306 Cabriolet

Collection of articles including fixit guides

Since 2003, a series of articles were freely published on the Peugeot Cabriolet Owners Club website providing technical guidance and other useful information.

These articles are then illegally reproduced and sold on eBay as a PDF guide. So, to help owners of 306 Cabriolets all over the world live with their chosen ride, this PDF is now published for free here - exactly how the original authors/contributors intended!

Thanks to all those who produced the original material for these articles (see www.pcoclub.org/articles for full details and additcional articles).


Please note that neither the author nor the Peugeot Cabriolet Owners Club can guarantee the accuracy or consequences of any article published within this document. Use of any information published in these pages is entirely at your own risk.


Replacing the original clock colour and the tiny LED

The original colour – orange colour
Opening the panel

We will use a flat screwdriver to open it

Removing the panel.


The panel is out


Remove the 2 philips screws
Taking the clock out

To take the clock out you need first to pull out the left side at 45 degrees and then the right side will come out very easily, as you can see in the picture…

Removing the clock.

The clock is out. Now you disconnect the white / grey connector

Disconnect the clock.

Now the clock is removed and disconnected. Remove the 2 screws as indicated by the arrows.

Opening up the clock.


View of the back and side of the clock.

Now with a soft touch, continue opening the clock to see what is inside. There are many pins that makes it hard to differentiate… (the blue arrow)

The 2 sections of the digital clock.

If you want to renew the tiny led that is the perfect time !

Let’s continue… now open with a flat screwdriver, gently lever where indicated by the arrows…

Here you can see it opened

Here we can see the orange thing that makes the standard colour of the clock…

We’ll take a piece of cellophane; blue was the colour I have chosen.

We’ll put it exactly where the old colour was

Now we’ll clip everything back from the end to the beginning.

Here is the clock with the new colour after the modification.

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