Wheel bearings have been replaced two times on each wheel! Heating and air don't work, paint is pealing, rust on inside wheel well, pull down strap for back hatch door broke. Once fixed under warrenty I have not had any other problems. While driving approximately 55 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The car companies complied by downsizing their new-vehicle fleets, which meant the virtual elimination of big station wagons. Lawmakers, afraid to take the political weight for conserving gasoline through higher fuel taxes, shifted the burden to automakers. They can also expect complaints on every avenue I can find.
My mechanic said the bearings are undersized for this weight vehicle. The contact stated that the fuel gauge and the air conditioner failed. The current mileage was 56000 miles. It is a shame because Buick almost got it right. This has been a problem for several years and numerous complaints have been filed.
About a month ago my vehicle began overheating all the time. The fuel gauge would not indicate when the fuel tank was full or empty. You can get 26 miles to the gallon on the highway driving conservatively. I want to know if repairs will help since it's regarded as a salvage. At 30,000 kilometers replaced transmission and transfer case. Hopefully I won't catch fire or blow up! My car manual specifically states not to use anything other than dexcool antifreeze. Getting rid of as soon as I can.
Have spent over 11,000 dollars in repairs so far. It drives and rides like a dream, have gotten very use to sitting up high too. In the past 3 months I have had to have the body control module, a rt frt wheel speed sensor replaced. Model year 2002 Year of manufacture 2002 First year of ownership 2007 Most recent year of ownership 2008 Engine and transmission 3. General Comments: The car is comfortable, and I love the heated seats in the winter.
Later it starts up, and mechanics find no explanation. Too bad as I had planned on keeping this car and giving to my daughter after she got her license. While the vehicle was idle, the vehicle warning lights came on and within a few minutes the check engine light illuminated. I also had some electrical issues, total system failures at one point, which was covered by the warranty. The vehicle only has 86,000 miles on it to date. Now 1 week later car is dead again!!!!! While in the United States they are unable to receive Turn-by-Turn directions.
Fuel pump went July, 2008. The approximate failure mileage was 181,000. While driving approximately 25 to 30 mph, the vehicle filled with smoke from the front interior vents. You can be sure I will be checking all components before the time is up. The vehicle was towed to a mechanic shop where it was diagnosed that the windshield wiper motor caught fire.
The car runs like new with no other major repairs and I am happy with it but apparently the 2002 had engine troubles so buyer beware! Blew 2 fuses in my car, nothing would work. The gauge is also wrong. My vehicle did not have heat. Some Autozone Auto Parts stores around the country will pull the code for you for free. We both fell in love with it immediately.
The failure mileage was 122,000 and the current mileage was 130,000. Took to a mechanic to have it serviced they said to replace the battery and alternator and if problems continued the starter. Lots of room in the backseat, even has foot rests that fold down from the back of the front seats. I would not purchase another one. The Buick Rendezvous was turned off but continued to expelled large amounts of smoke under the engine area. I know dexcool has some problems. I keep the vehicle clean, change oil regularly at every 3K, in very good to excellent condition 3 out of 5 stars by kimbo from Boston Ma on Tue Oct 03 2006 I really liked this car, however the constant repairs were costly.
To pursue a suit against them as an individual. It also state that this happens while driving and we thank the lord that we haven't experienced that. The contact also stated that a grinding noise emitted from the vehicle after the brakes were depressed. Will be getting Toyota or Honda next. However, it has been a money pit from about 72,000 miles on.