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2008 Buick Enclave repairs by problem area

Engine (16%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (10%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (21%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (30%)

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

Other (8%)

Chart based on 868 repairs.
See TSBs and recalls for the 2008 Buick Enclave.

2008 Buick Enclave repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (7%)

$500 - $999 (12%)

$100 - $499 (27%)

< $100 (50%)

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Chart based on 322 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2008 Buick Enclave

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Buick Enclave in Michigan, United States
Feb 2012 - Aug 2012
Feb 2012

74000 mi

US $850
Replace Sway bars 
Mar 2012

75000 mi
Apparent failure of Pressure sensor in the Transmission Control Module (P0752). CEL and transmission went into limp mode, second and reverse only. GM has issued a service bulletin for this failure mode. 
Jun 2012

81000 mi
Another transmission rebuild. Repairing dlr stated that the dlr who did last repair (10k iles ago) didn't do it correctly 
Buick Enclave in California, United States
Mar 2008 - Mar 2010
Jul 2008

5000 mi
Headphone and remote control for DVD player were not working--free to replace, dealership ordered replacements, but we still have not received them 
Oct 2008

10000 mi

US $120
Air bag fix light was turning on--fixed electrical connection for light--nothing wrong with the air bag 
Buick Enclave in Colorado, United States
Aug 2007 - Mar 2010
Sep 2007 When I turn to the left...it makes a rubbing sound on the front tires. It is either the wheel base or suspension. They said it was not a safety issue...but it is doing it more frequently so I am taking it in again this week. 
Oct 2007

2000 mi
They could not duplicate the scraping and was not sure what would be making it. 

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2008 Buick Enclave 4dr SUV

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

Buick Enclave in California, United States
May 2008 - Mar 2011
Oct 2008

26000 mi
One seat track replaced. Second seat track has been ordered to be replaced later. Replaced interior steering column assembly. Since the part has been replaced, the right turn signal return mechanism does not work. Back to the shop. 
Feb 2009

31000 mi
Finally replaced seat track satisfactorily. New problem included damaged turn signal canceling mechanism in steering wheel. That was damaged during steering column replacement. Part on order. part damaged during steering column replacement. Discovered after vehicle left dealership. Complaint of power steering pump noise when turning steering wheel. Check revealed air in the lines due to small power steering fluid leak. Dealer repaired leak and replenished fluid level. Noise is gone. 
May 2009

36000 mi
Turn signal mechanism replaced. repair successful. rotated tires while in service. 
May 2010

57000 mi
Transmission fluid leak has been ongoing but very slow. I had to allow the leak to build in order for the technician to find it. Replaced passenger side output shaft seal under warranty. No more leaks. I paid to flush transmission.  
Oct 2010

67000 mi

US $100
Check engine light illiuminated. no drivebility issues noted. Dealership noted failed air scheduling valve failed to open. Part ordered then received. Part then installed. Customer kept car during parts ordering. 
Buick Enclave in North Carolina, United States
Jan 2008 - Jun 2015
Oct 2008

5000 mi
Trim around rear tail light coming off - new light ordered under warranty 
Dec 2008

6000 mi
Squeak from master cylinder when depressing brake pedal - taking in for TSB of changing out brake fluid. 
Jan 2009

7000 mi
Traction Control and Stabilitrak lights on - vehicle lurching when driving - found wire near fuse box making contact with clips that was shorting out - this was repair and repositioned - problem fixed. 
Aug 2010

25800 mi
Two problems - driver's mirror will not set properly when using programming buttons (1&2). It acts as if it has a mind of its own when the next driver gets in and moves the seat using memory buttons. Other problem - squeaking brake pedal. 
Jan 2011

20300 mi
Driver's side-view mirror would not program to position with seat programming. 
Jun 2011

35000 mi
Navigation would repeatedly have a disc read error and screen would be "blue". After 2 software updates that were unsuccessful, a new head unit was ordered. Armrest squeaked when pressure put on it. New one ordered. 
Dec 2011

43000 mi
Rattle clunk in front - both struts replaced CD player wouldn't play certain discs - dealer replaced head unit. Squeaking rubbing when pushing brake pedal. Told it was master cylinder, which was replaced. Found vehicle still making sound today and will need to return to shop in future for reassessment. OnStar indicated a problem with brake booster sensor. This was diagnosed further at dealer and replaced. 
Aug 2012

51700 mi
Rear seal of transmission replaced as it was leaking; wave plate replaced. 
Dec 2012

56000 mi
Water pump began leaking; took it in and had pump replaced under warranty. 
Sep 2014

87000 mi

US $1400
The valve body in the transmission had to be replaced. The vehicle was hesitating to go into drive - and then began only going into first gear without changing to second, etc. Limped it to dealership under its own power. 
May 2015

99000 mi

US $700
Left front axle/CV joint leaking and making lots of popping sounds when turning. Had both sides replaced. 
Jun 2015

99000 mi

US $500
Rear latch assembly had to be replaced. Wouldn't open rear lift gate. 
Buick Enclave in California, United States
Mar 2008 - Jun 2018
Nov 2008

11000 mi
Transmission needed reflashed per TSB but dealer did not know how to perform reflash. Suggested that we take it to another Buick dealer when we are in a larger city (this is a city of 600,000)! 
Mar 2011

41000 mi
A canister in the AC system cracked and let all coolant escape. 
Mar 2012

61000 mi

US $200
Steering gear and steering pump were both leaking. Both replaced. 
May 2013

74000 mi

US $200
Noisy fuel pump Replace two engine mounts 
Feb 2015

85000 mi

US $200
AC low on freon. System recharged, could not find leak, added dye. 
Jun 2017

91000 mi

US $200
Replace Master Cylinder Replace water pump Replace module for backup camera 
Buick Enclave in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2008 - Jun 2018
Jul 2008

11780 mi
Rear lift gate switch defective and had to be replaced. 
Mar 2011

30380 mi
Rear sunroof leaking 
Jun 2011

31620 mi
Both front stabilizer links worn in pivots and noisy 
Apr 2014

49080 mi
replace power steering pump and gear 
Jun 2017

66960 mi

C $5
DRL on left side needed replacing. Took about 30 minutes. Had to loosen the inner fender for access. 
Jul 2017

66960 mi

C $325
Muffler needed replacement 
Jun 2018

73160 mi

C $125
Replaced the battery 
Buick Enclave in Texas, United States
Jul 2008 - Mar 2010
Nov 2008

9000 mi
Airbag malfunction. Repaired within 4 hours. Airbag malfunction. Repaired within 4 hours. 
Buick Enclave in Georgia, United States
Feb 2009 - Mar 2010
Jul 2009

19000 mi
drivers side mirror didn't move smoothly. required entire housing and mirror to be replaced. 
Sep 2009

19000 mi
Side mirror did not operate well. 
Buick Enclave in Ohio, United States
Aug 2008 - Jun 2018
Sep 2011

20000 mi
left rear shock leaking oil. replaced as warranty claim power steering pump replace under warranty. 
Dec 2012

30000 mi

US $200
sunroof leak caused "short" to electrical system. key was stuck in ignition doorlocks would not allow door opening with me inside vehicle. jump started vehicle to open doors. dealer paid 3rd party to clean out drain tubes. removed wind defl 
Mar 2015

45000 mi

US $65
sunroof leak due to plugged drains. unplugged drains and re-engineered. 
Nov 2015

53900 mi

US $329
Fuseblock replaced due to corrosion from leaky sunroof. water leak caused possible short in fuse block; repeated discharge of battery required battery replacement. sunroof drains unclogged for the third time. 7 year old battery replaced 
Mar 2016

56000 mi

US $2400
3-5-R clutch waveplate replaced "leaking steering gear" as diagnosed by service manager. charged $1011.00 even though engine was out of car. there were no warning signs of this leak. no spots on driveway, etc. front timing cover leaking fluid. charged $697 even though engine was out of car. no warning signs, no spots on driveway, etc. replaced front struts. one was leaking so they said they had to replace both. i think they broke it when they dropped engine cradle. no warning signs, no fluid 
Buick Enclave in Michigan, United States
May 2008 - Jun 2017
Jul 2012

49800 mi
Rattle from clock in the IP. Rattle during rough road. 
Sep 2013

70000 mi
Water pump broke. Dealer fixed it for free even though it was 70,000 miles. 
May 2015

96300 mi

US $100
No AC coolant fluid 
Sep 2015

102000 mi

US $650
Shocks worn out. No fluid left. Replaced both front shocks. Slippage Noise in steering gear during parking turne 
Feb 2016

109000 mi

US $530
Throttle body sensor bad. Replaced throttle body sensor. 
Buick Enclave in Texas, United States
May 2008 - Apr 2012
Nov 2008

4000 mi
Air bag light came on and stayed on. Dealer discovered electrical harness under seat caused connection to come loose when seat was moved back and forth. Rerouted harness and wires. 
Buick Enclave in Maryland, United States
Jan 2008 - May 2018
Apr 2008

1000 mi
Check Engine light came on. Took to shop as soon as possible (2 days). Light reset and codes cleared when shop started vehicle. Check Engine light came on. Diagnostics said camshaft position sensor error. TSB calls for replacing camshaft and head. Parts ordered. 
May 2008

2000 mi
Enclave returned to shop to have faulty camshaft replaced. Power steering pump was damaged during previous repair trip. Pump made a loud noise and power steering did not work reliably. Pump replaced. 
Oct 2010

28000 mi
Steering "clunking" primarily in cold weather after the car had been parked for several hours or more. Replaced rack and pinion per TSB. 
Feb 2013

54000 mi

US $1000
Power Steering pump end seal and high-pressure hose to steering rack leaking. Replaced steering rack and pump. Roof Leaked. Drain lines kinked/clogged. 
Aug 2013

59600 mi

US $100
Right side-view mirror stopped working 
Jul 2015

73300 mi

US $380
AC drain clogged, caused condensate to back up into front blower motor, shorting it out. Blower moter replaced and drain cleaned. 
Jun 2016

80000 mi

US $250
A/C no t blowing cold. Refrigerant recharged. 
Dec 2016

85000 mi

US $141
Replaced worn left front sway bar link. 
Mar 2017

88200 mi

US $250
Left Tie-rod end replaced. 
Jul 2017

89000 mi

US $725
Replace brake pads and front rotors 
Buick Enclave in California, United States
Dec 2007 - Sep 2015
Aug 2011

34200 mi
In extreme heat, the A/C was blowing only hot air. Drove to the dealer, while problem existed & mechanic diagnosed that the air compressor was not working. No leaks were found. 
Jan 2015

35300 mi

US $4400
I was close to home when my car was slow to respond after being at a stop sign. I had three stop signs to get home and each time, it was very slow to respond. After I got it home, could not put the car into gear at all. 
Buick Enclave in Minnesota, United States
Nov 2007 - Sep 2011
Aug 2008

6000 mi
Rear right door must be slammed shut. 
Sep 2008

6000 mi
Seems to have been repaired. 
May 2010

21000 mi
Refrigerant leaks out of A/C. Very small leak. Put dye into system and will bring car back at end of June to see if leak can be found. 
Jun 2010

21000 mi
Found leak. Ordered new compressor. Installed same. Everything now OK. 
Sep 2010

23000 mi
Auto door locks & remote start wouldn't work. Car kept for over 24 hrs for replacement parts to arrive. Installed new parts - works OK now. 
Aug 2011

29200 mi
AC clutch BO. Compressor replaced. 
Buick Enclave in Florida, United States
Nov 2007 - Sep 2013
Jul 2009

24000 mi
Sunroof leak 
Sep 2013

86000 mi
Would have kept it but had incident of engine feeling like running on 5 cylinders. Checked it out and determined I might have the 2008 tranny problems. 
Buick Enclave in Ohio, United States
Oct 2007 - Apr 2013
Jan 2008

4000 mi
Transmission reflash and front tire well replacement. 
Apr 2008

8000 mi
Master cylinder squeek. 
Jul 2008

13000 mi
Transmission reflash. 
Aug 2009

26000 mi
Strut mounts were replaced.  Body molding was reattached on passenger side. 
Dec 2010

41000 mi
noise on steering 
Mar 2011

44000 mi
steering module replaced 
Dec 2011

52000 mi
water pump failed, head gaskets replaced 
Apr 2013

68000 mi
Needed AC repairs. Needed steering repairs. 
Buick Enclave in Oklahoma, United States
Oct 2007 - Mar 2010
Jan 2008

1000 mi
Clank/clunk in front end of car. 
Apr 2008

2000 mi
TSB to repair clunk. TSB reprogramed EBCM 
Buick Enclave in California, United States
Nov 2007 - Mar 2010
Jan 2008

