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2003 Buick Park Avenue
3.8L 6-cyl Engine Code [K] 6-cyl Engine Code [K]
205 bhp. @ 5200 rpm / Torque: 230 ft. lbs. @ 4000 rpm
12 Valves Overhead Valve
3.8L - V 6-cyl (3791 cc) Code: L36 (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 9.4:1

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  API*
    Above 0 F  »  10W-30 [1]
    Below 61 F  »  5W-30
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Power Steering Fluid

    Power Steering Fluid  »  PS003

    Power Steering Fluid (PSFCN)
  4. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [3]
  5. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] SAE 10W-30 is preferred.
    [2] This specification has been updated from Dexron II or III to
    Dexron VI per a Technical Service Bulletin from the
    manufacturer
    [3] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 3. Original recommendation
    P/N 12377967 has been replaced by P/N 19353126.

  6. Fluid Capacities (drive train fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4.5 quarts [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  13 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, 4T65-E Initial Fill  »  7.4 quarts
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed 4T65-E  »  13.4 quarts
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  7. Chassis Lubrication

  8. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  22 ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter Ea® Oil Filter (EA15K29)  
    Oil Filter WIX 51040 Oil Filter [1]
    Air Filter WIX 46153 Air Filter  
    Cabin Air Filter WIX 24874 Cabin Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33311 Fuel Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58837 Auto Tran Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] Manufacturer OE Recommended Oil Change Intervals
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOBDominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    ASTGasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    APIP.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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ATM10W-30 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ATM)

The Top Tier of AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil. AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil delivers extraordinary lubrication in all types of automotive gasoline engines. Engineered for enthusiasts seeking maximum protection and performance. Precision-f...
XLT10W-30 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLT)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
OET10W-30 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OET)

OE Synthetic Motor Oil is for mechanics and drivers seeking peace of mind protection and exceptional value in synthetic motor oil. It delivers 100 percent synthetic engine protection for advanced automotive technology, including turbochargers and dir...
ATLSignature Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

A fuel efficient automatic transmission fluid recommended for GM, Ford and Toyota transmissions where lighter viscosity oil is required. Provides the same excellent protection and performance as AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle ATF. Recommended ...
OTLOE Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
BFLVDOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
PSFMulti-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid (PSF)

AMSOIL Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid provides excellent wear protection. Its synthetic formulation delivers better lubricity and reduced friction, resulting in cooler operating temperatures, longer component life and quieter operation....
GLCSynthetic Multi-Purpose Grease NLGI #2 (GLC)

AMSOIL Synthetic Multi-Purpose Grease is qualified against the highest grease standards and designed for multiple-use applications. Composed of premium-quality synthetic base oils and calcium sulfonate complex thickeners, Multi-Purpose Grease provide...
GWRSynthetic Water Resistant Grease NLGI#2 (GWR)

Superior Lubrication and Protection in Automotive and Industrial Applications With Extensive Exposure to Water Package sizes include: 3-oz. Cartridges (not sold individually, comes in a pack of 3) 3-oz. Cartridges (case of 10) 14-oz. Cartri...
GRGDOMINATOR Synthetic Racing Grease (GRG)

Exceptional High-Speed/High-Temperature Performance. AMSOIL DOMINATOR® Synthetic Racing Grease is engineered to protect high-performance bearings and chassis components in racing applications operated on snow, dirt, water or track. Package siz...
ANTPCPassenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANTAntifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
wix oil filterWIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.
wix air filterWIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Air Filters

WIX panel element air filters have a linear path through the filter for low airflow restriction & an exclusive pocket pleat for the filter media. Radial air filters are constructed of mesh screen on the inside wall diameter for element strength and media protection from backfire.
wix fuel filterWIX Automotive, Light Truck and Racing Fuel Filters

wix filterWIX Fuel Filters provide an unmatched fuel cleansing performance. They prevent pump wear, injector clogging, premature engine wear and help boost fuel efficiency. Offer quick, easy filter replacement, long life and the possibility of extended service intervals.
wix transmission filterWIX Automotive & Light Truck Transmission Filters

