LHM drain or flush?

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Philip Chidlow
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu Apr 06, 2006 11:12 pm

What would be the likely point of leakage if there was a dreaded green puddle below the rear axle? At least I should take a look and check?!
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Post by Way2go » Fri Apr 07, 2006 12:07 am

There's a number of LHM lines that run front to back and then go over the suspension arm at the n/s back. They can rot in that position or if you are lucky one runs to a T piece between the 2 wheels and may just need its compression rubbers tightening.(Wishful thinking?)
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Post by Way2go » Fri Apr 07, 2006 12:09 am

PS. I take it you have already eliminated the height corrector? :?
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu Apr 13, 2006 7:24 pm

Well, I took the coward's way out and got my pal Dennis - a Citroen suspension specialist of decades experience - to do it for a few quid...

I am very pleased with the results - apparently the filters did need a good clean and the flush he did on it cleared out some corners of the system (he has his methods - a bit of a mystery to me). Now the car seems to ride better, brake better and doesn't drop it's back end over night any more.

What's more it's all a lot cleaner now around the LHM tank.

Happy. O:)
• 1992 Citroen BX TZD Turbo saloon, White, 94k miles
• 2003 Rover 75 CDTi Connoisseur Tourer, BRG, 145k miles.