Wiring problems of the 2000 Buick Lesabre
Five problems associated with wiring have been reported for the 2000 Buick Lesabre.
Wiring problem #1
The car is a 2000 Buick Lesabre. While traveling at approximately between 25 and 40 mph engine will stall, leaving the vehicle undriveable. Dealership examined vehicle, and replaced wiring harness which did not correct defect. Problem reoccurred, and another dealership examined vehicle and discovered a cracked ignition wire. Consumer reviewed odi website, and found a TSB 000604023 which described problem. Please provide any additional information/attachments. This issue happened on May 22, 2001.
Wiring problem #2
The car was a 2000 Buick Lesabre. While driving 65 mph engine started to make a loud rapping noise. Dealer notifed and informed consumer that engine needed to be replaced. The transmission failed twice and was replaced by the dealer. The engine skips due to defective wires and all wires were replaced. The head gasket and valve cover gasket were defective and were replaced. The engine was defective and was replaced. The consumer was requesting refund. It was Thursday, May 2, 2002 when this wiring issue happened.
Wiring problem #3
The vehicle involved is a 2000 Buick Lesabre. When starting the vehicle consumer heard a loud backfire coming from the front of the vehicle. Then, consumer noticed white smoke. Driver was able to get out of the vehicle, and called the local fire department. The fire department was able to put out the flames. This wiring issue occurred Feb. 2, 2004.
Wiring problem #4
The vehicle involved is a 2000 Buick Lesabre. The vehicle is experiencing problems with the power windows on the front driver's side and the front passenger's side intermittently shorting out. Consumer is unable to wind the side windows up or down when needed. Also consumer smelled electrical wiring burning when using the window switches. Dealer was notified, and informed consumer that the vehicle was not covered under a recall. This issue happened on Fri., Dec. 10, 2004.
Wiring problem #5
The car was a 2000 Buick Lesabre. The VIN of this Lesabre is 1G4HP54K8Y_. 7/17/2000: stalled 2x in traffic w/315 miles on it; replaced wire harness & fuses; 4/9/02:leak-replaced upper manifold @ 23,184 miles 5/3/noisy,uneven-defective tires-replaced @ 24,161 miles; 8/20/recall - heating & cooling @ 39,226 miles; 10/28/rattling-catal. Conv. Assembly @42,892 miles; 7/8/motor not running properly - replaced wires,coils,etc. @ 55,385 miles 10/28/rattling-replaced catalytic converter assembly; 10/13/04-ecall. It was 07/17/2000 when this wiring issue happened.
Other Electrical System related problems of the 2000 Buick Lesabre:
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Horn Assembly problems||22|
|Electrical System problems||9|
|Battery Dead problems||6|
|Underhood Wiring problems||4|
|Battery Cable problems||2|
|Dash Wiring problems||2|
|Starter Solenoid problems||1|
|Fuses And Circuit Breaker problems||1|
|Electrical Failure problems||1|
|Car Will Not Start problems||1|