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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
25,000 miles

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2002 Buick LeSabre cooling system problems

cooling system problem

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2002 Buick LeSabre Owner Comments

problem #3

Jul 012005

LeSabre 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 75,000 miles


Routine service revealed that I have an antifreeze leak in the manifold area.

- Morgantown, WV, USA

problem #2

Jan 032003

LeSabre 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
I have been told by two mechanics that I need to change my antifreeze from dex-cool to ethylen glycol, as the dexcoolant is dirty and sugary and I am looking at electrolisis problems in my cooling system if I don't change it. Why would a reputable company like Buick put an inferior product in their vehicle" is there a class action suit being filed against dex coolant".

- Prescott, WI, USA

problem #1

Oct 082003

(reported on)


  • miles
Engine coolant leak at upper intake manifold. The consumer received a recall letter in reference to an engine coolant leak. The recall said that the dealer would replace the engine throttle body fasteners with redesigned fasteners and add coolant systems sealant to the radiator tank. The consumer thinks this is a quick fix and that they should replace the gaskets and bolts.

- North Branford, CT, USA

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