2000 mi
Check engine light came on due to false reading of camshaft position. 
Buick Enclave in Arizona, United States
Mar 2008 - Jun 2011
Jun 2009

40000 mi
Clunking when turning steering wheel left and right while parked and car running. Replaced part of steering shaft under warranty. 
Sep 2009

45000 mi
Clunking in steering column when turning wheel. 
Buick Enclave in Florida, United States
Nov 2007 - Oct 2010
Jul 2010

24000 mi
Exterior temperature sensor 
Buick Enclave in Michigan, United States
Dec 2007 - Mar 2010
Feb 2008

1000 mi
Reflash of transmission shift points. 
Aug 2008

5000 mi
Transmission flash. Hood open warning in DIC. Replaced hood latch. 
Buick Enclave in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2007 - Sep 2018
Oct 2010

37200 mi
Air bag sensor replaced, as per warning message on dash. 
May 2011

45880 mi

C $50
Lubricated sticky calipers 
Feb 2012

54220 mi

C $300
Power steering pump cooler was replaced, as it was leaking. 
Mar 2013

66960 mi

C $300
Replaced bad wheel bearing successfully. 
Sep 2015

114080 mi

C $400
Muffler replaced after 184,000 km 
May 2016

123320 mi

C $400
Broken engine mount replaced. 
Dec 2016

130820 mi

C $700
Replace electric latch for rear lift gate. 
Dec 2017

145700 mi

C $80
Tire pressure sensor replaced 
Buick Enclave in Puerto Rico
Feb 2008 - Mar 2012
Jul 2009

13000 mi
wire in the air bag or to the air bag was pinched and had to be replaced. 
Jun 2011

30000 mi
Clogged air condition drainage, flooded AC motor 
Jan 2012 Sunroof drainage clogged caused leak thru sunroof 
Buick Enclave in New Jersey, United States
Jan 2008 - Dec 2012
Mar 2011

15000 mi
water leak down "a" pillar to floor near parking brake pedal. Dealer cleared drain tube(s) for sunroof and re-sealed the tube connections 
Buick Enclave in New Jersey, United States
Jan 2008 - Jan 2010
Feb 2008 All gauges on instrument panel went out of range and were not responsive. The car fixed iteself after 2 days in the shop, dealer could find the problem. 
Mar 2008

1000 mi
CEL is on, dealer ordered many parts, still waiting. CEL comes and goes on its own. 
Apr 2008

2000 mi
Floating cams. 
May 2008

3000 mi
Parts ordered for second cam replacement. Still waiting for them in October. 
Oct 2008

6000 mi
After 10 days in the shop (different dealer) vehicle was picked and driven without the CEL for 4 days. It is back in the shop since last week( 5 days now). More parts were ordered. 
Nov 2008

6000 mi
CEL came on again, same error code, car back for another 3 weeks and seems fine now. Loud humming/whining noise during stops or at idle. Power steering pump replaced, noise subsided but is not completely gone. Also, now hear some knocking sounds during turns 
Jan 2009

7000 mi
Ordered the wrong part. Going back next week.  
Feb 2009

8000 mi
Noise steering wheel problem - replaced power steering pump and rack assembly. 
Nov 2009

13000 mi
Leak from sunroof, clogged tubes were cleaned 
Buick Enclave in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2008 - Jun 2018
Feb 2009

3100 mi
Reflash of transmission control module to update to more aggressive shift partern which holds the lower gear longer for better acceleration 
May 2009

8060 mi
Tach and Speedo needles no longer lit and could not be seen against black background at night - Instrument cluster needed to be replaced 
Mar 2010

29760 mi
-drivers seatbelt guide is being worn (cut) by seatbelt  
Jun 2010

32860 mi
Noise and vibration when turning in steering column. Repair replaced steering gear, steering rack and all steering fluid. 
Apr 2011

48360 mi
worn stabilizers causing front suspension to make noise - replaced under warranty and problem corrected 
Mar 2013

75020 mi
Vehicle developed leak while on road trip to Florida. Brought to Dealer for diagnosis as temperature gauge started to climb day after arrival. Dealer replaced water pump under warranty 
Jul 2013

81220 mi

C $200
Steering pump was failing and vehicle was difficult to steer when parking. No leak present. Found steering gear warn and replaced steering gear, steering pump and front rack. Cost was $1,800 but have extended warranty with $200 deductible 
Nov 2014

98580 mi

C $3000
Noticeable slipping shifting into 3rd and slightly into 5th. Lurching when in reverse. Replace 3-5-Rev housing,sun gear,control solenoid assembly, replace all necessary pistons, seals and gaskets 
Jun 2015

106020 mi

C $1250
Right front strut failure. Replace both front struts and mounting plates and rubber 
Jul 2017

126480 mi

C $2700
left and right front axles and CV joints,  left rear wheel bearing,  front brake rotors 
Apr 2018

130820 mi

C $60
replace evap purge valve as vehicle would not start immediately when filed with gas. Self diagnosis with code reader and watch Youtube video to learn what to repair and it myself 
May 2018

132060 mi

C $350
A/C not blowing cold air, purged system, tested for leaks (none found) and recharge system 
Buick Enclave in Texas, United States
Feb 2014 - Sep 2018
May 2015

70000 mi

US $600
oil leak 
Apr 2017

82200 mi

US $850
Passenger airbag seat weight sensor malfunction. 
Mar 2018

92000 mi

US $180
Fuel pump 
Sep 2018

98000 mi

US $180
Replacement of front driver and passenger lower control arms. 
Buick Enclave in Texas, United States
Jul 2015 - Dec 2015
Dec 2015

82000 mi

US $240
The Purge valve had to be replaced Had to replace the Passenger side engine mount. Cost on this portion was $560. Total coast with taxes was $788 
Buick Enclave in Alberta, Canada
Nov 2007 - Jan 2013
Sep 2012

57040 mi

C $123
Recharge Air Conditioning 
Buick Enclave in Indiana, United States
- Nov 2011
Nov 2011

57000 mi

US $100
replaced stabilizer links for creaking noise over small bumps. 
Buick Enclave in New York, United States
May 2014 - Oct 2017
Jun 2014

65000 mi

US $75
Passenger mirror would retract but not fold back out. Dealer order new mirror and motor for mirror. Broken coil spring in rear of vehicle. 
Jul 2017

82000 mi

US $250
3rd time a.c. was recharged and dye test performed. System leaks to slow for dealer to detect where leak is so extended warranty will not cover repair until the leak can be located. I have had to do this every summer since ownership. 
Oct 2017

84000 mi

US $1400
Master cylinder replaced and was leaking into boot.  Also rear upper rocker bar replaced. 
Buick Enclave in Illinois, United States
Oct 2007 - May 2013
Aug 2011

49000 mi

US $300
Steering wheel squeaked when turning at low speed. Steering rack leaking and replaced under warranty. 
Jun 2012

56000 mi

US $500
coil packs bad 
Buick Enclave in Texas, United States
Apr 2017 - May 2017
May 2017

99000 mi

US $350
Wave plate 
Buick Enclave in Texas, United States
Aug 2013 - Oct 2013
Oct 2013

60000 mi

US $4800
Transmission blew on a back road in Oklahoma with only 60000 miles on car. It is the result of a known issue with the 2008 Enclave--a defective wave plate. Transmission so damaged, it could not be rebuilt. 
Buick Enclave in Texas, United States
Oct 2015 - Feb 2017
Nov 2016

178000 mi

US $4560
worn cv joints bad tie rods timing belt and other problems 
Buick Enclave in Virginia, United States
Oct 2015 - Oct 2016
Oct 2015

51000 mi

US $2000
Due to skylight leak entire fuse box, multiple relay and circuit boards replaced/ 
Buick Enclave in South Carolina, United States
Nov 2013 - Dec 2013
Nov 2013

108000 mi

US $2000
Leak in master cylinder Timing chain stretched. GM covered most of this repair. 
Buick Enclave in Michigan, United States
Jun 2010 - Jul 2014
Dec 2010

52000 mi
Replaced water pump. 
Buick Enclave in Florida, United States
Jul 2010 - Sep 2010
Jan 2010

45000 mi
Airbag sensor replaced. 
Aug 2010

54000 mi

US $1350
Replaced condenser coil for leak. Replaced condenser coil for leak  
Buick Enclave in Arkansas, United States
Jun 2009 - Jun 2011
Jul 2009

23000 mi
Both rear door seals were loose and were both replaced. Heat coming out of driver side vents with A/C off or on - found hvac had loose connection at module; replaced connection - problem still happening, going to take it back in. passenger side mirror and seat heater didn't work; found passenger door module bad -> replaced; everything working fine. 
Oct 2009

29000 mi
heat coming out of vents when a/c on. they reprogammed the hvac system. roof vent was leaking on driver side, behind driver seat. second time we took it in. first time they trimmed the drainage tube. this did not fix the issue. this time they repaired by sealing the leak with silicone. driver side door rubbing...door sagging slightly. dealer aligned door. problem went away but is back. will need to return to the shop. 
Buick Enclave in North Carolina, United States
May 2010 - Jul 2014
Jan 2011

97000 mi
When turning steering wheel, it makes a popping noise. Part was ordered but they received wrong part. Part was reordered so repair is not done as of yet. 
Feb 2011

98200 mi
They replaced the steering. It was going out when brake was pressed and turning. This fixed the problem. 
Buick Enclave in Florida, United States
May 2009 - Jun 2011
Jun 2009

19000 mi
Leaking sunroof. Replacment of sunroof. 
Jan 2010

37200 mi
Air bag light on. Repaired loose wire connection under seat. 
Buick Enclave in Wisconsin, United States
Jan 2009 - Jul 2014
Aug 2010

72200 mi

US $263
There was a knocking noise present in the front ends over bumps, the sway bar links needed to be replaced. Replaced with links that can be greased...NOT what was on the car originally. 
Sep 2013

133000 mi

US $2017
Power steering pump replaced,only had assist under high RPM'S.(This was an extremely hazardous situation,that suddenly occurred while turning in an intersection. NO RECALL?!)Steering rack-leaking from end seals.Flush power steering system. 
Jun 2014

140000 mi

US $580
Sunroof track full of water & not draining out. Head liner was lowered & front sunroof drains cleared out. Front seats & carpeting needed to be removed to dry out all of the water. 
Jul 2014

140000 mi
Transmission started slipping.Refused to go into Reverse a few times.Check engine light came on,after car downshifted into a lower gear by itself after I came off a freeway exit ramp.Service dept reset the check engine light&I TRADED it in! 
Buick Enclave in Texas, United States
Oct 2007 - Mar 2010
May 2008

9000 mi
Software re-flash shifting adjustment from TSB. 
Buick Enclave in Illinois, United States
Nov 2010 - Jul 2013
Dec 2010

50000 mi
Told dealer about noise in vehicle when turning. Dealer replaced power steering pump. Now the vehicle made a loud whirring noise. Problem with cam shaft, had to install some kind of shims. When picked up vehicle 5 days later, the engine light went on again. Vehicle would not accelerate properly after cam shaft fix. While driving back to dealer, oil light came on. I pulled over immediately. Engine was blown. Dealer replaced engine. Running good now except for noise when I turn on an incline. 
Nov 2012

84600 mi

US $500
The amplifier went out and was making a noise so loud, you could hear it 100 feet away. It was horrible. It was not safe to drive until it was fixed. 
Buick Enclave in Minnesota, United States
Sep 2011 - Jun 2018
Mar 2012

71000 mi
Vibration at 1000 rpm. Front engine mount leaking and was replaced. Code P0366 exhaust CMP Sensor performance Bank 1. camshaft position sensor sending incorrect values to ECM. Part replaced. Clunking in steering wheel when turning. Replaced I-Shaft Vibration in exhaust at 1000 rpm. Dealer contacted TAC. No fix for exhaust drone Squeaking in steering column when turning. Tech found noise coming from boot where steering shaft passes through the body. Tech realigned boot. 
Jun 2012

75000 mi

US $300
Squeaks when turning steering wheel. Replaced power steering rack assy (#20964165), bled system, flushed with Dexron 6, performed front end alignment. Cost was covered by previously purchased service contract (a.k.a. extended warranty ) 
Sep 2012

78000 mi

US $206
Thumping noise occured in front suspension when driving over slight bumps. The bushings in the front 2 sway bar links were worn. Part number 20905104 $48.77 each. Service manager said they were poorly designed. 
Jul 2015

109500 mi
3.5.R Wave plate was cracked and spread metal all through the transmission. Replaced wave plate, piston, clutch steel, housing and seals 
Jan 2016

106800 mi

US $729
Service airbag light on; diagnosed as needing GM part number 255954278 Module Kit, which detects the presence of a front seat passenger. 
Jun 2016

