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2018 Buick Encore TSBs

2018 Buick Encore

46 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

TSB List for the 2018 Buick Encore

The TSB information displayed below are summaries. Unfortunately we do not have access to the full versions. To get full information about a particular TSB, write down the TSB title & date, & either contact your local dealer or click on the links below.

STEERING

  • TSB #PIC6073D

    NHTSA ID #10129901

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 27 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about the Media Oriented Systems Transport Bus Diagnostic Tool Kit (EL-51578) has been released to help diagnose any of the Media Oriented Systems Transport b

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STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

  • TSB #PIC6073D

    NHTSA ID #10129901

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 27 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about the Media Oriented Systems Transport Bus Diagnostic Tool Kit (EL-51578) has been released to help diagnose any of the Media Oriented Systems Transport b

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #PIP5226B

    NHTSA ID #10129097

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 25 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about finding needle bearings during an oil change. Technician will gain access to the roller rockers to inspect them. Only replace the roller rocker that is

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  • TSB #PIP5540A

    NHTSA ID #10129073

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 18 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary information communicates to the technician the need to inspect the induction system for potential icing issues in very cold ambient temperatures. To allow the ice to melt so that it can be drained from the related component

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  • TSB #150089005A

    NHTSA ID #10134594

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 25 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This warranty administration bulletin provides dealership personnel with policy and procedure requirements for essential tools that include consumable parts (U.S. Only).

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  • TSB #PIP5517A

    NHTSA ID #10123271

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 20 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary information communicates the following to the dealer. If an engine oil leak has been isolated to the front crankshaft seal, check for misfires low engine compression and/or cylinder leakage readings. These issues could caus

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  • TSB #17-NA-184

    NHTSA ID #10126083

    • Date Announced: JULY 28 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This informational bulletin provides information for dealers and technicians about the 1.4L turbocharged engine use two different suppliers for the oil filter housing which results in two different filters being used.

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

  • TSB #PIP5417B

    NHTSA ID #10126952

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 06 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician related to utilizing crankcase pressure testing to aid in engine oil leak diagnostics. The technician is directed to perform the testing and to check related

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

  • TSB #PIP5472C

    NHTSA ID #10126959

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 11 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician related to vehicles that have a Malfunction Indicator Lamp on. A technician may find Diagnostic Trouble Code P050D set as current or history. The technician i

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #PIC6073D

    NHTSA ID #10129901

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 27 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about the Media Oriented Systems Transport Bus Diagnostic Tool Kit (EL-51578) has been released to help diagnose any of the Media Oriented Systems Transport b

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  • TSB #PIC6315B

    NHTSA ID #10129885

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 12 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about vehicles that in the radio settings some of the vehicle personalization selections within the Comfort and Convenience menu are missing at times. Technic

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  • TSB #PIP4670E

    NHTSA ID #10129857

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 05 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about a no start or another concern after swapping an Engine Control Module or other modules from one vehicle to another. The Global Architecture electrical s

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  • TSB #PIC5650D

    NHTSA ID #10126982

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 19 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about vehicles that have an intermittent no crank, no start, or start stall concern with the security light coming on. Technician may find Diagnostic Trouble

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  • TSB #PIC5491K

    NHTSA ID #10126972

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 18 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about vehicles that have an OnStar system that will not power up. Technician should turn off the ignition and cancel retained accessory power. After the vehic

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  • TSB #PIC6315A

    NHTSA ID #10125127

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 20 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about vehicles that in the radio settings some of the vehicle personalization selections within the Comfort and Convenience menu are missing at times. Technic

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  • TSB #PIC6315

    NHTSA ID #10125115

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 14 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about vehicles that in the radio settings some of the vehicle personalization selections within the Comfort and Convenience menu are missing at times. Technic

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  • TSB #PIC5650C

    NHTSA ID #10123252

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 13 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about vehicles that have an intermittent no crank, no start, or start stall concern with the security light coming on. Technician may find Diagnostic Trouble

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  • TSB #PIT5353B

    NHTSA ID #10123222

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 03 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about what XM offerings are available for vehicles. A dealer or customer can access the website listed below for vehicle specific XM offerings and availabilit

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

  • TSB #150603002H

    NHTSA ID #10134595

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 03 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This informational bulletin provides information on approved warranty part numbers for original equipment batteries

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  • TSB #11-08-49-001V

    NHTSA ID #10126068

    • Date Announced: JULY 25 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This technical bulletin provides information on Transport Mode On Message Displayed in Driver Information Center (DIC) and/or Battery Light is Flashing and the procedures to turn the transport mode message on and off.

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DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

  • TSB #PIC3100F

    NHTSA ID #10125106

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 07 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about vehicle's odometer appears to be inaccurate relative to a known distance traveled. Technician should obtain a hand-held GPS unit to test the odomete

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #PIC5492F

    NHTSA ID #10123227

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 05 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about vehicles that have a Diagnostic Trouble Code B101D-37 history in the Vehicle Communication Interface Module or telematics communication interface contro

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  • TSB #17-NA-242

    NHTSA ID #10126111

    • Date Announced: JULY 24 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This informational bulletin provides to the tech the new version of SPS that will prompt warnings when trying to reprogram modules that have been already reprogrammed.

