Poor Ride/Handling Due to Worn Suspension Struts on Buick LeSabre

The front struts may show signs of wear, or be excessively bouncy ride at freeway speeds. This may begin to occur at around 75,000 miles.

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Average mileage: 117,125 (45,000–200,000)
16 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
49 people reported this problem
19 people shared problem details
2000 Buick LeSabre150,000
when brakes are applied and then released makes a bumpy response and noise.
2002 Buick LeSabre100,000
I am in the process of getting this looked at. Could also be due to air ride system in car for the back of the car. Air ride does not raise car in back anymore.
2003 Buick LeSabre110,000
car riding roughly replaced front struts
1994 Buick LeSabre150,000
worn out springs and shocks
Struts are loose and bouncy.
2001 Buick LeSabre55,548
check engine light & tire pressure light always on
I've noticed the jerking when on the freeway the most and hit a pothole. Thought it was front end alignment since minneapolis has the worst pothole problem in the world - and no money to fix them all. After reading all these other reports I can see this is the more likely culprit. I'll have to sell my car to get enough money to replace them.
mine started right around 100,000 miles. but its totally understandable. the car has alot of miles on it.
2005 Buick LeSabre70,000
Bouncy, vague steering in cross winds
bouncing and bottom out clunks in front and this car was in a flood so it got water in struts probably. it definitely has a shock or strut issue up front.
1995 Buick LeSabre60,000
Excessive bouncing in front end.
1999 Buick LeSabre190,000
slight noise and bouncy
I paid 1900 bucks to get the problem fixed and it's still have problems
1995 Buick LeSabre200,000
feels like your out on the open ocean up and down up and down...
2000 Buick LeSabre156,000
no bounce parked it. Heard funny noise when started MAJORLY bumpy ride -- r strut broke
Need this one too. The air shocks are about $75 each. But if you have replaced anything else like brakes or wheel bearings make sure to get a full wheel alignment afterwards
Did not change till 147000 miles. Should have done it alot earlier. Restored handling to an incredibly good level.
2001 Buick LeSabre104,000
Started by 50000 miles
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