Buick Regal Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Buick Regal

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Buick Regal Problems

Intake Manifold Gaskets May Leak Coolant or Engine Oil

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.

Transmission Pressure Control Solenoid Failure May Cause Erratic Shifting

The transmission pressure control solenoid may fail causing erratic shifting. Our technicians tell us that partial dis-assembly of the transmission is necessary to replace a failed pressure control solenoid.

Stalling Due to Mass Air Flow or Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure

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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Buick Regal Questions

How do I know if this car was a recal (2 answers)

Power steering, brakes an the Ignatius key is hard to turn on all the time

Sputters between 59-65, code Lean, can't give it full throttle (1 answer)

I've changed , supercharger gasket, manifold gasket, intake manifold gasket, coil packs, fuel filter, , checked fuel pressure, changed the computer, , all O2 sensors are new, new exhaust and C, converter , also tranny. It's better but I still can't give it full throttle. It Boggs out ...

The diagnostic code says p2261 that the turbo charge by pass value stuck (1 answer)

The diagnostic code says p2261 that the turbo charge by pass value stuck and engine light keeps coming on!

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Buick Regal Recalls

Power Seat Wiring Chafes On Seat Frame

The wiring harness to the 8-way power adjustable front seats may chafe on the seat frames, resulting in a short circuit and fire hazard. Dealers will inspect and secure the wiring harness and repair any chafed wires free of charge to resolve the concern.

Ignition Key May Be Removed Without Transmission Lever Shifted To Park

The ignition key may be able to be removed from the ignition switch without having the transmission shift lever securely in the park position. This could allow the vehicle to roll unexpectedly. Dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the key cylinder lock housing free of charge to resolve the concern.

Power Steering Assist Fails

The power steering system may fail, resulting in extra effort being required to steer the vehicle. Dealers will replace the electric belt drive rack and pinion steering gear assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Buick Regal Reviews

I have had 3 buick regal gs white All have lost their paint Anyone have a suggestion or the same problem
Reliable car at least. I had this car since late 90s has served me well over the years. Never will I get rid get of it a very reliable car. Nickels and dime put in car would be only just the normal (wear and tear) oil pan, gasket, complete valve job, distributor cap, starter, camshafts, 02 Pulley sensors, water pumps and struts etc. The Buick is not in the best of condition but heck its still I...
Car is running OK. I've had 10 accidents but at least my poor little Buick is ticking. Had minimal issues after car has been damaged several times. Under acceleration it smokes bad from rear of exhaust plus engine burns 1quart of oil but still runs like new. Replaced pinions and brakes four times now my rack is leaking very dependable car though looks like someone got mad took their frustration...

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