Buick Century Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Buick Century

Buick Century Problems

Power Window Switch May Fail

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

Plugged Catalytic Converter May Cause Loss of Engine Power

The catalytic converter may become plugged resulting in loss of engine power. General Motors has extended the catalytic convertor warranty on some models to 10 years or 120,000 miles. Please contact your local GM dealer to see if your vehicle is included.

Power Window Motors May Fail From Overheating

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 will commonly correct this concern.

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Buick Century Questions

my Buick century 2000 , The engine will over heat soon times, (1 answer)

Have changed the head gasket , water pump, flushed the system ,replace the radiator hoses, thermostat . but it still heats up from time to time, completed work on it 2 days ago. Help Please.

I am cooling fan issues it works when the AC is on but not temperature gauge running slightly hot at idle but you can go on it's fine (1 answer)

Is this a common problem with a 2003 Buick Century

Why is brake fluid leaking from back brakes (1 answer)

Put fluid in mash on brakes all I hear is air. Fluid leak on ground

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Buick Century Recalls

Recall 04V375000
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES DO NOT CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." SOME OF THESE VEHICLES DO NOT MEET THE OVERHEAD SIGN ILLUMINATION REQUIREMENTS.
GM Recalls 2000-2001 Models Due to Faulty Air Bag Label

The air bag warning label on the sun visors does not comply with required size and content guidelines. GM mailed customers a new label to install on their visors.

2000-2001 Buick Century, Regal, and Chevrolet Impala Models Recalled Due to Side Air Bag Defect

The side air bag inflator may separate from the air bag module during deployment. This may cause reduced protection and injury to occupants. Dealers will replace the side impact air bag module.

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Buick Century Reviews

I purchased this vehicle in April 2003 with 11,000 miles. It has held up well, however, it apprears that this year model was plagued with power window problems. Same with my '03 Century. The electrical seems to have evolved, now the left rear door is always locked, no power to the locking motor and the odometer area bulb operates occasionally, the last time it lit up the odometer read 168,00...
I use for delivering mail around neighborhoods. It's a well built solid car the 3.8L motor is peppy the Buick is more efficient around winding roads it's so crisp with being a six passenger car. Overall my Buick is in wonderful shape dependable lasting still rides very smooth on roads really pleased with this car. It's flawless plenty of room running like brand new gets estimated of 23mpg just ...
Good quality car. No problems very excellent on highway.

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