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NHTSA — Service Brakes, Hydraulic: Antilock Problems

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
20,784 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1996 Buick LeSabre brakes problems

brakes problem

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1996 Buick LeSabre Owner Comments

problem #5

Feb 262004

LeSabre 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 103,920 miles

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

My 1996 Buick Lesabre ABS warning light did not let me know that the ABS were not working, resulting in an accident.

- Goldsboro, NC, USA

problem #4

Jul 112001

LeSabre

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Another vehicle cut in front. Consumer applied brakes but hit other vehicle on right front. Upon impact with other vehicle, air bags deployed. Driver was jammed in seat, and unable to get out. Vehicle filled with smoke an powder substance which caused driver's eyes and throat to be irritated.

- Palmetto, FL, USA

problem #3

Nov 281999

LeSabre

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brake line from the ABS controller to the left front wheel was leaking because a hole that was rubbed through the line at the transmission side cover. Also ABS light kept coming on. Owner discovered the leak while vehicle was parked in driveway. Vehicle was towed to a dealership. Problem corrected at owner's expense.

- Salem, SC, USA

problem #2

Dec 011995

LeSabre

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brakes make squeaking and grinding noise.

- Northbrook, IL, USA

problem #1

Feb 061997

LeSabre

  • miles
Antilock brakes locked up.

- New Palestine, IN, USA

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