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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 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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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 -> Troubleshooting -> Master Cylinder Internal Fluid Leakage Check -> Road Test
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

When troubleshooting the hydraulic brake system, perform the following checks and inspections as outlined below. If problem still exists within system, refer to Fig. first, then to Figs. and as necessary.

Master Cylinder Internal Fluid Leakage Check

Start engine and depress the brake pedal. If the pedal gradually falls under constant pressure, the hydraulic system may be leaking. Raise the vehicle on a lift and check all tubing lines and backing plates for signs of leakage. It may be necessary to ...

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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) -> Precautions
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Century Custom 3.1 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 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 -> Power Brake Unit Service -> AC-Delco Single Diaphragm Type -> AC-Delco Tandem Diaphragm Type -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Overhaul -> Toyota/GM Single Diaphragm Type
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Century Limited 3.1 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 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 -> General Service
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

Two basic types of power assist mechanisms are used: vacuum assist diaphragm assemblies, which use engine vacuum or, in some cases vacuum pressure developed by an external vacuum pump. The second type is a hydraulic pressure assist mechanism, which use pressure developed by an external pump (usually the power steering pump). Both systems act to increase the force exerted on the master cylinder piston by the operator. This in turn increases the hydraulic pressure delivered to the wheel cylinders, while decreasing driver effort necessary to obtain acceptable stopping performance.

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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 -> Adjustments -> Parking Brake Adjustment -> Service Brake Adjustment
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

Service Brake Adjustment
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark relationship of wheel to axle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Remove brake drum. If drum is difficult to remove, proceed as follows:
    • Ensure parking brake is released.
    • Back off parking brake cable adjustment.
    • Remove access hole plug from backing plate, insert screwdriver through hole and push parking brake lever off its stop.
    • Insert punch through hole in splash shield Fig. , tap on punch to loosen drum. Then remove drum.
  • Measure inside diameter of drum using tool J 21177-A or J22364-01, or equivalent.
  • Adjust by turning star wheel ...

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