2001 C5 front suspension leak

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Re: 2001 C5 front suspension leak

Post by GiveMeABreak » 09 Jul 2018, 15:38

Similar issue on this post:
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It might be that the 'O' ring needs replacing shown at number 9 on the diagram:

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Re: 2001 C5 front suspension leak

Post by bighairybloke » 09 Jul 2018, 16:55

He passed it! I suppose he couldn’td really argue as there are no ‘drips or accumulated fluid’;-)
I will give it a oily rag down and solvent wipe and monitor for now, and check before the next mot.

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Steve

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Re: 2001 C5 front suspension leak

Post by GiveMeABreak » 09 Jul 2018, 17:22

Excellent news - and it goes to show that if you are prepared to mount a challenge - it will force them to be absolutely sure of their decision as they will have to defend it! Now stick to the same guy so you don't have any future issues :-D =D>

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Re: 2001 C5 front suspension leak

Post by bighairybloke » 09 Jul 2018, 17:45

He’s a decent chap, I was reasonable so it was all very amicable:-)