2001 Buick Century Repair and Maintenance

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

2001 Buick Century Problems

Intake Manifold Gaskets 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.

Transmission Pressure Control Solenoid Failure May Cause Erratic Shifting

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.

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2001 Buick Century Questions

I think i might have a problem with my battery. I tried turning it on and nothing comes on no light and nothing on the dash. Could it be the battery or starter? (1 answer)

I had bought a new battery about 2 months ago and it was working fine. Yesterday my battery wasnt working so my husband jumped it and it was working fine. Now today i go to unlock it by the remote and nothing so i unlocked it manually amd try to start it. Nothing came on, no clicking or sound was...

Headlights will not come on (1 answer)

Is there a relay for headlights and where is it located (1 answer)

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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

Having problems with window moter, cluster light, manifold and abs brake sysem
Not one repair in 90,000 miles other than normal maintenance items such as tires, battery, oil & trans fluid changes, radiator fluid changes, front brake pads, etc. This is the type of car everyone would want for a trouble free life of driving and quiet inside noise with pillowtop smoothness. Two separate trips averaged 31.7 and 29.7mpg on a 3000 and 6000 plus miles vacation driving anywh...
I have owned this car for 9years and havehad very few problems and just the normal maintenance.The car gets very good gas mileage,22city,29-30 on the highway.I feel I really am getting my monies worth out of this car.

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