1997 BUICK Century

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

4 Recalls for 1997 BUICK Century

Recall Date Component Summary
December 16, 1999 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS MAY STOP WORKING DUE TO A SEPARATION BETWEEN THE DRIVE PIN AND CRESCENT IN THE CRANK ARM ASSEMBLY.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES FOR THE PRESENCE OF A PLASTIC WATER DEFLECTOR AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE WIPER MOTOR CRANK ARM AND INSTALL A WATER DEFLECTOR. ON VEHICLES RECEIVING A REPLACEMENT CRANK ARM AND NEW WATER DEFLECTOR, DEALERS WILL ALSO APPLY ADDITIONAL SEALING MATERIAL TO IMPROVE WATER DEFLECTION AWAY FROM THE CRANK ARM ASSEMBLY AND WILL INSTALL A REINFORCEMENT TO IMPROVE THE PERFORMANCE OF THE WIPER PARK MECHANISM.

May 15, 1998 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE OWNER MANUALS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIREMENT INFORMATION PERTAINING TO THE VEHICLE HEADLAMP AIMING DEVICE. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.”

Remedy:

OWNERS WILL BE MAILED AN OWNER MANUAL’S INSERT WHICH CONTAINS THE APPROPRIATE INFORMATION.

February 17, 2009 STEERING

DORMAN IS RECALLING 979 STEERING KNUCKLES, DORMAN P/NOS. 697-902 AND 697-903, SOLD UNDER DORMAN’S “OE SOLUTIONSTM” BRAND NAME, AND NAPA P/NOS. 7-8502 AND 7-8503 WHICH WERE SOLD FOR REPLACEMENT USE ON THE VARIOUS VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. A POTENTIAL MATERIAL OR DESIGN DEFECT COULD RESULT IN THE STEERING KNUCKLE BREAKING IN THE HUB AREA.

Remedy:

DORMAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE STEERING KNUCKLES FREE OF CHARGE AND REIMBURSE THE REPAIR FACILITY OR OWNER FOR LABOR. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 23, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DORMAN’S TOLL-FREE HOTLINE AT 1-800-523-2492 AND PRESS 5.

March 12, 2007 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES

CERTAIN DELPHI FUEL PRESSURE REGULATORS, P/NOS. FP10020-11B1, FP10026-11B1, AND FP10027-11B1, SOLD AFTER JANUARY 9, 2007, AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE UNIVERSAL PRESSURE REGULATORS (UPR) WERE PRODUCED WITHOUT AN O’RING AND RETAINER.

Remedy:

DELPHI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE UPR FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 23, 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT DELPHI AT 877-411-8770.

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1997 BUICK Century

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Date Component  
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120 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1997 BUICK Century

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Date Component  
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10065212
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 10956057
TIRES
ODI Number: 10730292
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10658881
STEERING
ODI Number: 10629567
TIRES
ODI Number: 10501846
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10464291
STEERING
ODI Number: 10401262
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10325088
SUSPENSION:FRONT:STABILIZER BAR
ODI Number: 10294254
STEERING
ODI Number: 10260319
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 10186993
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 10152401
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10145599
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10137616
STEERING:RACK AND PINION:RACK
ODI Number: 10133290
STEERING:RACK AND PINION:RACK
ODI Number: 10133285
SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER
ODI Number: 10111736
CHILD SEAT
ODI Number: 10113705
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 10108787
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
ODI Number: 10103799
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10099431
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10098831
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 10091607
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10081453
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10076112
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10073324
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10067132
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10065212
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 10058279
STEERING:RACK AND PINION:PINION SHAFT
ODI Number: 10054623
STEERING:RACK AND PINION:RACK
ODI Number: 10057957
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10054138
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES
ODI Number: 10048062
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10040513
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10014574
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10011758
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 10013643
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10005824
SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER
ODI Number: 10007346
SEAT BELTS:FRONT
ODI Number: 10003645
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL
ODI Number: 8021418
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 9002135
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 8016971
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 8017153
INTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 8011711
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 8003404
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
ODI Number: 891733
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 895066
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 890598
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 875839
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:WHEEL CYLINDERS
ODI Number: 875276
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 870858
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 866479
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 866478
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 861216
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 854402
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 848114
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 831982
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 831329
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 824135
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 822820
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 822423
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 814279
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 816566
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
ODI Number: 815007
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 812067
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 809923
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 758531
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 734087
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 718885
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 710437
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
ODI Number: 607953
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 608959
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 608959
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 608959
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 608959
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
ODI Number: 608959
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 607881
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 609562
SEAT BELTS:FRONT
ODI Number: 609538
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 606301
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
ODI Number: 605904
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 606424
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ODI Number: 607396
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES
ODI Number: 607396
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 607396
SUSPENSION:MULTIPLE AXLE
ODI Number: 607053
STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID
ODI Number: 607053
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 607053
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 607041
SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER
ODI Number: 606913
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 606898
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 606898
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 606886
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 566718
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 565975
TIRES | WHEELS:RIM
ODI Number: 563621
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 544045
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ODI Number: 542040
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 542040
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 537985
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 536978
STEERING | SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT | SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER
ODI Number: 536157
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 534485
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 534610
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 531434
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
ODI Number: 531434
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 531658
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 531523
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 531523
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 527882
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 528082
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 525302
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 524698
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 523226
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 522668
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 517805
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 539400
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 539400
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6 Investigations for 1997 BUICK Century

