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My steering wheel has been locking up lately and my car has trouble starting (when it's locked).
It sounds like you may have a faulty ignition switch cylinder. Inside the ignition where the key is inserted, there are a series of small tumblers that ride along the grooves on the key. Over time, these tumblers may wear...
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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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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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My 2006 buick lacrosse wont go past 60 mph when pressing on gas pedal
Hi Leslie. Thanks for contacting us today. In most cases, an acceleration problem like you've described is caused by either a fluid restriction in the transmission or excessive heat in the transmission. It can also be due to fuel/air mixture...
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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 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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Clicking sound
It is unlikely that changing the radiator has anything to do with the vehicles ability to start, specifically making a clicking sound as you describe. It may be possible that the clicking sound is related to another issue such as...
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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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laggs hard shifts when put to drive & somtimes it doesnt accelerate no more than 30mph until i start the car again it works norma
This may be a result of low transmission fluid or potentially a faulty transmission control module. A faulty transmission control module may cause a delay in acceleration or erratic shifting of gears. The transmission control module has various sensors such...
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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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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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I have a 2011 Buick LaCrosse automatic. When i put the car in reverse it gives me resistance when i hit the gas. If i don’t push t
This problem may be caused by a sticking defective pressure control solenoid in the transmission and you will need to have the transmission pressure tested to verify the solenoid needs replaced. You may also need to replace the transmission control...
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My car is stalling
The stalling is due to either an engine management issue or possibly a faulty torque converter or faulty torque converter lock up controls. If engine related, some of the common causes of stalling are a faulty mass airflow sensor, faulty...
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I need brake caliper mounting bolt torque and guide pin torque for 2011 lacrosse. Front and rear brakes
According to GM, the Front caliper pin bolts are 70 ft lbs and the bracket bolts are133 ft. lbs. The rear caliper bolts are 25 lbs ft and the bracket bolts are 89 ft. lbs.
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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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What part is needed to turn the reduced engine power light off permanently in a 2007 Buick LaCrosse
The check engine light indicates that there is likely something wrong with the engine or transmission in your vehicle and will usually come on in conjunction with the vehicle going into the reduced power mode. This happens when the vehicle...
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How do I get the “transfer” option off when I answer a call on my 2013 Buick LaCrosse. I tried going to system set up and saying
Hi Connie. Thanks for contacting us today. This is a question that would be best to contact the GM dealership service department, as they'll likely have access to instructional video or PDF files that show how to configure electronic programs...
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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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