Consumer Review Video - 1986 Peugeot 205 GL 1.1L 4 Cyl.

Common problems and easy repairs on a 1986 205

The 1986 Peugeot 205 GL is a very easy vehicle to maintain and a good choice for any vehicle owner. Changing the engine air filter with reliability is no problem, as you only need to disengage one fastener to access the filter. This fastener is easy to disengage. To remove the front wiper blade you only need to push one tab. Other models will require the use of tools. Changing the headlight is easy, as you only need to reach behind the bulb housing for access to the bulb.

Some things are problematic on the 1986 Peugeot 205 GL. The engine coolant reservoir is not easily visible on this vehicle. You will have to crane your head around other engine components to see it. You will have to remove a few screws to access the rear fog light. The tools necessary may not be readily available. Reaching the tail light bulbs will require you to remove a few screws, as well.


Hans Angermeier has produced over 100,000 videos showing drivers how to fix things on their cars. He has broad expertise on basic repair procedures covering the majority of cars on the road.

1986 Peugeot 205 GL 1.1L 4 Cyl. Lights Turn Signal - Front (replace bulb)

If your blinker doesn't blink, or blinks rapidly, you likely have a burnt out bulb

1986 Peugeot 205 GL 1.1L 4 Cyl. Windshield Wiper Blade (Rear) Replace Wiper Blade

The rear wiper that you forgot you had until it streaks horrifically on a rainy day? Change it now!

1986 Peugeot 205 GL 1.1L 4 Cyl. Lights Parking Light (replace bulb)

Small bulbs that burn out regularly - did you know you can replace these with LED lights?

1986 Peugeot 205 GL 1.1L 4 Cyl. Brake Fluid Check Fluid Level

Stop! Checking your brake fluid from time to time is a great way to ensure safe stopping

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