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6.0

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
13,067 miles

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1996 Buick Century suspension problems

suspension problem

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1996 Buick Century Owner Comments

problem #2

Oct 012003

(reported on)

Century

  • 26,134 miles

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

The vehicle's front end and steering wheel experienced severe vibrations at speeds exceeding 70 mph. The consumer purchased four new Michelin tire but they did not correct the vibration problem. The gear selector became stuck in the park position periodically. The dealer was unable to duplicate the problem.

- Sarasota, FL, USA

problem #1

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

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