Thread Rating:
  • 3 Vote(s) - 2 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Oil Reservoir Cracked
#1
Hi All
Just purchased my first Berlingo Van 55 plate. Bought it at the weekend and just realised the oil reservoir is cracked and leaking. Nothing major but obviously will need to fix it and was thinking of doing it myself. I'm an engineer but don't have much experience with vehicles. Can't really find any videos online but i'm told its relatively simple.
Drain the oil, take the reservoir off, replace the gasket and put on the new reservoir.
Sounds easy enough but would you advise and if so any idea where is a good place to order parts from??
Thanks in advance
Reply
#2
What reservoir are you referring to, is it the power steering fluid/ brake fluid or engine sump thats cracked n leaking?
[-] The following 1 user says Thank You to Barkas for this post:
  • RolyG
Reply
#3
(23-09-2013, 05:42 PM)Barkas Wrote:  What reservoir are you referring to, is it the power steering fluid/ brake fluid or engine sump thats cracked n leaking?

I think its the engine sump although im not 100%. Took it to a mechanic and he said that the sump box was leaking and it wasn't too major but would need fixed at some point. I would imanine that if it was the brake or steering fluid it would be a bit more urgent??
Reply
#4
It's a straightforward job & I think someone mentioned that you can get aluminium ones.Confusedalut:
Strawberry flavoured windows  Dodgy
[-] The following 1 user says Thank You to ron for this post:
  • scotia
Reply
#5
When I did the last service on mine (DW8) I noticed that the sump was quite rusty in one corner. I cleaned it up and painted it with Rust Eater but it is a concern.
Malc

Stupid computer!
Security system should not fail safe!
Security system should fail dangerous!
Reply
#6
I think I will go for it and fix it myself. The next issue is what sump do I go for. I have started looking online and there seems to be quite a lot of variants. How do I make sure I order the right part?? And is it advisable to replace the gasket and filter while I have it stripped down?
Reply
#7
You will need to replace the sump gasket. Oil's expensive enough with out letting it escape!
The Older I get the Better I Was!  Cool
Reply
#8
(24-09-2013, 10:33 AM)OlJeffers Wrote:  You will need to replace the sump gasket. Oil's expensive enough with out letting it escape!

Thanks OJ, any idea of a decent place to buy parts and how to make sure I order the right sump?
Reply
#9
A good number of members here are signed into Service Citroën; this allows access to part numbers and UK retail pricing on genuine bits. To evaluate the part you require, would mean providing the last eight characters of your VIN.
Reply
#10
Thanks All. Managed it no problem. Got a part from a breaker so hopefully it will be okay! Job No.1 complete!
Reply


Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)
[-]
Welcome
You have to register before you can post on our site.

Username:
  

Password:
  




[-]
Search
(Advanced Search)

[-]
Latest Threads
Alarm wiring connections
Last Post: drc200
Today 02:55 PM
» Replies: 0
» Views: 1
New in a Berlingo that need a new injection pump...
Last Post: swedish
Today 10:52 AM
» Replies: 5
» Views: 464
Grizz' Prozac for the Soul - Berlingo Multispace
Last Post: geoff
Today 07:39 AM
» Replies: 468
» Views: 77386
Eberspacher or similar
Last Post: hawaiianblue
Today 01:20 AM
» Replies: 8
» Views: 1571
injectors wjy 1.9d
Last Post: jj9
Yesterday 11:13 PM
» Replies: 4
» Views: 382
New windscreen
Last Post: Hardnut
Yesterday 08:49 PM
» Replies: 3
» Views: 279
ABS Light
Last Post: bazstivy
Yesterday 08:38 PM
» Replies: 19
» Views: 2248
EML light on - No Fault Code
Last Post: TONX
Yesterday 06:31 PM
» Replies: 8
» Views: 1689
2008 1.6 hdi lack of power ?
Last Post: GraemeT
Yesterday 06:05 PM
» Replies: 19
» Views: 1550
Adding Keys with Lexia
Last Post: cancunia
Yesterday 03:45 PM
» Replies: 9
» Views: 657

[-]
Recent Visitors
Locations of visitors to this page