Brake douser leeks!

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Brake douser leeks!

Post by womble3go » Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:41 pm

Hi All,

Been chasing leeking hyd oil, and seam to be a return pipe on the under side, manged to get it out by pulling engine forward to sort but have found oil in the foot well is this from the return pipe or is the unit at fault in side?

Thank you.

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Re: Brake douser leeks!

Post by Jaba » Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:54 pm

That return pipe is a common failure. its very difficult to get off as well as you have found out. Its unlikely to be another leak as well on the doseur as the LHM just tracks back inside the car and soaks into the felt under the carpet. Messy.
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Re: Brake douser leeks!

Post by womble3go » Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:17 pm

I was not sure it seam to coming out the middle were pedal pushes though.

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Re: Brake douser leeks!

Post by xantia_v6 » Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:06 am

The rubber cap on the brake valve commonly leaks, the brake valve is the same on all hydraulic Citroens form DS to Xantia.
See: https://frenchcarforum.co.uk/forum/view ... 50#p446049

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Re: Brake douser leeks!

Post by womble3go » Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:40 pm

Thank you for that, I will put in the other one that I have will try and a new seal so its ready to go next time.

Kevin.