Changing a wheel (308 saloon)

Procedure for changing a faulty wheel for the spare wheel using the tools provided

Procedure for changing a faulty wheel for the spare wheel using the tools provided with the vehicle.

Access to the tools

The tools are installed in the boot under the floor.

The tools are installed in the boot under the floor.

To gain access to them:

open the boot, raise the floor, secure it by hooking its cord on the hook on the rear parcel shelf support, unclip and remove the box containing the tools.

List of tools

All of these tools are specific to your vehicle. Do not use them for other purposes.

All of these tools are specific to your vehicle. Do not use them for other purposes.

1. Wheelbrace.

For removing the wheel trim and the wheel fixing bolts.

2. Jack with integral handle.

For raising the vehicle.

3. Wheel bolt finisher tool.

Used for removing the wheel bolt finisher caps on alloy wheels.

4. Socket for the security bolts (located in the glove box).

For adapting the wheelbrace to the special security bolts.

Wheel with trim

When removing the wheel , detach the trim first using the wheelbrace 1 pulling at the valve passage hole.

When refitting the wheel, refit the trim starting by placing its notch facing the valve and press around its edge with the palm of your hand.

Access to the spare wheel

The spare wheel is installed in the boot under the floor.

The spare wheel is installed in the boot under the floor.

According to country, the spare wheel may be steel or alloy.

For access to it, refer to the paragraph "Access to the tools" on the previous page.

If your vehicle is fitted with alloy wheels, it is normal to notice, when Fitting a steel spare wheel

If your vehicle is fitted with alloy wheels, it is normal to notice, when tightening the bolts on fitting, that the washers do not come into contact with the steel spare wheel. The wheel is secured by the conical contact of each bolt.

Taking out the wheel

Unscrew the yellow central bolt.

Raise the spare wheel towards you from the rear.

Take the wheel out of the boot.

Putting the wheel back in place

Putting the wheel back in place

Put the wheel back in its housing.

Unscrew the yellow central bolt by a few turns then put it in place in the centre of the wheel.

Tighten fully until the central bolt clicks to retain the wheel correctly.

Put the box back in place in the centre of the wheel and clip it.

Put the box back in place in the centre of the wheel and clip it.

Tyre under-inflation detection

The spare wheel is not fitted with a sensor. The punctured wheel must be repaired Tyre under-inflation detection

The spare wheel is not fitted with a sensor. The punctured wheel must be repaired by a PEUGEOT dealer or a qualified workshop.

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