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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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1998 Buick Park Avenue steering problems

steering problem

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1998 Buick Park Avenue Owner Comments

problem #2

May 032002

Park Avenue

  • miles


While driving on I-95 at 65 mph steering rack broke and I was unable to control the steerig of the car unless I slowed down and continued to correct the random direction car was taking.

- Simpsonville, SC, USA

problem #1

Apr 221998

(reported on)

Park Avenue

  • miles
While making left turns the steering wheel pulsates for no reason. Vehicle has been taken to dealer where they replaced steering rack. Problem reoccurred.

- Johnstown, PA, USA

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