WIX Transmission Filters protect automatic transmissions against contaminants in the transmission fluid system. Proper filtration helps improve transmission life by minimizing wear and preventing sticking and scoring of sensitive shift control valves.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.18
Parts Units:
4.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Cabin air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A filtering system that meters out pollen, road dust and other particles before they can reach the passenger cabin.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Spark plug wires
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge the spark plug(s).
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.9
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
7.4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Automatic transmission filter(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A component in most automatic transmissions that is fitted over the fluid intake, usually in the pan, that prevents debris and other contaminants from circulating throughout the transmission's inner workings and potentially causing unnecessary wear or damage. Some transmissions use a reusable metal or nylon mesh-type screen in place of a disposable filter.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Cooling system
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The system that stores and circulates coolant throughout (water cooled) engines to prevent overheating. Some vehicles have air-cooled engines in which high-speed airflow is sufficient to keep the engine cool.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2001-01-01
Bulletin Number:
3102
NHTSA Item Number:
10010237

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service vme 01-04 vehicle equipped with 4t65e automatic transmission 4t65e transmission valve body inspection procedure. (to include 2004 pontiac aztec) ( nhtsa item number - 10010237 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-01-01
Bulletin Number:
3249
NHTSA Item Number:
10011691

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: High speed shake or vibration. ( nhtsa item number - 10011691 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-01-01
Bulletin Number:
00112A
NHTSA Item Number:
10014904

Component Description: Structure: frame and members:underbody shields.

Service Bulletin Summary: Popping noise in the footwell area. ( nhtsa item number - 10014904 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-01-01
Bulletin Number:
3382
NHTSA Item Number:
10014933

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: 4t65e (mn7) transmission fluid leak on right side axle seal. ( nhtsa item number - 10014933 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-01-01
Bulletin Number:
3157A
NHTSA Item Number:
10017172

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine whine or buzz noise sounds like a generator type noise on 3. 1l or 3. 8l engines. ( nhtsa item number - 10017172 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-01-01
Bulletin Number:
3313
NHTSA Item Number:
10017212

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine vibration at idle in gear. ( nhtsa item number - 10017212 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-01-01
Bulletin Number:
4001
NHTSA Item Number:
10019938

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock.

Service Bulletin Summary: Intermittent unwanted dynamic rear proportioning (drp) event. ( nhtsa item number - 10019938 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-09-01
Bulletin Number:
020730022A
NHTSA Item Number:
634931

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service engine soon light on with diagnostic trouble codes p0716 and / or p0717, p0730, p0753, p0758, p1860, p1887 or other miscellaneous transmission trouble codes set. ( nhtsa item number - 634931 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-09-01
Bulletin Number:
09132002
NHTSA Item Number:
10009450

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: This service vme concerns 2003 vehicles equipped with 4t65e transmission which exhibits diagnostic trouble code p0742 with no other codes stored and harsh up shift and/or tcc shutter on decel. ( nhtsa item number - 10009450 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-10-01
Bulletin Number:
020730036
NHTSA Item Number:
10000181

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: New input and third pawl clutch assembly changes for the 4t65-e transmission for 2003 model year. ( nhtsa item number - 10000181 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-10-01
Bulletin Number:
020730039
NHTSA Item Number:
10000184

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Firm transmission shifts, shudder / chuggle, transmission won't downshift on deceleration, service engine soon light illuminated, diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p0742 set. ( nhtsa item number - 10000184 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-10-01
Bulletin Number:
020730039
NHTSA Item Number:
10000185

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information to dealers regarding service bulletin 020730039 - firm transmission shifts, shudder / chuggle, transmission won't downshift on deceleration, service engine soon light illuminated, diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p0742 set. ( nhtsa item number - 10000185 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-11-01
Bulletin Number:
11212002
NHTSA Item Number:
10013177

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service engine light on to soon. ( nhtsa item number - 10013177 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-11-01
Bulletin Number:
11212002
NHTSA Item Number:
10013179

Component Description: Fuel system, other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Fuel tank vapor valve. ( nhtsa item number - 10013179 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-12-01
Bulletin Number:
020730039A
NHTSA Item Number:
10000773

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Firm transmission shifts, shudder/chuggle, transmission won't downshift on deceleration, service engine soon light illuminated, diagnostic trouble code p0742 set. ( nhtsa item number - 10000773 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-12-01
Bulletin Number:
02060
NHTSA Item Number:
10002748

Component Description: Structure:body:trunk lid.

