This bulletin applies to 2010-2017 Buick LaCrosse vehicles. The MIL may be on. In rare cases, customers may also comment that there is no PRNDL display. When checking for DTCs, technicians may find DTC P182E (internal mode switch indicates invalid range) set as active or history in the TCM (transmission control module).
Owners of 2008-2012 Buick Enclave vehicles may comment about a squeak or rattle noise from the steering column area.
A “small number” of ignition and start switch housings are involved in a recall involving 2010-2013 Chevy Equinox, 2013 Buick Encore, 2011 Buick Regal, 2013-2014 Buick Verano, 2011-2016 Chevy Cruze, 2013-2015 Chevy Malibu and 2011-2013 GMC Terrain models. The ignition system may contain a damaged electronic park lock lever that could fail to prevent the ignition key to be removed when the transmission is in a position other than park.
Owners of 2009-2013 Buick Enclave vehicles equipped with 3.0L or 3.6L VVT direct injection V6 engines may comment about a clicking/ticking noise during cold starts.
This bulletin applies to 2012-2017 Buick Regal models. Some customers may comment that the check engine light is illuminated. In “rare” cases, they may also comment that there is no PRNDL display. When checking for DTCs, technicians may find P182E set as active or history in the transmission control module (TCM).
In “rare” cases, it has been reported that there is a lack of or no power steering assist on 2012 Buick Regal vehicles equipped with electric power steering. The cause is likely a poor connection at G111 ground (see indicated by red arrows in photo).
Owners of a 2010-2012 Buick Enclave equipped with aluminum wheels may comment about a tick, creak or click noise coming from the wheels when turning and driving at low speeds. The noise may be more prominent at the front wheels and may be more common in warm weather.
This bulletin applies to 2010-2014 Buick LaCrosse vehicles where an intermittent no-crank concern is found.
In “rare instances,” 2012 Buick Regal vehicles equipped with L61, LE5, LEA, LAF, LHU, LNF or LSJ engines may exhibit engine overheating or coolant temperatures that are abnormally high.
This bulletin applies to 2013-2014 Buick Encore vehicles equipped with a 4-cylinder engine. The concern may involve an intermittent engine no-crank condition.
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