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 a condition of protective covers of power shafts



1. The car also establish to Poddomkratta it on props. Turn out a wheel against the stop and slowly rotate a forward wheel, visually estimating a condition of a rubber protective cover of the external CV JOINT of a power shaft, periodically opening corrugation folds. Existence of cracks, gaps and traces of aging of material can lead to development of the leak of lubricant fraught with hit of moisture and dirt in the hinge and premature wear of the last. Estimate reliability of fastening of a cover metal bandage tapes. Repeat check for the external CV JOINT of the second power shaft, then estimate a condition of internal CV JOINTS. Defective covers are subject to replacement without fail (see the Head Power shafts).

2. At the same time it is necessary to estimate the general condition actually of hinges for what grasp a power shaft and try to rotate a wheel (the external CV JOINT), then undertake the internal CV JOINT and try to rotate a shaft. Existence of a little noticeable side play testifies to wear of the corresponding hinge / шлицов pins of a power shaft or weakening of a fixing nut.

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