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 Problems

Intake Manifold Gasket May Leak Coolant or Engine Oil

The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Running the engine with a coolant/oil mix may result in engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct this issue.

Coolant Leak & Engine Overheating

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.

Erratic Shifting of the Automatic Transmission

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.

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2003 Buick Rendezvous Questions

How do I fix the wires under my steering wheel (1 answer)

Someone try to hot wire my car and four wires aren't connect underneath steering wheel ,I guess my steering calm ... What part would I need to get to repair it and maybe a estimate

What's wrong with my rendezvous if my lights shut off and will not start (1 answer)

My truck stopped on me and my lights in side my truck does not comes on but the head lights does. When I turny key to try and crank it no sound

engine light is on and no power to odb2 plug. (2 answers)

the engine light is on and flashes after short drive and continues to flash until vehicle is shutoff or it dies. when motor is running sounds like its misfiring and there is a motor tick present. checked coils replaced plug wires and plugs... problem is still there. since there is no power to the...

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2003 Buick Rendezvous Recalls

The 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.

Liftgate May Open in Certain Severe Crash Conditions

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

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.

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2003 Buick Rendezvous Reviews

I myself own a Buick Rendevous. When purchased it had 120,000km it now has 150,000 roughly. The only problem we had was the steering column. I see that was a recall and dont' know if anything can be done now. Had to replace something in the steering column and of course had to get another key. The Dealer would only make one. Well that's okay if your the only driver, I'm not. I was told it would...
had problem with oil pressure sending unit, had changed 5 in a 2-1/2 year period, also, looses antifreeze, don't know where. Use it as a secondary car now.
my radiator always overheat and it seems to lose coolant. I don't see any leaks anywhere, not even in the oil. my heater is not working ether.

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