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Peugeot 2008: In the event of a breakdown / Changing a bulb

Peugeot 2008. Changing a bulb In some weather conditions (e.g. low temperature or humidity), misting on the internal surface of the glass of the headlamps and rear lamps is normal, and will disappear after the lamps have been on for a few minutes.

Peugeot 2008. Changing a bulb Never look too closely at the luminous beam of LED or Full LED  technology  headlamps: risk of serious eye injury!

Peugeot 2008. Changing a bulb

Peugeot 2008. Changing a bulb The headlamps have polycarbonate lenses with a protective coating:

  • Do not clean them with a dry or abrasive cloth, nor with detergent or solvent products.
  • Use a sponge and soapy water or a pH neutral product.
  • When using a high-pressure washer on persistent marks, do not keep the lance directed towards the headlamps, lamps or their edges for too long, so as not to damage their protective coating and seals.

Peugeot 2008. Changing a bulb Changing a bulb must only be done with the ignition off and after the headlamp / lamp has been switched off for several minutes - risk of serious burns!

Do not touch the bulb directly with your fingers; use a lint-free cloth.

It is essential only to use anti-ultraviolet (UV) type bulbs, so as not to damage the headlamp.

Always replace a failed bulb with a new bulb of the same type and specification. To avoid lighting imbalance, replace the bulbs in pairs.

Peugeot 2008. Changing a bulb Refitting the lamp units

Perform the operations in the reverse order to dismantling.

Light-emitting diode (LED) headlamps and lamps

Depending on version, the affected types of headlamps / lamps are:

  • "LED" technology headlamps.
  • Full LED technology headlamps.
  • Front foglamps.
  • Offset daytime running lamps.
  • Direction indicator side repeaters.
  • Side spotlamps.
  • 3D rear lamps.
  • Third brake lamp.
  • Number plate lamps.

Peugeot 2008. Changing a bulb If you need to replace this type of bulb, you must contact a PEUGEOT dealer or a qualified workshop.

Do not touch LED or Full LED  technology headlamps - risk of electrocution!

Front lamps

Model with Full LED  technology  headlamps

Peugeot 2008. Changing a bulb

  1. Dipped beam headlamps / Main beam headlamps
  2. Direction indicators
  3. Sidelamps
  4. Daytime running lamps / Sidelamps
  5. Front foglamps

Model with LED  technology  headlamps

Peugeot 2008. Changing a bulb

  1. Main beam headlamps (LED)
  2. Dipped beam headlamps (LED)
  3. Daytime running lamps / Sidelamps  (LED)
  4. Direction indicators (PY21W amber).

Model with halogen headlamps

Peugeot 2008. Changing a bulb

  1. Main beam headlamps (H9)
  2. Dipped beam headlamps (H18)
  3. Daytime running lamps / Sidelamps  (LEDs)
  4. Direction indicators (PY21W amber).

Peugeot 2008. Changing a bulb Opening the bonnet / Accessing the bulbs

With the engine warm, proceed with caution - risk of burns!

Take care with objects or clothing that could be caught in the blades of the cooling fan - risk of strangulation!

Peugeot 2008. Changing a bulb

Peugeot 2008. Changing a bulb Halogen bulbs (Hx)

To ensure good quality lighting, check that the bulb is correctly positioned in its housing.

Main / Dipped beam headlamps

Peugeot 2008. Changing a bulb

Peugeot 2008. Changing a bulb

  • Remove the protective cover by pulling the tab.
  • Pull the bulb holder backwards to remove it.
  • Pull the bulb to remove it.
  • Replace the bulb.

When refitting the bulb holder in its housing, press until you hear a click which means it is locked in place.

Direction indicators

Peugeot 2008. Changing a bulb Rapid flashing of a direction indicator lamp (left or right) indicates that one of the bulbs on the corresponding side has failed.

Peugeot 2008. Changing a bulb

  • Remove the protective cover by pulling the tab.
  • Turn the bulb holder anti-clockwise.
  • Pull the bulb and bulb holder assembly backwards.
  • Replace the bulb.

Peugeot 2008. Changing a bulb Amber coloured bulbs must be replaced by bulbs with identical specifications and colour.

Rear lamps

Peugeot 2008. Changing a bulb

  1. Sidelamps / Daytime running lamps (LED)
  2. Brake lamps (LED)
  3. Reversing lamps  (LED)
  4. Direction indicators (LED)

Foglamps (P21W)

Peugeot 2008. Changing a bulb

These bulbs are replaced from outside the rear bumper.

  • Pass your hand under the bumper.
  • Disconnect the connector.
  • Turn the bulb holder a quarter turn and remove it.
  • Turn the bulb a quarter turn and replace it.

Peugeot 2008. Changing a bulb To change the bulb within a few minutes of switching off the ignition, take care not to touch the exhaust - risk of burns!

    Spare wheel

    Scan the QR Code on page 3 to view explanatory videos. For more information on the Tool kit, refer to the corresponding section. Accessing the spare wheel The spare wheel is stored under the boot carpet...

    Changing a fuse

    Accessing the tools The extraction tweezers are located behind the fusebox cover. Depending on version: Unclip the cover by pulling at the top left, then right...

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    Peugeot 2008 2019-2022 Owner's Manual: Snow chains


    In wintry conditions, snow chains improve traction as well as the behaviour of the vehicle when braking. The snow chains must be fitted only to the front wheels. They must never be fitted to "space-saver" type spare wheels. Take account of the legislation specific to each country on the use of snow chains and the maximum authorised speed...

    Peugeot 2008 2019-2022 Owner's Manual: Automatic illumination of headlamps


    When the ring is at the  "AUTO" position and a low level of ambient light is detected by the rain/sunshine sensor, the number plate lamps,   sidelamps and dipped beam headlamps are switched on automatically, without any action on the part of the driver...

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    Energy economy mode

    This system manages the duration of use of certain functions, in order to conserve a sufficient level of charge in the battery with the ignition off.

    After switching off the engine, you can still use functions such as the audio and telematic system, the wipers and the dipped beam headlamps or courtesy lamps, for a combined duration of approximately 40 minutes.

    Selecting the mode

    A confirmation message is displayed when energy economy mode is entered, and the active functions are placed on standby.

    Peugeot 2008. Energy economy mode If a telephone call is in progress at the time, it will be maintained for around 10 minutes via the audio system’s hands-free system.

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