Revamping Your Ride: A Step-by-Step Guide to Changing the Starter of a Peugeot 307 1.6 Petrol

The starter is an important part of the car because it is what starts the engine every time you turn the ignition key, and that is why it is important to take care of it. Sometimes the starter malfunctions or does not work at all. Fortunately, if there is a problem, you can change the starter for a new part.

This article explains how to replace the starter of a Peugeot 307 1.6 petrol.


The Peugeot 307 is a compact car produced by the French car manufacturer Peugeot between 2001 and 2008. The 1.6 petrol version was produced from 2002 to 2007 and may need to change the starter.
The starter is an essential part of using a car, because it is used to start the engine. If the starter is not working properly, it is possible to replace it with a new one.

Necessary tools

Before you begin replacing the starter, make sure you have the following tools:

  • Adjustable wrench
  • Phillips screwdriver
  • Spark plug wrench
  • grease trap

You will also need a new starter that fits your car.

Step by step instructions

Follow the instructions below to replace the starter on a Peugeot 307 1.6 petrol.

Step 1: Preparation

Start by locking the handbrake and putting the car in “park” (neutral). Next, turn off the engine and remove the battery cables. You will then need to locate the starter on the engine.

Step 2: Remove the Starter

Once the starter is located, you will need to remove it. Start by removing the black wire connecting the starter to the battery and then unscrew the screws holding the starter in place. The screws can become blocked by rust, so it is best to apply lubrication to unblock them if necessary. Once these are free, you should be able to remove them by hand.

Step 3: Cleaning the Mounting Surface

You will then need to clean the location where the starter was located. Use a cloth and/or grease trap to remove dirt and residue accumulated around the location. Make sure there are no debris or foreign objects that may prevent installation of the new starter.

Step 4: Installing the New Starter

Once the area is clean, insert the new starter into the slot. Tighten the screws and connect the black wire to the starter and battery.

Step 5: Checking that the starter is functioning properly

Now that the starter is installed, you should check for proper operation. Put the key in the ignition and turn it to check that the starter starts correctly. If so, you’re done.

By following the steps above, you should be able to easily replace the starter in your Peugeot 307 1.6 petrol. However, if you experience difficulty or have questions regarding starter replacement, it is advisable to consult a qualified professional.

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