119000 mi

US $186
Evaporation Purge Valve failed, check engine light came on, scan tested Po496. Replaced valve part number 12611801. Part cost $43.02 Labor $143.53 
Jan 2017

127000 mi
Headlight not working; replaced both headlights Power steering pump failed 
Buick Enclave in California, United States
Jun 2014 - Sep 2017
Jun 2014

25000 mi
Engine and Stailitrak lights. Dealer forwarded both engine heads to a machine shop for repair. All valves on left side were also replaced. GM initially paid $1400. Successfully sued GM in small claims court for $1851. 
Buick Enclave in North Carolina, United States
May 2014 - Nov 2014
May 2014

81000 mi
Water pump required replacing after dealer replaced in March. Instrument cluster light went out; engine temp and fuel level gauges unable to be read in dark 
Jul 2014

83000 mi

US $200
Replaced broken head gasket 
Aug 2014

84000 mi
Head gasket replaced in engine Car would not drive above 20 mph, took in to dealer and they fixed after a week with no charge. Transmission replaced December 2013 under extended warranty. 
Nov 2014

89000 mi
Instrument cluster lights went out, making bottom part of instruments dark (including gas gauge) but readable. Did not repair as did not impact performance of the vehicle. 
Buick Enclave in Alabama, United States
Jun 2012 - Nov 2013
Jul 2012

29500 mi
Passenger seat airbags not active when in use 
May 2013

37100 mi
Passenger air bag light does not turn on when in use 
Buick Enclave in New Jersey, United States
Jun 2011 - Jun 2014
Jul 2012

34300 mi
Wave plate failure. 3-5-R waveplate. 
Jan 2014

32300 mi
Steering chatter - had to purge P/S rack with new fluid and bleed out air in system 
Buick Enclave in Missouri, United States
Nov 2008 - Jan 2012
Feb 2009

46000 mi
Heated seat switch sticks "on" Power steering wheel will not work in temps below 25 degrees. Drivers seat feels loose. Front seatbelts cutting into trim. Rear coat hook will not retract and headliner pulling away. A/C Compressor makes a grumble noise at slow speeds. Seat trim arround center bucket seat will not stay on. Reflash transmission to improve shifts. Engine takes a lot of throttle to get the vehicle moving in cold weather. Reprogram engine control. Rattle in front end on bumps. RF sunvisor trim fell off. 
Mar 2009

48000 mi
Dealer replaced switch. Dealer replaced seat motor. Dealer replaced parts. New coat hook installed. Dealer replaced bushing. A/C still making noise at low speeds. It was too cold for A/C to kick in so dealer could not verify problem. Power tilt-telescope wheel will not work below 25 degrees. Dealer could not duplicate problem. Second time in for this. 
Apr 2009

49000 mi
During previous repair, it was discovered that the headliner was off-center and had dirty fingerprints on it. Also the inside trim at the windshield was not installed correctly leaving a one inch gap at the dash. A/C Compressor makes a grumble noise at slow speeds. Power tilt-telescope wheel will not work below 25 degrees. Vehicle pulls to the right on roads with a crown in them. Pull is severe on high crowned roads. 
May 2009

49000 mi
A/C compressor still making a growl noise at low speeds. Part orderd. Installed "muffler" into A/C line. Seems to have finaly fixed this problem. 
Jun 2011

83000 mi

US $50
Service Airbag light on, Recall. Steering Noise, P/S Rack replaced. Dealer Damaged CV boot durring P/S Rack repair. A/C will not work in very hot weather, reflash HVAC computer DVD inop, dealer replaced radio/dvd/nav unit. Pass seat recliner noisy, replace seat assy. Inside rear hatch switch intermittent. Replace switch. Stumble/hesitation at times when moving away from stoplight or stopsign. Not repaired, still does it. Dealer unable to fix/replicate. Tilt/Telescope Steering column inoperative in cold weather. Has done this since new. Dealer cant fix. Water Pump leaking, replaced. 
Buick Enclave in California, United States
Dec 2007 - Jun 2018
Jun 2008

5000 mi
Transmission leak detected by independent shop during routine oil change. Install new transmission seal(s). 
May 2009

17000 mi
An independent repair shop noticed a very leaky rear strut & suggested I take it to the dealer for repair. So, I took it to the dealer, they saw the leaky strut and ordered a new one. An independent shop told me about a Tech. Bulletin affecting the front strut mounts & a rubbing noise that was identical to what I was hearing in the front end. Dealer said they could not replicate the sound & knew nothing of the technical bulletin. Rear strut was replaced with parts ordered on previous trip to dealer. I errored in my previous report for this problem. On last trip (when no repairs were made, only parts ordered), the car was in the shop for only 1 day, not 3. On previous trip I brought in a copy of the Tech.Bulletin I rec'd from independent shop. Upon seeing this bulletin, the dealer scheduled me for repairs, which is what this visit was for. Pull strap latch on middle row seats (to lower back rests) was not working. 
Nov 2009

22000 mi
Car had oil leak. Dealer examined it, admitted problem exists & told me to come back Monday for repairs. Later that day, I received a phone call - they needed to order parts. They did not call me to inform me parts were in. I had to do followup calls. Dealer replaced parts needed to correct oil leak. Problem has not returned to date. 
Jun 2010

30000 mi
Service Air Bag light keeps coming on. Problem came back after one week. Now I must take the car back in for the same problem. 
Nov 2011

53000 mi
Noticed fluid leaking from left front wheel/brake area. Took it into dealer who said it needed a new part in the brake area that was causing the leak. Had to bring car back in for the repair at a later date when they received the parts. Parts were received by dealer and they made successful repair to front left wheel leak. Rear hatch motor was inoperable. Could only manually open rear hatch. 
Dec 2011

54000 mi
Dealer installed burnt out rear hatch motor. Rear hatch now works; problem solved. 
Oct 2012

69800 mi

US $106
rear lift gate struts failed 
Mar 2013

75000 mi

US $667
Alignment out front/rear wheels. Dealer sublet out previous alignments to other shop.Now needs alignment & all new tires again since they are prematurely worn & even though I bought them in 2011. Dealer gave us a "deal": $667. Not happy!!! 
Aug 2014

104000 mi

US $2200
gears don't shift properly, won't go beyond first gear. had to take it in and have electronic transmission harness replaced & reprogrammed. Cost was about $2000. 
Buick Enclave in Kansas, United States
Oct 2007 - Nov 2013
Oct 2013

55000 mi

US $25000
timing chains needed to be replaced right rear tire sensor went out 
Nov 2013

55000 mi
paint bubbling on hood-buick would NOT cover under warranty 
Buick Enclave in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2007 - Jul 2018
Sep 2007

1240 mi
Chrome trim around tail lights coming off. Another new Enclave at dealer showed same problem. The door on the on dash compartment very hard to open. 
Jan 2010

18600 mi
Drivers door dropped and wind noise was noticed. The door wasn't closing as it should either. The dealer did some adjusting and the wind noise is gone but the door closing is not as good as it should be. I may take it back again. 
May 2011

28700 mi
Leak in transmission cooler line. Replaced under warranty Power Steering cooler leaking. Replaced under warranty. 
Sep 2011

32860 mi
Replaced the glove box door(on the dash) and latch assembly. Left rear back up light replaced. Tailgate panel had to be removed to access the light assembly therefore I had the dealer replace the bulb (warranty). 
Jan 2012

27320 mi

C $132
Car in for semi annual maintenance. Dealer noticed water pump leaking. Repaired under warranty. 
Jun 2012

37820 mi

C $113
Hole in muffler 
Dec 2012

40920 mi

C $100
Two front speakers not working. These work with On Star including the phone. No speakers - no phone 
Jun 2014

50840 mi
Complete failure of transmission. Had vehicle towed to a GM dealer who did a complete rebuild. Extended warranty has expired so my cost was $3600.00 (discounted). That was a hard pill to swallow seeing the low mileage. 
Mar 2016

63240 mi

C $1000
re and re front struts 
Buick Enclave in Colorado, United States
Jun 2007 - Feb 2010
Aug 2007

1000 mi
engine and transmission reflash 
Apr 2008

7000 mi

US $65
ONSTAR WOULD NOT CONNECT. 
Sep 2008

12000 mi
Lift gate switch replaced, liftgate would not open from switch on outside of gate 
Buick Enclave in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2007 - Mar 2010
Sep 2007

620 mi
Paint defect in front right corner, needed to be touched up. Vehicle was ordered with tow package, dealer did not connect part of the wiring package for trailering package. I found in the manual at time of vehicle inspection. 
Oct 2007

1240 mi
Moulding around steering column had become loose and was rattling. fixed at the shop. TSB update that I found (not the dealer, in fact, they couldn't find it at all until I gave them the TSB#). Transmission has poor shifting, flash update but there will be another one, mark my words. 
Apr 2008

8680 mi
Trailer tow package did not have the 6 pin connector to the inside of the car. Dealer installed a different cable so that my brake controller would work. Dealer went above and beyond, GM not very helpful. 
Oct 2008

14880 mi

C $150
Trim on top of vehicle near the roof rack was popping up and not seated properly. new trim was ordered ahead of time, but needed to be painted before installation. 
Nov 2008

16120 mi
Trim was replaced by dealer. 
Buick Enclave in North Carolina, United States
Jun 2007 - Mar 2010
Aug 2007

2000 mi
Tire monitoring system notified of a problem in system. At dealer's, they also found that the wheels were not calibrated with the system ie. tire placement was not the sme as what the monitoring system said they should be. Tires were rotated and system Auto manufactured before the August 1 transmission software update. Had auto transmission re-computerized while in the shop for problem number 1. 
Jan 2009

17000 mi
Losing coolant. Discovered when oil changed. Two seals were replaced. 
Buick Enclave in Illinois, United States
Aug 2007 - Mar 2010
Sep 2007 Foot pad on emergency brake came off. Brake still works. Sales person tried to fix and could not. Was told to come back with an appt for service dept to take a look at. 
Feb 2008

8000 mi
Weather stripping from driver's side rear door needed replacing. It had become loose at the bottom. 
Apr 2008

11000 mi
Returned to have weather stripping replaced. 
Sep 2008

19000 mi
Drainage tubes from sunroof had to be replaced because the original parts were not long enough. Water leaked into the vehicle soaking the headliner, carpeting, and the airbag compartment in the bar between the driver's window and the front windshield. 
Buick Enclave in New York, United States
Aug 2007 - Sep 2011
Nov 2008

13000 mi
Rear door (tailgate) does not always close with remote or dash switch. It usually will start to close, then re-open. It must then be closed manually. 
Jan 2009

15000 mi
Service dealer (not where I purchased car) had to order parts for power tailgate. However...I was notified by the Service Department that this dealer is closing and I must bring the car to another GM dealer. No parts were ordered. 
Feb 2009

16000 mi
Dealer (where I purchased the car) found a loose connector for the rear hatch sensor. Repaired, no charge. Heated windshield washer system not working. Dealer states that it must be below 41 degrees to replicate. Temperature was above 41 when car was in shop. System not operable even at 15 degrees. Parts are not available since parts manufacturer has closed. 
Mar 2010

25000 mi
"Clunking" noise in front-end. 
Apr 2010

25710 mi
"Rattle" in front end. Tech discovered R/F worn stabilizer link.  R/F stabilizer link replaced. No charge. Covered by warranty. 
Mar 2011

34500 mi
Power steering making a "grinding" noise. Tech drained and refilled power-steering pump. Power steering was making a "growling" noise. Dealer drained and flushed and refilled power steering unit. Noise has been abated. No charge; covered under warranty. 
May 2011

34900 mi
Check engine light illuminated on hot day after extended stop & go. Temp gauge rose, but quickly returned to normal after AC turned off. OnStar performed diagnostic, advised to take to dealer. Dealer could not duplicate, said to return if happened again. 
Buick Enclave in Indiana, United States
Aug 2007 - Jun 2018
Apr 2009

28000 mi
Both left & right axle shaft seals were leaking. 
Aug 2009

37000 mi
Replaced both front sway bar links that were noisy. Right (pass) side showed more wear than the left. Radio will change stations by itself. Reflashed radio, but problem still exist, but does not seem to happen as often. Dealer seemed unsure of where to go from here. I will demand more of a solution as the warranty gets closer to ending. 
Sep 2009

38000 mi
Drivers side stabilizer link was worn and rattled. Dealer replaced both sides under warranty. I'm in the auto parts business and this is a part that should easily last at least 60000 miles before any signs of wear. 
May 2012

93300 mi
Transaxle seal(s) leaking at transfer case. Repaired under the 100,000 drivetrain warranty. 
Mar 2013

108000 mi

US $1300
Timing Chain(s) & Tensioner(s) Replacement. Some years we're granted a extended warranty (6yr-120000) miles, of course mine wasn't. I'm still waiting for GM to tell me why some we're granted the extension & why some we're not. 
Jun 2013

