Peugeot 106 2000.Is it the fuel - craven
hi there,just hoping to confirm something.Since filling at tesco in basingstoke i havehad probs when accelerating.It tends to cut off and then go.But has not stalled.The engine warning light is on.I am aware of the fuel contamination.I phoned peugot.They told me that this model does not have a catalytic convertor,so the best way to get it sorted is to fill it up with high octane fuel at Bp so it dilutes.

So my questions are is it true that there is no cat. convertor and would the diluting work
Peugeot 106 2000.Is it the fuel - Dynamic Dave
The fuel problems caused by the petrol supplied to Tesco's and Morrision's affected the lambda sensor in that it coated it with a silicon (or silicone, depending on which news reports you read) residue, and would therefore need replacing.

As the ECU light is on, the best thing to do is get the fault code read out.

This may also help.

www.faultyfuel.com/

That aside, all petrol cars built after 1993 (I think) required catalytic convertors, so why Peugeot told you that is doesn't have one is anyones guess.
Peugeot 106 2000.Is it the fuel - madf
Your car has a cat: definite..
madf
Peugeot 106 2000.Is it the fuel - Rattle
Yep in fact only the very very early K reg 106's would have not a cat, they used a carb but these are extremely rare. 95% of 106s have a fuel injection system and have the cat convertor, lamda (co2) sensor etc.

Peugeot 106 2000.Is it the fuel - LeePower
I would also check the coil pack isnt a SAGEM one, if it is throw it towards the nearest skip & fit the modified unit with a new set of Peugeot branded sparkplugs.
Peugeot 106 2000.Is it the fuel - craven
thanks for the replys,took it to a garage.It was the lambda sensor.Bill is a whopping £270.Tesco are willing to pay(hopefully)


Cheers
Peugeot 106 2000.Is it the fuel - Stuartli
>>Since filling at tesco in basingstoke>>

Just exactly how long ago did you fill up your Pug?
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Peugeot 106 2000.Is it the fuel - Rattle
£270 for a Lamda sensor? Good lord you have been ripped off. Part is usualy around £60-£80 and no more than £30 for the labour unless I am missing something. The my dad had botht he cat and lamda done for £200 but that was an Escort so parts are cheap.
Peugeot 106 2000.Is it the fuel - Caveman
£270 for a Lamda sensor?


And then there's the draining of the fuel tank, diagnostic check to ensure nothing else is damaged and that the replacement part is doing it's job correctly. Who cares anyway if Tescos are going to compensate for the damage?
Peugeot 106 2000.Is it the fuel - Rattle
Well I think with my dads it was a case of wait and see, i.e if it passed the MOT with the new one its doing its job properly :) if it didn't then the garage would have to pay the bill for the re-test.
Peugeot 106 2000.Is it the fuel - Dynamic Dave
£270 for a Lamda sensor? Good lord you have been ripped off.


As caveman has pointed out, there are other factors to weigh in. Anyway, if you think £270 is expensive, a colleague of mine has just had to fork out something like £370 (independant garage) to have his Scenic put right after fuel contamination from a garage in the South East.
Peugeot 106 2000.Is it the fuel - Rattle
If they did more than simple screw in a new sensor then fair enough :) I guess in this case its not as simple as it usualy is because its the fuel that caused the problem.

 

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