Power Window Switch May Fail on Buick Century

One or more power window switch may fail. The affected window may work intermittently before failing completely.

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Average mileage: 247,222 (30,000–10,050,000)
14 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1994, 1995, more1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
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Currently none of my windows work in my Buick Century Limited. I have tried to replace the window motors, but this has failed to work as well. I am worried there might be some other kind of electrical issue going on. Anyone else have this problem?
I bought a used car, the power switch for the driver side failed, few days ago,it worked for 2 days but when I tried the third day, the window didn't get down. The other 3 windows are working properly. So what should I do to fix? Thanks
2003 Buick Century165,000
My dad used to own this car, & he said his windows would get stuck up/down & roll up/down themselves. & all he had to do was clean the sensors under the buttons. Now, I own the car & for a year now, they would randomly get stuck & i'd let them sick for 5 minutes & they'd work fine. A month ago, it wouldn't roll up for a day. Now, they are stuck up completely. & My AC is shotty so I NEED my windows to work. Going to TRY to clean the senors after work.
1999 Buick Century130,000
switch works sometimes sometimes not sometimes leaving window down visa versa replace switch several time same problem w new !
1999 Buick Century140,000
First my driver's side window failed. Had a mechanic replace the entire assembly. Worked for about 2 months, but during that time, both rear windows failed. Now all four windows have failed. I'm hesitant to spend the $800-$1000 to fix them all, after having the driver's side fail. Is it the assembly that is failing or some electrical issue we're missing.
2000 Buick Century64,000
driver side window rolls down on its own
1999 Buick Century64,000
driver side passenger window broke. Looking at how to repair.
2003 Buick Century129,000
windows only would go up and down sometimes at first. it got worse and worse and now they are stuck down I replaced the window switch once and it fixed the problem for a little while now the same thing junk they obviously need a recall on these.
2001 Buick Century100,000
Same thing sometimes the window will not go down
2002 Buick Century150,000
When I turn off the car the driver-side window rolls down. Sometimes it will roll back up when I push the button and sometimes it will not. I have not found as solution as this problem just started.
2000 Buick Century105,000
My windows were having on and off problems. The problem was dirt in the switches. Used can air cleaner for computer keyboards. Problem was solved. Use it all the switches and the light switch (a common problem on Buicks)they do not stick anymore.
2003 Buick Century145,000
3 windows stop working,tried to slam the doors in the hope that motors will work.nothing happened.Buick should recall centuries
1999 Buick Century69,000
The power windows work intermittently. The driver's side switch seems to be the issue, rather than the window motors. Either none of the windows work or they all work.
None of the power windows work properly. Sometimes there is a noise in the switch or motor when a switch is pressed.
2002 Buick Century10,050,000
Front window started sticking then stopped other three followed now those last three stock half way down
2002 Buick Century100,000
The driver side window goes down automatically when I start the car. Then I have to wait to roll it back up and then it will not go back down.
2001 Buick Century81,260
Have not yet gotten mine fixed internally. However, I have replaced the motor 2 times on driver window, and have had motors replaced once in all other windows. My driver window has worked on and off and now has finally quick working all together, (the internal switch has gone out).
2005 Buick Century152,000
Window will go up but only goes down when it wants too.
1990 Buick Century70,000
window won't lower driver's side; window won't raise driver's side rear
No working power Windows
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