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 Defect Investigations of Buick Century

There have been 20 defect investigations conducted for the following Buick Century model year vehicles.

1 Steering defect investigations of Buick Century vehicles
This investigation was opened on Sep. 15, 2003. It was closed on Dec. 18, 2003. This investigation resulted in a vehicle safety recall.
Gm's letter to NHTSA dated December 11, 2003, expands its original recall (NHTSA 02v286) to include certain w-body vehicles: 96-97 olds cutlass supreme; 98 olds intrigue; 97-98 olds cutlass; 97-98 chevy lumina, monte carlo and malibu; 96 pontiac grand prix; and 96-98 Buick regal.
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1997 Buick Century, the 1998 Buick Century, the 1996 Buick Regal, the 1997 Buick Regal, the 1998 Buick Regal, the 1996 Chevrolet Lumina, the 1997 Chevrolet Lumina, the 1998 Chevrolet Lumina, the 1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, the 1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, the 1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, the 1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, the 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, the 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue.
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2 Steering rack and pinion defect investigations of Buick Century vehicles
This investigation was opened on Jan. 2, 2003. It was closed on Sep. 15, 2003. Gm conducted a safety recall (NHTSA # 02v286) to address a steering defect pertaining to a lower pinion bearing (lpb) within the rack and pinion steering gear (r&p). The recall covered 1,159,156 model year 1997-1998 pontiac grand prix vehicles built between March 1, 1996 and October 31, 1997,
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1997 Buick Century, the 1998 Buick Century, the 1996 Buick Park Avenue, the 1997 Buick Park Avenue, the 1998 Buick Park Avenue, the 1996 Buick Regal, the 1997 Buick Regal, the 1998 Buick Regal, the 1996 Cadillac Deville, the 1997 Cadillac Deville, the 1998 Cadillac Deville, the 1996 Cadillac Seville, the 1997 Cadillac Seville, the 1998 Cadillac Seville, the 1996 Chevrolet Corvette, the 1996 Chevrolet Lumina, the 1997 Chevrolet Lumina, the 1998 Chevrolet Lumina, the 1997 Chevrolet Malibu, the 1998 Chevrolet Malibu, the 1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, the 1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, the 1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, the 1996 Oldsmobile 98, the 1997 Oldsmobile 98, the 1998 Oldsmobile 98, the 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass, the 1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass, the 1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, the 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, the 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue, the 1996 Pontiac Grand Am, the 1997 Pontiac Grand Am, the 1998 Pontiac Grand Am.
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3 Vehicle speed control linkages defect investigations of Buick Century vehicles
This investigation was opened on Feb. 2, 2000. It was closed on Jan. 19, 2001. In November 1999, gm initiated a non-safety owner notification campaign to address certain 2000 Chevrolet, pontiac and buicks, equipped with th 3. 1l engine, to replace engine's throttle body. Due to an oversized cable ball retention feature, the cable end could disconnect from the throttle body.
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 2000 Buick Century, the 2000 Chevrolet Lumina, the 2000 Chevrolet Malibu, the 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix.
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4 Visibility defect investigations of Buick Century vehicles
This investigation was opened on Aug. 20, 1999. It was closed on Jan. 13, 2000. Incidents of wiper failure (owner reports and warranty) are very high, and many of reports indicate that the failures are still occurring in 1999. Failure reports also indicate that the problem is not limited to freezing weather conditions.
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1997 Buick Century, the 1998 Buick Century, the 1997 Buick Regal, the 1998 Buick Regal, the 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue, the 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix, the 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix.
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5 Visibility defect investigations of Buick Century vehicles
This investigation was opened on Apr. 16, 1999. It was closed on Aug. 20, 1999. Alleged that the windshied wipers fail, particularly during cold weather operation
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1997 Buick Century, the 1998 Buick Century, the 1997 Buick Regal, the 1998 Buick Regal, the 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue, the 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix, the 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix.
