1998 Buick Century Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Buick Century
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1998 Buick Century Problems
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.
One or more power window switch may fail. The affected window may work intermittently before failing completely.
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.
1998 Buick Century Questions
It's only a couple miles each way and I can't afford to fix it for 5 days or so. It just broke. It broke on the passenger side right at the end of the bar where it connects to the control arm. Please let me know. It is my only vehicle. Thanks.
Mechanic says A/C actuator ?blade? is stuck and must be replaced. Also needs frion charged, A/C system vacuum, and oil compressor???? Does this sound correct?
Is $385.00 a competitive price for this work?
So at first my car started jerking very bad after a 2 hour trip right after replacing my starter which was never bad I just figured I'd replace it bc it was old when accelerating from 0-45 mph it would jerk very bad and then just lose power I had the codes for camshaft sensor and crankshaft ...
1998 Buick Century Recalls
1998 Buick Century Reviews
I have a Buick Century 1998 limited it has 227k miles. In the summer i fishtailed into a swamp engine first. I thought it was done for but she keeps on going with minimal repair, this car is a fighter thats for sure. For my first car i gotta say i love it!
This car is awesome i have hardly any problems like not even no major only minors and it has about 300,000k miles and its still running good noting wrong with it so i strongly recommend this car and any Buick.
I don't understand this car has very bad brake problems they sound metal to metal all the time have replaced 2 times a year is only drove around town local. Maybe someone can tell me about these brakes the back wears not the front, and every thing that can be change has been and still doesn't work. please email me with any help