Peugeot 406

since 1996 release

Repair and operation of the car

Peugeot 406
- 1. Maintenance instruction
   - 1.1. Introduction
      1.1.1. If the engine is not started and the starter does not work
      1.1.2. Start from an external source (other car)
      1.1.3. If the engine is not started even if the starter works normally
      1.1.4. Check of tightness of connections
      1.1.5. Towage
      1.1.6. Places of weekly check
      1.1.7. General dashboard
      1.1.8. Remote infrared control
      1.1.9. Identification card
      1.1.10. Blocking of back doors from opening by children
      1.1.11. Remote radio control by blocking of doors
      1.1.12. Lever of opening of the hatch of a mouth of the fuel tank
      1.1.13. Electronic anticreeping system
      1.1.14. Fuel supply shutdown valve
      1.1.15. Catalytic converter
      1.1.16. The dashboard (cars with the petrol and diesel engine)
      1.1.17. Dashboards (cars with the petrol engine)
      1.1.18. The dashboard (cars with the automatic transmission)
      1.1.19. Dashboards (cars with the diesel engine)
      1.1.20. Dashboard signaling devices
      1.1.21. Windshield screen wiper
      1.1.22. Electric heater of back glass and external rear-view mirrors
      1.1.23. Adjustment of provision of a steering wheel
      1.1.24. On-board computer
      1.1.25. Heating and ventilation
      1.1.26. Air conditioner
      1.1.27. Automatic conditioner of air
      + 1.1.28. Safety cushions
      1.1.29. Hours, panel illumination
      1.1.30. Transmission
      1.1.31. Speed regulator
      + 1.1.32. Electric equipment
      1.1.33. Wheels and tires
      1.1.34. Towage of the car
      1.1.35. Identification data
      1.1.36. Technical characteristics
      1.1.37. Fuel consumption of cars
      1.1.38. Autoradio tape recorder 4030
      1.1.39. The autoradio tape recorder with the CD player 4050
      1.1.40. Control of devices of external lighting
      1.1.41. Adjustment of seats
      1.1.42. Adjustment of headlights
+ 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
+ 13. Electric equipment
+ 14. Main malfunctions

1.1.21. Windshield screen wiper


3. Maximum speed

2. Normal speed

1. Faltering or automatic operating mode

0. It is switched off

4. Inclusion on one cycle (pressing of the lever down)

For inclusion of windscreen washer of a windshield press the lever towards yourself. Along with a washer also the screen wiper will work. If passing beam of headlights is turned on, the washer of headlights in addition will join (in the presence).

The screen wiper of back glass joins turn of the ring switch A on a quarter of a turn up.

Automatic operating mode of a screen wiper

Depending on complete set option the car can be equipped with the rain sensor. If the lever is in situation 1, the screen wiper joins automatically when falling on glass of drops of water, and the frequency of waves of brushes is regulated depending on intensity of rainfall. After switching off of ignition or start of the engine the automatic mode has to be included repeatedly. In confirmation of inclusion of the automatic mode of a brush of a screen wiper will execute one full move. It is necessary in order that the sensor of a rain recorded a condition of a windshield. At failure of the sensor transfer the lever to situation 2.


Do not cover the sensor of a rain which is on a windshield behind a rear-view mirror. At a wash of the car it is necessary to switch off ignition and to transfer the lever to situation 0. In the winter before inclusion of the automatic mode of a screen wiper it is necessary to wait for full thawing of a windshield.