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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
69,000 miles

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2008 Buick Lucerne wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2008 Buick Lucerne Owner Comments

problem #2

Jan 022013


  • 23,000 miles


The contact owns a 2008 Buick Lucerne. The contact stated that the tires deflated when salt from the road came in contact with the wheels. The vehicle was diagnosed, but not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 23,000. The VIN was not available.

- Canosia, WI, USA

problem #1

Jul 152013

Lucerne 6-cyl

  • 115,000 miles
Owner put new Goodyear assurance tires on the vehicle on 12/31/10 at a Goodyear dealership. In spring 2013 all four tires started losing air, and the low tire pressure light on the dash illuminated. The owner brought the car back to the Goodyear dealer, who stated that the tires are fine, but that the oem chrome wheels are degrading, causing small gaps for the air to leak out. Now in summer 2013 the air leaks out so quickly that the low tire pressure lights come on in less than one week after a complete refilling. The Goodyear dealer states that the only way to fix this problem will be to replace the wheels.

- Marion, MA, USA

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