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Buick Regal Transmission Problems

168 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Buick Regal. 9 of these members (5.4%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 11 transmission repairs to Buick Regals--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of Buick Regal repairs by problem area

Chart based on 148 repairs.
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2013 Buick Regal 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 270hp 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

9400 mi   Driveshafts replaced due to transmission leak 

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2012 Buick Regal 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 270hp 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

24000 mi   Have a manual trans. Would not stay in second gear, the shifter would pop into neutral. Dealer replaced full transmission under warranty. 
22500   The drive shaft was replace and it was making a clocking noise at low speeds 
3000   There is a long delay/pause when shifting from first to second gear. Dealer said 'thats normal'. 

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2011 Buick Regal 4dr Sedan

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

70000 mi US $100 Service Transmission June 16, 2013 replace "Transmission Control Module". June 24, 2013 dealer clear codes in "DTCS" history. June 27, 2013 dealer service center found technical service bulletin #PI0442 Document ID: 2629205. 

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2011 Buick Regal 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 220hp 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

29760 mi   Gear shift linkage had to be replaced because the reverse gear lock out mechanism was not latching (i.e. could put car into reverse without pressing the latch button). NB: 6-speed manual transmission. 

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2011 Buick Regal 4dr Sedan

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

48000 mi   Trans was acting like it was slipping, and very, very hard shifting. Hard downshift, too. Dealer unable to replicate problem. No repair made 
8000   Shimmy at low speed. Half shafts replaced. 

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2002 Buick Regal 4dr Sedan

supercharged 240hp 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

132000 mi US $1500 complete transmission rebuild. upon repair found that a shifter kit was previously installed. bought used Sept. 2010 from dealer who touted as being employee owned, one owner car with no previous problems. Purchased at Crown in Holland MI 

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