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.


Removing and refitting a 306 Windstop

The Windstop is an official Peugeot accessory for the 306 Cabriolet and Roadster, best possible addition you can have on the roofless 306 as it dramatically reduces wind buffeting at higher speeds, allowing you to enjoy topdown motoring all year round.


  1. Lift the hood cover off the hood stowage area (1) (Diagram 3).
  2. Take the Windstop out of its protective bag.
    Note: The bag protects the Windstop from damage during transport.
  3. Pull the two hooks (2) located in the lower frame of the Windstop, as shown in the diagram (pull —> turn —> pull) until you feel the resistance from the springs.
Diagram 1

Diagram 2
  1. Insert the hooks (2) in the slots provided for the safety belt, in the side trim (4).
  2. Swivel the Windstop downwards and push it backwards, before the angle brackets (3) rest on the interior side trim (4), so that the angle brackets are positioned behind the trim.

Steps 6/7/8 will only be carried out during the initial fitting of the Windstop (the adjust the positioning).

Diagram 3
  1. Move the two angle brackets (3) towards the outside so they are touching the vehicle's interior trim (5).
Diagram 4
  1. Now take the Windstop off the vehicle again, without moving the brackets.
  2. Put the Windstop back and tighten the angle bracket screws (3) with a crosshead screwdriver.

The Windstop is now adjusted to your car and you will be able to fit it again as shown in 3/4/5.

Diagram 5
  1. If the angle brackets (3) are resting flush with the vehicle's interior trim (5), you will be able to close the hood cover (1).
Diagram 4
  1. Swivel the Windstop's upper frame (6) upwards. Maximum effectiveness is obtained by driving with the side windows raised.
Diagram 6

To remove the Windstop, carry out the operation in reverse.

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