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NHTSA — Power Train: Automatic Transmission: Cooling Unit And Lines Problems

3.6

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
36,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2003 Buick LeSabre transmission problems

transmission problem

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2003 Buick LeSabre Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 042006

LeSabre 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 36,000 miles

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

: the contact stated the odor of gasoline was noticed around the vehicle. It was driven to the dealer, who determined the fuel line on the engine rubbed together with the transmission cable causing a hole in one of the hoses, which needed to be replaced. The transmission cable rubbed a hole in the fuel line, which caused gas to leak onto the engine. Updated 01/10/07.

- Waterbury Center, VT, USA

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