Buick Century Problem Reports

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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.

Fuel injectors can short-circuit electrically causing a rougher than normal idle and reduced performance.

The spark plug wire rubber boots may get soaked with oil, causing a misfire or rough idle.

Timing gears may wear causing a mild to severe knocking noise from the front of the engine. Replacement of the timing gears is necessary.

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.

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

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

It is not uncommon for the power steering rack to develop a fluid leak requiring replacement of the rack assembly. Loss of power steering fluid may also cause an abnormal noise and damage to the power steering pump

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One or more of the power windows may stop working due to a failed window switch. Failed switches will require replacement.

The automatic transmission shifter may fail, or a wire may break near the shifter causing the ignition key to become stuck in the ignition lock cylinder.

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 water pump may develop a coolant leak resulting in an engine overheating condition.

Illumination of the Check Engine Light may be the result of a loose or worn gas cap.