Buick century starting/running problems

Matt Larence

Asked by Jan 14, 2014 at 08:45 PM about the 1999 Buick Century

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1999 Buick century barely starts and
runs like crap and than stalls. Only
starts with playing with the throttle

7 Answers

Tom Demyan

Did you perform a tuneup lately?

Matt Larence

Not sure it's a friends car just trying to help her. No idea what it is

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Tom Demyan

How old is the fuel, sounds it's been sitting outside awhile and there is possible water in the tank. Add some dry gas if you suspect there is.

Matt Larence

It's a full tank of fresh gas

Tom Demyan

Then start with the basics, air filter, spark plugs and wires, clean the throttle body, fuel filter, etc. So no CEL light?

Matt Larence

She said the light was on for a misfire but then when it stalled she killed the battery

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Thisthewayoflife King

My 1999 buick century starts and cuts right back off

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