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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+

A/C Data -> Domestic Passenger Cars -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 1992-2002 -> 2003-04
Vehicle: 1995 Buick Skylark Limited 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: 1996 Buick Skylark Gran Sport 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 c...

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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: 1995 Buick Regal Custom 3.8 V6 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
Vehicle: 1991 Buick Century Limited 3.3 V6 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Install a brass drift or a screwdriver to prevent rotor from turning.
  • Remove shaft nut and washer.
  • Remove brake caliper from steering knuckle and suspend caliper assembly.
  • Remove rotor from hub and bearing assembly, then stabilizer shaft or link from control arm.
  • Remove ball joint from steering knuckle.
  • Remove drive axle from transaxle using axle shaft remover tool No. J-33008, a...

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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+.

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 Buick Lacrosse CXL 3.8 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove lower air deflector fog lamp access panels.
  • Remove lower air deflector retainers.
  • Remove lower air deflector attaching bolts and screws.
  • Remove right and left side lower front fender liner screws from lo...

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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 -> 1997-2005 Century, Regal, 1998-2002 Intrigue & 2000-05 Impala & Monte Carlo
Vehicle: 2003 Buick Regal LS 3.8 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.

  • 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 rig...

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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 -> Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1993 Buick Century Custom 3.3 V6 GAS

This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned on as a bulb check. If the warni...

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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+

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1991 Buick Roadmaster Estate 5.0 V8 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp from water pump housing using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump housing and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to i...

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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: 1995 Buick Riviera 3.8 V6 GAS

  • Place a jack with suitable wood block under engine oil pan.
  • Remove engine mounting bracket torque axis bolt.
  • Disconnect crank sensor electrical connector.
  • Remove engine mounting bracket lower stud and lower engine to allow stud to clear frame rail.
  • Raise engine and install torque ...

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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+.

Behind RH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1992 Buick Century Custom 3.3 V6 GASBehind RH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1992 Buick Century Custom 3.3 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • A/C Defrost Valve Vacuum Actuator
  • Outside Air Valve Vacuum Actuator
  • A/C Heater Valve Vacuum Actuator
  • Diode Assembly
  • Passenger Door Module Diagram for 2007 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GASPassenger Door Module Diagram for 2007 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Door Lock Switch
  • Heated Seat Switch
  • Window Switch
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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.

    1994 Buick Century Special 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1994 Buick Century Special 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Passenger Compartment Discriminating Sensor
  • Forward Discriminating Sensor
  • Diagnostic & Energy Reserve Module (DERM)
  • LH Door Mirror Switch
  • 1993 Buick Century Special 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1993 Buick Century Special 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Radio
  • Convenience Center
  • Light Switch
  • Multi-Function Alarm Module
  • Headlight Dimmer Switch
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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: INFORMATION ON CURB PARK ASSIST AND MEMORY RELATED ISSUES ON OUTSIDE REAR VIEW MIRRORS - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2008 Buick Enclave CXL 3.6 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Instruments, Dash Cluster, Warning Lights, Mirrors
  • Document: INTERMITTENT CHUGGLE OR FISHBITE ON LIGHT ACCELERATION OR AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS WITH NO DTC SET
    Vehicle: 2001 Buick Lesabre Limited 3.8 V6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Driveability
  • Auto Systems:
  • Fuel Sys, Driveability, Filters (Air & Fuel)
  • Electronic Devices, Computers, PROMS, Sensors
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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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