adrian406

508GT- 2nd Peugeot

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Hello, after running 7 years with the 406coupe , due to family reasons I needed to switch to 4 doors so finally decided to stick with Peugeot and try the 508.

I went for the GT version because the prices for a new Allure with some options was around the same I paid for this showroom GT. It had 8000km when I took it so for me it is like a new car.

Bought the car from V-Group Kladno , had a nice experience with Tomas Brabec from Sales - not sure I got the best possible price for the car still his behavior was really professional and he looks to be a real car enthusiast.

I would like to keep some sort if diary of the car and also find out answers to some questions  I might have about the car.

Here is a picture of both of the Lions..

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Hi there ;)  Nice looking couple, looks like you got yourself a good deal. Feel free to share little more pictures - also you may want to set up a new thread in the "Naše káry" section (or right here). I do this for years now for both of the cars and it is a nice "service book" - as in what was done on the car, when, etc. 

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Thanks for the nice welcome.

The 508 got a new set of winter wheels and tires on 17 inches installed for free by the dealer.

They washed the car which is nice but once I left after 2km I got my first warning light - of course, TPMS tells me the tires are under inflated.

Most probably the sensor did not learn the new wheels and they see some difference.

Any idea how to reset the sensors or maybe I should drive it more and they will calibrate correctly at some point?

 

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Nope .. not likely .... I mean - if it is any similar to my 407 the dealer was supposed to actually map the new wheels into TPMS central computer - as in register them. So by now the computer should recognize (I would assume) two sets of wheels. Oh by the way you might want to stick to where exactly each wheel is fitted (aka front-right etc) otherwise the TPMS sensors reports will obviously be inaccurate (pointing to wrong corner of the vehicle, so-to-speak). I have no experience with how this is done but I would suggest you call them back to report this, hopefully they will remedy the situation for you.

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Thanks for the suggestion, the TPMS warning is back for 2 weeks now, dealer says it's because of sensors and it will be gone when I switch to summer tyres back.

In other news, 5000km have passed and no issues other than the keyless entry which has a habit of randomly not working and the fact that I am unable to fold the side mirrors from the button on the door . Electronics are annoying.

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True that. To me honestly the keyless car entry is just one extra electronic crap the producers just feel like putting into cars to make the adverts sound more fancy, in reality I think it causes more harm than added value. And of course the obvious applies here - the more car electronics the more likely is something to break rather soon ... :nevim

 

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No news for the TPMS, anyone around Kladno with a repair shop and a Lexia diagnosys so we can reset/ check the sensors and the valves?

The old 406 coupe needs to go, it's for sale at a good price , if anyone is interested.

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