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1996 Buick Skylark 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 Skylark AUTOMOBILES

    Compressor Service -> Harrison V5 Variable Displacement Compressor -> Compressor Clutch Service -> Clutch Coil, Replace -> Clutch Plate & Hub Assembly, Replace -> Clutch Rotor & Bearing, Replace -> Installation -> Removal
    Vehicle: 1996 Buick Skylark Custom 2.4 L4 GAS

    Clutch Plate & Hub Assembly, Replace

    Service procedures given are for compressor removed and mounted in suitable holding fixture. However, on most applications, compressor clutch components can be serviced without removing compressor or recovering refrigerant from system. If refrigerant recovery becomes necessary, refer to > for procedure.

    To prevent serious internal compressor damage, when removing or installing clutch components, never apply pressure directly to the compressor shaft. Always use a suitable shaft protector.

    Refer to Fig. when performing compressor servic...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Buick Skylark AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Front Disc Brake (Type 2) -> Rotor, Replace -> Camaro & Firebird -> Except Camaro & Firebird
    Vehicle: 1996 Buick Skylark Gran Sport 3.1 V6 GAS

    Except Camaro & Firebird
    • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
    • Remove caliper assembly from rotor as described in "Caliper Service."
    • Remove caliper assembly mounting bracket attaching bolts, then the mounting bracket.
    • Remove rotor from hub and bearing assembly.
    • Reverse procedure to install.
    Camaro & Firebird
    • Remove caliper as described in "Caliper Removal" under "Caliper Service."
    • Remove caliper mounting bracket attaching bolts, then the caliper mounting bracket.
    • Remove wheel bearing lubricant c...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Buick Skylark AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Component Locations -> Skylark (1986-98), Somerset (1985-87), Achieva, Calais & Grand Am (1985-98)
    Vehicle: 1996 Buick Skylark Custom 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 Custom 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 Gran Sport 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 -> Check Gauge Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1996 Buick Skylark Custom 2.4 L4 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 Skylark AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 1996 Buick Skylark Gran Sport 3.1 V6 GAS

    Lower

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Remove right side electric cooling fan.
    • 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.
    • R...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Buick Skylark AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Buick Skylark Gran Sport 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+.

    Behind LH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1996 Buick Skylark Gran Sport 3.1 V6 GASBehind LH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1996 Buick Skylark Gran Sport 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Automatic Door Lock Relay
  • Power Window Control Module
  • Connector C-204
  • Connector C-326
  • Splice S-237
  • Rear Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1996 Buick Skylark Limited 3.1 V6 GASRear Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1996 Buick Skylark Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Bracket Throttle Body
  • Cable Cruise Control
  • Module Cruise Control
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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 Custom 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Buick Skylark Custom 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • A/C Compressor Clutch Relay
  • A/C Compressor Clutch
  • Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
  • 1996 Buick Skylark Gran Sport 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Buick Skylark Gran Sport 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Hi Beam Indicator
  • RH Composite Headlamp Assembly
  • LH Composite Headlamp Assembly
  • Turn/Hazard-Headlamp Switch Assembly
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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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