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  1. It starts up and then a few seconds later stalls..

    Hi I am new to GM and this is the first Buick I’ve owned. So bare with me. I have a 2007 Buick Terraza I purchased used a couple months ago. A month later is when I started having issues.. Every morning I would start the vehicle up and it would start and run but, would not have much power and...
  2. 2015 Lacrosse Engine Shutter idle

    Hello everyone, I recently bought a 2015 Lacrosse 3.6 with 48k miles. I'm experiencing an engine shutter/vibration only while at idle. The car can be both in park or drive when I start to feel it. Sometime when I start the car I won't have a shutter then once I get back in 30mins later it's...
  3. 2011 Buick Enclave constant random bad misfiring.

    This is my first ever post in a forum but I’m at my wits end... over the last 2 years this enclave has had two sets of plugs and coils, all new fuel injectors, a new valve gasket as oil was leaking in the chambers, and new right bank catalytic converter. The misfiring has gotten so bad I most...
  4. Engine replacement question

    Would a 89 buick century 3.3 engine and transmission be a direct fit into an 93 buick century? Cam lobe took a shit in the 93 because of a failed lifter. And I have an engine and transmission I pulled from an 89 ready to be swapped. I know the internals are miles apart but it seems it would be...
  5. 2007 Buick Lucerne Cxs ecm problem "engine power reduced"

    Hi Buick owners, I own a 2007 Buick Lucerne CXS with 139,000 miles on it that and i kept getting the "engine power reduced" message. The car would vibrate very bad (misfire) and transmission would bang when changing gears. But it didn't always pop up when i started it and it runs smoothly and...
  6. 2012 Regal GS Not Starting... making awful noise

    Ok so I picked up a 2012 gs with the 6MT about two weeks ago. The car had 67k on it, and drove great on the test drive and for the last two weeks. Last night however I was driving home and getting into it a little (80-90 mph or so,) and the tachometer went to zero. The car was driving fine, so I...
  7. Does my Buick park ave have piston damage, bad harmonic balancer, camshaft damage etc

    It had a little too much oil in it when my neighbor let me use it she had the motor rebuilt before. It’s been making a fast knocking noise/ squeaking noise mainly the knocking with a little bit of the squeaking. Check engine light came on and it was a misfire on cyl 1 I changed the plug and the...
  8. Does my 99 Park Avenue have piston damage, bad harmonic balancer, camshaft damage etc

    It had a little too much oil in it when my neighbor let me use it she had the motor rebuilt before. It’s been making a fast knocking noise/ squeaking noise mainly the knocking with a little bit of the squeaking. Check engine light came on and it was a misfire on cyl 1 I changed the plug and the...
  9. Any idea what's wrong with my 99 Buick park Ave?

    Service light is on haven't checked the code yet but when I turn it on it makes a knocking noise can't explain. Coming from the belt area just started a few weeks ago when it started cutting off on me while I was driving not going past 20-30mph with foot all the way down clunking noise getting...
  10. 2003 Buick century engine knock (Piston slap?) - DTC's included

    I bought this beauty for a bargain last year around September of '16. When I first bought it, it was making the EXACT same knocking sound which sounds very similar to the noise in this video I found on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gxLhTzfUUQw&feature=youtu.be After driving it for a...
  11. Swapping the complete drive train

    I have three PAs parked in the back 40; one with deer damage and one PAU, one parts car. I am thinking about putting together one good car. Donor - 2001 PA; with HUD Recipient - 1998 PAU Parts car 1997 PA base. I thought I would drop the entire engine cradle with struts, engine, tranny out of...
  12. 95 S/C Rear Transmission Mount

    Does anyone have a write up on how to remove the rear transmission mount and bracket for a 1995 riviera S/C? I've read that you support the transmission by the pan and take off the end links for the sway bar and remove the mount. But in other threads it says you have to lower the sub frame and...
  13. Advise: Engine blown 93k | 5yr/100k powertrain not applied

    Hello, I used a forum similar to this when I owned BMW's and found them very helpful! OK - So I drive a 2011 Buick Regal CXL (Non Turbo) with aprox 93k miles on it. I'm the second owner and I'll cut to the chase here.. The car has been good to me minus little repairs here and there, tires...
  14. 1995 Riviera SC Vin 1 Mounts

    Hey everyone just wanted to try and get some info on the Left side Trans axle mount. i have enough info to pour my own mounts for the Torque axis mount, Front, and Rear trans axle mounts but i cant seem to find any information anywhere on obtaining or fabricating a trans mount for the left side...
  15. FOR SALE - Buick 430 Big Block Engine - 4.3L - Used - Omaha, NE

    We have one (1) mid- to late-60s 4.3L Buick big block engine for sale. This engine is rated at 360HP & 475ft-lb torque stock and has a Rochester Quadrajet Carb. Except for pistons most parts can be interchanged with a 400-455 Buick Engine. Engine did turn over and fire successfully last time...
  16. 91 PA No Start Security light ON then OFF

    Be patient moderators...lots of threads on "no start" but nothing really organized for trouble shooting" Problem: PA began acting up and not starting on a few occasions. Took battery out for recharge and it still would not start. Replaced battery and did a "Boost start" from charger and the...
  17. New 2013 GS owner - Tune & transmission questions

    Hello Everybody, I finally pulled the trigger on a 2013 Regal GS - 6MT 20" Black Diamond. Got a really good deal on it, probably cause it's a manual. Here are some early impressions. First, the good news: Styling - 10/10 This car is absolutely beautiful, especially with the 20" wheels. Best...
  18. 2004 LeSabre Engine Operation

    I have a 60,000 mile LeSabre Custom with the 3.8L(?) V-6 that tends to idle rough when the car is in drive and stopped in traffic. Once in a while, it will stall as I shift from drive to reverse. Otherwise it runs great. Independent technician suggested running Techron in BP 93 octane gas...
  19. Engine hesitation under freeway speed.

    Hello all, 1995 Buick Roadmaster. Engine has hesitation at highway speed. Fuel/no fuel issue I think. I also have an issue when coming to a stop the engine RPMs will drop but not stall the car. I will be pulling the IAC and checking to make sure it is not gummed up with carbon. I have cleaned...
  20. Engine Temperature Problem

    I recently replaced the transmission on my 2001 Buick Regal. After the swap, everything was smooth with the exception of one issue. Here is the scenario: I start the car, and allow it to warm up to normal operating temperature. I drive to the gas station. I turn off the engine, and go...
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