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

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Achieva, Grand Am & Skylark -> Evaporator Core, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Buick Skylark Limited 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Recover refrigerant as outlined under .
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove front exhaust system heat shield.
  • Remove three attaching bolts, then swing cradle cross brace aside.
  • Disconnect refrigerant lines from evaporator, then lower vehicle.
  • Remove under dash insulator panel from righthand side.
  • Disconnect electrical connector at heater core cover on heater A/C m...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Buick Skylark AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Front Disc Brake (Type 2) -> Caliper Service -> Caliper Assemble -> Caliper Disassemble -> Caliper Installation -> Caliper Removal
Vehicle: 1996 Buick Skylark Limited 2.4 L4 GAS

Caliper Removal
  • Remove approximately 2/3 of brake fluid from master cylinder.
  • Raise and support front of vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Position suitable pliers over inboard pad and housing as shown in Fig. , and squeeze pliers to compress caliper piston.
  • If caliper assembly is being removed for service, remove inlet fitting attaching bolt, copper washer, and inlet fitting from caliper housing. Plug opening in inlet fitting to prevent fluid loss and contamination. Do not crimp brake hose, as this may damage internal structure of hose. If only shoe and lining assemblie...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Buick Skylark AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1980-06 Gasoline Engine Models Except Catera, LeMans (1988-93) Metro, Nova (1985-88), Saturn & Sprint -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 1996 Buick Skylark Gran Sport 3.1 V6 GAS

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

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Buick Skylark Limited 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Install a brass drift or a screwdriver to prevent rotor from turning.
  • Remove axle nut and washer.
  • Remove ball joint pinch bolt, then using a suitable pry bar, separate ball joint from knuckle.
  • Remove drive axle from hub and bearing assembly using front hub spindle remover t...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Buick Skylark AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Buick Skylark Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Disconnect alternator electrical connectors.
  • Rotate or lift belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension f...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Buick Skylark AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Low Coolant Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1996 Buick Skylark Custom 2.4 L4 GAS

This lamp should light when engine coolant level in the radiator drops below a predetermined le...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Buick Skylark AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Buick Skylark Custom 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain cooling system.
  • Remove air intake duct assembly.
  • Disconnect upper transaxle cooler line.
  • Disconnect upper radiator hose.
  • Disconnect lower transaxle cooler line.
  • Disconnect cooling fan electrical connector, then remove cooling fan mounting bolts.
  • Remove cooling fan...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Buick Skylark AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Buick Skylark Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

  • Remove belt guard, if equipped.
  • Lift or rotate tension...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Buick Skylark AUTOMOBILES

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

RH Rear Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1996 Buick Skylark Custom 2.4 L4 GASRH Rear Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1996 Buick Skylark Custom 2.4 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • A/C Clutch Relay
  • Fuel Pump Relay
  • Fan Control Relay
  • Blower Motor Relay
  • Lower LH Side Of Steering Column Diagram for 1996 Buick Skylark Limited 3.1 V6 GASLower LH Side Of Steering Column Diagram for 1996 Buick Skylark Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Splice S-200
  • Splice S-202
  • Splice S-204
  • Splice S-205
  • Splice S-127
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Buick Skylark AUTOMOBILES

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

    1996 Buick Skylark Gran Sport 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Buick Skylark Gran Sport 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Sensing Diagnostic Module
  • Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM)
  • Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
  • PRNDL Control Module
  • 1996 Buick Skylark Custom 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Buick Skylark Custom 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • A/C Compressor Clutch Relay
  • A/C Compressor Clutch
  • Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1996 Buick Skylark AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 1996 Buick Skylark Custom 3.1 V6 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 Skylark Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

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

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