1996 Buick Century Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Buick Century

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1996 Buick Century Problems

Erratic Shifting of the Automatic Transmission

The transmission pressure control solenoid may fail causing erratic shifting. Our technicians tell us that partial dis-assembly of the transmission is necessary to replace a failed pressure control solenoid.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

Power Window Switch May Fail

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

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1996 Buick Century Questions

When I start the car it acts like the gas peddle is stuck but once it warms up k (1 answer)

Why does the motor rev up till it warms up

the check engine light won't go off saying the o2 sensor i replaced both and it (1 answer)

after replacing both & i past the emission part oif the smog but the check engine light still reads o2 sensor

is my battery bad? (1 answer)

recently my car seems like it has a short somewhere.runs fine but interior lights door locks etc.work sporadically.right now car is dead in the water,no crank no lights nada. HELP

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1996 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."

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1996 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...

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