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
- Onboard electric equipment
   Search of causes of failures of electric equipment
   Safety locks and the relay - the general information
   Removal and installation of switches
   Replacement of lamps of external lighting and alarm fixtures
   Replacement of lamps of internal lighting fixtures
   Removal and installation of external lighting and alarm fixtures
   Adjustment of optical axes of head headlights
   Removal and installation of an instrument guard
   Removal and installation of components of an instrument guard
   Removal and installation of hours
   Removal and installation of the lighter
   The alarm system "do not forget to switch off lighting fixtures" - the general information
   Removal and installation of a horn of a horn
   Removal and installation of a driving cable of the speedometer/sensor of speed
   Removal and installation of the lever of a screen wiper
   Removal and installation of an electric motor and drafts of the drive of screenwash
   Removal and installation of an electric motor of the drive of a back screen wiper
   Removal and installation of components of system of washing of glasses and lenses of head block headlights
   Removal and installation of the radio tape recorder
   Removal and installation of loudspeakers
   Removal and installation of the antenna of the radio receiver
   Anticreeping system - the general information
   Safety cushion - the general information, precautionary measures and deactivation of system
   Removal and installation of components of a safety cushion
   Diagnostics of systems of electronic control
+ Schemes of electric equipment


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Replacement of lamps of external lighting and alarm fixtures

General information

When replacing lamps do not forget the following elementary rules:
   a) Before getting to work surely disconnect a negative wire from the battery;
   b) Remember that just the flask of a lamp remains hot during even some time after shutdown of the last;
   c) Without fail check a condition of both contacts of the boss of a lama. In case of need smooth out contacts, having removed from them oxidation traces;
   d) At installation of lamps with a socle of bayonetny type (see Specifications) you watch reliability of electric contact of terminal connections;
   e) You watch that replaceable lamps on the rated power of consumption corresponded failed (especially when replacing lamps of head or fog lights).

Head headlights

In head headlights two lamps, access to which is possible from the back party of assembly, are used. The external lamp (located closer to a car wing) provides near lighting, internal - distant. Replacement of both lamps is made in an identical manner.

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Open a cowl.

2. Release a clamp and uncover the back party of a block headlight.

3. Disconnect an electrical wiring from a back part of the boss to the subject replacement of a lamp (a wire of red color). Squeeze lock uvulas and release a spring clamp of fastening of assembly of a lamp with the boss in a back part of a block headlight.
Above — the Contact socket of an electrical wiring and a spring clamp of fastening of the boss of a lamp of driving beam
Below — the Contact socket of an electrical wiring and a spring clamp of fastening of the boss of a lamp of passing beam
1 and 2 — lock uvulas of a spring clamp



4. Take assembly of a lamp with the boss from a block headlight.

5. Try not to touch a flask of a new lamp barehanded, - use a napkin or pure rags. The fatty spots left by fingers on glass lead to decrease in intensity of lighting and reduction of service life of a lamp. Remove incidentally left marks with the rags impregnated with methyl alcohol.
6. Establish assembly of a new lamp. Track correctness of hit of lock uvulas in grooves of cartridge assembly. Record assembly by a spring clamp and connect to it an electrical wiring.
7. Establish into place a plastic back cover of a block headlight, having tracked correctness of its landing.

Forward marker lights

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Open a cowl.
2. Release a clamp and uncover the back party of a head block headlight.
3. The lamp of a marker light is located between two lamps of head lighting.

4. Turn a cartridge of a lamp on a quarter of a turn counterclockwise and take assembly of a lamp with the boss from a block headlight.

5. The lamp has press landing in the boss.
6. Replace a lamp and establish assembly of the boss in a block headlight. Act as it should be, the return to a dismantle order.

Forward indexes of turns

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Open a cowl.

2. From the inside of a wing release a fixing clamp and push out assembly of the index of turn from a wing forward (the arrow showed a fixing clamp).



3. Turn cartridge assembly counterclockwise and take it from assembly of the index.

4. The lamp is equipped with a socle of bayonetny type.
5. Replace a lamp and establish cartridge assembly and the index on the regular places. Act as it should be, the return to a dismantle order.

Side repeaters of forward indexes of turn

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Shift assembly of the repeater forward and release it from the body panel.

2. Turn cartridge assembly counterclockwise and release it from assembly of the repeater.

3. The lamp has press landing in the boss.
4. Replace a lamp and install the repeater on the regular place. Act as it should be, the return to a dismantle order.

Forward fog lights

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Remove a headlight (see Removal and installation of external lighting and alarm fixtures).
2. Turn a back cover of a headlight on a quarter of a turn counterclockwise and remove it.

3. Disconnect a lamp electrical wiring from contact on a cover.

4. Wring out lock uvulas and release a spring clamp of fastening of cartridge assembly in a back part of a headlight.

5. Take a cartridge with a lamp.

6. Try not to touch a flask of a new lamp barehanded, - use a napkin or pure rags. The fatty spots left by fingers on glass lead to decrease in intensity of lighting and reduction of service life of a lamp. Remove incidentally left marks with the rags impregnated with methyl alcohol.
7. Establish assembly of a new lamp. Track correctness of hit of lock uvulas in grooves of cartridge assembly. Record assembly by a spring clamp and connect to it an electrical wiring.
8. Establish into place a plastic back cover of a headlight, having tracked correctness of its landing.
9. Establish assembly of a headlight on the regular place (see Removal and installation of external lighting and alarm fixtures).

The combined lamps established on a back door

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Open a back door.

2. Release a clamp and open a back folding cover of lantern assembly.

3. Wring out two lock uvulas and take assembly of a lamp holder from a lamp.
Above — Clamps of fastening of a lamp holder
Below — Removal of a lamp holder of the back combined lamp from a back door



4. In a lamp lamps with socles of bayonetny type are used.
5. Replace the failed lamps and collect a lamp. Act as it should be, the return to a dismantle order.

The combined lamps established on wings back

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. In the luggage compartment give a fixing nut (i) and release assembly of the combined lamp from a wing.
Above — Fixture of a cover of the back combined lamp (Hatchback)
Below — Fixture of a cover of the back combined lamp (Station wagon)



2. Wring out lock uvulas and take a lamp holder from lantern assembly.

3. In a lamp lamps with socles of bayonetny type are used.
4. Replace the failed lamps and collect a lamp. Act as it should be, the return to a dismantle order.

Lamps of illumination of registration plate

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Having hooked the small screw-driver, remove a lens from assembly of a lamp.

2. The lamp has press landing in the boss.

3. Replace a lamp and establish into place a lens.

Stoplight of the top level

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. The stoplight is built in at a car back door.

2. Open a back door.

3. For the purpose of ensuring access to a lamp holder, give two fixing nuts.


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