Auto Recalls for Consumers

BUICK REGAL - 1999 BUICK REGAL Problems & Complaints

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers
by General Motors LLC

There are 244 complaints filed for the 1999 BUICK REGAL

Below is a list of complaints & problems filed against the 1999 BUICK REGAL. These problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. If you like to file an official complaint for the 1999 BUICK REGAL, you can do so by calling the NHTSA Mon-Fri 8am to 8pm at 888-327-4236, TTY: 800-424-9153. You can also file your complaint online by clicking here. Your complaint will be added to the NHTSA complaints database after a thorough review. If a trend is discovered, an investigation will be opened by the ODI.

Search Complaints - Search Recalls

See complaints below ↓
View other component problems for this vehicle or view all problems
Air Bags (5) Equipment (5) Latches Locks Linkages (3) Service Brakes (2) Tires (5)
Communications (4) Exterior Lighting (7) Parking Brake (2) Service Brakes Hydraulic (24) Unknown Or Other (5)
Electrical System (37) Fuel Propulsion System (2) Power Train (10) Steering (31) Vehicle Speed Control (4)
Electronic Stability Control (1) Fuel System Gasoline (3) Seat Belts (11) Structure (3) Visibility (21)
Engine (47) Fuel System Other (1) Seats (1) Suspension (7) Wheels (7)
Engine And Engine Cooling (45) Interior Lighting (1)

Pages:  
<<  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  >>  ... 22
 
ComplaintDescription

ENGINE

11/24/2015 - SONOMA, CA
THE CONTACT OWNS A 1999 BUICK REGAL. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE VEHICLE HAD AN ABNORMAL ODOR DUE TO OIL THAT LEAKED ON THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD. THE CONTACT RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 15V701000 (ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING ) HOWEVER, THE PART TO DO THE REPAIR WAS UNAVAILABLE. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE MANUFACTURER EXCEEDED A REASONABLE AMOUNT OF TIME FOR THE RECALL REPAIR. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 130,000. VIN TOOL CONFIRMS PARTS ARE NOT AVAILABLE. THE VIN WAS NOT AVAILABLE.

View Details

ENGINE

4/14/2015 - EL CAJON, CA
THE CONTACT OWNS A 1999 BUICK REGAL. WHILE DRIVING AT 65 MPH, THE VEHICLE STALLED. THE DRIVER WAS ABLE TO RESTART THE VEHICLE. THE VEHICLE WAS INSPECTED BY AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC, WHO WAS UNABLE TO DIAGNOSE OR REPAIR THE VEHICLE. THE FAILURE RECURRED ON NUMEROUS OCCASIONS. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 108,000.

View Details

ENGINE

10/25/2014 - TAMPA, FL
WHILE DRIVING AT APPROX 40 MPH OR MORE THE ENGINE SUDDENLY CUTS OUT AND THE STEERING LOCKS UP AND THE CAR VIOLENTLY STOPS, WHICH COULD CAUSE A FATAL ACCIDENT. THIS IS VERY MUCH LIKE THE IGNITION SWITCH PROBLEM IN THE OTHER RECALLS. AFTER A FEW TRIES THE CAR DOES START AGAIN BUT THIS IS NOT ACCEPTABLE. ALSO THERE HAS BEEN SMOKE POURING FROM THE ENGINE ON MORE THAN ONE OCCASION WHEN THE VEHICLE WAS NOT EVEN OPERATING FOR MORE THAN TEN MINUTES, AND OFTEN THE SMELL OF GAS PERMEATES THE INSIDE OF THE VEHICLE.

View Details

STEERING

10/25/2014 - TAMPA, FL
WHILE DRIVING AT APPROX 40 MPH OR MORE THE ENGINE SUDDENLY CUTS OUT AND THE STEERING LOCKS UP AND THE CAR VIOLENTLY STOPS, WHICH COULD CAUSE A FATAL ACCIDENT. THIS IS VERY MUCH LIKE THE IGNITION SWITCH PROBLEM IN THE OTHER RECALLS. AFTER A FEW TRIES THE CAR DOES START AGAIN BUT THIS IS NOT ACCEPTABLE. ALSO THERE HAS BEEN SMOKE POURING FROM THE ENGINE ON MORE THAN ONE OCCASION WHEN THE VEHICLE WAS NOT EVEN OPERATING FOR MORE THAN TEN MINUTES, AND OFTEN THE SMELL OF GAS PERMEATES THE INSIDE OF THE VEHICLE.