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6 Vehicle speed control linkages defect investigations of Buick Century vehicles
This investigation was opened on Jun. 26, 1992. It was closed on Jan. 31, 1994. There is no summary currently available
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1987 Buick Century, the 1988 Buick Century, the 1989 Buick Century, the 1990 Buick Century, the 1991 Buick Century, the 1987 Buick Regal, the 1988 Buick Regal, the 1989 Buick Regal, the 1990 Buick Regal, the 1991 Buick Regal, the 1987 Chevrolet Beretta, the 1988 Chevrolet Beretta, the 1989 Chevrolet Beretta, the 1990 Chevrolet Beretta, the 1991 Chevrolet Beretta, the 1987 Chevrolet Cavalier, the 1988 Chevrolet Cavalier, the 1989 Chevrolet Cavalier, the 1990 Chevrolet Cavalier, the 1991 Chevrolet Cavalier, the 1987 Chevrolet Corsica, the 1988 Chevrolet Corsica, the 1989 Chevrolet Corsica, the 1990 Chevrolet Corsica, the 1991 Chevrolet Corsica, the 1987 Chevrolet Lumina, the 1988 Chevrolet Lumina, the 1989 Chevrolet Lumina, the 1990 Chevrolet Lumina, the 1991 Chevrolet Lumina, the 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass, the 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera, the 1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera, the 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera, the 1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera, the 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, the 1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, the 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, the 1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, the 1987 Pontiac 6000, the 1988 Pontiac 6000, the 1989 Pontiac 6000, the 1990 Pontiac 6000, the 1991 Pontiac 6000, the 1987 Pontiac Grand Prix, the 1988 Pontiac Grand Prix, the 1989 Pontiac Grand Prix, the 1990 Pontiac Grand Prix, the 1991 Pontiac Grand Prix, the 1987 Pontiac Sunbird, the 1988 Pontiac Sunbird, the 1989 Pontiac Sunbird, the 1990 Pontiac Sunbird, the 1991 Pontiac Sunbird, the 1987 Pontiac Tempest, the 1988 Pontiac Tempest, the 1989 Pontiac Tempest, the 1990 Pontiac Tempest, the 1991 Pontiac Tempest.
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7 Service brakes, hydraulic defect investigations of Buick Century vehicles
This investigation was opened on Aug. 30, 1991. It was closed on Nov. 4, 1991. There is no summary currently available
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1986 Buick Century, the 1986 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1986 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1986 Pontiac 6000.
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8 Steering defect investigations of Buick Century vehicles
This investigation was opened on Jun. 12, 1989. It was closed on Oct. 9, 1990. There is no summary currently available
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1987 Buick Century, the 1987 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1987 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1987 Pontiac 6000.
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9 Steering defect investigations of Buick Century vehicles
This investigation was opened on Mar. 20, 1989. It was closed on Jun. 12, 1989. There is no summary currently available
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1987 Buick Century, the 1987 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1987 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1987 Pontiac 6000.
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10 Exterior lighting defect investigations of Buick Century vehicles
This investigation was opened on Jan. 19, 1989. It was closed on May. 24, 1989. There is no summary currently available
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1988 Buick Century, the 1988 Buick Skyhawk, the 1988 Cadillac Cimarron, the 1988 Chevrolet Cavalier, the 1988 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1988 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1988 Oldsmobile Firenza, the 1988 Pontiac 6000, the 1988 Pontiac Sunbird.
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11 Service brakes, hydraulic defect investigations of Buick Century vehicles
This investigation was opened on Jan. 17, 1989. It was closed on May. 8, 1990. There is no summary currently available
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1987 Buick Century, the 1988 Buick Century, the 1987 Buick Skyhawk, the 1988 Buick Skyhawk, the 1987 Buick Skylark, the 1988 Buick Skylark, the 1987 Cadillac Cimarron, the 1988 Cadillac Cimarron, the 1987 Chevrolet Cavalier, the 1988 Chevrolet Cavalier, the 1987 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1988 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1987 Oldsmobile Calais, the 1988 Oldsmobile Calais, the 1987 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1988 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1987 Oldsmobile Firenza, the 1988 Oldsmobile Firenza, the 1987 Pontiac 6000, the 1988 Pontiac 6000, the 1987 Pontiac Grand Am, the 1988 Pontiac Grand Am, the 1987 Pontiac Sunbird, the 1988 Pontiac Sunbird.
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12 Exterior lighting defect investigations of Buick Century vehicles
This investigation was opened on Feb. 9, 1988. It was closed on May. 11, 1988. There is no summary currently available
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1984 Buick Century, the 1985 Buick Century, the 1984 Buick Lesabre, the 1985 Buick Lesabre, the 1984 Buick Regal, the 1985 Buick Regal, the 1984 Buick Skyhawk, the 1985 Buick Skyhawk, the 1984 Cadillac Cimarron, the 1985 Cadillac Cimarron, the 1984 Chevrolet Caprice, the 1985 Chevrolet Caprice, the 1984 Chevrolet Cavalier, the 1985 Chevrolet Cavalier, the 1984 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1985 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1984 Chevrolet Impala, the 1985 Chevrolet Impala, the 1984 Oldsmobile 88, the 1985 Oldsmobile 88, the 1984 Oldsmobile Calais, the 1985 Oldsmobile Calais, the 1984 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1985 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1984 Oldsmobile Firenza, the 1985 Oldsmobile Firenza, the 1984 Pontiac 2000, the 1985 Pontiac 2000, the 1984 Pontiac 6000, the 1985 Pontiac 6000, the 1984 Pontiac Grand Am, the 1985 Pontiac Grand Am, the 1984 Pontiac Parisienne, the 1985 Pontiac Parisienne.
