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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+

    Serpentine Drive Belt Routing -> Domestic Passenger Cars -> General Motors Corp. & Saturn
    Vehicle: 1992 Buick Century Limited 3.3 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+.

    DRUM BRAKES, GENERAL MOTORS -> Type 4 -> REMOVAL
    Vehicle: 1991 Buick Century Special 2.5 L4 GAS

    • Raise and support rear of vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
    • Remove brake drum. If brake lining is dragging on brake drum, back off brake adjustment by rotating adjusting screw. Refer to individual car chapter for procedure.If brake drum is rusted or corroded to axle flange and cannot be removed, lightly tap axle flange to drum mounting surface with a suitable hammer.
    • Using brake spring pliers or equivalent, remove brake return springs,Fig. .
    • Using suitable pliers, remove hold-down sp...

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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: 1996 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: 2004 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 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: 2002 Buick Century Limited 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: 1993 Buick Century Limited 2.2 L4 GAS

    Upon removal of starter, note if any shims are used. If shims are used, they should be reinstalled in their original location during installation.

    If starter is noisy during cranking, remove one .015 inch double shim or add one .015 inch single shim to outer bolt. If starter makes a high pitched whine after firing, add .015 inch d...

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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: 1999 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 -> Low Washer Fluid Indicator ->
    Vehicle: 1996 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

    The windshield washer solvent tank has a switch that closes when the wash...

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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: 1994 Buick Century Special 3.1 V6 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: 1995 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+.

     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
  • 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.

    1988 Buick Century Custom 2.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1988 Buick Century Custom 2.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Fuse Block
  • 1988 Buick Century Custom 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1988 Buick Century Custom 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Idle Air Control Motor
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Coolant Fan Relay
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor
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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: PROGRAMMING OF REPLACEMENT ONSTAR VEHICLE COMMUNICATION AND INTERFACE MODULES (VCIM)
    Vehicle: 2003 Buick Century 3.1 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Aux Equip, Phone, Jacks, Trailer Hitches, Towing
  • Electronic Devices, Computers, PROMS, Sensors
  • Document: OWNER MANUAL AND WARRANTY INFORMATION IN SERVICE INFORMATION (SI) WEBSITE / DISTRIBUTED ON CD
    Vehicle: 1991 Buick Century Limited 2.5 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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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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