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Buick LaCrosse repairs by problem area

Engine (17%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (14%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (39%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (11%)

Other (8%)

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2013 Buick LaCrosse 4dr Sedan

182-horsepower 2.4L I4 Hybrid 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

36817 mi To replace boot required replacing entire outer tie rod, and doing wheel alignment. Done under warranty. 

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2011 Buick LaCrosse 4dr Sedan

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

186000 mi

US $500
Steering instability, then car came to grinding stop while driving required tow home. Found bad cv shaft which was replaced and went bad next day again. 

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2011 Buick LaCrosse 4dr Sedan

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

61000 mi Whine was heard from drivetrain. Dealer determined and replaced the prop shaft bearing under warrenty. 

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2010 Buick LaCrosse 4dr Sedan

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

35000 mi Transmission not shifting correctly.  
39000 mi While accelerating from a stop and turning right the right front wheel feels like it wobbles. 

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2009 Buick LaCrosse 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

3658 mi Replaced input shaft clutch to fix shudder on startup. Not totally successful. 
6076 mi Replace input shaft clutch in transmission for 2nd time to fix shudder. Apparently successful (different dealer). 

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2007 Buick LaCrosse 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

18700 mi This car continues to impress. Oil change and tire rotation have been the only services done to this Lacrosse. I just averaged 30.1 mpg's on a recent 1900 mile trip on mostly 10% Ethanol gas. Non ethanol gas gives 3 to 4 more miles per gallon.. 

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2006 Buick LaCrosse 4dr Sedan

240-horsepower 3.6L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

37460 mi Replaced Leaking Front Left Axle Seal 
58571 mi

C $186
Replace Transmission Cooling Line 

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