Showing articles & questions for topic
LeSabre

Related questions

Question
after replacing oil pan gasket,low oil level light stays on, but oil level and pressure are normal?
Bob: Thanks for your inquiry. Oil level and oil pressure are measured using separate sensing systems. If the level sensing feature stopped working at the time the pan gasket was replaced, either the level sensor was damaged, not reconnected, or...
Question
Engine shut off while driving
Electrical resistance increases with heat. Somewhere in an electrical circuit (ignition coil, fuel supply, etc.) the temperature reaches a point where the resistance creates a large enough voltage drop that the engine (controls) shut down. I would check the coil...
Question
Water leak on the leff rear floor, 2000 buick lesabre it has 26000 miles
If there is no perforation in the sheet metal, due to rust for example, leaks like that you are describing are due to failed seals. Water can travel, so it takes a bit of tracking (back tracking) to find the...
Question
Quick my mechanic told me I need to change my motor mounts he listed front rear
You have a total of 4 mounts. There is one front engine mount and two transaxle mounts then there is a torque mount on top front.
Question
A mechanic came and look at my motor mounts and realize they was cracked he listed front rear side. How many exactly need changing
Hi there. Usually when one motor mount is damaged, other will follow sooner than you'd expect. This is why it is recommended to replace all motor mounts at the same time. Without being there to inspect your Buick personally, it's...
Question
Car is smoking, knocking and idling by itself.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is overheating, and the other symptoms are related to it. If it has overheated passed a certain point, there may have been major damage done to the engine. At this point, the...
Question
Blower motor
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a pinched wire or something causing the AC blower motor to quit working as you turn the wheel. This may also be related to an intermittently working or faulty blower motor relay....
Question
One of my engine mounts crack and my mechanic suggests I replace all of them front rear and side. I look up the parts is the side
I suggest you verify with the mechanic since they may be referencing the motor mounts front and rear but they are also called transaxle mounts when parts are looked up. The engine has one main mount in front of motor...
Question
Just put on new brakes and replaced driver side tire. Now there's a knocking sound when I accelerate or turn right (which intensif
Hi there. If you replaced only one tire, this could be an interior wheel weight hitting against the brake caliper. It could also be an issue with a steering stabilizer bar bushing, CV joint or other suspension component. It might...
Question
My 02 lesabre has a sulfur egg smell what is it it's making me sick
The engine should be checked first to make sure it is not running too rich. If not running rich then the exhaust catalyst (catalytic converters) are bad and need to be replaced.
Question
Car Starts fine, but shakes violently and loudly when shifted into any gear and wont move
Hi there. This type of issue is sometimes caused by motor mounts that are worn out or in some cases an exhaust leak. It's also possible that transmission mounts or CV joints are misaligned. The best way to correctly diagnose...
Question
05 Buick LeSabre..sometimes car jerks when driving. Some say solenoid valves trans..others say motor/trans mounts..46K mi
Hi there. Sometimes components like motor mounts or internal transmission parts can wear out over time, as opposed to mileage on the vehicle. This is especially true for vehicles that have sat for a long time without starting or having...
Question
How much labor costs is it to replace spark plugs and wires on a 2001 buick lesabre?
The cost depends on whether you have the V6 or V8 engine. The V8 requires significantly more time for the plugs and wires due to the amount of disassembly required to get to the wires, particularly on the right bank...
Question
Cannot get plug off of water pump in 94 Buick Lasabre.
Try taking a small torch to the top of the plug and heat it up. Then take liquid wrench and spray the threads and let it sit for about 1 hour. Then you will need to use a hammer and...
Question
Crankshaft position sensor
Hi There, The crankshaft position sensor can definitely causer the engine to die and not start as it provides critical information to the computer. The computer then uses this information to direct ignition timing. It is normal for the voltage...
Question
1997 buick lesabre dies when gas pedal is released
Sounds like the fuel pump has stopped working or is slightly flowing the fuel. When pressing on the gas pedal to the floor and a fuel pump is barely working, then the engine vacuum can draw the fuel in as...
Question
My car cuts off without any warning signs and it was hard for me to turn the steering wheel. It was smoking a little under the hood.
Hi there. The issue may be that when the vehicle was filled up, there may have been trash in the gas tank and it may have been stirred up into the fuel system which may have clogged up the fuel...
Question
When I rev my engine, it sputters.
Hi there. It seems that your issue is the fuel pressure regulator has failed. The fuel pressure regulator is designed to adjust the fuel pressure to the injectors after the fuel pump pushes the fuel to the rail under max...
Question
what tools do i need to take off a 1999 buick lasbre starter
Hi there. Here are two bits of advice. First, if you are going to be completing more repairs than just replacing the starter on this Buick, purchase a service and repair manual for the vehicle as it will list all...
Question
Hello when i pump gas there is a strong gas smell and my car also shakes when i crank it upmy car smokes from the bottom when I t
If you are detecting a fuel odor, there is either a vapor leak (EVAP system), or a liquid fuel leak in your fuel system. To resolve that, the recommended service is a fuel leak diagnostic/repair. The smoke is from hot...

Need a mechanic?

Our certified mobile mechanics make house calls in over 700 U.S. cities. Fast, free online quotes for your car repair.

Get a quote

Post a question and get free advice from our certified mechanics.


Ask a question