really awful
Crashes / Fires:
4 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
4 / 0
Average Mileage:
78,206 miles

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problem #91

Mar 112020


  • 171,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Buick Enclave. The contact stated the air bag warning light was illuminated. The vehicle was not taken to be diagnosed nor repaired. A dealer was not contacted. The manufacturer was not informed of failure. The failure mileage was 171,000.

- Bennettsville, SC, USA

problem #90

Mar 032020


  • 102,500 miles
Passenger side front airbag has failed in car and was not deployed. Dealership has looked into it, fixed connections and still it is displaying that it needs to be serviced. Signal started while driving at speed after connections to passenger seat were repaired.

- Rochester, NY, USA

problem #89

Oct 012019


  • 127,000 miles
Air bags light stays on rear wiper stop working

- Lake Station, IN, USA

problem #88

Sep 282019


  • miles
The airbag keep going off and on service airbag and when I bring it to get it check they can┐T find anything wrong with

- Bridgeport, CT, USA

problem #87

Sep 042019


  • 149,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Buick Enclave. While driving, the "service air bag" message appeared on the instrument panel. The contact called hutchinson Buick GMC Cadillac (3989 river pl dr, macon, ga 31210, (478) 757-2177) and was informed that the sensor or module in the seat may have caused the failure. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact had a computer scan test by an independent mechanic, but the results were unknown. The contact also stated that the failure only occurred when the passenger seat was occupied. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and informed the contact that there was no recall associated with the VIN; therefore, the contact would have to pay for the repair. The approximate failure mileage was 149,000.

- Lizella, GA, USA

problem #86

Aug 272019


  • 220,000 miles
Service airbags just started illuminating today. From the research I have been seeing. It's because the wiring harness under passenger seat gets pinch. Also the sun roof is leaking through the air bag area on the driver side to the left of the windshield while sitting inside the car....

- Rockville, IN, USA

problem #85

May 012019


  • miles
Check air bag monitor keeps coming

- Bowling Green, FL, USA

problem #84

May 012017


  • 90,000 miles
Sunroof water leak. When it rains water pours from all parts of the roof onto the interior of the car. From falling water to water running down through the walls of every part of the car. It has started to cause electrical problems with the vehicle and also I have found mold under the carpet where the water accumulates. It is usually 1 to 2 inches of water on the floor boards after raining. Causing mold, rust and mildew. This happens whenever it rains, a little or alot. This may be causing unhealth iisues. It would be smart for Buick to fix these issues now before medical bills are involved.

- Mount Juliet, TN, USA

problem #83

Mar 012015


  • miles
The passenger airbag light always says off and the service air bag notice is always on. We took the car in to a dealer several years ago and were told it is not covered under the airbag recall. This is hard to believe; the vehicle has never been in an accident. GM should not risk an important safety issue defect to go ignored.

- Anaheim Hills, CA, USA

problem #82

Jan 102018


  • 141,966 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Buick Enclave. The contact stated that the tailgate did not function properly. When the tailgate was utilized, the door would raise up, but would automatically fall down and not remain in the upward position. Also, the sun roof leaked water into the vehicle. As a result, mildew covered the front and rear floors. Furthermore, the air bag indicator remained illuminated and would not turn off. There were no warning indicators illuminated for the tailgate or sun roof. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, but was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified. The failure mileage was 141,966.

- Stillwater, OK, USA

problem #81

Dec 022018


  • miles
Went to get out of the vehicle from driver side and the door wouldnt open. You can pull the door handle back but door will not open. Door will open from the outside. Also, the passenger side air bag notification comes on for a while but then will go off periodically. When you start the vehicle it will say "service air bag" (picture attached).

- Laurel, MD, USA

problem #80

Nov 102018


  • 128,000 miles
2008 Buick Enclave (recall# 14030)-failure of the passenger side impact air bags intermittently not working. Researched and discovered that General Motors llc (GM) is recalling certain model year 2008-2013 Buick Enclave. The air bag indicator remains illuminated intermittently off and on while driving with a passenger in the drivers seat. The airbag sensor will not register any if the person in the passenger seat is not of a certain weight. This is really a dangerous situation given that my teenagers ride in the front passenger seat most times. Please have someone contact me immediately to get this resolved. This recall is identical to my 2008 Buick but yet not showing for my VIN.

- Raleigh, NC, USA

problem #79

Nov 012018

Enclave 6-cyl

  • 130,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Buick Enclave. While operating the vehicle, the air bag indicator remained illuminated. Also, while driving in the rain, water leaked into the cabin and onto the floor of the vehicle, which caused the brake pedal to become slippery when depressed. The failures were not diagnosed or repaired. The dealer (eckenhoff Buick, 919 church rd, cherry hill, NJ) and the manufacturer were notified, but no solution was offered. The VIN was not available. The failure mileage was 130,000.

- Philadelphia, PA, USA

problem #78

Oct 062018


  • 58,800 miles
Front passenger seat air bag warning works on and off while driving or sitting in traffic when someone is sitting in the seat

- Westchester, IL, USA

problem #77

Mar 032018


  • 110,000 miles
Passenger seat air bag sensor does not work if somebody under 175 lbs is sitting there

- Davison, MI, USA

problem #76

Feb 012018


  • 105,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Buick Enclave. The contact stated that the air bag warning indicator remained illuminated. The vehicle was taken to a dealer (schuchard's westside GMC Inc, 1800 9th ave sw, watertown, sd 57201, (605) 886-5694) where it was diagnosed that the air bag sensor needed to be replaced on the front passenger side. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. There was no recall for the failure. The VIN was not available. The approximate failure mileage was 105,000.

- Watertown, SD, USA

problem #75

Mar 032018


  • 98,000 miles
Had Buick recall done in 2011. Was not permanent. Passenger sensor does not work and display reads ┐off┐. 'service airbag┐ stays on the dash display.

- Erie, CO, USA

problem #74

Feb 102018


  • 135,000 miles
Passenger airbag sensor does not work property. Thus, anyone sitting in the front passenger seat may not get an airbag at impact. There is no recall on this, however a lot of posts about it. I can say that the front seat has not been used that much in the car nor by a large individual. $1000+ to replace for a $4000 car is too much. This should be a recall before someone dies.

- Cary, NC, USA

problem #73

Oct 222017


  • 122,000 miles
Warning airbag light and message comes on and goes off continuously when I'm driving my car. I have never been involved on any crash or incident with this vehicle it just came one for nothing

- Cicero, IL, USA

problem #72

Dec 132017


  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Buick Enclave. While driving approximately 20 mph, the contact lost control and crashed head on into another vehicle. The air bags did not deploy. A police report was filed. The contact sustained injuries to the head, which required medical attention. The vehicle was towed to the contact's residence. The contact was not sure if the vehicle was destroyed. A local dealer and manufacturer were not contacted. The VIN and failure mileage were not available.

- Waukegan, IL, USA

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