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
   - 5.1. Power supply system of petrol engines
      5.1.1. Technical data
      5.1.2. Air filter and inlet channels
      5.1.3. Accelerator cable
      5.1.4. Accelerator pedal
      5.1.5. System of injection of fuel
      5.1.6. Removal of pressure in fuel system
      5.1.7. Fuel pump
      5.1.8. Fuel tank
      5.1.9. Check of fuel system
      5.1.10. Case of a butterfly valve
      5.1.11. System of injection Bosch Motronic MP511
      5.1.12. System of injection Magneti Marelli 8P
      5.1.13. Inlet collector
      5.1.14. Final collector
      5.1.15. System of production of exhaust gases
   + 5.2. Fuel system of diesel engines
+ 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

5.1.3. Accelerator cable


1. In a motor compartment remove an accelerator cable from a cam on the case of throttles, then take an accelerator cable cover from the condensing rubber ring (the arrow specified a clip of an external cover of a cable of an accelerator).
2. Release an accelerator cable on all length from fastening brackets.
3. In interior of the car open a cover of an immobilizer and turn on 90 ° a clamp of a cover of a box with fuses.
4. Disconnect the electric socket from a block, unscrew screws of fastening and remove the lower panel from the driver.
5. Remove a bracket of fastening and disconnect an accelerator cable from the top part of a pedal of an accelerator.
6. Take an accelerator cable cover from a clamp on a suspension bracket of installation of a pedal, then tie a long thin cord to a cable of an accelerator.
7. In a motor compartment take the ring condensing a cable of an accelerator from a partition and take an accelerator cable.
8. Untie a cord from an accelerator cable and leave it in a motor compartment. The cord will be required for the subsequent tightening of a new cable of an accelerator into place.


1. Tie a cord to a new cable of an accelerator. Having pulled for the cable which is in interior of the car stretch an accelerator cable through a partition.
2. Untie a cord from an accelerator cable, establish a cable cover in a pedal suspension bracket clamp, and connect a cable of an accelerator to a pedal.
3. Check that the cable of an accelerator is reliably fixed to a pedal then establish the lower part of the panel.
4. In a motor compartment check that the cover of a cable of an accelerator is correctly placed in the condensing ring in a partition, then place a cable on all length in fastening brackets.
5. Pull a flat washer over a cover of a cable and establish in an arm and connect an accelerator cable to a throttle cam.


1. Remove a clip of fastening of a cover of a cable of an accelerator. Check that the cam of a throttle was in the starting position and moving a cable cover, choose sagging of a cable of an accelerator.
2. In the established provision of a cable establish a fastening clip on an external flute to a cable cover before the rubber condensing ring and a washer.
3. After installation of a clip and a cable on the places only insignificant sagging of a cable of an accelerator has to be observed. While the assistant smoothly presses an accelerator pedal, check that the throttle cam completely turns and comes back to a starting position.