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  1. 2015 Regal GS - Need help on finding oil leak.

    Hey all, I have a 2015 GS and a last year I started to smell oil burning and would see smoke coming out around my passenger head light anytime it would rain or snow. Especially if the heat was on. After looking under my car I noticed that oil was all splattered on the underbody of the car. I...
  2. 2014 Verano - Engine Issues

    So, a few weeks ago had to replace my Exhaust VVT Solenoid. A couple days prior to that, I was driving to work (all highway, 40mi) and heard my power locks disengage and engage, felt like my car hit something and got the Power Steering, Stabilink and Traction messages. Once I replaced the...
  3. Support mods for the trifecta tune?

    I’ve just purchased the trifecta tune for my 2011 turbo regal with 54k miles, and I must say after having it for 2 days it has been a tremendous difference. It honestly feels like a different car, it was super de-tuned out of the factory which is pretty obvious given the 50hp difference between...
  4. X E Ryder

    Buick Encore LUV Engine Performance Thread

    Hello, let's talk about engine performance mods for the LUV engine. These motors have a lot of potential left on the table and I intend to unleash it. Have you modded yours? I'd like to hear about it! These little cars share genes with the Chevy Cruze, Sonic & Trax, so there are some good parts...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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