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#44 of 75 Re: 1997 lesabre struts [absav]
Sep 26, 2008 (8:33 am)
To what are you comparing the struts?
The Buicks had a very soft, but controlled ride. They are at home on a relatively smooth street and interstate. If it's a Custom, that's even more true because it doesn't have the leveling rear struts that pump up to maintain height. Those were actually stiffer than the base struts for the rear. In the 1993, with two people in the rear, stopping at a stop sign quickly and making the nose dive then hitting the gas actually threw enough mass to the rear that the struts bottom (softly).
If you're comparing to an Accord's ride, that won't work as you see from what I've said. If you mother intends to keep the car I'd do as I did on both my leSabres and put on Monroe SensaTrac stuts all around. You can shop for price. I don't recommend Sears but another store would match their pricing. Sears runs half price on installation labor cost fairly often and you can take that plus the cost of the struts to shop at your favorite place. Don't forget there'll be a 4-wheel alignment added to that.
Eleven years of age may also have softened the struts.
#45 of 75 Re: 1997 lesabre struts [imidazol97]
Sep 26, 2008 (12:15 pm)
Thanks very much for the input. I guess I am use to driving my Honda Pilot having a stiffer ride. I will pass on your recomondation and she will probably go with that. Thanks again for your time and input.
#46 of 75 Re: This craazy buick of mine... [demoncarnut75]
Nov 22, 2008 (4:03 pm)
I have a 93' Lesabre and the other day I pulled the codes from the computer and I am trying to clear them. I was wondering where exactly the ECM fuse is located under the hood? Thanks
#47 of 75 94 Buick Lesabre AC/Heater Fan
Nov 28, 2008 (2:45 pm)
my 94 Buick Lesabre custom Ac/Heater Fan will not work I got a new Fan Control switch it still does not work. What can the problem be????
#48 of 75 Re: 94 Buick Lesabre AC/Heater Fan [billnmd2006]
Nov 28, 2008 (4:16 pm)
Is it electronic dual control automatic system?
could be blower motor--connect a direct wire from the battery positive post (with a fuse in it) to check. If it doesn't work take the ground wire and connect it directly to the negative post of the battery also.
could be the BCM, blower control module, which is the power transistor unit that varies the speed. Follow the wires from the blower motor to the BCM which is under the relay center with all the fuses and relays if I recall the layout correctly.
If it's a manual control system it could be the blower motor.
Or it could be the resistor pack for the lower speeds is blown. But then it would work on high speed only because high speed uses a separate relay in the relay center to provide power directly because of the high amperage.
#49 of 75 Re: 94 Buick Lesabre AC/Heater Fan [imidazol97]
Nov 29, 2008 (5:42 am)
I'm not sure. we took the whole inside control out and took it apart and replaced the fan control switch. all the lights light up on the control except the fan control. The mechanic got a whole unit from the junk yard that unit ran the fan but nothing else worked on that. So it's strange I dont know what the problem is . The blower fan works.
#51 of 75 Error code po421 on 2001 Buick Lesabre
Dec 07, 2008 (7:26 am)
I assume with this error code I have a bad 02 sensor. I can find the one back by the cat. converter, but isn't there another one somewhere?
#52 of 75 1998 Buick 3800 Motor Check Eng Light
Dec 16, 2008 (1:34 pm)
1998 Buick Lesabre with the 3.8, 77,500 miles. Iím coming up with the code P0300.
Need help! I have a (new to me) 1998 Buick Lesabre with the 3.8, 77,500 miles. Iím coming up with the code P0300 which is multi-cylinder misfire. My mechanic came up with it being # 1 & # 4 cylinders. At this time Iíll mention that the code getís picked up at about 2700 RPM. The engine runs smooth and no noises.
Weíve done some of the obvious; Changed plugs and wires. Change out the coil pack. Ran Sea Foam into vacuum at throttle body. Cleaned and shifted around injectors.
Iím at a lost, any suggestions out there?
#53 of 75 '98 3.8L LeSabre P0107 and P0201 Error Codes
Dec 16, 2008 (4:12 pm)
I have a '98 LeSabre with 110K on it. Currently it's idoling and running rough most of the time. For some reason it randomly decides to run better occasionally. Can't tell any set of occurrences that make it run better - doesn't seem to be temp related.
Check engine light is on. I had it scanned and it came back with these two error codes:
P0107 - Manifold Absolute Pressure [MAP] Sensor Circuit Low Voltage
P0201 - Injector 1 Control Circuit
My thoughts are that either one of the two parts in question is causing all the problems or some other underlying third problem is causing them. Maybe an intake manifold gasket or other vacuum leak?
Any thoughts on what the most likely culprit is?