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Buick Enclave Body and Trim Problems and Repair Histories

512 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Buick Enclave. 109 of these members (21.3%) have reported paint, rust, leaks, rattles, and trim repairs for their car. A total of 147 paint, rust, leaks, rattles, and trim repairs to Buick Enclaves--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Buick Enclave problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

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Don't infer Buick Enclave problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Buick Enclave repairs by problem area

17% of the Buick Enclave repairs were to the engine, 7% to the transmission, 6% to the brakes, 20% to the suspension, 29% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 13% to the body and trim, and 8% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 1102 repairs.

Buick Enclave paint, rust, leaks, rattles, and trim repair cost distribution

Of the Buick Enclave paint, rust, leaks, rattles, and trim repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 6% cost less than $100, 53% between $100 and $499, 18% between $500 and $999, 18% between $1000 and $2499, and 6% more than $2500.

Chart based on 17 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2008 Buick Enclave 4dr SUV

275-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Buick Enclave in Kansas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2007 1000    
8000 0 Dash board rattle (right side). 
 
Buick Enclave in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 620    
1240 0 Chrome trim around tail lights coming off. Another new Enclave at dealer showed same problem. 
18600 0 Drivers door dropped and wind noise was noticed. The door wasn't closing as it should either. The dealer did some adjusting and the wind noise is gone but the door closing is not as good as it should be. I may take it back again. 
48360  
Buick Enclave in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 0    
1240 0 Moulding around steering column had become loose and was rattling. fixed at the shop. 
14880 150 Trim on top of vehicle near the roof rack was popping up and not seated properly. new trim was ordered ahead of time, but needed to be painted before installation. 
16120 0 Trim was replaced by dealer. 
 

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2008 Buick Enclave 4dr SUV

275-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Buick Enclave in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2008 3000    
4000 0 Car was leaking through the 3rd row seat belt assembly...told it was a defect in sun roof drainage tube. 
20000 0 Sunroof "squeaky" = told one of the seals was out of alignment. Repaired and lubed. 
70000  
Buick Enclave in Wisconsin, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 0    
2000 0 Drivers door wind noise 
2000 0 Drivers door wind noise still there 
54000  

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