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2000 Buick Park Avenue Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the 2000 Buick Park Avenue based on complaints from actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.

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Known Problems

The intake manifold gasket may develop external engine oil and/or coolant leak. The intake manifold will need to be removed and the gasket replaced to correct this issue.

The mass air flow or crankshaft position sensor may fail causing the engine to stall intermittently. Proper diagnoses will be necessary to determine the cause of any stalling condition.

The mode and temperature door actuators may fail causing improper air flow or temperature output from the heating and AC (HVAC) system.

The outer tie rod ends on the steering linkage may wear causing excessive free play in the steering and uneven tire wear. If the worn tie rod ends are replaced, the wheel alignment should be checked and adjusted as necessary.

General Motors recommends that the spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians highly recommend the spark plug wires be replaced at the same time.

Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.

The steering rack may fail causing a loss of power steering fluid as a result the steering may become hard to turn.