Car Stall Problems of Buick Century



Buick Century owners have reported 16 problems related to car stall (under the engine and engine cooling category).

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2001 Buick Century 1
Failure Date: 06/10/2014

The contact owns a 2001 Buick Century. While driving approximately 35 mph, the vehicle stalled. The vehicle was able to be restarted, but the failure recurred multiple times. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who could not determine the cause of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired and the manufacturer was not notified. The approximate failure mileage was 200,000.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2000 Buick Century 2
Failure Date: 03/07/2014

The contact owns a 2000 Buick Century. The contact stated that while driving 70 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The contact mentioned that the failure occurred intermittently. The vehicle was not diagnosed. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 65,000 and the current mileage was 70,000.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2000 Buick Century 3
Failure Date: 06/12/2013

The contact owns a 2000 Buick Century. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 30 mph, the vehicle suddenly stalled without warning. After restarting the engine, the vehicle operated as normal. The contact indicated that the failure had occurred on multiple occasions. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The VIN was not available. The failure mileage was 150,000.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2004 Buick Century 4
Failure Date: 11/03/2011

The contact owns a 2004 Buick Century. The contact stated that the vehicle suddenly stalled. The contact was able to restart the engine and the vehicle operated normally. The vehicle was diagnosed by an independent mechanic but the defect could not be duplicated and no repairs was performed. Thefailure recurred approximately two years later. The manufacturer was not notified of the defect. The failure mileage was approximately 120,000.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 1999 Buick Century 5
Failure Date: 03/22/2006

: the contact stated while traveling 20 mph the vehicle stalled. No warning lights illuminated prior to the failure. The vehicle was towed to the dealer where it was determined to have a faulty cam shaft. The contact was informed that the engine needed to be replaced.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2001 Buick Century 6
Failure Date: 02/01/2006

The consumer's 2001 Buick Century stalls when slowing down to make a turn.


car image   Car Stall problem of the 2003 Buick Century 7
Failure Date: 07/19/2004

While driving,vehicle stalled. Consumer restarted vehicle, and drove it to the dealer for inspection. Mechanic informed consumer that the vehicle was placed on diagnostic machine, and no problem was recalled from the machine. Then, mechanic took the vehicle on a test drive . Vehicle duplicated the problem. But mechanic insisted that no solution was available at this time.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 1999 Buick Century 8
Failure Date: 02/21/2003

The vehicle stalled, the dealer attempted to fix the problem on several occasions.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2001 Buick Century 9
Failure Date: 04/15/2002

Consumer stated vehicle stalled while driving 5 mph, the engine was replaced under warranty, however at 3000 miles the vehicle experienced engine problems again and was returned to the dealership for additional repairs.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 1998 Buick Century 10
Failure Date: 11/20/1999

Engine was damaged and had to be replaced when oil filter fell(?) off the engine and car was driven 2+ miles with no oil in engine. Car stalled and was restarted 3 times. At no time did the oil warning light indicate a problem! dealer said engine was damaged and must be replaced but would not be covered by warranty because engine had been operated without oil. It cost me about $4,000 for a new engine. On several occasions the car will not move when reverse or drive are selected until the selector is moved in and out of other positions. This has been an annoyance only.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 1998 Buick Century 11
Failure Date: 11/07/1998

Vehicle has ongoing problem with stalling. Vehicle has been inspected and parts replaced. However, stalling still occurs. Dealer informed, problem cannot be found.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 1996 Buick Century 12
Failure Date: 10/01/1998

While driving 30 mph and the vehicle is not warmed up, the vehicle stalls without warning. When proceeding after a stop, vehicle stalls without warning, consumer states that this intermittent, and that the problem is with the fuel jets.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 1996 Buick Century 13
Failure Date: 08/12/1996

Car contunues to stall after many repair attempts.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 1996 Buick Century 14

Vehicle keeps stalling intermittently while in traffic without any warning.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 1996 Buick Century 15

While driving at any speeds in traffic vehicle will stall intermittently without warning. Mechanic cannot determine defect. Please provide further information.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 1998 Buick Century 16

Vehicle stalls in reverse for no reason. Vehicle also shifts erratically when put in any gear. Consumer states that when the vehicle is in any forward gear and upon stopping and putting the shift lever into reverse, the vehicle is not engaged in reverse and does not respond when depressing the gas pedal, consumer states that he has to move the shift lever around and back into reverse for it to engage, this has been an ongoing problem and the dealer has worked on this problem 3 times, just recently the dealer replaced the shift control cable and everything seems okay for right now.


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