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2009 Buick Enclave Electrical and AC Problems and Repair Histories

102 TrueDelta members own a 2009 Buick Enclave. 32 of these members (31.4%) have reported electrical and air conditioning repairs for their car. A total of 58 electrical and air conditioning repairs to 2009 Buick Enclaves--an average of 0.6 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2009 Buick Enclave problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2009 Buick Enclave problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2009 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 2009 Buick Enclave repairs by problem area

25% of the 2009 Buick Enclave repairs were to the engine, 5% to the transmission, 1% to the brakes, 19% to the suspension, 27% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 13% to the body and trim, and 9% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 216 repairs.

2009 Buick Enclave electrical and air conditioning repair cost distribution

Of the 2009 Buick Enclave electrical and air conditioning repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 25% cost less than $100, 50% between $100 and $499, and 25% between $500 and $999.

Chart based on 8 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.

2009 Buick Enclave 4dr SUV

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

Buick Enclave in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 5000    
21000 0 Driver's seat lumbar support inoperative. 
37000 0 Driver seat would not move forward or backward Installed motor for driver's seat ordered previously. All works well now. 
68000 123 AC would not cool. Mode light blinked on and off.rnWe used a local Car Care Center to diagnose and make the repairs which included Evacuation and recharge of the system, filling with refrigerant, oil & dye. 
Buick Enclave in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2010 24000    
25000 0 Airbag light on, repaired. I was told that the fix on the airbag hadn't been completed. They worked on it again, but while OnStar said it was the driver side they worked on the passenger side. Light has stayed off, though. 
 
Buick Enclave in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2009 1000    
24000 0 Not sure which electrical wires were touching, but dealership said a tech bulletin was available for a low whining noise heard through the speakers at idle, and goes up in pitch on acceleration. 
 
Buick Enclave in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2008 0    
3000 80 Rear hatch does not always close. Starts to close but makes loud noise and opens back up. 
 
Buick Enclave in Louisiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2009 7000    
9000 0 Tire pressure transmitter quit working in drivers side front wheel. 
9000 0 DVD nav system would not read disc. 3 different dealers attempted to update system before GM would consider sending a new unit. Finally we drove back to selling dealer out of town and they took a unit out of another car. It worked when it wanted to. 

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2009 Buick Enclave 4dr SUV

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

Buick Enclave in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 0    
15000 0 Heated seat element failed. Ordered parts. Seat heating element replaced. Repair successful. 
 
Buick Enclave in Utah, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2008 0    
3000 0 Battery went dead during night. Jumped and drove to dealer. Dealer said known software problem that caused slow battery drain was fixed with a software program fix. 
16000 0 Destination and POI buttons on nav inoperable Destination and POI buttons on nav inperable 
18000 0 Dest and poi nav buttons inoperable 
28000 0 Rear (hatch) door inoperable. Switches and arms replaced 
32700 226 dead battery 
37000  
Buick Enclave in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2008 1000    
1000 0 Power drain on battery required jump to start. Nav system software update to correct auto shutoff resolved issue. 
2000 0 OnStar module failed. This also affected the hands free Bluetooth cell phone operation. Overnight was to aquire parts. Loaner vehicle provided, service was excellent. 
23000 45 Liftgate motor failed 
49000  
Buick Enclave in West Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 15000    
21000 0 Relpaced rear hatch switch Heated Seat switch 
72000 125 A/C needed recharge. Was blowing warm air. 
81000 900 Hose on a/c replaced. Leaking. Dealer said they have replaced several, $600. 
100000 55 A/c died on vacation 
110000  
Buick Enclave in Missouri, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2010 13000    
14000 0 Replaced LH H.I.D. headlight assembly which was loose and vibrating also badly mis-aligned. Ordered parts for rear cargo door opener/closer switch. Replaced rear window glass in cargo door because two of the defroster wires were inoperative. Installed parts for rear cargo door opener/closer switch. 
 

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