Peugeot 406

since 1996 release

Repair and operation of the car

Peugeot 406
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
- 3. Engine
   - 3.1. Petrol engines
      3.1.1. Technical data
      3.1.2. Check of pressure of compression
      3.1.3. Installation of the mechanism of gas distribution
      3.1.4. Cover of a head of the block of cylinders
      3.1.5. Pulley of a bent shaft
      3.1.6. Casing of a gear belt
      3.1.7. Gear belt
      3.1.8. Mechanism of a tension of a gear belt and pulleys
      3.1.9. Replacement of a sealing ring of a cam-shaft
      3.1.10. Cam-shaft and pushers
      3.1.11. Check and adjustment of gaps of valves of engines 1.6 liters
      3.1.12. Head of the block of cylinders
      3.1.13. Oil pallet
      3.1.14. Oil pump
      3.1.15. Oil heater
      3.1.16. Replacement of consolidations of a bent shaft
      3.1.17. Flywheel
      3.1.18. Suspension bracket of the power unit
   + 3.2. Diesel engines
   + 3.3. Repair of the 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

3.1.15. Oil heater


1. Tighten the emergency brake, lift a forward part of the car and record on supports.
2. Merge cooling liquid from the cooling system or press cooling system hoses near the oil heater.
3. Install the corresponding container under an oil filter and unscrew the filter.
4. Weaken collars of fastening of hoses of the cooling system to the oil heater and remove hoses from a radiator.
5. Unscrew a bolt of fastening of the oil heater (A) to the block of cylinders and remove a radiator. Pay attention to the groove (V) located on a radiator ledge.


1. Establish a new round sealing ring from the back party of a radiator and install a radiator on the block of cylinders.
2. Combine an adjusting groove in a radiator with a ledge on the block of cylinders and fix a radiator by a bolt.
3. Establish an oil filter and lower the car. Check the level of engine oil.
4. Establish hoses of the cooling system on a radiator and check the level of cooling liquid. Start the engine and check tightness of installation of the oil heater.