Citroen Xantia

since 1993 of release

Repair and car operation



Citroen Xantia
+ Introduction
+ Operation manual
+ Routine maintenance
- Engine repair
   + 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 major maintenance of the engine
      Major maintenance of the engine - the general information
      Removal of the power unit - methods and precautionary measures
      Removal, partition and installation of the power unit - models with RKPP
      Removal, partition and installation of the power unit - models with AT
      Order of dismantling of the engine by its preparation for carrying out major maintenance
      Dismantle of a head of cylinders
      Cleaning and check of a condition of a head of cylinders and components of the klapanny mechanism
      Assembly of a head of cylinders
      Removal of shatunno-piston assemblies
      Removal of a cranked shaft
      Cleaning and check of a condition of the block of cylinders/case of the engine
      Check of a condition of shatunno-piston assemblies
      Check of a condition of a cranked shaft
      Check of a condition of loose leaves of radical and shatunny bearings of a cranked shaft
      Engine assembly order after performance of major maintenance
      Installation of piston rings
      Installation of a cranked shaft and check of working gaps of radical bearings
      Installation of shatunno-piston groups on the engine and check of working gaps of shatunny bearings
      Initial start of the engine after completion of its major maintenance
+ 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



Removal of the power unit - methods and precautionary measures

Before starting dismantle of the power unit for the purpose of performance of major maintenance of the engine, it is necessary to take some preparatory measures.

Extremely the great value has existence and the equipment of the suitable worker of a platform on which there should be enough place for placement of the car, a strong workbench / the assembly stand, and also necessary materials and the equipment. Optimum option is the big garage or a covered workshop. As a last resort will be simply equal platform with an asphalt or concrete covering enough.

Before starting dismantle of the power unit, clean a motor compartment and an external surface of the engine that will help to preserve in purity and an order the used tool.

Necessary condition of successful work is also existence of the winch, And-shaped or other suitable elevating equipment. Track, that the equipment and a rigging corresponded according to the load-lifting characteristics to total mass of the power unit (the engine with transmission). Do not forget about need of strict observance of requirements of safety regulations.

If extraction of the engine is made by the amateur mechanic for the first time, it is necessary to get support of the assistant. Useful there will be in time a submitted council of more skilled mechanic. In the course of unit extraction from an impellent compartment there is a set of situations when some procedures should be executed at the same time that it is impossible to make strengths of one person.

Try to plan all details of the forthcoming work in advance. Prepare necessary tools and the equipment. To number of the special adaptations which are essentially facilitating performance of the forthcoming works and considerably of raising level of their safety, the powerful telezhechny jack, a complete set of wrenches and replaceable face heads with suitable (it is desirable ratchet) a drive, pair of strong wooden blocks, and also rags and solvent enough for removal of traces of spilled fuel, oil and cooling liquid belong. At absence in private use of the elevating equipment before hiring the winch, try to perform all necessary preparatory work as much as possible to reduce rent term, and consequently, and the material inputs connected with it.

Prepare for refusal of using the car for the period of carrying out repair work. Performance of a part of the procedures demanding high qualification of the personnel and use of the special equipment, it is necessary to charge to specialists of car-care center. Remember that automobile repair shops usually have very busy schedule of loading, and therefore it will be reasonable to see to it and in advance to agree with the personnel about implementation of your order.

Perform work without haste, in the organized order, try not to break elementary safety regulations!