Citroen Xantia

since 1993 of release

Repair and car operation

Citroen Xantia
- Introduction
   Citroёn Xantia cars - the summary
   Acquisition of spare parts and identification numbers of the car
   Technology of performance of repair procedures
   Tools and workplace equipment
   Operations procedure in extreme situations
   Poddomkrachivaniye and towage
   Change of wheels
   Engine start from an auxiliary source
   Identification of leaks
   Preparation of the car for checkup
   Diagnostics of malfunctions of knots and car systems
   Features of traffic regulations of the countries of Europe
+ Operation manual
+ Routine maintenance
+ engine Repair
+ Systems of cooling, heating
+ Power supply system and release
+ engine Electric equipment
+ Coupling
+ Transmission
+ Power shafts
+ Uniform hydraulic system
+ Brake system
+ Running gear and steering
+ Body and salon furnish
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ electric equipment Schemes

Identification of leaks

Education потеков on a floor of garage or a covering of a parking platform, no less than excessive moistening of the components located under a cowl testify to development of the leaks which sources should be immediately revealed, and the reasons are eliminated. In certain cases identification of leaks appears rather complex challenge, in particular, when the power unit is strongly polluted. It is necessary to mean that often traces of leakages of oil or other working liquids appear are carried from the source by a running stream of air that should be considered by all means in the course of check.

Do not forget that the most part of automobile oils and liquids are strongly toxic substances. Try not to allow hits of traces of leaks on open sites of a body. If it is not possible to avoid contact, at once rinse the polluted sites of skin with a plentiful quantity of water.

The smell published by following liquid appears often key in definition of a source of leak. Some liquids differ characteristic color. For identification of sources of leaks leave the pure car for the night over the outspread leaf of a cardboard.
Do not forget that the part of leaks is shown only at the working engine!!!

Case pallet

Impellent oil can leak through a drain stopper of the pallet of a case...

Oil filter

... or through a place of a joint of the oil filter with the engine block.

Transmission oil

Leakages of transmission oil can occur through the epiploons serving for consolidation in differential of the internal ends of power shafts.


Leakages of antifreeze are usually shown in the form of a crystal raid of white color.

Brake liquid

Education потеков from the interior of wheels is almost unequivocally connected with leakages of brake liquid.

Liquid of system of the power steering (PAS)

Leakages of PAS liquid can occur through shtutserny connections of hydraulic lines on a case of a steering rack.