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NHTSA — Engine And Engine Cooling: Engine: Gasoline Problems

1998 Buick LeSabre (Page 3 of 3)

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 28
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
6,522 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.

1998 Buick LeSabre engine problems

engine problem

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1998 Buick LeSabre Owner Comments (Page 3 of 3)

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problem #14

Feb 152002

(reported on)

LeSabre

  • miles

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

While starting vehicle engine would not start. Vehicle was serviced by technician, and plenum was replaced.

- Atlanta, GA, USA

problem #13

Aug 092001

(reported on)

LeSabre

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
3 times in shop due to checke engine light on. Claimed it was sensor. New alternator needed. New struts needed. Engine light was not sensor but was due to antifreeze leak from manifold gasket. All fluids went thru engine and out tailpipe causing over heating.

- Sarona, WI, USA

problem #12

Apr 052001

LeSabre

  • miles
The engine light illuminated and the vehicle stalled while driving, the dealer recommended and performed a tune up, the problem has not been resolved. Nlm

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #11

May 262000

(reported on)

LeSabre

  • miles

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

While driving 60 mph with the cruise control engaged vehicle completely shutdown without warning, cause unknown. Dealer reprogrammed the computer which did not correct the problem.

- Ely, MN, USA

problem #10

Jun 011999

LeSabre

  • miles
Vehicle experiences continued stalling, unable to determine cause. Mjs

- Utica, NY, USA

problem #9

Mar 082000

LeSabre

  • miles
While backing out of the garage and driving down city streets suddenly and without warning vehicle just shut off. Contacted dealer, and he was not able to find the problem.

- Tulsa, OK, USA

problem #8

Mar 082000

LeSabre

  • miles

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

While driving at any speed the vehicle could stall without a prior warning.

- Summerville, SC, USA

problem #7

Sep 291998

LeSabre

  • miles
Vehicle stalls continually while driving, replacement of the egr valve, knock sensor and PCM have not rectified problems with stalling. Mjs

- Bessemer, MI, USA

problem #6

Aug 081998

LeSabre

  • miles
Vehicle will not start, and sometimes when driving vehicle stops or loses speed without warning. The vehicle has been towed to the dealership four times for this condition. The problem still continues.

- Louisville, KY, USA

problem #5

Dec 021998

LeSabre

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Engine died twice without warning at 25 miles per hour, dealer replaced sensor on transaxle the problem still exist.

- Plano, TX, USA

problem #4

Jan 191999

(reported on)

LeSabre

  • miles

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

The engine has stalled 4 or 5 times while driving, causing loss in steering ability. Dealer has seen vehicle twice and can't find the problem.

- Tinley Park, IL, USA

problem #3

Jul 071998

LeSabre

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Continuous problem with engine hesitating to accelerate from a stopped position, almost resulted in an accident. (qcaw)

- Elizabetht, KY, USA

problem #2

Jan 271998

LeSabre

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Engine failed causing stalling in traffic, not able to determine why incident occurred.

- Yorktown H, NY, USA

problem #1

Dec 121997

LeSabre

  • miles
While driving the vehicle at any speed the engine dies. The vehicle has been to the dealer 3 times for this prolbem. The manufacturer is aware of the problem, and a service bulletin has been issued.

- Batesville, MS, USA

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