1996 Buick Regal Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Buick Regal

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1996 Buick Regal Problems

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.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

Replace spark plugs every 100,000 miles

The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.

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1996 Buick Regal Questions

When I was trying to charge my car battery it was making noise under the engine (1 answer)

And I don't have no power and the battery always dies

My turn signal stopped working. I cha Inged the signal relay under the dash. It was working really slow. Now it won't work at all. I have checked all of the bulbs and fuses twice. The wipers, high beams and cruise control still work. (1 answer)

Brake lights are not working (1 answer)

Already changed the brake pedal switch and the turn signal switch still I don't have break lights. My running lights work but my third break light does not work either even after changing the turn signal switch.all bulbs look fine and so do the fuses. What could the problem be

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1996 Buick Regal Recalls

Recall 03V527000
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES HAVE LOWER PINION BEARINGS IN THE POWER RACK AND PINION ASSEMBLY IN WHICH THE RETAINER TABS WERE NOT CRIMPED PROPERLY. THESE RETAINERS COULD FAIL AND PERMIT THE BALL BEARINGS TO ESCAPE.
Recall 96V116000
A BACKFIRE DURING ENGINE STARTING CAN CAUSE BREAKAGE OF THE UPPER INTAKE MANIFOLD.
Recall 96V069000
THE LEFT FRONT BRAKE LINE CAN CONTACT THE TRANSAXLE MOUNTING BRACKET OR ATTACHMENT BOLT.

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1996 Buick Regal Reviews

I have owned since new Iam 74 years old with 366000 miles on it after leplacing the rear brakes the dealers say the cost to change the control for the abs to make the back brakes work cost more then 1100 dollars is this a scam? a visitor benzonia mi
I have a 96 regal it is a good car wrecked in front but still runs great
I have a 1996 buick regal, 4 doors, gray. bought it brand new and now I have 267,000 miles. engine run great, regular maintenance kept it this long. working on a/c and other interior issues but its been a great car.. paint job looks good..

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