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Verified for the Buick Riviera
The supercharger may develop a noise in the front section of the supercharger assembly. The is due to a worn coupler. Our technicians tell us that a remanufactured coupler section is available from aftermarket suppliers.
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Reported by capricorn_62 and 1 other for the Buick Skylark

After a rain there is water on the front floor both driver's side and passenger side. Had new windshield put in and sealed under cowl and all drains under cowl are clean.

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Reported by cebey and 1 other for the Buick Lucerne

Car would begin to misfire, run rough, and stall after being driven for awhile. Sometimes door locks would chatter or other odd electrical problems. Poor connection of main harness into distribution box beneath the back seat. Replace connector and distribution box. Warning: Unburnt fuel in exhaust from initial problem will lead to catalytic converter failure.

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Reported by jadamaridge and 1 other for the Buick Park Avenue

When replacing the battery I accidently touched my wrench from the positive terminal to bare metal which caused my fuel gauge needle to go completely around to the stop pin. Had to use the trip mileage for the last 5 years to gage when to fill the tank. Found out on this site that a magnet placed against the plastic directly in front of the needle and rotating it counterclockwise would put the needle back in position. Did this and now works fi...

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Verified for the Buick Century

It is very common for the high pressure power steering rubber hoses to leak. Our technicians recommend replacing leaky rubber hoses to prevent the loss of power steering.

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Verified for the Buick Century

It is not uncommon for the power steering rack to develop a fluid leak requiring replacement of the rack assembly. Loss of power steering fluid may also cause an abnormal noise and damage to the power steering pump

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Verified for the Buick Century

The engine temperature sensor wire for the engine temperature gauge, or warning light, may touch the rear exhaust manifold causing a short to ground causing erratic operation of the temperature gauge or warning light.

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Verified for the Buick Regal

The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.

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Verified for the Buick Riviera

The crankshaft position sensor, ignition module, and/or powertrain control module (PCM) may fail resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light with ignition system related fault codes stored in the PCM. Patience is necessary when dealing with this specific situation as normal diagnostic procedures are not effective. In many cases, the best option is to replace parts, one at a time until the fault is corrected.

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Verified for the Buick Regal

The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.

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Verified for the Buick Riviera
Vehicles with the optional CRT dash may have the display fail. Our technicians tell us that the CRT unit will need to be sent out to a specialized repair facility for repair.
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Verified for the Buick Regal

The anti-lock brake (ABS) accumulator may fail causing loss of power brake assist. (The brake pedal will become very hard.)

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Verified for the Buick Regal
The ABS master cylinder assembly may fail internally causing the ABS light to illuminate.
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Verified for the Buick Century

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

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Verified for the Buick Park Avenue

The ABS master cylinder assembly may fail internally causing the ABS light to illuminate.

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