114000 mi
Second attempt to fix the air bag corrossion seat sensor recall. First attempt failed. 
Jul 2013

114700 mi
Third trip for airbag light, learned that have a different problem from the one covered by the recall, involving weight sensor in passenger seat. Intermittent, and airbag will deploy if needed. 
Jun 2014

124000 mi

US $3200
Transmission failure. Another victim of GM's famous transmission "wave plate" problem. No reverse and would not shift out of low gear. I believe that this is a known problem to GM but they are yet to step up. Replaced power steering pump. Another problem that is common on this vehicle and is known to GM. 
Jul 2015

133200 mi

US $260
replaced both outer tie rods and had vehicle aligned 
Dec 2016

146000 mi

US $300
Replaced blower motor & blower resister 
Jun 2017

149000 mi

US $390
Replaced 2 front strut assemblies 
Mar 2018

154000 mi

US $267
Replaced Muffler 
May 2018

156000 mi

US $100
Failed to start, tested and found bad battery, replaced battery 
Buick Enclave in Texas, United States
Oct 2007 - Jun 2018
Dec 2007

4000 mi
Plastic label on muffler started smoking, smelling. Dealer scraped off the label. Problem solved. 
Aug 2010

38000 mi
Noise and vibration turning steering wheel. Steering gear replaced. 
Jun 2016

98000 mi

US $500
Engine sensor failure activated check engine light. New sensor installed. 
Buick Enclave in California, United States
Jun 2007 - May 2010
Jun 2009

24000 mi
rear tailgate motor replaced, tailgate would not go up 
Apr 2010

36000 mi

US $20
drivers window attachment to arm broke 
Buick Enclave in Illinois, United States
Jul 2007 - Jun 2012
Jul 2010

8000 mi
Front HVAC blower stopped working, then started working. Dealer could not replicate but replaced motor anyway. Also completed Recall of Heated Washer system. 
Jun 2011

10000 mi
Brake pedal squeak -- knew about TSB to replace brake fluid, wanted to have repaired before orig warranty expires in August. 
Sep 2011

11000 mi
Mount for backup sensor broken from time Enclave delivered new. 
Buick Enclave in Louisiana, United States
Jun 2007 - Nov 2012
Jun 2009

21000 mi
sunroof leak Rattle on dashboard when vehicle reaches 60+ mph. Fixed "bubble" in applique on front passenger door. Weather stripping on rear driver door needed to be re-sealed. 
Jun 2011

44000 mi
The trim piece that surrounds the clock on the dash board came off. A replacement part was ordered.  
Jul 2011

44300 mi
The trim piece around the clock was replaced by the dealer. 
Mar 2012

50000 mi

US $108
The check engine light came on and the vehicle started making a revving noise when in motion. The transmission control module needed to be replaced. Hissing noise coming from engine compartment and AC not cooling. Mechanic added Freon but did not notice the noise. Also added dye to find a leak if needed. AC now cooling but noise continues (not as much as before). 
Apr 2012

50500 mi

US $950
Dye added to Freon in March indicated a leak in the air compressor. Replaced air compressor. 
Buick Enclave in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2008 - Jun 2011
Feb 2010

34100 mi
ignition coil replaced 
Mar 2010

34100 mi
Check engine light, check stablitrak and service traction control soon light on. When at dealer, no light on. 
Apr 2010

34400 mi
Misfiring on cylinder head 4. Replaced cylinder head 4. 
Jul 2010

35960 mi
Wipers moving too slow and on one speed only. 
Oct 2010

39060 mi
Transmission in wiper motor replaced. 
Dec 2010

39680 mi
Left side airbag sensor replaced 
Buick Enclave in Florida, United States
Jan 2008 - Mar 2010
Feb 2008

6626 mi
Dealer had to replace the left ( or front ) engine head, both heads were removed, left head and both camshafts were replaced due to 1/4 inch lose play in camshaft ends. GM took 25 days to get new head gasket to dealer to do repair. Check Engine light ... Engine torn completely to the block due to camshaft sensor code. Dealer says 1/4 inch movement in camshaft ends. This car went into dealers shop on Feb, 08,2008 this is now Feb,22,2008 dealer states he cannot obtain a new head gasket to complete engine re 
Mar 2008

10000 mi
Dealer replaced both camshafts and front head and gaskets. Parts had to be ordered dealer couldn't get parts for 25 days. Engine was torn down before parts were ordered resulting in car out of service for a total of 27 days. 
Buick Enclave in Arizona, United States
Aug 2007 - Oct 2015
Sep 2007

1000 mi
Reflashed the software for the transmission 
Aug 2008

7000 mi
Square knob for adjusting steering wheel(on steering column) fell off in my hand. Driver's seat would catch during fore and aft travel. Replaced broken square knob used to adjust steering wheel position. 
Dec 2011

41000 mi

US $500
Cooling system problem. 
Dec 2014

60000 mi
Replaced power steering pump to eliminate rubbing noise at low speed. This was a known problem and I just found out about the fix. It was totally covered by an extended warranty from Buick for this issue. 
Feb 2015

61000 mi

US $700
Bad strut. replaced both struts. 
Buick Enclave in Florida, United States
Aug 2007 - Sep 2017
Apr 2010

29000 mi
Air Bag Service Light came on. Repaired connection, passenger side airbag 
Nov 2010

34400 mi
Had a "creaking noise" when the steering wheel was rotated. Replaced steering rack. Had part in stock, installed in 3 hours. Great Service from Alan Jay Buick. 
Mar 2012

47000 mi
Replaced Rear Engine mount J1515 Replaced Vacuum Hose J6980 Replaced Navigation/Radio 15921423 All under Warranty 
Dec 2012

52000 mi
Replaced rear hatch latch mechanism. Done on Fidelity Extended Warranty. No charge to me. 
Oct 2013

59000 mi
Front Shock absorbers Locked up.Replaced by Fidelity extended warranty. 
Feb 2015

61000 mi

US $100
Replace AC condenser. Extended Warranty 
Jun 2016

63000 mi

US $100
Replaced rear evaporator. Extended Warranty 
Aug 2016

64000 mi

US $100
Broken engine mount 
Jun 2017

66000 mi

US $100
Water pump . Extended warranty, 100$ deductible. Also replaced tires non warranty 
Buick Enclave in Alabama, United States
Feb 2008 - Mar 2015
Apr 2008

3000 mi
Service air bag. Loose under seat connection. 
Jul 2008

6000 mi
Service air bag light came on. 2nd time for same problem. Sometimes could wiggle underseat wires to correct. Dealer moved wiring harness to correct. So far so good. 
Aug 2008

8000 mi
Service air bag still coming on. Dealer says they fixed then 2 - 3 weeks later problem reoccurs. Even onstar noticed the problem 
Sep 2008

9000 mi
Took vehicle to another dealership since 1st 2 trips to original dealer did not fix the problem. New dealership had a TSB and fixed the problem. Been fine for 2 weeks now. 
Jun 2009

18000 mi
Check engine light came on. Fuel cap not sealing properly. Dealer replaced. 
Aug 2010

29000 mi
Heated washer fluid element defect. Disconnected and refunded money for cost of unit. 
Mar 2011

31000 mi
Wiring harness for air bags 
Oct 2012

47200 mi

US $102
Car idles very rough 1st thing each morning then becomes stable after about 30-45 seconds. Raw fuel smell. Dealership duplicated issue, cleaned throttle body and reset computer. Did not fix the issue. 
Mar 2013

50000 mi
A friend had a similar idling issue with a Mini, suggested replacing the battery. No idea why, but this worked. 
Buick Enclave in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2007 - Jun 2011
Apr 2010

15500 mi
Clicking sound behind steering wheel. Driver side register blows hot air while passenger side register blows cold air.  
May 2010

15800 mi
Replaced driver side blower actuator. Steering wheel column clicks when turning. Replaced the column as per existing TSB. Both sides front window 'Express up' function lost. Suggest replacing both control modules. Passenger side window "Express up" problem fixed by replacing the control module. Suspecting moisture damage. The driver side still doesn't work. Ordered the motor. Replaced the driver side motor, 'Express up' did not work. 
Jun 2010

16740 mi
After several trips, tried several new codes, also replaced another control module. The 'Express up' problem still exists. Shop gave up. GM custom service can not fix this issue. Luckily the window still works when pulling the button. 
Buick Enclave in Kansas, United States
Jul 2007 - Mar 2010
Aug 2007

1000 mi
The auto tailgate sensor was not working and could only be operated with the button on the dash or manually. 
Feb 2008

8000 mi
Dash board rattle (right side). 
Aug 2008

16000 mi
This was a repeat problem involving the rear hatch. The button on the inside-bottom of the hatch would not close the hatch. 
Sep 2008

18000 mi
Drain tubes for the sunroof had to be replaced. They had failed causing water to leak into the vehicle. 
Sep 2009

31000 mi
Power steering was making a horrible noise. Cleaned out system and added new fluid. 
Buick Enclave in California, United States
Aug 2007 - Apr 2012
Dec 2009

33000 mi
Bad Radio Panic handle cover was warped and kept popping out. Handle was replaced. 
Jul 2010

40700 mi
ac out 
Dec 2010

47000 mi
Faulty junction box for nav and other electrical 
Jun 2011

58000 mi
AC leak, new valve installed 
Sep 2011

60000 mi
Intermittent camera replaced not fixed 
Dec 2011

61000 mi
Bad steering pump 

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2008 Buick Enclave 4dr SUV

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

Buick Enclave in New Brunswick, Canada
Jun 2011 - Nov 2016
Jul 2011

39060 mi
Lumbar support in driver's seat not working. Part replaced. Valve stem cap seized. Dealer broke valve stem and tire pressure monitor when removing. Replaced valve stem / tire pressure monitor in that tire. 
Oct 2011

42780 mi
Rear tail light out. Bulb replaced. Had to leave at shop as they indicated it would take some time. 
Jan 2012 Rubbing noise when turning at low speeds. Found leak in steering rack. Replaced steering rack and fluid. Seat belt was cutting into plastic seat belt panels. Replaced seat belt panels. Weather stripping on rear doors was tearing off. Dealer removed old tape, applied new tape and reattached weather stripping. 
Jul 2013

62600 mi

C $200
Switch on rear hatch needed to be replaced. 
Aug 2013

64100 mi
Vehicle gas mileage has severely deteriorated. Getting 17MPG highway. 
Jul 2014

75920 mi
Replaced all struts and shocks. 
Mar 2015

85560 mi

C $600
Leak in steering pump filter. 
Buick Enclave in Arkansas, United States
Jan 2012 - Mar 2012
Feb 2012

79000 mi
Fluid leaking. Replace seal. 
Buick Enclave in South Carolina, United States
Jun 2007 - Oct 2016
Jan 2008

4000 mi
The tire pressure display had to be recalibrated. They did not match the actual tire pressure. 
Mar 2008

5000 mi

US $45
Remote keys would not open locks. 
Aug 2008

9000 mi
There was a leak in the sunroof which was getting the carpet wet. They replaced everything and gave me a new car to drive while we waited for the parts to come in! 
Mar 2011

31000 mi
replaced steering column replaced steering column 
Nov 2012

50000 mi

US $100
steering wheel made noises when turned right or left 
Buick Enclave in Pennsylvania, United States
Oct 2008 - Mar 2010
Mar 2009

24000 mi
Rear hatch would open and close on its own, would accually sit there and and go up and down by its self. Problem was in the reear switch. Part ordered and replaced no problem. 
Buick Enclave in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2009 - Dec 2013
Jan 2010

44640 mi

C $280
Rattle or knock in front left suspension. Resolved by replacing front sway bar under warranty. 
Feb 2010

46562 mi
Water Pump leaking. Dealer replaced water pump under warranty. Water pump leak. Replaced under warranty 
Mar 2010

48360 mi
Water leak from Sunroof. Had been repaired previously, but problem re-occurred. 
Dec 2011

68200 mi

C $610
Rear hatch would not lock. Hatch would flop open while driving. Required replacement of Rear hatch lock mechanism. 
Jun 2013

89900 mi

C $697
Vehicle went into Reduced power mode 4 times over a 3 month period. Same codes each time - referencing a Throttle Body isse P1516 & P2135. Throttle Body was replaced as first diagnostic step. Dealer not 100% sure it will solve issue. 
Sep 2013

93620 mi

C $100
Rear Liftgate does not work. Motor needs to be replaced $1400 just for part - not covered by warranty Too expensive - did not repair. 
Dec 2013

93620 mi

C $650
Liftgate motor and liftgate latch replacement. 
Buick Enclave in Wisconsin, United States
Aug 2007 - Jul 2016
Dec 2007

