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NHTSA — Service Brakes, Hydraulic: Foundation Components: Drum Problems

5.8

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
14,200 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2002 Buick Century brakes problems

brakes problem

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2002 Buick Century Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 212004

Century 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 14,200 miles

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

The brake pads wore out prematurely to the point where they were making a grinding metal to metal noise. The brakes were not able to stop vehicle immediately when applied. This resulted in extended stopping distanced. Dealership replaced front brake pads and adjusted the rear brakes.

- Union City, NJ, USA

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