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Typical Repair Cost:
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Average Mileage:
57,674 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace the intake manifold (1 reports)
2004 Buick LeSabre cooling system problems

cooling system problem

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2004 Buick LeSabre Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 102009

LeSabre 3800

  • Automatic transmission
  • 57,674 miles


Took the car to have the oil changed through the dealership in which I purchased the car used with 43,900 miles. (have the 300,000 Valvoline warranty). They found the leak with a light? I took it to my mechanic knowing that the dealership would tear it apart, replace the casket and be done. My mechanic gave it a thorough going over. He found the Intake manifold to be so badly pitted that it had to be replaced, I've seen it. If I had taken this to the dealership they would not have found this problem and charged me a fortune only to be problematic in the future when the manifold pitted all the way through and/or cracked/leaked. I have been told that if a pressure check had been done when purchased (6 month prior) this may have indicated a problem and should have been fixed before it hit the lot for resale. I am so pissed off about this. Just outside my 12,000 mile extended warranty. GM Cares will hear about this one. It is understood that this new coolant that GM is using (pink/orang stuff) may be the problem. Getting rid of this stuff for sure.

- , Lapeer, MI, USA

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