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Dave Nova, Buick Technician
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Experience:  ASE Master Certification. GM World Class Certification
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My 2001 buick lesabre runs well most of the time. When i

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my 2001 buick lesabre runs well most of the time. When i place the transmission in reverse, the engine seems to have a noticeable miss. Also when cruising at 60 to 65 mph and encounter an incline, the car jerks and does not downshift out of O>D>
JA: When was your transmission fluid last checked?
Customer: today
JA: Are you fixing your LeSabre yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I will fix myself if possible. The cars runs well and the fuel milage is as it should be, the stutter when downshifting and the miss when put in reverse are the issues
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: car has 250,000 miles
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

Hello my name is***** am an ASE Master Technician and I am glad to help you out with your question.

Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

Have you checked for codes? Is the engine light on?