Question about Buick Century
The car will randomly stop. Sometimes it starts some time it does not.
Hi Deb, when it stops an won't start pull two spark plug wires off the same coil an crank it over an see if it has spark ! If it doesn't have spark you could have a bad crankshaft position sensor or ignition control module . If you have spark take the air cleaner box off or the flexible rubber hose from the air cleaner box to the engine off , just a couple of hose clamps . Spray some carburetor cleaner into the engine, because it's flammable ! IF you do this an it try's to start you could have a fuel pump problem or a bad fuel pump relay ! One more question , is your check engine light on ?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
torque convertor not unlocking u can unplug the wiring 4 the torque convertor on the transmission u can drive it fine after u unplug it or spend $1000 to have it replaced ur call
Posted on Apr 09, 2009
i had the same problem with my 92 exept after mine stalled it wouldnt start for 20 - 30 mins... mine ended up needing a transmission flush for the stalling problem and i tried to drive everyday that helped
hope this helps in some way
Posted on Jun 13, 2009
check for vacume leaks most common problem for symptoms listed its hoses on engine look for dryrot cracked, or broken hoses or lose come off
Posted on Jun 21, 2009
I had a 1987 Century and when mine started acting like that I took it to a garage and they hooked it up to a computer tester for free. Is she getting the check engine light coming on? They found that mine was running (lean) which ended up being my fuel pump. Which is in the gas tank and can be pricey to get done, between $250-$350 and of course the filter would get done at the same time and that is only$20
Posted on Jun 26, 2009
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