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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Buick AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported Buick cars and light trucks from 1990+

Charging Valve Locations -> Domestic Passenger Cars -> 1996-97
Vehicle: 1996 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Buick AUTOMOBILES

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

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Front Disc Brake (Type 2) -> Rotor, Replace -> CAMARO & FIREBIRD -> EXCEPT CAMARO & FIREBIRD
Vehicle: 1994 Buick Skylark Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

EXCEPT CAMARO & FIREBIRD
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove caliper assembly from rotor as described in "Caliper Service."
  • Remove caliper assembly mounting bracket attaching bolts, then the mounting bracket.
  • Remove rotor from hub and bearing assembly.
  • Reverse procedure to install.
CAMARO & FIREBIRD
  • Remove caliper as described in "Caliper Removal" under "Caliper Service."
  • Remove caliper mounting bracket attaching bolts, then the caliper mounting bracket.
  • Remove wheel bearing lubricant cap...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Buick AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Buick cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Component Locations -> Electra (1985-90), Park Avenue (1991-98), LeSabre (1999-86), DeVille (1985-05), CTS, DTS, Fleetwood (1985-92), 88 (1999-86), 98 (1985-96), LSS, Regency, Bonneville (1987-05) & STS (2005-06)
Vehicle: 1990 Buick Lesabre 3.8 V6 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Buick AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported Buick cars and light trucks from 1990+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2000 Buick Regal 3.8 V6 GAS

To prevent personal injury and/or component damage, do not allow the weight of the vehicle to load the front wheels, or attempt to operate the vehicle, when the wheel drive shaft(s) or wheel drive shaft nut(s) are removed. To do so may cause the inner bearing race to separate, resulting in damage to brake and suspension components and loss of vehicle control.

Wheel drive shaft boots, seals and clamps should be protected from sharp objects any time service is performed on or near the wheel drive shaft(s). Damage to the boot(s), the seal(s) or the clamp(s) may cause lubrican...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR Buick AUTOMOBILES

Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported Buick cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Intermittent & Poor Connections -> Intermittents -> Poor Connections -> Scan Tool Data Definitions
Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.6 V6 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC (Data Link Connector) and follow manufacturer's instructions.

Scan Tool Data Definitions

Refer to Fig. for scan tool data definitions.

Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC (Data Link Connector), and follow manufacturer's instructions.

Intermittent & Poor Connections

Intermittents

Most intermittents are caused by faulty electrical connections or wiring. Inspect for the following:

  • Wiring broken inside insulation.
  • Poor connection between male and female terminal ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Buick AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported Buick cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2009 Buick Lucerne Super 4.6 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable from battery.
  • Remove radiator.
  • Remove drive belt from alternator.
  • Disconnect engine wiring harness electrical connector from alternator.
  • Position aside protective boot from alternator output BAT terminal for access.
  • Remove alternator output BAT term...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Buick AUTOMOBILES

Cabin air filter locations and replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Buick cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. as equipped to the current model year.

Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 2004-08 Grand Prix, 2005-09 LaCrosse & 2006-07 Monte Carlo & 2006-09 Impala
Vehicle: 2008 Buick Lacrosse CXL 3.8 V6 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 12 months or 15,000 miles or at Maintenance II as indicated on the DIC (Driver Information Center). In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Place the windshield wipers in the up position by turning the ignition switch Off when the wipers reach the desired position.
  • Open the hood.
  • Lift the righthand side of the rear hood seal from the flange in the area of the righthand air inlet grill...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR Buick AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Buick cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Reduce Engine Power Indicator Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1992 Buick Century Special 2.5 L4 GAS

The Reduce Engine Power indicator lamp should light for a approximately 3 seconds when the ignition is turned on as a bulb check. If the warning lamp turns on during vehicle operation, a vehicl...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Buick AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported Buick cars and light trucks from 1990+

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1993 Buick Regal Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

  • Remove air cleaner assembly, then drain coolant.
  • Remove engine strut upper brace bolts from upper tie bar and rotate strut and brace rearward.
  • Disconnect upper radiator mounting panel bolts and clamps.
  • Disconnect cooling fan electrica...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Buick AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Buick cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8 V6 GAS

  • Rotate tensioner counterclockwise to remove the dri...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR Buick AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most Buick cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Passenger Compartment, The Front Of The IP Diagram for 2005 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8 V6 GASPassenger Compartment, The Front Of The IP Diagram for 2005 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Radio
  • Cigar Lighter
  • Ignition Switch
  • Traction Control Switch
  • A/C And Heater System Diagram for 2006 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.5 V6 GASA/C And Heater System Diagram for 2006 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.5 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Mode Actuator
  • Air Temperature Actuator
  • Recirculation Actuator
  • HVAC Module Case
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Buick AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most Buick cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1990 Buick Electra T-TYPE 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1990 Buick Electra T-TYPE 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Low Speed Coolant Fan Relay
  • Coolant Fan Motor
  • Coolant Temperature Sensor
  • Electronic Control Module
  • A/C Coolant Fan Pressure Switch
  • 1993 Buick Skylark Limited 3.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1993 Buick Skylark Limited 3.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Turn Hazard Headlight Switch Assembly
  • Panel Dimmer Switch
  • Lamp Dimmer Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Buick AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most Buick cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: SES LIGHT AND DTC P0502
    Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rendezvous Ultra 3.6 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Electronic Devices, Computers, PROMS, Sensors
  • Document: CHANGES TO XM NETWORK OF TERRESTRIAL REPEATERS
    Vehicle: 2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Entertainment: Stereo, Radio, Cassettes
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Buick AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most Buick cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most Buick cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most Buick cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most Buick cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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