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 Problems

Engine Stall Or No Start Condition

The fuel pump may fail causing engine to stall and not restart.

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.

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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2001 Buick Century Questions

why does my 01 Buick sometimes make a clunk sound when being started . (1 answer)

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!

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 ...

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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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