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Buick Regal Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

157 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Buick Regal. 11 of these members (7%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 9 transmission and drivetrain repairs to Buick Regals--an average of 0.1 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

29% of the Buick Regal repairs were to the engine, 7% to the transmission, 7% to the brakes, 3% to the suspension, 27% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 22% to the body and trim, and 5% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 122 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 Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2013 19220    
22500 0 The drive shaft was replace and it was making a clocking noise at low speeds 
29760  
Buick Regal in Wisconsin, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2012 0    
3000 0 There is a long delay/pause when shifting from first to second gear. Dealer said 'thats normal'. 
8000  
Buick Regal in Wisconsin, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2013 14000    
24000 0 Have a manual trans. Would not stay in second gear, the shifter would pop into neutral. Dealer replaced full transmission under warranty. 
28000  

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2011 Buick Regal 4dr Sedan

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

Buick Regal in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2012 52000    
70000 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

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

Buick Regal in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2011 1000    
8000 0 Shimmy at low speed. Half shafts replaced. 
22000  
Buick Regal in Kansas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2012 22000    
48000 0 Trans was acting like it was slipping, and very, very hard shifting. Hard downshift, too. Dealer unable to replicate problem. No repair made 
53000  

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2002 Buick Regal 4dr Sedan

supercharged 240hp 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Buick Regal in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
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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