2012 Buick LaCrosse Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2012 Buick LaCrosse
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2012 Buick LaCrosse ProblemsSteering May Develop Clunk Noise From Upper Intermediate Steering Shaft
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.
Door lock mechanisms not operating properly. Doors may not lock/unlock.
Replacement of faulty door lock actuator required for proper operation.
A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
2012 Buick LaCrosse QuestionsWhere is water coming from??? (1 answer)
My floor on the driver side both front and rear is soaked with water. I can also hear water sloshing around when I stop at lights or stop signs. There is no visible leaks that I can find. I do have a moonroof
it keeps tellin me about the hybrid battery having a low charge and something about the electric power generator system. I'm a mechanic but ive never dealt with one of these before and don't understand it. like I seid before it was parked for about 3 to 4 months atleast and I will put a f...
iT REPEATS THE BELL WARNINGS THREE TIMES DURING THE FIRST 20 MINUTES OF DRIVING, THEN STOPS. I'M DUE FOR AN OIL CHANGE NEXT WEEK BUT THATS IT. WHAT'S UP??
2012 Buick LaCrosse RecallsFront Seat Height Adjuster
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.
eAssist is a hybrid drive system that includes an electric motor to assist the gas engine under certain driving conditions. These vehicles are being recalled because there may be an internal fault with the Generator Control Module (GCM). The module could allow the battery to discharge to the point were the vehicle could stall and/or not start. Also, a burning smell, smoke, and/or a fire could develop in the trunk. Dealers will inspect and replace the GCM to correct this concern.
The anti-skid (stabilitrak) system may have an incorrect calibration, which can cause the system not to properly detect a sensor malfunction. A malfunctioning sensor may cause the stabilitrak (ESC) to falsely activate, resulting in sudden changes in vehicle handling and deceleration. These unexpected changes in vehicle handling may cause a loss of vehicle control. Dealers will update the electronic brake control module (EBCM) software to correct this concern. The General Motors recall number is 11222.