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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.


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.