Transmission Solenoid Problems of Buick Lesabre
Buick Lesabre owners have reported 7 problems related to transmission solenoid (under the power train category).
#1 - Transmission Solenoid problem of the 2001 Buick Lesabre
The vehicle involved was a 2001 Buick Lesabre. While making a sudden stop, consumer noticed driver's seat moved forward while turning corners. Consumer heard a popping noise, seat moving side to side. Dealer has been contacted. The automatic transmission has a harsh down shift when merging on to a freeway or goind up a hill. Shifts down to lower gear. The solenoid was replaced and the powertrain control module was updated but did not correct the harsh engagement. Once in a while the harsh engagement happens when going from drive to reverse. The transmission fluid was flushed due to sediment. The rear brakes still moan and are squeaky at low speeds. They were hosed off to remove the excess brake dust form the rotors. The brakes pulsate when braking hard on freeways or city streets. The steering labors engine when turning a corner or backing up. The power steering hydraulic hoses were replaced.
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#2 - Transmission Solenoid problem of the 2001 Buick Lesabre
Transmission problems involving 2001 Buick Lesabre. The vehicle experienced sudden acceleration. This occurred while backing out of parking spaces and at traffic lights. The cruise control had become inoperative. The solenoid valve was replaced in the transmission, however it did not resolved the problem. This transmission solenoid problem happened on Friday, Jul. 11, 2003.
#3 - Transmission Solenoid problem of the 2001 Buick Lesabre
2001 Buick Lesabre limited that had a solenoid in the transmission fail** the pressure control solenoid in the ransmission failed. It was Tuesday, January 1, 1901 when this transmission solenoid issue happened.
#4 - Transmission Solenoid problem of the 2000 Buick Lesabre
The car is a 2000 Buick Lesabre. Transmission failure, causing hard shifts and shuddering when driving. Gm has a TSB out for this sympton but denies any problem with the transmission. Dealership tech confirmed with diagnostic test and refered to bullitin #00-07-30-002b pressure control solenoid valve assembly. Gm refuses to pay for even a portion of the repairs inspite of their TSB indicating a problem with this perticular make and model. The vehicle was purchased used from my father inlaw with 81k miles on it. 12/26/04 and was very well maintained. Iif they issue a TSB for this specific problem, they should take some responsibility iin corrective repairs as laid out in their own TSB. Gm refuses to own up to this problem. This transmission solenoid problem happened on Wed., Dec. 29, 2004.
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#5 - Transmission Solenoid problem of the 2000 Buick Lesabre
The VIN of the car is 1G4HP54K6Y_. 2000 Buick Lesabre developed problems with shifting properly. The p/c solenoid switch failed which caused the vehicle to shift erratically while being driven. The consumer contacted the manufacturer about this problem but the since the vehicle was out of warranty they provided no financial assistance. This problem occurred on Fri., Mar. 25, 2005.
#6 - Transmission Solenoid problem of the 1999 Buick Lesabre
The vehicle is a 1999 Buick Lesabre. The VIN of the problem Lesabre is 1G4HP52K1X_. When the consumer attempted to apply the gas, the vehicle vibrated. The dealer was notified. The consumer knew of other Buicks with the same problem. There was shuddering in the transaxle (transmission) and required replacing the solenoid assembly. Gm was unwilling to resolve the problem. This issue happened on 08/13/2000.
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#7 - Transmission Solenoid problem of the 1997 Buick Lesabre
The vehicle involved is a 1997 Buick Lesabre. The VIN of this vehicle was 1G48P52K1V_. The contact stated the indicator light on the dashboard for the transmission illuminated. The vehicle has been to the dealer, and they completed a diagnostic test which showed transmission slippage. The dealer replaced two solenoid valves. The indicator light was working properly. The vehicle would not pass emissions testing with this light illuminating. The failure date was Oct. 1, 2004.
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