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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+

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Aztek & Rendezvous -> Condenser, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Buick Rendezvous 3.4 V6 GAS

  • Recover refrigerant as outlined in .
  • Drain cooling system into suitable container.
  • Disconnect clamp and remove reservoir hose at radiator overflow fitting.
  • Remove mounting clip and coolant reservoir.
  • Remove cruise control cable from throttle lever and accelerator control cable bracket.
  • Rotate cable counterclockwise, the remove it from module and band.
  • Disconnect electrical connector and remove cruise control module from bracket.
  • Remove engine coolant heater harness from front fender diagonal brace.
  • Remove front end sheet metal diagonal...

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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 -> Delco Single Piston Sliding Caliper -> Troubleshooting -> Brake Rattle -> Brake Roughness Or Chatter; Pedal Pumping -> Caliper Brake Fluid Leak -> Excessive Pedal Effort -> Excessive Pedal Travel -> Heavy Brake Drag -> No Braking Effect When Brake Pedal Is Depressed -> Pull, Uneven Or Grabbing Brakes -> Rear Brakes Locking On Application
Vehicle: 2006 Buick Terraza CXL 3.5 V6 GAS

Excessive Pedal Travel

  • Worn brake linings.
  • Disc pads knock back after cornering or rough road travel.
  • Piston and linings not properly seated or positioned.
  • Insufficient fluid in system.
  • Loose wheel bearing adjustment.
  • Damaged or worn caliper piston seal.
  • Improper booster pushrod adjustment.
  • Pads out of flat more than .005 inch.
  • Rear brake automatic adjusters inoperative.
  • Improperly ground rear brake shoes.

Brake Roughness Or Chatter; Pedal Pumping

  • Excessive lateral runout of rotor.
  • Rotor excessively out of parallel.

Excessive Pedal Effort

  • Frozen or seized pistons.
  • Brake fluid, oil or grease on ...

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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 -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Except Aveo, LaCrosse, LeMans (1988-93), Malibu & Malibu Maxx (2004-05), Metro, Nova, Prizm, Spectrum & Storm -> Engine Fuel Pressure Service Port -> Engines Less Fuel Pressure Service Port
Vehicle: 1993 Buick Roadmaster Estate 5.7 V8 GAS

Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

Prior to disconnecting fuel lines, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental spray of fuel.

After the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveability symptoms may occur. The vehicle may need to be driven while the vehicle relearns its adaptive strateg...

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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 -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 2004 Buick Rendezvous 3.4 V6 GAS

Front

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove engine splash shield, and stabilizer shaft link.
  • Disconnect wheel speed sensor electrical connector.
  • Insert a suitable drift through brake caliper and remove front wheel driveshaft nut.
  • Separate outer tie rod end from steering knuckle. Do not loosen tie rod end jam nut.
  • Separate lower ball joint from steering knuckle.
  • Attach front hub spindle remover tool No. J 42129, or equivalent, then disengage driveshaft from hub and bearing assembly.
  • Disengage driveshaft from transaxle using slide hammer tool No. J ...

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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+.

Relearn Procedures -> Keyless Entry Transmitter Or DIC Method -> Scan Tool Method
Vehicle: 2009 Buick Lacrosse CXL 3.8 V6 GAS

Keyless Entry Transmitter Or DIC Method

  • On models with standard ignition switch, place the ignition switch in the On position.
  • On models with keyless ignition switch, place the ignition switch in the Accy position.
  • On all models, using the keyless entry transmitters press the lock and unlock buttons at the same time until a horn chirp sounds indicating the learn mode has been actuated. The left front turn signal will also be illuminated.
  • Using the DIC (Driver Information Center) press and release the Info button until the Tire Learn message is indicated on the DIC display. Depres...

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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+.

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8 V6 GAS

When removing starter, note if any shims are used between starter and mounting surface. If shims are used, install in their original locations.

If starter is noisy during cranking, remove one .015 inch double shim or add one .015 inch single shim to outer bolt. If starter makes a high pitched whine after engine starts, add .015 inch double shims until noise ceases.

  • Disconn...

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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 -> 2004-07 Rendezvous
Vehicle: 2007 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.5 V6 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Pull tab located on outer access panel upward and outward, F...

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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 -> Low Washer Fluid Indicator ->
Vehicle: 1993 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8 V6 GAS

The windshield washer solvent tank has a switch that closes when the wash...

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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: 2009 Buick Lucerne CXL 3.9 V6 GAS

  • Drain coolant into a suitable container.
  • Remove cooling fan shroud assembly.
  • Remove condenser line to radiator retaining bolt.
  • Remove hose clamp from radiator outlet hose, using hose clamp pliers tool No. J 38185 or equivalent.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
  • Remove hose clamp from radiator inlet hose, using hose clamp pliers tool No. J 38185 or equivalent.
  • Remove radiator inlet hose from radiator.
  • Remove upper radiator bracket bolts.
  • Remove upper radiator brackets.
  • Remov...

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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: 1990 Buick Electra Park Avenue 3.8 V6 GAS

  • On models equipped with airbag, disable airbag system.
  • On all models, disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Rotate tensioner counterclockwise using suitable tool to remove drive belt.
  • Remove tensioner pulley attaching bolt, then remove pulley.
  • Remove power steering pump from bracket and position aside.
  • Loosen, but do not remove, alternator attaching bolts, then remove alter...

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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+.

Rear RH Side Of Radiator Diagram for 1989 Buick Century Limited 2.8 V6 GASRear RH Side Of Radiator Diagram for 1989 Buick Century Limited 2.8 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Low Coolant Probe
  • Engine Diagram for 2007 Buick Lucerne CXL 4.6 V8 GASEngine Diagram for 2007 Buick Lucerne CXL 4.6 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Exhaust Manifold
  • Ground G112
  • Ground G114
  • Ground G115
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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.

    1986 Buick Regal  3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1986 Buick Regal 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • LH Turn Indicator
  • Instrument Panel
  • Bright Indicator
  • Tachometer Light
  • Fasten Belts Indicator
  • 2006 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • A/C Clutch Relay
  • A/C Compressor Clutch
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • A/C Refrigerant Pressure Sensor
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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: DTC 24/INTERMITTENT (SIR) - DIAGNOSIS - S/M UPDATE
    Vehicle: 1992 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Electronic Devices, Computers, PROMS, Sensors
  • Document: A/T SERVICE PROCEDURE CHANGES - REV2
    Vehicle: 1986 Buick Skyhawk Limited 1.8 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
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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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