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How much does it cost to replace a brake booster
One of the most common causes of the brake pedal going to the floor is a loss of brake fluid. Generally, this is easy to detect due to the fact that there is usually brake fluid leaking on the ground...
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Loud bang from front wheel and the wheel locks up in reverse. It didn't show signs of a bad cv shaft. binding or hub bearing?
Hitting a pothole can damage wheel bearings. Basically, the force of the impact causes the ball bearings to get driven into the bearing race and cause indentations in the race. Then the bearing eventually becomes noisy. You could have damaged...
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Should spark plugs be replaced early if 1999 buick century is over 18 years old?
It certainly would not hurt to remove the spark plugs to take a look at them to determine if they need to be replaced. A normal looking spark plug will have a grayish tan color to the threads and electrode....
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My 2003 buick century will not shift out of 1st gear and speedometer doesnt work. Can you send a machanic
Hi there. You can request to have one of our mobile mechanics come to your location and complete a car is hard to shift inspection to determine what is causing this problem by clicking this link. It is possible that...
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drivers side power window will not go down on 1999 buick Century
Hello, thank you for writing in. The window motor may have failed, and replacing it is a good idea. If you have a voltmeter, you can test that the motor is receiving power when the switch is pressed to go...
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Need price for oil pan gasket replacement on 2003 Buick Century
Hi there. If you'd like to receive a price quote for a new oil pan gasket being installed on your Buick Century, simply click this link to the oil pan gasket service page. Once on that page, you'll click the...
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Antilock warning stay on after I start the ignition on 2004 Buick Century, also the Traction control light stays on
This may be an issue of a faulty ABS control module or possibly faulty wheel sensors. The ABS control module controls the activation of the ABS system based upon inputs from the ABS wheel sensors. When this module is not...
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03 buick century p1810 code and wont shift into 3rd gear, transmission has been replaced
Hi there. The major problem with ECU's is that they don't forget stored codes unless instructed to do so. This means that if you were getting this error code; which might be something wrong with the transmission control valve for...
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I blew a head gasket and then I got a bottle of blue devil it seems it sealed but when I start my 2003buick century it grinds
Hi there. The biggest problem with 'engine seal' liquids is that they typically create more problems than create solutions. Unfortunately, when these products are used, it's incredibly difficult to diagnose what's causing your issues without completing a physical inspection. It's...
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WHEN HITTING BRAKES, REAR END SHAKES,JUMPS AND MAKES A LOUD GRINDING SOUND
If the noise is due to worn brakes alone, the pad material may be completely gone and thus the metal backing plate is grinding against the brake rotor when you apply the brakes. It's possible there is part interference as...
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Q: Idle rough
There are a number of things that may cause a rough idle. A rough idle may be caused by things such as low fuel pressure, low voltage to the fuel injectors, dirty fuel injectors, a vacuum leak, a faulty Oxygen...
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I have a 97 Buick century and when I'm driving the speedometer is bouncing and when I'm driving it starts to jerk sometimes
If the vehicle speed is constant, but the speedometer reading is erratic, there is a fault in the gauge cluster or in the signal from the transmission. If, though, you are referring to erratic engine operation, perhaps just at low...
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Vehicle was sputtering and lost power. Gets spark, cranks but wont start
Hello. There are few things that I recommend you have a technician inspect. In order of probability your vehicle may have a bad mass air flow sensor, a bad crank position sensor, a bad throttle position sensor, or restricted fuel...
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I have a 2002 Buick Century and my "service vehicle soon" light is on along with the "anti lock" light and the "Trac off" light.
Hi Eric. Thanks for contacting us today. Unfortunately, it's not possible to correctly diagnose the root source of your warning lights remotely. The lights you've indicated - the ABS and Trac Off light are monitored and triggered by multiple vehicle...
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I've got a 2003 Buick Century 3.1 engine. I have replaced the head gaskets, radiator, thermostat, water pump,and heater core and a
This is usually caused by air pockets in the system. Purge air from the cooling system and see if this fixes the problem. You may have a slipping serpentine belt and should check it for slipping.
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My check engine light is on even after replacing both O2 sensors.
When a car has as many miles as your has, the problems really start to stack up until it seems like everything happens at once. Reading and interpreting the codes can be more subtle than it appears.The guys at the...
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my engine light still comes on after i replaced the 02 sensors and the idle air control valve .now the code is low voltage on bank
The codes describe the conditions in the circuit. A low sensor voltage code may not mean the sensor is bad, it might mean there is a problem in the wiring harness or in the relay for the sensor heater. I'm...
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my99 3.1 gm idles up and down replaced the iac and egr what gives then dies but driving its ok
You most likely have a intake vacuum leak. You should have the computer scanned first to make sure you do not have a TPS problem or other sensor issue. Pinch off the vacuum line to the brake booster to see...
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abs light stays on in my 2001 Buick century limited edition
If you altered the rear brakes then this may be the cause of the ABS light coming on? I suggest you have the ABS system tested and if it is due to the modifications you did then there may not...
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2000 Buick century stop accelerating while driving,it did not shut off over heat did not smoke, I check trans fluid it was ok
The computer may limit engine power if it detects a system problem. You will need to have the computer scanned for codes stored in memory to see what has caused the loss of power and acceleration. You may have a...

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