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
VISIBILITY
STEERING
VISIBILITY
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
STEERING
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

88 Service Alerts for 1997 BUICK Century

Date Description
November 22, 2019 353100 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

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November 22, 2019 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

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September 5, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

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September 20, 2017 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

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September 20, 2017 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

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September 20, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

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September 20, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

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May 31, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco Theft Lock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock c

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May 31, 2018 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco Theft Lock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock c

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May 31, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco Theft Lock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock c

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May 9, 2014 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This informational bulletin provides the technician with information on what E85 fuel may due to a non E85 vehicle.

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April 15, 2014 100000 POWER TRAIN

This preliminary bulletin provides a way to aid the technician in diagnosing transmission fluid leaking from the trans breather vent.

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February 3, 2017 200000 WHEELS

This informational bulletin provides information on wheel bearing P/N 13582664 being received new with visible rust and no action is needed as this does not affect the part performance.

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January 25, 2017 200000 WHEELS

This informational bulletin provides information on wheel bearing P/N 13582664 being received new with visible rust and no action is needed as this does not affect the part performance.

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February 1, 1998 073200 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOM OF LONG OR HARD STARTS, CHUGGLE, ROUGH IDLE AND LIGHT OR INTERMITTENT MISFIRE. *YC

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February 1, 1998 138000 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE AN HVAC BLOWER MOTOR RUN-ON CONDITION AFTER THE IGNITION IS TURNED OFF. *YC

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January 1, 2005 138200 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:REAR WINDOW

POOR RADIO RECEPTION OR RADIO STATIC/ INCREASED INTERFERENCE WITH REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER ON OR SOME REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER GRIDS MAY BE INOPERATIVE. *TT

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February 1, 1999 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME OWNERS MAY EXPERIENCE A DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOM OF LONG OR HARD STARTS, CHUGGLE, ROUGH IDLE AND LIGHT OR INTERMITTENT MISFIRE. *TT

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November 1, 2001 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

CONCERNS WHERE THE CARPET PULLS OUT FROM UNDER THE SILL PLATE ON THE LEFT OR RIGHT REAR FOOT WELL AREA. *TT

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November 1, 1997 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

INFORMATION ON MANUAL CLIMATE CONTROL MODE SELECTOR. *YC

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May 1, 1998 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A MIL (MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP) LIGHT ILLUMINATED ON THE VEHICLE’S INSTRUMENT PANEL. *YC

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June 1, 1997 138000 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

AIR TEMPERATURE FROM HVAC OUTLETS DOES NOT CHANGE OR BLOWS COLD (REPLACE TEMPERATURE VALVE DOOR). *TW

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April 1, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) RANGE IS SHORTER THAN EXPECTED. *TW

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June 13, 2001 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

