Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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1998 Buick Century steering problems

steering problem

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1998 Buick Century Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 231998


  • miles


Power steering mechanism moans, graons, and shudders, steering wheel hard to turn and fluid levels drop. According to their service manager, the power steering pump system has a factory defect. Engineers have been trying five years to resolve, they cannot fix problem. Brake system has abnormal wear for age of car, rotors have been turned and ground twice in 18 months. Front-end components have broken namely rocker arm assembly in first 100 miles and remained broke for 28,000 miles. Nuts and bolts have fallen out of the front end suspense system. (tiresize: P205/70R15) (tiresize: P205/70R15)( dot number: Tire size: P205/70R15 )

- Cypress, TX, USA

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