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BUICK ENCLAVE - 2008 BUICK ENCLAVE Problems & Complaints

 
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by General Motors LLC

There are 387 complaints filed for the 2008 BUICK ENCLAVE

Below is a list of complaints & problems filed against the 2008 BUICK ENCLAVE. These problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. If you like to file an official complaint for the 2008 BUICK ENCLAVE, you can do so by calling the NHTSA Mon-Fri 8am to 8pm at 888-327-4236, TTY: 800-424-9153. You can also file your complaint online by clicking here. Your complaint will be added to the NHTSA complaints database after a thorough review. If a trend is discovered, an investigation will be opened by the ODI.

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VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

1/12/2017 - DOUGLASVILLE, GA
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2008 BUICK ENCLAVE. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING AT APPROXIMATELY 25 MPH AND GOING ON AN INCLINE, THE VEHICLE HESITATED TO ACCELERATE WHEN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL WAS DEPRESSED. THE CHECK ENGINE WARNING INDICATOR ILLUMINATED. THE VEHICLE WAS DRIVEN TO A DEALER WHERE IT STALLED AND FAILED TO SHIFT GEARS. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT DIAGNOSED OR REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 80,000.

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POWER TRAIN

1/12/2017 - DOUGLASVILLE, GA
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2008 BUICK ENCLAVE. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING AT APPROXIMATELY 25 MPH AND GOING ON AN INCLINE, THE VEHICLE HESITATED TO ACCELERATE WHEN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL WAS DEPRESSED. THE CHECK ENGINE WARNING INDICATOR ILLUMINATED. THE VEHICLE WAS DRIVEN TO A DEALER WHERE IT STALLED AND FAILED TO SHIFT GEARS. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT DIAGNOSED OR REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 80,000.

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ENGINE

1/12/2017 - DOUGLASVILLE, GA
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2008 BUICK ENCLAVE. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING AT APPROXIMATELY 25 MPH AND GOING ON AN INCLINE, THE VEHICLE HESITATED TO ACCELERATE WHEN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL WAS DEPRESSED. THE CHECK ENGINE WARNING INDICATOR ILLUMINATED. THE VEHICLE WAS DRIVEN TO A DEALER WHERE IT STALLED AND FAILED TO SHIFT GEARS. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT DIAGNOSED OR REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 80,000.

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STRUCTURE: BODY

1/10/2017 - WAYCROSS, GA
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2008 BUICK ENCLAVE. THE CONTACT STATED THAT AFTER RAINY WEATHER, WATER LEAKED INTO THE VEHICLE. AS A RESULT, THE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM BECAME INOPERABLE AND A PUDDLE OF WATER ACCUMULATED IN THE FRONT PASSENGER SIDE OF THE VEHICLE. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER ON MULTIPLE OCCASIONS WHERE THE TECHNICIAN INFORMED THAT THERE WAS A PUDDLE OF WATER INSIDE THE RADIO SYSTEM. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE TECHNICIAN STATED THAT THE SUN ROOF NEEDED TO BE SEALED. THE VEHICLE WAS REPAIRED BUT THE FAILURE CONTINUED TO OCCUR AND ALSO BEGAN TO LEAK INTO THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN BACK TO THE DEALER BUT THE FAILURE WAS UNABLE TO BE DETERMINED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS UNKNOWN.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

1/10/2017 - WAYCROSS, GA
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2008 BUICK ENCLAVE. THE CONTACT STATED THAT AFTER RAINY WEATHER, WATER LEAKED INTO THE VEHICLE. AS A RESULT, THE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM BECAME INOPERABLE AND A PUDDLE OF WATER ACCUMULATED IN THE FRONT PASSENGER SIDE OF THE VEHICLE. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER ON MULTIPLE OCCASIONS WHERE THE TECHNICIAN INFORMED THAT THERE WAS A PUDDLE OF WATER INSIDE THE RADIO SYSTEM. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE TECHNICIAN STATED THAT THE SUN ROOF NEEDED TO BE SEALED. THE VEHICLE WAS REPAIRED BUT THE FAILURE CONTINUED TO OCCUR AND ALSO BEGAN TO LEAK INTO THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN BACK TO THE DEALER BUT THE FAILURE WAS UNABLE TO BE DETERMINED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS UNKNOWN.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

