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2.4

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 2
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
62,275 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2008 Buick Lucerne Owner Comments

problem #8

Jul 262016

Lucerne

  • 44,000 miles

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

On July 26, 2016, while driving on cleveland drive, lots of smoke started coming out from under the hood of the car then all of a sudden fire started to shoot out as well. There were no issues previously with the car as it was in perfect condition inside and out. I contacted Buick to see if the car was ever recalled but it was not, however, it probably should have been. Now I am without a car because it was deemed a total loss. I attached pictures but did need to upload the fire dept report.

- Cheektowaga, NY, USA

problem #7

Oct 212015

Lucerne

  • 63,200 miles
The contact owned a 2008 Buick Lucerne. While driving at 45 mph, the vehicle lost power and began to emit smoke. The contact opened the hood and the vehicle burst into flames. The fire department extinguished the fire. A police report was filed and there were no injuries reported. The vehicle was towed and destroyed. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 63,200.

- Bakerstown, PA, USA

problem #6

Sep 242015

Lucerne

  • 93,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Buick Lucerne. While having routine maintenance performed on the vehicle, an independent mechanic discovered that the motor mount had become inoperable and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 93,000.

- Lantana, FL, USA

problem #5

May 112014

Lucerne

  • 41,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2008 Buick Lucerne. While stopped at a traffic light and accelerating, there was a thumping noise that came from the front of the vehicle. The failure recurred on several occasions. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who diagnosed that the motor mount needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 41,000.

- San Angelo, TX, USA

problem #4

Nov 282014

Lucerne 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 130,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Buick Lucerne. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 50 mph, all warning lights illuminated and a loud noise emerged from the engine along with smoke. A police report was not filed. The vehicle was towed to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the engine failed. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 130,000. Updated 2/24/15 updated 03/02/15

- Cairo, IL, USA

problem #3

Dec 122014

Lucerne

  • 57,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Buick Lucerne. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 10 mph, the vehicle made a loud abnormal noise and stalled. The vehicle was able to restart but the contact was unable to drive. The vehicle was towed to the dealer but the vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 57,000.

- Upland, CA, USA

problem #2

Jul 092013

Lucerne 6-cyl

  • 70,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Buick Lucerne. The contact stated that while driving approximately 35 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was not able to restart and was towed to an independent mechanic. The technician diagnosed that the clutch fuse assembly, insulator harness and insulator coil needed to be replaced. The manufacturer had not been notified. The approximate failure mileage was 70,000. Updated 9/29/14 updated 2/25/2015

- Fairland, OK, USA

problem #1

Aug 012014

Lucerne

  • miles
2008 Buick Lucerne. Consumer writes in regards to vehicle stopped several times while driving. The consumer stated four mechanic's worked on the vehicle, and they were unable to fix it. The consumer no longer owns the vehicle.

- Deer Park, WA, USA

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