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2000 Buick Park Avenue

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2000 Buick Park Avenue Problems

Engine -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

The intake manifold gasket may develop external engine oil and/or coolant leak. The intake manifold will need to be removed and the gasket replaced to correct this issue.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

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

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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...

Drive Train -- Verified

The transmission pressure control solenoid may fail causing erratic shifting. Our technicians tell us that partial dis-assembly of the transmission is necessary to replace a failed pressure control solenoid.

2000 Buick Park Avenue Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., January 5, 2001

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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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Brakes, June 21, 2000

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The anti-lock brake system hydraulic control unit (HCU) may leak brake fluid. A brake fluid leak may compromise braking ability, which could result in an accident. Dealers will inspect and replace the HCU if necessary.

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Engine, June 30, 2004

Summary: 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, THE FUEL FROM THE LEAKING REGULATOR AND A MISTIMED SPARK CAN CAUSE A BACKFIRE.

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2000 Buick Park Avenue Questions and Answers

keg27127, 2000 Buick Park Avenue, 3.8L V6 Supercharged, Winston Salem, NC

DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW TO GET TO THE RESEVOIR TO CHECK THE POWER STEERING FLUID, IT IS LOCATED IN A PLACE THAT I CAN'T POSSIBLY GET THE CAP OFF TO TO CHECK THE LEVE?

vickysue, 2000 Buick Park Avenue, 3.8L V6 Supercharged, Phoenix, AZ

removing and installing heater core (how to)?

lizzie, 2000 Buick Park Avenue, 3.8L V6, Mount Laurel, NJ

You only listed exhaust manifold repair - I think I need an intake repair. What to do? The estimate given was over $850.00 ! help!

gwood4848, 2000 Buick Park Avenue, 3.8L V6, Niceville, FL

Little did I realize my undertaking until I actually started. What must be done to do this task? Are there special tools? Are there techniques to get the job done most easily? Wow...never realiz...

Visitor, 2000 Buick Park Avenue, 3.8L V6, Houston, TX

My motor on the automatic levler/lifter air shock has gone out. Is there a replacement part? I don't want to purchase a motor for this part. I would like to have the regular shocks/struts.

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2000 Buick Park Avenue Reviews

I HAVE ONLY 78000 ON MY 2000 PARK Aveue and I'm having to replace the fuel tank sender and the seat control cluster is falling out of seat,the radio clock don't keep time.It runs pretty good and uses a lot of gas

I have 162,0000 miles and have had no major repairs. changed timing belt around 90,000 and had a few recalls with oil on top of motor when it was new. started dying last month and had a oxygen sensor replaced..good now. I am told I could use new struts, tie rod and front whell bearings. So I am wondering whether to fix it up or get me something else. It has been a good car and still gets 30 mpg on hwy and 19 in town. uses no oil or water...

been good car for 5 years. has transmission rough shift right now. the heater/ac doors acted up a couple of times. battery conections need cleaning regularly.

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