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Buick Roadmaster Problems

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

The idler arm or pitman arm may wear causing looseness in the steering. When this occurs the front suspension will not be able to be aligned correctly.

Drive Train -- Verified

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The transmission extension housing seal may leak fluid, replacing the worn seal will commonly correct this concern.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

The auto level ride compressor may fail causing the rear of the vehicle to ride to high or too low.

Engine -- Verified

The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Our technicians tell us that operating the engine  with a coolant/oil mix can result in internal engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct these leaks.

Engine -- Verified

A burning smell may develop due to an oil leak form one or both valve cover gaskets. Resealing the valve cover will generally correct this concern. However, the valve covers should be inspected and replaced if damaged.

Buick Roadmaster Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., October 31, 1991

Summary: SECONDARY HOOD LATCH ASSEMBLIES CAN CORRODE, CAUSING A HIGH LATCH RELEASE EFFORT AND POSSIBLY PREVENTING THE HOOD FROM LATCHING PROPERLY WHEN IT IS CLOSED.

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Body, Interior & Misc., July 17, 1992

Summary: THE SHOULDER BELT GUIDE LOOP PLASTIC COVERING MAY CRACK AND EXPOSE THE STEEL SUB-PLATE.

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Brakes, January 15, 1998

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) MODULATOR CAN CORRODE AND LEAK FLUID FROM THE FRONT BRAKE CIRCUIT.

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Drive Train, May 31, 1995

Summary: THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO FMVSS NO. 124, "ACCELERATOR CONTROL SYSTEMS." AT LOW TEMPERATURES, EXCESSIVE FRICTION CAN OCCUR IN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL ASSEMBLY.

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Engine, November 3, 1994

Summary: THE FUEL TANK ATTACHMENT STRAP FASTENERS WERE NOT PROPERLY TIGHTENED. THE FASTENERS CAN COMPLETELY DETACH, EVENTUALLY ALLOWING THE FUEL TANK TO SAG AND THE BOTTOM OF THE TANK TO STRIKE THE ROADWAY.

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Buick Roadmaster Questions and Answers

Virginia Cat, 1992 Buick Roadmaster, Williamsburg, VA

I bought replacement wire wheel cover for a missing one. However, my wheel cover locking key doesn't work on the replacement cover. Is there any way to secure the new cover without the appropr...

Visitor, 1992 Buick Roadmaster, Troutman, NC

Coming from the firewall to the engine.......does the hose connecting heater core to engine bay, is this a vent or does this hose route back to the engine or heater control valve?
I cant find what ...

Visitor, 1991 Buick Roadmaster, North Stonington, CT

fuel pump suspicious 150000 miles hiccups stalling at low idle idle very irrattic difficult morning starting. should i change out the fuel pump.

Wil52, 1992 Buick Roadmaster, Savannah, GA

what does it mean when the engine jerks when i go over 45

RAYVIN, 1991 Buick Roadmaster, Naples, FL

Car was running but sat for a couple of months.Now the engine turns over but won't start. It has gas but suspect no spark getting to the ignition. Possible problem?

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Buick Roadmaster Reviews

I'm glad others are getting great gas mileage, i'm only getting 16 mpg at the best on my 95 roadmaster, wish i new the secret, 25 mpg seems extremely hi for a 350ci v8 and a car as heavy as a Roadmaster??

Collector Ed Wagon. 2nd owner purch in 2004(?) by my uncle, but I helped test drive. Dad's car died and he got it, then he and I traded. @200,000 drove cross country from SC to CA w/wife and mother to tow 93 Caprice back to SC during summer; A/C kept us cool whole way and no issues towing. Repl rad@215,000. Now has 225,000 miles. Just repl #5 exhaust valve and it'll blow most cars away while carrying 6 passengers and still gets 25mpg hwy.

where can i find where to put my transmission fluid ? can i see any pictures or detailed answers please ?

211000 miles and going! Great highway mileage

We had one of thee cars several years ago and just bought another. They have a lot of gadgets to take care of but are comfortable, stable on the highway, and get surprisingly good gas mileage.

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