Citroen Xantia

Since 1993 of release

Repair and car operation



Citroen Xantia
+ Introduction
+ The 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 engine major repairs
      Engine major repairs - the general information
      Removal of the power unit - methods and safety measures
      Removal, partition and installation of the power unit - models with РКПП
      Removal, partition and installation of the power unit - models with AT
      Order of dismantling of the engine by its preparation for major repairs carrying out
      Dismantle of a head of cylinders
      Cleaning and check of a condition of a head of cylinders and components клапанного the mechanism
      Assemblage of a head of cylinders
      Removal of shatunno-piston assemblages
      Removal of a cranked shaft
      Cleaning and check of a condition of the block of cylinders/kartera of the engine
      Check of a condition of shatunno-piston assemblages
      Check of a condition of a cranked shaft
      Check of a condition of loose leaves radical and шатунных bearings of a cranked shaft
      Assembly order of the engine after major repairs performance
      Installation of piston rings
      Installation of a cranked shaft and check of working backlashes of radical bearings
      Installation of shatunno-piston groups on the engine and check of working backlashes шатунных bearings
      Initial start of the engine after end of its major repairs
+ 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





Removal of the power unit - methods and safety measures

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

Extremely the great value has presence and the equipment of the suitable worker of a platform on which there should be enough place for placing of the car, a strong workbench / the assembly stand, and also necessary materials and the equipment. An optimum variant 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 to start 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 presence лебедки, the A-shaped frame or other suitable elevating equipment. Track, that the equipment and a rigging corresponded under the load-lifting characteristics to total weight of the power unit (the engine with transmission). Do not forget about necessity of strict observance of requirements of safety precautions regulations.

If engine extraction is made by the mechanic-fan 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 extraction of the unit from an impellent compartment there is a set of situations when some procedures should be executed simultaneously that it is impossible to make forces of one person.

Try to plan all details of forthcoming work in advance. Prepare necessary tools and the equipment. To number of the special adaptations essentially facilitating performance of forthcoming works and considerably raising level of their safety, enough of rags and solvent for removal of traces of spilt fuel, oil and a cooling liquid concern powerful тележечный a jack, the complete set of wrenches and replaceable face heads with approaching (it is desirable ratchet) a drive, pair of strong wooden blocks, and also. At absence in a private use of the elevating equipment before to take лебедку for rent, try to execute all necessary spadework 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 of repair work. Performance of a part of the procedures demanding high qualification of the personnel and application of the special equipment, it is necessary to charge to experts of car-care centre. Remember that automobile repair shops usually have very much a loading busy schedule that is why it will be reasonable to see to it and in advance to agree with the personnel about performance of your order.

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

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