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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) -> Tightening Specifications
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

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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+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Hydraulic Brake System Specifications
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

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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) -> Caliper Service -> Disassemble -> Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Century Custom 3.1 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 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+.

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: 1998 Buick Century Limited 3.1 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 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+.

Power Brake Units -> Precautions
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

  • After disassembling a power brake unit, soak all metal parts in solvent.
  • Use only alcohol on parts containing rubber. After the parts have been thoroughly cleaned and rinsed in solvent, they should be rewashed in clean alcohol before assembling.
  • Use compressed air...

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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) -> 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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