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1997 Buick Century Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Buick Century

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1997 Buick Century Problems

Intake Manifold Gasket May Leak Coolant or Engine Oil

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.

Power Window Switch May Fail

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

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

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

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1997 Buick Century Questions

Security light on and car will not start (1 answer)

When I turn the key the car won't start and the security light stays on

Car wouldn't start, clicking noise like dead battery, alternator? (1 answer)

Just started today, auto zone said battery OK, could it be the alternator?

How do I get my dashboard to function properly again? (2 answers)

I bought this vehicle (used)in February from a dealership.96,000 miles on car. It wasn't really any major problems with car. I've had an oil changed,front end aliment,changed spark plugs and wires. Im June i noticed my car act like it didn't want to turn over on the first try.Later I ...

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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

Rated
based on 3 customer 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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