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2009 Buick Enclave Electrical Problems

107 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2009 Buick Enclave. 29 of these members (27.1%) have reported electrical repairs for their car. A total of 59 electrical repairs to 2009 Buick Enclaves--an average of 0.6 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2009 Buick Enclave repairs by problem area

Chart based on 233 repairs.
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2009 Buick Enclave 4dr SUV

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

21000 mi   Driver's seat lumbar support inoperative. 
37000   Driver seat would not move forward or backward Installed motor for driver's seat ordered previously. All works well now. 
68000 US $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. 
25000   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. 
24000   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. 
3000 US $80 Rear hatch does not always close. Starts to close but makes loud noise and opens back up. 
9000   Tire pressure transmitter quit working in drivers side front wheel. 
10000   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

15000 mi   Heated seat element failed. Ordered parts. Seat heating element replaced. Repair successful. 
3000   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   Destination and POI buttons on nav inoperable Destination and POI buttons on nav inperable 
18000   Dest and poi nav buttons inoperable 
28000   Rear (hatch) door inoperable. Switches and arms replaced 
32700 US $226 dead battery 
1000   Power drain on battery required jump to start. Nav system software update to correct auto shutoff resolved issue. 
2000   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 US $45 Liftgate motor failed 
21000   Relpaced rear hatch switch Heated Seat switch 
72000 US $125 A/C needed recharge. Was blowing warm air. 
81000   Hose on a/c replaced. Leaking. Dealer said they have replaced several, $600. 
100000   A/c died on vacation 
14000   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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