Three problems related to side/window air bag have been reported for the 1997 Buick Century. The most recently reported issues are listed below.
The passenger side air bag cover became loose, the consumer believes it is defective.
When the vehicle was purchased, the passenger side air bag cover was loose. The dealer installed a "clip" to secure the cover and advised consumer that the fix is an approved remedy. The clip broke off and the consumer was very concerned about the safety of the air bag.
The cover of the passenger side air bag has popped open about an inch along the front and sides. The dealer forced it closed, but it opened again. Mr scc.