1998 Buick Century

4 Recalls & Safety Reports

Recall List for the 1998 Buick Century

Official recalls have been issued for the 1998 Buick Century by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Buick service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Buick customer service.

  1. 1998 Buick Century STEERING NHTSA Campaign #09E005000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 17, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 979

    Summary: Dorman is recalling 979 steering knuckles, dorman P/nos. 697-902 and 697-903, sold under dorman's "oe solutionstm" brand name, and Napa P/nos. 7-8502 and 7-8503 which were sold for replacement use on the various vehicles listed above. A potential material or design defect could result in the steering knuckle breaking in the hub area.

    Consequence: A broken steering knuckle could result in loss of steering control and a possible crash without warning.

    Actions: Dorman will notify owners and replace the defective steering knuckles free of charge and reimburse the repair facility or owner for labor. The recall began on February 23, 2009. Owners may contact dorman's toll-free hotline at 1-800-523-2492 and press 5. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E005000 »

  2. 1998 Buick Century FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES NHTSA Campaign #07E021000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 12, 2007
    • Vehicles Affected: 742

    Summary: Certain delphi fuel pressure regulators, P/nos. FP10020-11B1, FP10026-11B1, and FP10027-11B1, sold after January 9, 2007, as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles listed above. The universal pressure regulators (upr) were produced without an O'ring and retainer.

    Consequence: Fuel may leak, possibly resulting in a fire.

    Actions: Delphi will notify owners and replace the upr free of charge. The recall began on April 23, 2007. Owners can contact delphi at 877-411-8770. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07E021000 »

  3. 1998 Buick Century EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS NHTSA Campaign #99V356000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 17, 1999
    • Vehicles Affected: 411,880

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. These vehicles do not conform to the requirements of FMVSS no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." The vertical head lamp adjusting device may not be calibrated properly.

    Consequence: Driver visibility may be impaired increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Owners will be provided with an owner's manual insert containing instructions for optically aiming the headlamps. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #99V356000 »

  4. 1998 Buick Century EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS NHTSA Campaign #98V102000

    • Date Announced: MAY 15, 1998
    • Vehicles Affected: 149,342

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. The owner manuals do not contain the requirement information pertaining to the vehicle headlamp aiming device. This does not comply with requirements of FMVSS no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."

    Consequence: If the headlamp assemblies are replaced, customers may not be able to properly aim the headlights.

    Actions: Owners will be mailed an owner manual's insert which contains the appropriate information. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #98V102000 »

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