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1.7

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
97,708 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2005 Buick LaCrosse engine problems

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2005 Buick LaCrosse Owner Comments

problem #5

May 282016

LaCrosse

  • 107,159 miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. While driving the vehicle, smoke appeared underneath the hood. The contact smelled a burning wire and there was no warning indicator illuminated. The contact pulled the vehicle over to the side of the road and had it towed back to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the failure was not related to the recall. The dealer diagnosed and replaced the coil and spark plugs. After the contact drove home with the vehicle, it did not start again and was towed to an independent mechanic. The mechanic diagnosed there was a problem with the engine control module. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 107,159.

- Mt. Pleasant, SC, USA

problem #4

Mar 012016

LaCrosse

  • 179,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. While driving at various speeds, the vehicle stalled without warning. The contact had to wait approximately 3 to 7 minutes before the vehicle could be restarted and driven. The vehicle was only able to be driven for short amounts of time before it would stall again without warning. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer who was unable to diagnose the vehicle. The vehicle's main computer was replaced; however, the failure recurred. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 179,000....updated 06/30/16

- Lasayette, LA, USA

problem #3

Jan 042015

LaCrosse

  • 112,380 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact stated that while driving 15 mph, the vehicle stalled and failed to restart. The contact mentioned that unknown warning indicators illuminated on the instrument panel. The failure recurred on multiple occasions. The vehicle was taken to a dealer. The technician diagnosed that there was a reduced engine power and starter delay. The vehicle was not repaired and the manufacturer was notified. The VIN was not available. The approximate failure mileage was 112,380.

- Huntsville, OH, USA

problem #2

Jul 312014

LaCrosse

  • 90,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. While driving 65 mph, the vehicle stalled, but was able to be restarted. The failure occurred on numerous occasions. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 90,000.

- Manchester , CT, USA

problem #1

Apr 212014

LaCrosse

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact stated that while driving 45 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The contact mentioned that the vehicle restarted after several attempts. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was unknown.

- Sumpter, SC, USA

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