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Most reported Buick Century problems

 

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The front struts may show signs of wear, or be excessively bouncy ride at freeway speeds. This may begin to occur at around 75,000 miles.

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The steering may develop a clunk type noise from the upper intermediate steering shaft.  Our technicians tell us that you should check with your local GM dealer to find out what the latest repair is for this condition.

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

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The display on the heater and AC control panel may become dim or go completely blank. Our technicians tell us the control panel must be replaced to correct this fault.

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The steering rack may fail causing the steering to become hard to turn.

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Acid may leak from the battery at the cable connections, resulting in corrosion on the battery cable ends and in the battery tray. A Leaking battery should be replaced and the cables thoroughly cleaned or replaced if necessary.

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The Engine Control Module (ECM) can fail causing stalling, and engine and transmission drivability concerns.

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The outer tie rod ends on the steering linkage may wear causing excessive free play in the steering and uneven tire wear. If the worn tie rod ends are replaced, the wheel alignment should be checked and adjusted as necessary.

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If the ABS light on the instrument panel illuminates, our technicians recommend checking the brake lamps first. It could indicate that a brake light is not working or has burned out.

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When the heater only works on high, the most common problem is a blower motor resistor. The correct repair is to replace it with a new resistor.

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A ticking noise may develop from the engine due to a cracked exhaust manifold. Damaged exhaust manifolds will require replacement to correct this issue.

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Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

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This engine may leak oil from the valve cover gasket.

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The intake manifold gasket can develop external engine oil leaks. The intake manifold will need to be removed and the gaskets replaced to correct this issue.

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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.

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