2000 mi
Drivers door wind noise 
Jan 2008

2000 mi
Drivers door wind noise still there 
Dec 2009

20000 mi
No turn signal, no radio or nav screen (black screen) and because of, no back up camera or alerts from the sensors. 
Jul 2010

28000 mi
Left front door speaker went dead they replaced the speaker only to find out that it is the amplifier that is bad new one on order. 
Jul 2013

53200 mi

US $2300
Power steering pump went out and took the rack and pinion out with it too Water pump started leaking so replaced No cooling after steering fix don't know if it was related to repair had to refill the system and I go back in to have it checked 
Jan 2016

52700 mi

US $1600
Timing chain 
Jul 2016

78000 mi

US $471
Alternator fried and car died 
Buick Enclave in Maryland, United States
May 2009 - Jun 2011
Sep 2009

46000 mi

US $38
Rubber trim around passenger rear door. 
Jan 2010

53000 mi
2nd steering rack replaced at about 50k and the first around 25k. 
Buick Enclave in Arizona, United States
Jul 2007 - Aug 2014
Nov 2007

4000 mi
MAP plug was loose causing loss of Stabletrak and Traction Control. Dealer reinserted the plug. 
Feb 2009

24000 mi
Reprogram ECM & TCM W/Updated Calibrations SPS Code #503A1 
Aug 2010

39000 mi

US $43
Replaced entire navigation/radio unit as nav was showing "DVD Disc Error". 
Jan 2011

44000 mi
Replaced power steering pump 
Jul 2011

50000 mi
Radiator overflow bottle lost fluid - Upper radiator hose leaking, replaced and added fluid. Front timing cover leaking - Removed,cleaned, resealed. 
Sep 2011

53000 mi

US $167
A/C not cooling properly 
Aug 2012

64500 mi

US $305
Replace leaking service valves and recharged system 
Buick Enclave in Illinois, United States
Oct 2008 - Mar 2010
Mar 2009

9000 mi
Satellite radio stopped working. When car is turned off, radio resets to FM channel. In other words, if listening to XM when car is turned off, when car is next turned on, the radio is mysteriously tuned to FM. 
Nov 2009

20000 mi
When car is turned off, radio resets to FM channel. In other words, if listening to XM when car is turned off, when car is next turned on, the radio is mysteriously tuned to FM. 
Buick Enclave in Kansas, United States
Jul 2007 - Sep 2009
Oct 2007

3000 mi
transmission searches for 3rd gear before finding it. AC condensate line dumps water below the driver's door and puddles where one steps when entering vehicle. Dealer acknowledges problem, but no fix in mind. When spring comes, it will matter more and will have to be rerouted. 
May 2008

13000 mi
I took the Enclave in for transmission flash which helped, but did not cure the early shifting. There will be no more flashes for the '08 so will have to live with it, or sell it. Had them re-route the AC condensation tube to dump another place so we don't have to step into water while entering the drivers seat. 
Jun 2009

34000 mi
Sunroof began to leak. Fixed under recall. 
Buick Enclave in Michigan, United States
Jul 2007 - Aug 2010
Dec 2009

28000 mi
Tire sensors corroded, giving false pressure readings 
Buick Enclave in West Virginia, United States
Jan 2009 - Jun 2011
Jun 2009

8000 mi
Power liftgate was malfunctioning, strut replaced 
Oct 2010

24000 mi
Noises heard while steering at slow speed. Steering gears replaced. Problem solved. 
Buick Enclave in Massachusetts, United States
Jul 2009 - Aug 2011
Apr 2011

24000 mi
Center link bar loose and replaced 
Buick Enclave in Washington, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
Sep 2010

25000 mi
corroded wire bundle harneses and connecotors from leak when we bought the car.  We have had 8 incidents now of a sticking accelerator. 1 very dangerous event when on freeway car dowshifted in cruise control set at 60 to 92 mph before could get the car stopped. 2 property and injury accidents because of accelerator. 
Oct 2010

25000 mi
Put car in reverse and no back up camera which i depend on as i am handicapped - then no radio but loud thunking noise sounded like coming from behind radio. installed new radio but still makes small thunking noise - have back up camera now. The steering wheel squeels every time I make a turn. Mechanic said this is an engineering design flaw with car and have the same problem on 2010's. Said not to worry but I do as it started about 2 weeks ago. I will go back again until fixed 
Buick Enclave in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2013 - Jun 2018
Aug 2013

81900 mi
Airbag sensors replaced Windshield leaking Replace amp due to water damage from leaking windshield 
Oct 2013

83200 mi
Right turn signals and interior lights did not work due to short from previous leaking windshield 
May 2015

94700 mi
Car did not shift out of 1st gear at times. It looks like they repaired it under the special policy 14404A it says on the work order they removed and replaced the reverse clutch plate. It seemed like it was a fairly major transmission rebuild. 
Buick Enclave in Minnesota, United States
Mar 2007 - Oct 2010
Sep 2007

5000 mi
Transmission reflash to improve shift performance. 
Jul 2008

15000 mi
Another update to transmission software to adjust shift points and torque converter lock-up. 
Aug 2010

38900 mi
Lettering on HVAC controls worn off 
Buick Enclave in Florida, United States
Feb 2016 - Mar 2016
Feb 2016

190000 mi

US $400
Struts 
Buick Enclave in Michigan, United States
Apr 2007 - Dec 2010
May 2009

42000 mi
Steering wheel squeaked. Fluid added. Checked for leak and found none. Steering wheel still squeaked. Replaced steering gear and re-set toe-in 
Oct 2009

50000 mi
Steering wheel squeaks. Part that was replaced in May needs to be replaced again. On special order. Two weeks since ordered, and still waiting. 
Dec 2009

53000 mi
steering mechanism had to be replaced 
Mar 2010

58000 mi
windshield wiper mechanism needed to be replaced 
Jul 2010

64000 mi
steering wheel squeaked when turned. Problem fixed by replacing faulty part. 3rd time for this part replacement. 
Dec 2010

69000 mi
Steering wheel squeaking again when sold, needed to be repaired for fourth time. 
Buick Enclave in New Jersey, United States
May 2007 - Oct 2011
Dec 2007

8000 mi
Squeaky brake pedal. Dealer flushed brake fluid completly and replaced with new fluid. Problem is fixed. 
Mar 2009

23000 mi
Air bag sensor malfunction 
Jul 2009

28000 mi
rear power hatch button inoperative. Parts replaced 
Mar 2011

48000 mi
Noise when turning steering wheel 
Oct 2011

55000 mi
Transmission after driving highway speed for 20 min or more would fail to shift past 4th gear, even in manual mode. Check engine light came on and DIC indicated overheating fluid. Shop has determined that entire trans must be replaced. 
Buick Enclave in Utah, United States
Jul 2007 - Apr 2014
Sep 2007

2000 mi
Knob for tilt wheel broken at delivery. Had it replaced. 
Mar 2013

46000 mi

US $200
Navigation system went bad. It had to be replaced. It would have cost over $2000 but it was covered under extended warranty so it was the $200 deductible. There was a leak in an A hose. Would have cost over $700 but was the $200 deductible from the extended warranty. 
Apr 2014

53000 mi

US $640
Pump for power steering was bad. Had been making a whine for about a year. Dealership said it was a normal noise. It got louder and vibrated while turning. My wife is not happy. $200 with extended warranty, over $650 without. 
Buick Enclave in Washington, United States
Apr 2015 - May 2015
May 2015

123000 mi

US $500
Electrical short so replaced body control module. Did not fix the problem. Car would lose all dials, state "Traction Control Off" and go into 2nd gear. This could last 3 sec or until I turned the car off and restarted. 
Buick Enclave in Alberta, Canada
Apr 2008 - Mar 2010
May 2008

7440 mi
Roof water leak into interior from improperly installing drain tubes on sunroofs at factory. In shop for day. Still leaks after repair. Will take back for another repair. Front sunroof shade rattles when open. Plastic slide broken. New parts ordered. 
Jun 2008

9300 mi
The leaky roof was corrected second time in. The rattle in the sun roof was temporarily corrected till the new part came in and then was installed and corrected. Repair took less than 30 minutes. Very pleased with service repairs and Enclave is great now. 
Mar 2009

17360 mi
Nav not working. Continue to get Disk Read Error. Have taken in twice. Did two computer load updates and a installed new disc. Still not working. Have appointment for another look. They will then order new Nav to install at a later date. 
Apr 2009

18600 mi
Nav replaced with rebuilt replacement Nav. All of previous Nav owner's information was still in Nav. Nav system now working. Roof leak returned. will go into shop for fifth attempt to repair. 
May 2009

19840 mi
Roof leak repaired.Sealant used was not applied from the factory properly on a roof seam where two pieces of metal come together.Missed it the previous times car was in for same problem.Water tested it myself and is dry. Appears to be fixed...finally. 
Buick Enclave in Massachusetts, United States
Oct 2008 - Jul 2017
Jan 2017

89000 mi

US $5000
Power steering leak in high pressure hose. Also required replacement of sway bar, tie rod end. Oil leak also occurred. Unsure if related. 
Buick Enclave in Utah, United States
Dec 2014 - Mar 2015
Jun 2014

69900 mi

US $3500
Wave plate broke -- required new transmission. GM paid for $1,200 and I paid the other $2,500 for a remanufactured tranny with a 3 yr 100k mile warrnaty. This is a known issue in the 2008/2009 Enclaves (and traverse and Acadias). 
Buick Enclave in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2010 - Sep 2013
Jul 2013

95000 mi

US $3000
Car was having difficulty shifting in various gears. After a while, the car would not shift into reverse. for the first time, car was seizing up and would not shift into reverse. the transmission light was also on. 
Buick Enclave in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2008 - Dec 2011
Nov 2010

22940 mi
Water pump leaking 
Jan 2011

24180 mi
Front suspension was noisy. Required strut replacement and stabilzer shaft link replacement 
Buick Enclave in Maryland, United States
Jun 2007 - Sep 2010
Jul 2007

1000 mi
Had three manufacturing defects identified for this trip to the dealer for service. None have been repaired and will require an additional service scheduled. First: passenger mirror turn signal, Trim piece out of alignment. Dealer agree defect exists. Forwarded to GM tech line. Whining air conditioning vent. Dealer agree defect exists. Forwarded to GM tech line. 
Aug 2007

1000 mi
Mirror turn signal was not repaired properly. Defective connector made the window inoperable and has been repaired. Trim piece was out of alignment. Service department removed excess material and realigned trim. Issue resolved. Whining passenger AC vent. Dealer has posted a case number for the GM techline. No response and the service department is not sure when or if there will be a response. 
Buick Enclave in New York, United States
Sep 2010 - Jun 2018
Mar 2011

56000 mi

US $300
Windshield wiper motor/transmission failed. With snow and rain, it was a major safety problem 
Dec 2013

94000 mi

US $100
fixed a leakage in the cooling system. 
Dec 2014

110000 mi

US $60
Purge Valve Vapor Canister Replaced 
May 2015

116000 mi

US $420
It took sometime to find the root cause of air leak on left front tire. It turns out that coating on that Wheel developed some bubbles, which cost the tire to loose air. Had to buy a new wheel at the end 
Buick Enclave in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2014 - Dec 2014
Nov 2014

72840 mi
Replaced timing chain 
Buick Enclave in Colorado, United States
Sep 2014 - May 2020
Oct 2014

71200 mi
Had to replace real tailgate lifter pistons. 
Sep 2015

77000 mi
The dreaded clutch wave plate failure. Wave plate and associated parts replaced. 
May 2016

80600 mi

US $1100
Had Fuel Pump and sensor replaced. Rear hatch strut replaced due to recall. 
Sep 2016

82000 mi

US $325
Replaced oxygen sensor. 
Jun 2017

91000 mi

US $129
Maintenance A/C; We haven't had the repair made yet as we were quoted over $1700 to repair the AC system. This car has been nothing but problems since we got it. Will never buy Buick (or GM) again. We can't see putting another $2k into a vehicle that's only worth $9k. 
Apr 2018

96000 mi

US $1200
AC stopped working. Shop had to replace rear evap coil. Have aftermarket warranty that covered repairs. 
Buick Enclave in Minnesota, United States
Aug 2008 - Jun 2011
Jan 2009

27000 mi
Had the tranny reflashed. Washer fluid didnt work, it was a fuse. 
Mar 2009

32000 mi
Noisy whining from the power steering pump, got louder with accelaration, dealer replaced pump, but noise is still noticable with acceleration, but mainly the steering problem was solved. 
Mar 2010

42000 mi
rack pinion steering and power steering pump replaced 
Jun 2010

50000 mi
front sunroof started leaking again, the wife noticed the seatbelt was soaked on the drivers side of vehicle 
Buick Enclave in Utah, United States
Jun 2007 - Jul 2015
Mar 2009

