Buick Century owners have reported 11 problems related to brake foundation components (under the service brakes category). The most recently reported issues are listed below. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Buick Century based on all problems reported for the Century.
Consumer was at a intersection and was approaching a stop lightapplied brakes and hit the vehicle in front of him. Pedal went all the way down to the floor.
See all problems of the 2001 Buick Century .
When taking foot slightly off the brake vehicle took off. Consumer stated this was very dangerous someone could get run over. Please provide any further information.
See all problems of the 2000 Buick Century .
Brakes on vehicle were making noises when driving, and there was extended stopping distance. Consumer was trying to slow down. Contacted dealer,and dealer was not willing to do anything.
Consumer states has had numerous brake problems since vehicle was purchased. At 11500 mi had to have rotors turned and brake pads replaced. At 12500mi replaced front rotors, brake pads and galipers. At 24000mi replaced rear brake cylinders, cut down/turned rear drums, replaced front rotors and replaced 2 lower control arm bushings. Passenger side window was rattling.
While driving uphill, vehicle began slowing so consumer accelerated, vehicle hesitated for a moment and then took off, consumer took foot off accelerator, however vehicle continued to accelerate at a rapid rate, consumer kept foot on brake slowing vehicle, consumer put vehicle in park and shut it off, brakes were so hot that flames were coming out of the wheels, consumer threw snow on tires to extinguish fire on both tires, brake discs were glowing orange, consumer traded vehicle for a 2000 model, however was $5000 more and feels she is entitled to some compensation.
See all problems of the 1999 Buick Century .
While on an incline position at a light or stop sign and brakes applied, when releasing the brake pedal, the vehicle will roll back, almost causing an accident.
See all problems of the 1998 Buick Century .
When consumer hits the brakes, the vehicle surges a foot or two, the dealer has tried to remedy the problem several times but has not been successful.
See all problems of the 1996 Buick Century .
Excessive force needed to stop vehicle.
The consumer states that the pedal will not hold its breaking power and would slowly creep to the floor.
The brakes make noise when applied, the dealer and manufacturer have been notified. Nlm.
Consumer states of having the abs system light is on and off. Dealer was contacted. Ts.
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|Brake Electric Antilock problems||
|Brake Hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings problems||
|Service Brakes problems||
|Brake Foundation Components problems||
|Brake Light On problems||
|Brake Abs Warning Light problems||
|Brake Disc Rotor problems||
|Brakes Failed problems||
|Brake Drum Wheel Cylinder problems||
|Brake Disc Pads problems||