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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 #7

Apr 272002

Century

  • miles

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

While pulling into driveway vehicle started to accelerate when brake was applied. Dealer was not notified at this time. Feel free to provide any further information.

- Sun City, AZ, USA

problem #6

Oct 222000

(reported on)

Century

  • miles
When consumer hits the brakes, the vehicle surges a foot or two, the dealer has tried to remedy the problem several times but has not been successful.

- Baltimore, MD, USA

problem #5

Oct 222000

(reported on)

Century

  • miles
When consumer hits the brakes, the vehicle surges a foot or two, the dealer has tried to remedy the problem several times but has not been successful.

- Baltimore, MD, USA

problem #4

Aug 041998

(reported on)

Century

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Cruise control speed increases upon descending a hill. (qcaw)

- Lebanon, MO, USA

problem #3

May 261998

Century

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Sudden acceleration resulting in a vehicle collision.

- Saint Loui, MO, USA

problem #2

Mar 131996

Century

  • miles
Auto-tran: Vehicle suddenly loses power while driving uphill or while passing, lurches forward when started in park, tries to lurch backward while in reverse, jumps forward at high speed in drive position, nearly caused an accident. Also when went to have vehicle inspected it was found that a wheel alignment was needed and there was a fuel leak.

- Ada, OK, USA

problem #1

Jun 261996

Century

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Engine surges or stalls intermittently.

- Garden Cit, NY, USA

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