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2008 Buick Enclave
Problems & Complaints
CarComplaints.com Notes: Buying the first model year of any vehicle is rarely a good idea. You become a guinea pig for the automaker and they are really not nice to guinea pigs.
The 2008 Enclave has a wide enough range of problems to issue a warning. There's transmission failure under 90k miles, new power steering units costing over $1,300, and enough engine complaints to NHTSA to scare anyone away.
Worst 2008 Enclave Problems by Category
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- transmission problems103NHTSA complaints: 11
- steering problems32NHTSA complaints: 79
- engine problems23NHTSA complaints: 75
- interior accessories problems18NHTSA complaints: 11
- AC / heater problems9
- body / paint problems9NHTSA complaints: 58
- windows / windshield problems8NHTSA complaints: 8
- brakes problems5NHTSA complaints: 24
- drivetrain problems4NHTSA complaints: 105
- electrical problems4NHTSA complaints: 47
- miscellaneous problems4NHTSA complaints: 17
- seat belts / air bags problems4NHTSA complaints: 76
- cooling system problems3NHTSA complaints: 1
- lights problems2NHTSA complaints: 3
- suspension problems1NHTSA complaints: 6
- wheels / hubs problems1NHTSA complaints: 5
- exterior accessories problemsNHTSA: 18
- fuel system problemsNHTSA: 7
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