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    Leveling Leg Seal Replacement with pictures. Post 1 of 3

    Thought this might be of help if your LCI Level Up system has a leaking jack. LCI doesn't sell seal kits for them but I did get some from a hydraulic shop.

    The forum would only allow 5 pictures to be uploaded so I had to break this up into 3 posts.

    My Momentum has been sitting throughout the winter with no issues and then one day I noticed hydraulic fluid on the pad of one of my levelers. The top of the leveler and the hoses were completely dry.
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    I retracted the right side jacks, removed 4 of the 6 retaining bolts and loosened the remaining 2. I marked and disconnected the 4 lines and removed the final 2 mounting bolts and brought it inside to see what I could do. It was either leaking fluid from the leg or from the joint between the bottom cap and the cylinder. Since the top wasn't leaking, I didn't disassemble it. I lost maybe a cup of fluid when removing the lines.
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    One of the bottom bolts was a different style. This bolt has a sealing washer under it and when the bottom cap is removed the cylinder body has an o-ring for this bolt hole.
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    Have plenty of rags handy and maybe a bucket too.
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    SEE "Leveling Leg Seal Replacement with pictures. Post 2 of 3" for continuation.
    2015 328M
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    The bolt with the oring seal is called a banjo bolt and the top cover has one of the same.. purpose of bolt is to allow fluid to flow thru a chamber

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    Quote Originally Posted by Viper02 View Post
    The bolt with the oring seal is called a banjo bolt and the top cover has one of the same.. purpose of bolt is to allow fluid to flow thru a chamber
    The bolt on the bottom with the sealing washer is not a banjo bolt. It uses a sealing washer that is commonly used with banjo bolts but it is a standard 3/8" bolt.
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    Yup.
    You are correct.. Top is banjo and bottom plain Jane bolt. Need more coffe.. nice write up and did you locate all the correct seals on line?
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