Buick Century

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This category covers questions about the Buick Century, a line of full-size luxury models from the Buick division of General Motors. The name originated from the British slang for exceeding 100 mph as "doing the century." The Century is sold as the Buick Regal in Japan as Toyota Motor Corporation claims rights to the name "Century" there.
you will need a lift kit and u might have to cut fenders so u can turn....if its done right it should look good......
You must remove the fuel tank.
As little as $5 a piece and as much as $35 a piece. See sources and related links below for more information.
There are six cylinders in a 2.8. They are located inside the engine in the part known as the engine block. They are not accessible without dismantling the engine. The cylinders are the tubes that the pistons travel up and down in and they are located under the heads which are attached to the top of...
Answer . The year of the vehicle usually helps, but in this case it might not. The engine sits sideways in the car so the front of the engine is facing the passenger side. The sensor should be at the front of the engine on the right side, (front bumper side), at the bottom of the engine, next to...
Answer . 4.5 US Quarts after an oil change with filter, slightly more after engine replacement. Failing to completely drain the new bottles of oil or using an old or crappy electric oil meter may require using as much as one-half quart more. If you change just the filter and do not drain the...
Answer . Look in the removable housing at the engine end of the upper radiator hose
This is a problem with your instrument cluster. It's a bit technical, contact me at ANCTechnologies at hotmail
that Buick has two sensors for temp. One for the computer and one for the temp gauge. The computer temp sensor is in front of the thermostat housing, the temp gauge sensor is behind the thermostat housing. They are both pretty cheap to buy. The gauge sensor is sort of a bear to get off, unless you...
how do I remove the sunvisors off a 1999 Buick Century
Sometimes you can jar the brushes to make contact on the motors for ONLY ONE TIME. Hit the inside of the door about 6 inches from the bottom about equedistant from the front and rear with your fist pretty hard. Try this a couple of times and it may work. If not you have to get inside the door. You...
right side of engine compartment
The 1999 Buick Century Glove Compartment Manual on the inside of the last page shows: Crankcase (Engine Oil with filter change) 3100 Engine 4.5 quarts (4.3L)
Answer . \nWhen you take off the transmission oil pan, you'll see it. Follow the wire from the electrical connector where it comes in to the trans. Ed
Take the console out then unhook the cable from the shifter. RAise the car and take it loose from underneath. Use stands when you are under the car.
Answer . i have a 1998 buick century and my blower motor is under the passenger side front wall inside.I found out that the blower motor resister was the problem.if it works on high speed only,replace the resistor first.it's cheaper but harder to get at.
I had this problem with a 1999 Buick Century with a 3.1L engine. The problem was a vacuum leak around the tee connector that goes into the top of the intake (plenum). The tee connector is in the vacuum line that leads to the PCV valve. There is a bracket that sits over the connector that has to be...
Carefully press in and rotate counterclockwise. 2001 Buick Century turn signal light bulb replacement: Purchase the correct replacement turn signal light bulb(s) first, before disassembling the vehicle. See sources and related links below for replacement bulb information. Then consult your owner's...
Answer: I assume you mean the radio clock light stays onafter you turn the key to the off position. Based on my researchthere are there are three things that can cause this. First, there is the possibility of a bad diode in the radio itselfwhich will require the replacing or disconnecting the...
Answer . \nI had a century with the 3.8 engine..the manual said to discharge\nthe air conditioning and all that jazz...bla,bla!The dealer did it in 3 hrs,\nand at that time it cost $300. That was with a new Delco starter. I had\n50,000 miles on the clock at the time.\n. \nThe fastest way to do it...
There are two identical relays (A/C and Fuel Pump) located side by side on the forward side of the firewall at the right side of the car. The one nearest the right side of the car (or outboard side) is the A/C relay. Hope this helps.
Answer . \nIt should be right on the bottom of the oil pan, there is a little spot for it. It's a more structural oil pan than what is on older vehicles, you can't dent these ones.... It's very boxy looking. The filter is to the left of the drain plug. Ya can't miss it. Good luck.\n. \n[{{_~*...
Where is the backup light switch on a 2002 buick century?
