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2002 Buick Century CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Buick REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

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    Vehicle: 2002 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

    Passenger Cars

    The Sensing and Diagnostic Module (SDM) can maintain enough voltage to cause air bag deployment for up to 10 minutes after the ignition is turned Off and the battery is disconnected. Servicing the Supplemental air bag (SIR) system during this period may result in accidental deployment and personal injury.

    Achieva & Skylark
    1994-96
    • Ensure front wheels are in straight-ahead position.
    • Turn ignition switch to LOCK position.
    • Remove AIR BAG fuse from fuse block.
    • On 1995 models, remove lefthand sound insulator panel to ac...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Front Disc Brake -> Rotor Replacement
    Vehicle: 2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

    • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
    • Remove caliper assembly from rotor as outlined under "Caliper Service."
    • Rem...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Except Aveo, LaCrosse, LeMans (1988-93), Malibu & Malibu Maxx (2004-05), Metro, Nova, Prizm, Spectrum & Storm -> Engine Fuel Pressure Service Port -> Engines Less Fuel Pressure Service Port
    Vehicle: 2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

    Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

    Prior to disconnecting fuel lines, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental spray of fuel.

    After the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveability symptoms may occur. The vehicle may need to be driven while the vehicle relearns its adaptive strateg...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 2002 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

    To prevent personal injury and/or component damage, do not allow the weight of the vehicle to load the front wheels, or attempt to operate the vehicle, when the wheel drive shaft(s) or wheel drive shaft nut(s) are removed. To do so may cause the inner bearing race to separate, resulting in damage to brake and suspension components and loss of vehicle control.

    Wheel drive shaft boots, seals and clamps should be protected from sharp objects any time service is performed on or near the wheel drive shaft(s). Damage to the boot(s), the seal(s) or the clamp(s) may cause lubrican...

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    TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

    Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Intermittent & Poor Connections -> Intermittents -> Poor Connections
    Vehicle: 2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

    Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

    Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC (Data Link Connector) and follow manufacturer's instructions.

    Diagnostic Tests

    Refer to Figs. through for diagnostic test procedures.

    Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

    Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC (Data Link Connector), and follow manufacturer's instructions.

    Intermittent & Poor Connections

    Intermittents

    Most intermittents are caused by faulty electrical connections or wiring. Inspect for the following:

    • Wiring broken inside insulation.
    • Poor connection between male and female terminal ...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove mounting bolts and lower starter.
    • Disconnect starter e...

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    CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

    Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 1997-2005 Century, Regal, 1998-2002 Intrigue & 2000-05 Impala & Monte Carlo
    Vehicle: 2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 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 windshield wipers in the up position by turning the ignition switch Off when the wipers reach the desired position.
    • Open the hood.
    • Lift the righthand side of the rear hood seal from the flange in the area of the rig...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Low Coolant Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

    This lamp should light when engine coolant level in the radiator drops below a predetermined le...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 2002 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

    Lower

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition hose clamp from water pump housing using hose clamp pliers J 38185 or equivalent.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump housing.
    • Remove lower radiator air deflector.
    • Reposition hose clamp from radiator using hose clamp pliers J 38185 or equivalent.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator and from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedu...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Rotate tensioner counterclockwise using suitable tool to remove ...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2002 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 2002 Buick Century cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Left Side Of Instrument Panel Diagram for 2002 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GASLeft Side Of Instrument Panel Diagram for 2002 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC)
  • Remote Control Door Lock Receiver (RCDLR)
  • Inside Left Side Of Instrument Panel Compartment Diagram for 2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GASInside Left Side Of Instrument Panel Compartment Diagram for 2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Compartment Lid Release Switch
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2002 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2002 Buick Century cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Blower Motor
  • HVAC Control Module
  • Blower Motor Control Processor
  • 2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Generator
  • Charge
  • Stator
  • Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC)
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2002 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2002 Buick Century cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 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: 2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2002 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2002 Buick Century 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 2002 Buick Century 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 2002 Buick Century 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 2002 Buick Century 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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