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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

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Century, Grand Prix, Impala, Intrigue, Lumina, Monte Carlo & Regal -> HVAC Module, Replace
Vehicle: 2002 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

  • Recover refrigerant as outlined under .
  • Remove air cleaner assembly if necessary.
  • Remove nuts from cross vehicle brace, then the cross vehicle brace from vehicle.
  • Drain cooling system into suitable container.
  • Remove instrument panel trim pad as outlined under "Dash Panel, Replace."
  • Remove passenger side SIR inflator module.
  • Remove brake pedal reinforcement nuts.
  • Remove air distribution ducts from cross vehicle beam.
  • Remove bolts from relay bracket and position relay bracket aside.
  • Remove bolts from BCM bracket and position BCM brac...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Precautions
Vehicle: 2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

  • After disassembling power brake unit, soak metal components in solvent.
  • Use only alcohol on components containing rubber. After components have been thoroughly cleaned and rinsed in solvent, they should be washed again in clean alcohol before assembly.
  • Use compressed air to blow dirt and cleaning fluid from ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Component Locations -> Century (1982-05), Regal, Celebrity, Cutlass Ciera, Cutlass Cruiser & 6000 2.5L, 2.8L MFI, 3.1L, 3.3L & 3.8L Engines
Vehicle: 2002 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

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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

Reset Procedures
Vehicle: 2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

The Low Tire Pressure indicator will turn On when the pressure in one of the tires becomes 12 psi. lower or higher then the other three. The TPMS uses the ABS (Anti-Lock Brake System) wheel speed sensors to determine if a tire is low by a variation in wheel speed.

  • Inflate all tires to vehicle manufacturer's specifications.
  • Place the ignition swi...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2002 Buick Century Limited 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 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 -> Low Coolant Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2002 Buick Century Limited 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

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

  • Remove battery, then drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Remove air cleaner assembly, then drain engine coolant into a suitable container.
  • Remove engine strut upper brace bolts from upper tie bar and rotate strut and brace rearward.
  • Disconnect upper radiator mounting panel bolts and c...

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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+.

Rear Compartment Below Rear Deck Diagram for 2002 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GASRear Compartment Below Rear Deck Diagram for 2002 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Low Frequency Audio Amplifier
  • Low Frequency Audio Amplifier Connector
  • Air Bag Modules And Side Impact Sensor Diagram for 2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GASAir Bag Modules And Side Impact Sensor Diagram for 2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Steering Wheel
  • Inflatable Restraint Steering Wheel Module
  • Inflatable Restraint I/P Module
  • Inflatable Restraint Side Impact Module
  • B-Pillar
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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 Limited 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Coolant Level Switch
  • Horn
  • Secondary Air Injection (AIR) Pump
  • Cornering Lamp- Left
  • Fog Lamp- LF
  • 2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Back-Up Lamp- Left
  • Back-Up Lamp- Right
  • Park/ Neutral Position 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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