If you feel comfortable doing it yourself. Picked car up and drove it for about 2 hours and relay burned out in middle of intersection. They replaced the complete fuse block that contains the fuel pump relay which is located under the rear car seat. Posted by simply admin in May, 2 2013. The vehicle was then towed to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the fuse box needed to be replaced. From several choices on the web were sure this image might be a perfect guide for you, and we sincerely we do hope you are delighted by what we present. This is a safety hazard.
The contact stated that the vehicle failed to start after the ignition was turned off. . Biggest problem is that the speedometer does not show. We really hope you can approve it as one of the reference and many thanks for your effort for viewing our web-site. The contact had to replace a relay switch for the fuel pump and two weeks later the failure reoccurred. Found fuse box at fuel pump relay melted together. It doesnt matter if the car is stationary, in motion or where I am driving.
Thank god I wasn't traveling fast and was able to avoid hitting another vehicle. They found that the fuse box under the back seat was melted. The vehicle was towed to countryside auto group located at N8167 kellom rd. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. Remove the instrument panel lower trim plate. The vehicle was not repaired.
The vehicle was repaired on three separate occasions, but the failure recurred. The service department there replaced the fuse box, replaced the relay with a low profile relay, and trimmed the metal seat brackets so it would not push down on the fuse box. I was not returned the melted fuse box. The contact stated that the vehicle would not start and the key fob did not work. They checked fuel pump relay, found rear fuse panel damaged due to poor connection at fuel pump relay. The relay is still getting hot so much so that the seat gets hot and I fear it will catch on fire.
The situation became worse until the entire locking system could only be controlled manually. Replaced fuel pump module and rear fuse block and repaired wiring in fuse block connector. The engine would crack but not start. Basically three screws, and you have to pull one plastic fastener from the fascia bumper and pull the bumper back a bit, and pull the assembly out. This was replaced and the vehicle started again and ran.
The vehicle was then towed to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the fuse box needed to be replaced. I pulled the fuel pump fuse to find it singed. I got out and looked got back in shut car off started it back up and the headlights came back on. A volunteer firefighter from local area saw my car, pulled over, opened the hood and used an extinguisher on the fuse box which was smoking badly although we didn't see flames. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired.
Buick still has not issued a safety recall and refuses to actually investigate the reason this is happening. Have replaced it several more times and I am now taking it back to mechanic before it catches on fire or gets me killed driving down the road. The contact stated that the vehicle would not start. It fails to start, some relays are hot even when the car is off, fuel relay has been replace 4 times and it gets extra hot and will almost burn your hand, the fuse box is melted partly and has a burning smell. Buick is aware of this issue with this particular car.
I've also had issues with the automatic locks. There should be a safety recall for this problem no matter what the mileage of the vehicle is at time of failure. At 96xxx miles the passenger rear door lock actuator became inoperative. We have received the recall noticed on that item. Burning smell under rear seat driver side.
After I got the car finely stopped the car wouldn't start up an I could smell like wire burning. The vehicle was towed to patriot auto sales 12100 lorain ave, cleveland, oh 44111 where it was diagnosed that the fuel pump relay switch needed to be replaced. In addition, the tire warning light illuminated. Sounds like this should of been a recall and replaced for free. In an emergency, this may cause problems. Refer to Front Floor Console Replacement.