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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+

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Century, Cutlass Ciera & Cutlass Cruiser -> EXPANSION TUBE (ORIFICE), REPLACE
Vehicle: 1992 Buick Century Special 2.5 L4 GAS

  • Recover refrigerant from A/C system.
  • Loosen nut at liquid line to evaporator inlet pipe connection. Carefully re move tube, using needle nosed pliers or other suitable tool.
  • If expansion tube is seized in its receptacle, remove impacted residue as completely as possible. Using a suitable heat gun, or equivalent (hair dryer), apply heat to area 1/4 inches from inlet pipe dimples (if pressure switch is located near this area,...

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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+.

HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEM, GENERAL MOTORS -> TROUBLESHOOTING -> CHECKING FOR FLUID LEAKAGE -> ROAD TESTING
Vehicle: 1991 Buick Century Limited 2.5 L4 GAS

When troubleshooting the hydraulic brake system, perform the following checks and inspections as outlined below. If problem still exists within system, refer toFig. first, then toFig. as necessary.

ROAD TESTING

When testing brakes, ensure the road is level and dry. Test brakes at both light and heavy pedal pressure. Do not lock up brakes or slide tires during a brake test.

Check the tires on the vehicle before performing a brake test. Tires should be equally inflated, identical in size ...

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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: 2003 Buick Century 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: 2004 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 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: 2005 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

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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: 2004 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove drive belt from alternator.
  • Place coolant recovery reservoir aside for access.
  • Remove alternator rear bracket nut.
  • Remove alternator mounting bolts.
  • Disconnect electrical connector from alternator.
  • Remove protective boot from alternator output BAT terminal.
  • Remove alternator output BAT...

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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: 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 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 -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2005 Buick Century Special Edition 3.1 V6 GAS

This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned on as a bulb check. If the air b...

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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+

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1992 Buick Century Special 3.3 V6 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at water outlet pipe using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from water outlet pipe.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at heater core using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to i...

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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: 1993 Buick Century Special 2.2 L4 GAS

  • Remove coolant reservoir. Ensure engine is cool when removing coolant reservoir. Drain coolant into a suitable container.
  • Rotate tensioner clockwise u...

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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+.

RH Rear Of Engine Diagram for 1991 Buick Century Special 3.3 V6 GASRH Rear Of Engine Diagram for 1991 Buick Century Special 3.3 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Detonation Sensor
  • Fuel Pump/Oil Pressure Sender/Switch
  • Idle Speed Power Steering Pressure Switch
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Upper Left Side Of Instrument Cluster Diagram for 2003 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GASUpper Left Side Of Instrument Cluster Diagram for 2003 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Headlamp Switch Connector
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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.

    1989 Buick Century Estate Wagon 3.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1989 Buick Century Estate Wagon 3.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Electronic Spark Timing Distributor
  • Service Engine Soon
  • Electronic Control Module
  • 1990 Buick Century Custom 3.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1990 Buick Century Custom 3.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Release Relay
  • Transaxle Position Switch
  • Turn Flasher
  • Release Solenoid
  • Rear Wiper/Washer Control Switch
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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 VI AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID (ATF) - REVISED
    Vehicle: 1986 Buick Century Limited 2.8 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chemicals, Antifreeze, Additives
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
  • Document: 4T60 - NEW 1-2 AND REVERSE BANDS - INFO/SERV PROC
    Vehicle: 1985 Buick Century Limited 3.8 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
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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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