2003 Buick Century Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Buick Century
2003 Buick Century Problems
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.
One or more power window switch may fail. The affected window may work intermittently before failing completely.
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.
2003 Buick Century Questions
The filter. I saved the tranny, how long before I do it again?
What might have been disconnected from a 2003 buick century trans that when a shop found it disconnected reconnected it and when they did reconnect it, it caused the car to start acting up? shifting weird, or eratically. I am trying to figure this out cause another trans place years ago disconnec...
2003 Buick Century Reviews
Great car now at 130,000 with still no oil leaks! Did have to replace water pump at around 100k. The air conditioning in these cars is amazing!!!
Great gas mileage 32 highway. Had a problem with intake manifold failure due to GM Dexcoo 33k miles covered by GM.Had the transmission flushed at about 46,000 miles ,few weeks latter the transmission would slip then catch , had to have a rebuild at independent shop .They said any small problem can show up with fluid change. There are a number of valves that are open and close with the fluid an...
Its a nice looking car. The Air Conditioner is fantastic. Its very conftortable to ride in and there is plently of room to fit my family. Gas mileage is decent, I have had problems with the drivers window not working and the water pump going out.