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.
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1997 Buick Century
1997 Buick Century Problems
The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.
Corrosion may develop at the connection between the ignition coil tower and spark plug wire resulting in an engine misfire. The Ignition coil and spark plug wire should both be replaced to correct this condition.
An engine oil leak may develop from the rear of the engine. This is commonly caused by a failed oil pump drive o-ring seal. The leaking o-ring should be replaced to correct this concern.
The rubber section of an automatic transmission cooler line may develop a fluid leak . In some cases the leaking section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this concern.
1997 Buick Century Recalls (Recent)
Summary: 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.Learn more »
Summary: 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."Learn more »
1997 Buick Century Questions and Answers
The passenger, and both rear doors do not lock with the door button or the key remote. is there a quick fix?
I have replaced the battery in the remote opener and I don't have a trunk key. How do I fix the problem to get in the trunk?
How do I fix the Light on the Dashboard?
Where Do I look?
Also Right Blinker is out.
I need to know if the evap purge solenoid control circuit and the evap vent solenoid control circuit is the same parts. When I look these parts up It shows me only one part.