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Reported by capricorn_62 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 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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Verified for the Buick Roadmaster

The transmission may develop a harsh 1-2 shift and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light with code P1870 stored. This can be caused by wear of the bore for the TCC isolator and regulator valves in the valve body. This condition does not commonly occur until the transmission reaches normal operating temperature. If the valve body is worn, replacement will be necessary to correct this concern.

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Reported by rick27607 for the Buick LeSabre

Left Rear Door Module (Part #: 25654368) was bad -- Symptom: door would not automatically unlock and the window would not work.

troubleshooting: pried off the plastic cover behind the door handle (start at the hinge side), removed single screw and then starting at the bottom pulled off the door covering (It is held in with plastic snaps), found 12v going into the door module and deduced the module was the problem; found one on ebay motors ...

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Reported by jadamaridge for the Buick Park Avenue

I've had an intermittent no-start condition on my 2000 Buick Park Ave. This started happening on occasion and was nerve racking. Took it to my local mechanic shop and he replaced the crankshaft position sensor which solved the problem. Found the problem with the sensor 'A'(18X24X) out of range. Code PO336-CKP. in the computer. Hope this info will help others who have this problem.

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Reported by jadamaridge 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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Reported by Walted for the Buick Riviera

The leveling system air compressor head has a relief valve in it that corrodes and sticks over time. Each time the car is started, the compressor should cycle to pressurize the system and then the release pressure as needed to establish level. The condition becomes apparent when the rear of the car raises a little at a time until the air shocks are destroyed, requiring replacement of the rear shocks and the air compressor head. I have owned ...

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Reported by rlyonk for the Buick Park Avenue

at around 130,000 miles transmission began to slip when slowing and then accelerating rapidly. At 182,000 mi. Trans. Started making a growling sound, I had it replaced with a GM. Factory remanufactured unit for $ 3,200 still going strong at 225,00 mi..
May have been repairable if I had taken it in when the slipping started.

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