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Buick Century Corrosion At Ignition Coil Towers

Buick Century Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

Engine Affected: 3.1L V6

Average Mileage: 123,520 mi (75,000 mi - 175,000 mi)


Corrosion may develop at the connection between the ignition coil tower and spark plug wire resulting in an engine misfire. The Ignition coil and spark plug wire should both be replaced to correct this condition.

  • Visitor, , 84,600 mi

    Engine light comes on and car is running rich and smells like gas. Mechanic checked for gas and showed me corrosion on ignition coils nd plug wires attached.

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  • linda1957, , 3.1L V6, 75,000 mi

    starter sticks when i start car have to shut it off so starter doesnt burn out

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  • Visitor, , 3.1L V6, 133,000 mi

    Engine was misfiring. Every time the car shifted it thumped and jerked. Replaced the faulty coil and the wires and plugs. 377 dollar fix at a mechanic.

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  • Visitor, , 3.1L V6

    misfire, shacking, leaking air.

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  •  Rookie

    about a month ago i got 2 of my ignition coils replaced and just recently they need replaced again after i payed 300 bucks for repairs now it jerks and havent got it fixed yet!

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