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My battery terminals touched something on 95 buick century now want start. what might be the problem?

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Sorry no idea without my head under the bonnet sorry trunk or hood is it ? best advice i can offer is to ask a local mechanic to have a look for you

Posted on Jul 25, 2013

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SOURCE: horn relay 95 Buick century

It is located in the convenience center to the left of the steering column.

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you should not have to remove the dash to install a new radio all you have to do is remove the trim around the radio and then take out the bolts that hold the radio in and remove the wires from the back and also if there is a Walmart or Radio Shack near you get an installation kit and you plug it from the plugs from your old radio and it is alot easier to wire it that way

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SOURCE: 95 buick century, where is the starter?

Hello , Is the car a V6 engine? If so it is located in the front lower portion of the engine under or very close to the front ex manifold. How do you know that it is the starter ? What are the problems that its having? Do you have lights ? If you have lights , do they completly go out or severly dim when you try to start the vehical while they are on? Also really check the battery connections very , make sure they are clean and tight. Thank you , Quinn Texada.

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SOURCE: 1989 buick century custom problems

sounds like a dirty idle speed control valve.

To correct this problem I want you to get a can of intake cleaner (ABOUT $5.00) from any local auto parts store like NAPA or Carquest, do not use carburetor spray, intake cleaner only or u will damage the Teflon coating inside the throttle valve and air bypass valve, it is made by a company called CRC, remove the air intake hose to the engine, hold the idle high so the engine won't stall, then spray the can of cleaner into the intake while keeping the engine running, use at least 1/2 the can, shut down the engine and disconnect the battery for 5 minutes, then restart and complete a number of mixed driving cycles, town, freeway, stop and go etc., after a few days the problem will go away as the system will relearn to the clean intake.

Posted on May 19, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a 97 buick

it could mean that the starter is bad, but it could also be something easy like a loose connection on the battery a bad battery wire, or a dead battery indicating the alternator may not be functioning
you stated that you have been having problems starting it, I am assuming that it was really slow cranking over which is why you replaced the battery. if this is the case then you are probably in need of a starter.
hope this helps

Posted on May 24, 2011

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