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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
55,665 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1998 Buick Century accessories - interior problems

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1998 Buick Century Owner Comments

problem #3

Jun 252013


  • miles


No top tether anchor available for child car seat. GM refuses to retrofit and says that there is no retrofit kit available, even though there was a bulletin in March 2012 that says that they will retrofit one for free. Unable to safety Transport my child.

- Murfreesboro, TN, USA

problem #2

Sep 022008


  • 112,300 miles
Dash board light where the mileage shows. Cannot see anything, the light suddenly went out and cannot see miles on car. Also, automatic button to push seat back and forth is not working. I consider this a safety factor because the seat is pushed up to close to the front.

- Dayton, OR, USA

problem #1

Sep 192001

Century 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 54,696 miles
The vehicle drifted to the left, noises seemed to have been coming from the steering, the power steering locked up, the rack and pinion had gone out and leaked, the A/C control was inoperative, the seat belt button latch had fallen and the button was missing, the wheel alignment was out of specifics, the driver door was hard to open, the panel had moved when the window was rolled down, the power window(s) were inoperative, the shifter goes in and out, the right front door exterior trim was hard to open, the passengers seat coushin was too soft and had collapsed, and the door's mirror was loose. The service dealer had found no problems with the steering. Scc

- Madeira Beach, FL, USA

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