15000 mi
Bumping and knocking in suspension when turning and going over bump at same time. tsb. parts should have been ordered for this trip but were not. future trip scheduled. Problem with fob. Told "all do that". showed in owners manual where it says it wouldn't. future trip scheduled. 
Mar 2014

65000 mi

US $8000
replaced transmission replaced engine 
Buick Enclave in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2007 - Jan 2012
Sep 2007

8000 mi
Reflash transmission controlling computers. We received a tsb on this. 
Mar 2008

13000 mi
Airbag sensor in steering wheel has "loose" wire requiring replacement. 
Jan 2009

26000 mi
Electronic dashboard ceased to light and gauges i.e. speedometer, fuel tank, etc. did not register. 
Feb 2009

27000 mi
Check engine light was on intermittently. Dealer ordered new crankshaft which they installed. Provided equivalent free loaner car so...no problem. 
Jun 2010

46000 mi
A/C didn't cool enough. Reflash/reprogram fixed problem. 
Jun 2011

58000 mi

US $1000
Front suspension making noise. New stabilizer bars installed. 
Buick Enclave in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2017 - Aug 2018
Mar 2017

139000 mi
Replaced transmission & torque converter 
Jul 2017

141000 mi

US $100
Tire pressure system failure on one tire, replaced valve stem and calibrated system. 
Jul 2018

144510 mi

US $400
Vehicle would not shift out of 1st gear on many occasions, had to clear the codes (shift solenoid) until I could bring it to the shop. When at the repair shop they could not get the vehicle to repeat this problem. Replaced CV Joints, Vehicle still has same problem 
Aug 2018

144696 mi
All tires speed balanced, still vibration at highway speeds, upon investigation found lower control arm bushings bad 
Buick Enclave in New Brunswick, Canada
Jul 2009 - Mar 2010
Sep 2009

23560 mi

C $60
button to close hatch....needed replaced 
Buick Enclave in Indiana, United States
Mar 2016 - Jun 2018
Mar 2016

140000 mi

US $1000
Shift solenoid stuck. replaced solenoid and rebuilt valve body 
May 2016

142800 mi

US $650
replaced Bank 1 O2 sensors, both upstream and downstream, and replaced catalytic converter (bank 1 side, firewall side). 
Dec 2016

156000 mi

US $1000
replaced CV boot and front driver side drive shaft. After replacement I notice transmission fluid on garage floor. They may or may not have caused the leak when replacing the shaft but there was no leaking before hand. replaced front cover to the transfer case. It was moist, not quite leaking so I had it replaced since I already had the vehicle in the shop replaced both rear bearings. 
Mar 2018

184000 mi

US $427
replaced broken motor mount 
Jun 2018

186000 mi
I finally took the Enclave to have the dealer diagnose the jerking I felt when shifting from 2nd to 3rd and again from 3rd to 4th. If I manually shifted it was smooth. Basically, it was the torque converter going out thus a new transmission was needed 
Buick Enclave in South Carolina, United States
Jun 2007 - Aug 2011
Jul 2008

14000 mi
Intake valve was stuck open. 
Feb 2009

19000 mi
NAV and DVD were not functioning properly. 
Jan 2010 airbag wire lose driver seat shifted slightly when braking. 
Jul 2010

36700 mi
water pump broke water leaking from roof. replaced power steering gear 
Buick Enclave in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2014 - May 2018
Apr 2016

92680 mi

C $500
water pump developed a leak. done under special warranty. a few deals had to be replace costing me about $500. 
Nov 2016

100300 mi

C $100
drivers side tie rod end was making a noise and had to be replaced 
Jun 2017

104780 mi
Wave plate was replaced under special warranty. 
Jan 2018

109120 mi

C $100
Block heater cord was replaced. 
Mar 2018

110617 mi

C $943
water pump and serpentine belt replaced 
Buick Enclave in Virginia, United States
Jun 2012 - Jul 2013
Jul 2012

50300 mi
Leaking Timing Chain Cover and Torque converter cover 
Buick Enclave in Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 2008 - Jul 2010
Feb 2009

6000 mi
 
Buick Enclave in New Mexico, United States
Dec 2007 - Oct 2021
Apr 2008

2000 mi
Chrome trim around taillight came loose. 
Sep 2008

3000 mi
Chrome trim that was re-attached in April came loose again. Dealer replaced entire tail light assembly to correct problem. 
Aug 2013

19000 mi
Navigation system/radio not working. First attempt in December 2012 was not successful. Second in August 2013 was a replacement of the entire unit and was successful. 
Buick Enclave in California, United States
Nov 2007 - Mar 2014
Jun 2010

21000 mi
nav quit working. Error message on screen. Dealer replaced radio which solved problem. 
Jan 2011

26000 mi
transmission oil was too low to detect on dipstick. Problem: Leaky seal between torque converter and transmission strut mount out of alignment. Think it was bent. It was replaced 
Jul 2011

31000 mi
while driving, engine power reduced warning and other system service warnings, plus overheating. Stopped driving, had car towed to dealer who replaced water pump. 
May 2012

36100 mi
Replaced Steering gear and as I requested, flush system with Dexron VI and reset toe. 
Buick Enclave in Michigan, United States
Sep 2007 - Jan 2014
Oct 2007

2000 mi
Brakes spongy and squeaking noise upon foot pressure. Problem getting worse 
Nov 2007

2000 mi
Brake pedal spongy and noisy . Dealer can duplicate and is familiar with problem on others but cannot fix. They have replaced the brake booster and master "something" without success. Although not sure why it happens assures me that it is not a driving h 
Mar 2008

8000 mi
Brake pedal squeaking and spongy. Also front pass. window rubbing and air noise. 
Jan 2009

17000 mi
Noise from front suspension. 
Feb 2009

19000 mi
Took car back again when noise louder and fluid leaking. Need new front struts and shocks. Parts backordered until 4/25. Car not safe to drive. Car is still at dealer. Given free rental. 
Mar 2009

19000 mi
Both front struts and shocks replaced. Had trouble finding parts due to supplier issues. 
Apr 2009

21000 mi
New front strut bearing mounts and steering column. 
Oct 2009

25000 mi
Replace pitted, corroded chrome rims on all four wheels  Replace both front power seat mechanisms. 
Nov 2009

30000 mi
Replaced malfunctioning power seat mechanisms. Also periodically feeling small shocks from heated seats, but dealer could not duplicate these. 
Jan 2010

52700 mi
replaced left sway bar link 
Feb 2010

34000 mi
1. blew out air in steering mechanism 2. replaced outside hatch button 
Dec 2010

44000 mi
Car overheated. Had to be put on a flat bed to dealer. Needed new water pump gasket leak steering mechanism replaced 
Feb 2011

45000 mi
right front strut replaced Steering wheel vibrating upon stopping - brakes resurfaced. . Weather stripping on drivers side door fell off and replaced. 
Jul 2011

52000 mi
Sticking rear caliper 
Aug 2012

61500 mi
knocking noise. sway bar links replaed. 
Buick Enclave in West Virginia, United States
Jan 2008 - Oct 2015
Jul 2008

6000 mi
Engine shut down. Engine Control Module had to be replaced. Also having problem with door and window molding coming loose. 
Dec 2009

27000 mi
Whirling sound from power steering pump. 
Sep 2010

34000 mi

US $200
Replaced left tie-rod 
Jul 2011

43000 mi
Airbag harness had to be replaced per GM notification! 
Sep 2011

45000 mi
Blower fan stopped working. New one ordered and installed by GM dealer. 
Jul 2013

55200 mi
Squeeking when steering wheel is turned 
Apr 2014

59000 mi

US $200
Squeak in steering wheel - b een there for awhile. Not resolved. 
Jul 2015

64300 mi

US $98
Water leaked into vehicle via A pillar on divers sidernduring rain. 
Oct 2015

66000 mi
After 4+ hours the front fan would stop blowing - after $900 in repair attempts. 
Buick Enclave in Kansas, United States
Nov 2007 - Mar 2010
Jul 2008

20000 mi

US $70
Driving light/fog light became unattached and needed to be replaced. Had to order part. 
Sep 2008

23000 mi
Loose fog light needed part to repair. Part ordered on trip one, then repaired satisfactorily on trip 2 
Buick Enclave in Ohio, United States
Nov 2007 - Mar 2010
Mar 2008

8000 mi
Rear gate opening on its own . Only happened while sitting still with engine off. Outside gate release stopped working at same time. 
Buick Enclave in Oklahoma, United States
Nov 2007 - Mar 2010
Jan 2008

1000 mi
Clunk noise on both vehicles, told it is "Normal". I don't think so! 
Apr 2008

6000 mi
Repair of clunk. TSB reprogramed EBCM. 
Buick Enclave in Nebraska, United States
Aug 2007 - Mar 2010
Jul 2008

11000 mi
Trasnmission had slow leak, shop ordered parts. 
Buick Enclave in Michigan, United States
Sep 2007 - Jun 2012
Oct 2007

3000 mi
Radio - Nav system went dead at 400 miles. Dealer ship ordered new unit and it was replaced while veh was there for 3 days Passenger side head light went out at about 500 miles While replacing the radio/nav unit, shifter knob was gouged, buttons below radio on center console were damaged as well as surface of center console. Parts have been ordered and they will be picking it up next week and repairing the damaged caused by the 
Jul 2008

23000 mi
When adjusting drivers seat fore and aft, seat mechanism skips at a couple of positions on the RH track. This was present at original delivery, but I had not addressed it till now. 
Jul 2010

73000 mi
Vehicle over heated - water pump leak Repaired/replaced under drive train warranty 
Jun 2011

90000 mi

US $620
Transmission - no reverse, 3rd or 5th gear. Transmission was removed and rebuilt. Replaced right front strut and both front stabilizing bars. 
Jul 2011

91000 mi

US $298
Wipers quit - Motor had shorted out and was replaced. Wipers quit - Motor had shorted out and was replaced. 
Nov 2011

98000 mi
Started getting low tire warning. Found out that during tire rotation, one of the valve stems was damaged. Dealership replaced at no charge 
Buick Enclave in New York, United States
Sep 2007 - Jan 2009
May 2008

15000 mi
Roof water leak. 
Oct 2008

21000 mi
Roof water leak. 
Nov 2008

22000 mi
Roof water leak. 
Dec 2008

22000 mi
After 7th repair of roof water leak started lemon law process. 
Buick Enclave in California, United States
Sep 2007 - Jun 2018
Jan 2010

17000 mi
Slight leak with water pump. Pump replaced. Noise from power steering; system was bled of air and seems fine now. 
Jun 2011

50000 mi
Front seat tracks were not smooth in moving front and back. All tracks replaced.  
Jul 2017

143 mi

US $4000
Transmission would shift OK when driven hard, but driven lightly would shudder in certain gears. Diagnosis was the TECHEM, but with the mileage I decided to do entire transmission. Turns out internals were in perfect condition, so perhaps I wasted some money. Surprised me - even the wave plate was in perfect condition. 
Buick Enclave in New York, United States
Sep 2007 - Mar 2010
May 2008

4000 mi
Transmission front coverter seal was leaking ---- Seal, transmission/transaxle coverter replaced 
Sep 2008

6000 mi
Water was coming into car through drivers side seatbelt and emergency peddle. Also under drivers side feet, floor was soaked. Longer drains were addded to sunroof drains and 4 seals on roof rails were resealed. 
Buick Enclave in Rhode Island, United States
Oct 2007 - Jun 2016
Aug 2009

24000 mi
Water leaking through lights between second and third row. I believe the water was coming in from drain tubes in the sunroof and running off and out through the lights. 
May 2011

50600 mi

US $700
Struts/Sway bars 
Nov 2011

53500 mi
Bad transfer case replaced. Done under warranty related to the transfer case repair. Car was making a clicking sounds when driving. Not sure about the name for the repair. 
Dec 2011

59000 mi
Sensor related to 4 wheel drive/ stability system. 
Jun 2012

66000 mi
Cracked wave plate Water pump failed 
Apr 2013

77000 mi
Steering wheel making noise. Part replaced. Air compressor making noise. Was low on freon due to a leak. Leak repaired and freon drained and charged. 
Oct 2013

87300 mi

US $600
Replaced cv joint.  Replaced leaking strut. 
Jun 2016

112000 mi
Sun roof drains leaked. 
Buick Enclave in Alberta, Canada
Nov 2007 - Jun 2013
Jun 2008

6820 mi
 
May 2013

31400 mi

C $500
front struts 
Buick Enclave in New Jersey, United States
Oct 2007 - Apr 2012
Mar 2009

