flow distrubution valve

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flow distrubution valve

Post by greendale65 » Tue Nov 18, 2014 5:51 pm

Hello all, Does this do on all Bx models also the
the part the front sphere sits on.
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Re: flow distrubution valve

Post by David » Tue Nov 18, 2014 7:04 pm

Could you explain your question more clearly?
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Re: flow distrubution valve

Post by greendale65 » Tue Nov 18, 2014 7:27 pm

greendale65 wrote:Hello all, Does this do on all Bx models also the
the part the front sphere sits on.
8) :)
Hi, What I'm saying is are they all the same
on all bx's.
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Re: flow distrubution valve

Post by David » Tue Nov 18, 2014 8:10 pm

You've still lost me.

The flow divider valve (F.D.V) is the small block that screws on to the gearbox above the pressure regulator. It gets oil from the hydraulic pump & sends it to the power steering so the steering works & onwards to the pressure regulator.

On models without power steering, the car doesn't have a F.D.V, but instead the oil goes straight to the pressure regulator.

A sphere, known as an accumulator sphere, screws on to this pressure regulator, which ensures there is a certain amount of hydraulic pressure in the system & ensures the pump isn't responsible for continually pumping oil which is needed for the suspension or brakes, but instead keeps the pressure topped up on the accumulator sphere. The pressure regulator then acts like a circuit breaker to send excess oil back to the hydraulic tank until more oil pressure is needed in the accumulator sphere again, at which time the pressure regulator lets more oil in.

There are 2 types of pressure regulator, one for the cars with power steering, & a different one for the cars without. The main difference being the one for a car with power steering has 2 more pipes in it.

There are various types of accumulator sphere, depending on the specification of your car, all of which have different pressures in them. Some members of the forum have even changed their accumulator spheres for different ones to make the hydraulic system better.

There is only one type of F.D.V. The only difference being; Ether your car has one or not.

(this is as far as I know, if anyone can correct anything I have said, please do).

Hopefully I have answered your question.
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1992 Citroën BX 1.9 TXD (with GTI engine; Mulleys old car) - Parts car.

2004 Citroën Xsara Desire. (Now gone).

2011 Ford Focus Zetec - Daily Driver. (Absolute bone shaker).

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Re: flow distrubution valve

Post by greendale65 » Tue Nov 18, 2014 8:44 pm

David wrote:You've still lost me.

The flow divider valve (F.D.V) is the small block that screws on to the gearbox above the pressure regulator. It gets oil from the hydraulic pump & sends it to the power steering so the steering works & onwards to the pressure regulator.

On models without power steering, the car doesn't have a F.D.V, but instead the oil goes straight to the pressure regulator.

A sphere, known as an accumulator sphere, screws on to this pressure regulator, which ensures there is a certain amount of hydraulic pressure in the system & ensures the pump isn't responsible for continually pumping oil which is needed for the suspension or brakes, but instead keeps the pressure topped up on the accumulator sphere. The pressure regulator then acts like a circuit breaker to send excess oil back to the hydraulic tank until more oil pressure is needed in the accumulator sphere again, at which time the pressure regulator lets more oil in.

There are 2 types of pressure regulator, one for the cars with power steering, & a different one for the cars without. The main difference being the one for a car with power steering has 2 more pipes in it.

There are various types of accumulator sphere, depending on the specification of your car, all of which have different pressures in them. Some members of the forum have even changed their accumulator spheres for different ones to make the hydraulic system better.

There is only one type of F.D.V. The only difference being; Ether your car has one or not.

(this is as far as I know, if anyone can correct anything I have said, please do).

Hopefully I have answered your question.
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Re: flow distrubution valve

Post by citronut » Wed Nov 19, 2014 8:35 am

what is wrong with your regulator?????

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Re: flow distrubution valve

Post by greendale65 » Wed Nov 19, 2014 5:02 pm

citronut wrote:what is wrong with your regulator?????

regards malcolm
Thought I might get one for spare the garage
replaced my old one said it was leaking
I'm not sure if they know what they are
doing. do they leak he said it
was.

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Re: flow distrubution valve

Post by citronut » Thu Nov 20, 2014 11:44 am

the usual leak is from the rear end under the mounting plate, this is a very easy fix just by fitting a new O ring,

it has to come off the car to do this but not that hard a job

regards malcolm
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R reg xantia 1.9TD est (gone to meet its maker)

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Re: flow distrubution valve

Post by greendale65 » Thu Nov 20, 2014 12:46 pm

citronut wrote:the usual leak is from the rear end under the mounting plate, this is a very easy fix just by fitting a new O ring,

it has to come off the car to do this but not that hard a job

regards malcolm
Thanks Malcolm
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