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.Continue reading article "Window Falls Into Door"
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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.
- power window stopped working in the 2001 LeSabre
- window regulator broke in the 2002 LeSabre
- power window stopped working in the 2000 LeSabre
- power window stopped working in the 2001 Century
- power window stopped working in the 2003 Rendezvous
- windows won't go up in the 2002 LeSabre
- window regulators broke in the 2002 Rendezvous
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 article "Park Your Rainier Outside, Take 2"
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"