Bulletins


BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
SUSPENSION
9883300510/01/1998602751Some customers may comment that the vehicle01/11/1999

Consumer Complaints


Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
SUSPENSION
09/15/1998
 Vehicle vibrates severely when driving 60 mph, and it pulls to the right. dealer was not notified at this time. feel free to provide any further infromation.*ak
1
 While driving 65-70 mph on rough pavement, vehicle was skipping lanes which resulted in loss of control.*ak consumer stated as he was driving and went through a rough section of the road, the vehicle's rear end began going up and down forcing consumer to lightly apply the brakes, this action caused the vehicle to veer slightly from side to side, consumer relased the brake pedal and was able to bring the vehicle under control, consumer was informed that this is normal for the type of suspension the vehicle has.*jb
09/25/19981
 Noise heard in the front end suspension.
04/19/1998104/15/1998
 When driving at 65 mph or over, vehicle vibrates.
402/24/1997
 Vehicle bottoms out with four or more passengers aboard. *ak
06/17/1997108/01/1996
 Strut failed.
SUSPENSION - FRONT
04/14/2011129000
 Tl-the contact owns a 1997 buick lasabre. the contact stated that while driving 30 mph, he began to turn to the right. while turning, the front end of the vehicle collapsed to the ground. the vehicle was towed to an authorized dealer where the contact was informed that the washers, which were bolted to the frame, were severely corroded. the manufacturer was notified and offered to cover a portion of the repair costs. the vehicle was not repaired, because the contact thought the manufacturer should cover all costs. the failure mileage was 129,000. sm.
04/14/2011129000
 Tl-the contact owns a 1997 buick lasabre. the contact stated while driving 30 mph and turning right the front frame of the vehicle fell on the ground. the vehicle was towed to a dealer who inspected the failure and stated the washers that was bolted to the frame of the vehicle was rusted and corroded. the manufacturer was contacted who stated they will informed the dealer to give him a percentage off of the amount. the contact stated he was not going to pay for the repairs the manufacturer should pay the total price. the vehicle was not repaired. the failure mileage was 129,000...mw
04/14/2011129000
 Tl-the contact owns a 1997 buick lasabre. the contact stated while driving 30 mph and turning right the front frame of the vehicle fell on the ground. the vehicle was towed to a dealer who inspected the failure and stated the washers that was bolted to the frame of the vehicle was rusted and corroded. the manufacturer was contacted who stated they will informed the dealer to give him a percentage off of the amount. the contact stated he was not going to pay for the repairs the manufacturer should pay the total price. the vehicle was not repaired. the failure mileage was 129,000...mw
04/14/2011129000
 Tl-the contact owns a 1997 buick lasabre. the contact stated while driving 30 mph and turning right the front frame of the vehicle fell on the ground. the vehicle was towed to a dealer who inspected the failure and stated the washers that was bolted to the frame of the vehicle was rusted and corroded. the manufacturer was contacted who stated they will informed the dealer to give him a percentage off of the amount. the contact stated he was not going to pay for the repairs the manufacturer should pay the total price. the vehicle was not repaired. the failure mileage was 129,000...mw
08/21/2010120000
 Tl- the contact owns a 1997 buick lesabre. while traveling 15 mph the contact noticed a loud thump noise coming from the front end, seconds later the vehicle lost all steering power. the vehicle has not been diagnosed and there were no prior warnings. the current and failure mileages were 120000. bml
08/21/2010120000
 Tl- the contact owns a 1997 buick lesabre. while traveling 15 mph the contact noticed a loud thump noise coming from the front end, seconds later the vehicle lost all steering power. the vehicle has not been diagnosed and there were no prior warnings. the current and failure mileages were 120000. bml
08/21/2010120000
 Tl- the contact owns a 1997 buick lesabre. while traveling 15 mph the contact noticed a loud thump noise coming from the front end, seconds later the vehicle lost all steering power. the vehicle has not been diagnosed and there were no prior warnings. the current and failure mileages were 120000. bml
08/21/2010120000
 Tl- the contact owns a 1997 buick lesabre. while traveling 15 mph the contact noticed a loud thump noise coming from the front end, seconds later the vehicle lost all steering power. the vehicle has not been diagnosed and there were no prior warnings. the current and failure mileages were 120000. bml
06/10/1998211/15/1997
 Front end misalignment, causing vehicle to pull to the right and premature wear of tires. also, battery leaked acid, and terminal was worn out to the point of being broken.
06/17/199605/21/1996
 Front suspension, when driving at speed 40 to 70mph, vibration in the front, causing loss of control of vehicle. *ak
SUSPENSION - FRONT - CONTROL ARM
10/08/2001209/05/1997
 Rear brakes sound like metal rubbing against metal when coming to a complete stop. *ak consumer stated that while checking the ball joints again and found that two of the ball joints, one on each side, did not have any grease, which means that the ball joints were worn out. *yd
SUSPENSION - FRONT - MACPHERSON STRUT
104/01/1997
 Consumer stated that the vehicle was dangerous to drive on the highway because the struts were very bad, consumer was finding it very difficult to keep the vehicle on the road.*yh
1
 Suspension system had problems, gm replaced the struts because the vehicle bottomed out while hitting small bumps. *et
SUSPENSION - FRONT - STABILIZER BAR
 Front right side stablizer bar bushing came apart/fell off onto road which could have caused loss of vehicle control. *ak
SUSPENSION - FRONT - WHEEL BEARING
10/20/20001
 Had taken vehicle in for routine maintenance at independent mechanic. was informed that a bolt to rack and pinion steering had broken , and bushings had worn out. bolt nut was sitting there, looked like it was welded. *ak
SUSPENSION - REAR
07/09/1997
 The consumer has been experiencing problems with rear suspension. vehicle bounces up and down while driving. the manufacturer has been contacted. *ak
207/19/1997
 Rear suspension poor resulting in vehicle bottoming out while driving, struts replaced with kit to prohibit bottoming out however failed.
09/13/1996206/27/1996
 While driving vehicle at night the headlights go dim for no reason. owner has taken vehicle to dealer, and was told its the design of vehicle. owner further notes that this problem has almost caused accidents. *ak ses light illuminated. when there is not even 300 pounds in vehicle and going over bumps, it bottoms out, dealer replaced rear springs and weak coil springs. consumer had to wiggle key to get it out of the door, dealer filed key and lubricated the lock cylinder. *slc