CAMPAIGN INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM WILL BE SENDING OUT AN ADDITIONAL OWNER NOTIFICATION ON CAMPAIGN 99091 REGARDING INOPERATIVE WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND INCORRECT PARK. *SLC

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April 1, 1997 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

WINDSHIELD WIPER ARMS/BLADES PARK AT INCORRECT LOCATION (REPLACE WIPER MOTOR CRANK ARM ASSEMBLY; APPLY SEALANT TO CRANK ARM COVER). *TW

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February 22, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

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September 1, 2005 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

INTERMITTENT CHUGGLE OR FISHBITE ON LIGHT ACCELERATION OR A HIGHWAY SPEEDS WITH NO DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS). *TT

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September 1, 1998 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A SHAKING SENSATION WHEN VEHICLE IS OPERATED BETWEEN 35-55 MPH (55-90 KM/H) ON SMOOTH ROADS WITH CURVES OR DIPS. *YC

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November 1, 1997 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

SUBJECT PERTAINING TO INSTRUMENT CLUSTER RESETS WHEN ON-BOARD HAM RADIO IS KEYED. *YC

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November 1, 1997 138000 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION CAMPAIGN ON HVAC MANUAL CLIMATE CONTROL MODE SELECTOR. *YC

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May 1, 2002 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT ON A REPEAT ENGINE OIL PAN LEAK. *TT

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February 1, 2002 138000 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

SUBJECT REGARDING HVAC TEMPERATURE DIFFERENCE SIDE TO SIDE AND/OR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES B0361, B0441 SET. *TT

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October 1, 1998 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

CONCERNS OF DOOR HANDLES ON WHITE PAINTED VEHICLES TRUNING YELLOW. *YC

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February 1, 2003 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

SUN VISORS MAY NOT STAY IN INTENDED POSITION. *TT

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February 1, 2003 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

POOR RADIO RECEPTION OR RADIO STATIC/ INCREASED INTERFERENCE WITH REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER ON OR SOME REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER GRIDS MAY BE INOPERATIVE. *TT

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June 1, 1999 010000 STEERING

CONDITIONS WITH STEERING SHUDDER OR VIBRATION AT LOW SPEED. *TT

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February 1, 2001 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT ON A REPEAT ENGINE OIL PAN LEAK. *TT

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May 1, 1997 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

CONCERNS WITH SQUEALING AND GRINDING NOISES COMING FROM FRONT BRAKES. *YC

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May 1, 2001 138600 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE

SUBJECT REGARDING DIAGNOSIS OF HVAC DTC’S B0361, B0363, B0365 AND B0367. NLM

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June 1, 1998 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

COMMENTS ON A TICKING TYPE NOISE THAT BEGINS SHORTLY AFTER COLD ENGINE START-UP AND GRADUALLY DIMINISHES AS THE ENGINE WARMS UP. *YC

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September 1, 1997 114200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

INFORMATION ON THE BASE AND GAGE CLUSTERS – CIRCUIT BOARD UPDATE. *TT

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May 13, 2002 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

SUBJECT REGARDING CARPET PULLING OUT FROM UNDER FROM THE REAR DOOR SILL PLATE, LEFT OR RIGHT SIDE. *TT

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April 1, 2002 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SUBJECT REGARDING REVISED LOWER INTAKE MANIFOLD INSTALLATION. *TT

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September 1, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

COMMENT ON A LOOSE GLOVE BOX LIGHT SWITCH WITH A BROKEN MOUNTING AREA ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL. *YC

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August 1, 1997 130000 VISIBILITY

SUBJECT ON SLOW WINDOW OPERATION WHEN GOING UP OR DOWN. *YC

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June 1, 2001 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SUBJECT REGARDING POLYMER SERVICE PISTONS. *TT

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October 1, 2001 022000 SUSPENSION:REAR

INFORMATION REGARDING ITCHING TYPE NOISE FROM REAR OF VEHICLE. *YH

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December 1, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SOME VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO VIN BREAKPOINT 1F136536 MAY EXHIBIT INTERMITTENT MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP / SERVICE ENGINE SOON INDICATOR ILLUMINATION; ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM WARNING LIGHT ILLUMINATION; STALL / NO START CONDITION; VARIOUS EL