Service Bulletin Summary: The cable for the emergency trunk release handle may be installed or forced out of the proper position. ( nhtsa item number - 10002748 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-01-01
Bulletin Number:
00939C
NHTSA Item Number:
10004406

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine vibration at idle in gear. Service vme. ( nhtsa item number - 10004406 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-01-01
Bulletin Number:
01432
NHTSA Item Number:
10004412

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Automatic transmission poor acceleration, performance. ( nhtsa item number - 10004412 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-03-01
Bulletin Number:
031803
NHTSA Item Number:
10001890

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:radio/tape deck/cd etc. .

Service Bulletin Summary: Buzzing noise coming from the speakers between tracks of the cd when the trunk mounted cd changer is being used. ( nhtsa item number - 10001890 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-05-01
Bulletin Number:
030601016
NHTSA Item Number:
10002372

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Loss of coolant, milky colored oil. ( nhtsa item number - 10002372 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-05-01
Bulletin Number:
030849005
NHTSA Item Number:
10002389

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Instrument panel ash tray latch available for service use. ( nhtsa item number - 10002389 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-06-01
Bulletin Number:
020730039C
NHTSA Item Number:
10002840

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Firm transmission shifts, shudder/chuggle, transmission won't downshift on deceleration, service engine soon light illuminated, diagnostic trouble code p0742 set. ( nhtsa item number - 10002840 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-06-01
Bulletin Number:
030867004
NHTSA Item Number:
10002878

Component Description: Visibility:sun roof assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Parts availability for sunroof repairs. ( nhtsa item number - 10002878 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-06-01
Bulletin Number:
060503
NHTSA Item Number:
10003692

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles with hud displays may exhibit poor visibility of the hud in bright sunshine. ( nhtsa item number - 10003692 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-06-01
Bulletin Number:
062503
NHTSA Item Number:
10003720

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: This is a product vme going out to all buick dealers who subscribe to the gm product vme system. Some owners may comment on instrument panel cluster (ipc) lights coming on and chime sounds while driving down the road. The air conditioner ( nhtsa item number - 10003720 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-07-01
Bulletin Number:
030850013
NHTSA Item Number:
10002946

Component Description: Seats.

Service Bulletin Summary: Front seat moves/rocks/chucks in fore/aft direction. ( nhtsa item number - 10002946 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-07-01
Bulletin Number:
03034
NHTSA Item Number:
10003430

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine coolant may leak at the upper intake manifold throttle body gasket, or at the upper intake manifold to lower intake manifold to lower intake manifold gasket. This condition may result in a low engine coolant level and higher engine ( nhtsa item number - 10003430 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-07-01
Bulletin Number:
070803
NHTSA Item Number:
10003814

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system.

Service Bulletin Summary: The vme message is to provide information about a new product field action regarding a customer satisfaction program for an engine coolant leak. The engine coolant may leak at the upper intake manifold throttle body gasket or at the upper ( nhtsa item number - 10003814 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-07-01
Bulletin Number:
03019
NHTSA Item Number:
10006144

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine coolant may leak at the upper intake manifold throttle body gasket, or at the upper intake manifold to lower intake manifold to lower intake manifold gasket. This condition may result in a low engine coolant level and higher engine ( nhtsa item number - 10006144 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-07-01
Bulletin Number:
57
NHTSA Item Number:
10016461

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Transmission shift conditions. Gm tech link. ( nhtsa item number - 10016461 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-08-01
Bulletin Number:
010235009A
NHTSA Item Number:
10004353

Component Description: Steering.

Service Bulletin Summary: Steering column to instrument panel fastener removal. ( nhtsa item number - 10004353 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-08-01
Bulletin Number:
030236002
NHTSA Item Number:
10012577

Component Description: Steering.

Service Bulletin Summary: Revised steering wheel position sensor or steering shaft lower bearing replacement procedure and steering wheel position sensor centering procedure. ( nhtsa item number - 10012577 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-09-01
Bulletin Number:
030730045
NHTSA Item Number:
10004327

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service engine soon/service vehicle soon lamp illuminated, transmission slips, no upshift or erratic shifts, diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p0753, p1860 set. ( nhtsa item number - 10004327 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-09-01
Bulletin Number:
030848005
NHTSA Item Number:
10004332

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Compass zone adjustment and calibration procedure during pre-delivery inspection. ( nhtsa item number - 10004332 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-10-01
Bulletin Number:
030604056
NHTSA Item Number:
10004318

Component Description: Vehicle speed control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on new throttle body gasket. ( nhtsa item number - 10004318 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-10-01
Bulletin Number:
020730022B
NHTSA Item Number:
10004755

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service engine soon light on with diagnostic trouble codes p0716 and / or p0717, p0730, p0753, p0758, p1860, p1887 or other miscellaneous transmission trouble codes set. ( nhtsa item number - 10004755 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-11-01
Bulletin Number:
00222A
NHTSA Item Number:
10004101

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic.

