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2011 Buick Regal repairs by problem area

Engine (30%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (2%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (32%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (16%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 142 repairs.

2011 Buick Regal repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (20%)

$100 - $499 (60%)

< $100 (20%)

Chart based on 5 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2011 Buick Regal 4dr Sedan

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

Buick Regal in New Jersey, United States
May 2011 - Jun 2014
Nov 2011

11000 mi
Dealer replaced the drivers seat heating element. Warranty work. 
Jun 2014

26000 mi
Replaced brake pedal assembly - brake pedal would hang and keep brakes engaged 
Buick Regal in New York, United States
Aug 2011 - Feb 2012
Feb 2011

50 mi
dealer replaced catalytic converter with new 
Sep 2011

5213 mi
dealear replaced leaky fuel line to fuel rail 
Feb 2012

9000 mi
driver heated seat failed 
Buick Regal in Indiana, United States
Jul 2011 - Sep 2015
Sep 2011

2000 mi
"Haze" on exterior chrome trim around windows. Trim replaced. 
Mar 2012

10000 mi
Chirping sound when A/C turned on, intermittent. It did not make the noise at the dealer's. 
Aug 2012

18500 mi
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. 
Feb 2014

43000 mi
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. 
Mar 2014

44000 mi
parts came in a few days later to repair driver's seat heater, brought car back and problem fixed. Took 'em 2 days though. 
Aug 2014

51000 mi
Driver's power seatback adjustment switch stopped working. Dealer said seatback motor died, had to order the part. They let me keep the no-charge rental the whole time, so the 5-day wait was not a problem. 

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2011 Buick Regal 4dr Sedan

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

Buick Regal in Quebec, Canada
Mar 2011 - Aug 2014
Apr 2011

8680 mi
Rattle in rear lens. Fix by adjustment.  
Mar 2013

27900 mi
Replace automatic light sensor. Replace the electric element for the left front seat.  
Jun 2014

39680 mi
The motor icon is on for time to time 
Buick Regal in North Dakota, United States
Jan 2011 - Mar 2011
Mar 2011

1000 mi
Factory forgot to install mechanism to lock gas cap lid. Dealer installed one. 
Buick Regal in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2011 - Sep 2011
Sep 2011 Car only had 358kms. Car stalled after start within 30 seconds. Intake cam phaser, actuator and solenoid needed to be replaced. 
Buick Regal in New York, United States
Nov 2010 - Apr 2012
Oct 2011

16300 mi
cam shaft lifter plates replaced 
Buick Regal in New Jersey, United States
Sep 2010 - Mar 2013
Nov 2010

2300 mi
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. 
May 2011

8000 mi
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. 
Buick Regal in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2011 - Sep 2011
Sep 2011

1240 mi
Noise on cold or warm engine start up. Dealer able to replicate noise and parts were ordered and changed. Actuator was changed to address the problem. USB jack was not working. When audio media was plugged in all that could be heard was static. Dealer had to replace USB connector. 
Buick Regal in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2010 - Jun 2012
Jun 2011

10540 mi
Mar 2012

24800 mi
Rotors needed to be turned 

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2011 Buick Regal Repair Histories

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