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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+.

Drum Brakes -> Type 5 -> Precautions
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Custom 3.8 V6 GAS

When working on or around brake assemblies, care must be taken to prevent breathing asbestos dust, as many manufacturers incorporate asbestos fibers in the production of brake linings. During routine service operations the amount of asbestos dust from brake lining wear is at a low level due to a chemical breakdown during use, and a few precautions will minimize exposure.

  • Do not sand or grind brake linings unless suitable local exhaust ventilation equipment is used to prevent excessive asbestos exposure.
  • Wear a suitable respirator approved for asbestos dust use during all repair proced...

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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+.

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Bosch Type 5 -> SYSTEM SERVICE -> 1997-98 Corvette -> 1997-98 DeVille, Eldorado, 1997 Seville, 1997-98 Bonneville, Eighty Eight, LeSabre, LSS, Park Avenue & 1997-98 Regency -> Auto Bleed -> Brake Pressure Modulator Valve -> Brake System Bleed -> Component Replacement -> Electronic Brake Traction Control Module -> Front -> Hydraulic System Flush -> Manual Bleed -> Pressure Bleed -> Rear -> Wheel Speed Sensor
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Limited 3.8 V6 GAS

Brake System Bleed

Auto Bleed

Perform manual or pressure bleeding as outlined under " Manual Bleed" or "Pressure Bleed" before auto bleeding system

  • Turn ignition switch to Off position.
  • Raise and support vehicle. remove all tire and wheel assemblies.
  • Inspect brake system for leaks and damage. Repair as necessary.
  • Connect suitable programmed scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC) located on lefthand side of instrument panel below steering column.
  • Turn ignition switch to On position. Do not start engine.
  • Establish scan tool communications by selecting ABS/TCS, Special Functions and Automate Bl...

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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+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Brake System Bleed -> Bleed Sequence -> Hydraulic System Flush -> Manual -> Pressure
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Limited 3.8 V6 GAS

Manual

Pressure bleeding is recommended for all hydraulic systems. However, if a pressure bleeder is unavailable, use the following procedure. Brake fluid damages painted surfaces. Immediately clean any spilled fluid.

  • Remove vacuum reserve by pumping brakes several times with engine off.
  • Fill master cylinder reservoir with clean brake fluid. Do not let reservoir fall below half full during bleeding procedure.
  • If necessary, bleed master cylinder as follows:
    • Loosen master cylinder forward brake line connection until fluid flows from reservoir, then tighten brake line.
    • Instruct an ass...

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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 -> Adjustments -> AC-Delco Single Diaphragm Type -> AC-Delco Tandem Diaphragm Type -> Air Method -> Brake Pedal -> Gauge Method -> Pushrod -> Toyota/GM Single Diaphragm Type
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Limited 3.8 V6 GAS

Brake Pedal
Toyota/GM Single Diaphragm Type
  • With engine running and brake pedal in rest position, measure distance between face of pedal and floor mat.
  • If distance is not 5.79-6.18 inches, adjust pedal height as follows:
    • Remove left lower instrument panel trim section and air duct.
    • Loosen stop lamp switch sufficiently to gain clearance for pedal adjustment.
    • Loosen locknut and rotate pedal pushrod as needed to obtain specified pedal height, then tighten locknut.
    • Adjust position of brake light switch so that plunger lightly contacts pedal stopper and brake lamps are off when pedal is release...

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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 Limited 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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