Buick Lucerne Repair and Maintenance
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Buick Lucerne ProblemsCoolant Leaks From Water Pump and Radiator
The water pump and/or the plastic side tanks on the radiator may leak causing a loss of coolant. The engine may overheat due to coolant loss. Continued coolant loss after external leaks have been repaired could indicate a blown head gasket.
An ignition coil may fail causing one of the cylinders to misfire. Each of the two banks of cylinders has its own coil assembly. If one ignition coil fails the coil assembly for the corresponding cylinder bank must be replaced.
The steering wheel position sensor may fail, resulting in the service stability message being displayed.
Buick Lucerne Questionswhy does gas pump shutoff after only a little fuel put in? half tank of gas (1 answer)
just started went to 3 diff gas stations.
theres a half a tank.
never had a problem before
Car is leaking coolant.Parked in a dry spot you will notice the leak is in the center, on the ground. I've recently replaced: Water Pump, Thermostat, Temp sensor and a relay switch for fans. What else could be the reason for my coolant leaking out ?I had to add a brand new bottle of antifreez...
my car is clicking when trying to start it and it won't start up.
Buick Lucerne RecallsIgnition Lock Cylinder Concern
Excess weight on the key ring can cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position without warning, turning off the engine. This defect can also affect the safe operation of the airbag system. Until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. The key fob (if applicable), should also be removed from the key ring. Dealers will install two 13mm key rings and key insert into the vehicle's ignition keys to correct this concern.
General Motors is recalling 2010–2011 DTS and Buick Lucerne models with V8 engines due to contact between the starter/alternator cable and the power steering return line. This can result in a worn power steering return line, which can cause a power steering leak, possibly resulting in a loss of power steering. This can lead to an increase in the risk of a crash and/or an engine compartment fire. Dealers will secure or reroute the necessary lines, free of charge.
The heated washer module under the hood could overheat due to excessive current draw. Under certain conditions, this could result in an under hood fire. This previous recall attempt in 2008 to repair this concern did not have the expected success. Dealers will now permanently disable and remove the heated washer module to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin on June 20, 2010.