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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1994 Buick Century

1994 Buick Century

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1994 Buick Century Problems

Engine -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

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.
 

Miscellaneous -- Verified

The inside door handle may break causing the door not to open from the inside.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

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

1994 Buick Century Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., September 22, 1994

Summary: WATER INTRUSION CAN CAUSE A SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE POWER DOOR LOCK ASSEMBLY.

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Body, Interior & Misc., October 19, 1995

Summary: 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."

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Drive Train, February 4, 1994

Summary: DURING ASSEMBLY, WATER MAY HAVE ENTERED THE ACCELERATOR CONTROL CABLE CONDUIT CAUSING IT TO DEVELOP A HIGH EFFORT AND/OR BINDING CONDITION IN VERY COLD WEATHER.

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Drive Train, February 17, 1994

Summary: IN THE EVENT OF A PRIMARY ACCELERATOR CONTROL SPRING FAILURE, THE SECONDARY (BACK-UP) ACCELERATOR CONTROL RETURN SPRING WILL NOT RETURN THE THROTTLE TO THE FULLY CLOSED POSITION, AS REQUIRED BY FMVSS NO. 124, "ACCELERATOR CONTROL SYSTEM."

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Suspension & Steering, October 21, 1994

Summary: THE RIGHT HAND SPINDLE NUT WAS NOT PROPERLY TIGHTENED DURING ASSEMBLY. THIS CAN CAUSE PREMATURE WHEEL BEARING FAILURE AND OVER TIME, THE SPINDLE CAN FRACTURE.

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1994 Buick Century Questions and Answers

brkcih, 1994 Buick Century, 2.2L 4 Cylinder, Vista, CA

My grandparents have the 1994 Buick Century and recently after a day of sitting in the garage it will not start. It is not the battery I had it tested, when you turn the key you hear a few clicks ...

michelle woods, 1994 Buick Century, Eddyville, IA

are the brakes on the 94 buick century drum brakes or do they have the brake shoes and pads that can be changed out by myself.

michelle woods, 1994 Buick Century, Eddyville, IA

the light for the anti lock brakes has come on and won't go off is there something wrong with the anti lock brakes and if yes what could the problem be and what would i have to fix

edog, 1994 Buick Century, 3.1L V6, Minneapolis, MN

the interior dome light and front drivers and passenger side floorboard lights won't turn off when doors are closed. They are normally activated when when lifting drivers side door handle but ...

roadblock69, 1994 Buick Century, 2.2L 4 Cylinder, Naples, FL

My blinkers quit working so I purchased a new Flasher to plug in but I cannot find it under the dash.

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1994 Buick Century Reviews

the car is in excellent condition and very low milage about what would this car sell for

We bought our 94 Century in 95 as an off-lease vehicle, it ran great up until just over 150K miles which we hit in 2009. Then everything crapped out at once..door handles, power windows, a/c, intake manifold gasket, and finally the transmission. But it ran for 14 years with regular maintenance and some brake repairs now and then. Great car.

I received this car when my father died in 2000. At 15 years old and with 143,700 miles, it still runs great. Change oil every 3k, now using high mileage oil. My dad knew how to pick an automoblie.

11 years old when i got it, 65000 miles. 3 years and 30000 miles later its holding well, regular maintenance with a few other repairs

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