2011 Buick LaCrosse Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2011 Buick LaCrosse

The steering may develop a clunk type noise from the upper intermediate steering shaft.  Our technicians tell us that you should check with your local GM dealer to find out what the latest repair is for this condition.

Vehicles with certain V6 engines may illuminate the Check Engine Light one or more of the following codes: P0011, P0014, P0021, P0024, P0341, P0346, P0336, or P0391. Our technicians tell us that some vehicles may require a powertrain control module (PCM) software update to correct this issue. Other vehicles may have excess camshaft end play on one or both cylinder heads which will need to be corrected using special procedures outlined by GM.

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my drivers information center goes blank it usually resets itself this has happened to me 5 times and tire warning lite on and the tires are fine this is so weird.

range for this type of problem? Throttle Body or water pump

I am having a problem with my car stalling this usually happens when I pull off from a stop. But it has while driving, but usually at low rates of speed. I have received a code of P0017- camshaft positioning sensor. Where is this located and could something else be causing the sensor problems?

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The driver's and/or passenger's seat may suddenly drop to its lowest position because a bolt securing the height adjuster can fall out. This unexpected movement of the driver's seat could cause a distraction, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the height adjuster bolts in both front seats to correct this concern.

The HVAC system may stop functioning due to a software issue in the climate control module. System failure would reduce the driver's ability to command the defrost function. This can reduce visibility, increasing the risk of a crash. To correct the problem, dealers will reprogram the electronic control module for the HVAC. The recall is expected to begin by March 11, 2011. The General Motors recall number is 11057.

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