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2G4WY52M8X1497342

There are 1 records specifying that this car was sold at auto auction. Sale Date: 2015-04-01. Odometer: 126823 miles. Price: $2210.
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Model Year1999
MakeBuick
ModelCentury
Trim LevelLimited
Manufactured inCANADA
Production Seq. Number497342
Body StyleSEDAN 4-DR
Engine Type3.1L V6 OHV 12V
Transmission-short4A
Transmission-long4-Speed Automatic
DrivelineFWD
Tank17.50
Fuel Economy-city20
Fuel Economy-highway29
Anti-Brake System4-Wheel ABS
Steering TypeR&P
Front Brake TypeDisc
Rear Brake TypeDrum
Turning Diameter37.50
Front SuspensionInd
Rear SuspensionInd
Front Spring TypeCoil
Rear Spring TypeCoil
Tires205/70R15
Front Headroom39.40
Rear Headroom37.40
Front Legroom42.40
Rear Legroom36.90
Front Shoulder Room58.00
Rear Shoulder Room57.10
Front Hip Room54.40
Rear Hip Room53.30
Interior TrimAdriatic Blue Cloth | Adriatic Blue Leather | Medium Gray Cloth | Medium Gray Leather | Taupe Cloth | Taupe Leather
Exterior ColorAuburn Nightmist Pearl | Black | Bordeaux Red Pearl | Bright White | Jasper Green Metallic | Light Sandrift Metallic | Midnight Blue Pearl | Platinum Gray Metallic | Santa Fe Red Pearl | Twilight Blue Metallic
Curb Weight-automatic3371
Curb Weight-manualNo data
Overall Length194.60
Overall Width72.70
Overall Height56.60
Wheelbase109.00
Ground Clearance5.70
Track Front62.00
Track Rear61.10
Cargo LengthNo data
Width at WheelwellNo data
Width at WallNo data
DepthNo data
Standard Seating6
Optional SeatingNo data
Passenger Volume101.80
Cargo Volume16.70
Standard Towing1000
Maximum Towing1000
Standard PayloadNo data
Maximum PayloadNo data
Standard GVWRNo data
Maximum GVWRNo data
Basic-duration36
Basic-distance36,000
Powertrain-duration36
Powertrain-distance36,000
Rust-duration72
Rust-distance100,000
MSRP$20,225
Dealer Invoice$18,506
Destination ChargeNo data
Child Safety Door LocksStd.
Locking Pickup Truck TailgateN/A
Power Door LocksStd.
Vehicle Anti-TheftStd.
4WD/AWDN/A
ABS BrakesStd.
Automatic Load-LevelingN/A
Electronic Brake AssistanceN/A
Limited Slip DifferentialN/A
Locking DifferentialN/A
Traction ControlStd.
Vehicle Stability Control SystemN/A
Driver AirbagStd.
Front Side AirbagN/A
Front Side Airbag with Head ProtectionN/A
Passenger AirbagStd.
Side Head Curtain AirbagN/A
Second Row Side AirbagN/A
Second Row Side Airbag with Head ProtectionN/A
Electronic Parking AidN/A
First Aid KitOpt.
Trunk Anti-Trap DeviceN/A
Keyless EntryN/A
Remote IgnitionN/A
Air ConditioningStd.
Separate Driver/Front Passenger Climate ControlsStd.
Cruise ControlOpt.
TachometerN/A
Tilt SteeringStd.
Tilt Steering ColumnStd.
Heated Steering WheelN/A
Leather Steering WheelN/A
Steering Wheel Mounted ControlsOpt.
Telescopic Steering ColumnN/A
Adjustable Foot PedalsN/A
Genuine Wood TrimN/A
Tire Pressure MonitorN/A
Trip ComputerN/A
AM/FM RadioStd.
Cassette PlayerOpt.
CD PlayerOpt.
CD ChangerOpt.
DVD PlayerN/A
Voice Activated TelephoneN/A
Navigation AidN/A
Second Row Sound ControlsN/A
SubwooferOpt.
Telematics SystemN/A
Driver Multi-Adjustable Power SeatOpt.
Front Cooled SeatN/A
Front Heated SeatN/A
Front Power Lumbar SupportN/A
Front Power Memory SeatN/A
Front Split Bench SeatN/A
Leather SeatOpt.
Passenger Multi-Adjustable Power SeatOpt.
Second Row Folding SeatN/A
Second Row Heated SeatN/A
Second Row Multi-Adjustable Power SeatN/A
Second Row Removable SeatN/A
Third Row Removable SeatN/A
Cargo Area CoverN/A
Cargo Area TiedownsN/A
Cargo NetOpt.
Load Bearing Exterior RackOpt.
Pickup Truck Bed LinerN/A
Power SunroofOpt.
Removable TopN/A
Manual SunroofOpt.
Automatic HeadlightsN/A
Daytime Running LightsN/A
Fog LightsN/A
High Intensity Discharge HeadlightsN/A
Pickup Truck Cargo Box LightN/A
Running BoardsN/A
Front Air DamN/A
Rear SpoilerN/A
Skid PlateN/A
Splash GuardsOpt.
Wind Deflector for ConvertiblesN/A
Power Sliding Side Van DoorN/A
Power Trunk LidN/A
Alloy WheelsOpt.
Chrome WheelsN/A
Full Size Spare TireN/A
Run Flat TiresN/A
Steel WheelsN/A
Power WindowsStd.
Electrochromic Exterior Rearview MirrorN/A
Glass Rear Window on ConvertibleN/A
Heated Exterior MirrorN/A
Electrochromic Interior Rearview MirrorOpt.
Power Adjustable Exterior MirrorN/A
Deep Tinted GlassN/A
Interval WipersN/A
Rain Sensing WipersN/A
Rear Window DefoggerStd.
Rear WiperN/A
Sliding Rear Pickup Truck WindowN/A
Tow Hitch ReceiverN/A
Towing Preparation PackageN/A

