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The video above shows to check the coolant hoses in your 1999 Buick Century. The coolant hoses (radiator hoses) carry engine coolant through your engine and will eventually wear out. You can avoid getting stranded by identifying signs of extreme wear before they break. In 1999 Centurys with the 3.1 liter engine, coolant leaks are most likely to occur where the hoses connect to the engine, but it can also leak from the reservoir or from the hoses. Look for cracks in the hoses and analyze the brittleness or squishiness of the hoses in your Century - if the hoses are hard to squeeze or squeeze very easily, it's time to replace them. The video above shows you where coolant hoses on your 1999 Century Custom are located and the steps needed to analyze them.
Never attempt to replace a hose that is connected to your air conditioner - these hoses contain refrigerant that is under pressure and can blind you. AC problems are always best left to your professional mechanic.
Animals love the sweet smell of antifreeze, too bad it's toxic! Fix your minor leaks2004 Buick Century Custom 3.1L V6
Harsh downshifts? Slipping gears? You might be low on transmission fluid2004 Buick Century Custom 3.1L V6
Help keep your car as responsive as you are by maintaining proper power steering fluid levels2004 Buick Century Custom 3.1L V6
Sure you can take it in for a $19 lube, but are you OK with a stripped oil pan and cheap parts in return?2004 Buick Century Custom 3.1L V6
Don't send mixed signals - if your turn signal doesn't blink, or blinks rapidly, you likely have a burnt out bulb2004 Buick Century Custom 3.1L V6
Leaking coolant is usually a sign that your water pump needs to be replaced. This video shows you how to quickly plug it2004 Buick Century Custom 3.1L V6