Xantia sphere information

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Xantia sphere information

Post by mike davies » 12 Jul 2002, 01:06

What do the small stamped numbers mean on the centre of the threaded part of the sphere? Are they refering to the oil hole orifice size?
My car is a xantia 110 bhp HDi SX diesel estate 1999 model. It is non hydractive and has six spheres. Two front, two rear, one acc and one antisink.The car has done 33,500 miles and the ride is very harsh,the rear is bumpy over most surfaces.I am thinking of changing all six spheres but can't find suitable replacements listed, other than genuine Citroen parts.The numbers stamped on the spheres are;-
Front F4 (DL) (55) 96178589 D 400
Accumulator(A) (62) 95437354 D 400
Antisink (FA) (50) 96145672 D 400
Rear (F93)(40) 96239029 D 400
Does anyone know if these are liable to be the original spheres from new? Where can I buy HDI type spheres?

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Post by Dave Burns » 12 Jul 2002, 01:48

Well they are Citroen part number's on them, have a look here at what fit's what.

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Post by steelcityuk » 04 Feb 2007, 20:17

The GSF sphere table can be found here -


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Post by AndersDK » 04 Feb 2007, 21:46

deian wrote:non-hydractive???
Just the antisink added to the basic system known from earlier Citroen models.
Anders (DK) - '90 BX16Image