12/27/2016 - LARGO, FL
WHILE DRIVING ENGINE TURNED OFF ON 4 SEPARATE OCCASIONS IN THE PAST 2 WEEKS.NEVER ANY WARNING LIGHTS OR CHECK ENGINE LIGHT JUST ENGINE TURNS OFF SUDDENLY.THE FIRST TIME I WAS DRIVING ON A BUSY CITY ROAD MIDDLE LANE AT 25-45 M/HR. NO POWER STEERING OR BRAKES. UNABLE TO RESTART I WAS ABLE TO PUSH INTO A PARKING LOT AND CALL FOR HELP, IT WAS TOWED TO MY MECHANIC WHO SAID ROLLOVER SWITCH TRIPPED. 2 DAYS LATER ENGINE TURNED OFF AGAIN WHILE EXITING HIGHWAY AT THE SAME SPEED BUT WAS ABLE TO RESTART IN NEURAL AFTER A MIN STOPPED, I DROVE IT STRAIGHT TO MY MECHANIC WHO RESET COMPUTER AND DROVE IT AROUND FOR 3 DAYS UNABLE TO DIAGNOSE PROBLEM ON COMPUTER. 2 DAYS LATER WHILE DRIVING 45 M/HR ENGINE TURNED OFF AGAIN. I WAS ON A SMALL DECLINE 2 LANE BUSY ROAD AND ABLE TO RESTART IN NEUTRAL POSITION. A FEW TIMES IN THE PAST FEW WEEKS VEHICLE WOULD NOT START AFTER PARKED FOR A FEW HOURS BUT WOULD START IN NEURAL EVENTUALLY AFTER MANY ATTEMPTS, 12/24/2016 WHILE DRIVING ON A BUSY 2 LANE STREET IN TOWN ENGINE STOPPED AGAIN NO POWER STEERING OR BRAKES AT 20 M/HR. UNABLE TO RESTART AND PASSENGERS HAD TO GET OUT OF MY BUICK AND PUSH INTO NEAREST PARKING LOT. UNABLE TO RESTART, TOWED ON 12/26/2016 TO LOCAL BUICK DEALERSHIP TO BE DIAGNOSED BY A CERTIFIED DEALERSHIP PER THE SUGGESTION OF BUICK USA. THEY CAN NOT FIND A PROBLEM PER COMPUTER DIAGNOSIS AND ARE TRYING TO TELL ME THERE IS SOME WATER DAMAGE BEHIND DASH ON FUSE BLOCK THAT WILL COST ME THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS TO REPAIR BUT NO GUARANTEE THAT THAT IS THE PROBLEM I HAVE NEVER HAD ANY PROBLEMS WITH LIGHTS, RADIO , AC OR ANY OTHER ELECTRICAL ISSUES THAT WOULD LEAD ME TO BELIEVE THAT THE FUSE BLOCK HAS WATER DAMAGE..PER GM FORUMS THERE ARE MANY ISSUES WITH IGNITION SWITCHES OR IGNITION CONTROL MODULE . COULD THIS BE THE PROBLEM . MY ENGINE TURNING OFF WHILE DRIVING IS A REAL SAFETY CONCERN AND HOW DO I RESOLVE THIS PROBLEM.

