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2014 Buick Encore repairs by problem area

Engine (27%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (14%)

Brakes and Traction Control (5%)

Suspension and Steering (14%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (32%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (9%)

Other (0%)

Chart based on 22 repairs.
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2014 Buick Encore repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (6%)

$500 - $999 (6%)

$100 - $499 (6%)

< $100 (82%)

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Chart based on 17 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2014 Buick Encore

Engine not specified

Buick Encore in California, United States
May 2014 - Jan 2015
May 2014

4000 mi
Suspension knocking noise near front left wheel, strut replaced 
Nov 2014

8100 mi
Harsh gear switch, replaced techM 

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2014 Buick Encore 4dr SUV

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

Buick Encore in Iowa, United States
Nov 2017 - Dec 2017
Dec 2017

40000 mi
1st trip had evap canister replaced. After 15 miles, check engine light on again. Rich mixture code. Techs talked to GM service center. Now it needs new rings and pistons. Any thoughts ideas? 
Buick Encore in Missouri, United States
Mar 2017 - Apr 2018
May 2017

81000 mi

US $533
Fuse block (under hood) replaced 
Apr 2018

97000 mi

US $392
Hose leakage and replacement, A/C recharge, third time in year. Second recharge and parts replacement covered by shop, this was a totally different part which failed. 
Buick Encore in Virginia, United States
May 2014 - Jun 2018
May 2018

46000 mi

US $1400
No air conditioning. Dealer change a sensor twice, module once, and evaporator core (leaking). Poor troubleshooting on their part. No R134 should have been first item checked. 
Buick Encore in Quebec, Canada
May 2014 - Sep 2017
Aug 2015

5880 mi
Replace the plastic over the the front left tire. It was cracked. 
Nov 2016

9180 mi
changed gasket after the mechanic noticed a little leaking 
Sep 2017

11780 mi
change caliper on front left wheel 
Buick Encore in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2014 - Sep 2017
Apr 2015

11160 mi
Dash over steering wheel making a cracking sound on slightly bumpy roads. press down on the dash would correct for a few minutes then it start again. 
Jun 2017

56110 mi
Problem: Loud hum at 70 -110 KPH Fault : Replaced front Left/Right Wheel bearings and hubs. Cost covered under Boyer Warranty. 
Buick Encore in Kansas, United States
Jun 2014 - Jul 2018
Mar 2016

26000 mi
Passenger rear window regulator replaced. 
Dec 2016

35000 mi
Battery died. 
Buick Encore in Washington, United States
May 2014 - Dec 2018
Oct 2016

54300 mi
Coolant was leaking, turns out it was from the turbocharger, they replaced it under the powertrain warranty, thankfully. 

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2014 Buick Encore 4dr SUV

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

Buick Encore in Ohio, United States
Sep 2014 - Jan 2019
Nov 2014

5400 mi
Update software on AWD syatem. 
Mar 2018

54670 mi
Valve on intake manifold failed.  Turbo replaced also.  Struts and stabilizer links. 
Buick Encore in Saskatchewan, Canada
May 2014 - Apr 2016
Oct 2014

4540 mi
2810765 - Side Object Sensor Reprogramming with SPS 
Buick Encore in Missouri, United States
May 2014 - Feb 2017
Jan 2015

6500 mi
Intermittent message stating that AWD was disabled. Fixed by dealer by a program update. (There was a TSB for the issue.) It was fixed during a scheduled oil change. No cost. 
Aug 2015

12800 mi
Rear liftgate latch intermittent inop. power and ground tested OK. replaced latch. Warranty repair performed during routine scheduled oil change. 

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2014 Buick Encore 4dr SUV

Buick Encore in Alabama, United States
Nov 2014 - Jun 2018
Sep 2017

39000 mi
Car started to make a high pitch whistle while the car was on. Car had difficulty accelerating a tire lower speeds. Valve seal needed to be repaired. 

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