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Buick Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
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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
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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...
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The Best Used Cars to Buy for Towing Light Loads
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My ac is blowing cold air only from the 2 passenger vents and hot from the driver 2 vents. I have a 2002 Buick Le Sabre Custom. He
Hi Eva. Thanks for contacting us today. The broken gear in the blower motor or blend door is likely the reason you're having this problem. However, in order to determine what actual parts need to be replaced, an onsite inspection...
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My check engine light comes on when I turn on my ac
Hi Mark. Thanks for contacting us tonight. The check engine light is a generic warning light indicator that will illuminate when an OBD-II trouble code has been triggered and stored in the ECU of your Buick. By having a professional...
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2005,Buick,century oil light comes on filled with three quarts car stalls
Hi Marie. Thanks for contacting us today. If you had to add three quarts of oil in the engine of your Buick Century, then you likely have a rather aggressive oil leak or consumption problem. This could be due to...
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Car keeps overheating,temp keeps rising
Hi DJ. Thanks for contacting us today. A head gasket replacement is typically needed because the vehicle originally overheated - not always the source of the overheating issue. It's quite possible that the root overheating issue has never been resolved....
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Day before yesterday I was stuck in mud so I turn my traction control off so I could get out the next morning on my way to work my
Hi Jamar. Thanks for contacting us today. I would hate to speculate as to what might be causing the jerking and smell issue you are experiencing. The truth is that rapid spinning of tires while being stuck in mud or...
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Hi- I have a 2010 Buick Enclave. Is there any potential to cause issues with the EVAP system canisters due to parking on a steep d
Hi Jon. Thanks for contacting us today. In regards to parking on inclines frequently causing issues with the EVAP system, there is some merit behind that statement. The EVAP canister is designed to absorb fuel vapors from the tank before...
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i have a 2005 buick lacrosse someone touch pos on neg on a jumpstart and now it doesn't do anything
This happens so often that I strongly advise people not to attempt to jump start their cars. The amount of damage that can be done in an instant by accidental reversal of the cables can vary from a few blown...
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Buick Car hesitates while accelerating, check engine light on all the time
Generally, the check engine light comes on when something fairly serious is going on with the vehicle. This can happen for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty O2 sensor, a bad catalytic converter,...
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When first taking off trans hesitates before going into second then it jerks. If you give it too much gas it will slip badly befor
What you are describing may be a result of a faulty speed sensor, potentially low transmission fluid or a even a faulty transmission control solenoid. As your vehicle travels down the road, the computer analyzes data being sent by vehicle...
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Service stabilitrak
The Stabilitrac system is your vehicle's traction control system. Your vehicle is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information simultaneously to the ABS and traction control system which...
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Hello Justin, I have an 07 Lacrosse 88K miles car has been perfect until recently, when it tripped a code for the upstream sensor
It sounds like there is a short in the system. I would recommend checking the wiring harness that the sensor plugs into with a digital multimeter to test for proper voltage output or enlist in the assistance of a qualified...
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Hello. My car shifts into gear... the engine revs, the transmission gauge moves as it should... but the car doesn't move right awa
Hi Kim. Thanks for writing in to YourMechanic.com today. As much as I'd like to tell you for certain that it's a speed sensor issue, the description you're providing just won't permit me to do so. Generally speaking, what you...
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My engine is slightly knocking. I need to replace oil pump. Will it be worth replacing? Will the engine be okay after replacment?
It is very likely that the engine could be bad based on the sound. Most likely the oil pump going out caused other damage. On an older vehicle such as a 1992, the cost if an engine replacement may exceed...
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When cranking up my car the car seems to lock up and I have to turn it of and restart it to get it to start. When it's seems to be
Hi Michelle. Thanks for contacting us tonight. In most cases, when you initially attempt to start the vehicle and there is no power to the starter, but you recycle the key (meaning turning it off and pressing forward again), it's...
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Car won't accelerate over 50 mph
What you are describing sounds like you may have a clogged or damaged catalytic converter. The catalytic converter converts toxic exhaust gases into less harmful pollutants that are suitable to be expelled into the atmosphere. When the catalytic converter is...
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Car having trouble starting but it's not the battery, starter or alternator? How can I tell which one it is if it is one of those?
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both....
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Check engine and ABS light came on then went away
Hello, thank you for writing in. Battery issues cause malfunctions with all of the systems that use its power to function. Most commonly, the charging system light, check engine light, and ABS light come on when there is an issue...
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My 1994 Buick Regal lost power while driving and now it won't turn back on. I've replaced the fuel pump relay sensor and still not
Check to see if there is a spark at the spark plugs. Does the fuel pump itself actually turn on - operation will be momentary as the system pressurizes - when you switch the key to the "on" position? Even...
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Key stuck in the acc position. Car will not start
It sounds like you have an ignition switch that has failed. Inside the switch is a set of tumblers that the key is designed to fit into. When these tumblers wear out over time due to the key being inserted...

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