1998 Buick Park Avenue Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the 1998 Buick Park Avenue as reported by actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.

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Known Problems

The fuel pump can fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians highly recommend to replace your fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.

Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.

The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.

Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.

The ABS brake pressure modulator valve can fail internally causing the ABS light to illuminate.

The steering rack may fail causing a loss of power steering fluid as a result the steering may become hard to turn.

The front struts may show signs of wear, or be excessively bouncy ride at freeway speeds. This may begin to occur at around 75,000 miles.

The rubber section of an automatic transmission cooler line may develop a fluid leak . In some cases the leaking section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this concern.