Sphere changing question

Hi,
I'm changing the front spheres on my Xantia (W reg 2.0 HDi) myself for the first time, but when I loosened the pressure regulator screw, I didn't notice any noise at all. Surely there should be a hiss or
something when the pressure is released? I turned the screw 1 1/2 turns. Suspension was fully lowered prior to this. Engine wasn't running when I loosened the screw.
Cheers,
Marky P.
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completely depressurised the system. I wouldn't rely on it being completely depressurised but quite a few Citroen specialists don't bother doing much else.
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Marky P (bromham_hospital snipped-for-privacy@yahoo.co.uk) gurgled happily, sounding much like they were saying :

What's the accumulator like? Might be worth changing that, too.
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I think the accumulator's knackered. No STOP light on start up, it used to stay on for a few seconds.
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Marky P (bromham_hospital snipped-for-privacy@yahoo.co.uk) gurgled happily, sounding much like they were saying :

There y'go, then.
No pressure in the accumulator to BE released. Get it changed - it's perhaps the single most important - certainly the most safety-critical - sphere on the car, and a flat acc can cause damage to the pressure regulator.
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Not an expert but if the car was lowered prior to this there wouldn't be any pressure. Would there?

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James Hammond wrote:

there's no pressure in the system so you won't get any venting through the regulator bleed screw.
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