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
+ Engine electric equipment
+ Coupling
- Transmission
   - Manual box of gear shifting
      Replacement of gearbox oil
      The gear shifting mechanism drive - the general information and adjustment
      Removal and installation of components of the drive of gear shifting
      Replacement of epiploons
      Check of serviceability of functioning, removal and installation of the sensor switch of fires of a backing
      Removal and installation of the drive of a speedometer
      Removal and installation of the transmission
      Capital repairs of RKPP - the general information
   + Automatic 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 components of the drive of gear shifting



1. Prop up antiretractable boots back wheels, then a front of the car and establish to a poddomkratta it on props.
2. Give a nut and take an axial bolt of fastening of thirst of gear shifting for the switching lever basis.

3. Having accurately hooked the screw-driver, release three drafts from the spherical hinges on transmission. Disconnect draft of switching from an axis of the cranked lever and take it from under the car.

4. Remove a plastic protective cap from a bolt of fastening of the cranked lever to a stretcher.
5. Turn out an axial bolt of the cranked lever and take it together with a washer. Remove the cranked lever with connecting draft (a switching rod) and take assembly from under the car. Remove remote and axial plugs from the central part of the cranked lever.
6. Check all components of the drive for existence of signs of wear and mechanical damages. Special attention should be paid to a condition of axial plugs and spherical hinges of drafts. Replace defective and worn-out components. In case of need make dismantle of the lever of gear shifting (see further).

7. Release a protective cover of the lever from the panel of the central console.

8. Then turn off the handle and remove a cover from the lever.

9. Give fixing nuts, remove a fixing plate, lower the lever of the choice down and take it from under the car.
10. Delay the lower protective cover from the switching lever basis, then disconnect a fixing plate of the lever and lift the top protective cover, having provided thereby access to the rotary hinge of lever assembly. Check assembly components for existence of signs of wear and mechanical damages, estimate a condition of protective covers, replace defective parts. In case of need the lever can be separated from the basis after removal of a lock ring.


Installation is made upside-down. Pay attention to the next moments:
   a) Before installation check correctness of installation of length of drafts of the drive of gear shifting, in case of need make the corresponding adjustment (see the gear shifting mechanism Drive - the general information and adjustment);
   b) Do not forget to grease with special structure (see Specifications) the rotary hinge of the lever of switching, and also spherical hinges of drafts of the drive and axial plugs of the cranked lever;
   c) Track correctness of landing and reliability of fixing of protective covers of the lever of switching;
   d) Track respect for the required efforts of tightening of axial bolts of the cranked lever and lever of the choice, check reliability of a joint of spherical hinges.

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