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1997 Buick Regal Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Buick Regal

1997 Buick Regal Problems

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

 

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

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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1997 Buick Regal Questions

The seat still moves up and down, but wont move backward or forward.

it's overheating to the point i cant leave it on no more than 5mins befor it starts to over heat i would hav to have it towed to a shop i just need to no how much it would cost to fix an is th water pump ?

Every time I turn the Ignition swich it blows the fuse. Replaced the starter and it worked for a couple of weeks, now back to same problem. I have tried putting in a bigger fuse.

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1997 Buick Regal Recalls

GENERAL MOTORS IS RECALLING 1,497,516 MY 1997-2003 BUICK REGAL, MY 1998-2003 CHEVROLET LUMINA, MONTE CARLO AND IMPALA, MY 1998-1999 OLDSMOBILE INTRIGUE, MY 1997-2003 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.8L V6 NATURALLY ASPIRATED ENGINE. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE A CONDITION IN WHICH D...GM IS RECALLING 207,542 MY 1997-2003 BUICK REGAL AND PONTIAC GRAND PRIX VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.8L SUPERCHARGED V-6 ENGINE. THESE VEHICLES HAVE HIGHER FRONT ROCKER COVER GASKET TEMPERATURES, CREATING THE POTENTIAL FOR EARLIER DEGRADATION OF THE FRONT ROCKER COVER GASKET AND EVENTUAL OIL SEEPAGE.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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1997 Buick Regal Reviews

Little things on the inside fell apart like the cup holder. the last 3 year have had problems with the windows working. Over all i love it is a GS with traction bar super charger etc/

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