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UNKNOWN OR OTHER

12/27/2016 - LARGO, FL
WHILE DRIVING ENGINE TURNED OFF ON 4 SEPARATE OCCASIONS IN THE PAST 2 WEEKS.NEVER ANY WARNING LIGHTS OR CHECK ENGINE LIGHT JUST ENGINE TURNS OFF SUDDENLY.THE FIRST TIME I WAS DRIVING ON A BUSY CITY ROAD MIDDLE LANE AT 25-45 M/HR. NO POWER STEERING OR BRAKES. UNABLE TO RESTART I WAS ABLE TO PUSH INTO A PARKING LOT AND CALL FOR HELP, IT WAS TOWED TO MY MECHANIC WHO SAID ROLLOVER SWITCH TRIPPED. 2 DAYS LATER ENGINE TURNED OFF AGAIN WHILE EXITING HIGHWAY AT THE SAME SPEED BUT WAS ABLE TO RESTART IN NEURAL AFTER A MIN STOPPED, I DROVE IT STRAIGHT TO MY MECHANIC WHO RESET COMPUTER AND DROVE IT AROUND FOR 3 DAYS UNABLE TO DIAGNOSE PROBLEM ON COMPUTER. 2 DAYS LATER WHILE DRIVING 45 M/HR ENGINE TURNED OFF AGAIN. I WAS ON A SMALL DECLINE 2 LANE BUSY ROAD AND ABLE TO RESTART IN NEUTRAL POSITION. A FEW TIMES IN THE PAST FEW WEEKS VEHICLE WOULD NOT START AFTER PARKED FOR A FEW HOURS BUT WOULD START IN NEURAL EVENTUALLY AFTER MANY ATTEMPTS, 12/24/2016 WHILE DRIVING ON A BUSY 2 LANE STREET IN TOWN ENGINE STOPPED AGAIN NO POWER STEERING OR BRAKES AT 20 M/HR. UNABLE TO RESTART AND PASSENGERS HAD TO GET OUT OF MY BUICK AND PUSH INTO NEAREST PARKING LOT. UNABLE TO RESTART, TOWED ON 12/26/2016 TO LOCAL BUICK DEALERSHIP TO BE DIAGNOSED BY A CERTIFIED DEALERSHIP PER THE SUGGESTION OF BUICK USA. THEY CAN NOT FIND A PROBLEM PER COMPUTER DIAGNOSIS AND ARE TRYING TO TELL ME THERE IS SOME WATER DAMAGE BEHIND DASH ON FUSE BLOCK THAT WILL COST ME THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS TO REPAIR BUT NO GUARANTEE THAT THAT IS THE PROBLEM I HAVE NEVER HAD ANY PROBLEMS WITH LIGHTS, RADIO , AC OR ANY OTHER ELECTRICAL ISSUES THAT WOULD LEAD ME TO BELIEVE THAT THE FUSE BLOCK HAS WATER DAMAGE..PER GM FORUMS THERE ARE MANY ISSUES WITH IGNITION SWITCHES OR IGNITION CONTROL MODULE . COULD THIS BE THE PROBLEM . MY ENGINE TURNING OFF WHILE DRIVING IS A REAL SAFETY CONCERN AND HOW DO I RESOLVE THIS PROBLEM.

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AIR BAGS

12/14/2016 - DETROIT, MI
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2008 BUICK ENCLAVE. WHILE DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 30 MPH, THE VEHICLE EXPERIENCED A COMPLETE LOSS OF POWER. THE FAILURE OCCURRED WITHOUT WARNING. THE CONTACT CONTACTED ONSTAR WHO PERFORMED A DIAGNOSTIC TEST, WHICH DETERMINED THAT THE TRANSMISSION, ENGINE, AIR BAG, AND BRAKE SYSTEMS FAILED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 140,000.

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POWER TRAIN

12/14/2016 - DETROIT, MI
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2008 BUICK ENCLAVE. WHILE DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 30 MPH, THE VEHICLE EXPERIENCED A COMPLETE LOSS OF POWER. THE FAILURE OCCURRED WITHOUT WARNING. THE CONTACT CONTACTED ONSTAR WHO PERFORMED A DIAGNOSTIC TEST, WHICH DETERMINED THAT THE TRANSMISSION, ENGINE, AIR BAG, AND BRAKE SYSTEMS FAILED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 140,000.

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ENGINE

12/14/2016 - DETROIT, MI
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2008 BUICK ENCLAVE. WHILE DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 30 MPH, THE VEHICLE EXPERIENCED A COMPLETE LOSS OF POWER. THE FAILURE OCCURRED WITHOUT WARNING. THE CONTACT CONTACTED ONSTAR WHO PERFORMED A DIAGNOSTIC TEST, WHICH DETERMINED THAT THE TRANSMISSION, ENGINE, AIR BAG, AND BRAKE SYSTEMS FAILED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 140,000.

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