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Power Window Failure

2001 Buick Century

This problem may be covered under warranty. Ask your Buick dealer.


fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
61,500 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. buy an extended warranty (1 reports)
  2. not sure (1 reports)
2001 Buick Century electrical problems

electrical problem

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2001 Buick Century Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 082009

Century 3.2L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 90,000 miles


2 of the power windows went out within a week of each other and the third this year and they have all gone out in the middle of August in the desert heat. This car is the worst thing I have ever driven with electrical problems galore

- , Phelan, CA, USA

problem #1

Apr 202004

(reported on)

Century Custom

  • 33,000 miles

Before purchasing, I visited with two different service advisors (Buick Dealerships) regarding any ongoing reliablility issues. Both suggested buying an extended warranty as I would likely need to replace one or more power window motors. AND THEY WERE RIGHT!!!! At 33,000 & 36,000 miles, both driver & passenger side power window motors failed. This is VERY annoying as the '98 Malibu (traded-in) had the same problem. And my wife's Rivieras both had powere window failures. SO WHAT"S UP GM?? It's time to review your QC !!

- , Phoenix, AZ, USA

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