2013 Buick LaCrosse

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Available in 7 styles:  2013 Buick LaCrosse 4dr FWD Sedan shown
Starting MSRP
$31,660–$39,240
Estimated MPG

17–25 city / 25–36 hwy

NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

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LaCrosse

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Recall number: 13V173000
Recall date: 05/06/2013

Problem Summary:

GENERAL MOTORS (GM) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 AND 2013 BUICK LACROSSE AND REGAL, AND MODEL YEAR 2013 CHEVROLET MALIBU ECO VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH EASSIST. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE A CONDITION IN WHICH THE GENERATOR CONTROL MODULE (GCM) MAY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY. THIS COULD CAUSE A GRADUAL LOSS OF BATTERY CHARGE AND THE ILLUMINATION OF THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT.

Consequence:

IF THE VEHICLE IS CONTINUED TO BE DRIVEN, THE ENGINE MAY STALL AND/OR THE VEHICLE MAY NOT START. IN ADDITION, THERE MAY BE A BURNING OR MELTING ODOR, SMOKE, AND POSSIBLY A FIRE IN THE TRUNK.

Corrective Action:

GM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL TEST THE GCM AND REPLACE IT, AS NECESSARY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GM AT 1-800-521-7300. GM'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 13136.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 03/06/2012 and 11/15/2012.


POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Recall number: 13V097000
Recall date: 03/15/2013

Problem Summary:

GENERAL MOTORS (GM) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 BUICK LACROSSE VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED BETWEEN APRIL 25, 2012, THROUGH MARCH 6, 2013, AND MODEL YEAR 2013 CADILLAC SRX VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED BETWEEN MAY 29, 2012, THROUGH FEBRUARY 18, 2013 FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD (FMVSS) NO. 102, "TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER SEQUENCE, STARTER INTERLOCK, AND TRANSMISSION BRAKING EFFECT." A SOFTWARE PROBLEM MAY CAUSE THE TRANSMISSION TO INADVERTENTLY SHIFT TO SPORT MODE REMOVING ANY TRANSMISSION-RELATED ENGINE BRAKING EFFECT.

Consequence:

IF ENGINE BRAKING IS UNEXPECTEDLY REMOVED, IT MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action:

GM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON MARCH 28, 2013. CADILLAC OWNERS MAY CALL 1-866-982-2339. BUICK OWNERS MAY CALL 1-866-694-6546.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 04/25/2012 and 03/06/2013.


ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

Recall number: 13V097000
Recall date: 03/15/2013

Problem Summary:

GENERAL MOTORS (GM) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 BUICK LACROSSE VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED BETWEEN APRIL 25, 2012, THROUGH MARCH 6, 2013, AND MODEL YEAR 2013 CADILLAC SRX VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED BETWEEN MAY 29, 2012, THROUGH FEBRUARY 18, 2013 FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD (FMVSS) NO. 102, "TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER SEQUENCE, STARTER INTERLOCK, AND TRANSMISSION BRAKING EFFECT." A SOFTWARE PROBLEM MAY CAUSE THE TRANSMISSION TO INADVERTENTLY SHIFT TO SPORT MODE REMOVING ANY TRANSMISSION-RELATED ENGINE BRAKING EFFECT.

Consequence:

IF ENGINE BRAKING IS UNEXPECTEDLY REMOVED, IT MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action:

GM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON MARCH 28, 2013. CADILLAC OWNERS MAY CALL 1-866-982-2339. BUICK OWNERS MAY CALL 1-866-694-6546.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 04/25/2012 and 03/06/2013.


POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Recall number: 13V097000
Recall date: 03/15/2013

Problem Summary:

GENERAL MOTORS (GM) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 BUICK LACROSSE VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED BETWEEN APRIL 25, 2012, THROUGH MARCH 6, 2013, AND MODEL YEAR 2013 CADILLAC SRX VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED BETWEEN MAY 29, 2012, THROUGH FEBRUARY 18, 2013 FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD (FMVSS) NO. 102, "TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER SEQUENCE, STARTER INTERLOCK, AND TRANSMISSION BRAKING EFFECT." A SOFTWARE PROBLEM MAY CAUSE THE TRANSMISSION TO INADVERTENTLY SHIFT TO SPORT MODE REMOVING ANY TRANSMISSION-RELATED ENGINE BRAKING EFFECT.

Consequence:

IF ENGINE BRAKING IS UNEXPECTEDLY REMOVED, IT MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action:

GM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON MARCH 28, 2013. CADILLAC OWNERS MAY CALL 1-866-982-2339. BUICK OWNERS MAY CALL 1-866-694-6546.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 04/25/2012 and 03/06/2013.


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