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

General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 2001-02 -> System Inspection -> Compressor -> Condenser -> Evaporator -> Receiver-Drier/Accumulator -> Refrigerant Line Restrictions -> Thermostatic Expansion Valve
Vehicle: 2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

While a detailed diagnostic procedure for all air conditioning systems would be impractical due to the many variations in construction and operation, there are three fundamental components of a total diagnosis:

  • Refrigerant systems must have an adequate, but not excessive charge.
  • Determination must be made whether the refrigerant system is governed by a cycling clutch compressor or by valves which control evaporator pressure.
  • The air distribution system (blower motor, switches, vacuum lines and air ducts) must be operational before checking the ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Rear Disc Brake (Type 1) -> Precautions
Vehicle: 2002 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 worn or damaged rubber piston seals, they should be replaced.
  • During removal and installation of a wheel assembly, ensure not to interfere with or damage ca...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Except Aveo, Chevette 1.8L Diesel, Corvette, GTO, LaCrosse, Malibu (2004-06) & Malibu Maxx, Vibe, XLR, 2004-05 Corvette & 1998-2002 Metro & Prizm
Vehicle: 2002 Buick Century Limited 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 v...

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

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2002 Buick Century Custom 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

Wiring Diagrams -> Wire Color Code Identification
Vehicle: 2002 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

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

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Rotate or lift belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from drive belt.
  • Remove drive belt.
  • Disconnect alternator electrical connectors and power steering line clip.
  • ...

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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 Limited 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 -> Check Fuel Cap Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

The Check Fuel Cap Lamp will illuminate momentarily when the ignition switch is placed in the on position as a bulb check. If...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Remove fuel injector sight shield.
  • Release clamp on heater inlet hose using hose clamp pliers J 38185 or equivalent.
  • Disconnect heater inlet hose from inlet pipe.
  • Release clamp on heater inlet hose using hose clamp pliers J 38185 or equivalent.
  • Disconnect heater inlet hose from heater core.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to ...

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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+.

Lower Center Of Instrument Panel Diagram for 2002 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GASLower Center Of Instrument Panel Diagram for 2002 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • HVAC Control Module
  • HVAC Control Module Connector
  • Right Hand Side Of Instrument Panel Compartment Diagram for 2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GASRight Hand Side Of Instrument Panel Compartment Diagram for 2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Compartment Lamp Switch
  • Instrument Panel Fuse Block
  • Instrument Panel Compartment
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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:
  • Rear Window Defogger Relay
  • Rear Defogger Switch
  • Rear Window Defogger Grid
  • Radio Noise Suppressor
  • Defogger On Indicator
  • 2002 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Compartment Lid Release Relay
  • Body Control Module
  • Rear Compartment Courtesy Lamp
  • Remote Control Door Lock Receiver
  • Rear Compartment Lid Release Switch
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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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