1992 BUICK Regal

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

2 Recalls for 1992 BUICK Regal

Recall Date Component Summary
August 8, 1995 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

INCORRECT CLEAR FRONT SIDE MARKER BULBS WERE INSTALLED RATHER THAN AMBER BULBS. THIS DOES NOT CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.”

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CLEAR BULBS WITH THE CORRECT AMBER BULBS.

December 6, 1991 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

THE REVERSE SERVO APPLY PIN MAY BIND IN THE CASE WHICH COULD CAUSE REVERSE BAND DISTRESS (LOSS OR SLIPPING OF REVERSE), REVERSE BAND DRAG IN DRIVE RANGE (POOR PERFORMANCE — POOR POWER), OR THE TRANSMISSION TO REMAIN IN REVERSE WHILE THE SHIFT INDICATOR SHOWS NEUTRAL GEAR POSITION.

Remedy:

REPLACE THE TRANSAXLE WHERE REQUIRED.

These are complaints about vehicles like yours and some can only be found here. Do they sound familiar?

2 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1992 BUICK Regal

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166 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1992 BUICK Regal

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 506248
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 506245
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 512481
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 505573
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 505573
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 507140
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 511355
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 513283
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 513283
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
ODI Number: 513283
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 486172
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 486510
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 468991
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 801600
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FLUID
ODI Number: 475962
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 475962
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 808300
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10883920
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10397496
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10261029
SEAT BELTS:FRONT
ODI Number: 10169907
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10163667
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS
ODI Number: 10075703
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10054545
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10051070
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 10030054
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10024707
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10015337
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 8020462
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 8018547
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 8013991
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 8014701
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 8001959
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 984380
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
ODI Number: 986968
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 985496
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 984544
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 974067
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 979768
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING
ODI Number: 978398
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 978834
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING
ODI Number: 977384
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 979571
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 975754
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 975313
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 978053
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 970945
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 971345
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 968036
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 971749
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 970708
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 967084
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 970661
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 964279
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 964279
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES
ODI Number: 966058
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 965961
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 962843
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 960540
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 963609
TIRES:SIDEWALL
ODI Number: 959881
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 964860
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 966181
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 966181
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 966181
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 966181
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 962622
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 958742
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 959130
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 893495
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 872273
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
ODI Number: 868063
SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 865284
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 865273
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 864788
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS | EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC. | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 861187
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 864525
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 854461
SEATS
ODI Number: 844164
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 840972
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 843321
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 846343
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 844684
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 835265
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 833808
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 835541
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 834465
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 831605
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 833054
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRAC
ODI Number: 827421
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 826659
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 822554
STEERING
ODI Number: 827467
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 818679
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 818501
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 815253
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 811486
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 815916
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 815901
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 815868
STEERING:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE
ODI Number: 814443
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 809280
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
ODI Number: 806108
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST
ODI Number: 808386
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 804467
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 806203
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 801224
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 800358
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 800695
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 802344
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 803177
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH
ODI Number: 801837
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING
ODI Number: 780362
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 757990
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH
ODI Number: 740586
STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID
ODI Number: 732696
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 732692
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 725033
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS | POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT | STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION) | STEE
ODI Number: 719839
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 714602
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 714517
SEATS
ODI Number: 709631
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM | EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC | STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR | VISIBILITY:DEF
ODI Number: 706773
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 702960
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 604356
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
ODI Number: 604356
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
ODI Number: 604356
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 604356
TIRES
ODI Number: 601319
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 566157
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 564701
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING
ODI Number: 564098
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 549747
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
ODI Number: 546661
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 546812
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 538859
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 538859
SEAT BELTS:FRONT
ODI Number: 537749
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 536374
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 538282
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 535364
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
ODI Number: 535998
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 531721
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 531721
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
ODI Number: 531721
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 530608
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 526115
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 522809
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 523666
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT:SEAL
ODI Number: 522019
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 522019
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 517809
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 515324
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 481321
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 480525
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 483234
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 483234
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 483234
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ODI Number: 483234
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 483711
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 482126
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 482126
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 482126
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
ODI Number: 482126
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 481768
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 504700
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2 Investigations for 1992 BUICK Regal

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

9 Service Alerts for 1992 BUICK Regal

Date Description
July 1, 1998 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME V6 ENGINES MAY, ON A VERY INFREQUENT BASIS, HAVE AN OIL ODOR CONDITION THAT IS GENERALLY ENCOUNTERED AFTER THE ENGINE’S OIL HAS BEEN CHANGED.TYPICALLY THE ODOR LASTS APPROXIMATELY 1000 MILES AFTER THE CHANGE OF OIL AND THEN DOES NOT RE

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February 1, 1997 105300 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

COLD START RATTLE NOISE (DIAGNOSIS/SERVICE PROCEDURE). *TW

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December 1, 1994 036400 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:ABS WARNING LIGHT

ABS WIRE HARNESS FOR THE RIGHT FRONT WHEEL MAY RUB ON THE BRAKE LINE CAUSING THE ABS WARNING LIGHT TO COME ON. *TW

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December 1, 1999 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HYDRA-MATIC 3T40, 4T60 OR 4T60-E TRANSXALES MAY COMMENT ON A GRINDING AND / OR GROWLING NOISE THAT IS NOTICEABLE WHEN IN PARK ON INCLINE. *TT

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August 1, 1995 105000 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

GRINDING AND/OR GROWLING NOISE IN PARK ON INCLINE.*SD

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October 1, 1999 020000 SUSPENSION

CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF GRINDING / SCRAPING / GROANING NOISE FROM REAR SUSPENSION. *TT

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February 1, 1995 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

COLD START RATTLE NOISE. *TW

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August 1, 1997 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

COMMENT THAT THE ABS LIGHT IS ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC’S) 46 AND 86 SET AS CURRENT OR HISTORY. *YC

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December 1, 1996 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

COLD START RATTLE NOISE. *TW

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