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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
154,360 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2002 Buick Regal electrical problems

electrical problem

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2002 Buick Regal Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 072011

Regal 6-cyl

  • 154,360 miles


Loss of lighting on instrument cluster and real tail lights. During vehicle start it was noticed that the instrument cluster was not receiving electrical power. The fuse box was inspected and the 15 amp fuse was blown. Immediate replacement resulted in repetitive blown fuses. Replaced rear running light lamp bulbs also did not solve problem. Removed two rear running lamp bulbs and instrument cluster remains powered with no recurring blown fuses. Problem affects interior and exterior lighting.

- Shalimar, FL, USA

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