Engine Oil Leaking problems of the 2001 Buick Lesabre
Two problems associated with engine oil leaking have been reported for the 2001 Buick Lesabre.
Engine Oil Leaking problem #1
The vehicle having this issue was a 2001 Buick Lesabre. VIN of the vehicle was 1G4HP54K71_. Engine: oil leaking somewhere, as smell the hot oil and sometimes smoke comes out from under hood. Local service determined main leak was oil pressure sending unit and additional leak from valve covers. Repair cost for just oil sending unit: $167. The cost estimate for valve covers: ~$300. Decided to forgo that for now. This issue happened on Tuesday, Apr. 14, 2009.
Engine Oil Leaking problem #2
The VIN of this vehicle is 1G4HP54K71_. Oil leak on 2001 Buick Lesabre. Not only was leaking from sending unit, but from valve covers. Obviously is leaking on engine, as I smell hot oil and at times see smoke coming from under the front hood. A recall: ea07008 NHTSA action number: ea07008 has been issued for various gm models including Buick regal, all with the 3. 8 engine, however the Lesabre is not listed. This aforementioned recall indicated that this could cause a fire in the engine compartment, so considered a safety issue. This engine oil leaking issue occurred Monday, January 19, 2009.
Other Engine And Engine Cooling related problems of the 2001 Buick Lesabre:
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Manifold/header/muffler/tail Pipe problems||5|
|Engine Cooling System problems||4|
|Engine And Engine Cooling problems||3|
|Car Stall problems||2|
|Engine Oil Leaking problems||2|
|Gasoline Engine problems||2|
|Gas Recirculation Valve (egr Valve) problems||1|
|Engine Exhaust System problems||1|
|Check Engine Light On problems||1|
|Coolant Leaking problems||1|