If you find CarComplaints.com is helpful ... We rely completely on word of mouth. Talk about us on Facebook, Twitter, tell your mother-in-law. Help us help more people.

8.5

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
3,667 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1996 Buick LeSabre engine problems

engine problem

Find something helpful? Spread the word.
Get notified about new defects, investigations, recalls & lawsuits for the 1996 Buick LeSabre:

Unsubscribe any time. We don't sell/share your email.

1996 Buick LeSabre Owner Comments

problem #6

Feb 252005

LeSabre 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 22,000 miles

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

Vehicle commenced to accelerate from a stop position while the brakes were applied. Vehicle took off from 0-45 mph. Consumer rode the brakes, and down shifted the transmission to gain control. Dealer was not notified.

- Little Silver, NJ, USA

problem #5

Aug 241999

LeSabre

  • miles
While driving oh highway vehicle accelerated while coming off an exit ramp the rpms went up. But as consumer reapplied gas pedal, vehicle would not go. No prior warning. No indication of transmission problems. Contacted the dealer, and didn't want to look at the vehicle.took the car to a transmission repair shop. Contacted manufacturer and registered a complaint.

- Branchville, NJ, USA

problem #4

Jan 191997

LeSabre

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle continuously hesitates while accelerating.

- Roanoke, VA, USA

problem #3

Mar 311997

LeSabre

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Throttle stuck, causing sudden acceleration.

- Eskdale, WV, USA

problem #2

Jan 241997

LeSabre

  • miles
Sudden acceleration.

- New Palestine, IN, USA

problem #1

Mar 251996

(reported on)

LeSabre

  • miles
When starting, cold start vehicle will lunge forward four inches. Buick states this is normal since 1993 and don't feel this is a problem.

- Portage, IN, USA

Not what you are looking for?