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Buick Century, Sedan
Apr 28, 2009 (5:40 am)
hello folk just a great praise to general motors i have a1994 buick century custom and i love this car it is great ans very faithful and loyal i give it more tlc and 224000 miles runs and performs like new i will NEVER GET RID OF IT gm screwed up when they discontiued the century i own i 1998 plymouth voyager aslso and a 1992 dodge caravan the caravan with 211000 is far better than the voyager and alot easier to work
I LOVE BUICKS THEY ARE EXCELLENT
May 07, 2009 (4:09 pm)
I currently own a 1999 Buick Century Custom. I'm interested in swapping the Regal's 3.8l supercharged engine in it for the 3.1l already in it stock. Has anyone tried this or have any useful info for me??? Thanks
#461 of 482 Re: '02 century drivability problem [nascarbrian14]
Jan 24, 2010 (12:49 pm)
Hey - Same problem. Did you ever get an answer?
Mar 05, 2010 (1:16 pm)
I am considering buying a used Buick. Buick had problems with head gaskets in the 1990's. Can anybody tell me in what year and make Buick did the problems occur?
Was it the 3.1 or 3.8 six cyl, and in what year did Buick resolve the problem? Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
#463 of 482 2001 Buick Reliability
Mar 15, 2010 (6:31 am)
I have a 2001 Buick Century. I was told by a buick dealer that I have a antifreeze leak due to a bad gasket somewhere that will cost me $1100.00 in the near future to fix. I have 55000 miles on the car and have owned it for almost ten years. This is
the first problem to occur. Does anyone have any coments on this vehicle.
#464 of 482 Re: 2001 Buick Reliability [tom072]
Mar 26, 2010 (3:22 pm)
Dear Tom072: We just went thru the same thing. It is a known Buick problem. Do some Web searching and you'll find lots of complaints. Unfortunately for us when this problem was fixed it introduced another problem. But that is another story. If I remember right, it is the special antifreeze they make you use in this car that caused the issue. There should have been a recall. We have a 2002, with 80,000 miles. Our problem started with the low coolent light coming on. My husband can provide more info. He posted a question to cartalk.com to see if anyone had answers. How did you make out? The price quoted is about the same we got. Think we paid $900.
#465 of 482 Re: Buick Purchase [sugarless62]
May 09, 2010 (2:27 am)
I read that the type of Anti-Freeze GM was using at the time was corrosive and caused the Intake Gaskets to fail, which lead to Anti-Freeze leaks.
Make sure you use Ethylene Glycol (Green) anti-freeze, and not Dexcool (Blue Anti-freeze)
Other than that I've had a Buick for close to 3 years, A 1994 Century Custom with a 3.1l v6. It rides smooth and I've never had a problem with it.
#467 of 482 92 Buick Century wont start
Jul 12, 2010 (6:58 am)
car started fine and drove about one mile and died, Waited about 30 min and it started back up, This time i hit the interstate and was running about 65 mph for about four min. and it died again, Since then the car will not start, I towed it home and change fuel filter, fuel, and crankshaft sensor and none of this did anything to help. Is there anyone out there who can help or have any ideas. It has a 3.3 v6 and its automatic. Thanks in advance.
#468 of 482 Go Go Century .... please help!
Jul 15, 2010 (6:57 am)
My 99 Buick Century is revving really high when I start the engine. Then when I put the car in drive, the car just wants to go by its self, without me touch the gas peddle. If I shut the car off and restart it sometimes it drives normal. Other times I spend my commute on the brakes cause the car wants to increase speed without me touch the gas. I've changed the oil and add injection cleaner to the gas and nothing has changed. The car has 139,000 miles on it. Can someone please help? Why is this doing this and how can I fix it?