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Loud squeak in tire when driving
Make sure the splash shield located behind the brake assembly is not bent in any location. If it is even in the slightest, the brake rotor can be rubbing against it, creating a noise. Another possibility can be the hub...
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Turn signal not working
If the hazard warning lights use the same bulb (filament) as the turn signals, then yes it can't be the bulbs. I would test the turn signal flasher unit. Basically, you want to test for power to the flasher unit...
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The throttle position sensor has been replaced three times on a 2003 Buick lesabre. What is causing it to go bad?
Within conventional throttle position sensors there are metal contacts that sweep across a printed resistor board. Repetitive motion and vehicle vibration can cause these contacts to wear, over time, eventually causing sensor malfunction. If you are sure that the TPS...
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Looking for the fuse for air conditioning pump
Hi there. The owner manual should provide a diagram of the fuse system and which fuse powers your air conditioning pump. If this doesn't help, you might want to search online for a service and repair manual.
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Inner & outer tie rod specs
Hello.The tie rods on your vehicle have torque specs of 30 N·m or 22 lb ft
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my right back side lights and blinker are not working. my question is how do i check the fuse
Hello, and thank you for writing in. To check the fuse you must check the electrical resistance, or take a look at the filament inside to make sure it is not broken. This filament is the fine piece of metal...
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motor went bad, will a 3800, in the later Buick's bolt up?
The engine in the 1986 LeSabre was used in model years 1986, 1987 and 1988. Your vehicle's engine is controlled by a power train control module that is specific to the present engine design. Consequently, only catalog listed 100% interchangeable...
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Fuel pump relay issue. 2000 Buick LeSabre
Hi there - the first rule of modifications is that when things stop working, you revert to the condition before the last change. In this case, remove power to the new stereo components, recheck your fuel fuses and the pump...
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Blower fan on heater
If you look under the right side of the dash to locate the blower motor for the a/c heater system and disconnect and inspect connector to blower motor and to the resistor. If both look good then you most likely...
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stalls after warmup
Hello, thanks for writing in. The steps you have taken are all valid and help! The coolant temperature sensor next to the thermostat housing needs to be changed, if that is not what you meant by the "temp sender". If...
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Overhead and won't idle
Hi there. One of the most overlooked components on a car that overheats are electrical harnesses and connectors. When the engine overheats, it is common for boiling coolant or steam to spread over the motor. This can create damage to...
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Have already changed plugs, plug wires, and ignition coils, but the engine still wants to stall and shake a lot.
You may need to have you crankshaft position sensor relearned or have the sensor replaced. Also the catalytic converter could be partially clogged. If everything is working properly, then it is possible that some intake bolts could have...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...

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