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5.9

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
14,000 miles

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2001 Buick LeSabre wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2001 Buick LeSabre Owner Comments

problem #2

Dec 092005

LeSabre 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 28,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2001 Buick Lesabre. The contact stated that the center of the wheels had a tight fit over the center axle and if the wheels were not taken off frequently, rust would form. He stated that the wheels had to be forced off of the vehicle since there was not enough "free play" to separate the tire from the wheel. He was concerned that if he had a flat tire, he would not be able to remove the wheel to install the spare tire. The contact called the manufacturer but was offered no assistance. The vehicle had not been repaired when the complaint was filed. The VIN was unavailable. The current mileage is approximately 137,000. The failure mileage was approximately 28,000. Updated 9/13/10 updated 09/15/10

- Huntsville, MO, USA

problem #1

Feb 192001

LeSabre

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The rear rotors were hanging up, make noise, pulsate, and the front end of the vehicle vibrates. The consumer states that the front end vibrates, the door assembly is misaligned, sticks out, and noisy, the tire was changed but failed balance and theres a vibration, the engine stumbles/stalls, the interior cloth by the top of the windshield is loose-3 times, can hear a moan coming from the windshield, the onstar antenna fell apart, the torsion rod vibrates, the steering shudders at slow speeds and on turns and the hose/bulletin # 99-02-32-007A, power steering, and hydraulics have been replaced-8 times, the A/C blows hot air/bulletin #990139-004A, and the vehicle pops/bangs when going over bumps and making turns, theres a rattle noise from under vehicle/possible exhaust or air pump-cause: Intermediate exhaust pipe rattling (internal) front exhaust manifold to oxidation catalytic converter-replaced, wheel alignment (pulls to the left), there was a rattle noise from the left side of the pillar molding/removed the A-pillar trim and insulated/align/against upper dash, and getting poor fuel economy/idle air control-reppaced.

- Sun City, AZ, USA

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