Buick Century owners have reported 116 visibility related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 16 most common visibility problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's power window (38 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's windshield (27 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Power Window problems|
|Windshield Wiper/washer problems|
|Windshield Wiper/washer Motor problems|
|Windshield Wiper/washer Linkages problems|
|Side/rear Glass problems|
|Defogger Controls problems|
|Exterior Rearview Mirror problems|
|Rearview Mirror problems|
|Windshield Wiper/washer Switch problems|
|Interior Rearview Mirror problems|
|Window Regulator Failed problems|
The drivers window will go down when you put key in ignition right before you start vehicle. After it goes down you must wait 10 seconds or so and you can put window up. This is the exact same issue my 2007 chevy trailblazer is being recalled for. But the Buick Century is not on the recall list. Read details...
The contact owns a 2002 Buick Century. The contact stated that the windshield sparkles in the sunlight due to frost. The glare impairs his visibility when driving. The dealer recommended that he buy a new windshield. The failure and current mileages were 95,000. Updated 12/08/08. Read details...
The contact owns a 2003 Buick Century. The contact stated that when using the windshield wipers in inclement weather they would not operate properly and would remain on one side. The vehicle was inspected by a dealer who informed him that he would need to have them tightened. Read details...
The windshield wipers refuse to lower when turned off. Read details...
2000 Buick Century. Consumer writes in regards to vehicle window motor/ regulator repairs. The consumer stated the window regulator was replaced three times. Read details...