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  • 1997 Buick Lesabre Custom 3.8 V6 GAS, CID:231, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:231, Engine VIN:, Desg:K
  • 1997 Buick Lesabre Limited 3.8 V6 GAS, CID:231, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:231, Engine VIN:, Desg:K

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Buick Lesabre AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1997 Buick Lesabre cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Service -> Assemble -> Aurora, Bonneville, Eighty-Eight, LeSabre, LSS, Park Avenue, Regency & Riviera -> Corvette -> Disassemble -> Except Aurora, Bonneville, Eighty-Eight, LeSabre, LSS, Park Avenue, Regency & Riviera -> Master Cylinder Overhaul -> Wheel Cylinder Overhaul
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Limited 3.8 V6 GAS

Master Cylinder Overhaul
Except Aurora, Bonneville, Eighty-Eight, LeSabre, LSS, Park Avenue, Regency & Riviera
Disassemble

Refer to Figs. and when performing the following procedures.

  • Remove master cylinder from vehicle as follows:
    • Disconnect and plug hydraulic lines.
    • Remove two master cylinder attaching nuts, then the master cylinder.
  • Remove reservoir cover and diaphragm. Discard old brake fluid in reservoir.
  • Inspect cover and diaphragm.
  • Remove fluid level switch, if equipped.
  • On models with compact master cylinder, remove proportioner valve assembly, Fig. .
  • On all models, depress pri...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Buick Lesabre AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1997 Buick Lesabre cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Bosch Type 5 -> PRECAUTIONS -> ABS Service
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Custom 3.8 V6 GAS

ABS Service

Before performing any repairs on the ABS system, note the following precautions:

  • Before using electric welding equipment, disconnect EBTCM.
  • Carefully note routing, position and mounting ABS and TCS wiring, connectors, clips and brackets. ABS and TCS are extremely sensitive to electromagnetic interference.
  • Do not use a fast charger when battery is connected. Never disconnect battery from system with engine running.
  • Ignition switch must be in Off position when disconnecting EBTCM.
  • Many ABS system components ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Buick Lesabre AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1997 Buick Lesabre cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Hydraulic Brake System Specifications
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Custom 3.8 V6 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Buick Lesabre AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1997 Buick Lesabre cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> Precautions
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Limited 3.8 V6 GAS

  • After disassembling a power brake unit, soak all metal parts in solvent.
  • Use only alcohol on parts containing rubber. After the parts have been thoroughly cleaned and rinsed in solvent, they should be rewashed in clean alcohol before assembling.
  • Use compressed air...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Buick Lesabre AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1997 Buick Lesabre cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Bosch Type 5 -> DIAGNOSIS & TESTING -> 1997-98 Bonneville, Eighty Eight, LeSabre, LSS, Park Avenue & Regency -> 1997-98 Corvette -> 1997-98 DeVille, Eldorado & 1997 Seville -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Electromagnetic Interference Test -> Ignition Cycle Default -> Intermittents & Poor Connections -> Scan Tool
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Custom 3.8 V6 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

  • Turn ignition switch to Off position.
  • Connect suitably programmed scan tool connected to Data Link Connector (DLC), located on lefthand side of instrument panel below steering column.
  • Turn ignition switch to On position.
  • Select scan tool's Special Functions.
  • Select and run Automated Test.
  • Note Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs).

Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation

Refer to Figs. through for Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) identification.

Intermittents & Poor Connections

Intermittent failures in the anti-lock brake system may be difficult to accuratel...

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Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1997 Buick Lesabre cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Front Disc Brake (Type 2) -> Troubleshooting -> Brake Roughness
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Custom 3.8 V6 GAS

Brake Roughness

The most common cause of brake chatter on disc brakes is a variation in thickness of the disc. If roughness or vibration is encountered during highway operation or if pedal pulsation is experienced at low speeds, the disc may have excessive thickness variation. To check for this condition, measure the disc at 12 points with a micrometer at a radius approximately one inch from edge of disc. If thickness measurements vary by more than .0005 inch,...

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