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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NHTSA — Power Train: Manual Transmission: Lubricant Problems

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 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.

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2003 Buick Century transmission problems

transmission problem

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2003 Buick Century Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 142007

Century 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

The 2003 has a number of issues. 1. the lights turn off at random in the dark. This has happened on numerous occasions. 2. the brakes need to be replaced roughly every 8 months. My mechanic said the Buick Century has brakes that are not adequate for the weight of the car. Costly! 3. oil system leaks, complete breakdown. $1200 to replace the system. 4. the dials on the temp control come off. I am trading this pos off before it costs me more money!

- Manhattan, KS, USA

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