2005 Peugeot 307 CC from UK and Ireland - Comments

9th Mar 2011, 06:27

Hi, I could do with some help.

My partner's 06 Peugeot 307CC has a heating problem. It blows nothing but hot (and I mean really HOT) air out of the passenger side, even on the lowest setting. The only way to stop it is to turn the fan completely off resulting in steamed up windows which make driving a bit hazardous. This happened when she first bought it, but the dealer reluctantly fixed it after about the 3rd attempt.

Any advice gratefully received.

23rd Mar 2011, 20:29

I live in New Zealand and exactly the same has happened, PUG don't want to know anything about it.

Sorry, but I would not buy another PUG.

1st Apr 2011, 07:14

Yes, mine has the same problem, so if you find out how to fix it, please let me know.

2nd Apr 2011, 20:31

I had the same problem. You have to replace the passenger side heater mixer motor, and that should be that problem fixed.

19th Apr 2011, 08:39

I have a 2004 307 CC, I have had it for four years now, and have never had any problems at all!

I have done 30000 miles in four years, so it hasn't been sat around.

Lovely car!

8th Jun 2011, 18:26

Hi Everyone.

I'm from Australia and bought a 307CC, new in 2006.

Before the car had even done 10,000K it had the gearbox replaced. Since then, I have had a succession of problems.

Window switches replaced 4 times, the windows have a mind of their own. I have had the shock absorbers replaced, despite the fact that it's never been off the bitumen. Wipers can't regulate their speed and go crazy. "O" on the boot opener gets stuck. Engine sucked up water from a road puddle and had to be rebuilt. Coil pack had to be replaced. ABS light comes on all the time. Now the roof won't open saying there's a fault somewhere.

Never, ever, ever will I buy a Peugeot again. Dealers are non committal and refuse to accept that these cars are just lemons. Good looking lemons, but lemons nonetheless.

30th Jun 2011, 23:08

Nice to get at least one positive comment.

31st Jul 2011, 14:12

We have had two 307cc's - owned both for over 6 years. If it is maintained regularly, and you don't skimp on servicing, we have found it to be a very reliable, well-built car. Very solid, fantastic handling, smooth engine, high-quality interior.

31st Aug 2011, 05:47

Hi, I noticed you have a fault with the roof. We have experienced a clicking sound from the boot when putting the roof down and up. Took it into the dealership, and they said it was a distorted boot trim, which would cost over £200. Was this your experience? Many thanks.

1st Sep 2011, 07:16

We have a 307 CC 1.6. One of the first 2004s, which is my wife's car, and yesterday the power steering went, and also the brakes at the same time. Has anyone else had this problem?

Lucky she was at home and pulled the handbrake up to stop. When restarting the car, all is OK, and the next day.

9th Oct 2011, 11:07

Could be mild head gasket failure or coil pack failure.

26th Dec 2011, 03:38

I live in New Zealand, have had mine for about 8 months. All was OK, but now... the dash stitching has all split, and the blue(?) fibreglass/polystyrene underneath is all bulging through, and the stitching round the air bag is about to go too! How am I gonna get rid of this? Grrrr.

29th Dec 2011, 13:23

Hi, Good to hear something positive, you must be very lucky, should get a lotto ticket.

Unfortunately I have to agree with most of the posts on this site. I live in New Zealand and have had a 2005 307cc for 4 years. All servicing completed by the dealer on time.

Fantastic to drive, looks good and we love the roof, but of the many different makes of vehicles that I have had, it is by far the worst with respect to build quality and reliability, and I will certainly never buy another.

In addition, it is certainly not a pleasure dealing with the dealer network. Everything is always a fight, with constant returns to get it right. The latest is the heater on one side blowing hot air constantly. Again a simple plastic cog woefully under engineered has failed, requiring replacement of the complete box. Try owning a Honda for a completely different and positive experience, I just wish they did a decent convertible.

14th Jan 2012, 11:03

Oh dear!!! I just bought one yesterday...

30th Jan 2012, 20:26

I must have bought it - I bought one (here in NZ). exact same thing has just happened on mine. It's on finance, and we're now stuck with the thing - I am going to e-mail the dealership, but do not expect anything more than a reply. I am extremely cross with myself that I didn't do the research before buying this.

Other than that, it's quite a nice car, but I hate the rain gushing into the boot every time you open it etc.

5th Feb 2012, 08:52

I had a problem with the boot trim.

All you do is open the roof until the boot has lifted up before the roof starts coming down. If you look down in the corner on each side, there is a screw that comes loose, and it catches. All you have to do is tighten the screw, and then I just cut the tiniest bit of plastic off the corner and it's fine. You don't even see it when you open the boot, because it twists round as the roof opens (hope that makes sense!).

25th Mar 2012, 14:54

My heater on my 307 CC just blows hot air. The only way to stop this is to turn the heater off. Grrrrr.

27th Mar 2012, 05:24

I'm having a problem with my 307CC roof opening intermittently, and I have to give it a bang in the middle of the roof in line with the rear mirror. This seems to work, and I was advised today, that was where the sensors were. Was quoted £700 to get it fixed from Peugeot, but as I still have 2 years on the car to pay, I'll just keep using this technique for now.

Hope this may help with getting your roof open.

29th Mar 2012, 20:02

Hi, I'm pretty sure your problem is a dying battery. It isn't holding enough charge, and will soon die altogether. A new battery will definitely 100 percent fix your problems; the clocks reset to zero when the voltage drops below minimum levels, as it can no longer maintain its memory.

By trying to start it, you use what little power is in the battery to turn the starter motor, therefore causing a voltage drop throughout the rest of the system, resetting the clocks. Usually happens in winter when the cold temps kill old batteries.

Hope this helps.

12th Apr 2012, 06:55

I have a 307cc 2006 plate. I have an issue; the roof went down and back up again, but the boot didn't fold down!!! Therefore having a roof up, but a boot up also? Any ideas how to fix it?

Thanks.

4th May 2012, 01:38

Hi.

I agree with you as well. My 307cc has got same symptoms as mentioned in the above comments, but technically speaking, they all related to a faulty brake switch. ESP has a passion for me as it came on my 07 Territory. 05 X3 and now in 307cc. Things can go wrong with any car. What else could you buy in same budget, other than a SAAB?