It's probably the motor but needs to be checked out. I am certainly not an expert on these things but... I own a 2000 Lasabre that has been a good car but....the windows go bad. Both back windows stopped working and fell down. Luckily I had a neighbor who was good at fixing such things so we removed the door panel off and found that the cable the moved the window up and down was tracking poorly fraying it to the point it was off the track and broken. Rather than buy parts, and since it was the rear windows which came down only part way we reround the cable, put it back in, put the window in the up position and disconnected the motor. All has been fine since. Yesterday the passenger side front window dropped and won't come up...so today I am trying to get the door panel off and see if the cable on this window has also gone bad. Getting the panel off has been a challange. My take on the Lasabre windows....they are crap....the car has been great but it's automatic windows leave something to be desired. This problem is caused by a broken "up" cable on the window regulator. This regulator operates the window using a cable to pull the window up and a different cable to pull the window down. It is usually the "up" cable that breaks. This problem is REALLY bad in 2000 lesabre cars. The designer of the window regulator has the "up" cable attached to nothing more than a plastic piece. This piece will break sometimes with little or no good reason. (ie bump in the road, raising the window, etc.)will not claim any responsibility for these regulators unless REALLY pressed but the fact is that they had/have a bunch of these go bad. R.Hand
97 buick lesabre are front wheel drive
1997, 98 and 99 lesabres are supposed to bigger inside so check with a dealer or wrecking yard.
any 2000-05 lesabres should have same tranny. also Pontiac bonnevilles should be same.
Seventh generation Buick LeSabres are electronically limited to a top speed of 108. The engine won't shut off, it just doesn't get any faster.
Lesabres only have air suspension in the rear, they will be a combination of air shocks with a coil spring on the lower control arm.
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There are a couple of reasons why the window won't go back up on a 1996 Buick Century. The window may be off track or the window motor has stopped working.
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According to my Chilton manual, page 4-22, the MAP sensor is used on 96 thru 99 LeSabres/Bonnevilles/Eighty-eights, not 95's.
Go in through the trunk, twist the sockets out, twist the bulb out, install a new one and reverse the process. 69 Lesabres are super cool!
Hey Harry==It is probably the wiring or the drivers door switch. It will have to be checked out. GoodluckJoe Check wiring harness first...After buying new 4 button door switch(83$) I found out the wiring harness between front door and door jam has a broken wire . This was on a buick regal 2000. Some 2000 buick lesabres have a "child safety" switch on the driver side door panel which, if activated, will cause this symptom. I am not aware that ALL lesabres have this switch but I would bet that all lesabres are "wired the same so if this switch is not present then a good guess is that the problem can still be found inside the front door panel. (loose wire, etc.) R.Hand
No fuse ... it is a circuit breaker
Possibly the window motor burnt out. Try not to mess with it happened to me and window broke and i had to pay a lot more.
The glass will be the same but check where it attaches to the lift that may be different.
yes buick lesabres and park aves from 1992-1997, sometimes they stop at 96 for whatever reason im not sure of! but mainly 92-97 share interchangeable parts.
My sister just paid 180$ for her driver side window, on her 88' buick lasabre. This was just for the track though (to keep the window held up), they said the motor would cost another 100$.
Yes. Buick Lesabres of this generation are known for their capability in the snow. They have most of their weight up front, right over the drive wheels. They are also geared high, for freeway cruising. This limits the torque avaliable at launch, making it easier to moderate wheelspin. The leSabre's long wheelbase also makes the car less squirrely in the snow, keeping it pointed in the direction you want to go. A LeSabre with good tires will do better in the snow than a 4X4 with bad tires.
See this post for instructions and photoshttp://www.ricksfreeautorepairadvice.com/repair-topics/window-power-repair/replace-a-power-window-regulator
located in back window with rear defog
The way that replace a window regulator in a 2003 Buick LeSabre front drive side is by removing the door panel. Next, disconnect the electrical connector on the regulator and replace.
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I have talked to General Motors customer service and was told that you don't fix the unglued dash on a Buick LeSabre. I have looked at 48 LeSabres in various parking lots and 32 of them had unglued dash problems. This must be a factory defect and should be corrected by GM. If anyone reads this, please input any information that you have. I would like to pursue this problem.
Remove the inside door panel. Push the window track. Upward, until the window is completely closed. Lock the window linkage in place, so the window will not fall down.
I believe there isn't one, i have a '91 LeSabre and it doesnt have one. 87- 91 Lesabres are exactly the same cars, so it seems like you have a problem with your headlight staying on all the time. If that's the problem then i cant help you.