Recalls

#DEFECT SUMMARYCONSEQUENCE SUMMARYCORRECTIVE SUMMARYRECALL NOTES
1VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES DO NOT CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE VERTICAL HEAD LAMP ADJUSTING DEVICE MAY NOT BE CALIBRATED PROPERLY.DRIVER VISIBILITY MAY BE IMPAIRED INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH AN OWNER'S MANUAL INSERT CONTAINING INSTRUCTIONS FOR OPTICALLY AIMING THE HEADLAMPS.OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 20, 2000. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BUICK AT 1-800-521-7300. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
2SOME OF THESE VEHICLES WITH THE KEY IN THE "ON" POSITION, EXHIBIT A CONDITION IN WHICH THE ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) MOTOR SHORTS TO ITS CASE AND GROUNDS THROUGH A FLEXIBLE BRAKE FLUID PIPE.THIS SHORT CAN CAUSE EXTREME HEATING OF THE FLEXIBLE BRAKE PIPE WHERE IT CAN MELT A NEARBY FLEXIBLE PLASTIC FUEL HOSE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN UNDERHOOD FIRE.DEALERS WILL INSTALL A GROUND CABLE FROM THE ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL MODULE (EBCM) TO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT BODY RAIL.OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 25, 1999. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BUICK AT 1-800-521-7300. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
3CERTAIN DELPHI FUEL PRESSURE REGULATORS, P/NOS. FP10020-11B1, FP10026-11B1, AND FP10027-11B1, SOLD AFTER JANUARY 9, 2007, AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE UNIVERSAL PRESSURE REGULATORS (UPR) WERE PRODUCED WITHOUT AN O'RING AND RETAINER.FUEL MAY LEAK, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A FIRE.DELPHI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE UPR FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 23, 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT DELPHI AT 877-411-8770. THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET DELPHI FUEL PRESSURE REGULATORS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED BY GENERAL MOTORS.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
4CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES DO NOT CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." SOME OF THESE VEHICLES DO NOT MEET THE OVERHEAD SIGN ILLUMINATION REQUIREMENTS. LESS ILLUMINATION MAY REDUCE THE ABILITY OF THE DRIVER TO READ OVERHEAD SIGNS WHEN DRIVING AT NIGHT. DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW LOW BEAM HEADLAMP BULBS IN BOTH OF THE HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 8, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT BUICK AT 1-866-608-8080. NOTE: IF THE BULB NEEDS REPLACEMENT IN THE FUTURE, GM BULB NUMBER 89024715 IS AVAILABLE FROM A DEALER, OR THE EQUIVALENT SYLVANIA BULB IS 9006HP, WITH ORANGE LETTERING ON THE BULB. GM RECALL NO. 04052.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
5DORMAN IS RECALLING 979 STEERING KNUCKLES, DORMAN P/NOS. 697-902 AND 697-903, SOLD UNDER DORMAN'S "OE SOLUTIONS<SUP>TM</SUP>" BRAND NAME, AND NAPA P/NOS. 7-8502 AND 7-8503 WHICH WERE SOLD FOR REPLACEMENT USE ON THE VARIOUS VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. A POTENTIAL MATERIAL OR DESIGN DEFECT COULD RESULT IN THE STEERING KNUCKLE BREAKING IN THE HUB AREA.A BROKEN STEERING KNUCKLE COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND A POSSIBLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.DORMAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE STEERING KNUCKLES FREE OF CHARGE AND REIMBURSE THE REPAIR FACILITY OR OWNER FOR LABOR. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 23, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DORMAN'S TOLL-FREE HOTLINE AT 1-800-523-2492 AND PRESS 5.THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET DORMAN STEERING KNUCKLES AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BY GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .