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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

A/C & Cooling System Maintenance -> General Motors Corp. -> Chevrolet Celebrity, Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera & Cutlass Cruiser & Pontiac 6000 & 1990-96 Buick Century
Vehicle: 1990 Buick Century Custom 2.5 L4 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEM, GENERAL MOTORS -> TROUBLESHOOTING -> CHECKING FOR FLUID LEAKAGE -> ROAD TESTING
Vehicle: 1990 Buick Century Custom 3.3 V6 GAS

When troubleshooting the hydraulic brake system, perform the following checks and inspections as outlined below. If problem still exists within system, refer toFig. first, then toFig. as necessary.

ROAD TESTING

When testing brakes, ensure the road is level and dry. Test brakes at both light and heavy pedal pressure. Do not lock up brakes or slide tires during a brake test.

Check the tires on the vehicle before performing a brake test. Tires should be equally inflated, identical in size ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Except Aveo, Chevette 1.8L Diesel, Corvette, GTO, LaCrosse, Malibu (2004-06) & Malibu Maxx, Vibe, XLR, 2004-05 Corvette & 1998-2002 Metro & Prizm
Vehicle: 1990 Buick Century Limited 3.3 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 v...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1990 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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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1990 Buick Century Limited 3.3 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove drive belt.
  • Remove alternator mounting bolts.
  • Disconnect connector from alternator.
  • Remove nut and B+ terminal from alternator.
  • Remove altern...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Active Handling System Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1990 Buick Century Custom 2.5 L4 GAS

This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned on as a bulb check. The lamp will also come on as the system is...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1990 Buick Century Custom 2.5 L4 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 1990 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1990 Buick Century Custom 2.5 L4 GAS

  • Rotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1990 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

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

RH Front Of Engine  Diagram for 1990 Buick Century Custom 2.5 L4 GASRH Front Of Engine Diagram for 1990 Buick Century Custom 2.5 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • A/C High Pressure Cut-Off Switch
  • A/C Compressor Clutch Connector
  • Splice S272
  • Splice S181
  • Splice S182
  • Center Front Of Engine  Diagram for 1990 Buick Century Limited 3.3 V6 GASCenter Front Of Engine Diagram for 1990 Buick Century Limited 3.3 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fusible Link A
  • Fusible Link E
  • Fusible Link F
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1990 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1990 Buick Century cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1990 Buick Century Custom 3.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1990 Buick Century Custom 3.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • License Light
  • Left Rear Marker Light
  • Right Rear Marker Light
  • Left Tail Stop Turn Light
  • Right Tail Stop Turn Light
  • 1990 Buick Century Custom 3.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1990 Buick Century Custom 3.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Outside Mirror Switch
  • Left Outside Mirror
  • Right Outside Mirror
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1990 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1990 Buick Century cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Car and Truck Fix It Right the First Time Issues
    Vehicle: 1990 Buick Century Custom 2.5 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: GM TIRE WARRANTY PROGRAM CLAIMS GOODWILL GUIDELINES - REVISED
    Vehicle: 1990 Buick Century Custom 2.5 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1990 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1990 Buick Century 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 1990 Buick Century 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 1990 Buick Century 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 1990 Buick Century 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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