Peugeot 2008: Practical information / Charging system (Electric)

400  V electrical system

The electrical traction system, which operates at a voltage of approximately 400 V, is identified by orange cables, and its components are marked with this symbol:

Peugeot 2008. Charging system (Electric)

Peugeot 2008. Charging system (Electric) An electric vehicle’s power train can become hot during use and after switching off the ignition.

Observe the warning messages shown on labels, particularly inside the flap.

All work on or modifications to the vehicle’s electrical system (including the traction battery, connectors, orange cables and other components visible from the interior or exterior) is strictly prohibited - risk of severe burns or potentially fatal electric shock (short-circuit/electrocution)!

In the event of a problem, always contact a PEUGEOT dealer or a qualified workshop.

Peugeot 2008. Charging system (Electric)

Peugeot 2008. Charging system (Electric) This label is intended solely for use by firefighters and maintenance services in the event of any work on the vehicle.

No other person must touch the device shown on this label.

Peugeot 2008. Charging system (Electric) In the event of an accident or impact

The electrical system or the traction battery may be seriously damaged in the event of an accident or impact involving the vehicle underbody.

Stop as soon as it is safe to do so and switch off the ignition.

Contact a PEUGEOT dealer or a qualified workshop without delay.

Peugeot 2008. Charging system (Electric) In the event of exposure to a fire

Immediately exit and evacuate all passengers from the vehicle. Never attempt to fight the fire yourself - risk of electrocution!

You must immediately contact the emergency services, informing them that the incident involves an electric vehicle.

Peugeot 2008. Charging system (Electric) When washing

Before washing the vehicle, always check that the charging flap is closed correctly.

Never wash the vehicle while the battery is on charge.

Peugeot 2008. Charging system (Electric) High-pressure washing

To avoid damaging electrical components, it is expressly prohibited to use high-pressure washing to clean the front compartment or the vehicle underbody.

Do not use a pressure greater than 80 bar when washing the bodywork.

Peugeot 2008. Charging system (Electric) Never allow water or dust to enter the connector or charging nozzle - risk of electrocution or fire!

Never connect / disconnect the charging nozzle or cable with wet hands - risk of electrocution!

Traction battery

This battery stores the energy that powers the electric motor and the thermal comfort equipment in the passenger compartment. It is discharged during use, and must therefore be regularly recharged. There is no need to wait for the traction battery to fall to its reserve level before recharging.

Battery life may vary according to the type of driving, the route, thermal comfort equipment usage and battery component ageing.

Peugeot 2008. Charging system (Electric) The traction battery ageing process is influenced by multiple factors, including climate conditions, the distance travelled and how often it has been fast-charged.

Peugeot 2008. Charging system (Electric) In the event of damage to the traction battery

It is strictly prohibited to work on the vehicle yourself.

Do not touch liquids coming from the battery, and in the event of skin contact with these products, wash abundantly with water and contact a doctor as soon as possible.

Contact a PEUGEOT dealer or a qualified workshop to have the system checked.

Charging connectors and indicator lamps

Peugeot 2008. Charging system (Electric)

  1. Charging connectors
  2. Deferred charge activation button
  3. Nozzle locking indicator lamp

    Red: nozzle positioned correctly and locked in the connector.

  4. Charging indicator lamp

Peugeot 2008. Charging system (Electric)

Peugeot 2008. Charging system (Electric)

Peugeot 2008. Charging system (Electric) In case of impact, even light, against the charging flap, do not use it.

Do not remove or modify the charging connector - risk of fire!

Contact a PEUGEOT dealer or a qualified workshop.

Charging cables

The charging cable supplied with the vehicle is suitable for electrical systems in the country of sale. If you travel abroad, refer to the following table to check your charging cable’s compatibility with local electrical systems.

Contact a PEUGEOT dealer or a qualified workshop for more information and to obtain suitable charging cables.

Peugeot 2008. Charging system (Electric)

Peugeot 2008. Charging system (Electric) Mode 2 charging cable with built-in control unit

Avoiding damage to the cable is essential.

In the event of damage, do not use the cable and contact a PEUGEOT dealer or a qualified workshop for a replacement.

Peugeot 2008. Charging system (Electric)

Peugeot 2008. Charging system (Electric) Accelerated charging unit (Wallbox)

Do not remove or modify the charging unit. Risk of electrocution and/or fire!

Refer to the charging unit user manual for operating instructions.

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Control unit

Peugeot 2008. Charging system (Electric)

Peugeot 2008. Charging system (Electric) POWER

Green: electrical connection established; charging can begin.

Peugeot 2008. Charging system (Electric) CHARGE

Flashing green: charging in progress or temperature pre-conditioning activated.

Fixed green: charging complete.

Peugeot 2008. Charging system (Electric) FAULT

Red: anomaly; charging not permitted or must be stopped immediately. Check that everything is connected correctly and that the electrical system is not faulty.

If the indicator lamp does not go off, contact a PEUGEOT dealer or a qualified workshop.

Upon plugging the charging cable into a domestic socket, all of the indicator lamps come on briefly.

If no indicator lamps come on, check the domestic socket's circuit-breaker.

Recommendations on the control unit label

Peugeot 2008. Charging system (Electric)

  1. Refer to the handbook before use.
  2. Incorrect use of this charging cable may result in fire, property damage and serious injury or death by electrocution!
  3. Always use a correctly earthed power socket, protected by a 30  mA residual current device.
  4. Always use an electrical socket protected by a circuit-breaker appropriate for the electrical circuit’s current rating.
  5. The weight of the control unit must not be borne by the electrical socket, plug and cables.
  6. Never use this charging cable if it is defective or in any way damaged.
  7. Never attempt to repair or open this charging cable. It contains no repairable parts - replace the charging cable if it is damaged.
  8. Never immerse this charging cable in water.
  9. Never use this charging cable with an extension cable, a multi-plug socket, a conversion adaptor or on a damaged electrical socket.
  10. Do not unplug the plug from the wall as a means of stopping charging.
  11. Do not force the connector if it is locked into the vehicle.
  12. Immediately stop charging, by locking and then unlocking the vehicle using the remote control key, if the charging cable or wall socket feel burning hot to the touch.
  13. This charging cable includes components liable to cause electrical arcing or sparks. Do not expose to flammable vapours.
  14. Only use this charging cable with PEUGEOT vehicles.
  15. Never plug the cable into the wall socket (or unplug it) with wet hands.
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