Buick Century Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Buick Century
Buick Century Problems
The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Our technicians tell us that operating the engine with a coolant/oil mix can result in internal engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct these leaks.
One or more power window switch may fail. The affected window may work intermittently before failing completely.
A door window may move slowly or stop in mid travel due to a failing power window motor. The affected window may start working again after the motor cools off. Replacing the faulty window motor will commonly correct this concern.
Buick Century Questions
No tail,backup, or licence plate lights in trunklid. Found a burned wire, maybe ground but can't find source. Wire burned from right rear qpanel to light plug in trunk. Is this common? Went to to junk yards for that wire harness and 2 other Buicks had same burned wires. Dash lights work when ...
If u slooowly press gas pdl it will clean up and make ok power but takes soo long its dangerouse. Revs up fine in N.??? Is throwing , exahst code and ignition spark coil code.
Buick Century Recalls
The air bag warning label on the sun visors does not comply with required size and content guidelines. GM mailed customers a new label to install on their visors.
The side air bag inflator may separate from the air bag module during deployment. This may cause reduced protection and injury to occupants. Dealers will replace the side impact air bag module.
Buick Century Reviews
My grandfather bought this car brand new in 96' and did nothing more than the usual tune ups, oil changes, brakes, tires belts, etc... Sadly he passed away in 2007 and the car was left to me with approx. 92,000 miles on it. There is now around 98,000 on it and is in excellent shape other than a few dents and dings that I caused lol. Overall thought, I think this is an excellent car and would re...
As many problems as I've had with this car, I just can't seem to part with it! I've had the intake manifold gasket done twice, and the transmission just conked out on me for the second time. Still, I'm wrestling with getting rid of it. It handles like a dream, especially in snow, the engine still has a lot of pep to it, and with regular maintenance, it has had few problems in the 5 years I've h...
What would make a 2005 Buick Century leak gas out on the carburator intake every now and then?