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  Safety Recalls of Buick Lesabre Vehicles

There have been 46 safety recalls for the Buick Lesabre. The most recent recalls are shown below. Table 1 and Table 2 show the historical recalls and the recall statistics by the model year of the Buick Lesabre.

NHTSA Recall #: 99V355000; Dec. 17, 1999

Driver visibility may be impaired increasing the risk of a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2000 Buick Lesabre
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Recall Summary: Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. These vehicles do not conform to the requirements of fmvss no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. " the head lamp adjustment device horizontal adjuster may not move the head lamp reflector when the shaft is rotated in a normal ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 99V301000; Oct. 29, 1999

Separation of a tie rod can cause unexpected steering input increasing the risk of a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2000 Buick Lesabre, 2000 Cadillac Eldorado, 2000 Cadillac Seville, 2000 Cadillac SLS, 2000 Cadillac STS
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
Recall Summary: Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. The inner tie rod nuts are loose and can result in separation of a tie rod. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 99V238000; Aug. 27, 1999

If these nuts are loose, the brake pedal may be low, the assembly may be loose, the brakes may not release, and if the nuts back completely off, braking may be lost. Also fume and water intrusion to the passenger compartment can occur.

Recalled Vehicles: 2000 Buick Lesabre, 1999 Buick Park Avenue, 1999 Oldsmobile Aurora
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM
Recall Summary: Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. The brake booster to pedal assembly attachment nuts may be loose. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 99V089000; Apr. 26, 1999

If the link disconnects, the driver's indicated prndl state may differ from the hydraulic state of the transmission. If the driver selects 'drive' and the transmission is actually in 'reverse', a vehicle crash could occur.

Recalled Vehicles: 1999 Buick Lesabre, 1999 Oldsmobile 88, 1999 Pontiac Bonneville
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Recall Summary: Vehicle description: passenger vehicles equipped with 4t65e automatic transmissions. These vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of fmvss no. 102, "transmission shift lever sequence. " a retaining clip, which secures the manual valve to the linkage of the transmission detent lever, can ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 96V116000; Jul. 1, 1996

This condition can cause a no-start condition and possibly an engine compartment fire.

Recalled Vehicles: 1996 Buick Lesabre, 1997 Buick Lesabre, 1996 Buick Park Avenue, 1996 Buick Regal, 1996 Buick Riviera, 1996 Oldsmobile 88, 1996 Oldsmobile 98, 1996 Pontiac Bonneville
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
Recall Summary: A backfire during engine starting can cause breakage of the upper intake manifold. ... Details of this recall goto detail
Table 1. Historical Recalls of Buick Lesabre Vehicles
Date Component Vehicle Affected
Feb. 24, 2004   Fuel System, Gasoline:delivery 910,873
Aug. 9, 2002   Air Bags:frontal 133,221
Mar. 6, 2002   Steering:gear Box (other Than Rack And Pinion) 249
Apr. 17, 2000   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:foundation Components 8,132
Dec. 17, 1999   Exterior Lighting:headlights 35,725
Oct. 29, 1999   Steering:linkages:tie Rod Assembly 1,284
Aug. 27, 1999   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:power Assist:vacuum 988
Apr. 26, 1999   Power Train:automatic Transmission 99,333
Jul. 1, 1996   Fuel System, Gasoline:fuel Injection System 275,811
Mar. 5, 1996   Seat Belts:front:buckle Assembly 15,122
Jan. 23, 1996   Power Train:automatic Transmission:cooling Unit And Lines 585,182
Oct. 23, 1995   Electrical System:ignition:anti-theft Controller 32,869
Aug. 4, 1995   Exterior Lighting:headlights 12,832
Sep. 23, 1991   Parking Brake:conventional:mechanical 20,765
Nov. 7, 1989   Structure:frame And Members 6
Jun. 16, 1989   Vehicle Speed Control 1,755,897
Aug. 29, 1988   Fuel System, Gasoline:storage 1,655
Apr. 19, 1988   Service Brakes, Air:antilock 1,889
Jan. 20, 1988   Seat Belt 34,574
Sep. 1, 1987   Electrical System:fuses And Circuit Breakers 479,715
Jun. 23, 1987   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:antilock 6,004
Sep. 19, 1986   Exterior Lighting:headlights:switch 106,111
Sep. 5, 1984   Fuel System, Gasoline:delivery:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 520
Aug. 19, 1983   Vehicle Speed Control:cables 19,108
Jan. 3, 1982   Fuel System, Gasoline:fuel Injection System 79,686
Mar. 23, 1981   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:foundation Components:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 93
Sep. 25, 1980   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:pedals And Linkages 4,615
Nov. 13, 1979   Seat Belts:front:anchorage 1,326,404
Jun. 6, 1979   Exterior Lighting:brake Lights:switch 15,328
Jun. 13, 1978   Engine And Engine Cooling:cooling System:fan 333,619
Nov. 16, 1977   Wheels:lugs/nuts/bolts 4,504
Jan. 1, 1977   Steering:linkages 33
Nov. 3, 1976   Exterior Lighting:turn Signal:switch 66,632
Sep. 7, 1976   Steering:wheel And Handle Bar 55,564
Feb. 10, 1976   Power Train:automatic Transmission:gear Position Indication (prndl) 3,011
Dec. 19, 1975   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:foundation Components:differential Proportional Valve 39,278
Jul. 28, 1975   Wheel 687
Nov. 14, 1974   Wheels:center Section 2,578
Sep. 4, 1974   Vehicle Speed Control 2,562
Dec. 27, 1973   Suspension:front:control Arm:upper Arm 782,111
Jan. 24, 1973   Structure: Frame And Members:underbody Shields 3,707,064
Jan. 15, 1972   Wheel 30,885
Aug. 2, 1971   Visibility:defroster/defogger System 15,000
Jan. 15, 1970   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:foundation Components:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 1,178
Jan. 13, 1970   Wheel 4,527
Mar. 17, 1967   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:pedals And Linkages 6,919


Table 2. Recall Statistics of Buick Lesabre Model Years
Model# Recalls
2003 Buick Lesabre 1
2002 Buick Lesabre 2
2000 Buick Lesabre 5
1999 Buick Lesabre 2
1998 Buick Lesabre 1
1997 Buick Lesabre 2
1996 Buick Lesabre 2
1995 Buick Lesabre 1
1993 Buick Lesabre 1
1992 Buick Lesabre 2
1989 Buick Lesabre 2
1988 Buick Lesabre 3
1987 Buick Lesabre 4
1986 Buick Lesabre 2
1985 Buick Lesabre 1
1984 Buick Lesabre 2
1982 Buick Lesabre 1
1981 Buick Lesabre 3
1979 Buick Lesabre 2
1978 Buick Lesabre 2
1977 Buick Lesabre 3
1976 Buick Lesabre 2
1975 Buick Lesabre 3
1974 Buick Lesabre 1
1972 Buick Lesabre 1
1971 Buick Lesabre 3
1970 Buick Lesabre 2
1967 Buick Lesabre 1