Citroën Xantia

since 1993 release

Repair and operation of the car



Citroën Xantia
+ Introduction
+ Operation manual
+ Routine maintenance
+ Repair of the engine
+ Cooling systems, heating
+ Power supply system and release
+ Engine electric equipment
+ Coupling
+ Transmission
+ Power shafts
+ Uniform hydraulic system
+ Brake system
- Running gear and steering
   Removal and installation of stupichny assembly of a forward suspension bracket
   Replacement of bearings of forward naves
   Removal, capital repairs and installation of the lower lever of a forward suspension bracket
   Removal and installation of the lower spherical support of a forward suspension bracket
   Removal and installation of components of the stabilizer of cross stability of a forward suspension bracket
   Removal and installation of assemblies of racks / hydraulic blocks of a forward suspension bracket
   Removal and installation of the proofreader of height of a road gleam of a forward suspension bracket
   Removal and installation of a stretcher of a forward suspension bracket
   Removal and installation of naves of back wheels
   Replacement of back stupichny bearings
   Removal and installation of longitudinal levers of a back suspension bracket
   Removal and installation of assembly of the back bridge
   Removal and installation of hydraulic blocks of a back suspension bracket
   Removal and installation of the proofreader of a road gleam of a back suspension bracket
   Check of installation and adjustment of a road gleam
   Removal and installation of a steering wheel
   Removal, check of a condition of components and installation of a steering column
   Removal and installation of assembly of the switch of the ignition/lock of a steering column
   The steering mechanism - general information, removal, capital repairs and installation
   System of hydrostrengthening of a wheel - general information
   Removal and installation of tips of steering drafts
   The angles of installation of wheels - the general information, check and adjustment of convergence of forward wheels
+ Body and finishing of salon
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Schemes of electric equipment


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Removal, check of a condition of components and installation of a steering column

Removal

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Disconnect a negative wire from the battery.
2. Establish forward wheels of the car in rectilinear situation.
3. Remove a steering wheel (see Removal and installation of a steering wheel).
4. Remove casings of a steering column (address the Head Kuzov and finishing of salon).

5. Release clamps / turn out fixing screws and remove the panel of finishing of a forward wall of a driver's foot well.

6. Turn out two fixing screws on the left side of the panel of the lower cover of a casing of a steering column.

7. Turn out the remained three screws of fastening of the lower cover of a column / the assembly block of safety locks. Access to screws opens through a casing of the assembly block. Remove the panel (at the corresponding complete set do not forget to disconnect from it an electrical wiring).
8. Under a steering column disconnect an electrical wiring from assemblies of the lock of ignition and the understeering switch.

9. In the lower part of a column turn out a coupling bolt of the cardan hinge of a steering shaft.

10. Give four fixing nuts (do not forget about washers).
Above — Two lower nuts
Below — Two top nuts



11. Remove assembly of a steering column.

Check

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. The steering column has the telescopic design much increasing injury prevention of the driver in case of accident. At front blow the steering shaft develops, considerably reducing rigidity of blow of the driver a breast about a steering wheel. Before installation of a column into place check it for existence of signs of deformations and mechanical damages of components, in case of need make the corresponding replacements.
2. Estimate the size of a side play of landing of a steering shaft in axial plugs of a column. Check freedom of rotation of bearings of the cardan hinge. In case of identification of signs of wear of plugs or the hinge the column is subject to replacement assembled.

Installation

Installation is made upside-down. Pay attention to the next moments:
   a) Track that forward wheels of the car were in process of installation of a column in rectilinear situation;
   b) All fixture should be tightened with the required effort;
   c) The description of the procedure of installation of a steering wheel is provided in the section Removal and installation of a steering wheel.

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