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
   + The power supply system - petrol models
   + The power supply system - diesel models
   - Systems of decrease in toxicity and release of the fulfilled gases
      Check of serviceability of functioning / of a condition and replacement of components of systems of decrease in toxicity of the fulfilled gases
      The Katalitichesky converter - the general information and safety measures
      System of release of the fulfilled gases - the general information, removal and installation
+ 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

The Katalitichesky converter - the general information and safety measures

The Katalitichesky converter is simple enough on a design, is reliable and does not require special leaving. However, for the purpose of converter maintenance in working order, it is necessary to observe some special service regulations of the car (see more low).

Petrol engines

   a) At all do not use for refuelling equipped catalytic the car converter этилированный gasoline - the surface of an active layer of the converter soon will appear is tightened by a lead film that in considerable to a measure will lower efficiency of functioning of the device;
   b) Strictly observe the schedule of service of power supply systems and car ignition;
   c) Stop car operation at occurrence of admissions of ignition until the cause of defect will be eliminated;
   d) do not make start of the engine by pushing or car towage. Not burnt down fuel from combustion chambers, getting on a surface of an active layer of the converter, will cause an overheat of the last after engine start;
   e) do not switch off ignition at high turns of the engine;
   f) do not use any additives to fuel or impellent oil;
   g) Stop car operation at occurrence on an exhaust of the dark blue smoke testifying to hit of oil in the chambers of combustion;
   h) do not forget that the working temperature каталитического the converter can reach very high values. Do not park the car on covered with easily flammable materials (a dry grass, leaves) platforms;
   i) Remember that каталитический the converter is the fragile device. Do not drop it and do not shake at performance of works on service of system of release of the fulfilled gases;
   j) In certain cases at work of the engine new, equipped catalytic the hydrogen sulphide smell can arise the car converter. It should not cause anxiety, - through some thousand kilometres of run the smell will disappear by itself;
   k) Service life каталитического the converter under condition of a conscientious attitude to care of the car makes from 50 000 to 100 000 km of run. If after that efficiency of its functioning falls, it is necessary to replace the device.

Diesel models

See the information resulted in points f, g, h and i the previous subsection.

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