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How many hours to r&r a transmission in a 2004 buick lesabre

How many hours to r&r a transmission in a 2004 buick lesabre

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I changed one a month ago at home. Took me about 13 hours but I did not have a lift. I had some other work to do in that time so the actual time could be as little as maybe 11 hours. Have to drop sub frame and support engine with support tool placed across strut towers. Support front of car high on jack stands. Blocked rear wheels.

Disconnect battery. Remove air intake hose and filter box, starter, electrical connections to tranny, linkage, remove brake calipers, separate lower ball joints and the axles. I made a wood plate affixed to a floor pipe flange and short pipe inserted into a floor jack to lower and raise the tranny. (Balancing it was much easier that way.)

Difficult to reach tranny bolt accessible only from pass side wheel well across back of engine! Look for it!

Flush out old tranny fluid from radiator so as not to contaminate new tranny.

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I just Replaced a Low Beam Light bulb on a 2005 Buick La Sabre.

If You use a Metric socket and Remove the Two Silver bolts Attaching the headlight Assemble onto the metal surrounding the the lamp assembly it comes out to the front. This makes it much easier to access the bulb. Twist it counerclockwise & it comes out by pulling gently on the bulb. Then by realeasing a tab that is the socket holder bulb can be removed & replaced with a New #9006 low beam halogen light bulb. Wrap a Paper towel around the bulb & do NOT touch it with your bare hand as this wiil ruin a halogen bulb,

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SOURCE: 2004 Buick Lesabre speedometer not working

Yes it's on the right side othe transmission just above the passenger side cv axle. You most likley need to send the cluster off and have it checked. Model Electronics in NY.

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SOURCE: how to remove 2000 transmission buick lesabre

If you are asking..... you cant/should not do it. Its heavy, awkward, and not possible with out proper tools and equipment.

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SOURCE: 2004 Buick Lesabre uses quart of oil in 3K miles. Is this normal?

No it's not have your engine check for oil leaks, also have then do a wet and dry cylinder compression test this will let you know if you are burning oil, also have them check the spark plug's.Hope this was helpful.

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2004 Buick lesabre was bucking hard after a complete stop and go. Replaced transmission speed Senor and changed transmission oil and filter. Now when I press the gas it wont go forward or reverse, but the...

what color was the fluid, does it rev up & not move is ther a check eng light on & is the dipstick full with eng running? if the filter fell off in pan it will **** air you might try over filling it by 2 qts to prove this. note this is computer controled all except reverse if no reverse its internal in trans. is there any chance an axle poped out if it holds in park that is ok & not a factor.

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2004 Buick LeSabre speedometer not working properly. Registers too slow if at all. Is there a sensor in the dash? Cruise control works fine.

Yes it's on the right side othe transmission just above the passenger side cv axle. You most likley need to send the cluster off and have it checked. Model Electronics in NY.

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Setting the clock on Buick LeSabre

If it's like my LaSabre, you set the clock by pushing the "set" button on the radio followed by either the "scan" or "seek" button, for hours or minutes.

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