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1990 BUICK REGAL RECALLS

1990 Buick Regal

Regal III Sedan generation is a 2 or 4 doors coupe or sedan produced by Buick from 1988 to 1996 with petrol engines. Capacity is 5 passengers including driver.


Model Trims

  • Regal 2.8 V6 (127 Hp) Automatic
  • Regal 2.8 V6 (132 Hp) Automatic
  • Regal 3.1 V6 (137 Hp) Automatic
  • Regal 3.1 V6 (142 Hp) Automatic
  • Regal 3.1 V6 (162 Hp) Automatic
  • Regal 3.8 V6 (173 Hp) Automatic
  • Regal 3.8 V6 (208 Hp) Automatic
  • Regal 3.1 V6 (137 Hp) Automatic
  • Regal 3.1 V6 (142 Hp) Automatic
  • Regal 3.1 V6 (162 Hp) Automatic
  • Regal 3.8 V6 (173 Hp) Automatic
  • Regal 3.8 V6 ( 208 Hp) Automatic

Features & Specs

1

5
seats

2

19-20 mpg city
28-30 mpg hwy

3

FWD
drivetrain

4

127-208
horsepower

Reported Problems

9 Total Safety Recalls Found

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • Total cars affected: 88303

  • NHTSA campaign: 06E043000

  • Date of the problem: 19/05/2006

THIS CONDITION MAY CAUSE AN INADEQUATE SEAL AT THE CONNECTION, POTENTIALLY LEADING TO A FUEL LEAK. IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A FIRE COULD OCCUR.

STRUCTURE

  • Total cars affected: 713435

  • NHTSA campaign: 00V189000

  • Date of the problem: 11/07/2000

IF BOTH BOLTS PULL THROUGH, THE FRONT OF THE CRADLE WOULD NO LONGER BE SUPPORTED AT THE MOUNTING LOCATIONS AND THE STEERING INTERMEDIATE SHAFT COULD SEPARATE FROM THE STEERING GEAR.

SEAT BELTS

  • Total cars affected: 412792

  • NHTSA campaign: 91V005000

  • Date of the problem: 02/10/1991

WEBBING SEPARATION COULD OCCUR WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING ANDINCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY TO BELTED FRONT OUTBOARD OCCUPANTS IN A HIGH ENERGYCRASH.

STRUCTURE

  • Total cars affected: 676535

  • NHTSA campaign: 97V058000

  • Date of the problem: 08/04/1997

IF THIS WERE TO OCCUR WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS IN MOTION, A VEHICLE CRASH COULD RESULT.

SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING

  • Total cars affected: 51834

  • NHTSA campaign: 90V112000

  • Date of the problem: 06/06/1990

CARS WOULD NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS 208, AND INCORRECT USE OF SAFETY RESTRAINTS COULD LEAD TO PERSONAL INJURY TO OCCUPANTS IF AN ACCIDENTSHOULD OCCUR.

WHEELS

  • Total cars affected: 22361

  • NHTSA campaign: 95V115000

  • Date of the problem: 05/06/1995

IF WHEEL SEPARATION OCCURS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION, LOSS OF STEERING AND BRAKE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE OCCURS, AND A VEHICLE CRASH COULD RESULT WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.

WHEELS

  • Total cars affected: 198163

  • NHTSA campaign: 94V041000

  • Date of the problem: 28/03/1995

IF WHEEL SEPARATION OCCURS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION, LOSS OF STEERING AND BRAKE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE OCCURS, AND A VEHICLE CRASH COULD RESULT WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.

SEAT BELTS

  • Total cars affected: 673000

  • NHTSA campaign: 90V054000

  • Date of the problem: 14/03/1990

SEAT BELT MAY NOT SUSTAIN LOADS REQUIRED BY FMVSS 210, AND IN A VEHICLE ACCIDENT, THE SEAT BELT MAY NOT PROPERLY RESTRAIN A PASSENGER, RESULTING IN INCREASED RISK OF GREATER INJURY TO AN OCCUPANT.

EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

  • Total cars affected: 476422

  • NHTSA campaign: 90V185000

  • Date of the problem: 16/10/1990

A TRAILING VEHICLE MAY NOT RECOGNIZE A BRAKING ACTIONIN TIME TO RESPOND APPROPRIATELY. ALSO, CRUISE CONTROL WILL REENGAGE UPONRELEASE OF THE BRAKE PEDAL AND RESUME THE SET SPEED. IN EITHER CASE, IT COULDRESULT IN A CRASH WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.

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