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1998 Buick LeSabre fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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1998 Buick LeSabre Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 232000


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When going down a steep hill and trying to brake vehicle shut off. Also, enginecheck light came on as though vehicle has overheated. A bulletin was given to owner by a park Ranger at mt. Washington. The bulletin was about a problem with the inertia switch.

- Midland, MI, USA

problem #1

Jul 101998

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Flexible hose line from gas pump, next to the rear right wheel, was resting against the sharp metal edge of the heat shield which mounted above and in front of the muffler, design defect, possible failure due to chaffing.

- Farmingdal, ME, USA

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