1998 Buick Regal Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Buick Regal
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1998 Buick Regal Problems
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.
1998 Buick Regal Questions
Car was running normally, wouldnt crank or even turn over at all. Everything else is fine. Just cant seem to find a 4.750 resistor. Looked at all radio shacks. They keep asking for wattage. I dont know how to find or figure out the wattage for a 4.750 resistor.
A few months ago, I wasn't able to change the direction of the air flow coming from the dashboard. The only direction it comes from is up my windshield. And now just a couple weeks ago, I would have my air flow on high, then while driving it would suddenly stop to nothing, so I would turn the...
1998 Buick Regal Recalls
Engine oil can leak onto the exhaust manifold, causing a fire hazard. This concern was addressed in previous recall notifications, but improvements to the repair have been made. Dealers will make improved repairs free of charge to resolve the concern.
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...
I brought my 1998 Regal GS from a used car lot. In 2011 I haven't had any major problems until now 2014. The engine light kept coming on after having all the maintence done on the car. I wouldn't pass emission until I took it to a mechanice and it finally passed emission. After getting the car out the shop 1 week later the engine light come back on so I parked it. Three hours later I went to pu...