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1996 Buick Century Custom SK 4dr Sedan

1996 Buick Century
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan Special, Mid-Size
20 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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March 1, 2013, 4:21 pm

Michelle M
 

Question: What's wrong with my car?

The car was driving fine but the check "service engine soon" light would come on once I got to 25 MPH . I took it for an oil change and the light went away, so I thought it was fine, then I stopped at a red light and the car felt like it was losing power, puttered a bit and then stopped. It starts back up in park but dies when I put it in drive.


March 3, 2013, 9:23 pm

Tyler O
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Start by reading the codes from the engine computer.


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March 3, 2013, 9:44 pm

Michelle M
 

It is a 1992 and the code readers are made for 1996 and newer. The check engine light is no longer on. Now the car runs but something has to be wrong for it to not run for hours the other day. I am taking it to a mechanic on Tuesday.


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