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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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My Buick LaCrosse won’t start, the ignition starts but the engine doesn’t run
If the engine turns over rapidly, as usual, but it won't catch and run, there is usually a problem in the fuel or ignition system. There are some basic tests that you can perform to check for spark and fuel...
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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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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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2012 Buick Lacrosse with eassist shut of when I come to a stop. I tried driving with gas and break to keep the engine running but
Except when operating your car during very hot, or very cold, weather conditions, with eAssist the engine is supposed to completely shut down at stops. Once the brake pedal is released, or you press the accelerator pedal, the engine starts...
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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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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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Q: 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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Headup display fading in and out
Hi TeeJay. Thanks for contacting us today. This is typically a computer software glitch with GM cars. It is also possible that an electrical relay is either damaged, has a loose electrical connection or even an electrical glitch behind the...
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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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Hello. Just had a cat converter replaced yesterday, car drove fine on the way back home from the shop, drove to work ok, leaving w
Starters require a lot more current than interior lights and so it is possible that the battery is simply faulty. The battery should be load tested. If the battery passes the load test, yet the starter motor does not function,...
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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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Power steering fluid go in a buick lecrosse 2008
The power steering pump is located in the front of the motor with a belt that runs the pulley attached to the motor. There is a small cap that comes off and feeds into the power steering pump motor that...
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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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Give my car gas to get it started then it hesitates to accelerate after stopping the vehicle
Loss of power on acceleration, as well as rough idle, can be due to plugged fuel injectors, faulty oxygen sensors, fuel pump and/or filter, vacuum leaks including that caused by a faulty EGR system, ignition system malfunctions, bad valve timing...

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