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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported Buick Century cars and light trucks from 1990+

Vacuum & Wiring Diagrams -> Passenger Cars -> Cooling Fan
Vehicle: 1995 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported Buick Century cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Delphi (Delco-Moraine) Type VI -> DIAGNOSIS & TESTING -> 1997 -> 1997-98 -> 1997-98 Except 1998 Grand Prix -> 1998 -> 1998 Grand Prix -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Achieva, Cutlass, Grand Am, Malibu & Skylark -> Camaro & Firebird -> Cavalier & Sunfire -> Century, Cutlass Supreme, Grand Prix, Intrigue, Lumina, Monte Carlo & Regal -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Electromagnetic Interference Test -> Ignition Cycle Default -> Intermittents & Poor Connections -> Metro & Prizm -> Scan Tool
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) may be read using a suitably programed scan tool. There are no provisions for flash code diagnostics.

  • Before beginning service, perform the following preliminary inspection:
    • Check master cylinder for proper brake fluid level.
    • Inspect hydraulic modulator for any leaks or wiring damage.
    • Inspect brakes at all four wheels to ensure no drag exists and that brakes are operating normally.
    • Check wheel bearings for any excessive wear or damage.
    • Inspect wheel speed sensors for correct air gap, solid sensor attachment, damaged...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Buick Century cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

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: 1995 Buick Century Special 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 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported Buick Century cars and light trucks from 1990+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1992 Buick Century Special 2.5 L4 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Install a brass drift or a screwdriver to prevent rotor from turning.
  • Remove shaft nut and washer.
  • Remove brake caliper from steering knuckle and suspend caliper assembly.
  • Remove rotor from hub and bearing assembly, then stabilizer shaft or link from control arm.
  • Remove ball joint from steering knuckle.
  • Remove drive axle from transaxle using axle shaft remover tool No. J-33008, a...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported Buick Century cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Wiring Diagrams -> Wire Color Code Identification
Vehicle: 1999 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

Refer to Fig. for wirin...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported Buick Century cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1991 Buick Century Custom 2.5 L4 GAS

  • Remove air cleaner assembly.
  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Disconnect electrical connector from alternator.
  • Remove drive belt.
  • Remove generator mounting bolts.
  • Remove bolt from brace to alternator.
  • Remove nut from...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Cabin air filter locations and replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Buick Century cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. as equipped to the current model year.

Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 1997-2005 Century, Regal, 1998-2002 Intrigue & 2000-05 Impala & Monte Carlo
Vehicle: 2005 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 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Buick Century cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Check Fuel Cap Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1998 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 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported Buick Century cars and light trucks from 1990+

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1996 Buick Century Special 2.2 L4 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Remove right side electric cooling fan.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp from water pump housing using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump housing and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure t...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Buick Century cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1994 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 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

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

LH Side of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1993 Buick Century Special 2.2 L4 GASLH Side of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1993 Buick Century Special 2.2 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Cruise Control Servo
  • Connector C-101
  • Ground G-106
  • Fusible Link C
  • Fusible Link B
  • Right Hand Side Of Instrument Panel Compartment Diagram for 2005 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GASRight Hand Side Of Instrument Panel Compartment Diagram for 2005 Buick Century Limited 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 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

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

    1990 Buick Century Custom 2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1990 Buick Century Custom 2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Tank Unit
  • License Lights
  • RH Tail Lights
  • LH Tail Stop Turn Lights
  • LH Rear Marker Light
  • 2003 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Interface Unit
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: RELEASE OF DEXRON III (H-REVISION) AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID (ATF)
    Vehicle: 1985 Buick Century Limited 3.0 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
  • Document: NO START - DEAD BATTERY/PARASITIC DRAW - TEST PROC
    Vehicle: 1989 Buick Century Limited 2.5 L4 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Starting Problems
  • Auto Systems:
  • Starting, Charging, Battery
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

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