Window Falls Into Door
Cheap plastic clips inside of Buick's power window assemblies is known to break and allow the window to drop right into the door. GM dealerships insist on replacing the entire pulley assembly to the tune of $450 per window.
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Where Windows Complaints Happen
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.
- 2001 LeSabre power window stopped working 73 (100%)
- 2002 LeSabre window regulator broke 62 (85%)
- 2000 LeSabre power window stopped working 53 (73%)
- 2001 Century power window stopped working 16 (22%)
- 2003 Rendezvous power window stopped working 15 (21%)
- 2002 LeSabre windows won't go up 12 (16%)
- 2002 Rendezvous window regulators broke 12 (16%)
A while back GM owners were told to park their SUVs outside far away from structures, trees, leaf piles or pretty much anything that could catch on fire.
The reason? The power window switches were acting like tinderboxes and setting vehicles ablaze.
The problem was first recalled back in June of 2013 but "the fix" didn't work. So GM turned around and issued a recall of the recall -- a re-recall? This time they vowed to be super-duper sure they got it right. And when you're both super and duper sure, you better be right -- so they asked owners to hold tight (and keep parking outside) while they got the parts together.…keep reading
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