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  1. Traction control off/Service Stabilitrak/Engine Power is Reduced

    Engine & Drivetrain
    It never fails-- come winter. We see quite a few posts on this issue. Most are related to dirty throttle bodies. Ice buildup. When driver stop vehicle for a bit, the engine heat is enough to melt the ice--- and upon restart... issue is gone.. as the ice has melted. I have a post on HOW TO clean...
  2. 2010 Timing Chain problem

    General Tech
    this was posted the other day on the Traverse forum. interesting and makes sense., My 2 cents,,,, GDI engines get a lot of carbon build up on intake valves. When carbon falls off the intake valve because the carbon build up on the intake valve is so great Or When carbon falls off...
  3. 2010 Timing Chain problem

    General Tech
    This is also an issue on other car makers DI engines. Not just GM. But its almost guaranteed that as your miles rack up--- you will start to use oil. Something that Ive read recently points to the Carbon buildup as the culprit. It builds up and breaks off- or it sticks to the piston rings...
  4. 2008 Enclave code 1175 please help!

    Engine & Drivetrain
    https://www.enclaveforum.net/20-engine-drivetrain/13255-intake-manifold-vacuum-lines.html
  5. 2008 Enclave code 1175 please help!

    Engine & Drivetrain
    the 2008s have a motor mount that is vacuum assisted. It has a hose running to it. Im wondering if during the engine rebuilds-- the hose was left off-- or a motor mount with no vac assist was used.. leaving that hose unplugged. On the 2008 Acadia, they did not use the vac assisted mount- and...
  6. Coil Pack Bolt Stripped??

    Engine & Drivetrain
    Im pretty sure the AC DELCO iridiums, are made by NGK. I have no input on the bolts though.
  7. 2010 Timing Chain problem

    General Tech
    Among the Traverse/Acadia/Enclave forum.... 2010/2011/2012 vehicles that had the timing chain issue 'early' on... owners did not make it a habit of checking oil levels often. the 3.6 uses oil... and oil levels are very important in the way these engines work. VVT.
  8. Engine motor mount which brand is best

    Buick Enclave
    the front one-- on mine leaked its fluid.
  9. Engine motor mount which brand is best

    Buick Enclave
    I just went with AC DELCO for my front mount.
  10. We’re back in an Enclave!

    Buick Enclave
    Link does not work. But what was better about the Honda- that the previous Enclave could not do? When my 1st child was on the way-- I bought the Traverse. 10 yrs later we still have it--
  11. Gas cap lanyard

    General Tech
    I guess you need the location on the caps end....
  12. Gas cap lanyard

    General Tech
  13. Another Power Steering Pump Failure Post

    General Tech
    Knocking really hard on wood.... 152,000 on my factory pump
  14. Another Power Steering Pump Failure Post

    General Tech
    glad you got it fixed for free
  15. 2011 Enclave Front End Creaking-Right Turns only

    Brakes, Suspension, Wheels & Tires
    I had a slight metallic knock. I slowly replaced suspension pieces because of mileage. the struts -I installed them at 100,000. I was now at about 144,000. But sway bar bushings, endlinks, control arm front bushing, lower control arm with new rear bushing and ball joint, tie rods. Nope noise...
  16. Normal Acceleration Noise?

    Buick Enclave
    hate em!!!
  17. Turn signal will not cancel

    Interior & Electrical
    watch all 3- to get tips-- like pulling the steering out (telescoping feature)
  18. Gas smell when idling

    Engine & Drivetrain
    you may also have a rust leak on top of the tank.
  19. Fuel Sysyem / Fuel Injector Cleaners

    Engine & Drivetrain
    I agree. Overheat condition- more likely you have a weeping water pump. Check coolant level in the reservoir and the radiator itself.
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