1999 Buick Century Q&A
1999 Buick Century Question: My '99 Buick has 87,000 miles. Dealership quoted me $1700 in repairs for intake.
...due to what they say is a coolant leak. Low coolant light came on about a year ago, but my low tire light has been on for years. Another mechanic told me my sensors are just messed up because my radiator needs to be flushed and the gunk is making them come on or something. So I didn't pay much attention. Besides the intake, the repair cost would include a windshield wiper arm replacement and wiring for a running light that doesn't work. I'm told that without repairs, the leak will eventually cause my motor to blow. They said it could happen in a week or in 2 years. Does any of this make sense? I do not have the knowledge to question any of this or verify it. And for the record, my car has never broken down on me and runs fine. - Allee
Are you constantly adding coolant to keep the system full? Does it ever run hotter than normal at times? The LOW COOLANT SENSOR may be gummed up for real. The low tire pressure light is a seperate problem and not related to the low coolant light at all. Have another shop check it out and write down what it needs, then post those results,we will try to help! At least maybe shed some light on the problem for you. - pushrod