2012 Buick Enclave Air Temp Actuator

2012 Buick Enclave

Buick Enclave On the 2012 Buick Enclave, when the air temp output is only correct on one side the dash, this is more commonly due to a faulty Air Temp Actuator (aka “Blend Door Actuator”). These are actually very common GM fail items. The driver’s side actuator is located behind the driver’s side/center of the dash (just to the right and above the accelerator pedal). To gain access, remove the driver’s side lower insulator panel. Once inside, inspect the electrical connector and wire harness for any loose, broken or damaged…

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2010 Buick Enclave P0496 purge flow

2010 Buick Enclave

Buick Enclave On the 2010 Buick Enclave, the P0496 is a problem in the EVAP Purge System. This can either be a problem with the EVAP Purge Solenoid Valve or the Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor. There is a quick test that can determine which has the fault. The test will require the use of a scan-tool that can read EVAP System items data in real time. If you do not have access to such a scan-tool, carefully inspect the vacuum lines to/from the Purge Solenoid for any cracks, holes or disconnections. Inspect…

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