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13 Vehicle speed control linkages defect investigations of Buick Century vehicles
This investigation was opened on Aug. 27, 1987. It was closed on Nov. 27, 1991. There is no summary currently available
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1986 Buick Century, the 1987 Buick Century, the 1986 Buick Electra, the 1987 Buick Electra, the 1986 Buick Lesabre, the 1987 Buick Lesabre, the 1986 Buick Riviera, the 1987 Buick Riviera, the 1986 Oldsmobile 88, the 1987 Oldsmobile 88, the 1986 Oldsmobile 98, the 1987 Oldsmobile 98, the 1986 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1987 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1986 Oldsmobile Toronado, the 1987 Oldsmobile Toronado, the 1986 Pontiac Bonneville, the 1987 Pontiac Bonneville.
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14 Steering defect investigations of Buick Century vehicles
This investigation was opened on Dec. 16, 1986. It was closed on Sep. 19, 1988. There is no summary currently available
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1982 Buick Century, the 1983 Buick Century, the 1984 Buick Century, the 1985 Buick Century, the 1986 Buick Century, the 1981 Buick Skyhawk, the 1982 Buick Skyhawk, the 1983 Buick Skyhawk, the 1984 Buick Skyhawk, the 1985 Buick Skyhawk, the 1986 Buick Skyhawk, the 1980 Buick Skylark, the 1981 Buick Skylark, the 1982 Buick Skylark, the 1983 Buick Skylark, the 1984 Buick Skylark, the 1985 Buick Skylark, the 1981 Cadillac Cimarron, the 1982 Cadillac Cimarron, the 1983 Cadillac Cimarron, the 1984 Cadillac Cimarron, the 1985 Cadillac Cimarron, the 1986 Cadillac Cimarron, the 1981 Chevrolet Cavalier, the 1982 Chevrolet Cavalier, the 1983 Chevrolet Cavalier, the 1984 Chevrolet Cavalier, the 1985 Chevrolet Cavalier, the 1986 Chevrolet Cavalier, the 1982 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1983 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1984 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1985 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1986 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1980 Chevrolet Citation, the 1981 Chevrolet Citation, the 1982 Chevrolet Citation, the 1983 Chevrolet Citation, the 1984 Chevrolet Citation, the 1985 Chevrolet Citation, the 1982 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1983 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1984 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1985 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1986 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1981 Oldsmobile Firenza, the 1982 Oldsmobile Firenza, the 1983 Oldsmobile Firenza, the 1984 Oldsmobile Firenza, the 1985 Oldsmobile Firenza, the 1986 Oldsmobile Firenza, the 1980 Oldsmobile Omega, the 1981 Oldsmobile Omega, the 1982 Oldsmobile Omega, the 1983 Oldsmobile Omega, the 1984 Oldsmobile Omega, the 1981 Pontiac 2000, the 1982 Pontiac 2000, the 1983 Pontiac 2000, the 1984 Pontiac 2000, the 1985 Pontiac 2000, the 1986 Pontiac 2000, the 1982 Pontiac 6000, the 1983 Pontiac 6000, the 1984 Pontiac 6000, the 1985 Pontiac 6000, the 1986 Pontiac 6000, the 1980 Pontiac Phoenix, the 1981 Pontiac Phoenix, the 1982 Pontiac Phoenix, the 1983 Pontiac Phoenix, the 1984 Pontiac Phoenix.
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15 Unknown or other defect investigations of Buick Century vehicles
This investigation was opened on Sep. 5, 1986. It was closed on Dec. 19, 1986. Power steering failure
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1980 Buick Century, the 1981 Buick Century, the 1982 Buick Century, the 1983 Buick Century, the 1984 Buick Century, the 1980 Chevrolet Cavalier, the 1981 Chevrolet Cavalier, the 1982 Chevrolet Cavalier, the 1983 Chevrolet Cavalier, the 1984 Chevrolet Cavalier, the 1980 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1981 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1982 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1983 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1984 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1980 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1981 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1982 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1983 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1984 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1980 Pontiac 6000, the 1981 Pontiac 6000, the 1982 Pontiac 6000, the 1983 Pontiac 6000, the 1984 Pontiac 6000.
