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NHTSA — Service Brakes, Hydraulic: Antilock: Abs Warning Light Problems


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
48,500 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 brakes problems

brakes problem

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1998 Buick Century Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 012002

Century 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,000 miles


The contact owns a 1998 Buick Century. While driving 45 mph, the antilock brake light illuminated when the brake was depressed. The dealer stated that a module needed to be replaced. The contact was unsure what type of module the dealer wanted to replace. The dealer did not make the repair. The current mileage is 104,000 and failure mileage was 60,000.

- Cleveland, OH, USA

problem #1

Nov 052002

Century 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 37,000 miles
ABS light and brake light illiminate at vehicle stared up, dealer stated that many of these Buick have ABS failure but no recall has been issued. This system failed at 37000 miles. My son's same model vehicle failed at 49000 miles.

- Byron, GA, USA

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