Electrical issue

Asked by Mar 08, 2018 at 06:48 PM about the 2001 Buick Century

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Starter went bad replaced,
made noise, shimmed, ever
since 1st replacement
interior alternator light
comes on have replaced
alternator 2 times and
battery 3 times ibelieve
starter might be wired
wrong or grounding out
please help

3 Answers


You have changed the alternator 2 times and battery 3 times, but the problem started after you replaced the starter if I read you correctly. Have you considered that perhaps the starter that you purchased is defective? I say this because you or whomever changed the part should have made sure that the wires were put back correctly. But check the wiring again, just in case.

Yeah I kinda was guessing that where can I get a good wiring diagram for the starter


Go to Google and enter what you are looking for, "2001 Buick Century starter wiring diagram".

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