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Headlights Problems of Buick Lesabre



Buick Lesabre owners have reported 23 problems related to headlights (under the exterior lighting category).

car image   Headlights problem of the 2005 Buick Lesabre 1
Failure Date: 05/05/2013

Started out as a headlamp that we thought was burned out. Replaced the bulb and it worked for a day or two. Next the gas gauge, speedometer, heat and cooling gauge and now both headlamps do not work. My husband has to drive in the dark with brights on because there are absolutely no headlights . This is a serious safety issue and gm should be issuing a recall. This is extremely dangerous and we cannot drive our vehicle at night unless we use our brights the whole time which then becomes a safety issue to other drivers. This is as serious as seat belts failing or windshield wipers out of whack. Please respond to this with quick and serious measures.

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car image   Headlights problem of the 2004 Buick Lesabre 2
Failure Date: 03/18/2012

The contact owns a 2004 Buick Lesabre. While driving approximately 55 mph, the contact activated the high beam headlights and noticed that the headlights and the interior lights on the instrument panel suddenly stopped illuminating. The failure occurred intermittently. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic for a diagnostic test. The mechanic was unable to duplicate the failure. The headlights also stopped functioning suddenly two different times while depressing the brake pedal. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 115,000.

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car image   Headlights problem of the 2001 Buick Lesabre 3
Failure Date: 11/01/2005

While driving at night 2001 Buick Lesabre lights malfunction. (11/16/05) the lights would go dim.

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car image   Headlights problem of the 2003 Buick Lesabre 4
Failure Date: 12/01/2004

The consumer owns both a 1993 Buick roadmaster and a 2003 Buick Lesabre. The roadmaster had poor lighting in both high and low beams and the highbeams on the Lesabre were extremely bright.

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car image   Headlights problem of the 1998 Buick Lesabre 5
Failure Date: 09/28/2004

The contact took h car to dealer for a recall 04v090000 repairs almost one year ago in August, 2004. He received the recall notice in June, 2004, and the car was repaired on 9-28-04. They damaged the car on the outside and also under the hood. The rear tail light was broken and there was a scratch under the front left headlight. They put red tape over the headlight. The accelerator stuck and the car stalled. This problem immediately followed the recall repairs within one day. The dealer denied anything wrong was done. The recall was in regard to a fuel regulator. As soon as the car returned to the contact it shut off. Recently, the accelerator stuck, and the contact smelled a fuel/exhaust odor that was very strong. The check engine light stayed on n. . He talked to gm on 11-12-04, and they informed him that they had notified the dealer about the damage, and for him to take the car to dealer for repairs. When he took the car to dealer the dealer was mad and refused to fix the car.

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car image   Headlights problem of the 2004 Buick Lesabre 6
Failure Date: 10/27/2003

When driving the vehicle at night it was very difficult to see the road. Consumer contacted dealership, and mechanic determined that the headlights wore out prematurely.

car image   Headlights problem of the 2000 Buick Lesabre 7
Failure Date: 05/15/2003

Headlight lenses produce a thick film. The dealer states the lights are melting the plastic.

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car image   Headlights problem of the 2002 Buick Lesabre 8
Failure Date: 02/15/2003

The head lights failed.

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car image   Headlights problem of the 2000 Buick Lesabre 9
Failure Date: 01/03/2003

While driving head light would flick off and on. Ph.

car image   Headlights problem of the 2001 Buick Lesabre 10
Failure Date: 11/10/2001

At night, raining, on interstate 95 near freeport, me driver fiddling with wiper speed control (he thinks), headlights go out for 2 to 4 seconds (it seemed like an eternity) and then come back on. Was able to repeat while parked, later that night, also raining. Hawe not tried to repeat. Took car to local Buick dealer (not the one purchased from). Mechanic unable to repeat, even by blocking light sensor on dash and squirting water on rain sensor on windshield. Mechanic says he called somewhere in gm and was told that in maine, it is required that headlights come on with wipers. Referring to driver's handbook, noted that setting the "twilight" control to off might cause problem but driver does not recall fiddling with that knob. It is possible that twilight knob had been previously set to zero. This car has every possible option, wanted or not and is presumed to be idiot-proof. It is however a very scary situation and I want it fixed please.


 
car image   Headlights problem of the 2000 Buick Lesabre 11
Failure Date: 01/15/2001

When going from high beam to low beam all headlights go out. Consumer states this does not happen all the time, dealer can not find problem.

car image   Headlights problem of the 1999 Buick Lesabre 12
Failure Date: 07/08/2000

I have a 1999 Buick that since I perchaced it a film has been building up on the inside of the headlights. I whent to the dealer and was told to replace the headlights. Then I contacted general motors and was told the same thing. The vehicle has never been in an accident. This is a design flaw. I have noticed other gm products with the same problem. This film has effected the brightness of the headlights.

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car image   Headlights problem of the 2000 Buick Lesabre 13
Failure Date: 04/04/2000

While driving at 55 mph heard a noise, and then the right side headlight flipped over onto the hood, and then it broke loose and went in a ditch, consumer took vehicle to dealer, and had headlight repaired. This could be considered unsafe because the wieght of that light could have struck someone or something, causing a fatal accident.

car image   Headlights problem of the 1996 Buick Lesabre 14
Failure Date: 12/02/1999

While driving on a county road at night headlights went out and consumer was unable to see. Consumer felt that this was very dangerous, and could have caused a major accident. Tokk to dealer, dealer said it was the headlamp control module.

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car image   Headlights problem of the 2000 Buick Lesabre 15
Failure Date: 05/27/1999

There is shadow in the headlights which causes visibility problems and may result in a crash. Dealer said that the design of the headlights created the shadow.

car image   Headlights problem of the 1998 Buick Lesabre 16
Failure Date: 11/15/1997

Headlights appear to be a defective, high and low beams interchange positions and functions. Inner beams are low, and outer beams are high. Dealer contacted and cannot remedy the problem. Problem still exists. Provide further information.

car image   Headlights problem of the 1997 Buick Lesabre 17
Failure Date: 06/06/1997

Front headlight lenses take in water. They were replaced in June 1998; however, the new lenses also show signs of taking in water.

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car image   Headlights problem of the 2001 Buick Lesabre 18

Unable to turn off headlights using light switch until ignition switch is switched off. Had contacted dealership. Please provide further information.

car image   Headlights problem of the 2003 Buick Lesabre 19

The owner had difficulty with proper illumination of the headlights. The owner described the difficulty as a " shadow ", which constantly distracted him while driving. The service manager wrote to the company about the erratic operation of the headlights not illuminating properly. The consumer was told the problem cannot be fixed.

car image   Headlights problem of the 1997 Buick Lesabre 20

Headlights fog up due to moisture leaking in.

car image   Headlights problem of the 1997 Buick Lesabre 21

Headlights fogged causing poor vsibility.

car image   Headlights problem of the 2000 Buick Lesabre 22

The vehicles headlights failed.

car image   Headlights problem of the 2000 Buick Lesabre 23

Blinding white headlights used by some late model foreign cars such as BMW, Audi, Jaguar, Volvo and Volkswagen are blinding in the daytime as well as night, leaving the viewer with an after image blind spot.