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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: 1996 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+.

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Front Disc Brake (Type 2) -> Caliper Service -> Disassemble -> Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

Replace
  • Remove approximately 2/3 of brake fluid from master cylinder.
  • Raise and support front of vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Using suitable C-clamp, push piston back into caliper bore, Fig. .
  • If caliper assembly is being removed for service, remove inlet fitting attaching bolt, copper washer, and inlet fitting from caliper housing. Plug opening in inlet fitting to prevent fluid loss and contamination. Do not crimp brake hose, as this may damage internal structure of hose. If only shoe and lining assemblies are to be replaced, do not disconnect brake line fitting fr...

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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: 1997 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: 2005 Buick Century Special Edition 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: 1997 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 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 double shims until noise ceases.

  • Disconnect battery negative cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove nut from brace at A/C compressor.
  • Disconnect wiring from front of frame.
  • Remove 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: 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 -> Active Handling System Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2003 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned on as a bulb check. The lamp will also come on as the system is...

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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+

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Buick Century Limited 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 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 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+.

Internal Electronic Component Locations Diagram for 2004 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GASInternal Electronic Component Locations Diagram for 2004 Buick Century Limited 3.1 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • 3-4 Shift Solenoid (SS) Valve Assembly
  • Pressure Control (PC) Solenoid Valve Assembly
  • Transmission Fluid Temperature (TFT) Sensor
  • 2-3 Shift Solenoid (SS) Valve Assembly
  • Automatic Transmission Input Shaft Speed (A/T ISS) Sensor Assembly
  • Bose Speaker - LH Side Of Rear Window Panel Diagram for 2005 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GASBose Speaker - LH Side Of Rear Window Panel Diagram for 2005 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Body Wiring Harness
  • Radio Rear Bose Speaker
  • Rear Window Panel
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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 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
  • 2004 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Buick Century Custom 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Blower Motor Resistor Assembly
  • Blower Motor
  • High Blower Relay
  • HVAC Control Module
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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: GM GUIDELINES FOR CHANGING TIRE AND WHEEL ASSEMBLIES
    Vehicle: 1986 Buick Century Estate Wagon 2.5 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: 90 DEGREE V6 - MAIN BEARING CAP SIDE SEAL OIL LEAK
    Vehicle: 1985 Buick Century Estate Wagon 3.8 V6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Leaks
  • Auto Systems:
  • Gasoline Engines
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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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