1997 Buick Century Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Buick Century

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1997 Buick Century Problems

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.

Replace spark plugs every 100,000 miles

The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.

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1997 Buick Century Recalls

Recall 99V348000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS MAY STOP WORKING DUE TO A SEPARATION BETWEEN THE DRIVE PIN AND CRESCENT IN THE CRANK ARM ASSEMBLY.
Recall 98V102000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE OWNER MANUALS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIREMENT INFORMATION PERTAINING TO THE VEHICLE HEADLAMP AIMING DEVICE. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT."

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1997 Buick Century Reviews

best car iv'e had, only afew minor issues 100,000 miles
Is there anybody out there that has problems with lost of power while driving at a constant speed or upon exceliration?
Nice car. The only issue i have is that the engine is 'sideways'.

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