Citroen Xantia

since 1993 of release

Repair and car operation

Citroen Xantia
+ Introduction
+ Operation manual
+ Routine maintenance
+ engine Repair
+ Systems of cooling, heating
+ Power supply system and release
- Engine electric equipment
   - Start and charge systems
      Diagnostics of malfunctions of electric equipment
      Check of a condition and battery charging
      Removal and installation of the storage battery
      Check of serviceability of functioning of system of a charge
      Removal, installation and adjustment of a tension of a belt of a drive of the generator
      Removal and generator installation
      Dismantling and generator assembly, check of a condition of internal components
      Check of serviceability of functioning of components of system of start
      Removal and starter installation
      Check of serviceability of functioning and starter repair
      Removal and installation of the switch of ignition
      Removal and installation of the sensor switch of a control lamp of pressure of oil
      Removal and installation of the sensor of level of impellent oil
      Removal and installation of the sensor of temperature of impellent oil
   + ignition System - petrol models
   + preheat System - diesel models
+ Coupling
+ Transmission
+ Power shafts
+ Uniform hydraulic system
+ Brake system
+ Running gear and steering
+ Body and salon furnish
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ electric equipment Schemes

Removal and installation of the storage battery

The negative wire always should be disconnected from the battery first of all, and be connected in the last!

If the car is completed with an audiosystem of a firm complete set of Citroёn before disconnecting the battery, make sure that have a code necessary for shutdown of a blokirator of security system.


The battery is located in the left part of an impellent compartment.


1. Release coupling bolts and remove a terminal clip from a negative pole of the battery.
2. Lift a protective cover (if that is provided) and disconnect from the battery a positive wire.

3. Turn out a bolt, take aside a clamping plate.

4. Remove the battery from the pallet and take it from an impellent compartment. Turn out fixing bolts, release clamps of fastening of electroconducting and remove the battery pallet.
5. In case of need give fixing bolts and remove an assembly plate from the top part of the left support of the power unit.


Installation is made upside-down. At connection of wires to poles of the battery grease terminal knots with acid-free vaseline for the purpose of prevention of development of corrosion.

Always connect a negative wire in the last turn!