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Search our database of 164 Buick recalls. Find out if your Buick has a safety-related defect or problem and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 31, 2012

In the event of a crash, the driver's front airbag may not deploy as expected due to a fault with the steering column wiring.

As of this time, General Motors has not released a notification schedule for this recall. In some cases this problem could cause the airbag warning light to illuminate, or there may be no symptoms related to this recall. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 4, 2012

The front turn signals of the vehicle each use two bulbs. Due to a software issue, if one burns out, the driver will not be made aware. Burned out signal lamps could lead to an accident due to not being able to alert other motorists of intended turning.

General Motors notified owners of affected vehicles starting in August 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The General Motors recall number is 12212.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 15, 2012

In states where salt is used to de-ice the roads, corrosion can develop in the driver's door control module and cause the driver's door switches not to work.

General Motors has not released an owner notification schedule as of this time. If the power window and or door switches in the driver's door are not working properly, or if an abnormal odor is noted, please contact your dealer. Additionally, you should also contact your dealer if you don't receive notification within a reasonable time and you feel you should have. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 5, 2012

Vehicles registered in certain states where heavy snow is prevalent are being recalled because the windshield wiper arm retaining nut may loosen, resulting in the wiper becoming inoperative.

General Motors will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning April 16, 2012. If you are experiencing problems with the windshield wipers, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 6, 2012

The parking lights may not turn on as expected when the headlights or parking lights are switched on.

General Motors will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning March 12, 2012. If you are experiencing problems with the operation of the parking lights, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 3, 2011

The anti-skid (stabilitrak) system warning light may not illuminate in the case of certain system sensor faults. A faulty sensor could cause unexpected changes in vehicle handling, which could result in a crash.

General Motors will notify owners of affected vehicles during August of 2011. If you are experiencing handling issues and don't receive notification, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 4, 2011

A software issue with the heating and A/C (HVAC) control system may cause it to stop functioning correctly. This could reduce the ability of the system to defrost the windshield, increasing the risk of a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall; this would change to high if any problems are noted with the HVAC system. Please contact your General Motors dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 4, 2010
RepairPal Expert Overview on August 18, 2010

There is a trim shield on the sides of the second row seat. If the seat is folded flat and is then returned to the upright position, the safety belt buckle could get hung up on that trim shield. This might affect the ability of the seat belt to be buckled, increasing the risk of injury to the occupant.

We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall. Please contact your General Motors dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 11, 2010

The under hood module for the heated washer system may overheat and catch on fire.

This should be considered a high priority recall. The heated washer module could catch fire without warning. Please contact your General Motors dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.