2017 Buick CASCADA - ENGINE Failure Complaint (#b09c2e)

2017 Buick CASCADA

  • Date of Incident: Feb-27, 2024
  • Date complaint filed: Feb-27, 2024
  • Failed components: ENGINE

Took 2017 buick cascada in for repair following whistling noise and stalling while idle. This vehicle only has 42k miles. The mechanic was concerned this could/should be a recall issue due to the low mileage on the vehicle. On google searches, i found similar issues were reported and gm extended the warranty on buick cascadas for different years. Both the 2016 and 2019 had a global warranty for pcv issues and camshaft covers. "global safety field investigations [xxx] urgent - distribute immediately date: february 16, 2023 subject: [xxx]- special coverage camshaft cover the mechanic stated, "the built-in pcv system has failed causing a vacuum issue within the engine and requires the entire camshaft cover to need replacement. " the mechanic was unable to do the repair and suggested the vehicle be taken to a gm dealership. It is scheduled for repair at mcelveeen buick in summerville, sc in the next couple of days. The check engine warning light is on and the vehicle has stalled while idling in traffic. There is a whistling noise resembling a worn belt noise in the right front of the engine. Information redacted pursuant to the freedom of information act (foia), 5 u. S. C. 552(b)(6)

Vehicle VIN Info

VIN PatternW04WH3N5*HG******
ManufacturerADAM OPEL AG
Model Year2017
SeriesPremium Group
Body ClassConvertible/Cabriolet
Top Speed (MPH)130
Base Price36065
Engine ModelIWC - SIDI: Spark Ignited Direct Injection, VVT: Variable Valve Timing, HO: High Output, FAM 1, GEN 4, GME
Engine Displacement (L)1.6
Engine Displacement (CC)1600
Engine Displacement (CI)97.638
Primary Fuel TypeGasoline
Transmission StyleAutomatic
Wheelbase - Short106.1
Electronic Stability ControlStandard
Traction ControlStandard
Lane Departure WarningStandard
Forward Collision WarningStandard
Advanced Automatic Collision NotificationStandard
Rear Visibility SystemStandard
Daytime Running LightStandard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)Direct
Auto Reverse SystemStandard
Front Air Bags1st Row (Driver and Passenger)
Knee Air Bags1st Row (Driver and Passenger)
Side Air Bag1st Row (Driver and Passenger)
Seat BeltsManual
Semiautomatic Headlamp Beam SwitchingStandard
Plant Company NameAdam Opel AG
Plant CountryPOLAND
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