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1991 Buick Century Problems

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Most Common 1991 Buick Century Problems

The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Our technicians tell ...
One or more power window switch may fail. The affected window may work intermittently before failing completely.
The transmission pressure control solenoid may fail causing erratic shifting. Our technicians tell us that partial dis-assembly of the transmission is necessary to replace a failed pressure contr...
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1 Known 1991 Buick Century Brakes Problem

Front brake rotors can wear causing a pulsation felt in the brake pedal. Our technicians tell us this condition is best corrected by replacement of the front rotors and brake pads.

4 Known 1991 Buick Century Drive Train Problems

The transmission pressure control solenoid may fail causing erratic shifting. Our technicians tell us that partial dis-assembly of the transmission is necessary to replace a failed pressure contr...
The torque converter clutch can stick "on" after extended freeway driving causing the engine to stall when coming to a stop. Our technicians tell us when this occurs, the engine usually will re...
The rubber section of an automatic transmission cooler line may develop a fluid leak . In some cases the leaking section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be r...

3 Known 1991 Buick Century Electrical & Lights Problems

One or more power window switch may fail. The affected window may work intermittently before failing completely.
A door window may move slowly or stop in mid travel due to a failing power window motor. The affected window may start working again after the motor cools off. Replacing the faulty window motor...
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.

9 Known 1991 Buick Century Engine Problems

The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Our technicians tell ...
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.
The fuel pump may fail causing engine to stall and not restart.

2 Known 1991 Buick Century Exhaust & Emissions Problems

The Engine Control Module (ECM) can fail causing stalling, and engine and transmission drivability concerns.
A ticking noise may develop from the engine due to a cracked exhaust manifold. Damaged exhaust manifolds will require replacement to correct this issue.

0 Known 1991 Buick Century Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

1 Known 1991 Buick Century Maintenance Problem

Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.

1 Known 1991 Buick Century Miscellaneous Problem

The inside door handle may break causing the door not to open from the inside.

4 Known 1991 Buick Century Suspension & Steering Problems

The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.
The steering rack may fail causing the steering to become hard to turn.
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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Known 1991 Buick Century Problems & Complaints

The rubber section of an automatic transmission cooler line may develop a fluid leak . In some cases the leaking section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be r...
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.
You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission system should be com...
The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.
A ticking noise may develop from the engine due to a cracked exhaust manifold. Damaged exhaust manifolds will require replacement to correct this issue.
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.
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 spark plug wire rubber boots may get soaked with oil, causing a misfire or rough idle.
Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.
Our technicians highly recommend that the engine coolant be replaced every 30,000 miles.
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