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  • 1997 Buick Lesabre Custom 3.8 V6 GAS, CID:231, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:231, Engine VIN:, Desg:K
  • 1997 Buick Lesabre Limited 3.8 V6 GAS, CID:231, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:231, Engine VIN:, Desg:K

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Buick Lesabre AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1997 Buick Lesabre cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> General Service
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Limited 3.8 V6 GAS

Two basic types of power assist mechanisms are used: vacuum assist diaphragm assemblies, which use engine vacuum or, in some cases vacuum pressure developed by an external vacuum pump. The second type is a hydraulic pressure assist mechanism, which use pressure developed by an external pump (usually the power steering pump). Both systems act to increase the force exerted on the master cylinder piston by the operator. This in turn increases the hydraulic pressure delivered to the wheel cylinders, while decreasing driver effort necessary to obtain acceptable stopping performance.

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Buick Lesabre AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1997 Buick Lesabre cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Bosch Type 5 -> DIAGNOSIS & TESTING -> 1997-98 Bonneville, Eighty Eight, LeSabre, LSS, Park Avenue & Regency -> 1997-98 Corvette -> 1997-98 DeVille, Eldorado & 1997 Seville -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Electromagnetic Interference Test -> Ignition Cycle Default -> Intermittents & Poor Connections -> Scan Tool
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Custom 3.8 V6 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

  • Turn ignition switch to Off position.
  • Connect suitably programmed scan tool connected to Data Link Connector (DLC), located on lefthand side of instrument panel below steering column.
  • Turn ignition switch to On position.
  • Select scan tool's Special Functions.
  • Select and run Automated Test.
  • Note Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs).

Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation

Refer to Figs. through for Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) identification.

Intermittents & Poor Connections

Intermittent failures in the anti-lock brake system may be difficult to accuratel...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Buick Lesabre AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1997 Buick Lesabre cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Front Disc Brake (Type 2) -> Caliper Service -> Disassemble -> Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Limited 3.8 V6 GAS

Replace
  • Remove approximately 2/3 of brake fluid from master cylinder.
  • Raise and support front of vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Using suitable C-clamp, push piston back into caliper bore, Fig. .
  • 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 assemblies are to be replaced, do not disconnect brake line fitting fr...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Buick Lesabre AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1997 Buick Lesabre cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> Type 5 -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> Parking Brake Cable
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Custom 3.8 V6 GAS

  • If any parts are of doubtful strength or quality due to heat discoloration, or are worn, replace them.
  • Inspect wheel cylinder dust boots for signs of excessive wear or damage. If any leakage is apparent replace wheel cylinder.
  • Clean dirt and/or rust from brake drum, backing plate and all other components. Do not use compressed air or dry brush to clean brake parts. Many brake parts contain asbestos fibers which, if inhaled, can cause serious injury. Clean brake parts with a water soaked rag or a suitable vacuum cleaner to minimize airborne dust.
Brake Drums

Any time the brake drums are r...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Buick Lesabre AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1997 Buick Lesabre cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> Power Brake Unit Service -> AC-Delco Single Diaphragm Type -> AC-Delco Tandem Diaphragm Type -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Overhaul -> Toyota/GM Single Diaphragm Type
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Custom 3.8 V6 GAS

AC-Delco Tandem Diaphragm Type

This brake booster is not serviceable and should be replaced as an assembly.

AC-Delco Single Diaphragm Type

This brake booster is not serviceable and should be replaced as an assembly.

Toyota/GM Single Diaphragm Type
Overhaul
Disassemble
  • Attach holding fixture tool No. J-22805-01, or equivalent, to front of booster, then mount fixture in vise. Mounting holes of holding fixture may have to be elongated toward inside in order to accommodate booster master cylinder studs.
  • Scribe matching marks between front and rear booster shells to aid assembling.
  • R...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Buick Lesabre AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1997 Buick Lesabre cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Front Disc Brake (Type 2) -> Caliper Specifications
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Custom 3.8 V6 GAS

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