- Mar 4, 2001
- Queensland, Australia
Lots of new (and sometimes not so new) Citroen owners ask what colour LHM is supposed to be. The above examples were taken from my 90,000klms BX 16V just after I bought it. The car had a log book showing all the services done, but unfortunately the previous owner relied on the service guys honesty & in any case probably didn't know what colour it should have been. If serviced when it should have been (as per the filled in logbook) this fluid should have been changed at 60,000klms. Some of the garbage in there was not in the reservoir. Should be of some help to owners as the colour we reproduced in both samples is pretty accurate.
This came from a guy in Germany when I posted my LHM comparison on an overseas Bulletin Board. The arrows tell the story.
Old LHM -> new Hydraflush -> hydraflush AFTER it had been in the system & done its job -> new LHM
I had a little trouble interperiting his symbols on this but I think that this was the LHM either after 2500 or 25,000klms after the system had been flushed.
Can we buy Hydraflush in Australia & how much it costs seems to be a mystery as is whatever you can use as a substitute. I have heard it suggested that blue aircraft hydraulic oil @ around $3 per litre can be used but if anyone is game to give it a try, give us the word after the event.
[editted by gibgib to enable images on the request of poster]
[This message has been edited by gibgib (edited 27 March 2001).]