Peugeot 309 1986 – 1993 Haynes Service Repair Manual
Models covered All Peugeot 309 models with petrol engines, including GTi and special/limited editions 1118 cc, 1124 cc, 1294 cc, 1360 cc, 1580 CC&1905. For information on Diesel engines see OWM No 950
The Peugeot 309 model range was introduced in the UK in February of 1986. It has a three- or five-door hatchback body type of steel unit construction. The engine and transmission are transversely mounted; drive being to the front roadwheels. The suspension is independent at the front and rear. The front suspension has MacPherson struts whilst the rear suspension has trailing arms and transverse torsion bars. All models have an anti-roll bar at the front.
Three engine sizes were originally available, the 1.1 and 1.3 litre engines being of overhead valve (OHV) design and the 1.6 litre being of overhead camshaft (OHC) design. In April 1987, a GTI version was introduced, powered by a 1.9 litre engine. Details of this model are included in the Supplement at the back of this manual.
The car is generally well built and economical. The wide range of models and options available should meet the needs of most purchasers looking for a practical car in this section of the market.
The vehicles used in the preparation of this manual, and appearing in many photographic sequences, were a Peugeot 3091.3 GL and an SR Injection.
- REPAIRS & OVERHAUL
- Engine and Associated Systems Engine (also see Chapter 13)
- Cooling system (also see Chapter 13)
- Fuel and exhaust systems (also see Chapter 13)
- Ignition system (also see Chapter 13)
- Transmission Clutch (also see Chapter 13)
- Transmission (also see Chapter 13)
- Driveshafts (also see Chapter 13)
- Brakes Braking system (also see Chapter 13)
- Suspension and steering Suspension, hubs, wheels and tyres (also see Chapter 13)
- Steering (also see Chapter 13)
- Bodywork Bodywork and fittings (also see Chapter 13)
- Electrical Electrical system (also see Chapter 13)
- Additional information Supplement: Revisions and information on later models
- Wiring Diagrams
- MOT Test Checks
- Tools and Working Facilities
- General Repair Procedures
- Buying Spare Parts & Vehicle Identification Numbers
- Fault Finding
- Conversion Factors
- Glossary of Technical Terms