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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Buick Lucerne
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Steering failure after driving through deep puddle
This may not be a problem with the vehicle at all but a problem of running in deep water. The belt started to slip when the water got on the bottom pulley. The engine and belt is not designed to...
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My car turns on then shakes then it won't turn on can you please help me out.
The good news is your problem is not "intermittent". That is, the problem will be readily apparent once the mechanic checks for fuel and spark. Problems that "come and go" are the ones that you don't want to have. As...
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Car wont shift into Drive.
Does the transmission slip in the other ranges or when you select drive, does the engine speed increase without moving the vehicle? In this case you may have an internal transmission failure as a broken forward band is common for...
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Driverside headlight does not work. Put in a new bulb still not working.
If the vehicle is equipped with halogen headlights, check the wiring. There may be a ground issue to the left headlight. Check the connector for loose wiring or the tab in the headlight connector for looseness. If the vehicle is...
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When started and shifted into gear it won't go.
First have the fluids checked for their condition and to make sure all systems are at their full level. If the transmission fluid is full and red, there may be an electronic problem with the transmission or an issue with...
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Can Over torqued tie rods damaged rack
Hi there. This is a tricky question to answer. Is it possible - certainly. Can it be proved - unfortunately not. Anytime suspension or steering work is completed, it is recommended to torque all bolts and nuts to the correct...
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Car will not shift.
Hi There, I believe your grandfather is correct in that you may have a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer...
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i am trying to locate the fuel shut off switch. is there an alternate location on my buick lucerne
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are several ways you can cut the power to the fuel pump. On most vehicles equipped with a fuel shut-off switch, they can be found in one of two places. Check in the...
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My air suspesion bag is bunched up on driver rear side what might be wrong its normal on left side
Hello, thank you for writing in. If one side is sagging or lower than the others, the air bag in the suspension is not being filled up and regulated. This is typically due to a failed compressor, or an issue...
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Rough idle, no power in low gears , hesitation and very poor gas mileage with p0300, p0420 and p0455 codes
Hi There, These codes are more than likely related to each other and causing the misfiring that is a result of code P0300. Code P0420 relates to the catalyst system being inefficient, which is usually the cause of a catalytic...
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the seats won't heat up and the fuse looks good
The heated seat circuit includes wiring, terminations, the switch and possibly a relay. There is the resistive element (heater) in the seat as well. Basically, all of those components would be evaluated in any electrical diagnostic of the fault. If...
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I hit the front of the car by the passenger side headlights maybe a littke below
Any modular component of your vehicle is replaceable on a mobile basis, such as light assemblies, the bumper, and so forth but if you need paint work, or frame straightening, you will need to visit an auto body shop for...
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Have a smashed windshield and want to take it out myself..best way..hit a deer so the glass dips in 8 inches smashed entirely.
The sheet metal surrounding the glass has to be "flat" (not twisted or dented) in its original position, otherwise force will be applied to the glass once it is set in and the car moves about. A consequence might be...
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As I drive there is a loud thump noise in my rear driver side tire.
The description of the noise you hear is most likely a tire has a separation in the tread. The tire will still hold air but the tire will be coming apart between the treads. You should have the tire checked...
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Car is making grinding noise
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty starter solenoid that may be dragging a bit too long against the flywheel after the motor fires. This will cause the starter gear to engage the flywheel once the motor...
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My air won't blow
I would recommend a suspension inspection to determine what has happened after the pot hole impact. More than likely your fan is shorted to power and the impact is unrelated but the inspection should reveal the true issue. Maybe some...
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Is it safe to use coolant leak fix it
Apart from one product that comes in tablet form, GM does not recommend the use of aftermarket cooling system sealants. Generally, the preferred strategy in the event of a cooling system leak is to simply fix the leak. External leaks...
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My car is not starting.
Typically, your symptoms would point to a failing starter assembly. Sometimes the unit may just make a click noise or do nothing at all. When you say you tried to start the car and the lights do not go dim,...
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Service suspension system is on
If the suspension warning light is illuminated that means that trouble codes have been stored. Those codes should be downloaded by a mechanic and evaluated to determine the cause of the fault. Once the fault is pinpointed, necessary repairs are...
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How long is the SRT on replacing a water pump on a 2007 Buick Lucerne CXL
Hi there. Depending on the location of the vehicle, and additional components that need to be removed and replaced, the standard repair time to complete a water pump replacement, along with refilling radiator and priming the system can range from...

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