2001 Buick Century Repair and Maintenance
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2001 Buick Century ProblemsIntake 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.
One or more power window switch may fail. The affected window may work intermittently before failing completely.
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.
2001 Buick Century QuestionsSo my car will reverse but won't drive while its in drive? (1 answer)
My car will reverse but won't drive in drive, my coworker told me to add a whole bottle of stop slip? To it and see if that helps ? Anybody use that stuff before and does it work ? Or should I jus get a new transmission?
When i go to start my car , it makes a "clunking" sound and takes a couple seconds to start. It does not do this every time, but when it does t scares me. Also when i accelerate I notice a jerk or a kick back , especially uphills! If anyone could help that would be great!
Hi I have a coolant leak in my 2001 buick century. Prior to this i had to replace the intake manifold, the timing cover gasket due to a coolant leak. This time it isn't leaking from the intake. I am wondering if it is from the radiator ?? Sorry I dont have that much knowledge when it comes t...
2001 Buick Century RecallsGM Recalls 2000-2001 Models Due to Faulty Air Bag Label
The air bag warning label on the sun visors does not comply with required size and content guidelines. GM mailed customers a new label to install on their visors.
The side air bag inflator may separate from the air bag module during deployment. This may cause reduced protection and injury to occupants. Dealers will replace the side impact air bag module.
The seat belt buckles may not have been properly heat-treated during the manufacturing process. This may cause the buckles not to function correctly during a collision, which may cause injury. Dealers will replace the seat belt buckles.