2002 Buick Century Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Buick Century

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2002 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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2002 Buick Century Questions

While driving the front sings. (1 answer)

When driving all the time. When vehicle is stopped, it stops too. Definitely not the brakes. No shaking, just a humming singing type of sound.

New battery drained within a few months (1 answer)

We keep putting batteries into this car and after few months its dead. We have gotten 4 batteries within months. We have a rebuilt alternator that i think is the problem because this our 2nd time getting it rebuilt. Can the alternator be the issue? Starter checks fine. How can i check for a paras...

Battery Drain Help!!!!!!!! (1 answer)

02 Buick century and damn battery keeps draining. First time it was alternator. So we got it rebuilt with lifertime warranty. Second time it drained it was the alternators diode's that were bad. Now this time I believe its the stupid rebuilt alternator. Starter is fine. Might as well buy new ...

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2002 Buick Century Reviews

I have had my Buick Century since I was 16 years old and I am currently 21. I started off with about 80k miles and have babied it ever since. She has 140k miles and runs like new now that I replaced a few things on her. I had to replace all of the hoses for the cooling system due to leaks. The biggest expense ($700) though for repairs was the exhaust manifold gasket. I did do some aftermarket p...
Good car...always starts in the cold...problems with the wiper blades and motors for the wipers...prevalent problem,,,engine is powerful and not bad on gas...a lot of problems with the power window motors...replaced two in two years of owning this car....
I bought this low mileage one owner car as a work car. This was my 6th Buick. Between the rocker panel rust, window motor replacements, and errant engine light problems, within a year I sold it. I will never buy a Buick, or any other GM car again!

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