1990 Buick Century Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Buick Century

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1990 Buick Century Problems

Power Window Switch May Fail

One or more power window switch may fail. The affected window may work intermittently before failing completely.

Wear In Outer Tie Rod Ends Can Cause Steering Problems

The outer tie rod ends on the steering linkage may wear causing excessive free play in the steering and uneven tire wear. If the worn tie rod ends are replaced, the wheel alignment should be checked and adjusted as necessary.

Oil-soaked spark plug wire rubber boots can cause misfire or rough idle

The spark plug wire rubber boots may get soaked with oil, causing a misfire or rough idle.

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1990 Buick Century Questions

I have a 1988 Buick Century and it will start and run for 45 minutes then just (1 answer)

when the car heats up it stalls out and will not restart until the next day when it has cooled down.My Mec had it for a week thought it was the ECM put a new one in but it still has the same problem.The car has fuel pressure.I need some help on this one guys. It is a 1988 Buick Century.

My buick wont start. (1 answer)

Its a 1990 buick century limited with a 3.3L V6. It starts for just a second and dies. We thought it was a fuel problem so we replaced the fuel pump, in line filter, And i just replaced the fuel pressure regulator. and it still doesn't start. we also put sea foam in the tank as well to clear...

How to remove and replace thermostat (2 answers)

I don't know how to get the thermostat

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1990 Buick Century Recalls

Recall 95V173000
THESE VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH REAR OUTBOARD SAFETY BELT ANCHORAGES THAT MAY NOT WITHSTAND THE REQUIRED LOAD. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS NO.210, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY ANCHORAGES."
Recall 92V124000
THE POWER SEAT OR RECLINER WIRING HARNESS CAN BE PINCHED OR CAN CHAFE ON THE SEAT FRAME OR SPRING SUPPORT ROD, WEARING THROUGH THE WIRE INSULATION AND CAUSING AN ELECTRICAL SHORT.

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1990 Buick Century Reviews

Car has had it's minor problems but has always got me from point A-B. I also have been rear-ended before, hard, and the back of the car held up very well.
I HAVE A 1990 BUICK CENTRY 3300 I HAVE CHANGED INJECTORS FUEL PUMP FUEL REGALATOR IT TRYS TO RUN BUT WONT THE COIL PACK HAS 3 SEPERIT COILS I NEED TO KNOW DOES THE#1 AND#4 COIL GO TOWARDS THE ALTANATOR OR TOWARDS THE READITOR AND I NEED TO KNOW WHAT THE FIRING ORDER IS ROTATION IS CLOCKWISE PLEASE HELP
Where should I start? I'm 17, and this is my second car (my first was a Shovette lol). I found this car early in March of 2011. It was an old hunk of junk in some lady's barn. It was hers but the water pump went out and then she just used it to store hay and feed the horses from the trunk. I got it for $50, towed it home and slapped a water pump in it and it has been running since. I got it at ...

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