Lifter Knocking

10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
56,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. hopefully be paid back by class action lawsuit bad design (1 reports)
2002 Buick Rendezvous engine problems

engine problem

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2002 Buick Rendezvous Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 122009

Rendezvous CX 3.4L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 56,000 miles

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

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After reading about the Buick Rendezvous Class Action Lawsuit:

http://www.autobuyguide.com/2002/12-aut/buick/rendezvous/recalls/index.html (long list!!) http://www.dexcoolsettlement.com/index.php3 (details, details, details...) http://www.buckleysautocare.com/gm_dex_cool_settlement_informati.htm (pictures) http://editorial.autos.msn.com/article.aspx?cp-documentid=435706 (worst vehicle!!)

When the vehicle's engine, (2002 Buick Rendezvous CX with 56000 miles) started making a knocking sound when the engine is 1st started, I started this research on 04/16/2009.

So, GM tried using a less effective, (but more cost effective and none tested) barrier between the engine coolant, and the engine oil. Have they ever heard the term - "oil and water don't mix"? Well, neither does engine collant and engine oil.

This sucks... I'm pissed.... and I know I'm supposed to make a "whole" new complaint for each and every thing... but, (sorry Car Complaint people) here's the whole list.

1st - Air Conditioner went out at 40K --$1200.00 2nd - Fuel Level Sensor (in the fuel tank attached to fuel pump) went out at 55K $550.00 3rd - Engine is knocking, and crud is spreading all over the engine at 56K $1200-1800? 4th - No wonder this car is on the "WORST LIST" for vehicles.

Let's see.. why did Obama fire the CEO of GM? Geeeee.... I wonder?

Thanks GM for making me spend my hard earned money on this crap, instead of more important things... like -- food for my wife and two children, mortgage, education, etc...

- , Cedar Crest, NM, USA

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