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NHTSA — Vehicle Speed Control: Accelerator Pedal Problems

10.0

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

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1996 Buick Century engine problems

engine problem

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1996 Buick Century Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 231997

Century

  • miles

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

Once a day, the first time of operation of vehicle, will exprience starting the vehicle and driving approx. 2 blocks before problem starts. When pressing gas pedal half way down, vehicle will immediately begin stalling. Then it will automatically begin to surge. When surging begins consumer would have to hit his brakes quickly. After this happen engine dies. Stalling and surging and engine dying happens sometimes. Buick service manager says the problem is happening in most 95/96 Buick with a 3.1 engine.

- Newton, IA, USA

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