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NHTSA — Exterior Lighting Problems

2005 Buick LaCrosse (Page 1 of 4)

2.5

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 3
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
61,257 miles

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2005 Buick LaCrosse Owner Comments (Page 1 of 4)

problem #70

Sep 212016

LaCrosse

  • 137,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact stated that the low beam headlamps failed to operate. The failure occurred without warning. The vehicle was repaired per NHTSA campaign number: 15V519000 (exterior lighting), but the failure recurred. The contact stated that the connector failed twice after having the recall repair performed. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 137,000.

- Bridgeport, CT, USA

problem #69

Mar 152016

LaCrosse

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. While driving 45 mph, the low beam headlamps failed to operate. The contact received a notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V755000 (exterior lighting); however, the parts for the recall repair were not available. 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 failure mileage was unknown. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Marion, MI, USA

problem #68

May 022016

LaCrosse

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V519000 (exterior lighting); 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.

- Great Falls, MT, USA

problem #67

May 022016

LaCrosse 6-cyl

  • miles

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

2005 Buick Lacrosse. Consumer writes in regards to replacement parts still on back order to repair head lamp driver module recall notice. The consumer stated the head lamp was finally replaced. Updated 09/22/16.

- Harwinton, CT, USA

problem #66

May 162016

LaCrosse

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The VIN was included in NHTSA campaign number: 14V755000 (exterior lighting). The notification indicated that the parts were available; however, the dealer indicated that the parts were not available. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Seal Beach, CA, USA

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problem #65

May 212016

LaCrosse

  • 105,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact stated that the low beam headlamps failed to operate without warning. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V755000 (exterior lighting) and 15V319000 (exterior lighting); 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 failure. The failure mileage was 105,000. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Sewickley, PA, USA

problem #64

Dec 082014

LaCrosse

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. While driving approximately 5 mph, the headlights failed. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the headlight module needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage and VIN were unknown.

- Chicago, IL, USA

problem #63

Apr 032016

LaCrosse

  • 67,000 miles
Headlights are not coming on, I have to put the high beams on when I drive at night.

- Long Branch, NJ, USA

problem #62

Nov 032015

LaCrosse

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V519000 (exterior lighting) and stated that the part needed for the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Updated 05/20/16

- Okeechobee, FL, USA

problem #61

Sep 142015

LaCrosse 6-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign number: 15V519000 (exterior lighting) and stated that the part needed to perform the recall repair was unavailable. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect. Updated 05/31/2016 updated 06/09/16.

- Woodsfield, OH, USA

problem #60

Mar 242016

LaCrosse

  • miles

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

Re: NHTSA campaign 15V519000 (GM safety recall 14291). This problem results in failure of headlights. I received letter from GM in September 2015. It indicated that a permanent solution was not yet available. Today I checked with GM and they indicated the permanent solution is not yet available and furthermore they have no schedule for completion. Obviously, headlight failure is a significant safety concern (which has happened twice to me). For GM not to have developed a permanent solution, or apparently even a schedule for doing so, is extremely disappointing.

- Hyde Park, NY, USA

problem #59

Sep 072015

LaCrosse

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V519000 (exterior lighting); however, the remedy was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Milwaukee, WI, USA

problem #58

Mar 212015

LaCrosse

  • 100,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact stated that while driving at a low speeds during night; the headlights became inoperable without warning. The vehicle was taken to dealer where it was diagnosed that the hdm and the headlights needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired but the failure recurred. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V519000 (exterior lighting). However, the part to do the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 100,000. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Updated 05/31/2016

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #57

Sep 152015

LaCrosse 6-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V519000 (exterior lighting) however, the part needed to perform 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. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Updated 06/29/16 the consumer stated the headlights were badly damaged and there was an odor inside the vehicle. Updated 08/02/16.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #56

Sep 302015

LaCrosse

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. While driving at various speeds, the headlamps failed to function intermittently. The vehicle was not taken to a dealer or diagnosed. The contact receive a notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V755000 (exterior lighting); 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 made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was unknown. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Athens, AL, USA

problem #55

Sep 072015

LaCrosse

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact received a recall notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V755000(exterior lighting); however, the remedy or part for the recall repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Chillicothe, IL, USA

problem #54

Sep 012015

LaCrosse

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. While driving approximately 35 mph, the headlights suddenly shut off. Approximately 12 seconds later, the lights illuminated again. The next day, the contact received a recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 14V75500 (visibility). The vehicle was taken to the dealer who installed a temporary remedy because the parts needed for the repair were not available. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was not available.

- Signal Mountain, TN, USA

problem #53

Mar 202015

LaCrosse

  • 160,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. While attempting to turn on the headlamps, they failed without warning. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V519000 (exterior lighting); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 160,000. The VIN was not available.

- Macy, IN, USA

problem #52

Sep 102015

LaCrosse 6-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V519000 (exterior lighting); however, the part to do the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 04/15/16 updated 04/28/16/

- Bordentown, NJ, USA

problem #51

Sep 182015

LaCrosse

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Buick Lacrosse. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V519000 (exterior lighting); 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 made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Updated 04/04/16

- Long Beach, CA, USA

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