Latches/locks/linkage Problems of Buick Century

Buick Century owners have reported 8 latches/locks/linkage related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 4 most common latches/locks/linkage problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's trunk lid lock (3 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's hood latch (2 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Latches/locks/linkage related problems of Buick Century

  Recently reported Latches/locks/linkage problems of Buick Century

The Trunk Lid Lock problem

The contact owns a 1998 Buick Century. The contact stated that there is no alternative way to unlock the trunk. The contact locked the keys in the trunk of the vehicle and was unable to access the trunk. The contact had to go home to retrieve a spare set of keys to unlock the trunk.   Read details...

The Hood Latch problem

The hood will not lock because the latch broke. Consumer was informed by the dealer that the part needed is no longer manufactured.   Read details...

The Latches/locks/linkage problem

There is a part missing on the drivers seat belt that makes it difficult to use. I find that drivers are unwilling to fish the buckle off of the floor, and the buckle oftentimes wedges itself between a seat lever and the door.   Read details...

The Door Latch problem

1996 Buick Century. Automatic door locks will lock when the car is in gear and idling. Driver mistakenly got out of car with the car in gear and idling. The automatic door locks immediately locked the driver out of the car.   Read details...

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