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#2355 of 2541 Right front side wheel squeaks when driving?
May 21, 2011 (11:24 am)
I have a 2003 Buick Rendezvous CX. I just noticed yesterday that it is making a squeaking sound from the right front, but only when the wheels are rolling. It almost sounds like a metallic shaking sound, almost like the sound a salt shaker makes when shaking salt out. That's the best way for me to describe it. The sound stops as soon as the car comes to a complete stop. I have also noticed that the sound changes a bit when I apply the brakes and it doesn't make the sound when I make a right turn. I searched all night last night trying to find a solution to the noise but didn't see anything that was caught my eye. So far I've read it could be a wheel bearing, CV joint, or the brakes indicating excessive wear. Thinking more like a wheel bearing?? What do you think? I'm desperate to get this thing fixed before I have to travel out of state next weekend. Thanks!
#2356 of 2541 Re: Right front side wheel squeaks when driving? [mkp53081]
May 22, 2011 (11:29 am)
The brake wear sensor metal tab can cause a sound like what I think you're describing. And it disappears when brake pads are applied. It also will change when turning because of a little bit of movement in the wheel bearing affecting the contact between the pad and the rotor.
Let's hope for the easiest.
How many miles on this vehicle?
#2358 of 2541 2003 Buick Rendezvous sluggish acceleration ECM/BCM codes
Jun 15, 2011 (2:28 pm)
My girl has a 2003 Buick Rendezvous and the ABS light has been on for a year due to the $4,500 cost of repair. Don't know if that's related to this new problem, but a Sat. she noticed a change in her vehicle. It isn't as responsive as before. Acceleration is sluggish as if under a load or driving with parking brake on. Seems to shift through the gears fine according to the mechanic who looked at it. 4 Diagnostic codes given are: ABS right rear sensor, engine oil pressure swith circuit, and ECM and BCM losing connection intermittently. Any ideas about this one? Thanks for your time.
Jun 19, 2011 (1:08 pm)
which fuse controls the cigarette lighters?
#2360 of 2541 Re: fuse [cherylw49]
Jun 20, 2011 (8:12 am)
Fuse 32 in the main fusebox under the hood.... a 20 Amp fuse. See the picture below (note arrows)
#2362 of 2541 Re: Right front side wheel squeaks when driving? [mkp53081]
Jun 20, 2011 (3:27 pm)
Sounds like your caliper, which is extremely dangerous. I had this happen to me. Had a break job done, then heard the noise from front right wheel only when slowing down. Well, the caliper came off while I was slowing down and the car stopped right there while doing about 10MPH. Could have killed me.
#2363 of 2541 2003 Buick rendezvous alarm system
Jul 02, 2011 (10:26 am)
Own a 03 buick rendevous, took key out and alarm went off, couldnt get it to stop with remote or by putting key back in egnition. finally stopped but now wheel if locked and cant get it to start!
#2364 of 2541 Any advice on Blower motor repair? 2006 Rendezvous
Jul 04, 2011 (9:51 am)
Hi, just wanted to get some feedback on my 2006 Buick Rendezvous Fan / Blower motor problem. I will list in detail what I tried so far.
1. Last week the blower fan died speeds 1-5 and I saw the fuse was blown. I went to the store & got some new 25A fuses, put one in and the fan started to work again but only on speed 5.
2. I googled this information and read it might be the blower motor resistor, I got the part for $35 from autozone and watched a youtube video of changing this on a chevy, so I did it myself. (the old resistor was discolored & actaully could see a soldered connection on the metal part was melted off.)
3. After the new blower motor resistor was installed, putting the blower back in etc., I put a new fuse in & started the car. As soon as I went to fan speed 1 the fuse blew in the car. I made sure the A/C was off. I put another fuse in and started the car with the fan on speed 5. it ran and as soon as I changed the speed to 4, the fuse blew again.
4. I looked up more online and though maybe the blower motor itself was bad.
I disconnected the blower motor connection, and I could turn the AC off and on, or any dial position speed w/o the fuse blowing, so now I thought it was the blower motor.
I bought a new one for $92 at autozone and decided to hook it up to the connection, holding it under the dash w/o installing it and started the car. As soon as turning the fan to speed 1, the fuse blew again.
SO.....at this point I am at a loss. I was hoping changing these parts would correct the problem, but it hasn't. I am not an electrician, so don't know how to diagnose wire problems.
Before heading to the mechanic I was hoping to get some advice on this, from anyone who knows.