NHTSA — Electrical System: Ignition Problems


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Crashes / Fires:
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Injuries / Deaths:
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Average Mileage:
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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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1996 Buick Park Avenue electrical problems

electrical problem

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1996 Buick Park Avenue Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 302000

(reported on)

Park Avenue

  • miles


While driving car will stall out. I must put it in neutral to restart, which it always does. But, it stalls when I am making a turn, when I am proceeding down a highway off-ramp, when I am slowing in traffic. I spoke with the manufacturer and they said they had not heard of any problems like this. I know of at least two other Buick/GM owners who have had the same problem. I had a new part put in, it worked for a little while, but the same problem is back. I noticed two other incidents reported when I searched the database for complaints and that was just from the first 29 listed - ODI id#'s 986510 and 533550. I believe it is a problem, a serious problem that warrants some type of investigation. Please help. I love the car, but am afraid for this problem.

- Leominster, MA, USA

problem #1

Jul 051996

(reported on)

Park Avenue

  • miles
While driving, the vehicle engine shuts down and has to be restarted again.

- Columbus, OH, USA

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