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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...
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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
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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
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The Best Used Cars to Buy for Short Commutes
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Love Road Trips
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No lights on dash when i try to start my car only the interior accessories work
Hi there. That box underneath your steering wheel is likely one of the sources of your problems. If you were able to "wiggle" it around and produce an engine crank and start, it is likely you have an exposed or...
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My 1998 Buick Park Avenue only runs hot when in traffic or just idling. What's the cause of it running hot?
Either the cooling fans on the radiator are not working properly or the radiator is plugged up to where there is a restriction when the engine's water pump is running at a slow speed. If you suspect that the radiator...
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Have already changed plugs, plug wires, and ignition coils, but the engine still wants to stall and shake a lot.
You may need to have you crankshaft position sensor relearned or have the sensor replaced. Also the catalytic converter could be partially clogged. If everything is working properly, then it is possible that some intake bolts could have...
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How much labor costs is it to replace spark plugs and wires on a 2001 buick lesabre?
The cost depends on whether you have the V6 or V8 engine. The V8 requires significantly more time for the plugs and wires due to the amount of disassembly required to get to the wires, particularly on the right bank...
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1989 buick reatta. Windshield washer pump not working. Is it the switch or the pump?
Unfortunately, without being there to inspect your vehicle, it's impossible for us to tell you which item is faulty. The truth is that it could be either or even both that are damaged based on the information you've provided us....
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Door locks noisy when opening n closing. Sometimes gets stuck in lock position
Hi There, This is often related to a malfunctioning door lock actuator, a blown fuse or a faulty power door lock switch. When you use the door lock switch in the car it sends a signal to a relay which...
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My front heat is not working but rear heat blowing. Had blower motor replaced 4 years ago... do u think it couldBe that again
It is entirely possible that the blower motor has failed. When the blower motor was last replaced, was the blower motor resistor replaced as well ? The resistor is also a big possibility. The blower motor resistor is used to...
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Cannot get plug off of water pump in 94 Buick Lasabre.
Try taking a small torch to the top of the plug and heat it up. Then take liquid wrench and spray the threads and let it sit for about 1 hour. Then you will need to use a hammer and...
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I have a 2010 Buick Enclave cxl and the engine light when on a week ago on Monday I took it to auto zone and they gave me a code f
Most emission codes will not result in a no crank condition. Once the cause of the no crank/no start fault is repaired though, you should still request a check engine light diagnostic so that the responding certified mechanic can find...
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I have a 2002 buick rendezvous and I'm looking to possibly swap the 3400 for an lx9 3.5
The re-designed gasket (Fel-Pro, for example, in the aftermarket) for the lower intake manifold on this engine, and the revised installation procedure, provide a 100% effective resolution to the notorious leak issue that you are referring to. With regard to...
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When I press on the gas, it feels like it's pulling and making a grinding noise..i drive a 2006 Buick Ranier, what could be causin
Hi there. In most cases, when the car pulls to one side and you hear a grinding noise as the car accelerates, it is caused by a wheel bearing that is beginning to fail. Wheel bearings enable wheels on a...
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Camshaft position sensor
Hello and thanks for writing in. The camshaft position sensor is a magnetic sensor that monitors camshaft speed to regulate ignition timing and fuel injection timing. It gathers and sends information about the car’s camshaft speed to the car’s electronic...
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Crankshaft position sensor
Hi There, The crankshaft position sensor can definitely causer the engine to die and not start as it provides critical information to the computer. The computer then uses this information to direct ignition timing. It is normal for the voltage...
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How costly is a rocker arm replacement on a 2008 Buick Lacrosse?
Billing question was sent to CS for the cost of replacing one or more rocker arm assemblies on a 2008 Buick LaCrosse - engine is unknown.
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1997 buick lesabre dies when gas pedal is released
Sounds like the fuel pump has stopped working or is slightly flowing the fuel. When pressing on the gas pedal to the floor and a fuel pump is barely working, then the engine vacuum can draw the fuel in as...
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The drivers door will not open from the inside or the outside.
When you say open, do you mean the door cannot physically open or is the lock not working? If the door physically cannot open, the linkage between the release inside the door and the handles may have come loose or...
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Car only throws heat out on driver side and cool air on passenger side in summer a/c works very little
Hello, thank you for writing in. The air temperature coming through the vents has more to do with where the air is coming from. If the heater is running it will be passed along the heater core and pushed into...
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whooshing sound after hitting curb driver side front
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having issues with the tires, suspension, wheel hub, or the brakes. The noise is likely coming from something that has been damaged, and is now making contact with other components...
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I just bought a used vehicle and after certification by dealer the steering vibrate when applying brake.
Hi there. The brake pads and rotors are worn and need replaced. The steering wheel is vibrating when pressing on the brake pedal because the rotors and brake pads have a wobble in them as they are having a runnout...
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GM Dealer cleaned injectors and caused P300 Code? Buick Ranier
Hello - this seems unlikely, but sometimes cause-and-effect are not obvious. The answer to this question would be helpful: "Was the car misfiring or otherwise running badly before the "injector cleaning"? Was the Check Engine light on, and if so,...

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