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

Compressor Service -> Harrison HD6/HT6 Compressor -> Shaft Seal, Replace -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited Wagon 5.7 V8 GAS

Removal
  • Recover refrigerant as outlined under >, then loosen and reposition compressor in brackets.
  • Remove clutch plate and hub as outlined under "Compressor Clutch Service."
  • Remove shaft seal retaining ring.
  • Clean inside of compressor neck area around shaft and seal seat to prevent damage to compressor from entry of dirt.
  • Place seal protector tool No. J-33021, or equivalent, over end of shaft to avoid chipping ceramic seat. Engage knurled tangs of seal seat remover/installer tool No. J-23128-A, or equivalent, into recessed portion of seal seat by turning handle clockwise. Remove s...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Buick Roadmaster AUTOMOBILES

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

  • Grease or any other foreign material must be kept off the brake linings, caliper, surfaces of the disc and external surfaces of the hub, during service procedures. Handling the brake disc and caliper should be done in a way to avoid deformation of the disc and nicking or scratching brake linings.
  • If inspection reveals rubber piston seals are worn or damaged, they should be replaced immediately.
  • During removal and installation of a wheel assembly, exercise care so as not to interfere wi...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Buick Roadmaster 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: 1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited 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 v...

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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

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Buick Roadmaster 5.7 V8 GAS

If shims are used between starter and engine block, they should be placed in their original location during installation.

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove starter to engine b...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Buick Roadmaster AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Anti-Lock Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1996 Buick Roadmaster 5.7 V8 GAS

This lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. The lamp may light for as long as 30 seconds as a bulb and system inspection. If lamp remains lit or lights while operating the vehicle, a fault condition in the anti-lock brake system is indicated. When lamp is lit, turn ignition Off, then restart engine. If l...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Buick Roadmaster AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Buick Roadmaster 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 Wagon 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+.

Brake Pressure Modulator Valve (BPMV) w/Electronic Brake Control Module Diagram for 1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited Wagon 5.7 V8 GASBrake Pressure Modulator Valve (BPMV) w/Electronic Brake Control Module Diagram for 1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited Wagon 5.7 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Brake Pressure Modulator Valve
  • Electronic Brake Control Module
  • Windshield Washer Pump
  • Engine Harness
  • Body Harness
  • Engine Compartment Locations Diagram for 1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7 V8 GASEngine Compartment Locations Diagram for 1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Cooling Fan Relay
  • Data Link Connector
  • A/C Clutch Relay
  • Brake Switch
  • AIR Pump Relay
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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 Limited Wagon 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited Wagon 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Sun Load Temperature Sensor
  • Heater and A/C Control
  • Outside Air Temperature Sensor
  • Inside Temperature Sensor
  • 1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited Wagon 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited Wagon 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Windshield Wiper And Washer Switch
  • Rear Window Wiper Motor
  • Endgate Window Release Switch
  • Rear Windshield Wiper Pump Motor
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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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