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NHTSA — Fuel System, Gasoline: Delivery: Hoses, Lines/Piping, And Fittings Problems

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1998 Buick Century fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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1998 Buick Century Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 312003

Century

  • miles

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

Hose disconnected from the gas filter caused gasoline to leak from the vehicle. The consumer managed to reconnect the hose to the filter which temporarily remedied the problem. At a repair shop, a new filter was installed when the mechanic installed the fuel filter. Consumer noticed the connection from the rubber hose to the filter was only a plastic snap and not a solid connection like the other end of the filter that goes to the engine. Consumer felt the plastic snap could snap again and cause serious or deadly injuries.

- Schertz, TX, USA

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