1998 Buick Regal Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Buick Regal

1998 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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1998 Buick Regal Questions

I just had the fuel pump replaced and my car has gone haywire since. Now I have gas leaking out of the end where manifold is. Could it just be the o rong?

a repairman told us that our windows in our 1998 buick regal ls were just off track, and the regulator may not be bad.Three of the windows will not stay up without a wedge to support them.on the driver's window the weather sealing strip is wedged between the window and the window jam on a por...

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1998 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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1998 Buick Regal Reviews

Good car, know what to expect. This is a 15 year old GM product. To put it in perspective, my previous car was a 45 year old GM with higher mileage and LESS problems than this. Mechanically it's very sound. The three big issues tend to be gaskets, grounding issues and interior quality. If you buy one of these, expect to find a few interior parts (dirt cheap as regals are common enough to pop up...

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