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Most reported 1996 Buick Regal problems

 

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The water pump may develop a coolant leak resulting in an engine overheating condition.

 

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The fuel pump may fail causing engine to stall and not restart.

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The intake manifold gasket may develop external engine oil leak. The manifold gasket will need to be replaced to correct this issue.

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The mass air flow or crankshaft position sensor may fail causing the engine to intermittently stall. It may be necessary for the engine to cool down before it will restart.

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The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.

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One or more of the power windows may stop working due to a failed window switch. Failed switches will require replacement.

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The serpentine belt tensioner pulley may wear out. Our technicians tell us that in order to get a new pulley from General Motors you must purchase a complete belt tensioner assembly.

 

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The rubber section of an automatic transmission cooler line may develop a fluid leak . In some cases the leaking section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this concern.

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The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Our technicians tell us that operating the engine  with a coolant/oil mix can result in internal engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct these leaks.

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Corrosion may develop at the connection between the ignition coil tower and spark plug wire resulting in an engine misfire. The Ignition coil and spark plug wire should both be replaced to correct this condition.

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An engine oil leak may develop from the rear of the engine. This is commonly caused by a failed oil pump drive o-ring seal. The leaking o-ring should be replaced to correct this concern.

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The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.

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Illumination of the Check Engine Light may be the result of a loose or worn gas cap.

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