1997 Buick Century Owners Manual and Maintenance Guide

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1997 Buick Century Owners Manual and Maintenance Guide

  • Seats and Restraint Systems
    • Seats and Seat Controls
    • Safety Belts: Theyre for Everyone
    • Here are Questions Many People Ask About Safety Belts — and the Answers
    • How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
    • Driver Position
    • Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
    • Right Passenger Position
    • Air Bag System
    • Center Passenger Position
    • Rear Seat Passengers
    • Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
    • Children
    • Built-In Child Restraints
    • Child Restraints
    • Larger Children
    • Safety Belt Extender
    • Checking Your Restraint Systems
    • Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
  • Features and Controls
    • Keys
    • Door Locks
    • Remote Keyless Entry
    • Trunk
    • Theft
    • PASS-Key II
    • New Vehicle \”Break-In\”
    • Ignition Positions
    • Starting Your Engine
    • Engine Coolant Heater
    • Automatic Transaxle Operation
    • Parking Brake
    • Shifting Into PARK (P)
    • Shifting Out of PARK (P)
    • Parking Over Things That Burn
    • Engine Exhaust
    • Running Your Engine While Youre Parked
    • Windows
    • Horn
    • Tilt Steering Wheel
    • Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
    • Exterior Lamps
    • Interior Lamps
    • Mirrors
    • Storage Compartments
    • Ashtrays and Lighter
    • Sun Visors
    • Auxiliary Power Connection
    • Sunroof
    • Cellular Phone Provisions
    • Instrument Panel — Your Information System
    • Instrument Panel Cluster
    • Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
  • Comfort Controls and Audio Systems
    • Comfort Controls
    • Manual Single Zone Climate Control
    • Dual ComforTemp Climate Control
    • Dual Automatic ComforTemp Climate Control
    • Ventilation System
    • Rear Window Defogger
    • Audio Systems
    • Setting the Clock
    • AM-FM Stereo
    • AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player
    • AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player and Automatic Tone Control
    • AM-FM Stereo with Compact Disc Player and Automatic Tone Control
    • AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape and Compact Disc Player with Automatic Tone Control
    • Theft-Deterrent Feature
    • Audio Steering Wheel Controls
    • Understanding Radio Reception
    • Tips About Your Audio System
    • Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
    • Care of Your Compact Discs
    • Fixed Mast Antenna
    • Backglass Antenna
  • Your Driving and the Road
    • Defensive Driving
    • Drunken Driving
    • Control of a Vehicle
    • Braking
    • Steering
    • Off-Road Recovery
    • Passing
    • Loss of Control
    • Driving at Night
    • Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
    • City Driving
    • Freeway Driving
    • Before Leaving on a Long Trip
    • Highway Hypnosis
    • Hill and Mountain Roads
    • Winter Driving
    • Loading Your Vehicle
    • Towing a Trailer
  • Problems on the Road
    • Hazard Warning Flashers
    • Jump Starting
    • Towing Your Vehicle
    • Engine Overheating
    • Cooling System
    • If a Tire Goes Flat
    • Changing a Flat Tire
    • Compact Spare Tire
    • If Youre Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
  • Service and Appearance Care
    • Service
    • Fuel
    • Fuels in Foreign Countries
    • Filling Your Tank
    • Checking Things Under the Hood
    • Engine Oil
    • Air Cleaner
    • Automatic Transaxle Fluid
    • Engine Coolant
    • Power Steering Fluid
    • Windshield Washer Fluid
    • Brakes
    • Battery
    • Bulb Replacement
    • Tires
    • Appearance Care
    • Cleaning the Inside of Your Buick
    • Cleaning the Built-in Child Restraint
    • Care of Safety Belts and Built-in Child Restraint Harness
    • Cleaning Glass Surfaces
    • Cleaning the Outside of the Windshield and Wiper Blades
    • Weatherstrips
    • Cleaning the Outside of Your Buick
    • Cleaning Aluminum Wheels
    • Cleaning Tires
    • Sheet Metal Damage
    • Finish Damage
    • Underbody Maintenance
    • Chemical Paint Spotting
    • Appearance Care Materials Chart
    • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
    • Service Parts Identification Label
    • Electrical System
    • Replacement Bulbs
    • Capacities and Specifications
    • Vehicle Dimensions
    • Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
    • Air Conditioning Refrigerants
  • Maintenance Schedule
    • Introduction
    • Your Vehicle and the Environment
    • How This Section is Organized
    • Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
      • Using Your Maintenance Schedule
      • Selecting the Right Schedule
      • Footnotes
      • Footnotes
    • Part B: Owner Checks and Services
      • At Each Fuel Fill
      • At Least Once a Month
      • At Least Twice a Year
      • At Least Once a Year
    • Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
      • Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
      • Exhaust System Inspection
      • Radiator and Heater Hose Inspection
      • Throttle Linkage Inspection
      • Brake System Inspection
    • Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
    • Part E: Maintenance Record
  • Customer Assistance Information
    • Customer Satisfaction Procedure
    • Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
    • Roadside Assistance
    • GM Participation in an Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
    • Warranty Information
    • Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
    • Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
    • Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
    • Ordering Service and Owner Publications in Canada
  • Index
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