NHTSA — Service Brakes, Hydraulic: Antilock Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
19,904 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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2006 Buick Lucerne brakes problems

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2006 Buick Lucerne Owner Comments

problem #3

Apr 142009


  • 52,213 miles


Recently noticed when brakes are applied that the pedal will slowly sink to the floor causing my foot to be pressing the gas pedal at the same time. At a stop light it causes the anti brakes to come on and to proceed through the stop light.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #2

Sep 202007

Lucerne 6-cyl

  • miles
2006 Buick Lucerne anti-lock brake safety problem. Customer states that he was trying to park when the ABS engaged. He stated he pressed harder on the brake but the car did not stop and the ABS continued to pump the brakes and the stopping distance was greatly extended. The consumer was unable to stop the vehicle and subsequently he crashed into a tree. The consumer stated the damage to the vehicle was minimal. The consumer stated the ABS should have never kicked in on a dry, asphalt surface.

- Rexburg, ID, USA

problem #1

Aug 012006

Lucerne 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 7,500 miles
- the contact stated that the 2006 Buick Lucerne would not move forward after the vehicle came to a complete stop. The contact waited approximately 25 seconds before he was able to proceed. He had to push the accelerator a couple of times before the vehicle accelerated. Also, the vehicle would accelerate by itself without warning. The contact stated there was no particular time of the day, and the road conditions have been clear during every occurrence. The contact spoke with dealership, and they installed a data processor, the contact was advised to push data processor button when problems occurred. The vehicle has now started to give false warnings. The vehicle traction control indicator illuminated when the vehicle was not moving. Also, received a service brake assistance warning when the vehicle was not moving. The vehicle currently had 12000 miles. The failure mileage was 7500.

- Sherman, IL, USA

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