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Understanding the Buick Oil Life System and Service Indicator Lights
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Buick Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Buick Verano
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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...
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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...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re an Architect
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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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Rough idle random misfire and hesitation when accelerating
Hi Brandon. Thanks for contacting us tonight. If you were having these same symptoms prior to the services you completed, then I would assume that either you've got a misfiring or clogged fuel injector or a distributor (ignition coil) that...
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I got a quote to replace the front pads on my 2005 Buick Lesabre limited. Would you install semi metallic or ceramic?
Hi Steve. Thanks for submitting your question. I've forwarded your question to our service department so they can look up your estimate and let you know which brake pads we would install. They should be contacting you via email soon....
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where is the emergency fuel shut off switch located on a2004 buick rendezvous with a 3.4 liter engine
Most of the time if the vehicle has one of these switched it will be located in the rear near the fuel pump itself. It is also possible that this switch could be located near the fuse box up in...
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New tires yesterday and later my brake light came on. Pedal pressure lost, then came back, light still on! 99 Buick Century
Hi Adam. Thanks for submitting the question. Unfortunately, there really is no way to prove what caused the brake line damage without fully understanding and seeing every step of service. When replacing tires, the brake lines are not touched in...
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Car crawls when first put in drive. When I stop at a stop sign the engine cuts off. 2001 Buick Park Avenue
This is a transmission internal problem most likely by solenoids sticking or the clutches are worn out. Have the transmission pressures tested to diagnose the transmission problem to see if solenoids work properly and if pressures are good. if they...
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Please help me fix my car.
It is very possible that you could be having an issue with your transmission. I would recommend having your transmission inspected by a qualified professional to determine if it is functioning properly. Typically when a vehicle cannot accelerate past a...
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A truck drove over my driver side & broke my headlight & fender; I need to know what I'm required to replace so I can pass safety.
I would suggest you seek a body shop to inspect and see what needs to be fixed in order to get the lights working and in alignment since these will cause you to fail inspections. If any lights are not...
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Car sounds like it's gonna die and won't accelerate when gas pedal is pushed
The installation of the head gaskets should be checked to see if there is a vacuum leak or the plug wires were put back on wrong. Without inspecting the work that was done would be hard to isolate the cause...
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I have a 1998 buick PA ultra. I push the gas pedal
With the information you provided it sounds like you may have loss of fuel pressure or volume from a clogged filter or pump not pumping enough pressure. Another possible cause is a blocked or clogged exhaust catalyst. You should have...
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4T65E just replaced 08 Lucerne 3.8L, replaced plugs/wires/1 coil pack melted at #4 so replaced it now rough idle
The coil pack melts down for a reason and cause will need to be diagnosed what caused it. The most common cause is a short in the signal wire or excessive resistance in the plug wires or plugs. I recommend...
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How many catalytic convertors are on my 2010 buick lacrosse
Hi Sade. Thanks for contacting us today. To my knowledge, the 2010 Buick LaCrosse is a dual-system catalytic converter set-up. In most cases, when one wears out, the other one is quick to follow.
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I have a 2002 Buick Century and my "service vehicle soon" light is on along with the "anti lock" light and the "Trac off" light.
Hi Eric. Thanks for contacting us today. Unfortunately, it's not possible to correctly diagnose the root source of your warning lights remotely. The lights you've indicated - the ABS and Trac Off light are monitored and triggered by multiple vehicle...
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My 2001 Buick century when it goes over 30 it shift out and jump
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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car shaking when idle, bad exhaust, low engine temperature
If the muffler is loud because it is leaking exhaust gases (as opposed to just having broken internal baffles) the car is not safe to drive because exhaust gases contain carbon monoxide. The cost to repair the loud exhaust depends...
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2001 Buick Regal car did a jerk now it won’t go forward or backwards think I need transmission fluid is it to late to add some?
Hi Young. If your vehicle will not move forward or in reverse - it is likely that something more than low transmission fluid is the source. Although adding transmission fluid should help (if the issue is low fluid), it may...
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Hello yesterday i experience my alternator belt breaking and i had oil everywhere and i was wondering how did that happen
When a belt breaks it may get caught up in lower pulley and tear the front crankshaft seal or may have damaged the oil filter or other component in the front of the motor. I recommend you do not try...
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manual key ( no remote ) only opens and closes driver side door. other doors wont open/close.
Hi Varun. Thanks for submitting your question this morning. Usually, when you use a manual key to unlock a door, it will only unlock that individual door. I'm not 100% sure that unlocking all doors is a feature of this...
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When car gets us to temp, it idles roughly and ultimately dies, will not start again after dying. 1985 Buick Lesabre w/ olds 307
Hi Mace. Thanks for contacting us tonight. On older GM small blocks that are carburetor powered, a common issue is that fuel lines will become so clogged with excessive carbon deposits, that they create reduced fuel pressure (kind of like...
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abs light stays on in my 2001 Buick century limited edition
If you altered the rear brakes then this may be the cause of the ABS light coming on? I suggest you have the ABS system tested and if it is due to the modifications you did then there may not...
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I purchased a new 2017 Buick Lacrosse Essence which does not have heated steering wheel. I would like to have this option instal
The heated steering wheel on this model incorporates the control module and just replacing the steering wheel and putting a fuse in the heated steering socket in the underhood fuse box should complete install. The only thing I am not...

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