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  • 1997 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS, CID:189, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:189, Engine VIN:, Desg:M
  • 1997 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS, CID:189, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:189, Engine VIN:, Desg:M

A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported 1997 Buick Century cars and light trucks from 1990+

General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 1996-97 -> Pressure Gauge Indication
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

Due to the different types of models and systems, the following typical pressure gauge indications should be used as a guide only, Fig. Refer to the "Performance Tests" or "System Pressure Check" for the particular model being tested....

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Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported 1997 Buick Century cars and light trucks from 1990+

Automatic Temperature Control Systems Diagnosis & Testing -> Cutlass Supreme, Grand Prix, Lumina, Monte Carlo, Regal & 1997 Century -> Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Intermittents
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

Before beginning diagnosis on this system, it is important to know how a properly operating system should work. Refer to Figs. and to compare and check system operations.

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs)

To access the display panel diagnostic system depress the "AUTO" and "OFF" buttons at the same time.

There are two display modes within the system diagnostics, the "Diagnostic Pointer" and the "Diagnostic Value." By rotating the "FAN" knob in either direction, the display will be toggled between Pointer and Value. Rotating the "TEMP" knob will switch diagno...

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported 1997 Buick Century cars and light trucks from 1990+

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Cutlass Supreme, Grand Prix, Lumina, Monte Carlo, 1996 Regal & 1997 Century -> Condenser, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

  • Remove air cleaner assembly.
  • Recover refrigerant as outlined under , then remove coolant recovery reservoir.
  • Remove engine strut brace bolts from upper tie bar and rotate strut and brace rearward.
  • Disconnect condenser refrigerant line fittings, then remove air intake resonator mounting nut...

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported 1997 Buick Century cars and light trucks from 1990+

Manual Air Conditioning & Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> Passenger Cars -> Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> Achieva, Beretta, Cavalier, Corsica, Cutlass, Grand Am, Malibu, Skylark & Sunfire -> Bonneville, LSS, LeSabre, Park Avenue, Regency, 88 & 98 -> Camaro & Firebird -> Caprice, Impala SS & Roadmaster -> Electronic Controls -> Manual Controls -> Metro & Prizm -> Preliminary Inspection
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

Camaro & Firebird

Refer to Fig. for heater system diagnosis.

Bonneville, LSS, LeSabre, Park Avenue, Regency, 88 & 98

Refer to Fig. for heater system diagnosis.

Achieva, Beretta, Cavalier, Corsica, Cutlass, Grand Am, Malibu, Skylark & Sunfire

Refer to Figs. and for heater system diagnosis.

Caprice, Impala SS & Roadmaster

Preliminary Inspection
  • Check and correct coolant level as necessary.
  • Ensure engine warms up to proper op...

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Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported 1997 Buick Century cars and light trucks from 1990+

Air Bag System Precautions -> General Motors Corp. -> Disarming -> 1990 -> 1990-93 -> 1990-95 -> 1990-97 -> 1991 -> 1991-93 -> 1991-94 -> 1991-95 -> 1992-93 -> 1992-99 -> 1993-2002 -> 1993-94 -> 1993-98 -> 1994 -> 1994-2002 -> 1994-95 -> 1994-96 -> 1994-98 -> 1995-2002 -> 1995-96 -> 1995-97 -> 1995-98 -> 1995-99 -> 1996 -> 1996-2001 -> 1996-97 -> 1997 -> 1997-2002 -> 1997-98 -> 1997-99 -> 1998-2000 -> 1998-2002 -> 1998-99 -> 1999 -> 1999-2000 -> 1999-2001 -> 1999-2002 -> 2000-02 -> 2001-02 -> 2002 -> 2003 -> 2003-04 -> 2003-04 Except Malibu Maxx -> Achieva & Skylark -> Alero -> Astro & Safari -> Aurora -> Avalanche -> Aveo -> Aztek & Rendezvous -> Beretta & Corsica -> Blazer, Jimmy, Sonoma & S-10 -> Bonneville, Eighty-Eight, LeSabre, LSS, Ninety-Eight & Regency -> Bravada, Envoy, Rainier, SSR & TrailBlazer -> C/K Series -> Camaro & Firebird -> Canyon & Colorado -> Caprice, Custom Cruiser & Roadmaster -> Catera -> Cavalier & Sunfire -> Century -> Corvette -> Coupe -> CTS -> Cutlass -> Cutlass Ciera & Cruiser -> Cutlass Supreme -> DeVille -> Eldorado -> Escalade -> Express, G Series & Savana -> Fleetwood -> Grand Am -> Grand Prix & Intrigue -> Impala -> ION -> L-Series -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Lumina -> Lumina APV, Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport & Venture -> Malibu -> Malibu Maxx -> Metro -> Monte Carlo -> Park Avenue -> Passenger Cars -> Prizm -> Reatta, Toronado & Trofeo -> Regal -> Riviera -> S-Series -> Sedan -> Seville -> Sierra & Silverado -> SRX -> Storm -> Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon & Yukon XL -> Tracker -> Vibe -> VUE -> XLR -> Zone 1 -> Zone 10 -> Zone 12 -> Zone 2 -> Zone 3 -> Zone 4 -> Zone 5 -> Zone 6 -> Zone 7 -> Zone 8 -> Zone 9 -> Zones 1 & 7 -> Zones 2 & 6 -> Zones 5 & 9 -> Zones 7 & 9
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 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.

Achieva & Skylark
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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Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported 1997 Buick Century cars and light trucks from 1990+

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Cutlass Supreme, Grand Prix, Lumina, Monte Carlo, 1996 Regal & 1997 Century -> Heater Core, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

  • Remove air cleaner, ducting and engine acoustic covers as necessary to allow access.
  • Drain cooling system into suitable container.
  • On models with 3.1L engines, rotate engine forward as follows:
    • Disconnect engine struts from engine.
    • Using a pry bar at engine strut bracket, rotate engine and transaxle assembly forward.
    • Align slave hole in engine strut with engine bracket hole, then insert engine strut attaching bolt.
  • On models with 3.4L engine proceed as follows:
    • Remove upper intake manifold.
    • Loosen fuel tank filler cap ...

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