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
- Body and finishing of salon
   Care of components of a body and bottom of the car
   Care of an upholstery and carpets of salon
   Repair of insignificant damages of body panels
   Repair of seriously damaged body panels
   Removal and installation of a front bumper
   Removal and installation of a rear bumper
   Removal, installation and adjustment of a cowl
   Removal and installation of a driving cable of an otpuskaniye of the lock of a cowl
   Removal and installation of locks of a cowl
   Removal, installation and adjustment of doors
   Removal and installation of panels of an internal upholstery of doors
   Removal and installation of door handles and components of the lock
   Removal and installation of regulators of window regulators of door windows
   Removal, installation and adjustment of a door of a back and its telescopic emphasis
   Removal and installation of components of the lock of a door of a back
   Removal and installation of components of the uniform lock
   Removal and installation of components of the electric drive of door window regulators
   Removal and installation of door rear-view mirrors and the accompanying components
   Windshield, glass of a door of a back and the other fixed glasses - the general information
   The top hatch - the general information
   Exterior body finish
   Removal and installation of seats
   Removal and installation of seat belts
   Removal and installation of elements of internal finishing of salon
   Removal and installation of the central console
   Removal and installation of the dashboard
   Control body sizes
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Schemes of electric equipment

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Body and finishing of salon

General information and precautionary measures

All Citroyon Xantia models are equipped with a type body 5-door Hatchback. Body panels are manufactured by a stamping method of high-quality steel and, in the majority, are welded to each other. Special high-strength glue is applied to a fastening of separate sections. Forward wings of a pribolchena to the bearing body elements.

The cowl, doors and some other, especially subject to external influences, section are made of galvanized steel and before coloring are processed by the special consolidating primer.

Recently in automotive industry composite materials and different plastic are more and more widely applied. So on cars of the considered brand, except a wide range of panels of finishing of salon, forward and back bumpers are made of plastic. The front grille is made by a casting method under pressure of special high-strength and very light synthetic material. Arches of wheels are protected from corrosion by plastic inserts, more often the called loker.

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