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Fan staying on after engine switched off etc.

Pedro

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I wonder if they tried cleaning the Mass Airflow sensor & the Map sensor apparently they should be cleaned after 35.000 klm because they get coated with a film of Oil which can affect the Engines performance ?
 

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If you was in Doncaster I would have gone to Peter Ambrose in Castleford as these were and highly recommended by peugeot UK... And I am aware of many RCZ owners who take there RCZs to them as they do know the cars and what they are doing.... I know from personal experience as I live in York and am only 1/2 a mile away from the peugeot dealership I do travel to here for the work to be done on my RCZs. My mother of 79 years young also lives close and they do collect her 107 and service and mot hers and collect it from her home and return it to her the next day and leave her a car for her use in the meantime.....
Drive safe and stay lucky 🍀 les and kaz and Co
 

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As a new owner moving to Rotherham I am anxious to know which garages worked on your car - their track record doesn't sound impressive.
Castleford might be a bit of of a trek....
 

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Looking for some advice for my daughter, she bought her RCZ last August, a 2014 model with low mileage, so she expected trouble free motoring. Boy was she wrong!
4 months later the car was going into limp home mode. Peugeot main dealer said it was the timing - cost her £1031.
4 months later warning light on and limp down mode, she went to a local garage for help. Car checked out and found to be mechanically sound but could do with a full service - cost her £250, warning light went off. Next day when the car was started the warning light was back on. same mechanic decided the rocker cover could be the issue - cost her £440. Couple of days later, back to limp down mode and now the cooling fan was working overtime, sounding light an aircraft for over 5 minutes after engine turned off! Mechanic then decided he hadn't a clue and suggested trying a main dealer again.
Tried a different main dealer this time - they said car had 18 warnings showing, they replaced the high pressure fuel pump - cost her £980. At the end of the drive home, the fans were on full pelt as usual!
They suggested the issue must be the timing and as this has been done fairly recently and they must have made an error so she should take it back to the original main dealer. Who then proceeded to deny any issues with the timing, suggesting initially instead it probably needed a de-coke (est £1000). But then discovered a potential issue of a split pipe to the rocker cover and a failing battery that needed replacing - cost her £315. Told all warnings wiped and fan issue gone, went to pick car up and told windows wouldn't close properly! (offered to fix that for free next week).
My daughter drove 12 miles home and the fans stayed on yet again (no warning lights on dash).

My husband is taking her car back to garage tomorrow, we are sick to death of her paying out for solutions that don't work after spending around £3,000.
The fan stays on when just turning on the engine on the drive, so it isn't an overheating issue. My husband tried the BSI re set suggested on here but no joy.
Any suggestions on what the cause could be would be most welcome. Could it be something like a faulty heat sensor?
the joys of owning a French car! I had similar problems with a Citroen VTS, diesel model. the fan was staying on up to 20 minutes after switch off, long runs only. I sold mine private so never found out the cause. I currently have a Peugeot RCZ 2.0 HDI 2014. apart from annoying sound from brakes and fuse blowing in winter for Window washer never had any problems. is your daughter's car petrol or diesel?
 

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As a new owner moving to Rotherham I am anxious to know which garages worked on your car - their track record doesn't sound impressive.
Castleford might be a bit of of a trek....
I would have told you to steer clear of Evans Halshaw Peugeot Wakefield, but they were so bad they’ve just lost their franchise.
 

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I replaced my rocker cover last April and in my haste forgot to replace the engine PCV breather pipe on the left side of the engine properly. Then when I took it for a test drive the fans came on straight away and on full bore while I was driving and 30 mins after I came home. Using an OBD reader I had the same code as your daughters car
which can point to unmetered air on the inlet side of the throttle body because the breather hose was off fresh air was going into the throttle body thowing up P2279 via the MAP sensor.
Anyway after researching the code and again using the fabulous North American Mini forum they explained the cure. They said re connect the hose and make sure its on tight not loose. Drive the car for 70/100 miles so I did I went to Lancaster and back on the M6 fans still going mad. Returned home and switched the car off no fans then restarted it and no fans all back to normal. Put the OBD reader on and the code had moved to pending so I deleted it and its been fine since. Ask the garage to check the rocker cover breather hoses PCV hoses on both sies of the rocker cover.
 
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