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BUICK CENTURY Problems with Electrical System, Engine & Engine Cooling, Fuel System Gasoline

 
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1998 BUICK CENTURY Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 1998 BUICK CENTURY. These complaints & problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. You may file your own complaint for the 1998 BUICK CENTURY by calling the NHTSA Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at (888) 327-4236, TTY: (800) 424-9153. You can also file your complaint online.

Vehicle Information (237 Complaints)
Date reported May 25, 2001
Location BROOKLYN PARK, MN
Manufacturer General Motors LLC
Vehicle 1998 BUICK CENTURY
Transmission Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 2
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Email
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ENGINE CHECK LIGHT STARTED FLASHING ON DASHBOARD. CONSUMER PARKED VEHICLE, AND DEALERSHIP DETERMINED THAT 5TH FUEL INJECTOR WAS DEFECTIVE, AND A SPARK PLUG WAS INOPERATIVE. ON SECOND OCCURRENCE, WHILE TRAVELING AT APPROXIMATELY 50 MPH, ENGINE STARTED MISFIRING, AND ENGINE CHECK LIGHT CAME ON. THEN, ENGINE SUDDENLY DIED, CAUSING CONSUMER TO LOSE POWER STEERING CAPABILITIES. DEALERSHIP EXAMINED VEHICLE, AND FOUND 4TH FUEL INJECTOR TO BE DEFECTIVE. HAD TO CHANGE OIL BECAUSE FUEL LEAKED INTO T CRANK CASE.

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