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  • 1998 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS, CID:189, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:189, Engine VIN:, Desg:M
  • 1998 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS, CID:189, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:189, Engine VIN:, Desg:M

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1998 Buick Century cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Front Disc Brake (Type 2) -> Troubleshooting -> Brake Roughness
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

Brake Roughness

The most common cause of brake chatter on disc brakes is a variation in thickness of the disc. If roughness or vibration is encountered during highway operation or if pedal pulsation is experienced at low speeds, the disc may have excessive thickness variation. To check for this condition, measure the disc at 12 points with a micrometer at a radius approximately one inch from edge of disc. If thickness measurements vary by more than .0005 inch,...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1998 Buick Century cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Rear Disc Brake (Type 1) -> Caliper Service -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

Replace
  • Remove 2/3 of brake fluid from master cylinder reservoir.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark relationship of wheel to axle flange, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Using a suitable C-clamp compress caliper piston enough for clearance.
  • Remove brake hose from caliper plug openings in caliper and brake hose to prevent fluid loss and contamination.
  • Remove caliper bolts, then the caliper housing from rotor and caliper bracket.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Torque caliper bolts to 32 ft. lbs.
    • Torque brake hose bolt to 31 ft. lbs.
Disassemble
  • Pad interior of caliper...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1998 Buick Century cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Front Disc Brake (Type 2) -> Troubleshooting -> Brake Roughness
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

Brake Roughness

The most common cause of brake chatter on disc brakes is a variation in thickness of the disc. If roughness or vibration is encountered during highway operation or if pedal pulsation is experienced at low speeds, the disc may have excessive thickness variation. To check for this condition, measure the disc at 12 points with a micrometer at a radius approximately one inch from edge of disc. If thickness measurements vary by more than .0005 inch,...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1998 Buick Century cars and light trucks from 1990+.

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Vehicle: 1998 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

Brake System Bleed

Before bleeding the brakes, the front and rear displacement cylinder pistons must be returned to their top most position as outlined under "Rehome."

Rehome
Scan Tool

All Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) must be repaired and cleared before attempting to rehome displacement cylinder pistons. Using suitably programmed scan tool, follow tool manufacturers instructions.

Less Scan Tool

On 1997-98 models, refer to " Scan Tool."

ABS warning lamp must not be illuminated. Do not place foot on brake pedal unless specifically directed to do so.

  • Remove foot from brake pedal.
  • Start engine...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1998 Buick Century cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> Type 5 -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> Parking Brake Cable
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Century Limited 3.1 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 1998 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1998 Buick Century cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> Type 5 -> Description
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

This brake assembly operates with fewer parts, but is equal to other drum brake systems in performance. In this assembly, a ...

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