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Battery saver active mode
Hi there. It's really odd that the dealership wouldn't know about this warning light or possible sources. However, battery saver mode comes into play when the electrical system voltage is too low. This mode shuts off "non-essential" components like the...
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I have a 2014 Buick LaCrosse went to go get my back bumper repair touch screen and backup camera radio.
Hi there. On your 2014 Buick LaCrosse, there are a few different sensors and electrical harnesses that connect to collision sensors and the back-up camera. In most cases, when repairs are completed, the connection to the back-up camera is removed....
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Hello my 2012 Buick lacrose service battery charging system light is coming on
If an engine fault causes enough loss in RPM at idle, the charging system warning light could come on. Another possibility is the charging system and/or battery are faulty and thus there is inadequate power to run the ignition system,...
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Both my engine power reduced and stability track light came on.
Hi There, The Stability Track light relates to the vehicles traction control system. When the computer detects an issue with this system, it will often times put the vehicle into a reduced power phase in an effort to prevent further...
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New battery, radio will come on but it will not crank
This sounds like a symptom of a failed starter. I would recommend to have a car will not start inspection to determine if the starter has failed or not. If the starter has failed, I would recommend having it replaced...
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My car battery dead and the key is stuck in the ignition stuck on on and tried to jump it and it didn't work what do I do now
The fault with the battery should be resolved first. Once power is restored, the key will come out. There is an override function to remove the key (see vehicle owner's manual) but the underlying issue is your battery is dead....
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So I need a special tool to remove a knock sensor on a 2005 Buick LaCrosse
An ordinary 6 point socket is used to replace the knock sensor on this model. Stalling, if that is what you mean by "cutting off", is not typically caused by a faulty knock sensor. Unless the knock sensor has been...
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My car won't turn on
The first thing to try is to put in new batteries in the key FOB and see if this helps. If it does then replace batteries in all extra keys also. If it still has issues then you may have...
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2007 Buick LaCrosse, startup noises
There are a number of things that could make an engine noisy when starting up. Depending on the specific type of sound you are referring to, this will determine how to properly diagnose. If there is a bit of a...
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My 2005 Buick lacrosse will not start after replacing radiator what could be the cause of the car not starting?
Hi Karma. It really depends on what happened to cause the overheating issue and what happened during this incident. If the radiator cap was spilling or if a radiator hose was broken, and coolant spilled under the hood, it's quite...
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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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Reduced engine power, service traction system, traction control off on my 2006 Buick LaCrosse
Hi there. Though there are a lot of reasons that this can occur, most of the time it is because of a voltage issue. I usually make sure that the battery cables are good and that the ignition switch is...
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Why is coolant leaking from the radiator cap
It sounds like you may have a faulty radiator cap, which may need to be pressure tested or simply replaced. A radiator cap is designed to seal in the coolant up to a certain pressure point threshold, at which point...
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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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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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Engine shaking and taking longer than normal to start
Hi There, I would suggest having the alternator checked to determine if it is receiving the proper amount of voltage from something called the voltage regulator. The voltage regulator regulates the charging voltage that the alternator produces, keeping it between...
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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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Car won't accelerate in drive but will in 1 or 2 slowly and it will accelerate in reverse. ll in 1, 2, and drive?
It is possible that you could be having internal transmission issues. These issues could be mechanical (if something is bent or broken), electrical ( a shorted wire or disconnected circuit), or hydraulic (a restriction in fluid flow). I would recommend...
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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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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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