Citroën Xantia

since 1993 release

Repair and operation of the car

Citroën Xantia
+ Introduction
+ Operation manual
+ Routine maintenance
+ Repair of the engine
+ Cooling systems, heating
- Power supply system and release
   - A power supply system - petrol models
      Removal and installation of assembly of the air cleaner
      Removal, installation and adjustment of a cable of gas
      Removal and installation of the accelerator pedal
      Unleaded fuel - the general information and rules of use
      Systems of injection of fuel - the general information
      Dropping pressure in a power supply system
      Removal and installation of the fuel pump
      Removal and installation of the sensor of fuel consumption
      Removal and installation of the fuel tank
      Check of a state and adjustment of system of injection of fuel
      Removal and installation of the case of a throttle
      Removal and installation of components of the Bosch Motronic 5.1 system
      Removal and installation of components of the Magneti-Marelli 8P system
      Removal and installation of the inlet pipeline
      Removal and installation of a final collector
   + A power supply system - diesel models
   + Systems of decrease in toxicity and production of the fulfilled gases
+ 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


Removal and installation of the fuel tank



1. Before removal the tank needs to be devastated completely. As the drain stopper is not provided, it is the best of all to start removal of a tank after all fuel is run. The remains can be pumped out through a jellied mouth manually (previously disconnect a negative wire from the battery).
2. A car back also establish to Poddomkratta it on props. Remove the right back wheel.
3. Remove intermediate section of system of production of the fulfilled gases with the muffler (see Systems of decrease in toxicity and production of the fulfilled gases).
4. Otboltite also remove the thermofilter from the car bottom.
5. Otboltite the bearing bracket of the fuel tank.
6. Take a lock finger and disconnect from driving draft from the back proofreader of height of a road gleam. Take the proofreader aside.
7. Without disconnecting, uncover the hydraulic tubes located under the bottom.
8. Release hydraulic tubes from clamps on the bottom of the fuel tank.
9. Release the fuel filter from the arm and take him aside.
10. Remove a mudguard of an arch of the right back wheel and disconnect from rubber tubes of the line of giving and return of fuel.
11. Weaken collars and disconnect a jellied mouth and ventilating hoses from the fuel tank.
12. Get under a tank a cart jack (for distribution of loading lay wooden whetstone between a head of a jack and the bottom of a tank). Cock a jack, having accepted on it gasoline tank weight.
13. Turn out bolts of fastening of a tank and, having slightly handed over to the right, you priopustit a tank on a jack.
14. Where it is required, disconnect an electrical wiring from an active hydraulic suspension bracket.
15. Wring out a plastic uvula and disconnect an electrical wiring from the fuel filter.
16. Release collars and disconnect hoses from assembly of a toplivozabornik.
17. Lower the fuel tank and take it from under the car.
18. If inside there are firm deposits or moisture, take from it assembly of a gasoline pump with a toplivozabornik and wash out a tank pure gasoline. The tank represents the integral tank manufactured by a blowing method of synthetic material and in case of serious mechanical damage is subject to replacement. Nevertheless, in certain cases insignificant leaks can be eliminated by implementation of special repair procedures, - consult at specialists of car service.


Installation is made upside-down. Special attention should be paid for the next moments:
   a) At installation of a tank on the car track that no hoses existed clamped between a tank and the bottom of the car.
   b) Track correctness of laying and reliability of connection of all lines and hoses.
   c) Before connecting driving thirst for the proofreader of height of a road gleam, transfer a control lever an active suspension bracket to position of LOW.
   d) In conclusion fill in a small amount of pure fuel in a tank and check it for existence of signs of leaks, having driven away the car on a roadside.

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