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Most reported Buick problems
The front or rear exhaust manifold may crack causing an exhaust leak. Our technicians tell us the manifold should be replaced to correct this condition.
A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
One or more of the power windows may stop working due to a failed window switch. Failed switches will require replacement.
It is common for the high pressure power steering rubber hoses to leak. Our technicians recommend replacing leaky rubber hoses to prevent the loss of power steering.
After a rain there is water on the front floor both driver's side and passenger side. Had new windshield put in and sealed under cowl and all drains under cowl are clean.
Car would begin to misfire, run rough, and stall after being driven for awhile. Sometimes door locks would chatter or other odd electrical problems. Poor connection of main harness into distribution box beneath the back seat. Replace connector and distribution box. Warning: Unburnt fuel in exhaust from initial problem will lead to catalytic converter failure.
Door would not automatically unlock from the remote or when the master lock switch was opened and the window would not work.
Left Rear Door Module (Part #: 25654368) was bad -- Symptom: door would not automatically unlock and the window would not work.
troubleshooting: pried off the plastic cover behind the door handle (start at the hinge side), removed single screw and then starting at the bottom pulled off the door covering (It is held in with plastic snaps), found 12v going into the door module and deduced the module was the problem; found one on ebay motors ...
I've had an intermittent no-start condition on my 2000 Buick Park Ave. This started happening on occasion and was nerve racking. Took it to my local mechanic shop and he replaced the crankshaft position sensor which solved the problem. Found the problem with the sensor 'A'(18X24X) out of range. Code PO336-CKP. in the computer. Hope this info will help others who have this problem.
my 2000 Buick century custom has the service engine soon light on low tire and low coolant light on constantly and my car stalls out and has a hard time switching gears. i have no clue what is going on and the window work when they want to and i just recently had to replace a fuel pump cause gas leaked out from the top. what are my problems and how do i fix them.
It is very common for the high pressure power steering rubber hoses to leak. Our technicians recommend replacing leaky rubber hoses to prevent the loss of power steering.
The engine temperature sensor wire for the engine temperature gauge, or warning light, may touch the rear exhaust manifold causing a short to ground causing erratic operation of the temperature gauge or warning light.
The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.