Service Bulletin Summary: Uneven right front brake wear with the right front outboard pad being worn an amount inconsistent with the rest of the front brake pads. ( nhtsa item number - 10004101 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-11-01
Bulletin Number:
00939B
NHTSA Item Number:
10004119

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine vibration at idle in gear. Service vme. ( nhtsa item number - 10004119 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-11-01
Bulletin Number:
01347
NHTSA Item Number:
10004130

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: 3. 8l l37 l67 engine recommended sae viscosity grade engine oils. ( nhtsa item number - 10004130 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-11-01
Bulletin Number:
00704A
NHTSA Item Number:
10004213

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: The 4t65e automatic transmission may exhibit a condition of a harsh garage shift into reverse or drive on a cold start. ( nhtsa item number - 10004213 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-11-01
Bulletin Number:
030232049
NHTSA Item Number:
10004765

Component Description: Steering:linkages:tie rod assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Release of new outer tie rod ends for service. ( nhtsa item number - 10004765 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
01536
NHTSA Item Number:
10005454

Component Description: Electrical system:alternator/generator/regulator.

Service Bulletin Summary: Alternator whine after bulletin 99-06-03-005. Sit bulletin 1408812. ( nhtsa item number - 10005454 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
01768
NHTSA Item Number:
10006221

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ignition key replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 10006221 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
01715
NHTSA Item Number:
10006247

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: 4t65e transmission fluid leak from the reverse servo cover in cold weather. ( nhtsa item number - 10006247 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
02038
NHTSA Item Number:
10006946

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Diagnostic trouble code b1000. ( nhtsa item number - 10006946 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
00372D
NHTSA Item Number:
10007287

Component Description: Equipment:electrical.

Service Bulletin Summary: Onstar system is attempting and/or completing phone calls which the operator of the vehicle did not initiate. ( nhtsa item number - 10007287 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
02120
NHTSA Item Number:
10007793

Component Description: Structure.

Service Bulletin Summary: Hvac faceplate lens available for replacement. Service vme. ( nhtsa item number - 10007793 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
01353
NHTSA Item Number:
10007937

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine misfire due to injector fretting corrosion. ( nhtsa item number - 10007937 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
3007
NHTSA Item Number:
10008786

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: 3. 8l engine oil consumption. ( nhtsa item number - 10008786 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
02141
NHTSA Item Number:
10008869

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock:abs warning light.

Service Bulletin Summary: Repeat anti-lock brake system (abs) light with diagnostic trouble code (dtc) c1225. Various models including 2005 cadillac deville. ( nhtsa item number - 10008869 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
3015
NHTSA Item Number:
10008897

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Multiple stabilitrak/precision control codes such as c1282, c1283, c1284, c1285, c1287, and c1288 exist on delphi bosch 5. 0 or 5. 3 systems. ( nhtsa item number - 10008897 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
3011
NHTSA Item Number:
10008898

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: When using voice recognition dialing, some numbers or commands may not be understood by the system especially the number two (2). ( nhtsa item number - 10008898 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
01232004
NHTSA Item Number:
10009104

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Transmission fluid leak from reverse servo cover at ambient temperatures. Transmission fluid may be detected on the lower pain rail or case side. Most leak reports have been found during predelivery inspection. Gm voicemail express. ( nhtsa item number - 10009104 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
3047
NHTSA Item Number:
10009607

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: 99 through 05 year vehicles, equipped with three-button onstar systems. ( nhtsa item number - 10009607 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
3059
NHTSA Item Number:
10009608

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: When using onstar personal calling feature, the caller cannot be heard on outbound call only. ( nhtsa item number - 10009608 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-02-01
Bulletin Number:
000310007E
NHTSA Item Number:
10001281

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Shake/vibration in steering wheel, floor, seat at highway speeds on smooth roads. ( nhtsa item number - 10001281 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-02-01
Bulletin Number:
040089005
NHTSA Item Number:
10012691

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: New replacement key blank available. ( nhtsa item number - 10012691 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-02-01
Bulletin Number:
02112004
NHTSA Item Number:
10012990

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition.

