Parking Brake Problems of Buick Century

Buick Century owners have reported 2 parking brake related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 2 most common parking brake problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's hydraulic parking brake (1 problem). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's parking brake (1 problem). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Parking Brake related problems of Buick Century

Problem Category Number of Problems
Hydraulic Parking Brake problems
Parking Brake problems

  Recently reported Parking Brake problems of Buick Century

The Hydraulic Parking Brake problem

Emergency brake will not engage. Vehicle rolls forward after the brake has been engaged when parking on a hill. Vehicle was taken in to get repaired, the drums were tightened and car stopped rolling forward. 6 months later the car is rolling again when parked on a hill.   Read details...

The Parking Brake problem

Emergency brake failed.   Read details...

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