View Details

FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM

10/25/2014 - TAMPA, FL
WHILE DRIVING AT APPROX 40 MPH OR MORE THE ENGINE SUDDENLY CUTS OUT AND THE STEERING LOCKS UP AND THE CAR VIOLENTLY STOPS, WHICH COULD CAUSE A FATAL ACCIDENT. THIS IS VERY MUCH LIKE THE IGNITION SWITCH PROBLEM IN THE OTHER RECALLS. AFTER A FEW TRIES THE CAR DOES START AGAIN BUT THIS IS NOT ACCEPTABLE. ALSO THERE HAS BEEN SMOKE POURING FROM THE ENGINE ON MORE THAN ONE OCCASION WHEN THE VEHICLE WAS NOT EVEN OPERATING FOR MORE THAN TEN MINUTES, AND OFTEN THE SMELL OF GAS PERMEATES THE INSIDE OF THE VEHICLE.

View Details

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

8/4/2014 - CHARLOTTE, NC
THE CONTACT OWNS A 1999 BUICK REGAL. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 50 MPH, THE VEHICLE STALLED WITHOUT WARNING. THE CONTACT WAS ABLE TO RESTART THE ENGINE BUT THE FAILURE OCCURRED ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS. THE CONTACT ALSO STATED THAT THE HEADLIGHT KNOB HAD TO BE PULLED IN ORDER TO START THE ENGINE. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO A PRIVATE MECHANIC, WHO DIAGNOSED THAT THE ELECTRICAL CONTROL MODULE NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 139,000.

View Details

ENGINE

8/4/2014 - CHARLOTTE, NC
THE CONTACT OWNS A 1999 BUICK REGAL. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 50 MPH, THE VEHICLE STALLED WITHOUT WARNING. THE CONTACT WAS ABLE TO RESTART THE ENGINE BUT THE FAILURE OCCURRED ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS. THE CONTACT ALSO STATED THAT THE HEADLIGHT KNOB HAD TO BE PULLED IN ORDER TO START THE ENGINE. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO A PRIVATE MECHANIC, WHO DIAGNOSED THAT THE ELECTRICAL CONTROL MODULE NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 139,000.

View Details

ENGINE

7/19/2012 - DOWNERS GROVE, IL
THE CONTACT OWNS A 1998 BUICK REGAL. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING 25 MPH, THERE WAS SMOKE COMING FROM UNDER THE HOOD. THE VEHICLE WAS LEAKING OIL FROM THE FRONT VALVE COVER TO THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD, CAUSING HEAVY BURNING OIL SMOKE. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER, WHO STATED THAT THE VIN WAS NOT INCLUDED IN THE RECALL ASSOCIATED WITH NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID NUMBER: 09V116000 (ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING). THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED AND ALSO STATED THAT THE VIN WAS NOT INCLUDED IN THE RECALL. THEY OFFERED NO FURTHER ASSISTANCE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 83,000.

View Details

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

12/23/2011 - CADYVILLE, NY
THE CONTACT OWNS A 1999 BUICK REGAL. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS PARKED, A FIRE STARTED IN THE ENGINE. THE FIRE DESTROYED THE VEHICLE. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE FIRE BEGAN FROM DROPS OF ENGINE OIL ON THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD. THE CONTACT RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF NHTSA CAMPAIGN I.D. NUMBER: 08V118000 (ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING) AND CALLED THE MANUFACTURER. THE MANUFACTURER STATED TO THE CONTACT THAT DUE TO THE FIRE AND BECAUSE THE VEHICLE WAS PRE-OWNED THERE WAS NOTHING THEY COULD DO TO ASSIST WITH THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 100,000. UPDATED 01/20/12 UPDATED 01/20/12

View Details

STEERING

8/15/2011 - CINCINNATTI, OH
THE CONTACT OWNS A 1999 BUICK REGAL. WHILE DRIVING 25 MPH, THE CONTACT WAS UNABLE TO TURN THE STEERING WHEEL TO THE RIGHT. THE DEALER WAS NOT NOTIFIED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO A PRIVATE MECHANIC WHO INFORMED THE CONTACT OF NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID NUMBER: STEERING ( STEERING); HOWEVER, THE CONTACTS VEHICLE WAS NOT INCLUDED. NO REPAIRS WERE PERFORMED. THE CURRENT AND FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 150,000. UPDATED 01/23/12

View Details
Pages:  <<  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  >>  ... 22
Home  •  Car Recalls  •  Tires  •  Motorcycles  •  RVs  •  Commercial Vehicles  •  Car Seats  •  Complaints  •  Sitemap  •  Privacy Policy

Edmunds  •  Kelley Blue Book  •  SaferCar.gov  •  Consumer Recalls  •  Government Recalls
Follow arfc_recalls on TwitterRSS Feeds