Sudden Low Beam Headlight Failure
The 1st generation Lacrosse and Rainier have low beam headlights can suddenly shut off even though the lights themselves are perfectly fine. The issue is a a defective headlamp driver module which is responsible for distributing power to th…Continue reading article "Sudden Low Beam Headlight Failure"
Which Buick Vehicles Have Takata Airbags?
Some Buick models are part of the Takata airbag recalls. Takata, a parts supplier for numerous automakers, manufactured defective, shrapnel-hurling airbag inflators that have affected over 34 million+ vehicles.Continue reading article "Which Buick Vehicles Have Takata Airbags?"
What LaCrosse Owners Complain About
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
- headlights (low beams) go off intermittently in the 2006 LaCrosse
- headlight failure in the 2005 LaCrosse
- headlights go out while driving in the 2007 LaCrosse
- door locks faulty in the 2008 LaCrosse
- engine light comes on in the 2011 LaCrosse
What Breaks the Most
LaCrosse Key Numbers
GM says it needs to bleed the brake systems of 230,000 cars.
Some of the recalled vehicles have rear brake caliper pistons that have hydrogen gas trapped inside that could be released into the brake systems. ZF, the manufacturer of the brake pistons, didn't properly temper and chrome-coat the pistons, causing hydrogen gas to remain trapped in the bodies of the pistons.…keep reading article "Excess Gas Buildup in the Brake Caliper Pistons of Regal and LaCrosse"
The 2014 Buick LaCrosse is acting a bit possessed these days. Not the "360-degree-head-spinning, better-call-an-exorcist" variety of possessed, but more along the lines of a b-rated horror flick.
That's because the windows can continue to work long after the car has been turned off ... spooky! In some cases, the windows will even open and close themselves ... SPOOKIER! Then there's the fact that the chime might not sound when the driver’s door is opened with the key still in the ignition ... SPOO ... ok, that's not as spooky.…keep reading article "The LaCrosse's Possessed Window is Being recalled"
Hey, it's the weekend and you know what that means! Another massive recall from GM for ignition switch problems.
Cue the sad trombone. Here's a breakdown of what you need to know.
- GM is recalling 3.2 million vehicles that have ignitions that can be turned off by a heavy key chain
- GM is advising owners of the recalled cars to remove all unnecessary weight from their key chains
- There is no word on when the recall will start…keep reading article "Buick is Part of the GM Ignition Switch Recall Expansion"
Pop quiz, everyone! When installing brakes, the rear rotors should be installed on which of the following: 1) The front brake assembly 2) The rear brake assembly.
Write your answer down and send it to the What Were You Thinking? division of General Motors.…keep reading article "Buick Put the LaCrosse's Brakes on Backwards"