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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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DI just changed my thermostat and the temperature sensor, the water pump is not leaking at all, but my A/C turns hot when the temp
If you are referring to the engine overheating, some common causes of engine overheating include low coolant level (including that due to leaks), a faulty thermostat, a plugged radiator, a faulty radiator pressure cap, collapsed hoses, non functioning cooling fans,...
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2002 buick lesabre wont start code u1016
This code (U1016) will set when the PCM has lost communication with other controllers on the bus network, that is the car's electrical network. The underlying fault can be in the ignition switch or wiring to the PCM. To diagnose...
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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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Replaced fuel pump now stalling and hard start
Depending on the reasoning for replacing the fuel pump, it may be that there are additional issues with maintaining fuel pressure such as a bad fuel pressure regulator. The fuel pressure regulator is a device which controls the pressure of...
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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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Cars runing rough and jerking i just replace the coolant sensor and battery
There are a number of things that may cause a rough idle. A rough idle may be caused by things such as low fuel pressure, low voltage to the fuel injectors, dirty fuel injectors, a vacuum leak, a faulty Oxygen...
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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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Car only go to speed limit 30-40
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How to get car out of limp mode
You will need to have the computer scanned to see what caused it to go into limp mode first and then repair the problem and then it will fix the limp mode issue. Your computer can go into limp mode...
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How to Turn the ignition switch to off
If a vehicle goes into limp mode, this can oftentimes only be resolved with scan tools or by replacing certain parts. Turning the ignition switch off for first to turn in your key towards you and removing it which is...
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Need to know where block heater on 2000 Buick lesabre
Hi Katie. Thanks for contacting us today. An engine block heater is an optional upgrade on a 2000 Buick Lesabre, so it's possible that yours does not have one. However, if it does, it will be located on the rear,...
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So I put oil in the transmission and this guy came up and he said that it’s fine to drive it but it died what do you think it is
The crank sensor would not ordinarily be considered part of a tune-up in most cases. A crankshaft position sensor is an electronic device used to monitor the position or rotational speed of the crankshaft. This information is used by engine...
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1998 Buick LeSabre sat for awhile and battery dead. AAA jump started and 9 hours later at 1 AM on a cold winters night the horn a
Hi Carla. Thanks for contacting us today. It appears as if you have a security code stuck in the ECU that is causing the alarm issue and draining the battery. However, it might also be that your Buick has a...
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I have a 94 buick lesabre and the engine has a slight knock and it has white smoke coming out of engine also disconnected pos and.
You should never disconnect the battery while running or it can spike the computer and alternator and damage them. The white smoke is coolant getting into engine from a leaking intake manifold or head gasket leaking. Check upper intake seals...
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overheated and I cut it off started after cooling and died after a few min.
Your car doesn't have a timing belt, so it's not likely that it has "Jumped time." But if the car was low on coolant and overheating, it doesn't take much driving to do some engine damage. So it could be...
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My car has trouble staying running when i take my foot off the accelerator, especially when starting when it's cold.
Hi Bryson. Thanks for contacting us tonight. On the fuel system of your Buick LeSabre, there is a component called the cold start injector or cold start valve. This helps to mix the air/fuel ratio to assist your vehicle start...
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My car is misfireing
Hi Rufus. Thanks for contacting us today. Of the three codes you've provided us tonight, the one that I would place most of my focus would be the crankshaft position sensor. In some cases, when the electrical harness of this...
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My car cranked and ran for about 10 minutes. When I started to drive it shut off. Then it would not crank again.
The first thing to look for is air leaks. any air that gets into the engine without going through proper channels will lean out the system and cause problems. Look under the hood for any rubber hoses or boots that...

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