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I've replaced dude and added 1.5 cans freeon

Already replaced the rack n pinion

Fuses were ok. Guessing it might be bad blower control module, blower control resister, or bad blower, or some relay or large fuse.

Symptoms - The car cranks but does not start. I have had the car into the dealer 3 times and purchased spare relays and spare fuse box from them. Car became very unreliable...never knew when it was going to start. I replaced fuel pump relays 8 times until my third (and hope final) visit to dealer (Barnes Wheaton GM in South Surrey BC). Total bill so far about US$1700. 1st visit (Sep 15 2015)- they replaced fuel pump and relay. Car ran until..... 2nd visit (Dec 01 2015) - they replaced fuse box with used fuse box from Detroit because GM did not have any new ones at any warehouse!!! They read bulletin 15-NA-051 that referred to fuel pump relay problems due to rear seat clip and modified seat clip so it no longer protruded into fuse box cover. After this visit whenever the car kept on cranking past the usual quick start, I would stop cranking right away and check the fuel pump relay which was always fried. This happened about ~5 times until..... Jun 22 2016 - Visited dealer (after my phone calls not answered) to discuss repeated problem and possible causes with Barnes Wheaton Service Manager - he reviewed the problem with me for 1+ hours and found a deep mark in fuse box cover that indicated that the used fuse box installed in my car on Dec 01 had been in contact with the seat clip probably before being installed in my car (since the seat clip in my car had already been trimmed back.) 3rd visit ( Jun 23 2016) - they checked wiring between fuse box and fuel pump carefully at my request and replaced the used fuse box with new one I had purchased to keep on hand due to unreliable starts. So far after 10 starts it still works and I am a little bit more confident that we have found the problem (damaged fuse box terminal due to seat clip?), but only time will tell. One independent local mechanic mentioned that he had replaced fuel pumps etc regularly (1/week) because of poor quality gas available near our area. To eliminate this as a possible cause I have changed to super premium (no ethanol) to eliminate this as a possible cause. GM's lack of interest in this problem is disgusting...I have read over 60 complaints for this car from 2006-2011 models and no doubt this is a small sample. It is the most common complaint for the Lucerne on websites like this. Also: --The bulletin re the seat clip is not available publicly online, This is an easy home handyman fix and would save much frustration and dollars. -- Despite the fact that this was a common and serious problem with this car, GM did not stock new replacement fuse boxes. This prolonged my problem.

- Clive R

this is a summary addendum to my earlier reports and hopefully my last..

Symptoms - The car cranks but does not start. I have had the car into the dealer 3 times and purchased spare relays and spare fuse box from them. Car became very unreliable...never knew when it was going to start. I replaced fuel pump relays 8 times until my third (and hope final) visit to dealer (Barnes Wheaton GM in South Surrey BC). Total bill so far about US$1700. 1st visit (Sep 15 2015)- they replaced fuel pump and relay. Car ran until..... 2nd visit (Dec 01 2015) - they replaced fuse box with used fuse box from Detroit because GM did not have any new ones at any warehouse!!! They read bulletin 15-NA-051 that referred to fuel pump relay problems due to rear seat clip and modified seat clip so it no longer protruded into fuse box cover. After this visit whenever the car kept on cranking past the usual quick start, I would stop cranking right away and check the fuel pump relay which was always fried. This happened about ~5 times until..... Jun 22 2016 - Visited dealer (after my phone calls not answered) to discuss repeated problem and possible causes with Barnes Wheaton Service Manager - he reviewed the problem with me for 1+ hours and found a deep mark in fuse box cover that indicated that the used fuse box installed in my car on Dec 01 had been in contact with the seat clip probably before being installed in my car (since the seat clip in my car had already been trimmed back.) 3rd visit ( Jun 23 2016) - they checked wiring between fuse box and fuel pump carefully at my request and replaced the used fuse box with new one I had purchased to keep on hand due to unreliable starts. So far after 10 starts it still works and I am a little bit more confident that we have found the problem (damaged fuse box terminal due to seat clip?), but only time will tell. One independent local mechanic mentioned that he had replaced fuel pumps etc regularly (1/week) because of poor quality gas available near our area. To eliminate this as a possible cause I have changed to super premium (no ethanol) to eliminate this as a possible cause. GM's lack of interest in this problem is disgusting...I have read over 60 complaints for this car from 2006-2011 models and no doubt this is a small sample. It is the most common complaint for the Lucerne on websites like this. Also: --The bulletin re the seat clip is not available publicly online, This is an easy home handyman fix and would save much frustration and dollars. -- Despite the fact that this was a common and serious problem with this car, GM did not stock new replacement fuse boxes. This prolonged my problem.

- Clive R., Delta, BC, Canada

Ilut a newfuiel pump on it cha ged other parts that may be the promble why it won't stay running it will stratfor amin or two and when you go to restart it it won't stratifyou turn the key on you ha e totrun the key of a dback on three or for to.e and it .might start and might ot

My for lights do the same thing

recently had work on it, intake manifold was repaired, the following night car starts to overheat radiator goes out had it replaced along heater hoses the the water pump but what ive noticed is that the temp. gauge goes passed the half mark to the point that its in red. i dont hear my fans go off... but when i turn on the ac the work to keep the engine cool, but i dont it starts to heat. i dont know what else can it be.

How do you replace a ac blower motor resistor on a 2003 buick lesabre?

my ac cold last month but now its blowing warm air

I've had this car for 22 yrs and 10 yrs ago my tranny solonoid went out so the un-plugged it and since then I get a check engine lt and a code 26 27 28 .,ashop told me it was tires another said i needed a new computer @$500

over heating

Also when I hit my power door lock manually on the door I have to hit it twice the first time it never works it seems like I have the exact same problem as G Vegas who wrote you last year

First thing in the morning after turning it on and turning it off to run an arran. When i got back in the car to leave the car wouldn't start.
When I took the key out and moved the steering wheel up and down a couple of times it started. This happened twice and both times the car started back up after a couple of tries.

Could it be my transmission going or on my car

My car was parked in my garage overnight & there was a large pool of dark reddish oily fluid under the car in the morning. I initially thought it was under the right front wheel but after looking at the stain on the floor again it was in more of the center of the front end and then ran toward the passenger front tire. It has not had one drop of fluid since. I checked under the car and did not see any fluid spray anywhere. Anyone else experience this or know what it might be?

Odometer stopped working , one day it started to work then quite in a day, what could be the problem?

Car was towed and still at a Buick service to figure out problem. It has been 5 days.

The outside temps are in mid 90's, Coolant rez is full. No odd noises.

Under the back seat where the battery is, there's water also. The battery is sitting in about an inch of water.

you turn the key over and u can here the fuel pump it has power its just not cranking to fire up IS IT MY THEFT SYSTEM OR MY STRTER

when car is in drive mode, a winding noise is coming from the rear axle. as you speed up the noise gets louder and levels out at about sixty mph. starting out at low speeds the noise is very low. tires have been balance rotated and checked out ok.

This problem just started yesterday afternoon. Then this morning it was fine. But this afternoon it started doing it s again.

It happens all the time sometimes it will die while driving as well. OBD is still giving faulty TPS reading.

IT ALL STARTED WHEN MY KEY GOT STUCK IN THE IGNITION. JUMPED THE CAR AND REPLACED THE BATTERY. STARTS FINE JUST ERRATIC BEHAVIOR ON MY GAUGES.