1995 Buick leSabre custom

Asked by Apr 18, 2016 at 02:47 AM about the 1995 Buick LeSabre Custom Sedan FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Passenger rear subframe bushings rusted
out. Tried to replace them with Dorman
parts Dorman number 924-043. Sub frame
keeps slipping right through the bottom
bushing to the bottom bolt causing both
bushings to touch. I called General Motors
and they say you need the vin number to
clarify which bushings you need. I'm thinking
the Dorman kit that I bought just wasn't the
right size has anybody else had a problem
like this?
I'm also thinking because my motor is a 3.6
that's too heavy for the Dorman bushings
and I just need original GM parts.
Anyone got advice I'd really appreciate it.

5 Answers

100

The sub frame is rusted out. You need to weld a large washer to the sub frame or replace the sub frame.

Best Answer Mark helpful

Are you sure cause the bushings I took off it were still in place?

6,265

grind and weld...owned "rust-buckets" for 50 dollars the first 10 years...use at least 10 ga. steel (thicker stock) Wisconsin is hell...life in California...have one set of clothes now~ no "snow pants" or rock salt here~ align, grind and weld, is my solution~

6,265

"fred flinstone" rust floor where salt-splash wrecks your suede boots....just a big hole, would indicate that it may be time to find another vehicle and retire that one...no money grind and weld...but that still will not stop the rust cancer~ move to a state where this won't happen is my advise~

20

You need to weld thick washers or metal plates that are wide enough that your grabbing metal & the bushings are in there snug I had the same problem had to plate the far back 2 & used thik washers on middle 2 ....What a night mare...... GM should be recalling these cars that they totally messed up on.

Your Answer

LeSabre

Looking for a Used LeSabre in your area?

CarGurus has 1,244 nationwide LeSabre listings starting at $1,900.

ZIP:

Buick LeSabre Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    2,420
  • #2
    John Saffrahn
    Reputation
    2,150
  • #3
    Austin Gaboda
    Reputation
    1,510
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Buick Park Avenue
3 Great Deals out of 281 listings starting at $1,988
Used Chevrolet Impala
388 Great Deals out of 25,582 listings starting at $900
Used Buick Regal
83 Great Deals out of 4,065 listings starting at $5,300
Used Buick Century
584 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord
422 Great Deals out of 101,425 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Camry
787 Great Deals out of 70,540 listings starting at $1,000
Used Cadillac DeVille
1,258 listings starting at $1,988
Used Mercury Grand Marquis
23 Great Deals out of 1,206 listings starting at $1,200
Used Ford F-150
2,283 Great Deals out of 214,988 listings starting at $1,300
Used Lincoln Town Car
21 Great Deals out of 1,349 listings starting at $1,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.