Buick Century Problem Report

Buick Century Coolant Leak & Engine Overheating

(30 reports)

A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. The engine may overheat as a result of the coolant loss. A leaking water pump should be replaced.


There is antifreeze dripping off the power steering line. -
Approximately every couple of months, my car will run hot, and I discover that my resivor and radiator are both low on fluids -
Cracked water pump leaking/spraying fluid -
its not fixed i got a new waterpump and mine still overheats and i check the radiator and its not hot and there is no water but when i put water in about 3 blocks it gets hot again i did change the thermostat not it either tell me how you fixed yours -
some leakage problems in the hood smell of antifreeze -
Replaced the water pump. If you smell antifreeze you have a problem. -
still overheats -
engine overheating, I changed thermostat and then i got a coolant leak from the water pump, I replaced water pump, add new coolant and purge the system. -
When I took my car into Firestone to get the front left turn signal fixed, they did a "courtesy check" and told me that the water pump was leaking. They wanted $520 to fix it. I took it to a local garage and they fixed the water pump plus some other things for $350. -
coolant light is on -
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