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2001 Buick Century Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2001 Buick Century

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2001 Buick Century
$
631
to $
1,061
2001 Buick Century
$
1,215
to $
1,828
2001 Buick Century
$
312
to $
566
2001 Buick Century
$
162
to $
257
2001 Buick Century
$
295
to $
1,175

2001 Buick Century Problems

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.

Power Window Switch May Fail

One or more power window switch may fail. The affected window may work intermittently before failing completely.

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.

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2001 Buick Century Questions

Compressor Clutch (1 answer)

Mechanic is now telling me car won't pass CA smog because the AC air compressor is broken and bearings are rubbing making terrible noise. Does the air compressor have anything do do with smog test?

Mechanic took serpentine belt off during smog test. Said part is no longer made. (3 answers)

I was given a car. Have to transfer from OH to CA. First step is to get CA smog. Mechanic said it was sitting too long & I'd need to drive it. Computer wasn't recognizing oxygen sensor. But while talking to him, it made weird noises. Mechanic removed what I think was the serpentine be...

So 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?

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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

Rated
based on 7 customer 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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