Citroën Xantia

since 1993 release

Repair and operation of the car



Citroën Xantia
+ Introduction
+ Operation manual
+ Routine maintenance
- Repair of the engine
   + The repair procedures which are not demanding extraction of the engine from the car - petrol engines
   + The repair procedures which are not demanding extraction of the engine from the car - diesel engines
   - Removal and capital repairs of the engine
      Capital repairs of the engine - the general information
      Removal of the power unit - methods and precautionary measures
      Removal, partition and installation of the power unit - model with RKPP
      Removal, partition and installation of the power unit - model with AT
      Order of dismantling of the engine by preparation it to carrying out capital repairs
      Dismantle of a head of cylinders
      Cleaning and check of a condition of a head of cylinders and components of the valvate mechanism
      Assembly of a head of cylinders
      Removal of conrod and piston assemblies
      Removal of a bent shaft
      Cleaning and check of a condition of the block of cylinders/case of the engine
      Check of a condition of conrod and piston assemblies
      Check of a condition of a bent shaft
      Check of a condition of inserts of radical and conrod bearings of a bent shaft
      Engine assembly order after performance of capital repairs
      Installation of piston rings
      Installation of a bent shaft and check of working gaps of radical bearings
      Installation of conrod and piston groups on the engine and check of working gaps of conrod bearings
      Initial start of the engine after completion of its capital repairs
+ 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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Removal and capital repairs of the engine

This part of the Head Remont of the engine is devoted to the description of procedures of removal/installation of the power unit, and also the general capital repairs of a head of cylinders, the block and internal components of the engine.

The text of the Head contains information in range from councils for preparation for carrying out capital repairs of the engine and acquisition of necessary spare parts to the detailed step-by-step description of procedures of removal, check of a state and installation of various internal components.

Starting with the section Order of Dismantling of the Engine by preparation it to carrying out capital repairs, all instructions are made on the basis of the assumption that the engine is removed from the car and is installed on the assembly stand or a strong workbench. Information concerning repair procedures which implementation does not demand removal of the engine from the car, as well as an operations procedure statement at dismantle, recovery repair and installation to the place of hinged units the Repair procedures which are not demanding extraction of the engine from the car - the petrol engines and Repair procedures which are not demanding extraction of the engine from the car - diesel engines are provided in appropriate sections (see above), and also in the section Order of Dismantling of the Engine by preparation it to carrying out capital repairs and further in the text falls.

All key parameters and efforts of tightening of threaded connections which observance is obligatory, are stated in Specifications.

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