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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 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, Grand Prix, Impala, Intrigue, Lumina, Monte Carlo & Regal -> Water Pump, Replace -> 3.1L Engine -> 3.4L Engine -> 3.5L Engine -> 3800 Engine
Vehicle: 2000 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

3.1L Engine
  • Drain engine coolant into suitable container.
  • Remove serpentine drive belt, then disconnect radiator and heater hoses.
  • Remove water pump attaching bolts, then the water pump, Fig. .
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Clean water pump mating surfaces
    • Torque water pump mounting bolts to 8 ft. lbs.
3.4L Engine
  • Drain cooling system.
  • Remove drive belt guard, then loosen water pump pulley bolts.
  • Remove water pump pulley attac...

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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 DBC 7 -> Description -> Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) -> Brake Pressure Modulator Valve (BPMV) -> Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) Module -> Enhanced Traction System (ETS) -> System Components -> System Operation -> Traction Control System (TCS) -> Traction Control System (TRAC) On/Off Switch -> Wheel Speed Sensors (WSS)
Vehicle: 2003 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

System Operation

Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)

The ABS system will control hydraulic pressure in the individual wheel circuits to prevent any wheel from slipping. A separate hydraulic line and specific solenoid valves are provided for each wheel. The ABS can decrease, hold or increase hydraulic pressure to each wheel brake. However, it cannot increase hydraulic pressure above what the master cylinder is transmitting.

Enhanced Traction System (ETS)

The ETS limits wheel slip during acceleration when one or more of the drive wheels are accelerating too rapidly and the brake switch is off. T...

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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: 2001 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 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 3.3 V6 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+.

Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Intermittent & Poor Connections -> Intermittents -> Poor Connections
Vehicle: 2005 Buick Century Special Edition 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 Buick Century AUTOMOBILES

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

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1999 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 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: 1998 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 Gauge Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1997 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

The Check Gauge warning lamp will light to warn the driver to inspect the oil pressure gauge, engine coolant temperature ga...

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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: 1995 Buick Century Special 2.2 L4 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • 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 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: 2000 Buick Century Limited 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+.

RH Side of Engine Diagram for 1993 Buick Century Special 3.3 V6 GASRH Side of Engine Diagram for 1993 Buick Century Special 3.3 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor
  • Crankshaft Position Sensor
  • Engine Coolant Temperature Sender
  • Splice S-171
  •  Diagram for 2003 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS Diagram for 2003 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • A/C Compressor Clutch
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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.

    1992 Buick Century Special 3.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1992 Buick Century Special 3.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Park Brake Switch
  • Brake Fluid Level Switch
  • Brake Indicator
  • Daytime Running Lights Module
  • 1992 Buick Century Custom 3.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1992 Buick Century Custom 3.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Horn Relay
  • RH Horn
  • Horn Switch
  • LH Horn
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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: WHEELS - INFO ON INSTALLATION OF AFTER MARKET STYLES
    Vehicle: 1985 Buick Century Custom 2.5 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: CRANKS BUT WILL NOT RUN - CHART A-3 - S/M REVISION
    Vehicle: 1992 Buick Century Custom 3.3 V6 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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