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

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Vehicle: 1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7 V8 GAS

Passenger Cars

The Sensing and Diagnostic Module (SDM) can maintain enough voltage to cause air bag deployment for up to 10 minutes after the ignition is turned Off and the battery is disconnected. Servicing the Supplemental air bag (SIR) system during this period may result in accidental deployment and personal injury.

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1994-96
  • Ensure front wheels are in straight-ahead position.
  • Turn ignition switch to LOCK position.
  • Remove AIR BAG fuse from fuse block.
  • On 1995 models, remove lefthand sound insulator panel to ac...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Buick Roadmaster AUTOMOBILES

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

Removal
  • Remove caliper assembly from steering knuckle as described in "Caliper Removal" under "Caliper Service."
  • Remove inboard shoe. Dislodge outboard shoe and position caliper on front suspension so the brake hose will not support the weight of the caliper.
  • Remove shoe support spring from piston.
  • Remove two sleeves from inboard ears of caliper.
  • Remove four rubber bushings from grooves in each of caliper ears.
Installation
  • Lubricate new sleeves, rubber bushings, bushing grooves and mounting bolt ends with Delco Silicone Lube or its equivalent.
  • Install new bushings and sleeves in caliper ...

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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 Limited Wagon 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 Limited 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 -> Check Gauge Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7 V8 GAS

The Check Gauge warning lamp will light to warn the driver to inspect the oil pressure gauge, engine coolant temperature ga...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Buick Roadmaster AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1996 Buick Roadmaster 5.7 V8 GAS

Lower

  • Disconnect negative battery cable.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Remove radiator upper mounting panel bolts or radiator fan shroud bolts.
  • Remove nuts holding radiator outlet hose bracket to air conditioning compressor studs.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator housing.
  • Coolant recovery reservoir front hose at reservoir and throttle body tube.
  • Coolant recovery reservoir rear hose at reservoir and radiator.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Reposition hose clamp from thermostat housing using hose clamp...

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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+.

Bottom Of LH ``A'' Pillar Diagram for 1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7 V8 GASBottom Of LH ``A'' Pillar Diagram for 1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Convenience Center
  • Hazard Flasher
  • Turn Signal Flasher
  • Park Brake Indicator Switch
  • Front Center Of I/P Diagram for 1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7 V8 GASFront Center Of I/P Diagram for 1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Radio
  • Blower Switch
  • Ashtray Lamp
  • Ashtray Assembly
  • Heater-A/C Control
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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:
  • Temperature Valve
  • Recirculation Valve
  • Heater Vent Air Conditioning (HVAC) Module
  • Mode Valve Actuator
  • Defroster Valve Actuator
  • 1996 Buick Roadmaster  5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Buick Roadmaster 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Secondary Engine Coolant Fan Relay
  • Secondary Coolant Fan Motor
  • Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
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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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