Citroën Xantia

since 1993 release

Repair and operation of the car



Citroën Xantia
- Introduction
   The Citroyon Xantia cars - the summary
   Acquisition of spare parts and identification numbers of the car
   Technology of implementation of repair procedures
   Tools and equipment of a workplace
   Operations procedure in extreme situations
   Poddomkrachivaniye and towage
   Change of wheels
   Start of the engine from an auxiliary source
   Identification of leaks
   Preparation of the car for checkup
   Diagnostics of malfunctions of knots and systems of the car
   Features of traffic regulations of the countries of Europe
+ 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
+ Schemes of electric equipment


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Operations procedure in extreme situations

The material stated below is designed to help the owner of the vehicle to cope with a situation in case of the most typical failures of the car in way. More detailed information on search of causes of failures is provided in the sections devoted to failure diagnostics (see Diagnostics of malfunctions of knots and systems of the car), and also to repair of knots and systems of the car (in each of Heads of the main part of the Management).

And Check reliability of fastening of VV of wires on shafts of spark plugs

In Check reliability of fastening of the shtekerny socket of an electrical wiring of a potentiometer of a butterfly valve

With Check reliability of fastening of the shtekerny socket of the step motor of turns of idling

D Check a condition of polar plugs of the battery and reliability of fastening of clips of wires for them

Е Check reliability of fastening of the shtekerny socket of an electrical wiring of the coil of ignition, in case of need sprinkle an electrical wiring a moisture absorber


At the switched-off ignition check reliability of fastening of all electric sockets, then spray them a moisture absorber of the WD40 type.

The engine is not started, the starter is not turned

• If your car is equipped with automatic transmission, make sure that the lever of the selector of the transmission is in situation "P" or "N".
• Open a cowl and check a condition of polar plugs of the battery and reliability of fastening of clips of wires for them.
• Include head headlights and repeat attempt of start of the engine. If at the time of turn of a key brightness of a luminescence of headlights falls, it is necessary to check battery charge level. It is possible to overcome this difficulty by start of the engine from an auxiliary source (see below) — ask for the help the owner of other vehicle.

The engine is not started, despite serviceability of functioning of a starter

• Check availability of fuel in the fuel tank.
• Check whether surfaces of the components located in a motive compartment are moistened. Switch off ignition and remove the revealed moisture traces with dry rags. Spray a special absorber of moisture (WD-40 type) electric sockets of systems of ignition and food. Special attention should be paid to a condition of electric sockets of the coil of ignition and VV of wires.

It is necessary to notice that moisture does not influence serviceability of functioning of diesel engines.


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