Protech: Ok, the low Trac light and abs light are related and will come on together when there is an abs problem. Under hood fuse box mounted on right side of engine compartment near strut tower. It might be time to take it into a car audio shop that does installations for help. I once had a cluster of wires overheat and fuse together, but this completely drained my battery overnight. Wish you would have included that part, but I got them soldered and hope I did a good enough job. Take it apart and look for broken or corroded wires. Unless some how there was a manufacturers defect in the placement of the wires? I'm afraid I don't know what is causing your issues.
Electrical issues can be confusing. That is where I would direct my attention. Remove 2-3 bolts threaded into block with socket wrench. Get a bright flashlight and shine it where the mileage should be. This should reveal the back of the panel circuit board. Find your upper hose on the drivers side front and follow it down below the throttle body to the end of the hose.
Could it be possible that the instrument problem will correct itself in time? If your Century is experiencing electrical problems, you should always check the fuses first, because they are relatively easy to check and cheap to change. And frustrating to have a non-functioning temp gauge, speedometer, radio, and remote door lock. I wrote a step by step for you but it was cut short. You might give your thoughts as feed back to our site quality. The instrument panel cluster is the collection of gauges sitting behind your steering wheel. I reset the system by placing the car in neutral shutting off the and then restarting this clears the for another length of time. Twist them together and tape over them I've seen people do this enough to warrant me asking.
I wish you good luck! If turning the knob doesn't bring the radio's brightness up. A computer device called a scanner or scan tool could interface with your odometer which is a computer itself. That is the thermostat housing. Plus one of the resister was missing but after a little searching I found it inside the dash. Most reputable brands stick to similar things, but not always - it's a bit of a mess.
Now If the taillights are indeed on you could be looking at few problems. You either have to send the instrument cluster out for repair or replace it with a new unit from the dealer. Stereos typically need three power connections: Always On 12V essentially, straight from the battery with an inline fuse , Accessory 12V Only when key is on , and Ground to the car chassis. It wasn't until later I noticed that the transmission indicator was also unlit. Even after it has died if I turn on the headlights it will not come back on until at least an hour has passed. No odometer, fuel gage, etc. I turn them off and the stereo immediately dies.
Ron Speed-O-Repair Aug 12, 2014 I had a similar situation. A flat putty knife is good for this, be careful not to cut into the metal, replace therostat and seal it helps to use a high temp sealent on both sides of the metal before installing the gasget. Press and hold the minutes button directly to the right of the hour button. I made this repair recently to my 2002 Buick Century Custom. I would like to suggest another possible trick that may work. You will notice that you can open the housing a little and you can see the filter seal.
When you are finished, you can use a multimeter to check your work. It happened again and I took a hammer and gave the black box a whack and it started working again. Thank u for ur time, i hope to hear frm u soon, i kno ur very busy helping other ppl. What should I do now. We offer Buick instrument clusters repairs for vehicles including LaSabre, Ranier, Rendezvous, Buick Century, Park Avenue, Regal, Riviera and Skylark for many different issues.
I have detailed, step-by-step instructions for getting everything apart under the… I had a century with the 3. I decided to do this project and recorded my steps to show how easy it was, the tools I used and the cost. Without me able to physically inspect things, there isn't much else I can do for you. I have a 1997 buick regal gs, 4 dr, automatic. It hasn't been driven in about a year. A jump wouldn't get it going. Once you have made repairs the light will go off by itself.