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2006 Buick Rendezvous cxl broken rear hatch strap!

While shutting the rear hatch on my 2006 Buick Rendezvous, the strap that assists closing the hatch broke at the seam, causing me to loose my ballence, fall, and break my arm. This defect is dangerous and I would like to know if anyone else has encountered this problem.

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  • Chris Borns Jan 13, 2009

    The strap had broken 4 times in the first year of ownership. Everytime the dealer replaced the strap, but just to break again. On the fourth time I lost my ballence and fell. I feel this strap defect contributed to my accident, and should have been addressed after 3 failures. Hope that clears it up a bit. I am just trying to see if this has happend to anyone else, broken bones or not. Thanks

  • derbygirl33 Feb 17, 2009

    Mine has also broken. My husband is against getting it fixed at the moment so not sure if it will happen again or not.

  • Anonymous Apr 23, 2009

    same issue with the rear hatch strap. 2nd time around since i've owned vechile who know's how many times beforehand. sorry to hear of your fall hope all is well

  • wickedfaygo May 11, 2010

    Same problem on our 2005. I'm not going to bother getting a new one figuring it will break again. It's a heavy hatch and a cheap strap, which will easily break again.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    never heard of such a defect, please be more careful, all machines carry an inherent risk of operation, this can be compounded by the operator not paying attention to what they are doing or there surroundings.



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I believe there is a recall for that feature. but i am not 100% sure. it was recalled on 2004 rendezvous

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