HDi Not starting after sitting ove...

Well yesterday I started her up 12 times for journeys of various lengths, started fine each time. Disconnected battery overnight and this morning it *just* had enough charge to start her up, once. So ...
CaptainHair DW10 HDi section 9 2,762 11-10-2018, 12:55 PM
    Thread: Peugeot 306 HDi Not starting after sitting overnight
Post: Peugeot 306 HDi Not starting after sitting overnig...

Y reg Peugeot 306 HDi Meridian, just shy of 90k miles. Deleted what I had posted previously, as it was all incorrect and I was pointing the finger at starter motor issues when infact it was battery...
CaptainHair DW10 HDi section 9 2,762 10-10-2018, 12:47 PM
    Thread: Can't engage 1st or 2nd gear (gearstick won't move left)
Post: RE: Can't engage 1st or 2nd gear (gearstick won't ...

Cheers guys :) I've since checked and the cap looks like it is from a 306! So yeah I'm guessing previous owner or MOT guy lost it down there one day. New catalyst arrived today, so hopefully back on ...
CaptainHair Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 4 2,376 31-05-2018, 03:13 PM
    Thread: Can't engage 1st or 2nd gear (gearstick won't move left)
Post: Can't engage 1st or 2nd gear (gearstick won't move...

Howdy folks Ill try and keep this breif and descriptive. Yesterday I was unable to select 1st or 2nd gears on my Peugeot 306 2.0 HDI (Y reg). The gearstick physically won't move left, only to cent...
CaptainHair Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 4 2,376 29-05-2018, 03:15 PM
    Thread: Crankshaft Pulley - removing bolt?
Post: RE: Crankshaft Pulley - removing bolt?

Yeah I forgot about it being angle tightened later, I thought 40nm seemed low when I was going through stuff. The final check for torque I'll have to get done at the garage when it goes for MOT as min...
CaptainHair DW10 HDi section 19 3,349 10-12-2016, 05:50 PM
    Thread: Crankshaft Pulley - removing bolt?
Post: RE: Crankshaft Pulley - removing bolt?

Second time writing this out, first time I had a huge burning pcb smell right as I was about to hit post. Shutdown my pc and it just turned out to be a lightbulb. I forgot the new ones make that smell...
CaptainHair DW10 HDi section 19 3,349 09-12-2016, 07:17 PM
    Thread: Crankshaft Pulley - removing bolt?
Post: RE: Crankshaft Pulley - removing bolt?

Right well I went out this morning and used the starter trick, did a lovely job slackened it right off :) Only problem is getting the new one on! Took the old pulley off, slid the new one on, start...
CaptainHair DW10 HDi section 19 3,349 09-12-2016, 02:51 PM
    Thread: Crankshaft Pulley - removing bolt?
Post: RE: Crankshaft Pulley - removing bolt?

Oh yeah I forgot to mention I had it in 5th yeah. Funny you mention it though as I also took the front wheel off and when I was working in the dark as first I hadn't noticed that with the wheel off an...
CaptainHair DW10 HDi section 19 3,349 08-12-2016, 10:47 PM
    Thread: Crankshaft Pulley - removing bolt?
Post: RE: Crankshaft Pulley - removing bolt?

Ah well I was hoping for a non-pikey answer but I'll take what I can get :p Really don't fancy cracking it off with the starter, but if needs must I'll give it a whirl. Was just hoping I could do i...
CaptainHair DW10 HDi section 19 3,349 08-12-2016, 08:17 PM
    Thread: Crankshaft Pulley - removing bolt?
Post: Crankshaft Pulley - removing bolt?

Howdy fellas, so my trusty gal (2001 Peugeot 306 hdi) developed that tickety tickety noise known as a failing crankshaft pulley. Whipped the aux belt off and the noise went away, also noticed I can wi...
CaptainHair DW10 HDi section 19 3,349 08-12-2016, 07:18 PM