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June 1, 2001 034510 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

THIS BULLETIN IS BEING ISSUED TO REVISE THE FASTENER REQUIREMENTS FOR THE FRONT AND REAR BRAKE CALIPER BRACKET REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES IN THE DISC-BRAKE SUB-SECTION OF BRAKES IN THE APPROPRIATE SERVICE MANUAL. *TT

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December 17, 1997 138000 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

SUBJECT ON HVAC MANUAL CLIMATE CONTROL MODE SELECTOR FIRST PHASE OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER MAILING. *YC

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November 1, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SOME MAY COMMENT ON THE REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) SYSTEM HAVING INADEQUATE RANGE OR THE SYSTEM IS INTERMITTENT/INOPERATIVE IN HOT AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES. *YC

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February 1, 1997 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

INTERMITTENT NEUTRAL OR LOSS OF DRIVE AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS OR FROM FOURTH GEAR (REPLACE CONTROL VALVE BODY ASSEMBLY). *TW

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July 1, 1998 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME V6 ENGINES MAY, ON A VERY INFREQUENT BASIS, HAVE AN OIL ODOR CONDITION THAT IS GENERALLY ENCOUNTERED AFTER THE ENGINE’S OIL HAS BEEN CHANGED.TYPICALLY THE ODOR LASTS APPROXIMATELY 1000 MILES AFTER THE CHANGE OF OIL AND THEN DOES NOT RE

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January 1, 2004 138120 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT

MANUAL DUAL ZONE FAN AND MODE KNOB REPLACEMENT. SERVICE VME. *TT

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March 1, 1997 051120 PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:MECHANICAL:LINKAGE AND CABLE

CLICKING AND/OR SQUEALING NOISE COMING FROM THE REAR BRAKES (ADJUST PARK BRAKE CABLE). *TW

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December 1, 2002 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

REVISED PISTON PIN REMOVAL / INSTALLATION PROCEDURE. *TT

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December 1, 1999 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HYDRA-MATIC 3T40, 4T60 OR 4T60-E TRANSXALES MAY COMMENT ON A GRINDING AND / OR GROWLING NOISE THAT IS NOTICEABLE WHEN IN PARK ON INCLINE. *TT

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December 1, 2001 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THAT THE CARPETING IS SEPARATING FROM, OR COMING OUT FROM UNDER THE REAR DOOR OPENING SILL PLATE MOLDING. *TT

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December 1, 2001 221300 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT

SUBJECT REGARDING HEAD RESTRAINT HEIGHT INCREASES DURING VEHICLE OPERATION. *TT

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December 1, 2001 221300 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT

SUBJECT REGARDING HEIGHT RESTRAINT HEIGHT INCREASES DURING VEHICLE OPERATION. *TT

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April 1, 1998 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

CONDITION WITH WINDSHIELD WIPER ARMS/BLADES PARK AT INCORRECT LOCATION. *YC

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March 1, 2002 138000 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ON THE TIME IT TAKES THE RIGHT SIDE DOOR GLASS TO DEFOG. *SLC

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October 11, 2001 135200 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSING WIND NOISE FROM THE OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR AREA. *TT

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October 1, 1999 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

CONDITIONS WITH INACCURATE FUEL GAUGE / FLUCTUATES, PREMATURE LOW FUEL CHIME. *TT

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August 28, 1998 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

SUBJECT ON HEADLAMP AIMING OWNER MANUAL INFORMATION. *YC

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August 28, 1998 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

SUBJECT ON HEADLAMP AIMING OWNER MANUAL INFORMATION. *YC

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March 24, 1998 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

INFORMATION ON CHECK OIL LEVEL LIGHT COMING ON DRIVING UP HILL. *YC

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March 24, 1998 036400 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:ABS WARNING LIGHT

INFORMATION ON ABS LIGHT ON CAUSED BY RIGHT FRONT WHEEL SPEED SENSOR HARNESS INSULATION. *YC

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March 24, 1998 126000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL

INFORMATION ON LEFT TURN SIGNAL INOPERATIVE. *YC

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April 1, 1998 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

INFORMATION ON GROWLING NOISE IN TRANSAXLE DURING FIRST FOUR MINUTES AFTER START UP. *YC

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August 26, 2016 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

THIS TECHNICAL BULLETIN PROVIDES A PROCEDURE TO REPROGRAM THE MEDIA DISC PLAYER WITH THE LATEST CALIBRATIONS TO CORRECT A CONDITION OF THE REAR ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM NOT OPERATING AS INTENDED IN COLDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURE AREAS DUE TO CALIBR

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August 1, 1999 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THAT THE FUEL GAUGE READS INCORRECTLY / FLUCTUATES, AND THE LOW FUEL CHIME SOUNDS PREMATURELY. *TT

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August 1, 1999 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THAT THE CUPHOLDER MAY SEPARATE FROM THE ARMREST. *TT

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April 22, 2002 330000 INTERIOR LIGHTING

A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE THE PRINDLE DISPLAY IS NOT LEGIBLE WHEN MOVING FORM A DARK AREA TO A LIGHTED AREA, WHEN THEVHECLE IS STARTED INSIDE A GARAGE, THE HEADLAMPS ARE TURNED ON AUTOMATICALLY AND THEN THE VEHICLE IS BACKED INTO THE SUNL

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April 3, 2002 200000 WHEELS

INFORMATION ON REFINISHING ALUMINUM WHEELS. *TT

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June 26, 2002 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

VEHICLES WITH THE CJ2 AUTOMATIC AIR CONDITIONING AND WITHOUT THE U20 CLUSTER WHICH IS THE DRIVER INFORMATION CENTER AND THE CJ2 AUTOMATIC AIR CONDITIONER DISPLAYS THE CELSIUS AND NOT FAHRENHEIT. *TT

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October 1, 2004 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

BROKEN CONSOLE OR STORAGE COMPARTMENT LID LATCH. *TT UPDATED *EH

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November 1, 2003 017500 STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY

RELEASE OF NEW OUTER TIE ROD ENDS FOR SERVICE. *TT

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February 1, 2001 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

INFORMATION REGARDING EXTRA CLIPS IN THE 4T65E TRANSMISSION. *SLC

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August 1, 1997 138000 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

INSUFFICIENT HEATER PERFORMANCE ON PASSENGER SIDE FLOOR AREA. *YC

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August 1, 1997 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

COMMENT THAT THE ABS LIGHT IS ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC’S) 46 AND 86 SET AS CURRENT OR HISTORY. *YC

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June 1, 2005 010000 STEERING

REVISED OUTER TIE ROD END NUT TIGHTENING SPECIFICATION/TIE ROD END JAM NUT TIGHTENING SPECIFICATION ADDED. *TT

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April 1, 2001 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

A CONDITION MAY EXIST IN WHICH THE FUEL GAUGE READS INCORRECTLY / FLUCTUATES, LOW FUEL CHIME SOUNDS PREMATURELY. *TT

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April 1, 2001 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT ON DRIVEABILITY SYMPTONS OF LONG OR HARD STARTS, CHUGGLE, ROUGH IDLE AND LIGHT OR INTERMITTENT MISFIRE DUE TO CLOGGED FUEL INJECTORS. *TT

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April 1, 2001 103500 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:FLOOR SHIFT

SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT THAT THE TRANSMISSION RANGE SELECTOR LEVER IS DIFFICULT TO MOVE / SHIFT. *TT

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January 1, 2000 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ON THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS: 1) THE FUEL GAUGE READING INCORRECTLY. 2) LOW FUEL CHIME SOUNDS PREMATURELY. 3) FUEL GAUGE MAY FLUCTUATE FROM FULL TO EMPTY. *TT

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January 1, 2000 110100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN

A CONDITION MAY EXIST OF A HIGH AMOUNT OF EFFORT REQUIRED TO SOUND THE HORN. *TT

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August 1, 1997 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

INSUFFICIENT INTERFERENCE DUE TO DOOR LOCATION ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL. *YC

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1997 BUICK Century

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