20000 mi
DVD won't eject disc. Paint chipping on fan, air, heat buttons. 
Jun 2009

23000 mi
DVD player replaced. 
Oct 2010

39700 mi
Loss of steering going thru puddles. Wheel wells defective and replaced, drive belt replaced 
Nov 2010

41000 mi
tie rods replaced 
Apr 2011

46200 mi
water pump cracked 
Buick Enclave in Washington, United States
Oct 2007 - Jun 2011
Aug 2008

12000 mi
Park tilt mirror on the right side would not return to normal position. After going down while in reverse, it would only go back up about half way when vehicle put in drive. Nav screen went blank while driving. Took to shop and was told it needed an update installed to the nav program. Update ordered. 
Nov 2008

17000 mi
Navigation went out, Onstar went out, clicking noise present even when car off. Took to shop on Dec. 2nd and they disconnected the system, reconnected and reprogrammed it, and then everything was fine. They didn't know what caused it.  
Dec 2008

17000 mi
"service air bag" light came on. Dealer said the cable was caught when the driver seat moved forward and back, so they had to lengthen the cable and reposition, then it was fixed. 
Aug 2009

27000 mi
"Check Tire Pressure" warning light came on for front left tire, but the pressure was fine. The sensor was faulty or disconnected. "Check airbag" indicator light came on. Not sure what they did to fix it. 
Buick Enclave in Kansas, United States
Nov 2007 - Jun 2009
Sep 2008

14000 mi
Replaced leaky shock. 
Buick Enclave in Alabama, United States
Sep 2007 - Jun 2016
Nov 2008

18000 mi
Rear Liftgate hydraulic tubes failed and liftgate would not stay up. Both tubes were cheerfully replaced under warranty. 
Aug 2011

65300 mi
Replaced bad evap canister purge solenoid which was an emissions control item. 
Oct 2011

68000 mi
Failed 3-5-R wave plate in the transmission had to be replaced. 
Mar 2012

74000 mi
Replaced steering rack assembly due to squeaking noise that returned after previous dealership failed to repair correctly. 
Dec 2012

92000 mi

US $100
Leak in front evaporator coil. Coil had to be replaced. 
Buick Enclave in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2007 - Sep 2011
Feb 2010

34100 mi
Both front sway bar links replaced due to premature wear and squeaking noise over bumps 
May 2011

44640 mi
power steering pump replacement 
Aug 2011

48360 mi
Broken water pump, replaced 
Buick Enclave in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2007 - Aug 2014
Feb 2009

9300 mi
leak in power steering fluid cooler. 
May 2010

16120 mi
OIL LEAK FROM TRANSMISSION/TRANSFER/TRANSAXLE. DYE WAS ADDED AND MANY SEALS WERE REPLACED DURING THE REPAIR 
Buick Enclave in Pennsylvania, United States
Nov 2007 - Mar 2010
Jan 2008

2000 mi
Our 'Hood Open' alert came on while driving and our alarm would go off after parking the vehicle. The shop could not replicate the problem even though it occured several times for us. The open hood alert kept coming on and the alarm kept going off numerous times, so we took it to the dealer again. This time they thought it was do to a TSB on the key fob. They thought it wasn't communicating with the car correctly and activating the a Once again, our lights and alarms came on several times a day after driving, so we took it in a 3rd time. This time a "theft attempted" light was on and they were able to find that the hood latch had numerous instances of failing which was activating the 
Feb 2008

4000 mi
The hood latch and the door latch were both replaced which has fixed the problem. 
Buick Enclave in Washington, United States
Nov 2007 - Mar 2010
Dec 2007

9000 mi
seat heater arched, shorted and scarred leather passenger seat Seal in transfer case blew. The seal was replaced, drove car for a week but still leaked. They tried to replace seal again, when it fell into the transfer case. They eventually replaced the entire transfer case having the car for over a week the second time. 
Jan 2008

10000 mi
Took enclave into shop to replace seat. Ordered wrong color of seat. Seat heater and seat cover replaced. 
May 2008

19000 mi
Airbag light comes on, sensor is not working. No parts in stock. Will call when in. 2nd row captain's seat will not lock into place. Parts not in stock. Will order. 
Jul 2008

22000 mi
Airbag sensors replaced parts replaced on seat track airbag sensors finally replaced after ordering wrong parts last visit. 3 visits total to fix. 
Apr 2009

35000 mi
computer for all wheel drive does not work, computer on order driver side window motor needs replacement, motor on order. exhaust gas valve needs replacement, parts ordered 
May 2009

36000 mi
Installed new AWD computer. Installed new window motor. Installed new exhaust gas valve. 
Aug 2009

44000 mi
power steering going out (we believe it to be the pump, dealer doesn't agree) Replaced parts, aligned steering, problem still exists. 
Buick Enclave in California, United States
Nov 2007 - Mar 2014
Sep 2011

71000 mi
Car overheated, engine light on. Towed to dealer 
Nov 2012

104900 mi
Faulty timing chain cover 
Buick Enclave in Washington, United States
Nov 2007 - Jul 2011
Apr 2008

8000 mi
Loose connection on an electronic sensor (TBS on this). 
Aug 2008

15000 mi
DVD player did not recognize DVDs. Shop said they couldn't "duplicate" problem. Got vehicle back and immediately had same problem. We guess the shop did not even test with DVD. Had to make appointment for return visit to fix problem...again. Replaced entire Radio/DVD/Nav unit in vehicle. 
Mar 2009

20000 mi
Seven spoke chrome plated wheels began showing signs of corrosion. Dealer replaced the wheels with new set. 
Nov 2009

34000 mi
Coolant leak that couldn't be duplicated. Had to go back about 1 week later where water pump was discovered to be bad. Wrinkling of paint/covering on B-pillar. Had to replace the upper door frame, couldn't simply reapply coating. The water pump was replaced and the leak stopped. 
Dec 2010

58000 mi

US $50
Air bag light came on at same time we received recall for this. Also recall on heater windshield washer fluid unit. Also wiper blades replaced due to wear. 
Buick Enclave in Utah, United States
Aug 2008 - Aug 2011
Jul 2009

17000 mi
DVD/Nav system replaced. Constant problems with DVD playback. 
Buick Enclave in Alabama, United States
Dec 2007 - Nov 2014
Aug 2009

36000 mi
Loose connection for passenger airbag 
Mar 2010

50000 mi
intermediate shaft had to be replaced 
May 2010

53400 mi
Whining noise when turning steering wheel. Some sort of rod had to be replaced 
Sep 2010

62000 mi

US $80
loose connection on sensor for airbag 
Apr 2011

70000 mi

US $170
transmission slipping; transmission disassembled and part replaced; still shifting rough after receipt of vehicle so had to return to shop for further work there was some issue with the airbag system; it was updated to current standards 
Sep 2011

78000 mi
Transmission shifting roughly and incorrectly, replaced pressure plates 
Sep 2013

106000 mi
Low brake fluids level 
Buick Enclave in Ohio, United States
Apr 2008 - Feb 2016
Aug 2008

5000 mi
Molding around visor came off. 
Jun 2010

40000 mi
whining in steering wheel - parts still on order - over 1 month 
Apr 2011

51000 mi
park assist mirror not working 
Jul 2012

72500 mi

US $100
Driveshaft bolts fell out 
Jun 2013

86000 mi

US $100
water pump 
Mar 2014

97000 mi

US $98
TPMS sensor replaced 
Jun 2014

100000 mi

US $100
Reverse light 
Oct 2014

106300 mi
Stabilitrak and brake light on 
Jul 2015

113300 mi
35r waveplate failed Struts froze while car was on the lift 
Buick Enclave in Minnesota, United States
Aug 2007 - Nov 2015
Sep 2010

43000 mi
Sway bar replaced 
Jan 2011

49000 mi
Power steering, loose fitting caused leak, low fluid. Making noise. Fitting replaced and new fluid. 
Jun 2013

95000 mi

US $2000
Problem with timing chain, cylinder head, camshaft, etc. parts replaced with partial coverage from GM even though 5-year warranty expired on the drivetrain. Replaced power steering assembly to address leaking issue in the system. 
Aug 2014

120700 mi

US $1000
Wave Plate Issue, which has since been issued under a recall notice. 
Buick Enclave in New Hampshire, United States
Feb 2008 - Sep 2015
May 2008

2000 mi
Engine light came on, they reprogrammed the computer, but light came back on. Might be camshaft defect mentioned on the Enclave boards. 
Jun 2008

3000 mi
engine service light came on, diagnosed as known problem of bad cam shafts 
Mar 2010

17000 mi
very minor power steering leak, fixed under warranty 
Buick Enclave in California, United States
Sep 2007 - Jan 2011
Jan 2008

4000 mi
Clicking, thudding noise from front left corner. 
Aug 2008

14000 mi
Seatbelt webbing wearing into casement. Dealer refused to replace. Contacting dispute services for GM. 
Oct 2008

16000 mi
Clicking in steering column. Column was replaced under warranty. Weatherstripping was peeling off the rear doors on the inside. Reglued under warranty. Right turn Blinker would not blink three times when gently tapped. Unit was found to be defective. Replaced under factory warranty. 
Jan 2009

20000 mi
DVD screen intermittently does not work. Cracked A/C cool button. Dealer ordered replacement. A/C recirculated air feature only works intermittently. Was told that feature only works under certain circumstances, not in all A/C modes. 
Feb 2009

20000 mi
Cracked A/C cool button were replaced under warranty. 
May 2009

25000 mi
Dealer requested that the car be brought back for another check after noticing an oil leak. Timing cover was found to be cracked. Engine had to be removed to replace timing cover. During a timing cover replacement, the mechanic noticed that the power steering pump was making noise. New pump was ordered and installed. 
Sep 2009

35000 mi
Headrest was broken. Headrest would rock back and forth. Installed new headrest. 
Dec 2009

36000 mi
Steering pump was making considerable noise. Shop noted that there was a service bulletin to drain and replace the PS fluid with a new variant. 
Jan 2010

38000 mi
Seat belt casement replaced for the second time. 
Mar 2010

43000 mi
Check SRS light bulb started coming on. Shop could not replicate the problem. Problem resurfaced a few times again, then stopped. 
Aug 2010

48000 mi
While driving transmission stopped working. Engine spun freely in gear. Onstar did remote diagnostic and found tranny to be at fault. Dealer said all tranny bolts sheered off. Transmission getting replaced. 4th time DVD player being addressed. DVD would go blank randomly and car would need to be shutdown and restarted for the DVD to work again. Sound would play but screen would be blank. Rear passenger door deals replaced again. Seals deteriorated and would fall off the door. 
Jan 2011

49000 mi
Car was bought back by GM under the California Lemon Law. Reason was repeated fault with seatbelts. Car also had repeated SRS fault lights coming on. 
Buick Enclave in New Jersey, United States
May 2008 - Jul 2015
Jul 2012

33000 mi
Raplaced leaking water pump under warrantee. 
Buick Enclave in Ontario, Canada
May 2008 - Aug 2008
Jan 2008

7316 mi
Window switch now in, electrical bus modification for towing now in - both over 4 months delay 
Apr 2008

2852 mi
ABS re programmed to remove clonk on setting 
May 2008

5735 mi
Sunroof leak - rear pipe too short from factory 
Jun 2008

6035 mi
Rebalanced and road forced wheels all were shown to be out with GM spec; vibration still there. TSB transmission reflash for engine lugging. TSB brake fluid replaced to eliminate pedal squeak. Repainted the rear panel to eliminate paint cracking. Trim repaired by seat being removed and sent to trim shop. Window switch on indefinite backorder due to manufacturer dispute. Engine mounts released and retightened. 
Aug 2008

7316 mi
Car bought back by GM. Vibration problem still unresolved. 
Buick Enclave in Saskatchewan, Canada
Jun 2008 - Jun 2015
Jun 2009

5580 mi
poor connection at left rear speed sensor. Replaced both terminals in speed sensor harness 
May 2010

9920 mi
Steering wheel squeaked loudly when turning steering wheel parts that were ordered were installed, and squeaking steering wheel fixed 
Jun 2011

16120 mi
Steering gear replaced 
Jul 2012

22320 mi
rear door seals pulling off top of door and were replaced as part of warranty 
Aug 2012

22620 mi
left drivers's seat vinyl panel between leather seat surface and plastic seat trim cracked had a crack and was removed and replaced 
Buick Enclave in New York, United States
Nov 2007 - Sep 2014
Feb 2009

7600 mi
Brake pedal squeaks on application. The dealer drained the master cylinder and added some Dot 3 fluid with something else in it. 
Sep 2009

12000 mi
Water leaking inside on right front passenger kick panel after storm. rattle coming from front passenger seat when no pass is in seat 
Mar 2011

