Citroen Xantia

Since 1993 of release

Repair and car operation



Citroen Xantia
+ Introduction
+ The operation manual
+ Routine maintenance
+ Engine repair
+ Systems of cooling, heating
+ The 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
   Care of components of a body and the car bottom
   Care of an upholstery and carpet coverings of salon
   Repair of insignificant damages кузовных panels
   Repair seriously damaged кузовных panels
   Removal and installation of a forward bumper
   Removal and installation of a back bumper
   Removal, installation and cowl adjustment
   Removal and installation drive a cable отпускания the cowl lock
   Removal and installation of locks of a cowl
   Removal, installation and adjustment of doors
   Removal and installation of panels of an internal upholstery of doors
   Removal and installation of door handles and lock components
   Removal and installation of regulators Glass lifts door windows
   Removal, installation and adjustment of a door of a back and its telescopic emphasis
   Removal and installation of components of the lock of a door of a back
   Removal and installation of components of the uniform lock
   Removal and installation of components of the electric drive door Glass lifts
   Removal and installation of door rear-view mirrors and accompanying components
   Windscreen, glass of a door of a back and the other fixed glasses - the general information
   The top hatch - the general information
   External кузовная furnish
   Removal and installation of seats
   Removal and installation of seat belts
   Removal and installation of elements of internal furnish of salon
   Removal and installation of the central console
   Removal and installation of the panel of devices
   Control кузовные the sizes
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Electric equipment schemes





Care of components of a body and the car bottom

It is necessary to remember that a primary factor defining selling cost of the second-hand car, the condition of its body is. Care procedures кузовными panels are extremely simple, but should be carried out on a regular basis. The scornful relation to the smallest mechanical defects and damages of a paint and varnish covering can lead to fast development of corrosion and necessity of performance expensive кузовного repair. Important also regularly to check a condition of the surfaces hidden from a sight and details, such as arches of wheels, the bottom part of partitions of an impellent compartment, etc.

The main procedure on care of a body is its sink, preferably plentiful quantity of water, submitted under pressure from a hose. Powerful enough stream easily forces down and softens the dried up dirt and that is important, allows to avoid damage of a paint and varnish covering at a friction about it of separate grains of sand and other abrasive particles. Do not forget to wash out a stream also an arch of wheels and bearing elements of the bottom of the car. As it is paradoxical, the best time for performance of a sink of elements of a suspension bracket and the car bottom is damp rainy weather when the most part of the accumulated adjournment is washed off automatically during movement. Try not to miss possibility and, taking an opportunity, always make external survey of the components located under the car.

From time to time it is necessary to make check of a condition of an anticorrosive covering of the bottom of the car. Preliminary it is necessary to subject the bottom, including an impellent compartment, steam cleaning in which course multilayered oil adjournment, sticky шлам and a dense dirt especially well leave. If possibility of application of steam cleaning is absent, it is necessary to process by means of a brush surfaces of components subject to cleaning by one of set of solvents let out now.

Last method should not be applied on cars, the anticorrosive which covering of the bottom has a wax basis. Annual survey of such cars should be made before the beginning of a winter season after good размачивания mud and oil adjournment during rains. The damaged anticorrosive covering should be immediately restored. In an ideal, once a year it is necessary to make full anticorrosive processing of the car at which the protective structure is blown in a cavity of door panels, thresholds, box-shaped sections bearing кузовных elements and other accessible technological volumes.


Last recommendation does not concern panels and the sections subjected to full anticorrosive processing and загерметизированным industrially.

Completely having washed off a dirt from a paint and varnish covering, wipe surfaces кузовных panels soft suede, returning initial shine to polishing. Processing of surfaces by a polyrole containing wax provides additional protection of a paint and varnish covering against atmospheric influences and allows to restore locally lost polishing. Remember that tarnishing of a paint and varnish covering is connected with the scornful relation to a regular sink of the car more often. Paint and varnish coverings of type "metallic" require special leaving with application of special not containing abrasives of polyroles. Try to check regularly passableness of drainage and ventilating apertures кузовных panels. Do not forget to wipe from time to time some glass, by means of special cleaning structures deleting from their surface a road film. At all do not use polyroles containing wax for processing of glasses and the chromeplated elements of furnish.

It is not necessary to use at cleaning of vinyl panels детергентами, каустической soda, or cleaners on an oil basis. For this purpose the warm soap solution perfectly approaches. The eaten dirt well leaves by means of a soft brush and soap. Cleaning of vinyl panels should be made with the same frequency, as a sink of a body of the car. On termination of panel cleaning can be processed one of high-quality protective structures for rubbers and the plastics widely presented in the markets the automobile markets. The same means suit processing of tyres, sealing strips кузовных panels, vacuum hoses and other rubber and plastic components.

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