Citroen Xantia

Since 1993 of release

Repair and car operation

Citroen Xantia
+ Introduction
+ The operation manual
- Routine maintenance
   - Weekly checks
      Check of level of impellent oil
      Check of level of a cooling liquid
      Check of level of a liquid of washing of a windscreen
      Check of level of a hydraulic liquid
      Check of a condition and pressure of a rating of tyres
      Check of a condition of brushes of screen wipers
      Check of a condition of an electric equipment
      Check of a condition of the storage battery
   + Car routine maintenance - petrol models
   + Car routine maintenance - diesel models
+ 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

Check of a condition of the storage battery

Do not forget about necessity of observance of special safety measures at service of the storage battery! Remember danger of reception of an electric shock, short circuit, hit in eyes, on a skin and the painted surfaces кузовных panels of chemically aggressive electrolit!


1. Make sure of serviceability of a condition of the pallet of the battery. Check up reliability of fixing of the battery on the pallet a clamping lath. Traces of corrosion from the pallet, a clamping lath and the battery case can be removed by means of a baking soda solution. On termination of processing, carefully rinse the processed surfaces with pure water. The metal surfaces damaged by corrosion should be covered by a special first coat on a zinc basis, and then are painted.

2. Regularly (approximately time in three months) check level of a charge of the battery (start and charge Systems see).

3. In a case подсадки batteries engine start can be carried out from the external power supply (see above).

Decrease in corrosion of plugs and клеммных clips is promoted by their processing бескислотным vaseline.

4. The battery is located in the left part of an impellent compartment of the car. External survey of the battery on presence of cracks and other damages of the case/cover should be made regularly.

5. Check up guaranteeing quality of electric contact reliability of a tightening клеммных clips of wires of the battery (). Clips should not be turned freely on polar plugs of the battery. In parallel check up a condition of isolation of wires ().

6. At revealing on polar plugs of traces of development of corrosion in a kind порошкообразных adjournment of white colour remove from plugs clips and carefully smooth out the damaged surfaces a rigid brush. Establish clips into place and strongly tighten them.

In shops of automobile accessories it is possible to get special adaptations for зачистки battery plugs (it is shown in a picture).

7. Special rigid brushes for зачистки internal surfaces клеммных clips are issued also.

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