Enclave Stretched Timing Chain
A timing chain is the critical connection between your engine’s camshaft and crankshaft. A stretched timing chain can throw off your engine's timing leading to a hefty repair bill.Continue reading article "Enclave Stretched Timing Chain"
Buick Over-Promised Its MPGs
General Motors admits their estimated gas mileage for certain 2016 SUVs was a bit too optimistic. To make up for the snafu, the automaker will pay up or offer warranty extensions to 135,000 owners.Continue reading article "Buick Over-Promised Its MPGs"
Coolant Leaks Through Cracked Intake Manifold
Buick leaking coolant, intake manifold gasket failure & cracked intake manifold gasket. Detailed information about the Dexcool class action lawsuit and leaking coolant from intake manifold gasket failure.Continue reading article "Coolant Leaks Through Cracked Intake Manifold"
What Owners Complain About the Most
Sorting out which topics, problems, and model years have the most overall complaints from owners on CarComplaints.com.
Worst Issues view all problems
- transmission failure in the 2008 Enclave
- power window stopped working in the 2001 LeSabre
- window regulator broke in the 2002 LeSabre
- power window stopped working in the 2000 LeSabre
- engine stalls/shuts off while driving in the 2011 Regal
- power steering failed in the 2008 Enclave
- timing chain stretched in the 2010 Enclave
What Breaks the Most view all topics
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"
If it feels like you're having a hard time stopping your SUV, you're not envisioning things.
keep reading article "Leaking Brake Lines in the 2016 Envision"
General Motors is recalling 327 model year 2016 Buick Envision SUVs because the master cylinder brake lines may crack and leak brake fluid.…
Back in May, GM admitted that they overstated the fuel economy on some 2016 SUVs and offered a compensation program as a sorry 'bout that.
Owners received somewhere between $450 to $1500, based on a few factors, for their troubles. But that wasn't enough for some.
A new lawsuit wants GM to pony up more cash for the decreased resale value of the 2016 Chevy Traverse, Buick Enclave, and GMC Acadia.…keep reading article "Has Enclave Lost Value Because of MPG?"
Last month GM announced an airbag recall affecting 4 million vehicles, including the 2014-2017 Encore and 2014-2016 Lacrosse.
Software errors have been found to disable the front airbags and seatbelt pretensions after "certain driving conditions." GM won't say what those conditions are, but they did say there’s been at least one death related to the bug.…keep reading article "Software Errors Create Massive GM Airbag Recall"
The 2016 Buick Verano is a hot mess. Or at least, it will be once it catches on fire from fuel line leaks.
keep reading article "2016 Verano Recalled Because They Keep Catching on Fire"
General Motors found fuel lines that were not shaped correctly, causing the lines to touch the engines once installed in the vehicles. The supplier investigated and determined the machine operator responsible for the lines apparently wasn't trained well enough.…
The best way to find out what's wrong with a vehicle is from the people who drive them. Not only do owner complaints help us rank vehicles by reliability, but they're often used to spark class-action lawsuits and warranty extensions. Plus, they're a great way to vent.