25000 mi
Light came on to service air bag and light came on for passeng to buckle up with no passenger. There was a TSB on this and dealer replaced both right and left side connectors to front air bags. 
Nov 2011

28000 mi

US $95
Water leaking from moonroofs into interior. Fixed on this visit. Worn front sway bar links. Replace links which might have caused tire to go out of balance. Rotated and balanced tires and aligned front. 
Buick Enclave in Washington, United States
May 2008 - Dec 2013
Jul 2010

65000 mi
Water pump failed requiring replacement. 
Sep 2010

70000 mi

US $200
Sunroof seal failed resulting in water leak. 
May 2012

104500 mi

US $240
Sunroof drains plugged. Drains cleaned. Steering Fluid drained and replaced 
Buick Enclave in California, United States
May 2008 - Apr 2013
Apr 2011

54000 mi
AC needed to be recharged. No leaks found in system 
Buick Enclave in Ohio, United States
Apr 2008 - Sep 2016
Dec 2008

21000 mi
Housing for forward seatbelts worn by belts over time. 
Jan 2009

22000 mi

US $35
 
Apr 2011

40300 mi

US $38
Both seat belt retractor covers in front cabin were worn by seat belt "sawing." Greatly improved cover design made it right. Parts Numbers: 20937911 and 25971317. Very happy with results 
Jun 2012

48000 mi

US $50
Power steering needed GM-specified replacement of PS fluid with transmission fluid, PS pump and tube/valve. Done under purchased warranty. Rear auxiliary evaporator leaking freon. Replaced rear auxiliary evaporator. 
Jun 2013

54000 mi
Front compartment A/C evaporator had a leak, not holding freon charge and not cooling. 
Jun 2016

69000 mi

US $50
Pump & linkages replaced. 
Buick Enclave in Colorado, United States
Apr 2008 - May 2011
May 2008

1000 mi
Rear liftgate open switch, located above rear license plate, in handle cup, is held in place by four plastic tabs. While opening the rear liftgate two of the plastic tabs broke off and allowed the switch to fall down and hang in front of the license plate 
Aug 2008

2000 mi
Switch for rear hatch came in. Took Enclave to Dealer August 26, 2008. Picked up car on August 27, 2008. Switch was replaced. Sun roof had leaked during a trip with heavy rain. Asked dealer to fix it along with replacing rear hatch switch on August 27, 08. Dealer blamed leak on sun roof air deflector. When told deflector is GM Accessory, Dealer adjusted sun roof and fixed leak. 
Oct 2008

3000 mi
Rear Hatch switch that was replaced August 27, 2008 started working only intermittantly. Called Dealer, set appointment for the week of Oct 13th. Dealer said they could not find a problem. The hatch was working properly during their testing. Hatch switch still works only intermittantly. Called Dealer and said original switch worked fine but mounting tabs were broken. I believe the Replacment is defective. Asked dealer to replace hatch switch. Dealer ordered switch and replaced on Nov. 3, 2008 
May 2011

23000 mi
Driver noticed transmission fluid under car. Dealer found the transmission speed sensor leaking aroung the O-ring. The ordered a new speed sensor with expedited shipping and replaced it. Car was in shop 3 days for previous 4 repairs. When returned it had Oil/Grease marks all over interior leather seats and fabric. Trailer hitch electrical connector was bent. Dealer cleaned interior and straightened connector. 
Buick Enclave in Iowa, United States
Feb 2008 - Jan 2014
Sep 2008

1000 mi
I read on enclaveforum that an optional reflash for the transmission control module is available to move the shift points up to higher speeds. This fixes the preceived annoyance that the engine shifts too soon and "lugs" when going between 30 and 50 mph. 
Oct 2012

25800 mi

US $50
Left wing mirror moves in jerky fashion when adjusted electrically. 
Feb 2013

30200 mi
Transmission oil cooler line started leaking at one of the crimped ends. They replaced it even though it was not supposed to be covered under the power train warranty because of the small number of miles on the car. 
Jan 2014

37000 mi

US $250
Car reported transmission problems, finally reducing power. Dealer diagnostics reported error on Throttle plate tracking - the assembly was carboned up. Did a fuel system cleanse and manual cleaning of throttle assembly. 
Buick Enclave in Kentucky, United States
Aug 2007 - Jun 2011
Oct 2008

16000 mi
AM radio interference. Was told all Enclaves have the problem and Buick has yet to issue a fix.  
Oct 2010

40000 mi
Replaced steering gear assembly to fix noise coming from the steering column. 
Buick Enclave in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2008 - Dec 2012
Feb 2008

4000 mi
Car was leaking through the 3rd row seat belt assembly...told it was a defect in sun roof drainage tube. 
Apr 2008

7000 mi
Squeaky brake pedal (when depressed) - fluid changed squeak still exsists. Rattle/clunk in front end of car - new suspension mounts ordered - not installed. 
May 2008

8000 mi
Sway bar bushings were replaced to eliminate front end rattle/clunk over medium suspension. Reduced the noise but did not eliminate. Problem still exsists. 
Jun 2008

9000 mi
Revisit for continuing rattle/clank in front end. Rescheduled for repair in July. 
Jul 2008

10000 mi
Suspension mounts replaced again based on TSB updated in June. Problem has not resurfaced  Car leaked again, this time from the windshield area. Tubes lengthened and resealed based on TSB issued. 
Mar 2009

20000 mi
Sunroof "squeaky" = told one of the seals was out of alignment. Repaired and lubed. 
Jun 2009

24000 mi
Rattle in front passenger side of car appears to come from engine compartment. Ordered part to fix "loose link" 
Sep 2009

28000 mi
Airbag light illuminated. Problem sourced to loose connection under front seat - intermittent problem 
Dec 2009

31000 mi
wipers will not operate with too much snow engine light and stabilitrack light on intermittantly 
Dec 2012

67000 mi

US $2400
Transmission blew 3 days out of warranty and the company would not fix 
Buick Enclave in Minnesota, United States
Nov 2007 - Jul 2012
Jun 2008

7000 mi
Transmission was not smooth; vehicle hesitated before accelerating when stepping on the gas. 
Nov 2010

48000 mi
Air in System; Power Steering Pump replaced and power steering system bleed by vacuum. Air bag warning light on intermittently. Installed Dielectric Grease in connectors under seats, repositioned harness. 
Feb 2012

85000 mi
Transmission replaced under warranty. 
Buick Enclave in New Jersey, United States
Apr 2008 - Apr 2016
Dec 2008

9000 mi
Transmission reflashed. 
Mar 2010

26264 mi
Sunroof leaked causing damage to passenger side pillar and roof liner. Sunroof leaked. It was repaired along with water damage to passenger side pillar and headliner. 
Nov 2010

36700 mi
Steering rack assembly was removed and replaced 
Dec 2010

38000 mi
Battery continued to die. Dealership said there was a drain caused by the rust & corrosion in and around the fuse panel resulting from a sunroof water leak in March 2010. 
Feb 2011

40000 mi
Panelling on exterior of vehicle on the passenger side had some off 
Sep 2011

49000 mi
Exterior black trim around all 4 doors windows was peeling off and bubbling Power steering hose had to be replaced.  
Nov 2011

51000 mi

US $618
The "Buick" lettering located on liftgate fell off. 
Sep 2012

65000 mi
Vehicle would not shift gears properly. The Wave plate(s) was replaced 
Dec 2012

69000 mi
Water pump leaked and had to be replaced. This was detected during oil change 
Feb 2013

72200 mi

US $100
The AWD sensor needed to be cleaned and adjusted because it was malfunctioning Oil leaking from timing cover. Seal had to be replaced and timing belt(s) were also replaced 
Aug 2013

80000 mi

US $56
vehicle would not start - no crank. battery had to be jumpstarted. Dealership tested battery and checked for electrical draws but all was ok 
Oct 2013

82300 mi

US $109
Car would not start due to dead battery. Dealership tested battery and it passed and could not find the cause of the drain 
Dec 2013

84000 mi
Steering gear box is has a very small and slow leak. 
Jun 2014

93000 mi

US $876
Replaced front sway bar links and bushings 
May 2015

107600 mi

US $900
Front strut needed replacing Check engine light came on. Purge valve and gas cap seal needed replacement 
Nov 2015

116000 mi

US $569
Engine oil leak--none found. They have determined the vehicle consumes 1 quart of oil every thousand miles. Nothing to be done other than take the engine apart. 
Jan 2016

119000 mi

US $500
AC not working. Dealership said freon was low and recharged system Amplifier broke and had to be replaced, $740. AC recharged again. Dealership thinks there is a leak behind the dash because they can't find anything else. Latch on liftgate broke and door would not shut closed 
Apr 2016

123000 mi
A/C was never fixed. It was determined the evaporator leaks but repair was too costly because the entire dashboard would have to be removed. 
Buick Enclave in Alberta, Canada
Feb 2008 - Apr 2011
Jun 2008

8060 mi
Camshaft problem repair required replacement of cylinder head. 
Aug 2008

13020 mi
Camshaft required replacement. 
Oct 2010

35960 mi

C $1700
nav/radio replaced under warranty. transmission service (flush). tire seperation --- replaced 4 tires ( all wheel drive). recall on w/s washer heater ( disconnected ) 
Buick Enclave in British Columbia, Canada
Apr 2008 - Apr 2013
Oct 2008

6820 mi
Window switch sticking Drivers seat vibrates when position changed. 
Oct 2009

24180 mi
plugged drain tubes in sun roof, causing water to leak all over the place, electrical etc. bulb burnt out in driver side mirror Reflashed nav. system because of infrequent screen blackout. 
Jan 2010

47860 mi
Replaced Nav system due to map not coming back on, on occasional basis after coming out of reverse (Back-up camera on screen) 
Dec 2010

39680 mi
Collar fell down on Stick shift Tubes in Skylight plugged causing water to spread through out interior and leak out along door posts 
Oct 2012

64480 mi

C $100
replace Stick shift . shifter paddle failed. 
Feb 2013

66220 mi
Power steering seem to cut out briefly on hard turns and when accelerating. It was marginally improved from repair but still prevalent in day to day driving. As far as dealer was concerned the repair was successful. 
Apr 2013

67580 mi
Steering not entirely fixed. This was my major reason for buying a new one. 
Buick Enclave in New Hampshire, United States
Feb 2008 - Sep 2013
Jul 2012

82000 mi
wave plate replacement 
Jun 2013

96000 mi

US $250
speed sensor replacement replace hose from condenser to compressor 
Buick Enclave in California, United States
Mar 2008 - Jun 2017
Aug 2008

11000 mi
Gauges froze and would not reset until firmware reset and update installed. 
May 2009

24000 mi
Service airbag warning - found out from dealer that there was a service bulletin for this issue. Connector under passenger seat comes loose. Repair connector and re-tie wrap connector and cable. 
Jan 2010

39000 mi
Radio shorted and killed all the electronics - even On-Star was non-functional, no lights, no gauges, no turn indicators. Symptom was that everything would get stuck in a reset loop - like what happens at start-up but a continual loop. 
Feb 2010

41000 mi
Static and crackling in AM radio - worse with wipers and when hit bumps. 
May 2010

46400 mi
Left rear passenger window would not roll up or down. Window motor regulator replaced. 
Jun 2011

67000 mi
Instrument panel froze 
Oct 2011

74000 mi

US $390
Front blower motor failed due to water intrusion. Replaced blower unit. 
Jan 2012

79000 mi
Transmission would not shift, wave plate failed. 
Nov 2012

98800 mi
Water pump leaking. Replace water pump 

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2008 Buick Enclave 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Buick Enclave in Mississippi, United States
Jul 2007 - Mar 2010
Sep 2007

1000 mi
Solenoid in transmission was faulty and required replacing. Symptoms included being intermittently stuck in park, engine "revving" when in drive and refusing to move forward, and "check engine" (or transmission?) light constantly on. "Check engine" li 

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2008 Buick Enclave 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Buick Enclave in Florida, United States
Sep 2007 - Mar 2010
Nov 2007

12000 mi
Air recirculating recycled erratically 
Dec 2007

13000 mi
Air recirculation button will switch off at erratic times. Sometimes minutes after turning on the car and pressing the button. 
Buick Enclave in California, United States
Dec 2013 - Mar 2018
Jun 2014

79000 mi

US $473
Power steering fluid level drops w/o dripping on floor. Told there is a drip pan to prevent this, so you must check fluid regularly. Left front headlamp replacement 
Jan 2017

US $450
Car shuddering on take-off and around corners. A cracked motor mount was replaced. Torque converter rebuilt. 
Buick Enclave in Georgia, United States
Jul 2007 - Mar 2010
Sep 2007

3000 mi
External temperature gauge is off. I was told that there is a bulletin for this problem, but no fix yet. 

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