1.7

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
100,000 miles

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1997 Buick Century engine problems

engine problem

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1997 Buick Century Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 052003

Century 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100,000 miles

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

A mixture of water and anti freeze seeped into the oil. When this occurred the fluids mixed with the oil, and went through the intake manifold gasket. This knocked the crankshaft and destroyed the engine. The engine was replaced, but the failure recurred 8 months later.

- San Angelo, TX, USA

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