Citroën Xantia

since 1993 release

Repair and operation of the car

Citroën Xantia
+ Introduction
+ Operation manual
- Routine maintenance
   + Weekly checks
   + Routine maintenance of the car - petrol models
   - Routine maintenance of the car - diesel models
      Regular service
      Replacement of motive oil and oil filter
      Check of a condition of hoses, and identification of sources of leaks
      Removal of water from the fuel filter
      Coupling adjustment check
      Check of the ATF level
      Suspension bracket and drive of steering
      Check of a condition of protective covers of power shafts
      Reading of memory of the block of self-diagnostics
      Replacement of the dust removal filter (model with To/in)
      Check of a condition of coolant of the air conditioning system
      Check and adjustment of turns of idling and prevention of a spontaneous stop of the engine
      Check of serviceability of functioning of systems of decrease in toxicity of the fulfilled gases
      Check of a state and replacement of a belt of the drive of auxiliary units
      Greasing of the mechanism of the drive of switching off of coupling
      Check of serviceability of functioning and adjustment of the parking brake
      Trial runs
      Replacement of the fuel filter
      Replacement of the AT transmission liquid
      Check of a condition of blocks of brake mechanisms of forward and back wheels
      Greasing of locks and loops
      Replacement of hydraulic LHM liquid and returnable filter
      Replacement of the filtering air cleaner element
      Check of level of gearbox oil (model with RKPP)
      Check of a condition of brake supports, disks and hydraulic hoses
      Replacement of a belt of the GRM drive
      Replacement of cooling liquid
+ 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


Check of the ATF level



1. Make a short trip on the car, having warmed up transmission up to the normal working temperature. Be parked on the flat horizontal platform, whenever possible with a hard coating. Check of level of transmission liquid is made by means of the special measuring probe located in a forward part of a motive compartment just before the engine block. The probe handle top for simplification of searches is usually painted in bright color.

2. Leave the engine working at single turns and transfer the AT selector lever to situation "P". Take the probe from the directing tube and dry wipe its edge with pure rags or a paper towel. Fill the probe back, having put it in a tube against the stop, then again take. Determine the ATF level by the size of the moistened site of an edge, - it has to be between the top and lower marks of the probe.

3. In case of need make the corresponding adjustment, having added the required amount of liquid through the directing probe tube. For convenience use a funnel.

You watch that the ATF level did not rise above the top mark.

4. Having finished adjustment, make on the car a short trip for the purpose of distribution of ATF on surfaces of internal components of transmission, then repeat check of level. In case of need add missing amount of liquid.
5. You watch that liquid level constantly was in transmission between the lower and top marks in an edge of the measuring probe. Remember that the lack of ATF can lead to serious internal damages of transmission.
6. Need of frequent performance of adjustment of the ATF level demonstrates development of leaks which source has to be immediately revealed, and the cause is removed.

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