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Buick Regal Problems and Repair Histories

157 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Buick Regal. 52 of these members (33.1%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 113 repairs to Buick Regals--an average of 0.7 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Buick Regal problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Buick Regal problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Buick Regal problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Buick Regal repairs by problem area

27% of the Buick Regal repairs were to the engine, 7% to the transmission, 7% to the brakes, 4% to the suspension, 27% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 24% to the body and trim, and 4% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 113 repairs.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2012 Buick Regal 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 270hp 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Buick Regal in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2011 0    
2000 20 Fuel Gauge wouldn't move after adding fuel 
3000 0 Installed part for fuel gauge. 
 

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2011 Buick Regal 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 220hp 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Buick Regal in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2011 0    
2000 0 "Haze" on exterior chrome trim around windows. Trim replaced. 
10000 0 Chirping sound when A/C turned on, intermittent. It did not make the noise at the dealer's. 
18500 0 Intermittent chirping sound while A/C on and car in Drive, that dealer had not been able to duplicate on a previous visit. When it happened again I was near the dealer and took it in. They replaced a belt and a tensioning arm. 
43000 0 Driver's seat heater turns on very briefly, then turns itself off without heating seat. They diagnosed and had to order a part, still waiting. 
44000 0 parts came in a few days later to repair driver's seat heater, brought car back and problem fixed. Took 'em 2 days though. 

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2011 Buick Regal 4dr Sedan

182-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Buick Regal in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2010 0    
10540 0 PAINT CHIPPING OFF FRONT BUMPER, GM REMOVED AND REPAINTED 
24800 0 Rotors needed to be turned 
 
Buick Regal in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2011 8060    
8680 0 Rattle in rear lens. Fix by adjustment.  
27900 0 Replace automatic light sensor. Replace the electric element for the left front seat.  
37200  
Buick Regal in North Dakota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2011 0    
1000 0 Factory forgot to install mechanism to lock gas cap lid. Dealer installed one. 
Buick Regal in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2010 2000    
3500 0 Seal on back rear tail light was temporarily replaced, ordered a new one that will be here in a few weeks. When driving with the car silent, a rattling noise could be heard from the back of the car. 
8000 0 iPod interface needed replacement because there is static after an hour of use. Driver's side heat seater overheats, to the point where it burns, when placed on the highest setting. This problem developed on its own, as the high setting worked fine during the beginning of ownership with the car. 
 

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