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Old 01-13-2012, 12:39 AM   #1
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Thumbs up Glad to find this site for wife'* '03 Buick PA Ultra

This site is a gold mine of infromation, thank you for the work to keep it going.

I've already found a lot of useful tips on keeping my wife'* '03 Buick PA Ultra running. It is going on 120K miles and since we have most of the factory bugs taken care of it seems a shame to lose a great driving and riding car with exceptional fuel economy (~30 mpg hwy, ~20 mpg around town on regular gas). Just solved a vexing problem with ABS and Traction idiot lights coming on when the pass. side wheel hit a little bump. The pass. side connector was dislodged from the bracket on the steering knuckle and flopping around. Fixed with a wire tie! I guess when the bearing was replaced at about 80K, the connector was damaged. Other issues, a transmission solenoid valve failure (~60K, covered by ext. wty.), normal brake maintenance, oil changes, repairing both the garage door opener switch and a door lock switch by gluing them back in place because of the crappy GM plastic snap lock designs (~105K) and new plugs and plug wires recently, it has been pretty trouble free. I doubt we have spent more than $1K for maintenance and repairs.
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Welcome! Always good to see another Buick around here! haha
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welcome to the forum.Sounds like its been an alright car for ya how long have you had it?
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Great to have you here. Good find on the ABS. Feel free to jump right in and join the fun.
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Welcome aboard Charlie. Just a word of caution about running regular.
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