Peugeot 208 – Common problems

Common problems with the Peugeot 208

Some problems will only occur after many years of operation, others are related to technical solutions and forced the manufacturer to issue a recall. In the following overview, you will find the most common problems for the Peugeot 208, for which Peugeot has announced a recall through the EU Rapex system. For recalls and faults found in the UK scroll down.

If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your Peugeot 208. However, the fault can often remain unresolved because the previous owner didn´t know about the recall or ignored the manufacturer’s letter.

The good news is that automakers usually provide unlimited time to correct such defects for free. Check to see if all of the potential problems with your Peugeot 208 have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.



Latest 208’s Issues in the EU

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18. 08. 2021

The teeth of the timing belt may wear off prematurely due to excessive dynamic tension in dusty conditions. As a result, … .

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23. 11. 2020

The vacuum pump may be damaged due to material abrasion of the cog belt. As a result, the braking assistance could … .

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06. 11. 2020

The high-pressure pump has not been tightened to the engine with the correct torque. As a result, fuel may leak onto … .

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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Latest 208’s Issues in the UK

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