Peugeot 406

since 1996 release

Repair and operation of the car

Peugeot 406
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engine
+ 4. Cooling systems, heating and ventilation
+ 5. Fuel system
+ 6. System of ignition
+ 7. Coupling
+ 8. Transmissions
+ 9. Power shafts
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Suspension bracket and steering
- 12. Body
   12.1. General information
   12.2. Care of a body
   12.3. Care of an upholstery and rugs
   12.4. Repair of insignificant damages of a body
   12.5. Repair of strong damages of a body
   12.6. Front bumper
   12.7. Rear bumper
   12.8. Cowl
   12.9. Cowl lock cable
   12:10. Cowl lock
   12:11. Doors
   12:12. Door upholstery
   12:13. Lock and handles of opening of a door
   12:14. Glasses of doors
   12:15. Trunk lid
   12:16. Luggage carrier lock
   12:17. Back door
   12:18. Lock of a back door
   12:19. System of the central blocking
   12:20. Power windows
   12:21. External rear-view mirrors
   12:22. Front and back flew down
   12:23. Hatch
   12:24. Slips and emblems
   12:25. Seats
   12:26. Mechanism of a tension of a seat belt of a front seat
   12:27. Seat belts
   12:28. Finishing of salon
   12:29. Central console
   12:30. Dashboard
+ 13. Electric equipment
+ 14. Main malfunctions

12.9. Cowl lock cable


The cable of the lock of a cowl consists of two parts: the body connects the lever of opening of a cowl to the lock from the driver, the second part connects locks.

Removal and installation

Main cable
1. Remove a headlight from the driver.
2. Unscrew the screw (it is specified by an arrow) fastenings of a cable of the lock of a cowl. Disconnect a cowl cable from the clips located in a nest for a headlight.
3. Tie a thin strong cord to the end of a cable and exempt a cable from all fastenings on all its length.
4. In interior of the car unscrew bolts and remove the handle of opening of a cowl. Take a cable in interior of the car. When the end of a cord seems from a partition of a motor compartment, untie it from a cable of opening of a cowl and leave in the car. The cord will need to be used for tightening to the place of a new cable.
Additional cable
5. Disconnect an additional cable from locks of opening of a cowl and remove it.
6. Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal.