Buick Century owners have reported 151 exterior lighting related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 10 most common exterior lighting problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's headlights (65 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's headlight switch (31 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Headlight Switch problems|
|Exterior Lighting problems|
|High/low Beam Switch problems|
|Turn Signal problems|
|Turn Signal Switch problems|
|Tail Light problems|
|Hazard Flashing Warning Light Switch problems|
|Headlight Concealment Device problems|
|Turn Signal Flasher Unit problems|
Headlights went off while driving on interstate at night. ( I may have flashed my high beams to signal a truck that it was safe to change lanes before this happened. Interior lights still working when this happened. Nothing I did would bring headlights back on. Read details...
I was driving at night when the headlights shut off, had to hit the dash near the light switch to turn the lights back on. Read details...
Defective odometer readings, gear indicators disappeared. The odometer reading disappeared, and the gear indicator disappeared on instrument cluster. I have no way to read my odometer, nor do I know what gear I am in, prnd21. Now I can accidently be in reverse and not even know it. Read details...
2003 Buick Century headlights go out while driving. The lights would come back on by flicking the dimmer switch. Extremely dangerous. I was informed it could possibly be the body control module or dimmer switch. Read details...
While in motion the high beam will go out and low beam with it - no lights at all. You must push or pull the turn signal lever to turn the lights on again. Read details...