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NHTSA — Electrical System Problems

2005 Buick LaCrosse (Page 2 of 3)

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 4
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
55,888 miles

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2005 Buick LaCrosse electrical problems

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2005 Buick LaCrosse Owner Comments (Page 2 of 3)

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problem #38

Nov 172014

LaCrosse

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact received a notification for NHTSA campaign number: 14V355000 (electrical system) and stated that the parts were unavailable. The dealer was uncertain when the parts would become available to service the vehicle under the recall. The manufacturer was not notified. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Alamogordo, NM, USA

problem #37

Nov 032014

LaCrosse 6-cyl

  • miles
2005 Buick Lacrosse sent in copies of her recall notice. The consumer stated she was involved in an accident and no longer owns the vehicle.

- Shirley, NY, USA

problem #36

Aug 212014

LaCrosse 6-cyl

  • 70,000 miles
This has happened multiple times, when driving at night, the headlamps will go off. There are other times that during the day, the message center display, radio and HVAC displays will go extremely dim. Is this a fault with the daylight sensor? regardless, I do not appreciate having a car go down the road where the headlamps go out. I couldn't see. I was able to turn on the high beams and could see again. Next time I started the car, everything was fine. I am entering this information for my mother.

- Novi, MI, USA

problem #35

Aug 152014

LaCrosse

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact received a notification for NHTSA campaign number: 14V355000 (electrical system). However, the parts needed were not available. The dealer was contacted and stated that the parts were not available. The vehicle had not exhibited the failure.

- Shelton , WA, USA

problem #34

Jun 252014

LaCrosse

  • 63,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. While driving at an unknown speed, the vehicle stalled without warning. The contact experienced the failure on several occasions. The contact received a notification for NHTSA campaign number: 14V355000 (electrical system). However, the parts were not available. The dealer stated the part was unavailable for repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the delay. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 63,000.

- Staten Island , NY, USA

problem #33

Oct 202014

LaCrosse

  • 129,356 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. While driving at an unknown speed over a train track, the engine stalled without warning. The contact also stated that the key independently released from the ignition. The failure occurred on several occasions. The vehicle was serviced under NHTSA campaign number: 14V355000 (electrical system), but the failure recurred on multiple occasions. The contact stated that the recall remedy failed to repair the vehicle. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 129,356.

- Toleto, OH, USA

problem #32

Oct 162014

LaCrosse 6-cyl

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

No incident/accident. I received a notice in the mail in August to recall my Buick. I am getting nervous as it's now October and no "second letter" to schedule repair. What's up?!

- Fortuna, CA, USA

problem #31

Oct 012014

LaCrosse 6-cyl

  • miles
2005 Buick Lacrosse. Consumer writes in regards to ignition key and brake pads recall notices. The consumer stated the rotors were made of poor material. Which resulted in premature warping. Just prior to purchasing the vehicle, the dealer claimed they replaced all of the brakes. However, a few weeks later, something cause the consumer to brake hard, and that action caused the steering wheel to break away from the consumers hands and the vehicle went into a wild skid. He almost went into a ditch, but managed to get control of the vehicle.

- Wausau, WI, USA

problem #30

Oct 012014

LaCrosse 6-cyl

  • miles
2005 Buick Lacrosse. Consumer writes in regards to safety recall repairs. The ignition switch was replaced.

- Springfield, IL, USA

problem #29

Oct 102014

LaCrosse

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V355000 (electrical system) and stated that the part needed was unavailable to service the vehicle under the recall. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Albemarle, NC, USA

problem #28

Jul 312014

LaCrosse

  • 60,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

I received a recall notice 14V355 for the ignition switch. Parts were not available at the time I received the notice. It's been two months since I received the notice. Covert auto group in austin tx says there are still no parts available. I believe it's taking too long to resolve this unsafe condition.

- Austin, TX, USA

problem #27

Jun 022014

LaCrosse

  • 35,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact stated that while driving, the low beam headlights shorted and turned off on several occasions. The vehicle was taken to a repair shop. The technician diagnosed that the relay switch and wiring needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired but the failure recurred. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 35,000.

- Thompson, CT, USA

problem #26

Oct 032014

LaCrosse

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign number: 14V355000 (electrical system); however, the part needed to repair the vehicle was unavailable. The dealer was unable to provide a specific date for when the part would become available. The manufacturer was notified. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Ocala, FL, USA

problem #25

Oct 022014

LaCrosse 6-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign number: 14V355000 (electrical system) and stated that the part needed for the repair was unavailable. The manufacturer was notified. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 11/14/2014 the consumer stated the vehicle was repaired. Updated 04/29/2015

- San Francisco, CA, USA

problem #24

Jun 152014

LaCrosse

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact received a notification for recall NHTSA campaign number: 14V355000 (electrical system). However, the part needed was unavailable to perform the repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- North Bellmore, NY, USA

problem #23

Sep 292014

LaCrosse 6-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign number: 14V355000 (electrical system); however, the part needed for the repair was unavailable. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 12/01/14

- San Diego , CA, USA

problem #22

Aug 012014

LaCrosse

  • 105,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact had to make several attempts to start the vehicle. The contact referenced NHTSA campaign number: 14V355000 (electrical system), but it was not confirmed if the vehicle was included in the recall. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 105,000.

- Louisville, KY, USA

problem #21

Aug 152014

LaCrosse

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact received a notification for recall NHTSA campaign number: 14V355000 (electrical system). The part needed to remedy the recall was unavailable. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experience a failure.

- Wheat Ridge, CO, USA

problem #20

Sep 162014

LaCrosse

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V355000 (electrical system) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Ennis, TX, USA

problem #19

Aug 122014

LaCrosse

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign number: 14V355000 (electrical system). The contact stated that the part needed to repair the vehicle was unavailable. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Washington, PA, USA

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