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16 Visibility defect investigations of Buick Century vehicles
This investigation was opened on Aug. 25, 1986. It was closed on Mar. 2, 1988. There is no summary currently available
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1985 Buick Century, the 1985 Buick Electra, the 1985 Buick Regal, the 1985 Buick Skylark, the 1985 Cadillac Deville, the 1985 Cadillac Fleetwood, the 1985 Chevrolet Camaro, the 1985 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1985 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, the 1985 Oldsmobile 98, the 1985 Oldsmobile Calais, the 1985 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1985 Oldsmobile Cutlass, the 1985 Pontiac 6000, the 1985 Pontiac Bonneville, the 1985 Pontiac Firebird, the 1985 Pontiac Grand Am, the 1985 Pontiac Grand Prix.
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17 Service brakes, hydraulic defect investigations of Buick Century vehicles
This investigation was opened on Nov. 27, 1985. It was closed on Nov. 28, 1988. There is no summary currently available
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1978 Buick Century, the 1979 Buick Century, the 1980 Buick Century, the 1981 Buick Century, the 1978 Buick Regal, the 1979 Buick Regal, the 1980 Buick Regal, the 1981 Buick Regal, the 1978 Chevrolet El Camino, the 1979 Chevrolet El Camino, the 1980 Chevrolet El Camino, the 1978 Chevrolet Malibu, the 1979 Chevrolet Malibu, the 1980 Chevrolet Malibu, the 1981 Chevrolet Malibu, the 1978 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, the 1979 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, the 1980 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, the 1981 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, the 1982 Chevrolet S10, the 1978 GMC Caballero, the 1979 GMC Caballero, the 1982 GMC S15, the 1978 Oldsmobile Cutlass, the 1979 Oldsmobile Cutlass, the 1980 Oldsmobile Cutlass, the 1981 Oldsmobile Cutlass, the 1978 Pontiac Grand Am, the 1979 Pontiac Grand Am, the 1980 Pontiac Grand Am, the 1981 Pontiac Grand Am, the 1978 Pontiac Grand Prix, the 1979 Pontiac Grand Prix, the 1980 Pontiac Grand Prix, the 1981 Pontiac Grand Prix, the 1978 Pontiac Lemans, the 1979 Pontiac Lemans, the 1980 Pontiac Lemans, the 1981 Pontiac Lemans.
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18 Service brakes, hydraulic defect investigations of Buick Century vehicles
This investigation was opened on Aug. 30, 1985. It was closed on Jul. 24, 1987. There is no summary currently available
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1982 Buick Century, the 1983 Buick Century, the 1984 Buick Century, the 1982 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1983 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1984 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1982 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1983 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1984 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1982 Pontiac 6000, the 1983 Pontiac 6000, the 1984 Pontiac 6000.
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19 Service brakes, hydraulic defect investigations of Buick Century vehicles
This investigation was opened on Jun. 19, 1985. It was closed on May. 18, 1989. There is no summary currently available
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1982 Buick Century, the 1983 Buick Century, the 1984 Buick Century, the 1985 Buick Century, the 1982 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1983 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1984 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1985 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1982 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1983 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1984 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1985 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1982 Pontiac 6000, the 1983 Pontiac 6000, the 1984 Pontiac 6000, the 1985 Pontiac 6000.
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20 Engine and engine cooling defect investigations of Buick Century vehicles
This investigation was opened on Dec. 3, 1984. It was closed on Mar. 22, 1985. This investigation resulted in a vehicle safety recall.
There is no summary currently available
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1983 Buick Century, the 1984 Buick Century, the 1983 Buick Skyhawk, the 1984 Buick Skyhawk, the 1983 Buick Skylark, the 1984 Buick Skylark, the 1983 Cadillac Cimarron, the 1984 Cadillac Cimarron, the 1983 Chevrolet Camaro, the 1984 Chevrolet Camaro, the 1983 Chevrolet Cavalier, the 1984 Chevrolet Cavalier, the 1983 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1984 Chevrolet Celebrity, the 1983 Chevrolet Citation, the 1984 Chevrolet Citation, the 1983 GMC GMC, the 1984 GMC GMC, the 1983 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1984 Oldsmobile Ciera, the 1983 Oldsmobile Firenza, the 1984 Oldsmobile Firenza, the 1983 Oldsmobile Omega, the 1984 Oldsmobile Omega, the 1983 Pontiac 2000, the 1984 Pontiac 2000, the 1983 Pontiac 6000, the 1984 Pontiac 6000, the 1983 Pontiac Fiero, the 1984 Pontiac Fiero, the 1983 Pontiac Firebird, the 1984 Pontiac Firebird, the 1983 Pontiac Phoenix, the 1984 Pontiac Phoenix.
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