New LHM plus bottle???

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New LHM plus bottle???

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Hello guys i wanted to ask, is this the new original lhm plus bottle made by Total? I have attached the photo of the product I bought early. Thanks 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻
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Re: New LHM plus bottle???

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If it's for the Xantia, then LHM is the correct fluid. It can be made by other producers too, apart from Total. Comma also make it, but don't use LDS or Fluide DA (the orange liquid) as that is used for the later C5s and C6 vehicles and in the power steering of newer vehicles.

For a Xantia suspension system use the Green LHM +

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Re: New LHM plus bottle???

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Total changed to that type of rectangular clear bottle for LHM+ a couple of years back. Caught me out, too.
The label may have been updated again.

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Re: New LHM plus bottle???

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GiveMeABreak wrote:
18 Nov 2020, 17:35
If it's for the Xantia, then LHM is the correct fluid. It can be made by other producers too, apart from Total. Comma also make it, but don't use LDS or Fluide DA (the orange liquid) as that is used for the later C5s and C6 vehicles and in the power steering of newer vehicles.

For a Xantia suspension system use the Green LHM +
Thanks for your answer, yes for Xantia. Of course, my problem is not the color of the oil, I know that the oil used by Xantia is green, but the problem is that I have used this bottle before:
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And unfortunately, in my country, there is a fake of this oil model with the same can, and it is difficult to diagnose the original from the fake. Recently, this lhm plus of total (first bottle photo in 1st post) has been spread in the market and my question is, is this new bottle produced by Total? Because inside the website of Total, there is still a photo of this oil with the old bottle and it has not been updated yet
Sorry for my bad english 🙏🏻

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I cannot confirm what is in it, but the bottle is the correct shape and label looks ok, give me a few mins and i will take some pics of my own bottles and labels.

Sorry they are in the shed behind all sorts of rubbish, will need to dig them out tomorrow

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Re: New LHM plus bottle???

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Quick question, the 2 photos you have posted show different labels, the second one i would trust

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Re: New LHM plus bottle???

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Unfortunately, plastic bottles are often just a commodity item, and even shapes normally associated with a particular brand or product (eg Fairy liquid) can be openly sourced.

The LHM+ I have here is direct from Citroen, and is in the same shaped bottles, but has Citroen's 'PRO' label on them.
What they do have is a dot-matrix printed batch and date number on the bottom edge, and you may be able to check yours with a phone call to Total. Last time I called them a few years ago (about some LHM packaged in some very plain orange 5L bottles), they were really helpful in confirming the product was genuine. You can also ask them about the change of label.