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2009 Buick Enclave repairs by problem area

Engine (27%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (2%)

Suspension and Steering (19%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (26%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (12%)

Other (8%)

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2009 Buick Enclave electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (14%)

$500 - $999 (29%)

$100 - $499 (43%)

< $100 (14%)

Chart based on 14 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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2009 Buick Enclave 4dr SUV

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

21000 mi Driver's seat lumbar support inoperative. 
37000 mi Driver seat would not move forward or backward Installed motor for driver's seat ordered previously. All works well now. 
68000 mi

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 mi 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 mi 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 mi

US $80
Rear hatch does not always close. Starts to close but makes loud noise and opens back up. 
9000 mi Tire pressure transmitter quit working in drivers side front wheel. 
10000 mi 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 mi 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 mi Destination and POI buttons on nav inoperable Destination and POI buttons on nav inperable 
18000 mi Dest and poi nav buttons inoperable 
28000 mi Rear (hatch) door inoperable. Switches and arms replaced 
32700 mi

US $226
dead battery 
1000 mi Power drain on battery required jump to start. Nav system software update to correct auto shutoff resolved issue. 
2000 mi 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 mi

US $45
Liftgate motor failed 
54000 mi

US $900
Pass side rearview mirror assm replaced due to malfunction retract motor 
21000 mi Relpaced rear hatch switch Heated Seat switch 
72000 mi

US $125
A/C needed recharge. Was blowing warm air. 
81000 mi

US $900
Hose on a/c replaced. Leaking. Dealer said they have replaced several, $600. 
100000 mi

US $55
A/c died on vacation 
124000 mi

US $250
Speakers were not working. Chimes are not working. 
14000 mi 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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2009 Buick Enclave Electrical Problems

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