really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
86,639 miles

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problem #8

Nov 032014

Enclave 6-cyl

  • 68,140 miles
Battery was completely dead. Electrical system was shorted. Installed new battery. Vehicle started but would not shut off even with key removed. Check engine light stayed on and would not go off even with key removed. Found water leaked into dash. Checking internet brought other reports of other possible water leaks.

- Raceland, KY, USA

problem #7

Sep 042013

Enclave 6-cyl

  • 73,296 miles
Issue: Check engine light issue resolution: Dealership found code P0304 and P0306 were stored. Recommended replacement of #4 and #6 coils and plugs. Repair replaced all plugs and coils. Issue #7. itr

- Raleigh, NC, USA

problem #6

May 102013

Enclave 6-cyl

  • 68,032 miles
Issue: Car makes loud screeching noise, loss of power steering, engine fan constantly running and car A/C heats on one side and cools on the other. Resolution: Dealership located leaking gear and pump damaged which caused noise. Replaced power steering gear and power steering pump. Flushed power steering system and evac and recharge A/C system. Issue #6

- Raleigh, NC, USA

problem #5

Jul 212012

Enclave 6-cyl

  • 57,796 miles
Issue: Repair done for premature timing chain wear due to engine control module resolution: Recall repair #10287 performed and reprogrammed engine control module issue #5.

- Raleigh, NC, USA

problem #4

May 192009


  • 18,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Buick Enclave. The contact stated while driving approximately 60 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was merged to the shoulder of the road. The engine failed to restart after several attempts. The failure recurred multiple times. The vehicle was towed to a dealer. The technician was unable to diagnose the failure. The manufacturer was notified of the problem. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 18,000.

- Pooler , GA, USA

problem #3

Feb 152012


  • miles
Purchased June 2009. Coolant level has never stayed at full level. After adding coolant it eventually drops in level. Lately, having problems with the power steering. Sometimes it becomes very difficult to turn wheel. Current mileage is 89,000.

- Wisconsin Rapids, WI, USA

problem #2

Nov 152012


  • 55,000 miles
Vehicle transmission either, slips, doesn't shift or shifts erratically. The engine misfires at times. Steering issues. Navigation system issues, strut failure, heated seat failure. ## VIN failed ##

- Fayetteville, WV, USA

problem #1

Nov 062012

Enclave 6-cyl

  • 69,000 miles
I purchased the vehicle used 1 month ago. On two occasions, the car has not started after getting gas. After several minutes, the car will start again. I believe this problem has been fixed by replacing the evap purge solenoid. On two occasions within the last week, the car would not start after being parked in the driveway overnight. The first time, the battery was completely dead and the car had to be towed in. The mechanic attributed the problem to low voltage, recharged the battery, and the battery tested good. Five days later, the vehicle was dead again. A little research seems to indicate there may be a problem with battery drainage in the 2009 Buick Enclave. Since purchase, the vehicle has been at the mechanic for more days than I have used it.

- Jacksonville, FL, USA