2002 Buick Century turn signal light bulb replacement: Purchase the correct replacement turn signal light bulb(s) first, before disassembling the vehicle. See sources and related links below for replacement bulb information. Then consult your owner's manual for the turn signal light bulb replacement...
Answer . \nAny time you have no power to the headlamps I would concentrate on a bad battery cable or ground cable or battery connection. It works now once in a while, but if you don't get it taken care of, it will soon fail totally. Trace and clean all connections starting from the battery back...
1999 Buick Century turn signal light bulb replacement: Purchase the correct replacement turn signal light bulb(s) first, before disassembling the vehicle. See sources and related links below for replacement bulb information. Then consult your owner's manual for the turn signal light bulb replacement...
1995 Buick Century turn signal light bulb replacement: Purchase the correct replacement turn signal light bulb(s) first, before disassembling the vehicle. See sources and related links below for replacement bulb information. Then consult your owner's manual for the turn signal light bulb replacement...
In most old cars such as a late 80's or 90's Buick Century, the fuel is gauged by a float within the tank rather than sensors attached to the tank. With this being the case, the fuel sloshes around in the tank while driving (especially when accelerating, braking, or turning) so the float gives an...
The 2000 Buick Century takes 22" wiper blades on both sides front. See sources and related links below for more information. Since there are over 22 different wiper arm attachments, do not buy wipers just by length only - be sure to lookup exact wiper blade part numbers by vehicle make, model and...
Type your answer here... because your brake pads are grinding into your rotors --change your brake pads and most likely your rotors too
Yes. But in doing so, you will not notice a difference in the way the car runs. The higher octane rating is simply its resistance to pre-ignition. It doesn't increase your fuel economy. All octanes have the same amount of energy in the fuel.
Ford is the only American car company that uses a DPFE sensor. GM dpfe sensor are built into the EGR.
Lot's of deep prayer, baby! There's very little room to work so be patient. You'll need it!
The 1900s aka the 20th Century.
For 1999 model its 159 Ft-Lbs for axle nut (1) 36mm according to the Haynes Manual , the 3 mounting bolts are not specified.
Im going to assume the code you have given is PO740 on the obd2 scan tool? PO740 is a TCC circuit malfunction
Answer . The oil filter is behind the engine on the passenger side. Just above the suspension. You'll need to get underneath to take it off.
Purchase a recharge kit from your local auto parts store. It will come with instructions. Keep in mind if the system is low or empty, it will probably leak out again after you recharge.
It is located on the back passenger's side of the engine block towards the bottom.
Underneath the air filter box. You have to remove the air filter box first then you will see a cylindrical shaped can sticking out from the top right portion of the motor. Remove the top screw and you will find your oil filter in there. It is just the guts for the filter that get replaced. Go buy...
pull driverside panel adjacent to door. it is plastic and triangular.similar to fuse panel on opposite side. held with 3 spring clips. you will see an opening. use flashlight to locate rectangular block shaped flasher. one flasher controls both signal and hazzard lights. slide block assembly toward...
It's a problem with you instrument cluster. I refurbish these circuit boards so there's no need to replace one, which wouldn't even read the right mileage. Contact me at ANCTechnologies at hotmail
The 1994 Buick Century 4 cylinder head gasket will have to beremoved and replaced. The head has to be removed, along withanything that is physically in the way of removal, before the headgasket can be removed.
More then likely it needs to be replaced, if its the actual signal inside the car, turn it on check outside the car which one it is and replace!!
On my 99 Century 3.1l V6, the low pressure port is on the inverted "U" section of the low pressure line on the firewall near the EGR valve.
Answer . hi, is the window motor off track or is the window off track. if the window is leaning or has fell down , take the door panel off and on the window tracks you will two 10mm screws and the track on the window will have two slots for them to slide in. slide them in and tighten them down.
Leaking and overheating from lack of pressure.
the usual salary of a mlt or medical laboratory technician is between 28,000 - 43,000
Disconnect positive cable first then negative. Reconnect the negative cable first then positive.
the oil filter should be right under the front of the car in the middle right beside the bolt or nut that you take off to let the old oil out. The above answer is incorrect for the front wheel drive Fleetwood the oil filter is located above the transmission near where the exhaust goes over the back...
