Inaccurate Gas Gauge
GM vehicles have a problem with defective gas gauges that leave owners wondering just how much fuel is left in their tank. The gauge goes a little whacko once the tank is less than half full, with owners saying it sticks in place or bounces…Continue reading article "Inaccurate Gas Gauge"
Coolant Leaks Through Cracked Intake Manifold
Buick leaking coolant, intake manifold gasket failure & cracked intake manifold gasket. Detailed information about the Dexcool class action lawsuit and leaking coolant from intake manifold gasket failure.Continue reading article "Coolant Leaks Through Cracked Intake Manifold"
What Regal Owners Complain About
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
- engine stalls/shuts off while driving in the 2011 Regal
- car won't start, all dash lights blink in the 2000 Regal
- power window failure in the 2000 Regal
- timing chain issue in the 2011 Regal
- runs rough in the 2011 Regal
What Breaks the Most
Regal Key Numbers
GM says it needs to bleed the brake systems of 230,000 cars.
Some of the recalled vehicles have rear brake caliper pistons that have hydrogen gas trapped inside that could be released into the brake systems. ZF, the manufacturer of the brake pistons, didn't properly temper and chrome-coat the pistons, causing hydrogen gas to remain trapped in the bodies of the pistons.…keep reading article "Excess Gas Buildup in the Brake Caliper Pistons of Regal and LaCrosse"
What's your preferred driver seat position --- close to the wheel? lounging back? rotisserie?
Oh, that last one? Yeah, it turns out Buick discovered an issue in the 2011 Regal that could catch the seats on fire.…keep reading article "What's That Smell? 2011 Regal Seats Catching on Fire"
Turns out the power steering assist in the 2016 Buick Regal may not assist you at all.
[Regals] manufactured from August 30, 2015, to February 12, 2016, will be difficult to steer if they revert to manual steering while traveling at slow speeds or around a curve._"…keep reading article "Regal Power Steering Recall"
General Motors is in the news again with a recall of another 733,000 vehicles, 5 golden rings, 1 partridge in a pear tree and who knows what else at this point...
The recall is for your front turn signals each have two bulbs, and if both those bulbs burn out you'll be presented with a warning light. However, if only one bulb burns out there's no warning and GM wants to fix that.…keep reading article "Turn Signal Breakdown Recall"