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Oil pressure dropped wont start

95 Buick Lesabre- 70’s miles. Hasnt been driving as clean for last couple weeks and few days ago it was overheating and pulled over and added water. Cooled down then about 15 minutes later I noticed ...
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old American car started stalling on idle after long maintenance in a shop. What could be the causes?

Early 90s Buick, car has not stalled in a long time. After extensive maintenance which fixed injection issues, suddenly acquired distinct stalling on idle behavior. Starts ok in traffic, but still ...
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Should Dexcool be switched for another coolant in a GM 3800 V6?

I'm looking to buy a low mileage ( 100k km / 62k miles ) 03 Buick LeSabre for my wife. The 3800 V6 runs Dexcool, and I've heard horror stories about Dexcool, but I've also read other opinions that ...
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Adaptive HID headlights not working after rain intake due to a crack in the housing from an impact. Can anything be salvaged or repaired?

I have a '13 Buick Lacrosse with a touring trim. It comes with adaptive HID headlights with a blue rings (whatever it is, it's very hard to find). There is a rather large crack in the polycarbonate ...
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I broke this line replacing water heater tubes

I just broke this line replacing my water heater tubes is that bad?
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I have an 2000 buick lesabre and it’s shooting out and leaking water from the side of the engine every time I drive it

I have an 2000 buick lesabre and it’s shooting out and leaking water from the side of the engine every time I drive it it was trying to over heat because of a hole in the transmission line to the ...
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Spark plugs won't fire! Mechanic for hire?

I have a 1995 Buick LeSabre the car was running perfect. Went to get a tire put on it and the serpentine belt broke. Replaced the belt and tried to crank the car and wasn't getting fire to the spark ...
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Random no start issue...95 buick lesabre limited edition (vin type L)

So i drive a 1995 buick lesabre limited edition V6 3.8ltr which is relatively in good shape and only has 197,000km. Recently I: Replaced the water pump Fixed an oil leak coming from the sleeve around ...
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Cylinders misfiring

I have a 1999 Buick Lesabre Custom that I've had for about a year now and about a month or two ago the check engine light came on and it's been flashing. I got it diagnosed and it said spark plugs and ...
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1995 Buick LeSabre Start Up Issues

I have a 1995 Buick LeSabre that is having some issues starting. For brief background, I live in MN so its gets quite cold. So cold that when it was -8 a week ago my battery was killed and needed to ...
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How to flush engine coolant system after oil intrusion

My 02 Buick LeSabre has oil coming from the radiator into the coolant reservoir. Just recently I had a new motor put in to fix the issue. What would be the best/proper way to flush the radiator? It ...
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What is the cause of a soft brake pedal after bleeding?

I installed new rear calipers on both sides, new pads on all four wheels, and bled brakes with engine off, then with engine on, two times each. The pedal is hard when the engine is off and extremely ...
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Engine Transmission

I've been having a problem recently, as I push the gas pedal my car moves super slow. It won't go faster then 10 to 15 mphs. As I drive it feels like the gears are not catching
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Buick LeSabre 2002 automatic transmission not working

My Buick went crazy 2 days ago, the car won't move if you transit to overdrive from neutral, though the RPM is moving. If I start from 1st transition or 2nd the car works properly. After 3rd I can go ...
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