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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+.

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

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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 -> PRECAUTIONS -> ABS Service
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Custom 3.8 V6 GAS

ABS Service

Before performing any repairs on the ABS system, note the following precautions:

  • Before using electric welding equipment, disconnect EBTCM.
  • Carefully note routing, position and mounting ABS and TCS wiring, connectors, clips and brackets. ABS and TCS are extremely sensitive to electromagnetic interference.
  • Do not use a fast charger when battery is connected. Never disconnect battery from system with engine running.
  • Ignition switch must be in Off position when disconnecting EBTCM.
  • Many ABS system components ...

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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 -> Component Service -> Assemble -> Aurora, Bonneville, Eighty-Eight, LeSabre, LSS, Park Avenue, Regency & Riviera -> Corvette -> Disassemble -> Except Aurora, Bonneville, Eighty-Eight, LeSabre, LSS, Park Avenue, Regency & Riviera -> Master Cylinder Overhaul -> Wheel Cylinder Overhaul
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Limited 3.8 V6 GAS

Master Cylinder Overhaul
Except Aurora, Bonneville, Eighty-Eight, LeSabre, LSS, Park Avenue, Regency & Riviera
Disassemble

Refer to Figs. and when performing the following procedures.

  • Remove master cylinder from vehicle as follows:
    • Disconnect and plug hydraulic lines.
    • Remove two master cylinder attaching nuts, then the master cylinder.
  • Remove reservoir cover and diaphragm. Discard old brake fluid in reservoir.
  • Inspect cover and diaphragm.
  • Remove fluid level switch, if equipped.
  • On models with compact master cylinder, remove proportioner valve assembly, Fig. .
  • On all models, depress pri...

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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) -> Precautions
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Custom 3.8 V6 GAS

  • Grease or any other foreign material must be kept off brake linings, caliper, surfaces of disc and external surfaces of hub during service procedures.
  • Handling brake disc and caliper should be done in a way to avoid deformation of disc and nicking or scratching brake linings.
  • If inspection reveals rubber piston seals are worn or damaged, they should be replaced.
  • During removal and installation of a wheel assembly, ensure not to interfere with or dam...

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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 -> Component Service -> Assemble -> Aurora, Bonneville, Eighty-Eight, LeSabre, LSS, Park Avenue, Regency & Riviera -> Corvette -> Disassemble -> Except Aurora, Bonneville, Eighty-Eight, LeSabre, LSS, Park Avenue, Regency & Riviera -> Master Cylinder Overhaul -> Wheel Cylinder Overhaul
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Custom 3.8 V6 GAS

Master Cylinder Overhaul
Except Aurora, Bonneville, Eighty-Eight, LeSabre, LSS, Park Avenue, Regency & Riviera
Disassemble

Refer to Figs. and when performing the following procedures.

  • Remove master cylinder from vehicle as follows:
    • Disconnect and plug hydraulic lines.
    • Remove two master cylinder attaching nuts, then the master cylinder.
  • Remove reservoir cover and diaphragm. Discard old brake fluid in reservoir.
  • Inspect cover and diaphragm.
  • Remove fluid level switch, if equipped.
  • On models with compact master cylinder, remove proportioner valve assembly, Fig. .
  • On all models, depress pri...

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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 -> PRECAUTIONS -> ABS Service
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Limited 3.8 V6 GAS

ABS Service

Before performing any repairs on the ABS system, note the following precautions:

  • Before using electric welding equipment, disconnect EBTCM.
  • Carefully note routing, position and mounting ABS and TCS wiring, connectors, clips and brackets. ABS and TCS are extremely sensitive to electromagnetic interference.
  • Do not use a fast charger when battery is connected. Never disconnect battery from system with engine running.
  • Ignition switch must be in Off position when disconnecting EBTCM.
  • Many ABS system components ...

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