2004 Buick Regal Problems
RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the 2004 Buick Regal based on complaints from actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.
One or more of the power windows may stop working due to a failed window switch. Failed switches will require replacement.
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.
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.
The intake manifold gasket may develop external engine oil leak. The manifold gasket will need to be replaced to correct this issue.
The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.
The display on the heater and AC control panel may become dim or go completely blank. Our technicians tell us the control panel must be replaced to correct this fault.
Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.
Contaminated brake fluid can cause problems in the brake system and it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.