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1996 Buick Regal

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1996 Buick Regal Problems

Engine -- Verified

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

Engine -- Verified

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

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

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

Engine -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

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

1996 Buick Regal Recalls (Recent)

Brakes, April 22, 1996

Summary: THE LEFT FRONT BRAKE LINE CAN CONTACT THE TRANSAXLE MOUNTING BRACKET OR ATTACHMENT BOLT.

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Engine, July 8, 1996

Summary: A BACKFIRE DURING ENGINE STARTING CAN CAUSE BREAKAGE OF THE UPPER INTAKE MANIFOLD.

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Suspension & Steering, February 5, 2004

Summary: 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.

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1996 Buick Regal Questions and Answers

Nick_1, 1996 Buick Regal, 3.8L V6, Cedar Knolls, NJ

THERE IS ONE BOLT HOLDING ON THE WATER PUMP THAT I AM HAVING A PROBLEM IN REMOVING. IT IS BEHIND THE POWER STEERING PUMP PULLEY. ANY ADVICCE?

bre72708, 1996 Buick Regal, 3.8L V6, Minneapolis, MN

when i try to start my car it wont turn over but all the lights in stuff comes on but nothing what should i do

mllcase, 1996 Buick Regal, 3.8L V6, Broadview Heights, OH

My car's battery is dead, my key will not open the lock, and I can't get the hood open to jump start the car. Can I get into the car from the trunk?

rayrodriguez, 1996 Buick Regal, 3.8L V6, Holyoke, MA

where is the location of the power steering refill cap located on the engine

ventenn, 1996 Buick Regal, 3.8L V6, Greenback, TN

low beam lights does not work, only the high beam.. do i have a electrical problem, check for fuse or need to replace all lights.

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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..

Love the Regal Sport .... a "Daddy's" car, not cool, but dependable & great cross-country cruiser - Took R-66 from L.A. to Mich, back to L.A., back to Ohio.

MPG was 24 - only big problem, Rear Brakes.

a great car.

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