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  • reid65
    reid65 - 1998 Buick Century - Preventive Maintenance - 5/26/2015
    How do I remove the engine coolant reservoir tank?
    the hose that is on the cap of the coolant reservoir tank fell inside. So I need to remove the reservoir tank to get the hose out. I have to replace one of the radiator hoses also. plus a lot of gunk is inside the reservoir tank. I have been using dexcool. is there ...
     
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  • hershey279
    hershey279 - 1994 Buick Regal - Preventive Maintenance - 5/16/2015
    Changed the starter forgot to disconnect battery it sparked now car turns over but won't start
    The check engine lite don't work , the radio and dome lite don't work, the fuel pump won't come on or the brake lites don't work . No fuses are blown what can I do.
     
    • Michael Butler
      5/16/2015 Michael Butler
      look in your owners manual for a common relay (those components link together.)
  • clarkjohn
    clarkjohn - 1999 Buick LeSabre - Preventive Maintenance - 4/11/2015
    Need 1999 buick lesabre taillight wiring diagram
    Hello, have a 1999 buick lesabre with the taillights not working. Brake lights and turn signal lights work. Changed bulbs and fuses. Need a picture of taillight wiring diagram. Thanks,
     
    • Jimm
      4/11/2015 Jimm
      Check the local library in your area, or these websites for the wiring diagrams; www.manualspace.com, www.tomanual.com, www.ebooksdata.org
  • clarkjohn
    clarkjohn - 1999 Buick LeSabre - Preventive Maintenance - 4/11/2015
    Need wiring diagram for taillights 1999 buick lesabre
    Hello, have a 1999 buick lesabre with the taillights not working. Brake lights and turn signal lights work. Changed bulbs and fuses. Need a picture of taillight wiring diagram. Thanks,
     
    • Jimm
      4/11/2015 Jimm
      Check the local library in your area, or these websites for the wiring diagrams; www.manualspace.com, www.tomanual.com, www.ebooksdata.org
  • Tim knight
    Tim knight - 1995 Buick Century - Preventive Maintenance - 3/6/2015
    Why do I suddenly have no headlights taillights my power door locks do not work none of my interior lights work
    I have checked all of my fuses and normally when I put my car in park the doors unlocked that are not happen when I put my car and drive the doors are supposed to lock that does not happen my headlights taillights and brake lights do not work but my turn signals do
     
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  • Maurice
    Maurice - 1999 Buick Century - Preventive Maintenance - 2/12/2015
    One headlight is out
    changed bulb still doesn't work
     
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  • lisa barber
    lisa barber - 1999 Buick LeSabre - Preventive Maintenance - 12/23/2014
    DO I HAVE PRESSURIZED OVERFLOW TANK?
    LOSSING A SMALL AMOUNT OF COOLANT BUT NOT NOTICEABKE ON GROUND
     
    • Jimm
      12/23/2014 Jimm
      Yes, the overflow tank is pressurized - only slightly and only when coolant flows back into from the cooling system.
      Check the coolant level, as the coolant heats up, the sensor is turned off.

      If the coolant is low...
      Perform a cooling system / radiator pressure test when the engine is cold - as a first step to locate the leak.
      Obtain a loaner tool / free radiator pressure tester from the local auto parts stores such as Autozone, O'Reilly, NAPA, Advance Auto, or PepBoys. Follow their instructions and pump it to an adequate air pressure 12 -15 psi or the pressure rating listed on the radiator or reservoir cap. Observe the leaks and perform the repair.
      Note: do not over pressurize beyond the pressure allowed by the radiator cap, then test the radiator cap as well.
  • AButler725
    AButler725 - 2004 Buick Rendezvous - Preventive Maintenance - 11/19/2014
    Why does my car die while driving frequently but starts back up fine?
    Car dies while driving it but it is able to start back up just fine. Had alternator checked and it was fine.
     
    • jaboubi
      11/19/2014 jaboubi
      my buick century is doing the same thing
  • nannyH
    nannyH - 2002 Buick Century - Preventive Maintenance - 10/30/2014
    Trac off.Still come on
    New tires has been added, even thou the Trac Off light has been on brfore this. t....Also has used the reset buttons. The check engine light also come on with the Trac Off light The light are off starting the engine, then backing and turning the steering wheel ...
     
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  • AButler725
    AButler725 - 2004 Buick Rendezvous - Preventive Maintenance - 9/19/2014
    Why does my car die while driving but starts back up just fine?
    While driving my car will die but it will start back up just fine with no problems. I had the alternator checked and it was fine. Trying to figure out what the problem is so I can fix it immediately.
     
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  • Mike
    Mike - 2013 Buick Regal - Preventive Maintenance - 9/18/2014
    If I rotate tires will I set off TPMS? If so, how do I reset?
    I have 3 newer vehicles: 2012 Ford Escape, 2012 Nissan Rogue, and above Buick. Same question for all. Thanks in advance Mike
     
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  • Andrea
    Andrea - 2004 Buick Rendezvous - Preventive Maintenance - 9/10/2014
    Why does my car stop when I drop speed while driving?
    When i'm driving a slow speed my battery light comes on and the car shuts off. For instance when I go into my apartments there are speed bumps so I have to drive at a slow at a certain speed the battery light will come on and the car shuts off then I have to restart.
     
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  • Art
    Art - 2010 Buick LaCrosse - Preventive Maintenance - 8/23/2014
    How long should it take to replace GM Harness 13247865
    3 1/2 hours seems like a very long time. Also, what is the cost of the Harness itself
     
    • Jimm
      8/23/2014 Jimm
      Check with the local dealerships in your area - prices will vary.
  • 123fish
    123fish - 2001 Buick LeSabre - Preventive Maintenance - 8/23/2014
    My car vibrates at my feet whenever I accelerate at 45-50 mph. Only when I accelerate though... what is wrong ??
    I just bought a 2001 Buick lesabre. The car rides fine until I accelerate to 45-50 mph. It is almost like the whole front of the car shakes... not just the steering wheel but my legs too. This only happens when i keep my foot on the petal. If i take my foot off then ...
     
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  • mandyc.1214
    mandyc.1214 - 2004 Buick Rainier - Preventive Maintenance - 8/13/2014
    Blower will not shut off even when car is shut off. What would cause this?
    I have a 2004 Buick Rainier. I went to shut off the car and the blower on the passenger side under the dash continues to run unless I take out the fuse.
     
    • Chevy doctor
      8/13/2014 Chevy doctor
      Blower resistor is shorted internally. Replace blower resistor and you problem will be gone.
      Chevy doctor
      4/21/2015 AutoMD Member
      where is resister located?