Buick Park Avenue Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Buick Park Avenue

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Buick Park Avenue
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310
to $
851
Buick Park Avenue
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312
to $
949
Buick Park Avenue
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345
to $
1,038
Buick Park Avenue
$
288
to $
612
Buick Park Avenue
$
83
to $
353

Buick Park Avenue Problems

HVAC Mode/Temperature Door Actuators May Fail

The mode and temperature door actuators may fail causing improper air flow or temperature output from the heating and AC (HVAC) system.

Engine Stalling Due to Mass Air Flow/Crankshift Position Sensor Failure

The mass air flow or crankshaft position sensor may fail causing the engine to stall intermittently. Proper diagnoses will be necessary to determine the cause of any stalling condition.

Fuel Gauge Needle Stuck on Wrong Side of "Empty Stop"

Do to a low or erratic voltage condition, the fuel gauge needle may "jump" around and become stuck on the back side of the "stop" below the "empty" indicator. This does not mean the gauge is broken. If the gauge cover is removed and the needle is gently moved back around to the correct side of the pin, the gauge will again function normally. When the needle is moved back to the correct position, the electrical problem that caused the needle to jump in the first place must be corrected or the needle may jump around again. The most common problems that cause this condition are a weak battery or corrosion on the battery cable ends.

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Buick Park Avenue Questions

driver seat is not heating up, but passenger seat is fine. (1 answer)

The light on the dash goes on but the drivers side seat does not heat up.

Cabin vent has cold on passenger side and hot on driver side (1 answer)

Heat comes on drivers side and cool on passenger

had crank senor replaced next day same thing rolls over but don't start. (1 answer)

This is the 3rd time in the shop
first time they changed the harmonic balancer then the crank senor both times it ran fine until the next morning then like now it won't start.

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Buick Park Avenue Recalls

Recall 04V090000
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3800 V6 (L36) ENGINES AND CERTAIN DELPHI FUEL PRESSURE REGULATORS, THE REGULATORS HAVE A MUCH HIGHER THAN USUAL RATE OF FUEL LEAKS. A LEAK CAN ALLOW FUEL TO ENTER THE INTAKE MANIFOLD THROUGH A VACUUM LINE. IF THE ENGINE DOES NOT START WHEN CRANKED, T...
Recall 02V328000
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE EMERGENCY TRUNK RELEASE HANDLE MAY BE INSTALLED OR FORCED OUT OF THE PROPER POSITION.
Buick Recalls 2000-2001 Park Avenues Due to Faulty Wiper System Operation

Due to a system "latch up" condition, the windshield wipers may not operate in both low and high speeds. A compromised wiper system may result in poor visibility. Dealers will replace the wiper motor cover, which contains the microprocessor for the wiper motor.

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Buick Park Avenue Reviews

Ive owned two buick park avenues. A 1994 and a 1995. Both beautiful cars. Such a smooth drive, gets great gas mileage for the size of the car, V6 engine, and so much space to spread out compared to newer cars. My dad got the first one for me and my brothers for its extremely large engine and strong frame for more protection if we ever got in a car crash. Great for teen drivers. Both buicks h...
Hi: I own a 1991 Buick Park Ave Base Model 3.8 V6 engine, I had problems with the car cutting off while driving. I went to several mechanics this is everything I had changed and the problem still existed. Mass airflow sensor, Coolant temperature sensor, Crank shaft sensor, Idle control valve sensor, Fuel pump relay, Fuel pump, Fuel pump strainer, Fuel pump filter, Throttle body cleaned 100%, Sp...
rear shocks and onboard air compressor failed around 110,000 mi. Transmission failed at 182,000 mi. Digital hvac display went dark at around 130,00 mi. You tube video showed me how to repair by removing unit and re-soldering 4 cold soldered resistors, still working fine at 225,000 mi. Steering wheel position sensor replaced at 190,000 mi. Engine and supercharger have remained trouble free ...

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