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1996 Buick Roadmaster CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Buick REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Buick Roadmaster AUTOMOBILES

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Vehicle: 1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited Wagon 5.7 V8 GAS

Passenger Cars

Body Control Module (BCM)
Alero & Grand Am

This procedure must be performed if the BCM, Passlock sensor or PCM is replaced. If BCM is not properly programmed, it will not control all the features properly.

  • Ensure battery is fully charged and ignition switch is in the ON position.
  • Connect a suitably programmed Tech II, or equivalent, scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC).
  • Access scan tool "Special Functions" menu and follow scan tool instructions to program BCM.
  • If BCM fails to accept the pr...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Buick Roadmaster AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Front Disc Brake (Type 1) -> Rotor, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7 V8 GAS

  • Remove caliper assembly from steering knuckle as described in "Caliper Removal" under "Caliper Service."
  • On models with anti-lock brakes, proceed as follows:
    • Remove wheel speed sensor retaining bolt from rear side of steering knuckle.
    • Remove wheel speed sensor from steering knuckle and position aside.
  • On all models, remove wheel bearing lubricant cap from center of rotor.
  • Remove cotter pin, nut and washer from steering knuckle as...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Buick Roadmaster AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Component Locations -> 1985-96 Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet (Except Camaro & Corvette), Oldsmobile & Pontiac (Except Firebird) Rear Wheel Drive Models 4.3L, 5.0L (VIN E) & 5.7L (VIN 6, 7 & P)
Vehicle: 1996 Buick Roadmaster 5.7 V8 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Buick Roadmaster AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Buick Roadmaster 5.7 V8 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark position of shaft in relation to pinion flange for reassembly.
  • Remove straps securing universal joint to pinion flange, then disconnect shaft from flange.
  • Tape bearing cups to universal joint to prevent ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Buick Roadmaster AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Buick Roadmaster 5.7 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Disconnect positive cable from alternator BAT terminal.
  • Remove nut and bolt.
  • Loosen nut and move brace out of way.
  • Remove bolt, nut and brace.
  • Remove nuts, bolt and also brace.
  • Reposition alternator to make access to electrical connections easier.
  • Remove engine harness electrical connector from alternator.
  • Remove alternator from vehic...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Buick Roadmaster AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7 V8 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 1996 Buick Roadmaster AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited Wagon 5.7 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable, then remove air intake duct and resonator.
  • Drain coolant into suitable containers through valve located in left radiator end tank.
  • Disconnect engine coolant hoses from radiator, then remove engine cooling fans.
  • Disconnect and plug transmission cooler and engine oil cooler lines, if equipped.
  • Disconnect coolant reco...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Buick Roadmaster AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7 V8 GAS

Unless directed otherwise, ignition and start switch must be in OFF or LOCK position, and all electrical loads must be OFF before servicing any electrical component. Disconnect negative battery cable to prevent an electrical spark should a tool or equipment come in contact with an exposed electrical terminal. Failure to follow these precautions may result in personal injury and/or damage to ...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Buick Roadmaster AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1996 Buick Roadmaster cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Front Of Radiator Diagram for 1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited Wagon 5.7 V8 GASFront Of Radiator Diagram for 1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited Wagon 5.7 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Engine Harness
  • Forward Lamp Harness
  • Brace Radiator Support
  • Emergency Vehicle Front Lamp Harness
  • Hood Latch Bracket
  • LH Lower Side Of Engine Diagram for 1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7 V8 GASLH Lower Side Of Engine Diagram for 1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Knock Sensor
  • Heated Oxygen Sensor
  • Engine Oil Level Sensor
  • Engine Harness
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Buick Roadmaster AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1996 Buick Roadmaster cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1996 Buick Roadmaster  5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Buick Roadmaster 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Blower Motor Resistor
  • Blower Motor
  • Blower Motor High Speed Relay
  • Heater and A/C Control Blower Switch
  • Heater and A/C Control Selector Switch
  • 1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited Wagon 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited Wagon 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • A/C Compressor Clutch Coil
  • A/C Cycling Switch
  • A/C Compressor Relay
  • Idle Speed Control Power Steering Pressure Switch
  • Heater and A/C Control Selector Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1996 Buick Roadmaster AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1996 Buick Roadmaster cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 1996 Buick Roadmaster 5.7 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: New Website for AFIT, TPM, and VDR Updates
    Vehicle: 1996 Buick Roadmaster 5.7 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1996 Buick Roadmaster AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1996 Buick Roadmaster 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 1996 Buick Roadmaster 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 1996 Buick Roadmaster 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 1996 Buick Roadmaster 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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