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NHTSA — Engine And Engine Cooling: Exhaust System: Manifold/Header/Muffler/Tail Pipe Problems

3.2

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
43,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1998 Buick Century exhaust system problems

exhaust system problem

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1998 Buick Century Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 032003

Century

  • 63,000 miles

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

The gasket has to be replaced. Anti-freeze leaked from the top, and dripped down onto the engine. However, took vehicle to dealer several times. The leak has not been found.

- Dunedin, FL, USA

problem #1

Feb 032004

(reported on)

Century

  • 23,000 miles
The intake gasket leaked antifreeze. Dealership replaced the gasket, but problem recurred within 23,000 miles. GMC consumer representative informed the consumer of a recall on this issue, but consumer's vehicle was not included in the recall due to VIN. Recall not found in artemis.

- Roseboom, NY, USA

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