Reliable Repairs for 2017 Buick Encore Engines

2017 Buick Encore Trim Options

Select your Buick Encore trim level to learn more about Buick-recommended engine repair. Use the following chart to find information.

L4/1.4L

Buick Encore Repairs and Services

Nothing lasts forever. Even your Buick Encore's many parts and pieces. When something breaks, we're ready. Click on a repair below to learn more about 2017 Buick Encore repairs.

We Know Buick Encore Engines

Buick Encore engines are known for their reliability. You may have even been thinking about that when you bought it. However, even your trustworthy engine is subject to wear and tear. Things can go sideways sometimes. If they do, you’ll have to find a dependable 2017 Buick service center — quick! That's when it's time to head to Firestone Complete Auto Care. We've serviced more than 500 million vehicles since 1926, and our technicians know Buick Encore engines. Schedule an appointment if you're experiencing problems that could require engine repair. Firestone Complete Auto Care offers both trustworthy and affordable engine repairs.

Illuminated Check Engine Light on 2017 Buick Encore

An illuminated check engine light on your Buick Encore is one of the first signs it's time to 'brake' for engine service. A check engine light that’s on or flashing could be a symptom of a serious problem in your or emission system that won't go away on its own. Causes may include a faulty oxygen sensor, bad spark plug, issues with your catalytic converter, or an engine vacuum leak, to name a few potential sources. Bring your Encore to Firestone Complete Auto Care to get computerized diagnostics and we'll determine exactly why your check engine light is on. engine rattling, oil leaks, or engine misfiring.

2017 Encore Engine Services

If your 2017 Encore engine needs repairs, our expert techs will let you know what needs to be done and why before they get started. We never do any work without your sign-off. If a repair isn’t urgent right now, we’ll let you know. If it's necessary for your safety, we'll make sure you understand that, too. We seek to give you all the info you need to make a smart decision about our services. Choose Firestone Complete Auto Care for Buick Encore engine repairs and you can feel good knowing that we only use Buick-compliant replacement parts such as the timing belt, motor oil seal, sensors, or other parts.

2017 Buick Encore Engine Q&A

  • Why does the check engine light in my Encore turn on when I start my car? It’s usually normal for your check engine light to turn on upon ignition. This is a sign that your vehicle is testing its circuits. The light should go off shortly. Bring your vehicle in if it doesn't.
  • Why does my Buick engine sound different? Strange under-the-hood noises can point to problems within your Buick Encore engine. Knocking or tapping could be a symptom of low oil. Whistling sounds could mean you have an intake leak or misaligned belt. Squealing can be traced back to a loose fan belt, and grinding might be coming from the brakes, not the engine.
  • What could damage a Buick engine? [ordered-list-1-item-3-1]Are you unknowingly damaging your Buick Encore engine? Certain driving habits can damage your engine and should be avoided. These habits include 'running on fumes,' flooring the gas pedal while the car is in Park, or slamming the gas pedal while the engine is still cold. Steer clear of these habits to help protect engine performance and efficiency.
  • Is it okay to put water in my Buick Encore radiator? While it’s not recommended, you can use water in your Encore radiator in emergencies. Normally, you should only use a 50/50 mix of coolant and water or a pre-mixed coolant. However, if you are completely out of coolant and must continue driving, it’s better to have water in your coolant reservoir than nothing.
  • Why did my Encore engine suddenly stop? There are different reasons your Encore vehicle engine could suddenly stop. You may be looking at a lack of fuel, faulty sensors, issues with the ignition system, engine overheating, electrical problems, or mechanical troubles.
  • Who can repair my Buick Encore engine? For Buick Encore engine repair, trust your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. You can make an appointment today at any of our thousands of locations across the U.S.