2001 Buick Century Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Buick Century

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2001 Buick Century
$
294
to $
1,145
2001 Buick Century
$
626
to $
1,089
2001 Buick Century
$
161
to $
247
2001 Buick Century
$
1,207
to $
1,867
2001 Buick Century
$
350
to $
653

2001 Buick Century Problems

Erratic Shifting of the Automatic Transmission

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.

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.

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2001 Buick Century Questions

Coolant leak (1 answer)

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...

Why is my 2001 Buick's temp gauge increase drastically while idling? (2 answers)

The past few days it has been extremely hot (90's) so I am wondering if it's because i leave my car on when i run into the store. I have looked underneath my car to see if its my intake and I do not see any leaks(yet). I have had my timing gasket and intake manifold gasket repaired about ...

The check coolant light is on, but the fluid level is fine with no fault codes. (1 answer)

Is there something other than wiring that I should check? ALso, the coolant temp is good; all the hoses, water pump and coolant are new.

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2001 Buick Century Recalls

GM 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.

2000-2001 Buick Century, Regal, and Chevrolet Impala Models Recalled Due to Side Air Bag Defect

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.

GM Recalls Multiple 2000-2001 Vehicles Due to Possible Seat Belt Failure

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.

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2001 Buick Century Reviews

Good car as my second vehicle. I bought a 2001 Buick Century its a wonderful car with 3.8L V6 in its class. Purrs at 40mph no problems with vehicle. Its very comfortable the Buick gets 28mpg never put high repairs in it. The car now has 158,000 miles did get alignment and replaced two rotors other than that car is flawless. Get it checked at every 5,000 miles as regular oil changes etc., seems ...
my has engine lite on . they tell me it my purge solenoid.what does it do and how do i change it
i keep smelling antifreeze low coolant light want go off changed the antifreeze change the oil and making some kind of belt noise and like sprinkles of some fluid i dnt know if its the coolant fluid sprinkles car not smoking temp gage go futher than usual but not to hot help me plz.

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