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BUICK REGAL Problems with Power Train

 
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1999 BUICK REGAL Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 1999 BUICK REGAL. These complaints & 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. You may file your own complaint for the 1999 BUICK REGAL by calling the NHTSA Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at (888) 327-4236, TTY: (800) 424-9153. You can also file your complaint online.

Vehicle Information (244 Complaints)
Date reported Sep 22, 2016
Location WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA
Manufacturer General Motors LLC
Vehicle 1999 BUICK REGAL
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 0
Crash involved Y
Injuries 1
Deaths 0
Source Email
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Complaint - Power Train

THE CONTACT OWNS A 1999 BUICK REGAL. WHEN THE VEHICLE WAS PLACED IN PARK AND THE CONTACT EXITED, THE VEHICLE SUDDENLY REVERSED BACKWARDS. THE DRIVER ATTEMPTED TO RE-ENTER THE VEHICLE, BUT WAS UNABLE TO STOP THE VEHICLE AND WAS DRAGGED BACKWARDS. THE DRIVER SUSTAINED INJURIES TO THE LEGS AND CHEST. THE VEHICLE CRASHED INTO THE STAIRS OF AN APARTMENT BUILDING AND THEN CRASHED INTO A RAILING. A POLICE REPORT WAS FILED. THE DRIVER RECEIVED ON THE SPOT MEDICAL ATTENTION FROM AMBULATORY CARE, BUT DID NOT GO TO A HOSPITAL FOR FURTHER TREATMENT. THE VEHICLE WAS DRIVEN BACK TO THE CONTACT'S RESIDENCE BY ANOTHER INDIVIDUAL WHO ASSISTED THE CONTACT. THE INSURANCE COMPANY WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT DIAGNOSED YET TO DETERMINE THE CAUSE OF THE FAILURE. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT NOTIFIED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS NOT AVAILABLE.

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