2003 Buick Rendezvous Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Buick Rendezvous
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2003 Buick Rendezvous ProblemsTransmission Pressure Control Solenoid Failure May Cause Erratic Shifting
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.
An automatic transmission fluid leak may develop from the rubber section of a transmission cooler line. In some cases the rubber section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this type of leak.
A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. The engine may overheat as a result of the coolant loss. A leaking water pump should be replaced.
2003 Buick Rendezvous QuestionsWhat is a good price for serpentine belt replacement? (1 answer)
I have a squeaking sound from the engine compartment when car is running. It speeds up with acceleration. I am assuming that is the serpentine belt.
dinger will not shut off, emergency brake is not applied when signal is on
OBD Sensor Status says:
O2 Sensor: UnReady
O2 Heater: UnReady.
However no DTC codes given to figure out what to do?
2003 Buick Rendezvous RecallsThe Fuel Tank Inlet Check Valve Can Crack and Leak
Due to variations in the manufacturing process, or exposure to high heat may lead to a fracture in the tank inlet check valve. Fuel vapors may pass through the fracture and accumulate on the side of the fuel tank. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel tank. The recall began December 4, 2007. The GM recall number is 06230.
The structural support for the liftgate latch may be inadequate and could allow the latch to separate from the liftgate in certain severe crash conditions. If the liftgate were to open in a crash, an occupant could be ejected from the vehicle. Dealers will add structural reinforcements to the liftgate in the area adjoining the latch assembly.
The owner's manual does not explain the child restraint anchor location symbols for the lower universal anchorage system. This does not meet the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard. Owners were sent supplements to the owner's manual explaining the location symbols in the vehicle. The recall began August 18, 2003. The GM recall number is 03039.