Citroen Xantia

Since 1993 of release

Repair and car operation

Citroen Xantia
- Introduction
   Cars Citroyon Xantia - the summary
   Acquisition of spare parts and identification numbers of the car
   Technology of performance of repair procedures
   Tools and the workplace equipment
   Operations procedure in extreme situations
   Поддомкрачивание and towage
   Change of wheels
   Start of the engine from an auxiliary source
   Identification of leaks
   Preparation of the car for checkup
   Diagnostics of malfunctions of knots and car systems
   Features of the countries PDD of Europe
+ 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
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Electric equipment schemes

Identification of leaks

Formation потеков on a floor of garage or a covering of a parking platform, no less than excessive humidifying 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 enough challenge, in particular, when the power unit is strongly polluted. It is necessary to mean that is frequent traces of leaks 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 suppose hit 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 a skin with a plentiful quantity of water.

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

The pallet картера

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

The oil filter

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

Transmissionnoe oil

Leaks трансмиссионного oils can occur through the epiploons serving for consolidation in differential of the internal ends of power shafts.


Antifreeze leaks are usually shown in the form of a crystal touch of white colour.

Brake liquid

Formation потеков from the interior of wheels is almost unequivocally connected with leaks of a brake liquid.

Liquid of system of the hydraulic booster of a wheel (PAS)

Leaks of liquid PAS can occur through штуцерные connections of hydraulic lines on картере the helmsman рейки.

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