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2002 BUICK REGAL RECALLS

2002 Buick Regal

Regal IV Sedan generation is a 4 doors sedan produced by Buick from 1997 to 2004 with petrol engines. Capacity is 5 passengers including driver and total weight is 4597 lbs with 970 lbs maxload.


Model Trims

  • Regal 2.2 (124 Hp) Automatic
  • Regal 2.5i V6 (152 Hp) Automatic
  • Regal 3.0i V6 (172 Hp) Automatic
  • Regal 3.8 V6 (197 Hp) Automatic
  • Regal 3.8 V6 (203 Hp) Automatic
  • Regal 3.8 V6 (243 Hp) Automatic
  • Regal 3.8 V6 (304 Hp) Automatic

Features & Specs

1

5
seats

2

18-22 mpg city
27-35 mpg hwy

3

FWD
drivetrain

4

124-304
horsepower

Reported Problems

5 Total Safety Recalls Found

STEERING

  • Total cars affected: 979

  • NHTSA campaign: 09E005000

  • Date of the problem: 17/02/2009

A BROKEN STEERING KNUCKLE COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND A POSSIBLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

STEERING

  • Total cars affected: 3855

  • NHTSA campaign: 08E063000

  • Date of the problem: 17/10/2008

IF THE WELD FAILS, LOSS OF STEERING COULD RESULT, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

  • Total cars affected: 1003556

  • NHTSA campaign: 15V701000

  • Date of the problem: 26/10/2015

Engine oil that drips onto the hot surface of the exhaust manifold may result in a fire.

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • Total cars affected: 1497516

  • NHTSA campaign: 09V116000

  • Date of the problem: 08/04/2009

IF THE MANIFOLD IS HOT ENOUGH AND THE OIL RUNS BELOW THE HEAT SHIELD, IT MAY IGNITE INTO A SMALL FLAME AND MAY SPREAD TO THE PLASTIC SPARK PLUG WIRE CHANNEL AND BEYOND INCREASING THE RISK OF AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • Total cars affected: 207542

  • NHTSA campaign: 08V118000

  • Date of the problem: 12/03/2008

CERTAIN UNDERHOOD FIRES MAY BE CAUSED BY DROPS OF ENGINE OIL, FROM SEEPAGE OR SPILLAGE, BEING DEPOSITED ON THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD THROUGH HARD BRAKING. IF THE MANIFOLD IS HOT ENOUGH AND THE OIL RUNS BELOW THE HEAT SHIELD, IT MAY IGNITE INTO A SMALL FLAME AND, IN SOME INSTANCES, THE FIRE MAY SPREAD TO THE PLASTIC SPARK PLUG WIRE CHANNEL AND BEYOND.

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