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NHTSA — Steering: Hydraulic Power Assist System Problems

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
15,000 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 steering problems

steering problem

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1998 Buick Century Owner Comments

problem #3

Jun 102004

Century 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 45,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The power steering on my Buick only has power assist when turning to the right. When turning to the left the steering binds.

- Norton, MA, USA

problem #2

Nov 232002

Century

  • miles
Consumer stated that they have the same problem as recall#02V286000 power steering. Dealer will not repair because VIN# was not included.

- Mechanicsburg, PA, USA

problem #1

Aug 091998

Century

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Steering failed, causing loss of control.

- Walnut, CA, USA

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