1990 Buick Century Repair and Maintenance

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

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.

Leaking Water Pump May Cause Coolant Loss and Overheating

A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. The engine may overheat as a result of the coolant loss. A leaking water pump should be replaced.

 

High Pressure Power Steering Hose Can Leak Fluid

The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.

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1990 Buick Century Questions

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

maybe someone can help me with my 1990 buick century stationwagon 3300 motor (1 answer)

the car starts but does not run once you apply the accelorator the car stalls i have replaced the fuel pump and filter the module the maf sensor the crank position sensor the fuel regulator and the car starts but once you step on the gas or manually try and throttle the car from under the hood...

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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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