Service Bulletin Summary: Replacement ignition key clarification. ( nhtsa item number - 10012990 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-03-01
Bulletin Number:
03232004
NHTSA Item Number:
10013044

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: This is a fix it right the first time reminder going out to buick dealers regarding ashtrays that are either difficult to open or will not stay closed. ( nhtsa item number - 10013044 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-06-01
Bulletin Number:
030604030
NHTSA Item Number:
10002166

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Multiple driveability symptoms of long or hard starts, chuggle, rough idle and light or intermittent misfire due to clogged fuel injectors. ( nhtsa item number - 10002166 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-06-01
Bulletin Number:
040601017
NHTSA Item Number:
10008471

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:manifold/header/muffler/tail pipe.

Service Bulletin Summary: New upper intake manifold and gasket kits. ( nhtsa item number - 10008471 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-06-01
Bulletin Number:
040601021
NHTSA Item Number:
10012148

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: New rear main seal and special tool for installation. ( nhtsa item number - 10012148 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-07-01
Bulletin Number:
040605008
NHTSA Item Number:
10012115

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:manifold/header/muffler/tail pipe.

Service Bulletin Summary: Availability of exhaust muffler for service. ( nhtsa item number - 10012115 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-08-01
Bulletin Number:
040139010
NHTSA Item Number:
10011192

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Hvac control module lens scratched. ( nhtsa item number - 10011192 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-08-01
Bulletin Number:
0804
NHTSA Item Number:
10014346

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Oil life system reset procedures - cars. ( nhtsa item number - 10014346 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-11-01
Bulletin Number:
611
NHTSA Item Number:
10016268

Component Description: Tires:pressure monitoring and regulating systems.

Service Bulletin Summary: Tire pressure monitor reset/learn-when the pressure in the affected tire was set to specification on some vehicles, the check tire pressure and or xx tire high/low display is canceled within 20 seconds of the pressure adjustment. ( nhtsa item number - 10016268 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-03-01
Bulletin Number:
030848005A
NHTSA Item Number:
10005564

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Compass zone adjustment and calibration procedure during pre-delivery inspection. Various models including 2002-2004 light duty trucks. ( nhtsa item number - 10005564 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-08-01
Bulletin Number:
020730039E
NHTSA Item Number:
10004756

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Firm transmission shifts, shudder/chuggle, transmission won't downshift on deceleration, service engine soon light illuminated, diagnostic trouble code p0742 set. ( nhtsa item number - 10004756 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-09-01
Bulletin Number:
050604058
NHTSA Item Number:
10017568

Component Description: Vehicle speed control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Intermittent chuggle or fishbite on light acceleration or a highway speeds with no diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs). ( nhtsa item number - 10017568 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-09-01
Bulletin Number:
709
NHTSA Item Number:
10018126

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Oil life system reset procedures - cars. Gm tech link. ( nhtsa item number - 10018126 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-03-01
Bulletin Number:
080730002
NHTSA Item Number:
10025065

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Informational on 4t65-e mn7, m15 and m76 front wheel drive automatic transmission valve body reconditioning, dtcs p0741, p0742, p0757, p842, harsh shifts or slips. ( nhtsa item number - 10025065 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-06-01
Bulletin Number:
08-089
NHTSA Item Number:
10026586

Component Description: Equipment:electrical.

Service Bulletin Summary: Gm: special coverage adjustment-analog onstar deactivation. Fcc ruled in 2002 wireless carriers would no longer re required to support analog wireless network starting in 2008. ( nhtsa item number - 10026586 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-06-01
Bulletin Number:
PIC-4887
NHTSA Item Number:
10026686

Component Description: (A) Suspension:front:shock absorber., (B) Suspension:rear:shock absorber.

Service Bulletin Summary: Gmc: harsh ride or line installation concern with delco shock kit. Concerns with connecting the lines to the shocks and the air compressor. Concern of harsh ride after installation. ( nhtsa item number - 10026686 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-09-01
Bulletin Number:
08-089B
NHTSA Item Number:
10026805

Component Description: Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Service Bulletin Summary: Gmc: special coverage adjustment-analog onstar deactivation. Csc letter was received. ( nhtsa item number - 10026805 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-11-01
Bulletin Number:
08089-B
NHTSA Item Number:
10027804

Component Description: (A) Electrical system., (B) Electrical system: software., (C) Equipment:electrical:navigational system(global positioning system).

