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

8.1.4. Hummock drive of gear shifting (ML5T transmission)


1. Remove the case of the air filter.
2. Remove the central console.
3. In a motor compartment remove by means of the lever two spherical hinged connections (A) of a cable from selector levers on the transmission. Remove two brackets (V) of fastening of a cover of a cable of the transmission.
4. Lift a forward part of the car and record on supports.
5. Remove system of production of the fulfilled gases and thermofilters.
6. In interior of the car remove sound-proof laying and unscrew the bolts fixing a lever casing to a floor. Disconnect brackets of fastening of cables and remove a lever casing with cables from under the car.


Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal, taking into account the next moments:
      – check that sound-proof laying is correctly placed;
      – check correctness of installation of cables on the selector lever: spherical hinged connection with a diameter of 13 mm connects to the top lever, and spherical hinged connection with a diameter of 10 mm – to the side lever;
      – install thermofilters, the exhaust system, the case of the air filter and the central console.