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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
28,813 miles

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2001 Buick LeSabre windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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2001 Buick LeSabre Owner Comments

problem #9

Dec 082011

LeSabre

  • miles

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

The driver owns a 2001 Buick Lesabre. The contact stated that the driver was driving approximately 30 mph when the rear driver's window dropped down into its door panel. The vehicle was not taken to have the failure diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was unknown. The VIN was unavailable.

- Valparaiso, IN, USA

problem #8

Jul 032011

LeSabre 6-cyl

  • 49,500 miles
2001 Buick Lesabre limited 'dash mat' has separated and buckled in front of the steering wheel causing a visibility issue and is seems to continue to be separating towards the passenger side airbag - based on my online research it seems that this is a very common issue amongst 2000 - 2005 Lesabre owners. I live in Florida and am not sure if heat is a contributing factor.

- Delray Beach, FL, USA

problem #7

Nov 012009

LeSabre

  • miles
2007 the right rear passenger window kept on going down on its own. Had a mechanic rip out floor board and found a defective electrical harness, wire exposed causing ground out. He learned this from a GM mechanic who said it was a know issue. Problem was fixed. 2009 now the same window went down. All windows except drivers will not function, automatic door locks will not work, and when I drive at nite I can see the lights on the passenger side door flicker on for about 10 seconds, again another electrical issue?

- Plymouth, MA, USA

problem #6

Apr 142009

LeSabre

  • 55,000 miles

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

Transmission repaired in 2006 window switches replaced in two windows 2007 now I have a coolant leak.

- Edina, MN, USA

problem #5

Oct 152008

LeSabre

  • 33,600 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Buick Lesabre. While the front passenger side window was in the down position, the mechanism and motor failed. The window was unable to be closed. A repair shop replaced the window motor. A month later, while the rear driver's side window was in the down position, the contact could not roll it back up. The vehicle was not returned to the shop, but he believes that the same failure has recurred. Through online research, the contact discovered numerous complaints for the same failure. She believes a recall should be issued. The current and failure mileages were 33,600.

- Naples, FL, USA

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problem #4

Nov 222006

LeSabre

  • 45,000 miles
All four window regulators on my Buick Lesabre ltd. Have failed a least once. Bought new in 2001. Now right front window is intermittent. May work may not? these parts are made in Korea. So much for outsourcing. All 2000 to 2005 Buick have defective window regulators & need to be recalled. Cost $500 per window to repair.

- Spring , TX, USA

problem #3

May 022008

LeSabre 6-cyl

  • 62,945 miles

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

The right front window just failed to roll up. When I checked the internet I saw that the regulator on the windows of the Buick 2001 were defective so that there were many, many reports that the window regulators had to be replaced at approx. $400 per window. Buick refused to do anything about it.

- Little Rock, AR, USA

problem #2

Aug 142001

LeSabre 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 8,276 miles
2001 Buick Lesabre experienced the following problems: Cruise control would not set, automatic transmission had no reverse ability, water leaking from the coolant pump, ses light illuminated, left rear brake light.** answer required*** there was a whistling sound coming from around the window area due to a revealing molding piece, the steering felt funny and was noisy when turning, there was also a clunk in the steering, there was excessive play in the right and left tie rod end, the left rear brake light was out, the right rear center bulb was out, the original battery had leaked acid causing a hole in floor under the back seat, the light switch stuck in the on position, and the right front marker light out. The power steering pump was replaced.

- Venice , FL, USA

problem #1

Sep 142001

LeSabre

  • 5,000 miles
The front end suspension caused the steering column to jerk, the cruise control failed and the left window failed.

- Oaklohoma City, OK, USA

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