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1996 Buick Century

22 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

TSB List for the 1996 Buick Century

The TSB information displayed below are summaries. Unfortunately we do not have access to the full versions. To get full information about a particular TSB, write down the TSB title & date, & either contact your local dealer or click on the links below.

STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

  • TSB #9709013202B

    NHTSA ID #54328

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: EXPERIENCING INTERMITTENT STEERING COLUMN SNAP OR CLICK NOISE WHEN TURNING. *YC

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK

  • TSB #970801735026

    NHTSA ID #54419

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COMMENT THAT THE ABS LIGHT IS ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC'S) 46 AND 86 SET AS CURRENT OR HISTORY. *YC

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SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

  • TSB #4615

    NHTSA ID #10023171

    • Date Announced: no date provided
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ABS PUMP RUNNING WHEN NOT NEEDED. *NJ

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

  • TSB #010601002A

    NHTSA ID #10000782

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REVISED PISTON PIN REMOVAL / INSTALLATION PROCEDURE. *TT

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  • TSB #98876121A

    NHTSA ID #601058

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CLATTERING NOISE AT IDLE SPEED ORIGINATING FROM THE TIMING CHAIN AND FRONT COVER AREA. *YC

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  • TSB #776001

    NHTSA ID #52935

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION CONCERNING ENGINE KNOCK/RATTLE OR TAP NOISE BEFORE ENGINE HAS REACHED OPERATING TEMPERATURE OR UNDER LIGHT LOAD CONDITIONS AT OPERATING TEMPERATURE (REPLACE PISTON AND/OR ROD ASSEMBLIES). AK

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  • TSB #776001

    NHTSA ID #51302

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KNOCK, RATTLE OR TAP NOISE FROM THE ENGINE BEFORE THE ENGINE HAS REACHED OPERATING TEMPERATURE OR UNDER LIGHT LOAD CONDITIONS AT OPERATING TEMPERATURE KNOCK, RATTLE OR TAP NOISE FROM THE ENGINE BEFORE THE ENGINE HAS REACHED OPERATING

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

  • TSB #020601014

    NHTSA ID #634708

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING REVISED LOWER INTAKE MANIFOLD INSTALLATION. *TT

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  • TSB #010601010A

    NHTSA ID #620810

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING POLYMER SERVICE PISTONS. *TT

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  • TSB #990604005A

    NHTSA ID #619360

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT ON DRIVEABILITY SYMPTONS OF LONG OR HARD STARTS, CHUGGLE, ROUGH IDLE AND LIGHT OR INTERMITTENT MISFIRE DUE TO CLOGGED FUEL INJECTORS. *TT

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  • TSB #990604005

    NHTSA ID #604343

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME OWNERS MAY EXPERIENCE A DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOM OF LONG OR HARD STARTS, CHUGGLE, ROUGH IDLE AND LIGHT OR INTERMITTENT MISFIRE. *TT

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  • TSB #876002A

    NHTSA ID #615073

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME V6 ENGINES MAY, ON A VERY INFREQUENT BASIS, HAVE AN OIL ODOR CONDITION THAT IS GENERALLY ENCOUNTERED AFTER THE ENGINE'S OIL HAS BEEN CHANGED.TYPICALLY THE ODOR LASTS APPROXIMATELY 1000 MILES AFTER THE CHANGE OF OIL AND THEN DOES NOT RE

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  • TSB #98576124A

    NHTSA ID #601915

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COMMENTS ON A TICKING TYPE NOISE THAT BEGINS SHORTLY AFTER COLD ENGINE START-UP AND GRADUALLY DIMINISHES AS THE ENGINE WARMS UP. *YC

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

  • TSB #971101776304

    NHTSA ID #54066

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT PERTAINING TO DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOMS DUE TO FUEL INJECTOR DEPOSITS. *YC

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

  • TSB #98776304A

    NHTSA ID #600282

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOM OF LONG OR HARD STARTS, CHUGGLE, ROUGH IDLE AND LIGHT OR INTERMITTENT MISFIRE. *YC

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #677164

    NHTSA ID #51296

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INTERMITTENT NEUTRAL OR LOSS OF DRIVE AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS OR FROM FOURTH GEAR (REPLACE CONTROL VALVE BODY ASSEMBLY). *TW

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  • TSB #577106A

    NHTSA ID #50571

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 1996
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COLD START RATTLE NOISE. *TW

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POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

  • TSB #577106A

    NHTSA ID #51497

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COLD START RATTLE NOISE (DIAGNOSIS/SERVICE PROCEDURE). *TW

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POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #990730030A

    NHTSA ID #619370

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: OWNERS OF SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HYDRA-MATIC 3T40, 4T60, 4T60-E OR 4T65-E TRANSAXLES MAY COMMENT ON A GRINDING AND / OR GROWLING NOISE THAT IS NOTICEABLE WHEN STANDING IN PARK ON A HILL OR SLOPE WITH THE ENGINE RUNNING AND THE PARKING

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  • TSB #990730030

    NHTSA ID #6089996

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HYDRA-MATIC 3T40, 4T60 OR 4T60-E TRANSXALES MAY COMMENT ON A GRINDING AND / OR GROWLING NOISE THAT IS NOTICEABLE WHEN IN PARK ON INCLINE. *TT

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #PIP4723B

    NHTSA ID #10113443

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 22 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

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SEAT BELTS

  • TSB #PIC4696C

    NHTSA ID #10141381

    • Date Announced: MAY 31 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

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