Answer . in the fuel tank it's part of the fuel pump
Was built for R12, can be converted to R134a.
remove the brace over the battery (left side). unbolt the box that houses the relays and fuses. undo battery cables and replace
Go to an Advance Auto Parts and they will do it for free if you purchase one of there batteries.
If they have the same bolt pattern then they will fit.
Answer . \nIf it has the quick clip connectors, squeeze the ears together, push in, then pull out as you keep the ears compressed. Have a container for some gas spillage.One side may have a regular hex fitting for a metric wrench.
means you computer is working fine it is saying hello it the code after that that you need to worrie about
There are a number of methods people may use in an attempt to reset their check enginelight, but some methods may be better than others. The check engine light comes on when the vehicle is in need of engine maintenance, perhaps an oil change. In many cases, its intervals are set by mileage, not...
The theft deterrent systems on modern cars are integrated with the engine and body computers. They can not be disabled. You would be better of repairing the system to work properly than making any any attempts to disable it.
its the flasher plain and simple happened to me
2004 Buick Century turn signal light bulb lamp replacement: Purchase the correct replacement turn signal light bulb(s) first, before disassembling the vehicle. See sources and related links below for replacement bulb information. Then consult your owner's manual for the turn signal light bulb lamp...
very easy, behind the caliper are 2 bolts, soak them with dubD-40 or equivalent. remove bolts (be sure to remove at counter clockwise cause you might get confused due to it is in the inside. twist caliper toward you and forward so it come if easier, get a nice size clap that will reach behind the...
Buick made ABS standard on all cars in 1992 i think, but don't hold me to that. :-D But I know for a fact that the 1999 Buick Century came with ABS standard. New to 1999 though was an optional traction control, and you can't have traction control without ABS.
Answer . There are many possible causes of this problem. The most likely are a damaged key or a damaged/misadjusted shifter linkage.
1993 Buick Century center high mount stop (third 3rd brake light) light bulb lamp replacement: Purchase the correct replacement center high mount stop (third 3rd brake light) bulb(s) first, before disassembling the vehicle. See sources and related links below for replacement bulb information. Then...
yes it does as do almost all reciprocating engines
You have to consider part and labor, water pump, should come w/gskt . Most good techs will also replace thermostat, chk cond. Of hoses coolant rad and heater core. 4 hrs labor @ $100.00 per aprox 100 in parts, Most likely close to $500 when Its over
There are several solenoids on that vehicle. We need to know which one.
Spark plugs are a critical part to most modern engines, and are a part that you can replace yourself. Older types of spark plugs (pictured) can be replaced with platinum-tipped or multi-ground plugs, which have 2 or more bottom ground electrodes (hooks) and, typically, do not need gapping of the...
It depends on your car and what's wrong with it.
That depends on the model year however, a timing belt (or timing chain) is generally found at the front of the engine.
Considering that the Buick Century has been in production on & off for nearly 70 years, adding a model year to your question might have been helpful. Assuming you're referring to the latest generation with the 3100 V6, a serpentine belt can be purchased online for less than $20. It would probably...
Not sure of you did this check fuse, then check fuel filter
Neither one of these. Your car requires SAE 5w30 weight oil.
Depends on the engine. Some have a bleader valve and others you must bleed at the radiator cap. Yes the engine must be running. What you need to do is start the car and let it run for a few minuts.. You can rev the engine a little but ya dont need to rev it up much. If the engine has a bleader valve...
Answer . Either your window switches are bad or the motors are.. The same exact thing happened on my 92 and I just finished fixing it. There are separate ground wires between the front and rear windows. Your ground is probably bad, mine had actually broken in half in the rubber boot in between the...
look in your glove box any car body altered by factory or aftermarket roof company should have some kind of tool or key to manually access a manual roof crank hole its usually located overhead under map lights housing once removed you will see a hole at the end of the roof motor like a square or...
they had corrosion problems and mounting screw problems but what is your question?
Could be your CV Joint or tie rod
oh yeah it will stop and warp parts if there is aluminum, burn piston rings oh yeah list goes on
How to take out crank shaft on century 2001 buick century