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


Change of wheels

Location of a spare wheel and working tools can change, depending on a car complete set, however the general order of implementation of the procedure remains identical to all models of cars of the Citroyon Xantia brand.


• At a puncture of a wheel try to stop the car as soon as possible.
• Park the car away from the carriageway on the flat horizontal platform, whenever possible with a hard coating.
• In case of need turn on the alarm system and expose on the carriageway before the place of the parking the warning triangle.
• Cock the parking brake and switch transmission to the first or reverse gear (RKPP), or to situation "P" (AT).
• Prop up antiretractable boots the wheel located on diagonal from a subject to replacement (as a last resort, couple of wooden wedges or stones of sufficient size will approach).
• Start the engine and transfer a control lever the hydropneumatic drive of a suspension bracket to the situation corresponding to the maximum size of a road gleam.
• In case of a soft covering of the platform enclose under a jack heel something like a piece of a firm board for distribution of loading.

Order of implementation of the procedure

Location of a balloon key in a back part of the luggage compartment

Weakening of a bolt of an assembly bracket of fastening of a spare wheel

Extraction of a spare wheel from an assembly bracket

The control lever of the hydropneumatic drive of an active suspension bracket should be transferred to the situation corresponding to the maximum road gleam

Weakening of bolts of fastening of a wheel

The jack is stored in a disk of a spare wheel

The head of a jack should be brought to specially strengthened threshold point

Raising of a jack it is necessary to achieve that the wheel which is subject to replacement completely came off the earth

Otdavaniye of wheel bolts and removal of a decorative cap

At installation of a spare wheel track hit of the directing nave pins in reciprocal openings in a rim

Tightening of wheel bolts should be made by means of a dynamometer key with respect for the required efforts

In conclusion

• Take antiretractable boots from under wheels.
• Lay the tool and the failed wheel on regular places.
• Check pressure of a rating of a spare wheel. In the absence of near at hand exact manometer at a slow speed adjust the car for check to the nearest car repair shop where this check can be made.
• At the first opportunity give the punctured wheel for repair to a tire workshop.

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