Buick Electra (1985 - 1990)
Complete coverage for your vehicle
Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Buick Electra, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Buick Electra. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 900 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Buick Electra can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive.
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Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac Full-size models Haynes Repair Manual for 1985 thru 2005 FWD vehicles covering Buick Electra (’85 thru ’90)/ LeSabre and Park Avenue, Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale/Ninety-eight and Regency, and Pontiac Bonneville (’85 thru’05) with gasoline engines
PLEASE NOTE that this manual is intended for vehicles built to US specifications and do not cover diesel models unless specifically stated. Although it is useful when the products or systems are similar to those in other markets, there may still be significant differences, especially in areas concerned with safety and emission control.
Does not include diesel engine, supercharger info, or rear-wheel drive models
Table of contents
Chapter 1: Tune-up and routine maintenance
Chapter 2: Part A: Engines
Chapter 2: Part B: General overhaul procedures
Chapter 3: Cooling, heating and air conditioning systems
Chapter 4: Fuel and exhaust systems
Chapter 5: Engine electrical systems
Chapter 6: Emissions and engine control systems
Chapter 7: Automatic transaxle
Chapter 8: Driveaxles
Chapter 9: Brakes
Chapter 10: Suspension and steering systems
Chapter 11: Body
Chapter 12: Chassis electrical system
The final version of the was released in 1985 as a front wheel drive, moving away from the rear wheel drive of its predecessor. The vehicle came in sedan and coupe form, with a reduced size exterior, giving the car a smaller appearance than previous models. The engine sizes ranged from a 3 liter V6, 3.8 liter V6 and 4.3 liter Oldsmobile diesel V6, usually in four-speed automatic transmission. Our extensive Electra 1985 - 1990 repair manual provides you with comprehensive guidance to help you carry out routine servicing and full-scale repair work.