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
   - 8.1. Mechanical transmission
      8.1.1. Technical data
      8.1.2. Replacement of oil in the transmission
      8.1.3. Management of gear shifting (BE3 transmission)
      8.1.4. Hummock drive of gear shifting (ML5T transmission)
      8.1.5. Replacement of sealing rings
      8.1.6. Backing lamp switch
      8.1.7. Speedometer drive sensor
      8.1.8. Removal and installation of the BE3 transmission
      8.1.9. Mechanical ML5T transmission
   + 8.2. Automatic transmission
+ 9. Power shafts
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Suspension bracket and steering
+ 12. Body
+ 13. Electric equipment
+ 14. Main malfunctions

8.1.3. Management of gear shifting (BE3 transmission)


1. Remove the central console.
2. Lift a forward part of the car and record on supports.
3. Remove system of production of the fulfilled gases and the heat-shielding screen. Unscrew a nut and remove a hinged bolt, the fixing gear shifting rod to the gear shifting lever basis.
4. Using the screw-driver, take lock washers of fastening of three cores of communication (are specified by shooters) to spherical hinged connections on the transmission. Disconnect a gear shifting rod from a point of turn of the angular lever and remove it from below the car.
5. Separate by means of the lever a plastic head from a bolt, the fixing gear shifting lever with the angular lever and the lower frame.
6. Unscrew a hinged bolt of fastening of the angular lever and remove the angular lever and draft from under the car.
7. Examine all elements on existence of wear or damages. If necessary remove the gear shifting lever as follows.
8. Unscrew lock nuts of the lever of gear shifting and lift a fastening plate.
9. Remove the lower sheeting from the lever basis, then disconnect a plate of installation of the lever and remove the top sheeting of the lever for access to the spherical hinge of a point of turn of the lever.


Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal, taking into account the next moments:
      – grease with lubricant on the basis of a molybdenum disulfide all mobile connections;
      – check that all protective rubber coverings of the lever of gear shifting are established on the places;
      – install thermofilters and the exhaust system.