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2013 Buick Encore repairs by problem area

Engine (44%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (11%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (11%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (0%)

Other (0%)

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2013 Buick Encore repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (11%)

$100 - $499 (44%)

< $100 (44%)

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Chart based on 9 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2013 Buick Encore 4dr SUV

turbocharged 138hp 1.4L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Buick Encore in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2017 - Jun 2018
Aug 2017

13000 mi

US $170
Replaced 
Buick Encore in South Carolina, United States
May 2016 - Jun 2018
Jul 2017

39000 mi

US $250
Sunroof glass shattered upon impact at 70 mph with a rock kicked up by a panel truck. Easily replaced with used glass from Chevy Trax, just four screws and careful alignment. 
Buick Encore in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2014 - Jul 2018
Nov 2016

69500 mi

C $200
Emission system valve at fuel tank. 
Nov 2017

88567 mi

C $100
switched from my well worn OEM tires to my winter set and the dealer reported that the car steering was pulling - it didn't have that problem beforehand. They did an alignment and it was still pulling. After doing some research they came up with a bulletin 15-NA-015 recommending to "Clear Active Pull Compensation Limits From Power Steering Control Module" 
Jun 2018

101680 mi

C $90
Wipers jamming, dealer claimed it was due to pine sap - see later repair. 
Jul 2018

102300 mi

C $600
Wiper transport mechanism was jamming. Replaced the mechanism and, since the system was disassembled, the motor. 
Buick Encore in Oregon, United States
May 2014 - Dec 2016
Dec 2016

35000 mi
Tubocharger had to replaced do to a seal leaking into the water cooling system. 
Buick Encore in New York, United States
Mar 2014 - Jun 2018
Oct 2014

7200 mi
ignition switch 

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2013 Buick Encore 4dr SUV

turbocharged 138hp 1.4L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Buick Encore in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2014 - Jun 2018
Aug 2017

66000 mi
Clogged catalytic converter, required replacement 

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2013 Buick Encore Repair Histories

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