2003 Buick Park Avenue Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Buick Park Avenue

2003 Buick Park Avenue Problems

Engine Stalling Due to Mass Air Flow/Crankshift Position Sensor Failure

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.

Water Pump May Fail Prematurely

The water pump may develop a coolant leak resulting in an engine overheating condition.

 

Car Won't Start Because of Anti-Theft System That Uses Raised-Chip Key

Problems with anti-theft systems using the raised-chip key can prevent the car from starting. The wires in the steering column to the ignition lock cylinder tend to break. The key and ignition lock cylinder should be replaced to correct this condition.

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2003 Buick Park Avenue Questions

How do I replace the driver's side exterior mirror? (1 answer)

The dark shading has "peeled" away.

Car hard to start, but when it does runs ruff then dies out (1 answer)

car shifts hard into gears. When stopped have to slowly accelerate to next gear (1 answer)

Sounds like I'm being hit from the back when shifting into gears. When going up a hill from stop car slowly and roughly chugs up the hill with the gas pedal almost to the floor. It seems like it drives alright when the car has just been turned on and then maybe 30 minutes or so the transmissi...

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2003 Buick Park Avenue Recalls

Recall 02V328000
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE EMERGENCY TRUNK RELEASE HANDLE MAY BE INSTALLED OR FORCED OUT OF THE PROPER POSITION.

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2003 Buick Park Avenue Reviews

We owned a 2000 Buick Park Avenue first, drove it over 150k, regret ever getting rid of it... Replaced it with a 2003 Buick Park Avenue, it's at over 150k now and still running like new, bullet-proof! Great vehicle, proven motor. Just have to keep up on the maintenance and fluid changes.
had this car for 3 1/2 weeks runs good need to change fuel pump

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