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

Air Bag System Precautions -> General Motors Corp. -> Arming -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Passenger Cars
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Limited 3.8 V6 GAS

Passenger Cars

Reverse disarming procedures to arm the Supplemental Restraint System, noting the following:

  • Ensure all disconnected SRS electrical connectors are securely connected and routed.
  • Install all removed fuses in proper locations.
  • From a safe position at sides of or below air bag module, Turn ignition switch to ON position and observe Air Bag or SRS warning lamp.
  • On all models except Prizm and 1990 Corvette, warning lamp should flash seven to nine times, then go off.
  • On Prizm models, warning lamp should light for six seconds,...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Buick Lesabre AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Application Chart
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Limited 3.8 V6 GAS

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Buick Lesabre AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1980-06 Gasoline Engine Models Except Catera, LeMans (1988-93) Metro, Nova (1985-88), Saturn & Sprint -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Limited 3.8 V6 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Buick Lesabre AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Limited 3.8 V6 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...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Buick Lesabre AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Custom 3.8 V6 GAS

When removing starter, note if any shims are used between starter and mounting surface. If shims are found, reinstall in original locations.

If starter is noisy during cranking, remove one .015 inch double shim or add one .015 inch single shim to outer bolt. If starter makes a high pitched whine after engine...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Buick Lesabre AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Limited 3.8 V6 GAS

This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned on as a bulb check. If the air b...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Buick Lesabre AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Custom 3.8 V6 GAS

  • Drain engine coolant.
  • Remove upper fan mounting bolts.
  • Remove upper radiator panel.
  • Remove coolant hoses from radiator and coolant recovery tank hose from radiator neck.
  • Dis...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Buick Lesabre AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Limited 3.8 V6 GAS

  • On models equipped with airbag, disable airbag system.
  • On all models, disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Rotate tensioner counterclockwise using suitable tool to remove drive belt.
  • Remove tensioner pulley attaching bolt, then remove pulley.
  • Remove power steering pump from bracket and position aside.
  • Loosen, but do not remove, alternator attaching bolts, then remove alter...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Buick Lesabre AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1997 Buick Lesabre cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Center Front Of Vehicle Diagram for 1997 Buick Lesabre Limited 3.8 V6 GASCenter Front Of Vehicle Diagram for 1997 Buick Lesabre Limited 3.8 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Inflatable Restraint Front End Discriminating Sensor
  • RH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1997 Buick Lesabre Custom 3.8 V6 GASRH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1997 Buick Lesabre Custom 3.8 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Inflatable Restraint IP Module
  • Connector Inflatable Restraint IP Module
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Buick Lesabre AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1997 Buick Lesabre cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1997 Buick Lesabre Limited 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Buick Lesabre Limited 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Sunroof Control Module
  • 1997 Buick Lesabre Custom 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Buick Lesabre Custom 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Remote Function Actuator Module
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Lamp Control Module
  • Headlamp Dimmer Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1997 Buick Lesabre AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1997 Buick Lesabre cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 1997 Buick Lesabre Custom 3.8 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: 1997 Buick Lesabre Custom 3.8 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1997 Buick Lesabre AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1997 Buick Lesabre 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 1997 Buick Lesabre 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 1997 Buick Lesabre 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 1997 Buick Lesabre 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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