NHTSA — Service Brakes, Hydraulic: Antilock Problems


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
28,725 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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2001 Buick LeSabre brakes problems

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2001 Buick LeSabre Owner Comments

problem #4

Aug 082008

LeSabre 6-cyl

  • 42,000 miles


The contact owns a 2001 Buick Lesabre. On four separate occasions, the window fell down into the door. The vehicle was taken to a mechanic and it was discovered that the window regulator failed. The windows have been replaced three separate times and now the fourth will have to be replaced. The current mileage was 108,000 and failure mileage was 42,000.update 09/10/08 the ABS module failed. Updated 09/19/08.

- Huntsville, ME, USA

problem #3

Apr 012004

LeSabre 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 64,000 miles
The rear brakes malfunctioned, which resulted in extended stopping distance.

- Blackwood, NJ, USA

problem #2

Mar 222004

(reported on)


  • 8,900 miles
Consumer complained about an ABS brake problem. When applying the brakes consumer felt pulsation in the front of the vehicle. Consumer took vehicle to the dealer, who stated that rear brakes were affected.

- Erie, PA, USA

problem #1

Jan 012001


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving 25-30 mph battery light on dash came on, then, all doors locked and vehicle stalled. Consumer and 2 passengers were not able to get out of vehicle. While trying to start vehicle numerous times, front passenger door unlocked, and all 3 persons inside vehicle were able to get out. This was third time this happened. First time on 1jan2001, dealer said battery terminal was loose, then on 8june2001, dealer replaced the alternator. Now dealer said vehicle was not driven enough. ABS light illuminated.

- Sierra Viesta, AZ, USA

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