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2000 Buick Regal

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2000 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.

2000 Buick Regal Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., November 16, 2000

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The side air bag inflator may separate from the air bag module during deployment. This may cause reduced protection and injury to occupants. Dealers will replace the side impact air bag module.

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Body, Interior & Misc., May 4, 2001

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The air bag warning label on the sun visors does not comply with required size and content guidelines. GM mailed customers a new label to install on their visors.

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Body, Interior & Misc., August 24, 2000

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The seat belt buckles may not have been properly heat-treated during the manufacturing process. This may cause the buckles not to function correctly during a collision, which may cause injury. Dealers will replace the seat belt buckles.

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Brakes, June 23, 2000

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The rear wheel spindles may loosen because the bolt heads that secure the spindles may separate. This may cause the rear wheels to shift, causing loss of vehicle control. Dealers will replace the rear wheel spindle bolts.

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Engine, June 21, 2000

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The fuel filler hose may leak where it clamps to the metal fill tube. This can cause a fuel leak, which can lead to a fire. Dealers will inspect the fuel hose fill clamp, and reposition and re-secure it as necessary.

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2000 Buick Regal Questions and Answers

wrj47, 2000 Buick Regal, Orland Park, IL

Thed center console cupholder front has separated from the cupholders. How can I remove the cupholder unit and reattach the front to the cupholder?

coronina, 2000 Buick Regal, 3.8L V6, Shepherdsville, KY

car will die out while driving, has plenty of gas. but acts like its not getting any, fuel filter has been replace,fuel pump and everything has been check, 3rd time this has happen in a week

Visitor, 2000 Buick Regal, 3.8L V6, Custer, SD

i just installed a new water pump and thermostat but its still over heating and causes the temp light and traction control lamp to come on and puts the car in limp mode, what should i look for next

Visitor, 2000 Buick Regal, 3.8L V6 Supercharged, Darby, PA

I just purchased a 2000 Buick Regal from a auction. It did not have keys,so i got it towed home. What should be the first thing i do? The car has not be driven in 8 months. The sunroof was open and...

Visitor, 2000 Buick Regal, 3.8L V6 Supercharged, Erie, PA

i have a 2000 buick regal supercharged, it was working fine and now it willnot start, it has juice ans wants to start but don't.

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2000 Buick Regal Reviews

I own a 2000 gs with the supercharged 3.8.

this car is the biggest POS I have ever owned. It is an electrical system nightmare. sometimes when you turn it on all the dash lights flash rapidly and it wont start. Do not buy one of these GM pieces of CRAP. almost everyone has electrical issues. GM JUNKER

My first Buick Regal have owned other Buick models before. Had 68,000 miles on it when I bought it. Other than regular maintenance, there have been few major issues. Have replaced tires, battery, serpentine belt. Major issues I've had - the air conditioner failed due to refrigerant leaking out and no one has been able to find the leak to fix it yet. Possible wheel bearing failure I am dealing with now. I let another family member take the car because I am 6' tall and even though there is good leg room once inside, I hit my head almost every time I try to get in. If I had it to do over, I would not have bought this car for me. A real headache...

I have owned 2 Buick Regals in my driving history. The first, a 2 door, coupe was totaled in a MVA. The second, a 4 door sedan, I bought certified used. I have absolutely no complaints of any kind with either of the Regals I have owned. My experience is the Buick Regal is an extremely reliable, dependable, comfortable, stylish car. Yes, I keep up all the recommended maintainance and don't cut corners. I hope one day to purchase a brand new Regal.

I enjoy my Buick a lot. Only gave the engine a "4" since a modern 3900 gets more power with a few extra MPG, it's very good though. Runs smooth at all times, shift smooth while still being pretty fast. Nice low cruising RPMs, like 2000 at 75, it'll do 1100RPM at 25 and about 1250 at 45. Ride is smooth, handling is decent for a vehicle it's size; however it is rather large and heavy, I just drove a Paseo for instance and it could probably take a corner at double the speed. (However a car like that is cramped, the Buick is definitely not.)

Funny you guys mention the cup holders -- my rear ones are fine (and can be reached from the front seat..) but the fronts ones, we had a cold snap where it was about 10 below or so, I get in the car and the cupholders just spontaneously disintegrated, chunks of plastic and springs just flew out of the spot where it used to be. It's out of character for this car, the rest of the interior is quite nice and not disintegrating at all 8-)

Such a comfortable car and it handles beautifully. I will be hitting 35,000 miles this coming week. It's like driving a brand new car. All that's missing is the new car smell. I love this car.

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