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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
42,000 miles

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2008 Buick Lucerne electrical problems

electrical problem

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2008 Buick Lucerne Owner Comments

problem #1

May 102014


  • 42,000 miles


The contact owns a 2008 Buick Lucerne. The contact stated while traveling 55 mph, there was a burning smell throughout the vehicle. A private mechanic replaced the starter relay switch; however when the contact started the vehicle the following day the fuse box was burned out. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified and stated that the fuse box needed to be replaced. The failure mileage was 42,000 and the current mileage 44,000.

- Fitzgerald, GA, USA

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