1993 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 1993 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.

March 9, 1993 SEATS

THE DRIVER AND PASSENGER FRONT SEAT MANUAL RECLINING MECHANISMS DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 207, “SEATING SYSTEMS.” THE SEAT BACK MECHANISMS WILL NOT LATCH UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.

Remedy:

REPLACE THE MANUAL SEAT RECLINER MECHANISM WITH A MECHANISM THAT COMPLIES WITH FMVSS 207.

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2 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1993 BUICK Regal

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Date Component  
accessories (cd/tape, radio, navigation system, etc)
brakes

104 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1993 BUICK Regal

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Date Component  
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 508484
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 512373
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 506099
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 510262
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 510262
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 510262
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP
ODI Number: 510239
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 510239
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 510239
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH
ODI Number: 505214
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 504128
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 490672
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
ODI Number: 484537
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 484537
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
ODI Number: 489767
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 489731
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 502441
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 747900
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 478497
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10864670
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 10172855
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 10087943
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10057973
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10039914
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10034597
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10024904
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 8004616
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 8005150
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 8001991
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 987125
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 982557
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 980810
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 982771
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 987216
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
ODI Number: 976771
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 976767
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 976751
WHEELS
ODI Number: 975752
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE
ODI Number: 972201
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 971108
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 971108
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 968770
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 972027
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 966489
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 963972
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 966140
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 959386
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 890223
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 886438
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 881207
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 882909
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 882908
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 874411
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 872656
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 866228
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 870760
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 863486
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 860501
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 836036
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 827863
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 824342
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 822468
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 814639
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:SHOES/LININGS
ODI Number: 811915
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 808042
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 809191
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 804859
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 809413
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR | STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID
ODI Number: 801573
TIRES:BEAD
ODI Number: 756311
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 751024
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 723077
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 719025
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 717096
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 713695
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 700089
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 700643
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 601576
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 562380
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 553827
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 552070
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 545991
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BACK UP LIGHTS
ODI Number: 534693
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 532762
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH
ODI Number: 530687
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 527803
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 527802
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 522241
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 522241
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 521703
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 521099
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 514654
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 514654
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 514654
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 514654
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 514654
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 514654
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 514654
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 514654
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 514654
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 482597
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 482597
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 482597
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 482597
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2 Investigations for 1993 BUICK Regal

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
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.

19 Service Alerts for 1993 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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October 1, 1998 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

VOLUNTARY EMISSION RECALL CAMPAIGN – EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONISTER PURGE SOLENOID VALVE REPLACEMENT AND, CONVERTIBLE ONLY, PROM REPLACEMENT. *YC

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June 1, 1995 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

UNKNOWN

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February 1, 1995 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

HARSH 1-2 UPSHIFTS. *TW

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February 1, 1995 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

FRONT WINDOW SCRAPING NOISE WHEN ROLLING GLASS DOWN. *TW

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February 1, 1995 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

FRONT WINDOW SCRAPING NOISE WHEN ROLLING GLASS DOWN. *TW

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February 1, 1997 105300 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

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

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May 1, 1995 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

UNKNOWN

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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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October 19, 1998 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

VOLUNTARY EMISSION CAMPAIGN INVOLVING THE EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CANISTER PURGE SOLENOID VALVE REPLACEMENT AND, CONVERTIBLE ONLY, PROM REPLACEMENT. *TT

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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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May 1, 1995 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

UNKNOWN

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April 1, 1998 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

INFORMATION ON GROWLING NOISE IN TRANSAXLE DURING FIRST FOUR MINUTES AFTER START UP. *YC

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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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November 10, 1998 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CANISTER PURGE SOLENOID VLAVE REPLACEMENT AND CONVERTIBLE ONLY, PROM REPLACEMENT. *YC

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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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