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Understanding the Buick Oil Life System and Service Indicator Lights
Car symbols, or dashboard lights, are a car service reminder. The Buick Oil Life System indicates when and what service your car needs.
Buick Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
If you’re in the market for a used Buick vehicle, you may want to check out cars under their certified pre-owned program. Many manufacturers have a certified pre-owned (CPO) program, and each one...
How to Get Buick Dealership Certified
GM/Buick car dealerships offer automotive technician jobs to mechanics who are certified through the Universal Technical Institute (UTI) and GM.
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Buick Verano
The 2012 Buick Verano is a near luxury sedan that is affordably priced with lots of technology and comfort that comes standard. The interior is covered in leather with a rich variety of...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Buick Lucerne
2011 marked the final year of production for the Buick Lucerne, a venerable full-sized sedan that offers ample room in the interior. The car was noted for the significant amount of interior space...
A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Buick Regal
The 2012 Buick Regal is definitely not the Regal of yesteryear you may have heard your grandparents fawn over. This mid-size sedan has a lot of modern features that start at the engine...
A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Buick Regal eAssist
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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist
Buick has entered the hybrid market in a big way with the 2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist model. It has all of the same great looks and features that you would expect from...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Buick LaCrosse
Over the past several years, Buick has returned to form when it comes to luxury sedans, and the 2012 Buick LaCrosse is a standout even when compared to some of the other big...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Buick Enclave
The 2012 Buick Enclave was created specifically for younger buyers and those with growing families who have a taste for luxury. The Enclave is available in four levels which include: base, convenience, leather, and...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re an Architect
Obviously, architects appreciate beauty and symmetry. This is not just the case when it comes to their building projects, but also in terms of the vehicles they choose. We have evaluated...
The Best Used Cars to Buy for Towing Light Loads
Towing is tricky business and depending on the weight you’re dealing with, it really determines what vehicle is best for you. If it’s light loads you’re looking at towing, we’ve put...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Get Motion Sickness
For people that suffer from motion sickness, even on the shortest car trip, riding in a vehicle can prove to be unbearable. What’s great is that there are a number of cars...
The Best Used Cars to Buy for Short Commutes
If you’re lucky enough to have a short commute to work, then you need to consider different factors when buying a used car than someone with a lengthier drive (or more...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Love Road Trips
If you love to travel, comfort is very important in a vehicle. You want a nice, quiet ride, comfortable seating, and enough room. We have evaluated several used vehicles, and...
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No Crank, No Start After Clearing Check Engine / Security Codes?
A scanner will not cause a no start but the security system will. You will need to have the passlock system codes pinpoint tested to see if the problem is the key or the system needs reprogrammed or the module...
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WHEN HITTING BRAKES, REAR END SHAKES,JUMPS AND MAKES A LOUD GRINDING SOUND
If the noise is due to worn brakes alone, the pad material may be completely gone and thus the metal backing plate is grinding against the brake rotor when you apply the brakes. It's possible there is part interference as...
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I have a 97 Buick century and when I'm driving the speedometer is bouncing and when I'm driving it starts to jerk sometimes
If the vehicle speed is constant, but the speedometer reading is erratic, there is a fault in the gauge cluster or in the signal from the transmission. If, though, you are referring to erratic engine operation, perhaps just at low...
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My Buick LaCrosse won’t start, the ignition starts but the engine doesn’t run
If the engine turns over rapidly, as usual, but it won't catch and run, there is usually a problem in the fuel or ignition system. There are some basic tests that you can perform to check for spark and fuel...
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2002 buick lesabre wont start code u1016
This code (U1016) will set when the PCM has lost communication with other controllers on the bus network, that is the car's electrical network. The underlying fault can be in the ignition switch or wiring to the PCM. To diagnose...
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Replaced fuel pump now stalling and hard start
Depending on the reasoning for replacing the fuel pump, it may be that there are additional issues with maintaining fuel pressure such as a bad fuel pressure regulator. The fuel pressure regulator is a device which controls the pressure of...
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2012 Buick Lacrosse with eassist shut of when I come to a stop. I tried driving with gas and break to keep the engine running but
Except when operating your car during very hot, or very cold, weather conditions, with eAssist the engine is supposed to completely shut down at stops. Once the brake pedal is released, or you press the accelerator pedal, the engine starts...
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Just got both o2 sensors on my car changed but when I went to autozone the same code keep popping up. What should I do?
OBD-II trouble codes, including all codes that refer to oxygen sensors, do not constitute a diagnostic or identification of specific failed parts. Consequently, you cannot use the codes as the sole basis to replace vehicle parts. Codes are clues only....
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I have a 2007 Buick Lucerne an I turned the car on to warm up an it started to Idol on its own on the dashboard it said the the en
The issue you are writing in about is common enough that a specific diagnostic, namely a reduced engine power diagnostic is performed by technicians dispatched by YourMechanic. If you request that diagnostic, the responding certified mechanic will get this issue...
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05 Buick rendezvous won't start new battery new starter and alternator is good what could it be
You have not specified whether the starter motor works or not versus a circumstance where the engine does crank (turn over) but won't catch and run. I will cover both scenarios for you. Check to see if there are any...
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why does the car jerk when im driving? and also when i shift gears like from park to reverse and reverse to drive
What you are describing is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer...
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Headup display fading in and out
Hi TeeJay. Thanks for contacting us today. This is typically a computer software glitch with GM cars. It is also possible that an electrical relay is either damaged, has a loose electrical connection or even an electrical glitch behind the...
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P2097, P0420, P0008, P0430, P0420 codes on Buick Enclave. Is this really just the intake manifold gasket?
OBD-II trouble codes do not constitute a diagnostic or identification of failed parts. The print-out that you received should have stated, "the parts referred to in these trouble codes must be actually tested on your vehicle to determine which parts,...
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my rpm x 1000 gage is stuck on 7 and wont go back to 0
That might be a stepper motor failure. The gauge pointer is electronically controlled by a stepper motor. The stepper motors are soldered to the instrument panel circuit board and can be unsoldered and replaced. You can do it yourself, hire...
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My car is reading a code die evaporative emission system leak. But when I accelerate to 70 it will not speed up
The flashing check engine light signifies misfiring and the engine fault(s) causing the misfiring are probably related to the loss of power you are describing. Misfiring is potentially very damaging and so you should drive at a lower speed to...
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How long will it take my air mass flow sensor to wk right i have a 96 buick lesabre
Hi Dorian. Thanks for contacting us today. The mass air flow sensor itself is an on or off type of component, meaning it either works or it won't. It doesn't take time for the sensor to 'break in'. The issue...
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My 2004 Buick Rendezvous Service Engine Soon light is on. What does this mean
the check engine light comes on for the computer sensed a problem in the systems that it monitored. There can be many different reasons for it to come on from a loose gas cap to sensor failures. You will need...
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I have a 2006 Buick Rendezvous I was just brought it and I work for the railroad so I hook power inverter up to the battery it's o
You did not mention if the fan is blowing out the vent or not? If it is and window is fogging up then you may have a clogged heater core and may need to have the cooling system flushed out...
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Is it okay to use 5w-20 in my 2004 buick lesabre
You can use 0W-30, 5W-30, and 10W-30. You cannot use 5W-20 oil in ANY operating conditions in this vehicle as the viscosity will be too low once the engine is warmed up. Page 5-15 of the LeSabre Owner's Manual contains...
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My car cranked and ran for about 10 minutes. When I started to drive it shut off. Then it would not crank again.
The first thing to look for is air leaks. any air that gets into the engine without going through proper channels will lean out the system and cause problems. Look under the hood for any rubber hoses or boots that...

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