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How to Replace timing belt on Peugeot 207 1.4 2006-2009

Replacement Interval Guide

  • Peugeot recommend:
  • Replacement every 100,000 miles or 10 years under normal conditions.
  • Replacement every 75,000 miles or 10 years under adverse conditions.
  • The previous use and service history of the vehicle must always be taken into account.

Check For Engine Damage

CAUTION: This engine has been identified as an INTERFERENCE engine in which the possibility of valve-to-piston damage in the event of a timing belt failure is MOST LIKELY to occur. A compression check of all cylinders should be performed before removing the cylinder head.

Repair Times – hrs

Remove & install 1,70

Special Tools

  • Auxiliary drive belt tensioner tool – Peugeot No.(-).0188-Z.
  • Auxiliary drive belt tensioner locking tool – Peugeot No.(-).0188-Q1.
  • Flywheel timing pin – Peugeot No.(-).0132-QY.
  • Camshaft timing pin – Peugeot No.(-).0132-RZ.
  • Tensioner pulley locking pin – Peugeot No.(-).0153-AL.
  • Timing belt retaining clip – Peugeot No.(-).0153-AE.

Special Precautions

  • Disconnect battery earth lead.
  • DO NOT turn crankshaft or camshaft when timing belt removed.
  • Remove spark plugs to ease turning engine.
  • Turn engine in normal direction of rotation (unless otherwise stated).
  • DO NOT turn engine via camshaft or other sprockets.
  • Observe all tightening torques.
How to Replace timing belt on Peugeot 207 1.4 2006-2009
How to Replace timing belt on Peugeot 207 1.4 2006-2009

Removal

  1. Raise and support front of vehicle.
  2. Remove:
      • Engine undershield.
      • RH front wheel.
      • RH splash guard.
      • Auxiliary drive belt. Use tool Nos.(-).0188-Z & (-).0188-Q1.

    NOTE: Mark direction of rotation on belt.

  3. Support engine.
  4. Remove:
      • Lower torque reaction link.
      • Timing belt upper cover [1] .
      • RH engine mounting.
      • RH engine bracket.
      • Crankshaft pulley bolts [2] .
      • Crankshaft pulley [3] .
      • Timing belt lower cover [4] .
  5. Turn crankshaft clockwise to setting position.
  6. Insert flywheel timing pin [5] . Tool No.(-).0132-QY.
  7. Insert timing pin in camshaft sprocket [6] . Tool No.(-).0132-RZ.
  8. Slacken tensioner pulley nut to release tension on belt [7] .
  9. Remove timing belt.

Installation

NOTE: Timing belt must always be renewed once it has been removed.

  1. Check tensioner pulley and guide pulley for smooth operation.
  2. Check water pump sprocket for smooth operation.
  3. Ensure timing pins located correctly [5] & [6] .
  4. Fit timing belt to crankshaft sprocket.

    NOTE: Ensure directional arrows point in direction of rotation.

  5. Secure belt to crankshaft sprocket with retaining clip. Tool No.(-).0153-AE [8] .
  6. Fit timing belt in following order:
      • Camshaft sprocket.
      • Water pump sprocket.
      • Tensioner pulley.

    NOTE: Ensure belt is taut between sprockets on non-tensioned side.

  7. Turn tensioner pulley anti-clockwise until locking pin can be inserted [9] . Tool No.(-).0153-AL. Use Allen key [10] .
  8. Tighten tensioner pulley nut [7] . Tightening torque: 21±2 Nm.
  9. Remove timing pins [5] & [6] .
  10. Turn crankshaft 10 turns clockwise to setting position.

    NOTE: DO NOT allow crankshaft to turn anti-clockwise.

  11. Insert timing pin in flywheel [5] .
  12. Ensure timing pin can be inserted easily in camshaft sprocket [6] . If not, repeat installation procedure.
  13. Hold tensioner pulley in position. Use Allen key [10] .
  14. Slacken tensioner pulley nut [7] .
  15. Remove tensioner pulley locking pin [9] .
  16. Turn tensioner pulley until pointer and notch aligned [11] & [12] .
  17. Tighten tensioner pulley nut [7] . Tightening torque: 21±2 Nm.
  18. Remove timing pins [5] & [6] .
  19. Ensure tensioner pointer and notch aligned [11] & [12] . If not, repeat tensioning procedure.
  20. Install components in reverse order of removal.
  21. Tighten crankshaft pulley bolts [2] . Tightening torque: 25±6 Nm.

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