Buick Repair and Maintenance
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Buick ProblemsHVAC Display May Become Dim or Go Out Completely
The display on the heater and AC control panel may become dim or go completely blank. Our technicians tell us the control panel must be replaced to correct this fault.
One or more power window switch may fail. The affected window may work intermittently before failing completely.
The upper intake manifold may develop an internal coolant leak causing one or more cylinders to fill with coolant. This can cause the engine to "hydro-lock" and not turn over. Removing the spark plugs will allow the engine to turn over pushing the coolant out of the spark plug holes. Replacing the upper intake plenum and gasket is commonly required to correct this condition.
The engine can be very difficult to start after this problem has been repaired, it can be helpful to clear as much of the coolant from the intake manifold and cylinders as possible before reassembling the intake manifold.
Buick Questionsmy air won't work how do I fix it???? (2 answers)
the air in my car has gone out completely as of today. as of 2 days ago it would work 70% of the time but occasionally (like 30% of the time) when I would start it the air wouldn't come on until I hit a hard bump or braked really hard. I think it may be an electrical issue because there are o...
Car was running but needed a water pump and intake gaskets UT after it was put back together it is not getting any fire to spark plugs
Buick RecallsPower Steering Assist Fails
The power steering system may fail, resulting in extra effort being required to steer the vehicle. Dealers will replace the electric belt drive rack and pinion steering gear assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.
Defective welds in the left lower seat frame of the vehicle's third row can result in a lack of structural integrity of the seat. This can result in occupant injury in a crash. Dealers will inspect and replace as necessary the left lower third row seat frame free of charge to resolve the concern.
Engine oil can leak onto the exhaust manifold, causing a fire hazard. This concern was addressed in previous recall notifications, but improvements to the repair have been made. Dealers will make improved repairs free of charge to resolve the concern.