1997 Buick Century Q&A
1997 Buick Century Question: Engine Idle
My '97 buick century has a rough idle at long stops. It tends to run hot and i have to refill the water tank every two days. how can i remedy this? any information would be great. - Visitor
I would check to see if you have a blown headgasket before making any repairs to this. If the headgasket is not leaking then check for other coolant leaks, vacuum leaks and check the diagnostic codes in the engine computer. http://repairpal.com/testing-for-head-gasket-failure - Bret Bodas
I have always avoided stalling by giving the engine a little gas. This does not happen every time I'm stopped.60,000 miles
The spark plug wire rubber boots may get soaked with oil, causing a misfire or rough idle.
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