really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
6 / 0
Average Mileage:
13,148 miles

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problem #6

Mar 072006

LeSabre 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 62,000 miles
: the contact stated sometimes the trunk lid fails to remain open and unexpectedly falls down, resulting in minor injury to the person who opened it. The vehicle was seen by a dealer who was unable to determine the cause of the problem. Parts were ordered on 07/08/2006, and repairs were made on 03/07/2006. Currently, vehicle operates normally.

- Tupelo, MS, USA

problem #5

Aug 052003

LeSabre 6-cyl

  • 2,800 miles
Without prior warning water is leaking inside the trunk.

- Beaumont, CA, USA

problem #4

Jul 012003

LeSabre 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 10,000 miles
The consumer stated that the trunk lid had a tendency to swing up and down when opened. On one occasion the lid came down and hit the consumers glasses and gave her a black eye. The dealer replaced the torsion bar.

- Coral, WI, USA

problem #3

Nov 012001

LeSabre 6-cyl

  • 4,086 miles
The trunk lid collapsed on two occasions while on an incline, and caused injury to the consumer and his wife.

- Mount Morris, NY, USA

problem #2

Aug 202002


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer opened trunk with remote control. Trunk lid opened, consumer bent over to get something out of trunk, and lid closed and came down on consumer's head.

- Ellicott City, MD, USA

problem #1

Nov 112001


  • miles
When this vehicle is parked forward on a slight incline the trunk lid bounces, when opened by the remote. Both my wife and myself have been hit on the head, I received a slight laceration. This is a dangerous situation. Someone can get a concussion. We have gone through all of Buick's channels of complaint.

- Milledgeville, GA, USA