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#35 of 104 roaring noise
Jun 22, 2000 (12:34 am)
I have a 2000 Park Ave. It has an annoying roaring noise coming from the engine compartment. It seems I only hear the noise when it is raining or after it has rained. The noise disappears when I accelerate. My dealer tells me this noise is from air passing through an intake valve and that this is normal. I can't believe this is normal. My previous car was a 97 Park Ave. with the same engine and that did not have the roaring noise. Has anyone experienced this problem and what can be done to eliminate it? Sure would appreciate help. This roaring noise is driving me bats. Thanks
#36 of 104 wiring diagram 1991 PA
Jun 26, 2000 (3:43 pm)
is there a place i can find a wiring diagram for my 1991 buick park ave ????
#37 of 104 To (rcruiser) ABS engages
Jul 02, 2000 (1:26 am)
I have a 2000 Park Ave. and I have the same problem as you had with the ABS engaging and Trac Off and ABS lights came on. On the screen it says "Service Stability System". I had this problem about a month ago and after 2 trips back to the dealer I thought the problem was corrected. They told me then that it was caused by a frayed wire shorting out. Today it happened again. When I accelerated, after waiting for a traffic light, the car shuttered and it flashed on the screen "Traction Control System Active". That was on the screen for only a few seconds, the bells sounded and then the screen read "Service Stability System" and the ABS and Trac Off lights came on. So, next week I will take the car to my dealer again. Hopefully they will fix it right this time. I hope you got your problem resolved.
#38 of 104 To rcruiser
Jul 12, 2000 (9:56 pm)
Just had my 2000 Park Ave. checked out as to why ABS engaged and Trac Off Light and ABS Light came on as well as "Service Stability System". The Dealer Tech found it was a short in a ground wire. Hopefully it won't happen to me again.
#39 of 104 99 Buick PA door stuck
Jul 17, 2000 (6:39 pm)
I have a 99 Buick PA with 18k miles and I've had it in for service four times. The first time was because it was leaking transmission fluid. This was because of a pinched seal when the trans was put on in the factory.
The 2nd & 3rd time was because the driver's side rear door would not open. They've replaced most of the guts of the door. The last visit was about two weeks ago and the door won't open again. I'm about to schedule the third visit for the same problem. Can you say Florida Lemon Law?
I also have various and sundry rattles inside, mainly the sunroof. Nobody seems to be able to identify or fix them though. The sticker on this car was $36,000. I thought I was buying a quality car but I'm beginning to wonder.
#40 of 104 Park Avenue is a piece of junk
Jul 18, 2000 (7:34 am)
I owned a Park Avenue in the past and it was not a good experience. Constant trouble, brake problems, and more problems to boot. Bland styling. I will never buy another buick it is the WORST CAR ON THE ROAD!!!!
#41 of 104 park ave is a piece of junk
Jul 19, 2000 (6:28 pm)
I am sorry you have had bad experiences. I am an owner of my 6th park ave ultra since 92. I have had very few problems. I currently own a 2000 ultra and like it the best of all of them. I had a problem with front rotors on my 98 and the dealer replaced them with 18000 miles on the car with no hagling. My 94 had an alternator problem which the dealer replaced while I waited. I have had other minor problems which didnt amount to much. You didn't say what year your car was. In todays Chicago papers you can get $3000 rebate plus another 500 if you are a member of AARP.Not a bad deal if you lease or keep it for a long time.
#42 of 104 '97PA and Service Engine Light
Jul 20, 2000 (8:58 pm)
The Service Engine Light on my '97 PA has come on six times in two months. Dealer "fixes" it but has not solved the problem. Two weeks ago my battery died and had to get towed in (54000 miles). Same thing happened at 24000 miles. An this week, my "Volt Red light" came on; only getting 11.1 volts and had to replace the alternator. Has anyone else had these kinds of problems??
#43 of 104 1991 Park Avenue A/C problem
Aug 01, 2000 (8:04 am)
experiencing problems with my 1991 PA Ultra. When its working
it delivers cold air, but most of the time if I select AUTO and 60 degrees it just blows
ambient air. This intermittent problem is frustrating me . I went to the library copied some
troubleshooting proceedures, but unable to locate problem. I've been through the self
diagnostics several times but no fault codes show up then the a/c will start working for
awhile then stops working. The control panel display buttons seem to function as
advertised. Any Buick A/C wizards out there?
#44 of 104 95 park with "pump" that starts every time
Aug 01, 2000 (3:27 pm)
My wife's 95 Park Avenue (58K mi.) recently noted
a "fan-like" whirring sound every time it's
started. The noise continues for about 5 min. &
then shuts off. Had the oil changed this morning
and discovered the noise is coming from what looks
like a small compressor directly behind the
driver's side headlights. Every start, it comes on
and runs fo 5 min. or so. The grease-monkeys at the
oil change place said they thought it was the pump
for the suspension but that it shouldn't run that
long...Any ideas would be appreciated.