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Buick Rendezvous Problems and Repair Histories

Don't infer Buick Rendezvous 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 Rendezvous repairs by problem area

29% of the Buick Rendezvous repairs were to the engine, 21% to the transmission, 7% to the brakes, 29% to the suspension, 4% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 4% to the body and trim, and 7% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 28 repairs.

Buick Rendezvous repair cost distribution

Of the Buick Rendezvous repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 11% cost less than $100, 52% between $100 and $499, 22% between $500 and $999, and 15% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 27 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.

2006 Buick Rendezvous

Engine not specified

Buick Rendezvous in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2011 105000    
106000 100 Versatrak fluid changed in differential and transfer case resolved noise. Manual does not recommend changing but others who have changed broken down fluid also report resolution of noise. Some shops wanted to replace differential. 

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2006 Buick Rendezvous 4dr SUV

195-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Buick Rendezvous in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2011 103000    
122000 2100 Transmission internal seals began to leak, causing poor shifts. Transmission was rebuilt, using all new parts. 
144000 300 bad RF wheel bearing. Replaced both wheel bearing assemblies. 
Buick Rendezvous in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2012 83000    
84000 280 EGR Valve needed to be replaced. Valve was replaced and two weeks later code came back on. Mechanic said it would be a continued problem with this vehicle 
84000 200 EGR code continued to come on. A "screen" was put on EGR valve to prevent further carbon deposits from entering 
Buick Rendezvous in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2011 57660    
65720 563 Replace both ends, align Replace right rear seal 
71920 120 GM computer recommendation to replace ABS sensor etc. for many hundreds of dollars. Light came on after startup with first right turn proving to me that it was sensor cable ($24). Replaced broken cable. 
76260  

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2006 Buick Rendezvous 4dr SUV

195-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic AWD

Buick Rendezvous in Missouri, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
155 Passenger side axle seal leak; replaced the axle seal 
350 passenger side rear hub bearing worn and needs to be replaced. Haven't made up my mind about where to get it done. 
150000 900 The rear hub bearing was changed. Both the front rotors and brake pads were changed. 
150000 232  

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2003 Buick Rendezvous 4dr SUV

185-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Buick Rendezvous in West Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2012 100000    
100000 2000 you should have record at gmc what they done i have had 8 wheel bearings tie rod brakes gas tank they abs all wheel drive disable light still after the 2000.00 is still jumping out on the hill to my house whats up with the wheel bearings. 
141000 3800 they decided not to charge me for the latest info. after spending 3000.00 on other repairs to fix the traction, they find the transaxle is shot. now they want 3800.00 more for the part i am so done with buick bib gray 
182000  
Buick Rendezvous in Maryland, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2013 139000    
140000 90 Window clips broke. Window fell down into door. Clips replaced. 
140000  
Buick Rendezvous in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Front driver side wheel bearing 
0 Head gasket replacement 
500 Front driver side wheel bearing 
2000 Transmission replacement 
103540 1163 Replaced leaking upper plenum and intake gaskets. (Also replaced plugs, wires, serpentine belt, new coolant and tensioner at same time)  
106640 340 Broken water pump. 
 
Buick Rendezvous in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 77500    
78120 500 Left front wheel hub/bearing 
81840 700 window regulator replaced 
95660 1000 thermostat failed. 
96560 500 Trans shifting hard. change fuel filter, plugs, and clean throttle body. 
102920  

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