Service Bulletin Summary: General motors corp: special coverage adjustment; analog onstar deactivation. ( nhtsa item number - 10027804 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-02-01
Bulletin Number:
09-09-40-001
NHTSA Item Number:
10038294

Component Description: (A) Seat belts., (B) Seat belts:front:warning light/devices.

Service Bulletin Summary: Gm: there are seat belt problems: difficulty latching and unlatching buckle. Buckle release button is sticking. Seat belt warning light illuminated. Likely caused by sticky beverages that are spilled into the buckle assembly. ( nhtsa item number - 10038294 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-10-08-50-
NHTSA Item Number:
10042986

Component Description: Seats:front assembly:head restraint.

Service Bulletin Summary: General motors: information provided by bulletin for all 2012 and prior general motor trucks and passenger vehicles regarding the adjustable comfort and custom upholstery of the driver and the passenger head restraint. ( nhtsa item number - 10042986 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-04-01
Bulletin Number:
PIC-5050-A
NHTSA Item Number:
10078734

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: This preliminary information communication advises the technician the steps on repairing the concern. A customer may identify a concern of unable to reactivate a vehicle's onstar that has been previously disabled by onstar. Dealer is to ca ( nhtsa item number - 10078734 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-04-01
Bulletin Number:
PIC-4935-E
NHTSA Item Number:
10078735

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: This preliminary information communication provides information to help the dealership technicians perform a parasitic drain test for the onstar module. When performing battery parasitic drain test, there may be some confusion as to what th ( nhtsa item number - 10078735 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-04-01
Bulletin Number:
PIC4935E
NHTSA Item Number:
10083484

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: This preliminary information communication provide ( nhtsa item number - 10083484 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-04-01
Bulletin Number:
PIC5050A
NHTSA Item Number:
10083489

Component Description: Equipment:electrical.

Service Bulletin Summary: This preliminary information communication advises ( nhtsa item number - 10083489 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-04-01
Bulletin Number:
PIC5088F
NHTSA Item Number:
10083509

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:radio/tape deck/cd etc. .

Service Bulletin Summary: This preliminary information communication advises ( nhtsa item number - 10083509 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-04-01
Bulletin Number:
PIT5389A
NHTSA Item Number:
10083884

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:navigational system(global positioning system).

Service Bulletin Summary: This preliminary information communication advises ( nhtsa item number - 10083884 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-04-01
Bulletin Number:
PIT5485B
NHTSA Item Number:
10083898

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: This preliminary information communication advises ( nhtsa item number - 10083898 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-04-01
Bulletin Number:
PIT5485A
NHTSA Item Number:
10083900

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: This preliminary information communication advises ( nhtsa item number - 10083900 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-06-01
Bulletin Number:
PIP5094A
NHTSA Item Number:
10081022

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: This preliminary information communication advises ( nhtsa item number - 10081022 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-08-01
Bulletin Number:
16NA260
NHTSA Item Number:
10082506

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:radio/tape deck/cd etc. .

Service Bulletin Summary: This technical bulletin provides a procedure to re ( nhtsa item number - 10082506 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-08-01
Bulletin Number:
000601012F
NHTSA Item Number:
10082814

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: This informational bulletin provides information t ( nhtsa item number - 10082814 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-08-01
Bulletin Number:
PI1394A
NHTSA Item Number:
10082869

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: This informational bulletin provides additional in ( nhtsa item number - 10082869 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
BUICK
Model(s):
PARK AVENUE
Year(s):
2001, 2002, 2003
Manufacturer:
GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
NHTSA ID:
02V328000
Recall Date:
December 9th, 2002
Units Affected:
43,980

Affected Component: Latches/locks/linkages:trunk lid:lock.

Summary: On certain passenger vehicles, the emergency trunk release handle may be installed or forced out of the proper position. .

Conequence: If the cable is out of the proper position, it could increase the force required to activate the emergency trunk release handle and a person trapped in the trunk may not be able to release the trunk latch using the emergency trunk release handle. .

Remedy: Dealers will secure the emergency trunk release cable to ensure that the emergency trunk release handle operates properly. Owner notification began december 19, 2002. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact buick at 1-800-521-7300. .

Notes: Recall no. 02060. Customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

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