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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Buick Park Avenue AUTOMOBILES

General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 1998-2000 -> Refrigerant Recovery
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8 V6 GAS

R-134a systems require the use of special service equipment designed specifically for R-134a systems. R-12 servicing equipment cannot be used on R-134a systems.

R-12 recovery stations cannot be used on R-134a systems. A separate recovery station must be used on R-134a systems. The refrigerants are not compatible and will contaminate the R-12 recovery station.

The use of refrigerant recovery and recycling stations allows the recovery and reuse of refrigerant after contaminants and moisture have been removed.

When using a recovery or recycling station...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Buick Park Avenue AUTOMOBILES

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Bosch Type 5 -> DESCRIPTION -> Brake Pressure Modulator Valve -> Electronic Brake Control Module/Electronic Brake Traction Control Module -> Front -> Rear -> System Components -> System Operation -> Wheel Speed Sensors
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8 V6 GAS

System Operation

The Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) minimizes wheel lock-up during heavy braking. The ABS monitors each wheel's speed and controls brake fluid pressure to each wheel independently, Figs. through . A separate hydraulic line and solenoid valve for each wheel allows hydraulic pressure to be modulated, preventing wheel lock-up. The ABS can decrease, hold or increase hydraulic pressure.

The system continuously monitors all components, uses several methods to determine faults and notify the driver of malfunctions. When the engine is started, the ABS electrical circuitry is f...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Buick Park Avenue AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Component Locations -> Electra (1985-90), Park Avenue (1991-98), LeSabre (1999-86), DeVille (1985-05), CTS, DTS, Fleetwood (1985-92), 88 (1999-86), 98 (1985-96), LSS, Regency, Bonneville (1987-05) & STS (2005-06)
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8 V6 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Buick Park Avenue AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 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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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Buick Park Avenue AUTOMOBILES

Description
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8 V6 GAS

The TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitor System) alerts the driver when a large change in the pressure of one tire exists. The system detects a tire pressure condition while the vehicle is in motion, once a tire pressure condition is detected, the system alerts the driver whenever the ignition is turned On. The system does not inform the driver which tire is low, but that there is a tire with low pressure.

The TPMS uses EBCM/EBTCM (Electronic Brake Control Module/Electronic Brake and Traction Control Module), wheel sp...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Buick Park Avenue AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 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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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Buick Park Avenue AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 1998-99 Park Avenue
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8 V6 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Place the ignition switch in the Off position, then remove the SIR (Supplemental Inflatable Restraint) fuse from the underhood fuse panel.
  • Remove the lefthand sound insulator fasteners, Fig. . Note the location of the lefthand sound insulator fasteners so they can be installed at the same positions. Improper installation of the fasteners may result in brake or accelerator pedal binding. SIR system wiring and components are l...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Buick Park Avenue AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Park Avenue 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 warni...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Buick Park Avenue AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Park Avenue 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 1998 Buick Park Avenue AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8 V6 GAS

  • Rotate tensioner counterclockwise to remove the dri...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Buick Park Avenue AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1998 Buick Park Avenue cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

LH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1998 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8 V6 GASLH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1998 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • LH Footwell Lamp
  • LH Heater Temperature Sensor
  • Connector Inflatable Restraint Steering Wheel Module Coil
  • LH IP Sound Insulator
  • Below Rear Seat Diagram for 1998 Buick Park Avenue  3.8 V6 GASBelow Rear Seat Diagram for 1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Door Module
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Buick Park Avenue AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1998 Buick Park Avenue cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1998 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Cruise Control Module
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Brake Pressure Modulator Valve
  • A/C Compressor Clutch
  • 1998 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Windshield Wiper Washer Switch
  • Remote Function Actuator Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1998 Buick Park Avenue AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1998 Buick Park Avenue cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 1998 Buick Park Avenue 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: 1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1998 Buick Park Avenue AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1998 Buick Park Avenue 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 1998 Buick Park Avenue 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 1998 Buick Park Avenue 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 1998 Buick Park Avenue 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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