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I have a citroen c5 estate, 2001reg. the n/s/r suspension unit is leaking fluid, it is hard to see from exactly where, is there a common problem? will chaning the orb solve the problem? if so how is this best done and how do you depressurise and repressurise the system

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2001 Citroen C5 Estate
Yes, this LDS suspension fluid leaking is normal after 10 years of use this car with hydraulic suspension. First time clean carefully the LDS fluid leaking area, then start the engine and move the body up and down by the command button, for few times at maximum. Now see where the leaking LDS fluid is coming from. Then you will need to replace bad hydraulic pipe with a new one. The hydraulic suspension system can only be depressurized and repressurized using "Lexia" diagnostic equipment connected to the data link connector of the car. Also the correct LDS fluid level in the reservoir will only be carry out using "Lexia" diagnostic equipment connected to the data link connector of the car, with the suspension system depressurized. Just follow instructions by the "Lexia" equipment menu.
Good Luck!

Posted on Sep 09, 2011

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