10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
$900.00
Average Mileage:
94,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace brake pipes (1 reports)
1998 Buick LeSabre brakes problems

brakes problem

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1998 Buick LeSabre Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 292012

LeSabre Limited 3.2L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 94,000 miles

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

Identifying a design fault. All four brake pipes were rusted through at the front termination at the ABS block inboard of the left front wheel.

This area is covered by a gravel deflector.

With regular car wash and underbody sprays, it was felt that road salt would have been removed from the pipes to prevent untimely corrosion. However, such car wash spraying does not reach the pipes at their front termination because of the deflector being in the way.; Therefore spray is collected and retained in that area and resists removal because of the deflector.

Bad idea.!!

- , Estero, FL, USA

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