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98 Buick wont start and all the guages go all the way to the right and back.

I recently had work done on my 1998 buick century. They replaced the starter, ac compressor, serpentine belt and timing belt. I just tried to start it and it sounded like the battery (battery checked out as ok)but each time I turn the key over, all the gauges on the instrument panel swing all the way over to the right and back again. This doesn't usually happen and wonder if it could be related? They did recharge the A/C yesterday.

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  • Deanna Webb Froman Jul 24, 2013

    I left out the most important part....it wont start.

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Take it back
We have no way to know what
was & wasn't done
You don't have a timing belt as far as I know

Posted on Jul 24, 2013

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SOURCE: 99 buick century won't start, no lights, gauges erratic

hi there its the main fuse in the engine bay i think

Posted on Dec 15, 2008

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SOURCE: how involved is timing belt replacement for buick century

Your car does not have a timing belt,it has a timing chain.To remove the cover you have to remove the power steering pump and set aside,water pump,crank sensor,and crankshaft pulley.You might possibly have to remove the oil pan also.Hope this helps.Good luck.

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SOURCE: 1998 Buick Century wont start.

You have a fuel starvation problem, fuel pump, pressure regulator, injectors, any or all of them could be the reason why you are not getting fuel. Someone is going to have to lay hands and eyes on the thing and check it out.

Posted on Jul 26, 2011

SOURCE: 1993 buick century ac by pass

take your car to the parts store and tell them you need to try some smaller belts and if you look under your hood it will show you how to route the belt with out going around the ac compressor, when i bought my belt this had been arleady done on my car so i know there is a belt out there that works, and if you unplug the ac compressor that will NOT solve the problem, the bearings are going bad in the ac compressor and by leaving the belt on there you will open up to even more problems

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SOURCE: 1998 buick century my heater and ac fan only work on high i'm told it's the blower relays where are they located

they are not relays its a blower motor resistor a one piece unit usually held in by two bolts and an electrical connector either under the passenger side dash or behind glove box

Posted on Aug 03, 2012

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