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  • TSB #PIC5588D

    NHTSA ID #10118256

    • Date Announced: JUNE 12 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on the programming and activation of the OnStar system. For many 2008 and prior model year GM vehicles, the programming is performed using the Tech 2 and the

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING

  • TSB #PIP5495D

    NHTSA ID #10129074

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 18 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about vehicles that may have a Malfunction Indicator Lamp on. The technician may find Diagnostic Trouble Codes P0299 or P0234 set. The technician is provided

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VISIBILITY

  • TSB #PIC6324

    NHTSA ID #10129884

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 12 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary information communicates of the left side blind zone indicator comes on randomly with no objects present that engineering is currently working on the issue and that the PI will be updated with a repair is available.

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WHEELS

  • TSB #PIT3271H

    NHTSA ID #10129089

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 23 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about changing the tire and wheel size on vehicles. General Motors will only support a tire calibration for tires that have been sized, tested and designed fo

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #PIP5540

    NHTSA ID #10129051

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 04 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary information communicates to the technician the need to inspect the induction system for potential icing issues in very cold ambient temperatures. To allow the ice to melt so that it can be drained from the related component

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  • TSB #150089005A

    NHTSA ID #10134594

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 25 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This warranty administration bulletin provides dealership personnel with policy and procedure requirements for essential tools that include consumable parts (U.S. Only).

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  • TSB #PIC5650C

    NHTSA ID #10123252

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 13 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about vehicles that have an intermittent no crank, no start, or start stall concern with the security light coming on. Technician may find Diagnostic Trouble

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  • TSB #150089004B

    NHTSA ID #10134593

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 11 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This informational bulletin provides technicians with updated information to help identify the differences between what is considered a fluid leak, and what is considered seepage.

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  • TSB #PIT5353B

    NHTSA ID #10123222

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 03 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about what XM offerings are available for vehicles. A dealer or customer can access the website listed below for vehicle specific XM offerings and availabilit

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  • TSB #150603002H

    NHTSA ID #10134595

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 03 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This informational bulletin provides information on approved warranty part numbers for original equipment batteries

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • TSB #PIT5354B

    NHTSA ID #10126973

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 18 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication advises the technician how to determine if the vehicle is equipped with wireless fidelity. Technician should check the Regular Production Option Code list for (VV4).

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  • TSB #PIC5839D

    NHTSA ID #10126951

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 06 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about vehicles that may have a clock that is slow to update while driving when the clock auto set feature enabled. Dealer should communicate to the customer t

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  • TSB #PIP5495C

    NHTSA ID #10123269

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 20 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about vehicles that may have a Malfunction Indicator Lamp on. The technician may find Diagnostic Trouble Codes P0299 or P0234 set. The technician is provided

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

  • TSB #PIT5411J

    NHTSA ID #10129862

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 06 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication advises the technician that the Human Machine Interface, Radio or Tuner, radio controls, Integrated Center Stack, display, and Media Disc Players are placed on restriction through the General Motor

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  • TSB #PIC6315A

    NHTSA ID #10125127

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 20 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about vehicles that in the radio settings some of the vehicle personalization selections within the Comfort and Convenience menu are missing at times. Technic

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  • TSB #PIC6315

    NHTSA ID #10125115

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 14 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about vehicles that in the radio settings some of the vehicle personalization selections within the Comfort and Convenience menu are missing at times. Technic

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  • TSB #PIT5353B

    NHTSA ID #10123222

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 03 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about what XM offerings are available for vehicles. A dealer or customer can access the website listed below for vehicle specific XM offerings and availabilit

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #PIP5472D

    NHTSA ID #10129049

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 03 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician related to vehicles that have a Malfunction Indicator Lamp on. A technician may find Diagnostic Trouble Code P050D set as current or history. The technician i

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  • TSB #PIP5482B

    NHTSA ID #10125132

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 21 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary information communicatesthe steps to diagnose and repair the concern of MIL on with DTC'sP0335 P0340 P0365 set current or in history. The Technician is advised to Perform theBattery Inspection / Test in Service Informat

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  • TSB #17-NA-170

    NHTSA ID #10126081

    • Date Announced: JULY 31 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This informational bulletin explains the Road Force balancers and what they can do for customer concerns.

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  • TSB #04-00-89-015P

    NHTSA ID #10126065

    • Date Announced: JULY 25 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This warranty administration bulletin provide policy information on required operating procedures.

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  • TSB #PIP5495B

    NHTSA ID #10118261

    • Date Announced: JUNE 14 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about vehicles that may have a Malfunction Indicator Lamp on. The technician may find Diagnostic Trouble Codes P0299 or P0234 set. The technician is provided

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  • TSB #PIP5495A

    NHTSA ID #10118254

    • Date Announced: JUNE 08 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about vehicles that may have a Malfunction Indicator Lamp on. The technician may find Diagnostic Trouble Codes P0299 or P0234 set. The technician is provided

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